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We reveal all of the stars expected at the LA motor show 2013, featuring all-new concepts alongside facelifts and production models

The LA motor show takes place this week, with the schedule full of new car reveals from big-name manufacturers, as well as new concepts, facelifts and production models.

Our team of journalists will be working to bring you the very latest news as it happens from the show, but here's our pre-LA roundup of what to expect at the event in 2013.

Aston Martin Vanquish Volante special edition

Just ten examples of the super-rare Neiman Marcus Edition Vanquish Volante will be built by Q by Aston Martin, the firm’s customisation arm. Aston Martin says the model was inspired by the Prince of Wales’s DB6 Volante.

BMW 4-series cabriolet

We already know many of the details surrounding BMW's latest addition to the 4-series lineup, but this is the first time we'll see it in the flesh. Prices will start at £36,675 when it goes on sale next March.

Ford Edge

Already on sale in the US, a revised Edge has been confirmed as coming to Europe in 2014. The Blue Oval sees a big opportunity in the European SUV market, and the Edge will form the third entry in its SUV range alongside the EcoSport and the Kuga.

Honda next-gen fuel cell concept

So far we've only seen a single sketch of Honda's FCEV concept, but the model will be revealed in full at LA. Honda says the model “expresses a potential styling direction” for the next generation of its fuel-cell electric vehicle.

Jaguar F-type coupe

One of the most anticipated reveals of the year, recent spy shots have shown the F-type coupe has stuck closely to the styling of the original CX16 concept.

Kia Quoris

Set to become a new flagship saloon for the Korean brand, the Quoris - also known as the K9 or K900 - has already been confirmed for the US, but is not likely to come to Europe due to its size.

Lincoln MKC

The MKC SUV, which claims to feature a premium interior is offered with a choice of Ford's EcoBoost engines, is targeted at the American market.

Mercedes S65 AMG

The S65 AMG has 621bhp on tap from its 6.0-litre V12 engine, and is able to cover the 0-62mph sprint in less than four seconds. It's expected to start at around £160,000 when it goes on sale.


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Mercedes SLS AMG GT Final Edition

A strictly-limited run of 350 units will mark the end of the SLS AMG GT before a new model, codenamed C190, is launched in 2015 to replace it. The Final Edition features new bodywork and is expected to have an upgraded interior.

Porsche Macan

Undoubtedly one of the most anticipated reveals of the show, pictures of Porsche's new SUV have already been leaked ahead of the show. The compact SUV will look to take on the Range Rover Evoque and Audi Q5 in Europe.

Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S cabriolets

LA will give these two new Porsche soft-top models their public debut, with each following on from the recently introduced 911 Turbo and Turbo S coupé models. The soft-top roof can be operated at speeds of up to 37mph.

Range Rover LWB

Unveiled in October, the new LWB Range Rover will have a double debut at LA and at the Guanzhou motor show. The car, in new Autobiography Black trim, will cost in the region of £140,000.

Subaru WRX concept

We've seen the WRX concept before, but this time Subaru promises big changes to its vision for the next-generation model. The original two-door concept has now grown to hold four doors, and Subaru is reportedly still deliberating over whether to bring the car to the UK.

Subaru Legacy concept

Designed to celebrate 25 years of the Legacy, this concept not only points to its historic past, but also shows us what Subaru is planning design wise for its next generation of models. 

Toyota Driver Awareness Research vehicle

A brand-new concept from Toyota, intended to show the many ways we can reduce distrations to drivers even before the car has set off. There'll also be news of a new simulator to be installed at Stanford University to collect data on driving distractions.

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Volkswagen e-Golf

The all-electric hatch gets its North American debut in LA, before going on sale in the US next year. It's powered by an electric motor that produces 113bhp and 199lb ft of torque. 

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