Paris Auto Show

  • 2019 Hyundai i30 Fastback N

    Hyundai's newest Elantra GT has a sporty liftback variant sold overseas, and the car has just received the N performance treatment. The standard version of the car is called i30 Fastback, and now Hyundai has added the i30 Fastback N version. The car was revealed Wednesday ahead of a formal debut at next week's 2018 Paris auto show. The i30 Fastback N shares a mechanical package with the Golf GTI-rivaling i30 N hatchback sold overseas, as well as the Veloster N hatchback that we receive here. We're talking a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 driving the front wheels via a six-speed manual. The...

  • Teaser for 2019 BMW 3-Series debuting at 2018 Paris auto show
    New BMW 3-Series confirmed for 2018 Paris auto show

    BMW on Wednesday confirmed that its redesigned, seventh-generation 3-Series sedan will be unveiled to the world October 2 at the 2018 Paris auto show. Together with the confirmation, the automaker released a single teaser shot that reveals the outline of the car's grille along with the headlights'...

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Mercedes-Benz will unveil new B-Class at 2018 Paris auto show

    Mercedes-Benz confirmed Monday that its redesigned B-Class minivan will be unveiled at next month's 2018 Paris auto show. The B-Class will be the third body style from Mercedes' new generation of compact cars, following the A-Class hatchback unveiled in February and A-Class sedan unveiled in April...

  • Renault EZ-Pro self-driving delivery vehicle concept
    Renault envisions convoys of self-driving delivery vehicles with EZ-Pro concept

    Following Renault's vision of a self-driving future for ride-hailing with its EZ-Go concept, the French automaker has bestowed the world with a self-driving concept for delivery vehicles. It's called the EZ-Pro, and it was revealed on Wednesday. Unlike some self-driving delivery vehicle concepts...

  • Teaser for 2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 hatchback
    Mercedes-AMG A35 hot hatch teased ahead of 2018 Paris auto show

    Update: The 2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 hatchback has been revealed. You'll find all the details at this link. Mercedes-Benz's latest A-Class has already arrived in hatchback and sedan guises, and soon we'll see another A-Class variant revealed. We're talking about the new Mercedes-AMG A35 hot hatch due...

  • 2019 Kia ProCeed
    Production Kia ProCeed fails to resemble handsome concept

    Kia will use next month's 2018 Paris auto show to present its new ProCeed compact liftback. This is the car that was previewed last year by the handsome Proceed concept (shown below), a sleek wagon exuding elegance and characterized by muscular proportions. Unfortunately, the design was watered...

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class

    Coming soon to a suburban traffic jam near you: the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class creeping along, fully loaded with cargo and kids. The newest luxe family conveyance bowed Tuesday, full of fuel-saving tech—and just plain ol' tech. It'll hit streets next year, although Mercedes-Benz didn't say how much it would cost. MORE: Off-roader built a Mercedes-Benz G-Class pickup because Mercedes won't for the US The new GLE follows closely behind the three generations that came before it nearly 20 years ago. The family hauler is roughly 5 inches longer, from nose to toes, with 3 additional inches...

  • 2017 Trumpchi GS8
    GAC confirms European expansion, new A10 for 2018 Paris auto show

    GAC Motor is on track to be the first major Chinese automaker to launch in the United States. The state-owned company said in 2017 that it plans to start selling its cars in the U.S. in 2019, with the mid-size GS8 SUV confirmed as one of the first models. The automaker has already been showing its...

  • 2019 Kia Niro EV
    2019 Kia Niro EV debuts with 210 horsepower, 280 miles of range

    Kia on Thursday introduced the new electric version of its Niro compact crossover SUV at the 2018 Busan auto show in Korea. Called the Niro EV and taking inspiration from a concept of the same name unveiled at January's 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, the newest addition to the Kia lineup is set to...

  • 2018 Peugeot 508 SW
    2018 Peugeot 508 SW is a handsome load lugger

    Peugeot's new 508 is one of the best designed offerings in the mid-size sedan segment, and it's just spawned an equally handsome wagon variant that's set to debut in October at the 2018 Paris auto show. The wagon variant of the 508 line is known as an SW, and it comes with a sleek design boasting...

  • 2019 BMW X5
    2019 BMW X5 preview

    Crossover SUVs are all the rage right now, and one of the key nameplates that helped ignite the segment, the BMW X5, has spawned a new generation. It represents the fourth iteration of the popular luxury mid-size SUV, and it's the biggest yet. The length is 194.3 inches (up 1.1 inches), the width...

  • 2019 DS 3 Crossback spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    DS 3 Crossback to offer EV option, target Audi Q2

    PSA Group's luxury brand DS launched its first standalone model last year in the form of the DS 7 Crossback, a small SUV with the refinement and technology to match the German marques. Now DS is in the final stage of testing of its second model, a compact SUV to be called the DS 3 Crossback. The...

