Paris Auto Show

  • 2016 Volvo XC90 R-Design

    Following the reveal of its all-new XC90 in late August, Volvo has now followed up with the luxury SUV’s sporty R-Design trim. Volvo’s R-Design trim doesn’t see any increase in power—for that there’s Polestar—but it does lend the Swedish vehicles a sporty presence—both inside and out. MUST READ: 2015 Ford Mustang First Drive For the latest XC90, the R-Design trim adds a number of distinguishing details, such as a silk metal finish for the grille, lower front spoiler and window surround, plus sporty exhaust tips, integrated roof rails, and side mirror...

  • 2014 Volkswagen Polo GTI
    More Powerful Volkswagen Polo GTI Headed For Paris Auto Show

    Volkswagen recently introduced a mild facelift for its Polo subcompact sold overseas, but missing from the updated lineup was the sporty Polo GTI variant. The German automaker has now rectified the issue, revealing the updated hot hatch in full ahead of a world debut next month at the 2014 Paris...

  • 2014 Opel Adam S
    Opel Reveals Sporty Adam S: Forbidden Fruit

    Opel’s Adam minicar first hit the scene in 2012 and has since been turned into a race car as well as an upmarket version enhanced by Bitter. Now, the first performance-enhanced version of the Adam has been revealed, the new Adam S, which makes its debut next month at the 2014 Paris Auto Show...

  • Renault EOLAB concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show
    Renault Reveals 235 MPG EOLAB Concept: Video

    Renault is out to prove that not only the Volkswagen Group can build a car that’s capable of consuming just 1 liter of fuel per 100 kilometers of travel, equivalent to 235 mpg. The French automaker has just revealed the EOLAB concept car, which is said to be as efficient as VW’s XL1 but...

  • 2015 Ford S-Max
    2015 Ford S-Max Revealed, Still Unconfirmed For U.S. Market

    First previewed in concept form a year ago, Ford’s second-generation S-Max has now been revealed ahead of its world debut at the 2014 Paris Auto Show on October 2. The new S-Max is yet to be confirmed for the U.S. market but during its development prototypes for the vehicle were spotted near...

  • Mercedes-Benz A-Class
    2015 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Gets Sporty New Look And More Tech

    Mercedes-Benz’s B-Class was launched on the U.S. market earlier this year in limited numbers, and exclusively in battery-electric guise, but the current version of the popular compact MPV has been on sale elsewhere since 2011. The vehicle has now come in for its mid-cycle update, which has...

  • 2015 BMW 7-Series Individual Final Edition

    There’s a new generation of the BMW 7-Series just around the corner, so to mark the coming end of the current generation of its flagship sedan BMW will present a special ‘Final Edition’ version developed by its BMW Individual personalization department. The special 7-Series will be presented for the first time at the 2014 Paris Auto Show in October and at present it’s only been confirmed for the French market. Called the BMW 7-Series Individual Final Edition, the car will feature a unique shade of brown for its exterior and a contrasting cream interior. Other special...

  • 2015 BMW 2-Series Convertible
    2015 BMW 2-Series Convertible Preview

    On a day that has already brought us the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the Apple Watch, and, more to the car enthusiast’s tastes, the Mercedes-AMG GT, we’re faced with an embarrassment of riches. Now, BMW adds its 2-Series Convertible to the treasure chest. It’s easy to be fond of the...

  • Peugeot 208 Hybrid Air concept
    Hybrid Air Tech Edges Closer To Production Reality With Peugeot 208 Concept

    The number of drivetrains available to car buyers has never been so diverse. Gasoline, diesel, natural gas, electric and all manner of hybrid vehicles are available right now—and French automaker Peugeot intends to add to the latter with its innovative 'Hybrid Air' technology. Peugeot...

  • 2014 Peugeot 308 GT
    Peugeot Reveals 308 GT Hot Hatchback, Diesel GT Wagon Too

    Most people associate the acronym GTI with Volkswagen, but French automaker Peugeot has a long and possibly even more illustrious history with those three letters than even VW. GTI has graced the rump of some of the best-ever hot hatchbacks (and even a few sedans, in the 1980s) and more recently...

  • 2015 Lotus Elise S Cup
    2015 Lotus Elise S Cup: Forbidden Fruit

    Only a couple of weeks ago we spotted a Lotus Elise prototype testing at the Nürburgring, which we reported at the time was for a road-going version of the automaker’s Elise S Cup R race car. Now, Lotus has confirmed the car's launch and released this first photo of it. The new sports...

  • Citroën Devine DS concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show
    Citroën reveals Devine DS concept ahead of Paris auto show

    French automaker Citroën is previewing the new look of its DS luxury brand with the Devine DS concept car, which is set to debut next month at the 2014 Paris Auto Show. The DS brand is mainly aimed at capturing a piece of China’s luxury market, and it's recently seen several new models...

