The LA Auto Show is gaining more and more momentum for car manufacturers in the luxury and performance segment. Porsche and Daimler stole the show this year with multiple world premieres each. But also Jaguar, Land Rover, Maserati, Alfa Romeo and new and upcoming manufacturers like Divergent have recognized the potential of the annual Auto Show in LA.
We roamed the halls and took a closer look at the most important premieres. Here are our highlights of the LA Auto Show 2016.
9. Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Executive
The long-wheelbase Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Executive launched this week at the LA Auto Show 2016. As its a hybrid, the Panamera features both electric and petrol power. The all-wheel drive hybrid system promises a pure electric range of 50 kilometers and a combined fuel consumption figure of 2.5L / 100 km. On its own, the electric drivetrain can reach speeds of up to speeds of 140 km/h thanks to its 136 hp and 400 Nm of torque. Coupled with the 2.9-liter biturbo V6 powerplant, output is a lofty 462 hp. It is capable of sprinting to a 100 km/h in just 4.6 seconds and an impressive top speed of 278 km/h.