Photos: Styling at the LA Auto Show

Photos: Styling at the LA Auto Show

Summary: Concept cars range from a high-speed Bugatti to a three-wheeler from VW and a snowboarder's dream from Suzuki.

TOPICS: Telcos

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  • Toyota FJ Cruiser

    Toyota unveiled its new FJ Cruiser at the LA show on Wednesday. Available in March, the FJ Cruiser is a five-passenger SUV with side doors that open in clamshell fashion. It was originally designed as a concept car at Calty Design Research in Newport Beach, Calif.

  • Volkswagen GX3

    From the concept car folks at Volkswagen comes the GX3. A three-wheeler, the fuel-efficient motorcycle-class car can be driven in the commuter lane with only one driver. The car's designer hopes to put it into production and have it ready for sale in 2007.

  • Derek Jenkins

    Derek Jenkins, Volkswagen's chief designer in North America, had the idea for a three-wheeler and worked with a team to develop the GX3 over the last 18 months in California. The 1,300-pound car gets about 46 miles per gallon and can go from zero to 60 in 5.9 seconds. If the car comes to market it would be priced somewhere between $10,000 and $20,000.

Topic: Telcos

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