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Cool new cars, concepts strut their stuff and the 2011 Los Angeles auto show.

The Dok-ing XD electric car, created by Croatian industrialist Vjekoslav Majetic, on display at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The electric car is only nine feet long feet long, features gull wing doors and seats three passengers, with the driver in the center and two passengers set back on either side. The car show opens to the public on Friday and runs through Nov. 27. Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images
The first production model Mastretta, the MXT, is shown on display at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Mastretta is a Mexican car maker and design studio established by Mexican industrial designer Daniel Mastretta. Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images
A Ford F150 Raptor SVT pickup truck is shown on display at the Los Angeles Auto Show.The show will surpass 50 vehicle debuts with nearly 20 highly-efficient, 40 mpg plus vehicles to be exhibited. Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images
Land Rover DC100 concept cars make their North America debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images
An Aston Martin One-77 is shown on display at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images
The BMW i3 plug-in hybrid makes its North American debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images
A car detailer dusts a Rolls-Royce Ghost on display at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images
Chevrolet Vice President Global Marketing and Strategy Chris Perry speaks as the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible is unveiled at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. The ZL1 accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 3.9 seconds and can reach a top speed of 184 mph. The convertible will go on sale in the summer of 2012 as a 2013 model. Handout / Reuters
A Smart Fortwo Coupe on display at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. Frederic J. Brown / AFP - Getty Images
A model stands beside an Audi R8 GT Spyder on display at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. Frederic J. Brown / AFP - Getty Images
The Volvo You concept car with coach doors and suspended seating is displayed at the 2011 LA Auto Show. Michael Nelson / EPA
Actress Paula Patton is helped out of the BMW i8 concept car that is featured in the upcoming Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol movie by Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO of BMW North America as the car is revealed at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. Michael Nelson / EPA
The 2012 Honda CR-V makes its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Reed Saxon / AP
Two men step out of the front and back seat of the 2013 Chevrolet Spark after it was unveiled at the LA Auto Show in Los Angeles. Danny Moloshok / Reuters
Olivier Francois, CEO of Fiat Brand and Chief Marketing Officer of Chrysler and Fiat, unveils the Fiat 500 Abarth car during the LA Auto Show. Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images
A Ford Focus Electric vehicle on display at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. Frederic J. Brown / AFP - Getty Images
The new Ford Escape is unveiled at the Los Angele Auto Show. Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images
A specially painted Kia Optima with US basketball star and Kia spokeman Blake Griffin's name is displayed at the 2011 LA Auto Show in Los Angeles. Michael Nelson / EPA
The Kia GT concept car, left, and the Optima SX, right, are introduced at the 2011 LA Auto Show. Michael Nelson / EPA
Actor Patrick Dempsey, right, and Takashi Yamanouchi, president and CEO of Mazda, pose next to the newly unveiled Mazda CX-5 at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images
The Cadillac Ciel, a concept car, is displayed at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. Michael Nelson / EPA
Hyundai’s President and CEO John Krafcik, left, and Vice Chairman Chung Eui-sun unveil the Hyundai Azera at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. Lucy Nicholson / Reuters
Frank Fisher, CEO of Chattanooga Operations, Volkswagen Group of America, top left, holds the 2012 Motor Trend Car of the Year award for the 2012 Volkswagen Passat. Danny Moloshok / Reuters
An Audi e-tron Spyder is seen at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. Lucy Nicholson / Reuters