Press preview days were 16 & 17 November

Press preview days were 16 & 17 November

The following cars, light trucks and concepts were world premieres at the 2016 LA auto show.

Information on the models below can be found by searching PLDB, just-auto's global vehicle database. Simply click on the link at the end of this list.

Model year for North American markets in parentheses

Acura Precision Cockpit: preview of new layout and technology for what surrounds the driver

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio (2018): 510hp 2.9-litre biturbo V6, other engines to be added later in 2017

Aston Martin Vanquish S (2017): 600PS 5.9-litre V12, coupe and Volante, first deliveries in December

Audi A5 Cabriolet & S5 Cabriolet (2018): German market deliveries commence in March

BMW 230i Coupe & 230i Convertible (2017): new 248hp 2.0-litre turbo engine

Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 (2018): raised suspension, new bumpers, DSSV dampers

Chevrolet Equinox (2018): 11cm shorter and claimed to be 180kg lighter

Chevrolet Spark Activ (2017): federalised and renamed version of India's Beat Activ mini-crossover

Elio Motors E1c: E Series three-wheeler prototype is updated with new safety systems

Ford EcoSport facelift (2018): Ford will finally sell the small SUV in the US and Canada, to be imported from India in early 2018

Honda Civic Coupe Si prototype: there will also be a sedan version with the same 19" wheels, central tailpipes and spoilers

Honda CR-V (2017): new platform and 190hp version of Civic's 1.5-litre turbo engine; production moved from Mexico and UK

Hyundai autonomous Ioniq concept: self-driving prototype has the LiDAR mounted in the front bumper

Jaguar I-PACE concept: preview of an electric SUV for 2018 with a 500+km range (NEDC cycle)

Jeep Compass Trailhawk (2017): 2.4-litre engine will be standard for North America's built-in-Mexico model

Lamborghini Huracán Spyder LP 580-2 (2017): follows the debut of the fixed-roof variant at 2015 LA show

Mazda CX-5 (2017): second generation model uses update of existing platform

Mercedes-AMG E 63 4MATIC (2018): 420kW (571hp) 4.0-litre biturbo V8, 750Nm

Mercedes-AMG E 63 S 4MATIC (2018): 450kW (612hp) 4.0-litre biturbo V8, 850Nm

Mercedes-Maybach S 650 Cabriolet (2018): 300 will be made, called S650 Cabriolet in USA, 612hp 6.0-litre biturbo V12

Mini Countryman (2017): 20cm longer, Paceman not being replaced, on sale from February (Europe) / March (USA)

Mini Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 (2018): PHEV, three-cylinder petrol engine+one electric motor, on sale from June (USA)

Nissan Sentra NISMO (2017): a prototype debuted at the 2013 LA show, no explanation here for why it took 3 years

Nissan Versa Note facelift (2017): same update as Japan's Nissan Note but no hybrid for North America

Porsche Panamera & Panamera 4 (2017): powered by a 330hp (243kW) turbo 3.0-litre V6

Porsche Panamera Executive (2017): wheelbase extended by 150mm, standard rear-wheel steering

Subaru Viziv 7 concept: seven-seat SUV, replacement for Tribeca, same platform as new Impreza

Toyota C-HR 2.0-litre (2018): will be exported from Turkey, other markets have 1.2 turbo and 1.8 hybrid

Volkswagen Atlas (2018): Chattanooga-made SUV, MQB architecture, 2.0- and 3.6-litre engines

Volkswagen e-Golf facelift (2017): battery capacity is now 35.8 kWh, range improves to 124 miles

Volkswagen Passat GT concept: modified front end, lowered suspension, 280hp V6 engine

Volvo S60 Polestar & V60 Polestar (2017): turbo straight six replaced by 367hp 2.0-litre Drive-E

Volvo V90 Cross Country (TBC): production of 15,000-20,000 a year expected, all build at Torslanda

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