From the Kia Optima A1A to the Fiat 500e Stormtrooper concept car, there's a lot to see at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
Here's a few of the highlights.
Baron Margo's spare-part contraptions
Silver Lake artist Baron Margo used to make toy cars out of aluminum, copper and brass — until 2000 when he decided he could build the real thing.
Every year or so since then, he's created a new contraption. At this year's show, we caught up with him riding in a futuristic jalopy powered by a Volkswagen engine on the wheels of Model A.
And yes, it's street legal.
A drive on the Dark Side
The Force was strong this week with Star Wars concept cars. Too bad there wasn't a Millennium Falcon.
A Darth Vadar car and a Fiat 500e Stormtrooper concept car at the L.A. Auto Show. (Michelle Maltais / Los Angeles Times)
The 2016 Range Rover Evoque
The new 2016 Range Rover Evoque convertible. (Range Rover)
The Range Rover Evoque bewildered us. With two doors and a ragtop, this SUV makes quite the odd mash-up. Nissan recently tried to sell a convertible SUV with the Murano CrossCabriolet, but it sold poorly until it was canceled after the 2014 model. (Read our review of the Range Rover Evoque here.)
A tale of two Kias
First there was a baby blue beauty. The Kia Optima A1A teased guests on the auto show floor with its suicide doors, convertible top and 245-horsepower engine. Unfortunately, it's only a concept and not for sale.
Take a closer look in the video below.
Every year, there's a car that doesn't really do it for us. This year, it was the Kia Forte TGD.
Maybe they'll roll out that Optima after all...
A big name for a small(er) price
Known for its luxurious sport sedans, Jaguar is looking to break out of its niche with the 2017 XE model and its more affordable price point of $35,000.
At about half the price, the XE could draw many more buyers than Jaguar's F-type. And we admit, we're tempted.
The auto show through the ages
Electric and hybrid vehicles caught the eye
Chevy Volt (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
The Chevy Volt was named green car of the year, but there were plenty of other EVs and hybrids on display.
Audi Quattro E-Tron
Audi Quattro E-Tron (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Ford C-Max Energi
We also took a look inside the Honda Clarity, the carmaker's first leap into the hydrogen fuel-cell space. (Read our review here.)
Porsche even announced a fully electric vehicle by 2020.
And we took a short -- and silent -- ride in VW's electric car, the e-Golf.
The imposing Cadillac XT5.
(John Locher / Associated Press)
The "Fiata," a Miata inspired Fiat 124 Spider. (Read our review here.)
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