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  • Renault R5 Turbo 3E concept

    The spirit of the Renault R5 Turbo lives on in an electric drift special.

  • Alpine and Renault logos
    Alpine concept, modern Renault 4 set for 2022 Paris auto show

    French performance marque Alpine is developing 3 EVs, and an upcoming concept will likely preview one.

  • 2018 Audi Q5, 2016 Paris auto show
    Paris auto show to return in 2022

    The Paris auto show, rebranded Paris Automotive Week, will return in October 2022.

  • Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept, 2016 Paris auto show
    2020 Paris motor show isn't canceled, but will get a rethink due to coronavirus

    Automakers won't display their cars at the 2020 Paris motor show this October.

  • 2019 BMW 3-Series, 2018 Paris auto show
    This Week's Top Photos: The 2018 Paris auto show edition

    BMW used this week's 2018 Paris auto show to unveil a new 3-Series, the nameplate's seventh generation. The new car is bigger and bolder than ever, and BMW is confident it will set the new standard in sport sedan qualities such as ride and handling when it hits showrooms next March. We can't wait...

  • Ferrari Monza SP1, 2018 Paris auto show
    Ferrari 812 Superfast-based Monza speedsters debut in Paris, first of new Icona series

    Ferrari fans longing for a return to the elegance of the marque's earlier cars are in for a real treat as the automaker has just launched a pair of stunners based on the 812 Superfast. They're called the Monza SP1 and SP2, with the “SP” in the name referencing Ferrari's Special Projects...

  • 2019 Lexus RC, 2018 Paris auto show

    The Lexus RC is a worthy option in the entry-level luxury coupe segment. It combines excellent build quality with solid performance, although it isn't quite at the same dynamic level as its German rivals. Following an introduction for 2015, the RC is now at the midway point in its life cycle and has been given an update to keep it looking and feeling fresh as it enters 2019. The updated car made its debut on Tuesday at the 2018 Paris auto show and will be in showrooms in November, with prices starting at $41,145, excluding destination. The biggest change is to the design of the headlights...

  • 2019 Toyota Yaris GR Sport
    Toyota Yaris GR Sport revealed at 2018 Paris auto show

    Toyota used this week's 2018 Paris auto show to present the new GR Sport version of its Yaris subcompact hatch. GR Sport represents the entry-level trim from Toyota's new GR performance sub-brand launched last year in Japan. GR stands for Gazoo Racing, Toyota's official motorsport department, and...

  • Peugeot E-Legend Concept, 2018 Paris auto show
    10 things we learned from the 2018 Paris auto show

    The 2018 Paris auto show delivered a handful of surprises for American car enthusiasts, albeit l'addition attached to each was mostly weighty. This year's most significant reveal for U.S. buyers certainly came from Mercedes-Benz—although which one is debatable. The new 2019 BMW 3-Series was...

  • 2019 Shelby Series 2, 2018 Paris auto show
    Shelby Series 2 surprises in Paris

    Shelby is officially back with an updated version of its in-house sports car. The Shelby Series 2 made a surprise visit this week to the 2018 Paris auto show, which provided the first real look at the revised roadster. The trick is that the car isn't actually new. It's the same body, and the...

  • 2020 Kia Niro EV, 2018 Paris auto show
    2019 Kia Niro EV sneak peek: More range, more details, more coming

    The Kia Niro EV made its European stop Tuesday, likely the last stop on its world tour before a U.S. model is revealed. The Niro EV that showed at the 2018 Paris auto show gave us the most detailed look at the electric crossover heading to the U.S. next year, although Kia hasn't yet said when the...

  • Smart ForEase concept, 2018 Paris auto show
    Smart previews future look with ForEase speedster concept

    Smart this year is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the start of sales of the original ForTwo, and part of the celebrations included the unveiling of the ForEase concept on Tuesday at the 2018 Paris auto show. The ForEase is based on the battery-powered Smart EQ ForTwo Cabrio but has been...

  • Audi Sport R8 LMS, 2018 Paris auto show

    Audi Sport's R8 LMS racing into the 2019 motorsport season made a pit stop on Tuesday at the 2018 Paris auto show. The version shown is designed for GT3 competition but Audi Sport also offers an R8 LMS GT4. Crucially, the car shown features the design bound for an updated version of the R8 road car due in showrooms next year, a prototype for which is shown below. Revealed on the race car is the wider, more aggressive grille design that's destined for the road car. We also get a look at the new cutout in the rear fascia, which on the road car will be covered by a mesh element. Audi Sport said...

