Jaguar C-X75
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Photos: Scenes from the 2010 L.A. Auto Show

Jaguar C-X75
Auto fans gather to view and photograph the Jaguar C-X75 during the first day of the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show at the Los Angeles Convention Center. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)
Test drive
Auto enthusiasts test different Range Rover models on a demonstration track during the first day of the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)
Ford Fiesta Rally Car simulator
Roaldo Jimenez, 18, of Sun Valley operates a Ford Fiesta Rally Car simulator. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)
Just dreaming
Jolan Chang of Los Angeles say’s she’s “just dreaming” about one day driving the 2011 Porsche 911 Carrera. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)
2011 Scion TC
Auto enthusiasts take photos of the customized 2011 Scion TC. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)
Lotus
A Lotus IZOD IndyCar Series racer draws a crowd as the company announced it would begin building its own IndyCar engines at the 2010 L.A. Auto Show at the Los Angeles Convention Center. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa gets behind the wheel of a Chevy Volt, which was awarded the title of 2011 green car of the year at the L.A. Auto Show. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
2010 Los Angeles Auto Show
Honda has several models on display at the L.A. Auto Show, which opens to the public on Friday at the Los Angeles Convention Center. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
2010 Los Angeles Auto Show
An overhead view of the floor of the L.A. Convention Center. The auto show runs through Nov. 28. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Laura Soave and Sergio Marchionne
Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Group, and Laura Soave, head of Fiat in North America, pose with the new Fiat 500 at the L.A. Auto Show. Marchionne, who’s also the top executive of Chysler Group, said General Motors’ return to the equity market in a highly anticipated initial public offering Thursday would provide a road map to recapitalize Chrysler. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Ford Focus
Ford presented its new Focus in bright gold, and the Focus concept race car in -- appropriately -- racing stripes. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Joel Ewanick
Joel Ewanick, General Motors’ vice president for U.S. marketing, shows a 2011 Chevy Volt he said he drove from Detroit to Los Angeles.

For the record: An earlier version of this caption incorrectly stated that Ewanick said he needed only one gallon of gas to drive the Volt from Detroit to Los Angeles. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
2011 Volkswagen Eos convertible
Supermodel Heidi Klum and Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, right, head of Volkswagen engineering, present the 2011 Volkswagen Eos convertible. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
2011 Ducati Diavel
Not everything is on four wheels at the L.A. Auto Show. American Motorcyclist Assn. rider Nicky Hayden perches on a 2011 Ducati Diavel. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
New Buick
A new Buick, still under wraps, gets a final polishing before its unveiling at the L.A. Auto Show. (Gabriel Bouys / AFP / Getty Images)
Stefan Jacoby
Volvo Chief Executive Stefan Jacoby kicks off the 2010 L.A. Auto Show. Like many industry leaders, Jacoby said the future lies in electric cars. (Jonathan Alcorn / Bloomberg)
Ikuo Mori
Ikuo Mori, CEO of Subaru parent Fuji Heavy Industries, shows off the Impreza concept car unveiled at the L.A. Auto Show. (Gabriel Bouys / AFP / Getty Images)
U.S. skier Jonny Moseley
U.S. Olympic skier Jonny Moseley added some zip to the introduction of the 2012 Ford Focus. (Paul Buck, European Pressphoto Agency)
Laura Soave
Laura Soave, head of Fiat North America, introduces the 2012 Fiat 500. (Paul Buck, European Pressphoto Agency)
Actress Sharon Stone
Actress Sharon Stone, who drove a Lotus Esprit in the movie “Basic Instinct,” was on hand to help introduce the 2013 model. (Gabriel Bouys / AFP/Getty Images)
Takanobu Ito
Honda Motor Co. CEO Takanobu Ito introduces the electric FCX Clarity. (Paul Buck / European Pressphoto Agency)
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