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Sports car makers cater to California's need for speed
Sports car makers cater to California's need for speed

With 840 miles of coastline and a rich history of hot-rodding, California is prime territory for the kind of high-horsepower machines descending on Los Angeles this week. The Los Angeles Auto Show will feature a wide array of the fastest new models from Audi, BMW's M division, Cadillac, Jaguar, Mercedes-AMG and Porsche. Ford is bringing a new Shelby GT350 Mustang, first built as a 1965 model in Carroll Shelby's legendary Southern California shop. It's an impressive collection of speed-seeking sports cars, sport utility vehicles, sedans and coupes in line with the buying habits of local drivers. "California is the standout sports car market by any measure," said...

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