The city of angels is in full swing traditional «Los Angeles Auto Show», held for the first time 105 years ago. In total, the exhibition was held 16 world premieres of finished cars and 5 concepts.
We offer you a ranking compiled by the editors of popular magazines and TV programs on automotive topics.
Let's start with the tenth place, which occupies sedan Kia Forte, which is a 2014 model-year. The car will come with two basic versions of the gasoline engines: a 150 hp with a volume of 1 liter 8 and 180 hp with a volume of 2L. Externally, the changes mainly affected the exterior, although the design itself resembles something European. Given that development was just in Los Angeles.
Ninth place is a concept coupe BMW i3. Previously, it was called i4. This concept will serve as a prototype for the future of conveyor electric vehicle i3. Concept is equipped with a standard motor at 125 kW and can not overcome the ceiling speed of 90 km / h. Although, for the urban environment, this speed should be quite enough. Compact offers four comfortable place, in spite of the size.
Eighth place gave positive reviews and the new Audi diesel engines TDI. In particular, it has been chosen the Audi A8 TDI 2014 year. The car is equipped with a V6 diesel engine with a volume of 3 liters, as the rest of his colleagues. The model will be available in less than a year.
In seventh place was also a 2014 model - the Mazda 6 sedan with a diesel engine. It is noteworthy that in North America for the Japanese producers, the sedan will be the first diesel models of all time. Engine Skyactiv-D will be available in 150 and 175-year-hp version.
Sixth place went to the concept of a patrol car Mercedes-Benz Ener-G-Force. This futuristic project that runs on hydrogen, the Germans plan to produce 2025-year. The concept was created especially for the exhibition in a single copy.
The top five best cars «Los Angeles Auto Show 2012" commemorative version of the all-terrain vehicle Wrangler Rubicon, dedicated to the anniversary of this model. Four-wheel drive all-terrain vehicle apparently mutated, increased ground clearance and "growling" at 285 hp
Another car from Mercedes-Benz came in fourth place. We are talking about sports quads SLS AMG Black Series, which became easier on 70 kg and its engine of 6, 2 L, and now produces as much 622 "horses". Acceleration up to hundreds - 3, 5 seconds. Speed limit - 315 km / h.
"Bronze" won dealership representative of North America - Ford Fiesta ST. Model 2014. pumped, and now we are waiting for: an improved braking system, sport suspension. And most importantly, the engine capacity of 1, 6 L with a capacity of 197 hp
Quite a bit has not held up to the first place, "the Briton» Jaguar XFR-S. This handsome, proud ranks second in the rankings, thanks to a stunning fusion of aerodynamics, power (550 hp) and incredible beauty.
The top auto show won a new Porsche Cayman, the exterior of which has been created based on the popular Boxster. The car became lower and longer, and the power of the engine reached 275 hp at volume 2, 7 liters and 325 horsepower, for a volume of 3, 4 liters (in the S-modification). Up to 100 km / h car is dispersed for 5, 6 seconds (4, 7 at the Cayman S).
That's the considered members of the media ranking of the best cars in the «Los Angeles Auto Show 2012".