The Los Angeles Auto Show will feature more than 50 vehicles debuts from leading automakers such as General Motors, INFINITI, Lexus, Lincoln, Toyota, BMW and Mercedes-Benz starting December 1st to Dec.10th located at LA Convention Center.
|Mercedes Benz CLS 2018|
(LOS ANGELES, CA) Dec.1st 2017
Photos Karen Ostlund
MINI’s new Electric Concept vehicle will make its North American debut, while Mitsubishi will reveal its 2018 Eclipse Cross. Alongside vehicle debuts and experiential showcases from Audi, Hyundai, Jaguar, Land Rover, Volvo and more, this year also marks the first time Tesla will exhibit in a main hall of the show.
|VOLVO XC 40 2018|
|MINI Cooper Convertible 2018|
|BMW Concept car 2018|
|LEXUS RX 350L|
BMW Group will show eight new cars and one new motorcycle – including two world premieres.
|Porsche 718 Cayman GTS|
|JEEP Wrangler 2018|
The Mercedes-Benz CLS and Jeep Wrangler are among more than 30 vehicles confirmed to make their global debut, while Hyundai’s Kona and Mitsubishi’s Eclipse Cross will make their first North American appearances. Toyota and Lexus are both slated to bring a global vehicle premiere, and Toyota will be focusing on a new hydrogen infrastructure project.
|Hyundai KONA 2018|
|NISSAN car in Star War movie opens Dec.18|
Following up on last year’s hit Star Wars-themed debut of the Rogue, Nissan will unveil its newest entry into the CUV segment in the U.S.while the second takes the brand back to a galaxy, far, away and will feature a dramatic family of vehicles inspired by “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.”
Additionally, Chevrolet will have both global and North American debuts on display at the show, while legendary American manufacturer Saleen Automotive will celebrate the global reveal of its latest vehicle, which is a result of lessons learned over 35 years of car tuning, manufacturing and racing.
LA Convention Center at 1201 S. Figueroa St. in Downtown Los Angeles, next to LA Live and Staples Center. Tickets and more info www.laautoshow.com
In its second year, The Garage, a unique destination in lower South Hall, will feature one-of-a-kind vehicles, the hottest aftermarket parts and accessories, customized rides and more. GO, located in the South Hall Atrium and the breezeway, will once again be a favorite of smart mobility fans interested in scooters, kickboards and electric bikes.
The Garage will feature more than 30 exhibitors across a 160,000-square foot area, conveniently located beneath the South Hall of the Convention Center. LA Auto Show attendees can visit The Garage to watch demos of aftermarket products, purchase branded merchandise and check out custom vehicles. The Garage will feature a car wrap demo from Al & Ed’s Autosound, customizable license plate frames for purchase from Custom Engraving Company and the Girls’ Pit Stop with auto maintenance workshops catering to women from YouTube star Jessicann.
Prestone, celebrating its 90-year anniversary, will be displaying more than 25 vehicles including its 1971 De Tomaso Pantera, built by the Ringbrothers; a custom 1966 Chevrolet C/10 Street Truck dubbed “Unruly;” and its most recent reveal, a custom 1972 AMC Javelin, also built by the Ringbrothers. Prestone will also feature the top cars from its uniquely diverse 90th Anniversary Rally preceding the LA Auto Show.
Alongside Prestone, brands exhibiting in The Garage this year include the following:
AirWolf 3D: Check out “The World’s Most 3D-Printed Hellcat,” a 2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat loaded with custom parts 3D-printed on AirWolf 3D printers.
Ivan Tampi Customs: The self-taught automotive designer will be displaying his customized Corvette kits, including his latest design, the XIK Widebody Kit for the C7 Corvette Stingray.
K1 Speed: The nation’s premiere kart racing company will have their signature go-karts on display for photo opportunities, in addition to a spin-the-wheel prize giveaway.
Yamaha: The iconic manufacturer will display water crafts, e-bikes, ATVs, 4×4, motorcycles and helicopter drones, in addition to partnering with the music division to feature a Disklavier piano, amps, guitars and musical performances by a garage band.
“Every year, fans of the show look forward to seeing the displays and exhibits taking place in The Garage and Go, because both destinations encompass what Los Angeles is all about – our love of cool and unique cars (old and new) and our appreciation for the alternative transportation lifestyle,” said LA Auto Show and AutoMobility LA President, Lisa Kaz. “The array of custom cars and aftermarket accessories intermixed with inventions and products are a true representation of the diverse future of mobility.”
Featured inside GO will be leading personal mobility companies including Phantom Bikes, Propella Electric Bikes, and 2016 Top Ten company, URB-E. New this year, GO will also utilize the 3,000 square-foot outdoor space in the breezeway behind West Hall at the Los Angeles Convention Center as an additional demo space for attendees to test the different products themselves. Attendees will have the opportunity to try products from:
Micro-Kickboard: The Swiss company, Micro-Mobility, manufactures scooters, kickboards and other personal mobility products for all ages.
Phantom Bikes: Headquartered in San Diego, the company designs and builds motorized bicycles, both gas-powered and electric, with the power to take riders anywhere.
Propella Electric Bikes: Electric bikes designed and developed with the look and feel of a traditional bike, that’s simple to use, reliable and affordable.
Razor USA: The American company was founded in 2000 with the introduction of its now legendary kick scooter, now is a designer and manufacturer of personal transporters and other electric rideables around the world.
URB-E: Founded in 2013, a leader in foldable electric scooters and e-vehicles developed for the urban future.