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Here is a preview of the cars and trucks you'll soon see on the roads - and a few that will never make it past the concept car stage

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Mastretta MXT at the LA Auto Show. Mastretta is a Mexican car maker and design studio established by Mexican industrial designer Daniel Mastretta.

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Lotus Evora sports car

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Ford F-150 Raptor SVT pickup truck

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Cadillac Ciel Concept vehicle

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Ford Shelby car engines on display at the Los Angeles Auto Show on November 17, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.

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Mercedes-Benz 2012 SLS Coupe AMG

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Volkswagen Turbo Beetle

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Fiat 500 cars

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A 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas vehicle is on display after it was awarded the Green Car of the Year award on November 17, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. The award was presented to Honda by Green Car Journal, which annually selects a single vehicle for its environmental performance.

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Chevy Corvette Supercharged ZR1

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An electric city concept DOK-ING car is seen at the L.A. Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, November 17, 2011.

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A 2012 Kia Soul, whose design is inspired with ideas from LPGA golfer Michelle Wie, at the LA Auto Show in Los Angeles November 16, 2011.

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The Honda 2012 CRV is unveiled at the LA Auto Show in Los Angeles, California November 16, 2011.

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2013 Beetle R concept car

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2013 Cadillac XTS

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The Ford 2013 Boss 302 Mustang

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The newly-designed 2013 Ford Escape is unveiled at the LA Auto Show in Los Angeles

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The front grille of the 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 at the LA Auto Show

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2013 Volkswagen CC

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The Honda Fit EV is unveiled at the LA Auto Show

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The charging port on the new all-electric Honda Fit EV is seen during its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011.

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Hyundai Azera

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2012 Infiniti JX

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In this handout photo provided by General Moters, comedian and auto enthusiast Jay Leno greets the audience after steering his personal Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle - with over 10,000 electric miles driven - into an event at the J Lounge November 15, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Leno said he has almost 10,500 miles driven and only 88 are not electric.

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The Mazda CX-5 is unveiled during the LA Auto Show

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Actor Patrick Dempsey stands next to a Mazda race car at the L.A. Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, November 16, 2011.

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Volkswagen Beetle R concept car

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2013 Ford Flex

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Diesel-electric Audi e-tron Spyder roadster on display at the Los Angeles Auto Show

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BMW i8 hybrid-electric concept vehicle

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Dodge Charger Pursuit

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The new Fiat 500 Gucci car is displayed during the LA Auto Show

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Lexus LFA supercar at the Los Angeles Auto Show

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The new Porsche Panamera GTS is unveiled by race car drivers Romain Dumas (L) and Patrick Long at the LA Auto Show on November 16, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.

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2013 Lincoln MKT is seen after its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011.

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