24 hot cars we can't wait to see at the 2016 LA Auto Show

Porsche Panamera Executive

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The 2016-2017 North American show season will officially kick off this week with the opening of the LA Auto Show. Carmakers from around the world will bring their latest and greatest design concepts and production cars to show off for the Southern California crowd.

Although the concepts exhibited at the show represent a glimpse into the future of the automotive industry, other, more production-ready vehicles will give the public a chance to see what's soon headed to their dealer's showrooms.

Here just some of the cars we are looking forward to seeing.

The show opens to the public on Friday and will run until Nov. 27 at the Los Angeles Convention Center

This year at the LA Auto Show, the Germans will be out in force. Porsche will unleash a whole new line of long wheel-base versions of their new second generation Panamera sedan called the "Executive". Here's the Panamera 4S Executive.

This year at the LA Auto Show, the Germans will be out in force. Porsche will unleash a whole new line of long wheel-base versions of their new second generation Panamera sedan called the "Executive". Here's the Panamera 4S Executive.

In addition, the stretched Panamera will be available in several other versions including an E-Hybrid and ...

In addition, the stretched Panamera will be available in several other versions including an E-Hybrid and ...
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... A Turbo.

... A Turbo.

Not to be outdone, Porsche's VW Group siblings will also have a significant presence. Audi's laser headlights will finally arrive in the US on a special edition R8 supercar.

Not to be outdone, Porsche's VW Group siblings will also have a significant presence. Audi's laser headlights will finally arrive in the US on a special edition R8 supercar.
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At the same time, Audi's long-awaited second generation Q5 crossover and...

At the same time, Audi's long-awaited second generation Q5 crossover and...

... A5/S5 coupes will make their debuts at the show.

... A5/S5 coupes will make their debuts at the show.
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VW's new Atlas three-row SUV will make its official debut in LA.

VW's new Atlas three-row SUV will make its official debut in LA.

While Lamborghini is expected to unveil a hardcore "Superleggera" version of its Huracan supercar.

While Lamborghini is expected to unveil a hardcore "Superleggera" version of its Huracan supercar.
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Starting with its new BMW-M5-fighting E63 AMG sedan, Mercedes will also have plenty to show off in LA.

Starting with its new BMW-M5-fighting E63 AMG sedan, Mercedes will also have plenty to show off in LA.

The company's AMG GT-R and...

The company's AMG GT-R and...
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... AMG GT Roadsters will be at the show.

... AMG GT Roadsters will be at the show.

On top of that, Mercedes will unveil a new Maybach Cabriolet along with...

On top of that, Mercedes will unveil a new Maybach Cabriolet along with...
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... the new Mercedes-Benz G550 4X4 Squared.

... the new Mercedes-Benz G550 4X4 Squared.

Speaking of off-road prowess, Land Rover's next generation Discovery SUV will make its North American debut at the show.

Speaking of off-road prowess, Land Rover's next generation Discovery SUV will make its North American debut at the show.
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Jaguar Land Rover has been pretty hush hush about their plans in LA, so expect a couple of other hot new vehicles to emerge from the British automaker before it's all said and done.

Jaguar Land Rover has been pretty hush hush about their plans in LA, so expect a couple of other hot new vehicles to emerge from the British automaker before it's all said and done.

Infiniti's QX Sport Inspiration Concept will make its North American debut at the show.

Infiniti's QX Sport Inspiration Concept will make its North American debut at the show.
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Alfa Romeo is rumored to have an all-new Giulia based crossover ready to show off in LA.

Alfa Romeo is rumored to have an all-new Giulia based crossover ready to show off in LA.

While Cadillac's stylish Escala will certainly make an impression on the crowd.

While Cadillac's stylish Escala will certainly make an impression on the crowd.
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Mitsubishi is expected to show off its latest plug-in electric crossover concept.

Mitsubishi is expected to show off its latest plug-in electric crossover concept.

While Acura is expected to unveil a new show car as a follow up to its Precision Concept which debuted in Detroit earlier this year.

While Acura is expected to unveil a new show car as a follow up to its Precision Concept which debuted in Detroit earlier this year.
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Also, expect a sporty new Honda Civic Si to appear at the show.

Also, expect a sporty new Honda Civic Si to appear at the show.

Mazda teased the next iteration of its highly successful CX-5 crossover ahead of the LA show.

Mazda teased the next iteration of its highly successful CX-5 crossover ahead of the LA show.
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Volvo will show off their new V90 wagon.

Volvo will show off their new V90 wagon.

Finally, Subaru is expected to unveil a concept that will serve as the basis for a new large SUV.

Finally, Subaru is expected to unveil a concept that will serve as the basis for a new large SUV.
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