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  • 2016 Fiat 500X, 2014 Paris Auto Show

    The Fiat 500X is the latest member of the 500 range, and while it no more belongs with the cute, cuddly little 500 hatch than the lumpy, awkward 500L, it does appear to be an attractive little crossover. Sharing much of its mechanical bits with the Jeep Renegade, the 500X gets a softer, rounder exterior that many will find more appealing—at the least, it’s far less controversial. MUST SEE: Lamborghini Pranksters Get Tased For Being Dumb: Video Justice And the 500X also holds one sweet little secret for the enthusiast—at least in Europe: It will be available with the magic...

  • 2015 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid, 2014 Paris Auto Show
    2015 Porsche Cayenne Gets Plug-In Hybrid, New Twin-Turbo V-6, More: Live Photos

    The Porsche Cayenne is unquestionably not a sports car, but at the same time, it’s a darned sport SUV. And for the 2015 model year, it gets some spiffier sheet metal, some equipment tweaks, and, most importantly, a pair of new powertrains. First up, the new Cayenne S E Hybrid, unveiled today...

  • Honda Civic Type R concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show
    Honda Delivers First Specs For 2015 Civic Type R With Reveal Of New Concept: Live Photos

    Honda isn’t ready to show us the production version of its latest Civic Type R just yet, so at the 2014 Paris Auto Show, it's time for a new concept. This time, however, the concept’s impending arrival coincides with the release of the first specs for the car, which is scheduled for...

  • 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport
    2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport preview

    The evolution of the modern Land Rover range continues today with the introduction of the Discovery Sport, unveiled at the 2014 Paris Auto Show. Aimed at delivering Land Rover’s legendary off-road ability in a seven-passenger vehicle that won’t require a second mortgage, the Discovery...

  • Ferrari 458 Speciale A, 2014 Paris Auto Show
    Ferrari 458 Speciale A: Full Details, Live Photos And Video

    The convertible version of Ferrari’s hardcore 458 Speciale has been revealed, and it’s called the 458 Speciale A. The A is for the Italian word Aperta, roughly translating to “open,” and the production run for this latest Prancing Horse will be just 499 units. As expected...

  • Audi TT Sportback concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show
    Audi TT Sportback Concept Preview, Live Photos: 2014 Paris Auto Show

    Audi’s TT was once a design icon, treading completely new ground. It has since moved from design innovation to technological trailblazing with a bold new digital instrument panel. Today, at the 2014 Paris Auto Show, the TT moves once again in a completely new direction: the TT Sportback...

  • 2017 Jaguar XE

    Watch the debut ceremony for the 2017 Jaguar XE here. Jaguar’s resurgence over its past several new models has been cemented with the F-Type coupe and roadster, especially in the sports car arena. Today, Jaguar unveiled the latest addition to its line at the 2014 Paris Auto Show: the 2017 XE, which seeks to take on the best of the sport sedan segment while delivering Jaguar’s characteristic flair for style. Undoubtedly one of the most comely sedans we’ve seen in recent years, the 2017 Jaguar XE nonetheless faces stiff competition in the form of the new 2015 Mercedes-Benz...

  • 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata live photos
    2016 Mazda MX-5 To Get 2.0-Liter Engine In U.S, 1.5-Liter Elsewhere

    The United States’ version of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 will get a 2.0-liter Skyactiv-G four-cylinder engine, the company confirmed today. Combined with the Skyactiv-MT manual transmission, the fourth-gen MX-5’s powertrain should prove similar to the existing car’s setup. MUST SEE...

  • 2015 Bentley Mulsanne Speed, 2014 Paris Auto Show
    2015 Bentley Mulsanne Speed Revealed With 530 HP And 811 LB-FT Of Torque: Paris Auto Show Live Photos

    We aren’t sure how many Bentley Mulsanne buyers deemed the car’s 505-horsepower to be insufficient for their needs, but we’re glad enough of them spoke up to persuade Bentley to launch an even more powerful version of its flagship sedan. That more powerful version is the 2015...

  • Volkswagen XL Sport concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show
    Volkswagen XL Sport Concept Gets Ducati Power, Details & Live Photos: 2014 Paris Auto Show

    For a year now, rumors of a Ducati-powered version of the Volkswagen XL1 hyper-efficient, super-lightweight car made the rounds. Today, those rumors have come true: this is the XL Sport concept. Powered by a Ducati V-twin engine out of the 1199 Superlegerra motorcycle rated at 197 horsepower, the...

  • 2015 Infiniti Q80 Inspiration Concept  -  Paris Auto Show (private event)
    Q80 Inspiration Concept: Live Photos, More Details For Hybrid Flagship

    Infiniti did more than outline its next flagship sedan, in concept-car form, ahead of the Paris Auto Show this week. Even before the opening of the show, it revealed the car on the eve of the show’s opening to an event with select members of the press—and we were included, so we can...

  • Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show
    Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 Full Details & Live Photos: 2014 Paris Auto Show

    The supercar hybrid world continues to expand today with the unveiling of the Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 at the 2014 Paris Auto Show. Featuring a total system output of 910 horsepower from a combination of a 610-hp 5.2-liter V-10 engine and 300 hp from three electric motors, the Asterion is...

