The media preview day was 29 Nov

The media preview day was 29 Nov

The following concepts and production vehicles were world debuts at the 2017 LA auto show.

Information on the following models 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

BMW i8 Roadster (2018): the Coupe also gains the same new battery pack offering a longer range which is now up to 53km, on sale from May 2018

Infiniti QX50 (2019): to be available with a 2.0-litre VC-Turbo, the variable compression petrol engine which Infiniti premiered at the 2016 Paris motor show

Jeep Wrangler (2018): will be made at Toledo North with build of the outgoing model continuing at Toledo South into the first quarter of 2018

Land Rover Range Rover SVAutobiography facelift (2018): 575PS supercharged V8 replaces the former 550PS version

Lexus LX 570 two-row (2018): losing the third row means 15 per cent more boot space

Lexus RX 350L and RX 450hL (2018): three rows of seating from this long-wheelbase body, with six- and seven-seat versions on sale from December

Lincoln MKC facelift (2019): updated safety tech as well as a new front end similar to that of the Continental, on sale in August 2018

Lincoln Nautilus (2019): facelift and name change for the MKX, base engine now a 245hp 2.0-litre turbo while the former 330hp 2.7-litre turbo V6 gains 5hp

Mazda6 facelift (2018): unusually for a Mazda this is the second update and this means the production life will probably be a long-for-Mazda seven years

Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class (2019): MRA architecture, should be available with new M 264 four-cylinder turbo petrol with 48 V electrical system

Porsche 718 Boxster GTS (2018): 269kW (365hp) and 430Nm 2.5-litre turbo flat four replaces the naturally aspirated flat-six of the pre-facelift GTS

Porsche 718 Cayman GTS (2018): same engine as the Boxster GTS and gearboxes are like-wise six-speed manuals or seven-speed twin-clutch PDKs

Porsche 911 Carrera T (2018):  370hp (272kW), shorter final drive ratio, seven-speed manual gearbox, mechanical rear LSD, 20 kg reduction

Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo (2018): 136hp motor and 550hp twin-turbo 4.0-litre engine = system power of 680hp (500kW)

Hengtian Auto Redspace EV: prototype of a 2.97m long electric car developed by Chris Bangle with Chinese cities in mind, to be built by Chinese firm CHTC Group

Subaru Ascent (2019): seven- or eight-seat SUV aimed at Mazda CX-9 and Toyota Highlander, LHD only, will be built at an expanded Indiana plant from Q2 of 2018

Toyota Future Adventure Concept (FT-AC): yet another design proposal what could be a B segment/subcompact SUV below the 4,350mm long C-HR

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