LA SHOW: Final list of world premieres
A final update of just-auto's list of concepts and production models which made their debuts at the Los Angeles auto show's 28 & 29 November press days.
The model year for the US market is in parentheses
Acura RLX (2014): replaces RL, 310hp 3.5-litre V6, FWD, six-speed auto
Acura RLX Sport Hybrid (2014): 370hp V6, AWD, seven-speed dual clutch auto
Acura ZDX facelift (2013): went on sale in Oct but production will end in January
BMW i3 Coupe Concept: three-door i3 concept, same 2,570mm wheelbase
BMW i8 Concept Roadster: 354hp plug-in petrol-electric hybrid
Chrysler Town & Country S (2013): new model grade with high-spec interior
Dodge Charger Daytona (2013): 2,500 cars to be built, unique grille and wheels
Dodge Dart Aero (2013): new model grade, EPA rating of 41mpg for manual car
Fiat 500e (2013): production version of '500 Electric' prototype from 2010 NAIAS
Fiat 500c Abarth (2013): new derivative for the Mexican-made 500 cabrio line-up
Fiat 500L (2014): Federalised version makes its debut, sales to follow in 2013
Fiat 500L Trekking (2014): higher ride height and styling mods create a mock-SUV
Ford Fiesta facelift & ST (2014): North America's model range gains 1.0 EcoBoost
Ford Transit Connect Wagon (2014): two wheelbases and five or seven seats
Honda Civic facelift (2013): American Honda updates the car after just 18 months
Hyundai Santa Fe (2013): production version, long-wheelbase version of S.F. Sport
Hyundai Veloster C3 Roll Top concept: 'Convertible', '3-door', 1.6-litre turbo
Jaguar XFR-S (2014): brand's fastest sedan yet, 542hp 5.0-litre supercharged V8
Kia Forte sedan (2014): was launched as the Kia K3 in Korea/China in Sep/Oct
Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Roadster (2014): the convertible version appears
Mercedes-Benz Ener-G-Force concept: design study suggests possible next G-Class
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series: limited edition, higher power variant
Mini Countryman facelift (2013): minor update, including changes to the interior
Porsche Cayman (2013): second gen model, again closely related to Boxster
smart forjeremy concept: clothes designer Jeremy Scott gives the fortwo wings
Subaru Forester (2014): features new 2.0-litre turbo engine & revised 2.5-litre
Toyota RAV4 (2013): fourth generation model, V6 deleted, tailgate now top-hinged
Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid (2013): production model, 1.4 turbo, 20kW electric motor
Volvo S60 Polestar concept: 508hp turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine
Author: Glenn Brooks
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