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Audi A3 2006
Audi will introduce a completely new A3 model in May. The A3 is a sports model in the same vein as the TT Coupe, and is powered by a turbocharged, 2.0-liter, 200 horsepower 4-cylinder engine. Power is delivered to the front wheels through a choice of 6-speed manual or optional manual/automatic gearbox. The optional engine, combined with Quattro all-wheel drive, is a 3.2-liter, 250 horsepower V-6.

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Audi A4 2005
Making its North American debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show is the new generation of Audi's best-selling model, the A4. Available in both sedan and Avant (station wagon) body styles, the new A4 is distinguished by the large new single-frame grille. Two performance-oriented engines are available in the new A4 sedan and Avant, a turbocharged, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder producing 200 horsepower, and a 3.2-liter, 255 horsepower V-6.


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Audi A4 Avant 2005
The A4 Avant (wagon in German) offers families who need a little more cargo-carrying capacity the convenience of a rear hatch. It benefits from a new 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine.


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BMW M3 Competition 2005
The M3 is the high-performance version of BMW's 3-Series, and making its world debut at this year's Los Angeles Auto Show is an even more potent version, the M3 Competition Package. Included are 19-inch forged-alloy wheels, high-performance radial tires, faster steering and specially tuned suspension.


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Chevrolet Impala 2006
The Impala is one of Chevrolet's long-running hits, bearing a name that goes back to 1958. The current version made its debut in 1999, and more than one million have been sold. The Impala is all new for 2006, including interior and exterior styling, suspension and even a unique flip-and-fold rear seat to increase cargo space. Engine choices include a 3.5-liter, 210 horsepower V-6, 3.9-liter, 240 horsepower V-6, and in the high-performance SS models, a 5.3-liter V-8 that puts out 303 horsepower.


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Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2006
Drawing on a long legacy of motorsports competition in NASCAR, the Chevrolet Monte Carlo, first introduced in 1970, is a mid-size 2-door coupe that is all new for 2006. The Impala and Monte Carlo share much of the same hardware, including anti-lock brakes, traction control and side-impact airbags. Wheel and tire choices range from 16- to 18-inches, leather upholstery is optional and OnStar Gen6 is standard.


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Chevrolet HHR 2006
Chevrolet chose to introduce the HHR at the 2005 Greater Los Angeles Auto Show because L.A. is the spiritual home of the custom car. With styling that pays homage to the original utility vehicle - the 1949 Chevy Suburban - the 5-passenger HHR is built on the same platform as the new Chevy Cobalt and will be available in the second half of 2005. Engine options include a 2.2-liter, 140 horsepower 4-cylinder and 2.4-liter, 170 horsepower 4-cylinder.