Of the myriad cars on display in Las Vegas for Consumer Technology Association 2016, few have as much potential for change as the Chevrolet Bolt EV.

If America truly does love a comeback story, there’s no better place to stage it than in Los Angeles. At this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show, three models in particular stood out for the way they powered some legendary names back into the spotlight.

As far as Pierre is concerned, bring on the piercing whine of engines, gruelling corner manoeuvres, brutal g-force of acceleration, exhausting heat, intense braking, gas fumes and sweat.