With the Los Angeles Auto Show 2014 just a week away, the long wait for this breath bating show has finally come to an end. The LA Auto Show promises to showcase some of the crème de la crème models from few of the iconic car manufactures such as BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi. Moreover, it is anticipated that 15 different authoritative and dynamic cars will be revealed that will definitely proffer great excitement and fun during the show for car lovers. Let’s have a sneak view of the highlights that will attract the glare of publicity during the show.
Audi R8 Competition Car
By giving out a video teaser Audi’s new Design Chief, Mr. Mark Lichte, has paved the way for consumers to see the next generation Audi cars with respect to design for their prospective models in the future. Audi will launch its next generation car Audi R8 competition, the most powerful production design that the company has ever manufactured till date. The R8 Competition will bag a 5.2 litre engine that will generate 570 bhp of power along with a seven- speed S tronic gearbox. This lavishing design as well as the performance parameters are borrowed from R8 LMS racecar which gains top momentum speed of 199 mph and has the ability to do 0-60 mph in a mere 3.2 seconds.
Lexus LF –C2 Concept Car
Lexus has released a teaser in the form of a top less LF-C2 concept car. Though not much of information is available with respect to this model, it is speculated to be a convertible car which might be here to replace IS convertible.
Mercedes Benz Maybach S600.S - Class Pullman
Another machine which is believed to be revealed at LA Auto Show is Mercedes Benz Maybach. The concept of Maybach S600 is an extension of Mercedes benz’s flagship S-Class. It is also anticipated to get an extended wheelbase and elongated rear doors, the car will come with make to order assortment of features and materials which the consumers can order on shelling out some extra bucks. The stretched look of the model will give a feel of space and extended comfort to the rear passengers. Moreover, the unveiling of S-Class Pullman in the LA Auto Show is also expected which would be interesting to witness. Also, the Pullman Limousine is expected to get six doors and six seats.
Chevrolet Chapparal Vision Gran Turismo Concept
Chevrolet has planned to unleash its Chapparal Vision Gran Turismo concept with its model being a historical combination of Chevy race engines and its innovators Jim Hall and Hap Sharp. The design of this Chevrolet Chapparal is believed to be too flamboyant as it is a concept where the designers are under no holds to follow specific guidelines.
Scion’s iM Concept Car
With an aggressive look, the iM concept car will unveil itself at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the company Scion confirmed. This five door hatchback will complete with Scion logos, angular vents fitted with fog lights, puffed up wheel arches, deep air dam and 19 inch alloy wheels with anthracite finish. The equipments get an upgrade with four piston calipers and vented brake discs. The model showcases a sporty look with narrow fit wing mirror, a forceful rear bumper and roof spoiler. Done up in a shade “incredible” Scion it surely looks positive about this particular model.
Porsche Cayenne GTS
Ahead of the LA Auto Show, Porche has revealed its base and top GTS trim performance model of Cayenne to be a part of the show. The GTS trim will pack in a twin turbo 3.6 litre V6 in place of the previous naturally aspirated V8. The performance will be tweaked to 440 horsepower and 445 Nm of torque which enables the car to catch up 62mph in an impressive 5.2 seconds. The model also gets Porsche Active Suspension Management system and lager air intakes .The base Cayenne gets mated with eight speeds Tiptronic S automatic suspension. I-Xenon headlights, LED daytime running lights and sports steering has been made a standard.
Volvo V60 Cross Country
The Swedish Automaker Volvo will reveal its V60 Cross Country with upgraded looks and enhanced capability. A five cylinder engine delivering a horsepower of 250 will feature an all wheel drive along with automatic transmission. The body is complete with side scuff plates, skid plates, rear and fender extensions. The interiors will boast of two tone leather upholstery with sport seats at driver’s disposal.
With such and many more visual and performance attractions lined up for the LA Auto Show, the adrenaline rush is sure going to shoot up to the sky.