  • 2017 DS 7 Crossback

    DS is the latest automotive brand to announce plans for a fully electrified lineup. The luxury arm of French auto giant PSA Group announced Monday that every new model launched from 2025 will either feature a hybrid or pure electric powertrain. DS already sells a hybrid in the form of the DS 7 Crossback E-Tense unveiled in 2017, a small SUV whose plug-in hybrid powertrain delivers 300 horsepower, 37 miles of electric range, and forms a through-the-road hybrid all-wheel-drive system. And the brand also competes in the Formula E Championship together with Virgin Racing. It was at this past...

  • Infiniti Q60 Project Black S concept, 2017 Geneva auto show
    Infiniti Q60 Black S due in 2020 with F1-matching hybrid tech

    We have more evidence that the 500-horsepower Infiniti Q60 Project Black S concept unveiled at the 2017 Geneva auto show is on its way to production. Tommaso Volpe, who heads motorsport and performance projects at the Japanese brand, revealed to Car Advice in an interview published Monday that the...

  • 2017 Audi RS 3 LMS race car
    2017 Audi RS 3 LMS ready to race

    Hot on the heels of Thursday’s debut of the RS 3 sport sedan at the 2016 Paris auto show, Audi has unveiled a new racing version of the car. The new race car is called the RS 3 LMS and will be ready for delivery to customer teams in time for the 2017 motorsport season. It was developed by the...

  • Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept, 2016 Paris auto show
    This Week’s Top Photos: The 2016 Paris auto show edition

    There were two prevalent themes at the 2016 Paris auto show: vehicle electrification and SUVs. In some cases, we saw these themes combined. Case in point is the Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept, an electric SUV that previews the first of the automaker’s planned Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] rivals...

  • 2018 Audi RS 3, 2016 Paris auto show
    2018 Audi RS 3 debuts with 400 horsepower

    Audi’s new RS 3 has finally landed. The car is a compact sport sedan with essentially the same mechanical package as the TT RS—and it’s coming to the United States. Audi pulled the covers off on Thursday at the 2016 Paris auto show, and in the process likely unsettled the folks...

  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain, 2016 Paris auto show
    Mercedes targets soft-roader segment with E-Class All-Terrain

    SUVs are all the rage right now and automakers see opportunity for even more slicing of the niche with new soft-roaders. Audi and Volvo have enjoyed some success in the luxury segment with their respective Allroad and Cross Country offerings, and there’s also Subaru with the Outback in the...

  • Hyundai RN30 concept, 2016 Paris auto show

    Hyundai established a standalone performance division in 2015 to develop cars leveraging knowhow from its various motorsport programs, namely its World Rally Championship efforts. The division is called Hyundai N and the first product will be a hotted-up version of the new i30 hatchback. The i30 is the latest member of Hyundai’s Elantra range and the likely successor to our Elantra GT. The hot i30 has already been spied in prototype form and is expected to be labeled a Hyundai i30 N when it's unveiled in 2017. On Thursday, Hyundai unveiled a concept previewing the car at the 2016 Paris...

  • Lexus UX concept, 2016 Paris auto show
    Lexus UX concept is a tiny luxury SUV with big tech

    Lexus is using the 2016 Paris auto show to present a concept car that hints at a new SUV positioned below the automaker’s NX. The concept is called the UX and was shown for the first time on Thursday. The UX hasn’t been confirmed for production but senior Lexus executives have said such...

  • BMW X2 concept, 2016 Paris auto show
    BMW X2 concept debuts at 2016 Paris auto show

    Get ready for a new BMW compact SUV arriving soon. It’s going to be called the X2 and on Thursday, at the 2016 Paris auto show, we got a preview of it in the form of a concept car. Though an SUV, the X2 is designed to conquer the concrete jungle. The concept version projects a sporty image...

  • Ferrari GTC4 Lusso T, 2016 Paris auto show
    V-8-powered, rear-wheel-drive Ferrari GTC4 Lusso T makes debut

    Ferrari’s [NYSE:RACE] GTC4 Lusso, an extensively revised version of the FF, made its debut in March at the 2016 Geneva auto show. At the time, the car was fitted exclusively with the automaker’s familiar 6.3-liter V-12. Now Ferrari has introduced an entry-level V-8 option. Debuting on...

  • 2017 Infiniti Q50, 2016 Paris auto show
    2017 Infiniti Q50 debuts in Paris with minor updates

    Infiniti’s Q50 has had it tough since bowing on the market as a 2014 model. First there were teething issues with its drive-by-wire steering system. Then Infiniti teased us with a high-performance version powered by the same engine as the Nissan GT-R but later dropped all hopes of a...

  • Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration concept, 2016 Paris auto show
    Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration wears new clothes in Paris

    Infiniti stunned the automotive world in April when it rolled out the QX Sport Inspiration concept at the 2016 Beijing auto show. The concept combined flowing sculptural lines and strong, muscular proportions with Infiniti’s signature design cues, resulting in one impressive-looking SUV. On...

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