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Highlights from the 2013 L.A. Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz concept
The Mercedes-Benz Vision Gran Turismo concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show. (Christina House / For The Times)
A work of art
Italian-born artist Nicola Verlato paints a scene from Michaelangelo’s Sistine Chapel fresco on the ceiling of a new Fiat 500L on the opening day of the Los Angeles Auto Show. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Undercover
At first glance it looks like daddy’s day at the Los Angeles Auto Show, but the baby blankets conceal video cameras recording candid clips of visitors amid the car exhibits.  (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Behind the glass
Not unlike a newborn in a hospital nursery, visitors get their first look at a spanking new Porsche 918 Hybrid locked behind glass at the Los Angeles Auto Show. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Tech specs
Max Chen, right, a physics major visiting from the University of Colorado, joins other curious motor heads to examine the new Porsche engine at the Los Angeles Auto Show. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Outside in
A couple examines the interior of a 2014 Porsche at the Los Angeles Auto Show. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Back-to-back racing
Roxane Olsh, a school psychologist from Orange County, lets out a yell as she races her boyfriend on a simulator in the Ford pavilion on the opening day of the Los Angeles Auto Show. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Shelby GT
The new 2014 Shelby GT is introduced at the L.A. Auto Show. (Christina House / For The Times)
Exotic Euro cars
Several vehicles make up the Exotic Euro Cars displays at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (Christina House, For The Times)
Hyundai Tucson
The Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Stack is on display at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (Christina House, For The Times)
South Hall
Automakers fill the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center during the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (Christina House, For The Times)
Hyundai Tucson
The Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell is displayed at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (Christina House, For The Times)
Hyundai Tucson
The Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell and fuel cell stack, right, are on display at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (Christina House, For The Times)
Acura MDX
The 2014 Acura MDX is on display at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (Christina House, For The Times)
Toyota Highlander
An all-new Toyota Highlander is converted into a SpongeBob SquarePants-themed aquarium during the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (Christina House, For The Times)
Shelby GT
The new 2014 Shelby GT is introduced at the L.A. Auto Show. (Christina House / For The Times)
Shelby GT
Shelby American VP of Sales Gary Patterson discusses the 2014 Shelby GT at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (Christina House / For The Times)
Shelby GT
The interior of the 2014 Shelby GT is photographed at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (Christina House / For The Times)
Shelby GT
Gary Patterson, Shelby American vice president of sales, introduces the 2014 Shelby GT. (Christina House / For The Times)
Green Car of the Year
Mike Accavitti, senior vice president of automobile operations at American Honda Motor Co., with the “Green Car of the Year,” the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid. (David McNew / Getty Images)
Range Rover
The Range Rover LWB Autobiography Black made its global debut at a reception in Beverly Hills. (Neilson Barnard / Getty Images for Land Rover)
Mercedes-Benz concept
The Mercedes-Benz Vision Gran Turismo concept is unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show. (Christina House / For The Times)
Mercedes-Benz concept
The Mercedes Benz Vision Gran Turismo concept car drew lots of attention at the L.A. Auto Show. (Christina House / For The Times)
Mercedes-Benz Vision Gran Turismo Concept
The Mercedes-Benz Vision Gran Turismo concept car at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show. (Christina House / For The Times)
The Chevrolet Colorado
Photographers swarm the Chevrolet Colorado after it was unveiled at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show.  (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times)
The Chevrolet Colorado
Chevrolet unveils the new Colorado pickup truck at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times)
Ford Edge
Ford reveals the Edge concept at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show.  (Christina House / For The Times)
BMW i3
The electric-powered BMW i3 gets the once-over at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show. (Christina House / For The Times)
BMW i3
The BMW i3 is displayed at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (Christina House / For The Times)
BMW i8
The wraps are taken off the BMW i8 at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (Christina House / For The Times)
BMW i8
Jim Scheel peers into a BMW i8 at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (Christina House / For The Times)
Jaguar C-X17
Jaguar displayed its C-X17 concept during the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (Christina House / For The Times)
Jaguar C-X17
A rear view of the Jaguar C-X17. (Christina House / For The Times)
Jaguar C-X17
A Jaguar C-X17 concept. (Christina House / For The Times)
Subaru Legacy
Subaru unveils the Legacy at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times)
Subaru Legacy
Subaru unveils the Legacy at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times)
Subaru Legacy
Subaru unveils the Legacy at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times)
Subaru WRX
Subaru unveils the WRX at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (Bob Chamberlin, Los Angeles Times)
Jaguar designer
Jaguar design director Ian Callum poses for photographers with the F-Type Coupe after it was revealed during the 2013 LA Auto Show. (Christina House, For the Times)
Porsche Macan
Tennis player Maria Sharapova steps out of a new Porsche Macan shortly after its revealing during the 2013 LA Auto Show. (Christina House, For the Times)
Porsche Macan
Matthew Kimberley, a journalist from the United Kingdom, steps out of the new Porsche Macan moments after it was revealed during the 2013 LA Auto Show. (Christina House, For the Times)
Honda FCEV concept
People flock to get a closer look after Honda unveiled the FCEV concept at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (BOB CHAMBERLIN, Los Angeles Times)
Honda FCEV concept
