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2019 Los Angeles Autо Show Preview: Part I

The Los Angeles Auto Show opens its doors on November 22 and lasts till December 1, 2019. SUVs and EVs will dominate there. Let’s take a brief look at what each brand prepares for the event.

The LA Auto Show 2019 will bring out around 50 vehicles, both concept or production-ready, all-new or updated. Some will make their first-ever appearance, other will first debut in North America.

Alfa Romeo

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio and Giulia have been updated for the new model year.

Aston Martin

The firts-ever SUV of this British luxury brand – the DBX – will only make a brief inviting demonstration the night before the first media day of the show.

2015 Aston Martin DBX Concept image
2015 Aston Martin DBX Concept

Audi

The Audi e-tron Sportback production version will be one of the exhibits in Los Angeles. Its style resembles to that of the A7 fastback, it inherits the battery pack and drivetrain from the e-tron crossover.

2017 Audi e-tron Sportback Concept photo
2017 Audi e-tron Sportback Concept

BMW

The BMW M2 CS will be the most powerful modification producing even more horsepower than the M2 Competition with about 450 hp.

2020 BMW M8 Gran Coupe Competition image
2020 BMW M8 Gran Coupe Competition

Other BMWs at the LA Auto Show are the elongated 2 Series Gran Coupe, as well as the BMW M8 Gran Coupe and Gran Coupe Competition. They deliver 600 hp and 617 hp, respectively, and 553 lb-ft of torque from a 4.4-liter S63 M twin-turbo V8 engine.

Bollinger startup

Bollinger brings the B1 pickup and B2 SUV to the show. Unlike Rivian’s pickup and SUV, the vehicles from Bollinger are larger and boxier and designed for more real intended use. Twin motors on the both produce 614 hp, a 120kWh battery powers them. The model should go into production in a year. Their price will start from $125,000.

2021 Bollinger B2

Fiat

Fiat will showcase the 500X Sport. This version has new front and rear fascias, side molding, dark exterior accents, plenty of interior upgrades.

2020 Fiat 500X Sport photo
2020 Fiat 500X Sport

Ford

The Ford Mustang Mach-E is one of the most notable and intriguing debuts. It targets the Tesla Model Y.

Ford offers the model with a choice of battery packs (standard or extended-range) and drivetrain options (rear- or all-wheel drive). Its EPA-estimated range is 300 miles. The car achieves 332 hp and 417 lb-ft of torque.

The hot GT version will arrive as well.

Customers can already make reservations.

2021 Ford Mustang Mach E photo
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

Genesis

The Genesis G90 after the mid-cycle refresh will hit the auto show too.

Hyundai

Hyundai updated the Ioniq. Hybrid, plug-in and all-electric configurations will be on offer. Fuel efficiency and driving range are improved, we believe, and new safety features added.

The next-generation Hyundai Tucson in a concept form will be also showcased.

Upper photo: current Genesis G90

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