Not long ago Gildshire was asked what has surprised us most from the car world since the turn of the century. While the electrification of cars has been exciting, we went a different direction. Gildshire is most surprised at the ubiquitous SUV. Who knew that Ford and Chevy would run away from manufacturing cars? But, here we are, desirous of reporting on what our readership wants to buy. So, we thought we would take a look at the SUVs at the L.A. Auto Show. This is where the cutting edge of automotive tech lives and breathes.
The next-gen Soul is chock full of updated design and technology. It also has more options than ever before. The quirky little crossover is smaller than most conventional SUVs but is all in on urban practicality. Oh, and don’t forget the all-electric model.
Hyundai’s three-row SUV is brand new, and the first premium SUV from Hyundai’s shop. The all-new chassis allows for more-than-ample cargo capacity and plenty of space for people hauling. The Palisade can handle compromised roads and inclement weather conditions, due to a combination of safety options and cool technology touches.
Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG SUV
The G-Wagen renews acquaintance with its own history, via engineering and iconic lines. Its 4.0-liter V8 bi-turbo power plant generates 577 horses paired with a unique four-wheel-drive suspension. This boxy Benz is at home in all terrains.
The refreshed Murano for 2019 sports an updated front, alongside slight tweaks in back. New for next year are 18 and 20-inch wheel options, as well as new options for the exterior color. Available safety packages offer this surprisingly fun-to-drive SUV the latest safety tech.
That’s the list of what will have car buyers breaking down the doors of the dealerships in the next couple of years. Did you find your dream ride? That’s good because some of the best dreams are dreams of cars.