The 24 hottest cars at the LA Auto Show

  • The Los Angeles Auto Show begins on Friday and runs through December 9 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
  • Major automakers like BMW and Mercedes-Benz, as well as startups like Rivian and Byton, will show off production and concept vehicles.
  • This year’s lineup includes vehicles that represent the auto industry’s present and future, from gas-powered SUVs and pickup trucks like the 2020 Lincoln Aviator and 2020 Jeep Gladiator to electric vehicles like the BMW Vision iNext and Rivian 1T.
  • The LA Auto Show marks the beginning of a six-month period in which automakers will show consumers what they can expect to see in showrooms over the next few years.

The Los Angeles Auto Show begins on Friday and runs through December 9 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Major automakers like BMW and Mercedes-Benz, as well as startups like Rivian and Byton, will show off production and concept vehicles. This year’s lineup includes vehicles that represent the auto industry’s present and future, from gas-powered SUVs and pickup trucks like the 2020 Lincoln Aviator and 2020 Jeep Gladiator to electric vehicles like the BMW Vision iNext and Rivian 1T. Some vehicles will be available before the end of 2018, while others won’t be ready until 2021.

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The LA Auto Show marks the beginning of a six-month period in which automakers will show consumers what they can expect to see in showrooms over the next few years. Following the LA Auto Show will be the Consumer Electronics Show and Detroit Auto Show in January, the Chicago Auto Show in February, and the New York International Auto Show in April.

These are the 24 hottest vehicles you can see at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show.


2020 Hyundai Palisade

When you’ll be able to drive it: Summer 2019


2019 Mazda3

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Mike Blake/Reuters

When you’ll be able to drive it: Early 2019


2020 Porsche 911

When you’ll be able to drive it: Summer 2019


2019 Honda Passport

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Honda

When you’ll be able to drive it: Early 2019


2020 Jeep Gladiator

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Mike Blake/Reuters

When you’ll be able to drive it: Second quarter of 2019


BMW X7 SUV

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BMW

When you’ll be able to drive it: March 2019


BMW Vision iNext

When you’ll be able to drive it: 2021


Porsche Macan

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Porsche

When you’ll be able to drive it: Summer 2019


2020 Lincoln Aviator

When you’ll be able to drive it: Summer 2019

Source: Detroit Free Press


2020 Kia Soul EV

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Mike Blake/Reuters

When you’ll be able to drive it: 2019

Source: Digital Trends


2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid

When you’ll be able to drive it: Spring 2019


2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e

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Toyota

When you’ll be able to drive it: No official release date yet, likely 2019


2019 Lexus LX Inspiration

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Lexus

When you’ll be able to drive it: Late 2018


2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid

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Subaru

When you’ll be able to drive it: Late 2018


2019 Nissan Maxima

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Kyle Grillot/Reuters

When you’ll be able to drive it: December 2018


Byton K-Byte

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Byton

When you’ll be able to drive it: 2021


Byton M-Byte

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Mike Blake/Reuters

When you’ll be able to drive it: 2019


Audi E-Tron GT

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Mike Blake/Reuters

When you’ll be able to drive it: Early 2021


Rivian R1S

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Rivian

When you’ll be able to drive it: 2020 or 2021


Rivian R1T

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Mike Blake/Reuters

When you’ll be able to drive it: 2020 or 2021


2019 Nissan Murano

When you’ll be able to drive it: December 2018


2019 Ford Ranger

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Ford

When you’ll be able to drive it: Early 2019


Volkswagen I.D. Buzz Cargo

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Kyle Grillot/Reuters

When you’ll be able to drive it: As early as 2022 in Europe


2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro

When you’ll be able to drive it: 2019

Source: Edmunds