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

Chevrolet Spark EV (2014): GM Korea to build it but motor to be made in Maryland

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 Accord PHEV (2014): plug in hybrid, on sale in the US from early 2013

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

Land Rover LR2 facelift (2013): turbo 2.0-litre replaces former 3.2-litre inline six

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

Nissan Pathfinder (2013): loses frame architecture and is twinned with Infiniti JX

Porsche Cayman (2013): second gen model, again closely related to Boxster

Scion eQ (2013): a plug-in iQ/rebadged Toyota eQ, only 90 cars will be imported

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 Beetle convertible (2013): on sale in US in Dec; Europe early 2013

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