Paris Auto Show

  • Suzuki S-Cross concept teased ahead of 2012 Paris Auto Show

    Suzuki will roll out a new C-segment crossover concept it’s calling the “S-Cross” at next week’s 2012 Paris Auto Show. Aside from discussing its design, however, the Japanese automaker isn’t giving many clues on the concept before its debut. As for the design theme, Suzuki calls it “Emotion x Quality x Aerodynamics,” defined by “dynamic lines” that sweep from the front bumper, across the doors to the rear of the S-Cross’ body. Suzuki claims design elements will suggest “stability” and “solidity,” while...

  • Lexus LF-CC coupe concept, 2012 Paris Auto Show
    Lexus LF-CC Revealed More In New Videos

    The Lexus LF-CC concept car set to debut next week at the 2012 Paris Auto Show gives us our best look yet at the upcoming 2014 Lexus IS, which has been confirmed to offer a new coupe variant along the lines of the latest concept. We now have a better look at the LF-CC itself thanks to a new video...

  • 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Limited Edition
    Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Limited Edition, Wrangler Moab: 2012 Paris Auto Show

    Jeep probably isn't the first brand you think of when you think of Parisian auto show specials, but if you're a fan of go-fast Grand Cherokees and off-roady Wranglers, or even pimped-out Compasses, you might want to re-think. Why? Because that's exactly what Jeep plans to show off at the 2012 Paris...

  • Mercedes-Benz Concept B Class Electric Drive, 2012 Paris Auto Show
    Mercedes-Benz Concept B Class Electric Drive: 2012 Paris Auto Show

    Rumors of an electric B Class from Mercedes-Benz have been making the rounds for ages now, but at the 2012 Paris Auto Show, we'll be treated to the debut of the new Concept B Class Electric Drive, a version of which is headed to production in 2014. Mercedes says the Concept B Class Electric drive...

  • Lexus LF-CC coupe concept, 2012 Paris Auto Show
    Lexus Previews New IS With LF-CC Concept: 2012 Paris Auto Show

    Lexus has pulled off a major surprise ahead of the 2012 Paris Auto Show by revealing a striking new coupe concept that previews the styling direction of its next-generation 2014 IS as well as heralding a new coupe model. Dubbed the LF-CC, the concept showcases the latest evolution of Lexus’...

  • 2012 BMW 1-Series Hatchback
    BMW 1-Series Hatch Gets xDrive All-Wheel Drive: 2012 Paris Auto Show

    The coupe and convertible versions of BMW’s second-generation 1-Series are yet to be launched, but over in Europe the new 1-Series has already debuted in three and five-door hatchback bodystyles, received a host of M upgrades including the addition of a new M135i M Performance model, and now...

  • Audi SQ5 TDI Exclusive Concept, 2012 Paris Auto Show

    Audi’s Q5 crossover is the latest model to get the Audi Exclusive touch, though it’s still in the concept phase and so far confirmed only for Europe. Audi Exclusive is the personalization service for the brand with the four rings, offering customers of its cars upgrades such as special colors, unique interior trim details and custom body and wheel enhancements. Every so often, however, Audi Exclusive likes to develop its own range of models. Previously, we’ve seen an Audi Exclusive A8 sedan as well as an Audi Exclusive R8. Now, it’s the diesel-powered SQ5 TDI...

  • Smart ForStars Concept
    Smart ForStars Concept: 2012 Paris Auto Show

    Giving us our best look yet at the next-generation ForTwo and ForFour minicars due out by the end of 2013, Smart has today revealed its new ForStars concept car that’s set to debut at the Paris Auto Show this month. It’s the follow-up to the Smart For-Us pickup concept unveiled earlier...

  • 2013 MINI Cooper S Paceman
    2013 MINI Paceman Preview: 2012 Paris Auto Show

    MINI has revealed the seventh addition to its ever-expanding lineup, the all-new 2013 MINI Paceman. Essentially a coupe version of the Countryman crossover, the new Paceman makes its official world debut at the 2012 Paris Auto Show before--hopefully--hitting showrooms in the not too distant future...

  • BMW Concept Active Tourer, 2012 Paris Auto Show
    BMW Concept Active Tourer: 2012 Paris Auto Show

    In just two weeks, the full onslaught of the automotive glory that is the Paris Auto Show will be upon us, but already we're seeing previews of the cars that will be on display. Today, BMW adds the Concept Active Tourer to the mix, and with it, previews its approach to the compact segment. Though...

  • 2013 Volvo V40 R-Design
    2013 Volvo V40 R-Design Preview: 2012 Paris Auto Show

    Following the debut of Volvo’s new V40 luxury hatch at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, the Swedish automaker is now expanding the range with a sporty R-Design model, which makes its official world debut this month at the Paris Auto Show. Though not a true performance upgrade like...

