30 World Debuts Confirmed for L.A. Auto Show
The Los Angeles Auto Show should continue its role as a leading platform for new-vehicle launch announcements as automakers have scheduled 60 new vehicle announcements and 30 global debuts, the show has announced.
The new vehicles will initially be debuted from Nov. 18-20 during press and trade days and will be on display during the public section of the show.
Audi is planning to debut as many as eight new vehicles, three of which are global. Mercedes-Benz will feature three world premieres, which will be showcased alongside the brand’s two North American debuts, while Porsche will hold several world reveals.
Mazda will feature three global premieres, one of which is an all-new vehicle. BMW has confirmed two world debuts and three North American debuts, and Chevrolet has also committed to two global premieres.
Cadillac has already announced its world reveal of the high-performance 2015 ATS-V, while Chrysler plans to introduce its completely refreshed 300 and 300C models.
Scion recently announced its plans for a global premiere of an all-new vehicle. Other with world premieres include Acura, Lexus, Toyota and Volkswagen.
At least a dozen manufacturers have confirmed North American introductions, including Land Rover, which will reveal its all-new 2015 Discovery Sport crossover. Also expected are the MINI hardtop four-door and the Superleggera Vision concept, a redesigned Kia Sorrento, the convertible versions of the 228i and M235i from BMW, the Mitsubishi XR-PHEV concept vehicle and a dramatic statement by Volvo, who is re-launching its entire brand with the introduction of the second generation XC90, the company’s first model in four years. Fiat, Infiniti and Nissan are also verified to make North American debuts.