  • 2017 Jaguar XE

    The 2017 Jaguar XE sedan remains two years away from its American on-sale date, but today, at the car’s official unveiling in Paris, Jaguar’s U.S. vice president of communications & public affairs, Stuart Schorr, confirmed some of the details of the U.S.-bound version of the car. Among those key details are availability of both gasoline and diesel engines, both rear- and all-wheel drive, and a range of four- and six-cylinder engines. While the intervening two years, as well as various changes for the U.S. market, may see specifications for America’s production XE vary...

  • Infiniti Q80 Inspiration concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show
    Infiniti Q80 Inspiration concept: 550-HP hybrid previews future flagship

    Ahead of the 2014 Paris Auto Show this week, Infiniti has revealed full details, and a full set of images, of a concept car that strongly hints at the direction of a future flagship Q80 production model—and an inspiration for all future models from the brand. Its 550-horsepower...

  • Volkswagen Passat GT concept, 2016 Los Angeles auto show
    Plug-In Hybrid Volkswagen Passat GTE Revealed Ahead Of Paris Auto Show

    Volkswagen’s version of the Passat the rest of the world enjoys has just been redesigned and will appear for the first time at this week’s 2014 Paris Auto Show. The new Passat, which still offers sedan and wagon bodystyles, debuts with new engines, less weight and the latest assistance...

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    2014 Paris Auto Show Preview

    The first major auto show after the long summer break is taking place in Paris this coming week, kicking off on October 2 and playing host to more than 250 makes from over 18 countries. All the major automakers will be there, and so will your Motor Authority team. We’ll be bringing you all...

  • Mercedes-AMG GT Edition 1 leaked images
    Mercedes-AMG GT Edition 1 Leaked: 2014 Paris Auto Show

    Primed to take on the Porsche 911, Jaguar F-Type, and Chevy Corvette—among others—the Mercedes-AMG GT just recently made its web debut. At the 2014 Paris Auto Show, a special Edition 1 version of the car is expected. Images leaked (via Autocar) ahead of the official announcement reveal...

  • 2015 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack
    2015 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Headed For Paris Auto Show

    Volkswagen sells an Alltrack version of its Passat wagon overseas, and now the vehicle is getting a little brother in the form of the 2015 Golf Alltrack, which debuts next week at the 2014 Paris Auto Show. It’s essentially a soft-roader version of the latest Golf SportWagen, and will be...

  • Alleged Audi TT Sportback concept (Image via Auto Zeitung)

    Audi R&D chief Ulrich Hackenberg has hinted on a number of occasions about the possibility of expanding the TT range to include a third bodystyle beyond the current coupe and convertible versions. In fact, the third-generation TT was initially previewed in concept form by a shooting brake concept, and later we saw the automaker roll out a TT-based crossover concept. DON'T MISS: Jeep Driver Out-Jerks Corvette Driver's Jerk Parking Job: Video Now we have sketches of a new five-door liftback version dubbed the TT Sportback. First posted on Auto Zeitung, the sketches show what is claimed to...

  • Infiniti Q80 Inspiration concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show
    Infiniti Q80 Inspiration Concept: 2014 Paris Auto Show Preview

    The quagmire that is Infiniti’s decision to change its entire model lineup to a range of Q- and QX- based alphanumeric sequences may gain its ultimate justification at the 2014 Paris Auto Show, where the Q80 Inspiration Concept will make its debut. A sleek, four-door, four-seater coupe...

  • Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Concept-S, 2014 Paris Auto Show
    Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Concept-S Revealed Ahead Of 2014 Paris Auto Show

    Mitsubishi has revealed a new plug-in hybrid concept that it will be showing at next week’s 2014 Paris Auto Show. The concept is called the Outlander PHEV Concept-S and it’s described as a special design package for the regular Outlander PHEV first shown at the 2012 Paris Auto Show and...

  • Ferrari 458 VS Spider leaked (Image via 4WheelsNews)
    Ferrari 458 Speciale Spider Leaked, May Feature VS Name

    Ferrari is set to present a convertible version of its hardcore 458 Speciale at the 2014 Paris Auto Show next month, and we now have the first images showing the undisguised car. The images are from an internal Ferrari configurator and were first scooped by 4WheelsNews, which also reports that the...

  • Lamborghini's 2014 Paris Motor Show press conference teaser--is a four-doored model coming?
    Lamborghini Teases New Car For Paris, Possibly Named Asterion?

    The Lamborghini Estoque concept thrilled fans of the brand when it made its debut back in 2008, but since then, despite intermittent rumors of a production intent for the car, it has fallen by the wayside. Now, it looks like the idea of a Lamborghini four-door is back on the rise. This time, the...

  • Peugeot Quartz concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show
    Peugeot Reveals 500-Horsepower Crossover Concept

    After a stale showing at the previous Paris Auto Show back in 2012, Peugeot is pulling out all the stops for its lineup at this year’s event. Already the French automaker has confirmed the sporty 308 GT, advanced 208 Hybrid Air concept and sultry Exalt concept, but now Peugeot has revealed a...

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