Dozens of World Debuts at the LA Auto Show

2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 making its world debut at the LA Auto Show.

The year 2014 may be winding down here in the real world. But in the futuristic halls of the 106th annual Los Angeles Auto Show, it’s already 2016. Founded in 1907, the LA Auto Show is the first major North American auto show of the season each year. As such, it’s a top choice for many automakers to debut their new wares.

This year, more than 60 new rides will make their North American debuts, and of them, more than half will be global premieres – a record year for the show. Here’s a list of the new cars unveiled for the first time anywhere in the world in the exhibit halls of the LA Convention Center.

  • Acura ILX
  • Audi Prologue
  • Audi R8 Competition
  • Bentley Grand Convertible
  • BMW X5M
  • BMW X6M
  • Cadillac ATS-V Coupe
  • Cadillac ATS-V Sedan
  • Cadillac ATS-V.R
  • Chevrolet Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo
  • Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Concept
  • Chrysler 300
  • Ford Explorer
  • Ford Mustang Shelby GT350
  • Henrik Fisker / Galpin Auto Sports
  • Jaguar F-Type All-Wheel-Drive
  • Jaguar F-Type Manual
  • Lexus LF-C2 Concept
  • Mazda CX-3
  • Mazda CX-5
  • Mazda 6
  • Mercedes-Maybach S600
  • Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S
  • Porsche 911 Carrera GTS
  • Porsche Cayenne GTS
  • Porsche Panamera Exclusive Series
  • Porsche Cayenne V6
  • Porsche Cayenne Diesel
  • Porsche Cabriolet GTS
  • Porsche Carrera 4 GTS
  • Scion iM Concept
  • Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen Hymotion
  • Volvo V60 Cross Country

Besides the nearly 900,000 consumers who turn out each year during its open-to-the-public days, the LA Auto Show draws more than 12,000 auto industry decision makers and influencers including 4,000 media from more than 50 countries during its press and trade days. The show runs through November 30. Will you attend? Post your pics and stories on the E3 Spark Plugs Facebook Fan Page.