  • Peugeot Exalt concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show

    Peugeot’s striking Exalt concept car first shown at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show back in April is getting a set of new clothes for its debut at the 2014 Paris Auto Show early next month. The Exalt’s hallmark feature is its two-tone body, which at the front is actually bare steel while at the rear is textured material that is said to feel like shark skin and able to help aerodynamic efficiency. For the latest version, the textured material gets a new gray color. The interior has also been tweaked and now features a wood-like finish that is actually made from old newspapers. And if...

  • 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata live photos
    2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Unveiled: Live Photos & Video

    The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata is here, and it’s beautiful. We don’t know much else about the car, as it’s still in development, and Mazda hasn’t nailed down the final specs or performance figures for the car. MUST SEE: Meet The World's Fastest Mobility Scooter: Video What we do...

  • Teaser for Infiniti Q80 Inspiration concept
    Infiniti Releases Teaser For Flagship-Previewing Q80 Inspiration Concept

    Infiniti has made little secret of its desire to launch a new flagship to finally fill the void left by the departure of the Q45. At the 2014 Paris Auto Show next month, we’ll get our first solid look at the automaker’s progress in this regard. Recently, Infiniti started teasing a new...

  • 2016 Volvo XC90  -  world premiere, Stockholm, Sweden  -  August 2014
    2016 Volvo XC90 Live Photos And Video

    Volvo’s second-generation XC90 finally made its debut at an event in Stockholm, Sweden last week, and these are our first live photos of the all-new SUV direct from its premiere. The original XC90 was launched in 2002, and it revolutionized the SUV segment with its combination of space...

  • 2016 Volvo XC90  -  world premiere, Stockholm, Sweden  -  August 2014
    2016 Volvo XC90 Preview: Full Details, First Photos & Video

    In Stockholm, Sweden, Volvo today pulled the wraps off the first of an entirely new generation of vehicles—with a fully redesigned, second-generation version of the Volvo XC90. MUST SEE: Tiny V-8 Nitro Engine Looks, Sounds Amazing: Video Developed in-house at Volvo, as part of a three-year...

  • Infiniti Paris Teaser
    Infiniti Teases... Something For 2014 Paris Auto Show

    The 2014 Paris Auto Show is set to begin in early October. Infiniti is ready for the action to start because the automaker just released a photo and some text well ahead of the event. It's a teaser, and there's not much to it, but we'd be remiss if we didn't join every other outlet in reporting on...

  • 2016 Mazda 2 (Japanese model)

    The all-new Mazda 2 made its debut in Japan overnight ahead of its market launch in the U.S. next year, as a 2016 model. The popular subcompact, which in its home market is labeled a Demio, is now in its fourth generation, although in the U.S. the new 2 only represents the second generation of the car. DON'T MISS: 2015 Mustang Inspired By F-35 Jet For EAA AirVenture Auction As expected, the 2016 Mazda 2 stays true to the form previewed by the Hazumi concept car unveiled earlier this year. Mazda’s KODO design language is the basis for the car’s stylish lines. For the interior...

  • 2016 Smart ForTwo and Smart ForFour (European models), global launch, Berlin, July 2014
    New Smart ForTwo And ForFour Revealed: Live Photos And Video

    German auto giant Daimler has taken the wraps off the latest version of its smallest car, the all-new 2016 Smart ForTwo. This time, however, the four-door variant has made a comeback, with Smart also introducing a new ForFour overnight. The tiny duo was presented at a special event in Berlin, where...

  • 2015 Volkswagen Passat (European-spec)
    2015 Volkswagen Passat (European-Spec) Revealed

    Volkswagen has revealed the latest versions of the Passat sedan and Passat Variant wagon that the rest of the world enjoys. They represent the eighth generation of the Passat line, the B8, and make their official debut at the 2014 Paris Auto Show in October. Although the cars won’t be sold in...

  • Renault Initiale Paris concept, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show
    Renault’s First Premium Initiale Paris Model To Debut At 2014 Paris Auto Show

    It was back in 2012 that Carlos Tavares, who at the time was head of Renault (he now runs rival French automaker PSA Peugeot Citroën), proposed launching a luxury sub-brand for Renault to be called Initiale Paris. Just a year later we got our first taste of Initiale Paris in the form of the...

  • McLaren's P1, from its Paris reveal video
    McLaren's P1 Supercar, As It Was Revealed In Paris: Video

    Making its official public debut in concept form at the Paris Auto Show, McLaren’s P1 supercar was met with near-universal acclaim. While the styling seemed a bit awkward in early teased images, it worked much better when seen in person or in video. We brought you live images of the...

  • Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Concept live photos, 2012 Paris Auto Show
    Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Concept Secrets With Michael Mauer: Video

    The Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Concept was one of our favorite cars at the Paris auto show last week, looking even better in the flesh than it does in photos. As yet, the Sport Turismo is still just a concept, but Michael Mauer, director of Porsche design, has some secrets to share about the...

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