Automakers took to the Los Angeles Convention Center this week with a host of new SUVs, sports cars, sedans, and pickup trucks to show off to the public. Three new models revive long-retired names for pickup trucks and SUVs aimed at hauling people and all their gear. Another is the long-awaited update of an iconic German sports car. And one’s a new model that helps flesh out a Korean automaker’s crossover SUV lineup.
All of these new models will be in dealers within a year—some sooner than later.
Here’s a look at what new vehicle debuts stood out to The Car Connection at the 2018 LA Auto Show:
2019 Honda Passport, 2018 LA Auto Show
2019 Honda Passport
The Passport is one of three names we’ve seen before, but it’s nothing like its predecessor. While the last model from the 1990s was a rebadged Isuzu Rodeo, this one is a Honda Pilot with six inches lopped off its…