  • Peugeot Onyx Concept
    Peugeot Onyx Supercar Concept Preview: 2012 Paris Auto Show

    Peugeot has unveiled a sinister looking supercar concept that will be debuting this month at the 2012 Paris Auto Show. Labeled the Onyx, the new concept builds on other performance-oriented show cars unveiled by the French automaker in the recent past, such as SR1 convertible and EX1 electric...

  • 2013 Porsche Cayenne S Diesel

    After years of sales in Europe, the V-6-equipped Porsche Cayenne Diesel has just been introduced to the U.S. market, bringing with it respectable performance in both economy and speed. However, Porsche has now taken the wraps off a brand new diesel-powered Cayenne, and this one’s got a V-8 under the hood. In line with Porsche’s naming practice, the new addition goes by the name Cayenne S Diesel and comes with all of the additional performance upgrades typical of Porsche’s ‘S’ models. Power is once again sourced from an Audi oil-burner, in this case a 4.2-liter...

  • Nissan Terra SUV concept
    Nissan Terra Concept Preview: 2012 Paris Auto Show

    If you’re hoping to drive an electric car, your maximum driving range with the vehicles currently on sale top out at about 250 to 300 miles. Though this limit will surely increase in the longer term, there are ways of getting around this limit already available today. The most obvious is...

  • 2013 MINI Paceman Coupe
    2013 MINI Paceman Images Leaked Ahead Of Paris Debut

    MINI’s latest effort, the Paceman Coupe, is set to be revealed in production form at this month’s Paris Auto Show. The automaker also featured the upcoming Countryman-based coupe in an online article on the London food scene, inadvertently releasing this particular cat from its bag...

  • 2012 Lexus RX 450h
    Lexus Announces A New Concept For The Paris Auto Show

    Here’s what we know for sure: Lexus will use the Paris Auto Show for the world premiere of a new concept car on September 27. Information and images of the concept will be released in advance, but not until September 17. With little to go on beyond that, we’re sure it isn’t a...

  • Honda teases updated CR-Z
    Honda Planning Update For CR-Z

    Honda has launched a cryptic teaser video on its Japanese website that flashes several images of the CR-Z and the date September 9. We know that’s the date of the opening press day of the 2012 Paris Auto Show, so it’s likely Honda will unveil an updated version of the CR-Z at the event...

  • 2013 Land Rover Range Rover
    2013 Land Rover Range Rover Full Specs, New Images And Video

    The brand new, fourth-generation Range Rover SUV from Land Rover hits showrooms this December following a global premiere at the 2012 Paris Auto Show this month. Earlier, Land Rover gave us a preview of the new Range Rover, but now we have all the specs and some beautiful new imagery of the stylish...

  • 2014 Audi RS 5 Cabriolet

    The Audi RS 5 has just gone on sale, and we’ve even had a chance to drive one, but now the covers have come off a new convertible version, which will be presented to the public for the first time at the 2012 Paris Auto Show this month. Combining brute performance with an elegant convertible body, the new Audi RS 5 Cabriolet is sure to be one of the most sought after drop-tops around when it arrives next year. The drivetrain package is identical to that of the RS 5 coupe, with power coming from a naturally-aspirated 4.2-liter V-8 rated at 450 horsepower and 317 pound-feet of torque...

  • 2013 Peugeot 208 GTi
    Forbidden Fruit: 2013 Peugeot 208 GTi

    Following its preview in concept form at March’s Geneva Motor Show, French automaker Peugeot has now revealed the production 208 GTi hot hatch that’s set to go on sale overseas in the first half of next year. Like the Volkswagen GTI, which is essentially a hotted-up version of the...

  • Teaser for new McLaren supercar
    McLaren To Unveil New Supercar In Paris, Could Be F1 Successor

    McLaren has announced it will unveil a new supercar at the 2012 Paris Auto Show taking place later this month, and to whet our appetites has released this sole teaser image. The automaker also states that the next chapter of its brand’s story will be told at the Paris event, which will...

  • 2013 Opel Cascada teaser
    Opel Astra Cabrio To Be Called Cascada, Debut In Paris

    We’ve been spying prototypes of the convertible version of the Opel Astra for almost a year, and now we’re just a few weeks out from the car’s debut at the 2012 Paris Auto Show. In the lead up to its unveiling, Opel has confirmed that the car will simply be called the Cascada...

  • 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
    2014 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV preview: 2012 Paris Auto Show

    At this month’s 2012 Paris Auto Show, Mitsubishi will take the covers off the long-awaited plug-in hybrid version of its recently revealed 2013 Outlander crossover. First hinted at in 2009 with the Concept PX-MiEV, Mitsubishi’s plug-in hybrid Outlander, which is labeled the Outlander...

  • 2014 Ford Fiesta
    2014 Ford Fiesta Preview: 2012 Paris Auto Show

    Sales of Ford’s entry-level Fiesta have started to wean off the highs of last year now that the slightly larger Focus has landed, but a significant update to the car being introduced for the 2014 model year should help remedy things. Set to debut later this month at the 2012 Paris Auto Show...

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