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The 9 most interesting cars (and goggles) from Shanghai’s auto show

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On the heels of the New York auto show just a few short weeks ago, the press days of Auto Shanghai 2015 are now behind us — and the announcements weren't limited to Chinese automakers: the global titans of the auto industry were out in force with cars and technologies that will have a big impact in the months and years to come.

And, yes, there was some weird stuff, too. Volvo ditched the front passenger seat for its new concept, and Chevy made something akin a giant blender blade.

Let's take a look at some of the major reveals of the show — and when you're done, be sure to read up on our hands-on experience with Mini's crazy Augmented Vision goggles.


McLaren 540C. The slightly less powerful cousin of the 570S introduced a few weeks ago in New York, the 540C features a 533hp twin turbo V8 that's good for 0-62 in 3.5 seconds. Starting price: £126,000 (about $189,500).

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