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Old 2nd December 2012, 11:30   #1
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Default The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA

LA Motor Show is one of the most significant auto shows of the year since California is the world's largest Sports cars market. Thus, This show is of great significance to manufacturers who display here their creations. Below is the report of LA Motor Show 2012.

Aston Martin Vanquish is on it's North American Tour:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-astonmartinvanquish1_1.jpg

Audi is ready to introduce diesels in the North American market with it's four models. First is the A6:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-audia6_2.jpg

Next is the A7 with a 3.0 litre V6:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-audia7_2.jpg

Third is the A8 luxury flagship Audi Saloon:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-audia82_0.jpg

And the last is the Q5 due to which the company will have 4 models and six diesel engines in their portfolio:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-audiq5_2.jpg

Bentley going Hardcore with their Continental GT Racer. Surprisingly, their is no roll-cage installed as Bentley owners consider it too extreme:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-bentleycontinentalgt3lamotorshow.jpg

BMW i8 concept spyder which is likely to go to production in 2015:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-bmwi8_0.jpg

Source:- www.autocar.co.uk
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Chevrolet Spark EV was on display too. Surprisingly, North American market is shifting towards small and fuel-efficient cars:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-chroletsparkev_0.jpg

American hot muscle car :
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-dodgecharger.jpg

Mercedes Ener-G Force concept aims at Land-rover and Jeep:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-energ.jpg

Fiat 500 eV with it's funky dual color scheme:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-fiat5003_1-ev.jpg

Fiat 500L Trekking is a slightly revamped version of 500L with a few offroad bits:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-fiat500trekking2.jpg

Ford Fiesta facelift:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-fordfiestalamotorshow1.jpg

Ford Fiesta ST Hot hatch with 1.0 litre ecoboost petrol engine:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-fordfiestastlamotorshow1.jpg

Ford showcased it's people's mover as well:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-fordtourneoconnect1.jpg

Source:- www.autocar.co.uk
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Hyundai Veloster open-top concept is inspired by bicycles:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-hyundaiveloster_2.jpg

Jaguar F-Type was present there in 2 paint schemes:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-jaguarftype_0.jpg
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-jaguarftypela.jpg

The Big wild cat was also present:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-jagxfrs.jpg

Due to collaboration between DC Comics and Kia, Kia Optima Batman was present there:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-kiaoptimabatman.jpg

Mazda CX-5 was also there:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-mazdacx51.jpg

Mini Countryman:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-minicountrymanlamotorshow1.jpg

Source:- www.autocar.co.uk
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The Mini Cooper JCW GP out of which only 500 would be sold in North America:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-minijcwgpiilamotorshow1.jpg

Mini Paceman was also shown at the show. It is basically the Coupe countryman:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-minipacemanlamotorshow.jpg

Nissan GT-R Facelift was also present:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-nissangtrlamotorshow1_0-2013.jpg

Nissan's Hi-Cross concept was also on display:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-nissanhicross1-conc.jpg

Nissan Sentra aka Sylphy is rumoured to be heading to India:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-nissansentra2.jpg

Porsche Cayman is longer, leaner, wider and lower than the one it replaces:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-porshcecayman1_0.jpg

Range Rover 4th Gen made it's American debut:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-rangerover_1.jpg

Yikes! A Car with Wings! This is due to collaboration between Smart and American Designer Jeremy Scott:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-smart-forjeremy.jpg

Subaru Forester which is based on Impreza was also on display:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-subaruforester1_2.jpg

Meet the world's fastest hybrid:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-vwjettahybrid.jpg

The most extreme version of Mercedes SLS which is in extremely short supply:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-mercslsblack.jpg

Honda Civic facelift was present there. The Civic was facelifted due to design criticism from the Press:
The 2012 LA Motor Show, USA-hondaciviclamotorshow.jpg

Source- www.autocar.co.uk

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