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It's the LA Auto Show and Tokyo Motor Show, both going on at the same time. Here are all the important cars revealed so far, including the Design Vision GTI pictured above, which isn't new but is glorious to behold.
Reverse: Keepin' Cool With Coolidge
On this day in 1927, Time magazine puts the week-old Holland Tunnel on its cover. The tunnel, which runs under the Hudson River between New York City and Jersey City, New Jersey, had opened to traffic the week before, at the stroke of midnight on November 13. (Earlier that day, President Calvin Coolidge had ceremonially opened the tunnel from his yacht on the Potomac by turning the same key that had "opened" the Panama Canal in 1915—Time called it "the golden lever of the Presidential telegraphic instrument"—which rang a giant brass bell at the tunnel's entrances.) On that first day, 51,694 vehicles traveled through the tunnel.
Neutral: Best Reveal So Far? A wagon-y BRZ ? A futuristic Mercedes GT? What tickles your fancy? Photo Credit: AP Images