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Auto Shows & Events 20 Los Angeles Auto Show 2019 Debuts Previewed

20 Los Angeles Auto Show 2019 Debuts Previewed

A look at some of the models we can expect to see at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show.

  • Major Los Angeles Auto Show debuts expected from Toyota, Nissan, Ford, Audi, and Karma
  • Porsche will debut the Taycan 4S in North America
  • Mazda CX-30 will make North American debut in Los Angeles
  • Volkswagen will debut yet another EV concept
  • Karma will debut a new model, probably a concept in L.A.
  • A new pickup from Tesla is also expected

The last major auto show of the year is upon us with the Los Angeles Auto Show getting underway this year. Here’s a look at some of the debuts we can expect to see in L.A. starting tomorrow.

Audi e-tron Sportback

Audi e-tron Sportback
Audi e-tron Sportback rendering | Photo: Nikita Chuyko /

Last year Audi launched the Audi e-tron GT. This year, expect the more affordable e-tron Sportback to debut as a competitor to the Tesla Model 3.

BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe

BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe Los Angeles

Launched a few weeks ago, the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe is a new version of the entry-level 2 Series with four doors and a hatchback.

BMW M8 Gran Coupe

2020 BMW M8 Gran Coupe Los Angeles
2020 BMW M8 Competition Gran Coupe | Photo: BMW

The BMW M8 Gran Coupe will debut in Los Angeles as a four-door version of the spectacular M8 launched earlier this year.


2020 BMW M2 CS Los Angeles
2020 BMW M2 CS Coupe | Photo: BMW

The sportiest BMW M2 will launch in Los Angeles as a more extreme, more track-focused M2.

BMW X3 xDrive30e

2020 BMW X3 xDrive30e

The BMW X3 xDrive 30e is a plug-in hybrid version of the BMW X3 and promises to offer 292 horsepower and around 32 kilometres of range.

Fiat 500X

2019 Fiat 500X Trekking Plus
2019 Fiat 500X Trekking Plus | Photo: Fiat

Fiat will facelift the 500X in Los Angeles in the hopes of attracting a bit of attention to its fledgling subcompact SUV.

Ford Mustang Mach-E

Ford Mustang Mach-E

The Ford Mustang Mach-E was revealed on November 17 and you can read all about it here.

Hyundai IONIQ

Hyundai IONIQ
2020 Hyundai IONIQ | Photo: Hyundai

Hyundai is expected to refresh its electric sedan while also possibly unveiling a new version of the Hyundai Tucson.


Karma SC2
Karma SC2 | Photo: Karma Automotive

Karma has been working a new concept called SC2. We may also see Karma’s new SUV and learn more about where the brand is going.

Kia K5

Kia K5 Los Angeles Auto Show

The Kia K5 is actually the new Kia Optima. Kia may actually decide to call it K5 which would be awesome, but for now all we know is that there’s a new Kia mid-size sedan on the way that will look like the K5 unveiled earlier this month.

Kia Seltos

Kia Seltos teaser

Kia previewed a new SUV on its Facebook page this week. No confirmation that it is the Seltos, but it could very well be.

Mazda CX-30

2020 Mazda CX-30

The Mazda CX-30 actually launched way back in March in Geneva. Still, we haven’t heard much about it since so it will nice to see it again in L.A.


Mini Cooper JCW GP

The Mini Cooper John Cooper Works GP second generation is coming to Los Angeles and it’s one of the most exciting cars we hope to see this week.

Nissan Sentra

Nissan Sentra Los Angeles

Nissan has an all-new Nissan Sentra planned for the Los Angeles Auto Show. Could all-wheel drive happen?

Porsche Taycan 4S

Porsche Taycan 4S

Unveiled a few weeks ago with a starting price just under $120,000, the Taycan 4S is now the entry-level electric Porsche.

Subaru Forester Hybrid

2020 Subaru Forester | Photo: Subaru

We’re not sure about this one, but we do expect to see the Subaru Forester hybrid in Los Angeles.

Tesla Cybertruck

Tesla pickup rendering
Tesla pickup rendering

Tesla will unveil its all-new, fully electric pickup that could be called Cybertruck.

Toyota RAV4 PHEV

2021 Toyota RAV4 Plug-in Hybrid
2021 Toyota RAV4 Plug-in Hybrid | Photo: Toyota

The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is already widely popular. Now, Toyota is planning a brand-new RAV4 PHEV plugin.

Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport | Photo: Volkswagen

It was unveiled in October and now it will debut officially at the Los Angeles Auto Show as a sportier, 5-seat version of the Atlas.

Volkswagen I.D. Space Vizzion

Volkswagen ID. SPACE VIZZION | Photo: Volkswagen

The Volkswagen I.D. Spaze Vizzion previews an upcoming SUV or crossover with a fully electric powertrain.

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