It’s the first of the season’s big U.S. auto shows, and some automakers are betting car buyers are in a mood to have a little fun. Here’s a look at what we’ve seen so far:

2017 Land Rover Evoque

This ‘topless’ SUV has been one of the most daring reveals we have seen at the year’s Los Angeles Auto Show. The Evoque compact premium convertible fills a niche that doesn’t exist and Land Rover officials figure, hey, it’s fun.



USA TODAY’s Chris Woodyard takes a look at what he thinks maybe the strangest car at the Los Angeles Auto Show: Land Rover’s Evoque convertible.
Robert Hanashiro, USA TODAY