Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg
Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

The Most Exciting Cars of the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

This week in Los Angeles the world’s automakers are showing their new wares for 2016 and beyond. Here are the best of the lot, including offerings from Mercedes, Porsche, BMW, and Alfa Romeo, plus the relaunch of that homegrown American muscle, the Chevy Camaro.
Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

The 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio pairs rear-wheel drive with the car’s front-mounted, all-aluminum bi-turbo V6 engine.

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Infiniti QX30
Infiniti QX30

The 2017 Infiniti QX30 has an all-wheel-drive system capable of sending up to 50 percent of output to the rear wheels, running through a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.

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Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai Elantra

The new Hyundai Elantra has a 2-liter, four-cylinder engine with 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. It comes with a six-speed manual or automatic transmission.

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Mercedes-Benz SL550
Mercedes-Benz SL550

The new Mercedes-Benz SL550 convertible has a V8 bi-turbo engine that gets 449 horsepower and reaches 60 miles per hour in just over four seconds.

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Jaguar F-Pace
Jaguar F-Pace

The 2017 Jaguar F-Pace is the brand’s first crossover SUV. It has a 340-horsepower, 3.0-liter supercharged V6 engine.

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BMW M4 GTS
BMW M4 GTS

Only 700 will be built for worldwide sale, with just 300 of those set for the U.S. Cost: $135,000.

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Chevy Camaro SS Convertible
Chevy Camaro SS Convertible

The 2016 Chevy Camaro SS Convertible is a totally new-generation model, with a fabric drop-top that will deploy at speeds of up to 30 mph. It will come in turbocharged, V6, and V8 varieties.

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BMW 330e
BMW 330e

The 330e is one of two new plug-in hybrid models from BMW, along with the 225xe. It’s a rear-wheel-drive hybrid electric sedan.

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Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport
Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport

The new Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport retains the road car’s 3.8-liter flat-six engine, with a super quick six-speed dual-clutch transmission that’s perfect for track racing.

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