As America watches the crystalline ball drop in Times Square, making New Year's resolutions and marveling at Dick Clark's immortality, the world's automotive journalists will converge on Los Angeles and Detroit to cover the first major shows of 2003.

Motor Trend will attend both events in force, posting coverage online with photos, mini reviews, and even videos. Below is our working list of expected North American and world debuts for production vehicles and concept cars. No doubt there will be a few unexpected surprises, making these shows a holiday-caliber experience for auto enthusiasts.

Consider this roster a taste of things to come. Be sure to check back in early January for complete, authoritative coverage of these massive events.

Los Angeles
BMW 330i Performance Package
2004 Audi A8
2003 BMW Alpina Roadster
2003 BMW 330i Performance Package
2004 Dodge Magnum
2003 Ferrari Enzo
Ford 427 Concept

2004 Jaguar XJ Sedan
Kia Sorento Surf
Kia Rio Cinco Swim
2003 Mercedes-Benz C320 Sports Coupe
2004 Pontiac GTO
2003 Porsche Cayenne
2004 Scion xA
2004 Scion xB
2004 Maybach 57
2004 Mazda RX-8 (X-Men edition)
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
2004 Volkswagen Touareg

Detroit
2004 Acura TSX
Aston Martin DB5
Bentley GT Coupe
2003 BMW 760iL
BMW xActivity
Buick Centime
2004 Cadillac SRX
2004 Cadillac XLR
Cadillac Sixteen
Chevrolet Cheyenne
2004 Chevrolet Colorado
2004 Chevrolet Equinox
2004 Chevrolet Malibu
Chevrolet SS

2004 Chrysler Sebing
Dodge Avenger Concept
2004 Dodge Durango
2004 Dodge Intrepid
Dodge Kahuna
2004 Ford F-150
Ford Five Hundred
Ford Freestyle
Ford Mustang
GM Hy-wire
2004 GMC Canyon
Honda Panel-Side Element
Hyundai OLV
2003 Infiniti FX45
Infiniti Triant

2004 Jeep Liberty Diesel
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Kia KCD-1 'Slice' Concept
2004 Lexus RX 330
2004 Maybach 62
Mazda concept
2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate
2004 Mercury Monterey
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor
Mitsubishi Tarmac Spyder
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
2004 Nissan King Cab Full-Size pickup
2004 Nissan Maxima
2004 Nissan Quest

2004 Pontiac Grand Prix
2004 Pontiac GTO
Pontiac G6 Concept
2004 Rolls-Royce
Suzuki Concept-S
2004 Toyota Sienna
2004 Toyota Tundra DoubleCab
2004 Volkswagen Touareg
2004 Volkswagen Phaeton LWB
2004 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible