35th Annual Houston Auto Show presents 2018 Debut Vehicles

Houston Auto Show to fill NRG Center with more than 700 of the latest model year imports and domestic vehicles on Jan. 24-28 

A handful of those vehicles will be on display in Texas for the first time. These debut vehicles are fresh off reveals from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit or being unveiled right here in Houston.

The 35th Houston Auto Show is the only place where you can see, hear, touch, and even drive the latest cars and trucks from nearly 40 of the world’s top automakers in one location.

Vehicles making their debut in Texas are:

2019 Chevrolet Silverado: The all-new Silverado sets the course for the next century of Chevy Trucks with the most functional bed of any full-size truck, weighs up to 450 pounds less for increased performance and offers a broad range of trims and engine/transmission combinations to help each customer find their ideal truck.


Mazda MX-5 Miata with Dark Cherry Soft Top:  MX-5 Miata commands attention on any road with its statement-making design. The dark cherry soft top accompanied with the exclusive gray offers buyers an extension in color choice and its interior doesn’t fail to impress either.

2018 Nissan Leaf: Exciting technology and eco-friendly meet in the all-new 2018 Nissan Leaf. The Leaf is 100% electronic with cutting-edge features such as instant acceleration and Propilot assist, which steers and brakes for the driver.

2018 Porsche Panamera 4 E- Hybrid: The tinted glass panels on the panoramic sunroof and sporty interior make the Panamera 4 E- Hybrid nothing short of stylish. From 0 – 60 mph in 4.4 seconds, every ride is packed with power.

2019 Subaru Ascent: The 2019 Subaru Ascent presents its newest three-row family sized vehicle with the capability of towing 5,000 pounds. With new Eyesight drivers assist technology, the Ascent assures safe family adventures. Along with its WiFi connectivity and USB charging stations, it enables all passengers to ride comfortably on any voyage.

“Being the premier auto show in Texas, it’s an honor to have the reveals of today’s newest vehicles here in Houston,” said RoShelle Salinas, Vice President of the Houston Auto Dealers Association. “We’re excited for Texans to have the chance to admire and test drive the latest in automobiles before many others around the country.”

Additional vehicles featured at the 2018 Houston Auto Show are

Aston Martin Vantage; Ford Mustang Bullitt Edition; GMC Sierra LD Crew Cab; Honda Civic EX Sedan; Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid; JEEP Wrangler Unlimited; Land Rover Velar and Volkswagen Atlas.

Also new in 2018 is a Jaguar Land Rover Drive Experience. Attendees can participate in the Smart Cone Track testing the features of the new Jaguar XE. The Smart Cone and a street drive course will be set up in front of NRG Center with a Jaguar Land Rover Lounge for guests to await the test drive experience.

The 2018 Houston Auto Show at the NRG Center is open daily, Wednesday, Jan. 24 through Sunday, Jan. 28.  Show hours are:

  • Wed. – Fri.      Noon – 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday          10:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
  • Sunday            10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Adult tickets are $12 and $5 for children six to 12 years old when accompanied by an adult, kids under six are free. From Wednesday to Friday, coupons for $2 off are available online and at participating Houston area new car dealerships.

For more information, visit www.houstonautoshow.com.