  • 2019 GAC GS5, 2018 Paris auto show
    GAC global expansion continues with GS5 debut at 2018 Paris auto show

    GAC Motor is on track to become the first major Chinese automaker to launch in the United States. The state-owned automaker said in 2017 it plans to start selling cars in the U.S. in 2019, with the mid-size GS8 SUV (shown below) confirmed as one of the first models, though the current trade war...

  • 2019 Vinfast Lux A2.0, 2018 Paris auto show
    Vietnam's Vinfast launches at Paris auto show with pair of rebodied BMWs

    Vietnam is getting into the vehicle manufacturing business with its own brand. Called Vinfast, the first two products from the newly established car company include a mid-size sedan and SUV, and they were presented to the public for the first time on Tuesday at the 2018 Paris auto show. But rather...

  • 2019 Audi SQ2, 2018 Paris auto show
    2019 Audi SQ2 crossover debuts with 296 horsepower

    Audi’s smallest crossover in the United States is the Q3 but overseas there’s a slightly smaller Q2 on sale. The vehicle made its debut at the 2016 Geneva motor show and on Tuesday at the 2018 Paris auto show a sporty version was added to the lineup: the SQ2. As expected, the mechanical...

  • 2019 BMW i3, 2018 Paris auto show
    2019 BMW i3 debuts with 42.2-KWH battery, 153-mile range

    The 2019 BMW i3 starting production in November will benefit from a bigger battery capable of an estimated 153 miles of range, BMW confirmed Tuesday at the 2018 Paris auto show. It will be the second time the automaker has upgraded the i3's battery since the electric car's 2014 launch. The last...

  • Renault EZ-Ultimo concept, 2018 Paris auto show
    Renault EZ-Ultimo self-driving concept wants to make ride hailing more luxurious

    Rounding out a trio or Renault "EZ" self-driving car concepts is the EZ-Ultimo. The French brand debuted the latest concept at the 2018 Paris auto show on Tuesday with an eye on turning ride hailing into something more premium. Like the earlier EZ self-driving concepts (EZ-Go and EZ-Pro), Renault...

  • Hyundai i30 N Option concept, 2018 Paris auto show

    Hyundai has quite a bit in store for its N performance division, and owners can look forward to a barrel of customization option as previewed by a new concept vehicle. With the 2018 Paris auto show as its backdrop, Hyundai revealed the i30 N Option show car—essentially an i30 N hot hatch with a host of future N accessory parts. The i30 N Option features 25 new accessory parts that the brand plans to launch in Europe and other markets in the "near future," according to the Tuesday reveal. A Hyundai spokesperson told Motor Authority the N Option parts have not been announced for the U.S...

  • 2019 bmw 3-Series M Performance parts
    BMW is ready with M Performance parts for the new 3-Series

    BMW has only just revealed its redesigned 2019 3-Series at the 2018 Paris auto show, yet the M division is ready to roll with some fresh parts. From style upgrades to real-deal performance bits, future 2019 3-Series owners have enticing options ahead of them. On the looks side of things, the M...

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC, 2018 Paris auto show
    2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC: 200-mile luxury electric SUV debuts

    The luxury brands have been late to the electric revolution but that's about to change as a flood of new models arrive in the coming years, particularly from the German brands. Mercedes-Benz alone will launch 10 electric cars by 2025, one of which is the EQC small SUV that made its debut last month...

  • Infiniti Q60 Project Black S Concept, 2018 Paris auto show
    563-horsepower Infiniti Q60 Black S prototype revealed with F1 tech

    Infiniti's sinister Q60 Project Black S coupe has progressed from the concept stage to a working prototype. The latest version was presented on Tuesday at the 2018 Paris auto show to help kick off the Japanese brand's new electrification push. The Q60 Project Black S is a high-performance version...

  • 2019 DS 3 Crossback
    2019 DS 3 Crossback: French luxury crossover debuts with EV option

    DS wowed audiences on Tuesday at the 2018 Paris auto show with the introduction of its new DS 3 Crossback. DS is the luxury arm of PSA Group, the French auto giant on a mission to enter the United States. It started out life as a sub-brand of Citroën, taking its inspiration from the classic...

  • Peugeot E-Legend Concept, 2018 Paris auto show
    Peugeot e-Legend concept is a modern take on the iconic 504

    Peugeot has taken a dive into its past in order to find inspiration for its future. The e-Legend concept is a self-driving coupe designed as a fresh take on the French marque's brilliant 504. There are no inline-4 diesels or gas-swilling V-6 engines to be found here, however, as the e-Legend is an...

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