Category Archives: 2013 LA Auto Show

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Ford and Coca-Cola team-up for new car interior fabric

Ford has partnered with Coca-Cola and utilized their ‘PlantBottle’ technology to test renewable car fabrics. Coca-Cola introduced the PlantBottle technology in 2009 for plastic bottles. With this technology up to 30% of the normally petroleum-based

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LA Live – 2014 Chrysler 300S

Chrysler unveiled an updated version of its 300S and showcased it as the 2014 300S at the LA Auto Show. Two engine options are available on the 2014 300S. The base variants are powered by a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine that churns out a healthy 300 bhp

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LA Live – 2014 Hyundai Elantra Sport

The Hyundai Elantra facelift was expected to be seen at the LA Auto Show. However, Hyundai did one step better by showing us the 2014 Elantra Sport. The 2014 Elantra Sport gets extensive design upgrades and a more powerful GDI engine. In total, almost

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LA Live – Chevrolet Sonic sedan RS & Sonic Dusk

Chevrolet has, at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show, unveiled two new models of the Sonic sedan. The first is the Sonic RS sedan, which seems to be heavily influenced by the Sonic RS hatchback. Like the hatchback, the sedan gets a turbocharged 1.4-liter

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LA Live – 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe

GM announced the 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe and the 2015 Suburban in early September this year, though its at the 2013 LA Auto Show where the public gets to see them in the flesh. The body-on-frame SUV now uses a stronger frame and a wider rear track. As a

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LA Live – Ford Edge Concept

Ford revealed its concept of a large SUV at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show today. Though engine options weren’t revealed, the concept “Edge” is packed with features for the future. It is likely that the concept will take 1-2 years to be put into

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LA Live – 2014 MINI

Following a reveal earlier this week, the 2014 Mini was shown at the 2013 LA Auto Show. The new Mini is a significant upgrade from its previous avatar both in terms of dimensions and engine specs. The base Mini Cooper comes with a 3-cylinder 1.5-liter

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2013 LA Auto Show Live – Range Rover Long wheelbase

The Range Rover Long wheelbase variant has premiered at the LA Auto Show 2013. The long wheelbase variant returns to the Range Rover lineup after a 19 year hiatus. With a wheelbase longer by 140mm, the car’s rear seat passengers now get a considerable

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LA Live – 2015 GMC Yukon

Announced in September, the 2015 GMC Yukon has its public premiere at the 2013 LA Auto Show. For the 2015 model year, three variants of the Yukon will be made available – the standard Yukon, the Yukon XL and the Yukon Denali. The Yukon XL has an

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LA Live – 2015 Cadillac Escalade

The 2015 Cadillac Escalade gets its motor show debut at the 2013 LA Auto Show, after the world reveal was conducted in early October this year. Cadillac is calling it a 2015 model as production begins only next spring in Arlington, Texas. Two versions

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2013 LA Auto Show Live – Mercedes GLA 250

Mercedes-Benz has premiered the GLA Class in North America at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show. The GLA 250 is one of the four local or global premieres Mercedes Benz is conducting in Los Angeles this year. The GLA is the fifth member of the Mercedes SUV