L.A. Auto Show: New Models and New Lineups

Automobile shows are usually about introducing new models. The script is changing for this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show in that some brands — Chrysler, Dodge and Lotus among them — are wiping the slate clean and introducing new lineups.

“Chrysler Brand Replacing Entire Model Lineup in ‘11,” the company announced Monday, in a news release detailing the new vehicles it would present at the show, which runs Friday through Nov. 28 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
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Paris Auto Show: Jaguar C-X75 Concept Is a 205-M.P.H. Hybrid

On Wednesday, the eve of the Paris auto show, Jaguar unveiled a gas-electric hybrid two-seat sports car concept that the automaker says is capable of a top speed of 205 miles per hour, and up to 68 miles of all-electric operation.

The exotic-looking C-X75 concept, so designated in honor of Jaguar’s 75th anniversary this year, “explores the outer limits of both performance and sustainability,” the company said in a news release.
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