2011 los angeles auto show

Tiny Chevy Spark Gets Mom, Teen Approval

By BreAnn Ahara  on November 29, 2011


I learned long ago not to assume I know what teenagers think is cool. That's why I asked my 17-year-old niece if she would be caught driving the candy-colored subcompact 2013 Chevrolet Spark. Not only would she, but her social… Read More

Tiny Chevy Spark Gets Mom, Teen Approval

By BreAnn Ahara  on November 29, 2011

I learned long ago not to assume I know what teenagers think is cool. That's why I asked my 17-year-old niece if she would be caught driving the candy-colored subcompact 2013 Chevrolet Spark. Not only would she, but her social… Read More

Did the New Ford Flex and Lincoln MKT Change Enough?

By Kristin Varela  on November 25, 2011

The Ford Flex has one of those love-it-or-hate-it vehicle designs. It's boxy, it's square, it's retro and apparently it's also totally L.A. (It turns out Los Angeles is one of the Flex's hottest markets). Case in point, when we hosted… Read More

2013 Mazda CX-5 Video

By Colin Bird  on November 23, 2011

The 2013 Mazda CX-5 will be a critical player for Mazda’s global sales, says the automaker. That’s a tall order for the compact crossover, which is replacing the poor-selling Tribute, but overall, the CUV shows a lot of promise, according… Read More

The Great CUV Face-off

By Carrie Kim  on November 23, 2011

The allure of a crossover can't be denied when it comes to families, and there are three all-new major players that are sure to pique their interest: the redesigned Honda CR-V, Ford Escape and Mazda CX-5. They all may be… Read More

Is The Infiniti JX What Families Need It To Be?

By Carrie Kim  on November 22, 2011

Infiniti says it had families in mind when designing its brand-new seven-seat crossover, the 2013 JX. Boasting "innovation that makes life more efficient" seems like a surefire way to grab a parent's attention. With a third row, low step-in height… Read More

2012 Porsche 911 Video

By Colin Bird  on November 22, 2011

It may not look like it, but the Porsche 911 is all-new for the 2012 model year. While the car maintains its timeless look for the most part, what’s changed is the 911’s interior, which really “raises the bar,” according… Read More

2013 Chevrolet Spark Video

By Colin Bird  on November 21, 2011

At first glance, the Chevrolet Spark might seem like an odd move for GM after recently releasing its entry-level Chevy Sonic, according to Cars.com Industry Analyst Kelsey Mays. After a closer look, the differences are stark. The Spark is much… Read More

2013 Audi S6: Photo Gallery

By Colin Bird  on November 21, 2011

Audi has gone with a smaller displacement engine on the 2013 Audi S6, meaning there’s no more V-10 option. Even so, the twin-turbocharged V-8 is more efficient than the old engine and still nets a big boost in horsepower over… Read More

Jaguar C-X16 Concept: Photo Gallery

By Joe Bruzek  on November 21, 2011

The Jaguar C-X16 Concept is a study of design and efficiency, combining a hybrid powertrain with a stunning exterior. More 2011 L.A. Auto Show Coverage Jaguar had performance on the mind with this concept so there's a supercharged V-6 and… Read More

2013 Lincoln MKS Video

By Colin Bird  on November 20, 2011

For the 2013 model year, the Lincoln MKS gets a mild refresh that includes a more robust powertrain, styling updates and new interior controls. MyLincoln Touch is new to the MKS, and the multimedia system is supposed to be more… Read More