2016 LA Auto Show: Your A-To-Z Guide To All The Debuts

The annual Los Angeles Auto Show is here offering up more than 50 new production and concept models, while also serving as a meeting place for the auto-tech industry.

In a sign of the times, this year’s event is merging of the traditional automotive press days with the Connected Car Expo (CCE), resulting in a four-day trade show from November 14-17, dubbed “AutoMobility LA” for media and industry professionals, followed by a more conventional public show from November 18-27.

Automakers from around the world will be showing off their new rides at the Los Angeles Convention Center, some for the first time anywhere, and others, as North American debuts.

Among the global premieres coming to LA are Alfa Romeo’s SUV, Chevy’s 2018 Equinox, Honda’s turbocharged Civic Si sports compact, and a Subaru concept said to uncover a new line of vehicles for the brand. North American debuts include Mercedes-AMG’s GT Roadster and Porsche’s second-generation Panamera in new body and engine variants.

Here we’ll list all the cars, world debuts and major launches, which we will be updating throughout the days leading to, and during, the LA auto show, so check back often.

F/L = Facelift


Alfa Romeo Stelvio

Alfa Romeo Giulia

Audi A5 & S5 Cabriolet

Audi A5 & S5 Sportback

Audi Q5

Audi R8 V10 Plus Laser Lights

BMW LA Show Range

Buick Cascada Sport Red

Cadillac CT6 PHEV

Chevrolet Colorado ZR2

Chevrolet Equinox

Chevrolet Spark ACTIV

Divergent Blade

Elio E1C

Ford EcoSport Small SUV

Genesis G80 F/L

Honda CR-V

Infiniti Q60 3.0T Sport

Infiniti Q60 Neiman Marcus Edition

Jaguar XKSS Continuation

Jeep Compass

Jeep Renegade DesertHawk & Altitude

Kia Soul Turbo

Lamborghini Huracan Spyder RWD

Land Rover Discovery

Land Rover Discovery Design Pack

Lucid Motors EV

Mazda CX-5

Maserati Quattroporte GranSport

Mercedes-AMG E63

Mercedes-AMG E63 Edition 1

Mercedes-AMG GLE 43

Mercedes-AMG GT R

Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster

Mercedes-Benz G550 4×4 Squared

Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet

MINI Countryman

MINI Countryman JCW

Nissan Juke Black Pearl

Nissan Rogue F/L

Nissan Rogue Star Wars Edition

Nissan Sentra NISMO

Nissan Versa Note [F/L]

Porsche Panamera LWB Executive

Porsche Panamera V6 Turbo

Porsche 911 RSR

RAM 1500 Eebel Mojave & Ignition Orange

Rezvani Beast Alpha

Smart Electric Drive

Toyota C-HR

Volvo S60 & V60 Polestar

Volvo V90 Cross Country

VW Atlas

VW e-Golf F/L


Acura Precision Cockpit

Cadillac Escala

Honda Civic Si

Hyundai Ioniq Autonomous

Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration

Jaguar i-Pace CUV

Lexus IS Sriracha

Mazda RT24-P Racer

Mitsubishi eX Concept


Subaru Concept

VW Passat GT


1966 Ford GT40

Green Car Of The Year

  • Six Thousand Times

    Betting against the Jag Sportbrake or their EV but I’d love to be wrong. Have BMW showed the new 5 at a show, yet? Would LA be its debut?

    • JohnCarscoop

      From what we’ve heard, the BMW 5 will be in Detroit. BMW’s LA show release didn’t say anything about the 5. Jaguar will have a new continuation model (the XKSS), and other debuts together with LR, but they haven’t confirmed models yet.

      • Six Thousand Times

        Gotcha. Thanks!

  • Fred

    What about the ZR2 Colrado?

  • BahamaTodd

    Chevrolet has two reveals. The Equinox was already revealed.

  • Nordschleife

    They need to be showing the production Infiniti QX70 or QX50 not the Facination again.

  • Big Bang


    Any news for in this autoshow for one of the biggest nissan suv after Armada?. I
    see these photos come from Spain, may be near Sierra Nevada (Granada).
    Police and Army forces may be interested in this vehicle after using
    Patrol GR.

  • n

    Divergent 3d page still links to their 2015 car, not the newer one.