People flock to get a closer look after Honda unveiled the FCEV concept at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (BOB CHAMBERLIN, Los Angeles Times)
Honda FCEV concept
People flock to get a closer look after Honda unveiled the FCEV concept at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (BOB CHAMBERLIN, Los Angeles Times)
Honda FCEV concept
An inside rain storm drenches the stage as Honda unveils the FCEV concept car at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (BOB CHAMBERLIN, Los Angeles Times)
Audi R8
Constance Nunes shows off the Audi R8 at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (BOB CHAMBERLIN, Los Angeles Times)
Range Rover interior
The interior of the Range Rover Long Wheel Base Autobiographic Black trim model was revealed at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (Rob Riha Jr, European Pressphotos Agency)
Kia K900
Michael Sprague, executive vice president of marketing and communications for Kia Motors America, introduces the new 2015 Kia K900 at the L.A. Auto Show. (Jae C. Hong, AP)
BMW 428i
A 2014 BMW 428i convertible is shown at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. (David McNew, Getty Images)
Usain Bolt and the Nissan GT-R
Olympic gold medalist, Usain Bolt, poses in front of the the 2015 Nissan GT-R at the L.A. Auto Show. (Chris Carlson, AP)
Usain Bolt and the Nissan GT-R
Olympic gold medalist, Usain Bolt, sits in the 2015 Nissan GT-R at the L.A. Auto Show.  (Chris Carlson, AP)
Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG
The new 2014 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG will debut at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show on Nov. 20. Featuring a hand-assembled, twin-turbocharged V-12, the car has 621 horsepower and 738 pound-feet of torque.  (Daimler AG - Global Communications)
Range Rover Autobiography Black
Land Rover will bring only 100 copies of the 2014 Range Rover Autobiography Black to the U.S. Pricing hasn’t been announced, but it’s expected to be more than $170,000. (Land Rover)
Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S Cabriolet
The all-new 911 Turbo and Turbo S cabriolet will make their world debut at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show in November. The cars have 520 and 560 horsepower respectively, and a top speed of 195 mph. The Turbo model will start at $161,650, while the Turbo S starts at a cool $194,850. (Porsche)
Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S Cabriolet
The all-new 911 Turbo and Turbo S cabriolet will make their world debut at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show in November. The cars have 520 and 560 horsepower respectively, and a top speed of 195 mph. The Turbo model will start at $161,650, while the Turbo S starts at a cool $194,850. (Porsche)
Range Rover Autobiography Black
Land Rover will bring only 100 copies of the 2014 Range Rover Autobiography Black to the U.S. Pricing hasn’t been announced, but it’s expected to be more than $170,000. (Land Rover)
Range Rover Autobiography Black
Land Rover will bring only 100 copies of the 2014 Range Rover Autobiography Black to the U.S. Pricing hasn’t been announced, but it’s expected to be more than $170,000. (Land Rover)
Range Rover Autobiography Black
Land Rover will bring only 100 copies of the 2014 Range Rover Autobiography Black to the U.S. Pricing hasn’t been announced, but it’s expected to be more than $170,000. (Land Rover)
2014 BMW 4 Series Convertible
The 2014 BMW 4-Series Convertible will debut at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show in Nov. It will be mechanically identical to the 3-Series sedan, with either a 240-horsepower, turbocharged four-cylinder engine, or a 300-horsepower inline six-cylinder. Prices start at $49,675 for the 428i and $55,825 for the 335i.  (BMW)
2014 BMW 4 Series Convertible
The 2014 BMW 4 Series convertible is being unveiled at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show. It will have either a 240-horsepower, turbocharged four-cylinder engine, or a 300-horsepower inline six-cylinder. Prices start at $49,675 for the 428i and $55,825 for the 335i.  (BMW)
Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S Cabriolet
The all-new 911 Turbo and Turbo S cabriolet will make their world debut at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show in November. The cars have 520 and 560 horsepower respectively, and a top speed of 195 mph. The Turbo model will start at $161,650, while the Turbo S starts at a cool $194,850. (Porsche)
Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S Cabriolet
The all-new 911 Turbo (seen here) and Turbo S cabriolet will make their world debut at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show in November.  (Porsche)
2014 Jaguar F-Type Coupe
Jaguar will officially debut the all-new F-Type Coupe at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show on Nov. 20. The car will be mechanically identical to the F-Type Roadster that has been on sale for several months.  (Jaguar)
2015 Cadillac Escalade
The 2015 Cadillac Escalade will have a 420-horsepower, 6.2-liter V-8 engine and a six-speed automatic transmission. It’s available with seating for seven or eight and will go on sale in spring 2014. (General Motors)
2015 Cadillac Escalade
The 2015 Cadillac Escalade will have a 420-horsepower, 6.2-liter V-8 engine and a six-speed automatic transmission. It’s available with seating for seven or eight and will go on sale in spring 2014. (General Motors)
Range Rover Autobiography Black
Land Rover will bring only 100 copies of the 2014 Range Rover Autobiography Black to the U.S. Pricing hasn’t been announced, but it’s expected to be more than $170,000. (Land Rover)
2014 BMW 4 Series Convertible
The 2014 BMW 4-Series Convertible will debut at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show in Nov. It will be mechanically identical to the 3-Series sedan, with either a 240-horsepower, turbocharged four-cylinder engine, or a 300-horsepower inline six-cylinder. Prices start at $49,675 for the 428i and $55,825 for the 335i.  (BMW)
2014 BMW 4 Series Convertible
The 2014 BMW 4-Series Convertible will debut at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show in Nov. It will be mechanically identical to the 3-Series sedan, with either a 240-horsepower, turbocharged four-cylinder engine, or a 300-horsepower inline six-cylinder. Prices start at $49,675 for the 428i and $55,825 for the 335i.  (BMW)
2015 Cadillac Escalade
The interior of a 2015 Cadillac Escalade.  (General Motors)
2015 Cadillac Escalade
The 2015 Cadillac Escalade will have a 420-horsepower, 6.2-liter V-8 engine and a six-speed automatic transmission. It’s available with seating for seven or eight and will go on sale in spring 2014. (General Motors)
Porsche Macan concept car
A sketch of the Porsche Macan crossover SUV.  (Porsche)
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