Tag: Los Angeles Auto Show

2014 Hyundai Elantra GT Unveiled At 2013 LA Auto Show

Hyundai Motor America has unveiled the 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show. More than anything else, it would be the engine which will most important factor for considering the 2014 Elantra GT, though there are other subtle improvements too. The 2014 Elantra GT is powered by a more powerful 2.0-liter Nu gasoline direct injection engine which promises to be even more responsive. It produces 173 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 154 lb.-ft. of torque at a 4,700 rpm, which is a significant improvement over the previous 1.8-liter engine that developed 148 horsepower and 131 lb.-ft.

of torque. Also the engine has been specially tuned to deliver good torque at as low as 1500 rpm. This impressive performance figures jump was achieved by stroking the engine from 87.2 mm to 97 mm to increase the displacement of the engine from 1.8 liters to 2.0 liters and



Volkswagen Design Vision GTI Concept Showcased At 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

After making its debut at the Germany’s W├Ârthersee festival, the Volkswagen Design Vision GTI has is being showcased at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show. The car was designed by a team led by Klaus Bischoff, Head of Design of Volkswagen Brand. In comparison to the standard model, this Mark 7 GTI based concept features outward-drew C-pillars and sills, thus creating more room for wider front and rear tracks. It also equips specially developed 20-inch alloy wheels wrapped in 235 tires out front and 275 tires at the rear.

The standard GTI has plenty of horsepower, especially the European Performance model which develops up to 230 hp, the Design Vision GTI is the pinnacle of the range with close to 503 hp produced at 6500 rpm. Unlike the regular GTI which is powered by a 2.0-liter four cylinder engine with a single turbo, the concept is powered by a 3.0-liter



2015 SUBARU LEGACY CONCEPT To Premiere At Los Angeles Auto Show

Subaru America has announced today that it will debut the Subaru LEGACY CONCEPT at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show.. The LEGACY CONCEPT marks the 25th anniversary of Subaru Legacy and is also a preview of the styling cues that the world will see in future Subaru models. The LEGACY CONCEPT features a custom Ocean Silver Metallic paint scheme and a more coupe like design. The car is the most modern interpretation of Subaru Legacy with a refreshingly new fascia featuring a new hexagonal grille and a sharper hawk-eye headlamp design.

Moving towards the rear the 21 inch wheels are covered in flared wheel arches and an evidently strong character line that flows into the short rear deck and ends in the rear tail lamps. The hawk-eye design has been continued on the rear taillamps as well. The car features Subaru Symmetrical all-wheel drive drivetrain. 2015 Subaru LEGACY CONCEPT Image



Mercedes S65 AMG and SLS AMG GT Final Edition To Debut At Tokyo and Los Angeles

The upcoming Tokyo Motor Show and Los Angeles Auto Show hold immense importance for Mercedes-Benz as the German automaker is completely prepared to showcase two new products. The first product is the AMG version of its S-Class executive sedan, the S 65 AMG. And the other one is the final version of the SLS AMG, called SLS AMG GT FINAL EDITION, and Mercedes will halt the production of SLS after this version. Tobias Moers, Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-AMG GmbH says: “The two new AMG high-performance vehicles represent the spectacular next level for our exciting model array.

The S 65 AMG stands for maximum exclusiveness and the unparalleled dynamism of a V12. With the SLS AMG GT FINAL EDITION we are showing an ultimate, particularly attractive variant of our super sports car.” First up is the S 65 AMG which has set new benchmarks with its performance