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Los Angeles 2014: Lexus LF-C2 Concept Unmasked

As Smash Mouth once sang, not everything that glitters is gold, that even shooting stars — like Lexus — can break the mold. This golden concept, the LF-C2, serves as both a harbinger of design cues for the Japanese premium brand, and the foundation for a grand-touring convertible to replace the aging IS C. Show More Summary

Los Angeles: Lexus LF-C2 Concept shows polarizing looks are here to stay

Well, that's one question answered. When Lexus released the first teaser for its LF-C2 Concept, we figured it'd be one of two things - either it'd be a convertible based on the LF-LC Concept car or it'd be a thinly veiled concept version of the RC Convertible. Show More Summary

Los Angeles 2014: Toyota Prius C, V Revised

For 2015, the Toyota Prius c and V models both receive slight revisements to their respective styles and beyond. The larger V has three new color options available for the curious: Attitude Black Metallic (not related to Catherine Wheel’s reggae smash hit with a similar name), Absolutely Red and Toasted Walnut Pearl. Show More Summary

Breaking: Obama nominates Mark Rosekind for next NHTSA administrator

Amid two of the greatest safety crises in automotive history, the federal agency charged with protecting American motorists may finally have a new leader. The White House announced Wednesday that President Obama has nominated Mark Rosekind...Show More Summary

Official: Chevy reveals diesel-powered Colorado ZR2 Concept

Chevrolet is reintroducing its best-known off-road badge for the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, with the return of the ZR2 on the all-new Colorado pickup. While we're plenty excited about this particular concept, it's what sits under the...Show More Summary

Los Angeles 2014: 2016 Mazda CX-5 Unmasked

Completing the Mazda trifecta of the all-new CX-3 and refreshed Mazda6 comes the revised CX-5. The 2016 update gives the crossover a face updated for the times, LED accents, 19-inch wheels, and nine colors from which to paint your world. Show More Summary

Los Angeles 2014: 2016 Mazda6 Revealed

Meet the new boss, almost the same as the old boss. Refreshed for the 2016 model year, the Mazda6 has a revised smile, LED headlamps, and nine colors from which to choose. Meanwhile, the inside provides the driver with a first-ever-for-the-brand...Show More Summary

Official: 2015 Toyota Prius C is still colorful, still gets 53 mpg

Few vehicles can match the affordable fuel economy of the $19,000, 53-mile-per-gallon Toyota Prius C, and that fact isn't likely to change for 2015, as the Japanese company has issued a moderate refresh of its sub-compact hybrid. AsShow More Summary

Los Angeles: 2015 Maserati Quattroporte gets the lightest possible updates

A week after its debut on the interwebs, Maserati has trotted out its freshened Quattroporte range at the LA Auto Show, giving us our first in-person look at the changes to the top-of-the-line GTS trim. Maserati has tweaked the headlights across the range, while the GTS gains new body-color trim pieces on the lower bodywork. Show More Summary

Los Angeles 2014: Porsche Panamera Exclusive Series Debuts

In the market for a new Panamera, yet fear it may be a tad pedestrian? Porsche’s got you covered. For just $264,895 to start — approximately the same base price for the Rolls-Royce Ghost — one can purchase the Panamera Exclusive Series, based upon the Turbo S Executive. Show More Summary

Los Angeles: 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 is a silver arrow aimed at Bentley [w/video]

The Mercedes-Maybach S600 is a car made for a town like Los Angeles, which so thoroughly enjoys excess. We're not only discussing the new car's wildly opulent interior, which is arguably the nicest ever fitted to a car with a Silver Arrow on its nose, but its mechanicals. Show More Summary

Los Angeles 2014: BMW X5 M, X6 M Revealed

Forget DMX: BMW is giving it to you times two, with the unveiling of its M-enhanced X5 and X6 crossovers. Both Xs boast a 4.4-liter V8 with twin-scroll turbocharging, direct fuel injection, and BMW’s Valvetronic airflow-regulation system. Show More Summary

Official: 2016 Mazda CX-5 keeps it simple

Take a long, hard look, folks. This is the refreshed 2016 Mazda CX-5, which makes its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show today. And if you're thinking, "Say, that looks just like the old one," you really aren't alone. The visible updates...Show More Summary

Los Angeles 2014: Mercedes-Maybach S600 Bows

Jay Z, Kanye, meet your new Otis. Mercedes-Benz unveiled the first vehicle from the Mercedes-Maybach lineup, dubbed the S600. The ultra-exclusive, ultra-premium sedan receives power from a twin-turbo 6-liter V12, punching 523 horsepower...Show More Summary

Los Angeles: 2015 Porsche Panamera Exclusive Series is a seriously quick way to spend $260k

Porsche is usually associated with being a sports car brand, but with vehicles like the Cayenne and Panamera it takes a step into the world of luxury against firmly established players like Mercedes-Benz. One way for the company to poke...Show More Summary

Video: Nissan details Craigslist 1996 Maxima restoration

"Luxury Defined," in the most ironic sense the galaxy has ever known, is now "Luxury Restored," in the real and incredible sense. Last September, Luke Aker made ads to sell his 1996 Nissan Maxima GLE, the YouTube version being a mix truth, bombast, a British accent and a ratchet strap. Show More Summary

Los Angeles: Audi R8 bids adieu with the 570-hp Competition in LA

Audi is saying auf Wiedersehen to the first-gen R8 at the Los Angeles Auto Show in the best way possible - the even more powerful, limited edition 2015 R8 Competition. This might be the vehicle's swansong, but it's going out with a bang. Audi...Show More Summary

Official: Volkswagen HyMotion says hi in the SportWagen and Passat in LA

Toyota is certainly grabbing attention with the pricing of its Mirai fuel-cell vehicle, but Volkswagen is proving it understands hydrogen too at this year's Los Angeles Auto Show with versions of the Golf SportWagen and Passat that showcase its HyMotion system. Show More Summary

Los Angeles: Witness the Prologue to Audi's design future [w/videos]

Audi went Hollywood for its debut of the forward-looking Prologue concept car last night, pulling the silks back at a sprawling LA manse in the hills. The cost-no-object unveiling of the car, as well as its prominent positioning at this year's LA Auto Show, speaks to the importance with which the company views the styling you see here. Prof. Show More Summary

Los Angeles 2014: Honda HR-V Gets A Manual

While Mazda isn’t offering a manual gearbox on their CX-3 mini-CUV, Honda will be offering one on 2WD versions of the HR-V. Powered by the Civic’s 1.8L 4-cylinder engine making 138 horsepower and 127 lb-ft of torque. For those that don’t...Show More Summary

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