Paris Auto Show

2010 Lamborghini Estoque: Live Pics, Video, and Release
2010 Lamborghini Estoque: Live Pics, Video, and Release

The 2008 Lamborghini Estoque four-door concept: here for your comments, haters and Lambo lovers. The first four-door Lamborghini has been confirmed by the Italian automaker (and Volkswagen Group brand) in advance of the show later today in the City of Lights. The sedan is 202.8 inches long. The...Read More»

2010 Honda Insight
2010 Honda Insight Becomes Clearer at Paris Show

The new Honda Insight has broken cover at the Paris auto show. The new hybrid vehicle revives the Insight nameplate formerly applied to the two-seat hybrid vehicle that inaugurated the gas-electric class in the United States in the late 1990s. It also bears a distinct resemblance to that other...Read More»

2008 Saab 9-X Air BioHybrid Concept
2008 Saab 9-X Air Concept Bows in Paris

Saab's showing more of the 9-X Air BioHybrid concept, a new concept revealed at the Paris auto show this morning. The new concept's Speedster-like "Canopy Top" gives a different spin on the notion of a Saab convertible, while the rear deck maintains a certain height to provide better crash...Read More»

2008 Mazda Kiyora Concept
2008 Mazda Kiyora Concept Takes Wing in Paris

This is the Mazda Kiyora, a new concept due from the Japanese affiliate of Ford, and apparently ready to take flight from the compact Mazda stand in Paris' Expo hall. The Kiyora is a city car with a mission: lightweight construction and environmental purity, Mazda says. The name means "clean and...Read More»

2010 Ferrari California
2009 Ferrari California Flips Lid in Paris, Hardly Noticed

True, the Ferrari press conference has yet to take light--and yet with the unveiling last night of the fabulous Lamborghini Estoque concept, the fat-rumped California hardtop convertible from Italy's other supercar maker looked decidedly frumpy on the Paris show floor. And alone. Very alone. The...Read More»

2011 MINI Crossman Concept (2008 Paris auto show)
2011 MINI Crossman: The Paris Concept Is Here

It was bound to happen sooner or later. The darling of different, the MINI, is ever so slowly creeping toward Maxi. "Continuing its overwhelming story of success," says parent BMW, the MINI brand releases its Crossover Concept today at the Paris auto show, alongside BMW's X1 crossover concept. The...Read More»

2010 BMW X1
The Details: BMW's X1 Concept

As you already know, BMW has confirmed the world debut of its X1 Crossover concept, the basis for the X1 crossover to be produced in 2011. While the concept will be revealed tomorrow at the Paris Auto Show, the actual production version will be revealed at the ’09 Frankfurt Auto show. Below is...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
2011 Chevrolet Cruze: An Inside Look

Chevrolet has released these first photos of the 2011 Cruze's interior, prior to its world debut tomorrow at the 2008 Paris auto show. The new sedan will go on sale in worldwide markets early next year, but not until late 2010 in the U.S., when it will replace the current Cobalt lineup. GM designer...Read More»

2008 Audi A1 Sportback Concept (2008 Paris Auto Show)
First Pics: Audi A1 Sportback Concept

The engineers and designers in Ingolstadt are still trying different permutations of the A1 Metroproject Quattro concept they released at the 2007 Tokyo Auto Show. We reported on the A1 as well as Audi's proposed electric minicar recently, and the five-door A1, to be seen at the 2008 Paris Auto...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt
2008 Paris Auto Show Preview

The 2008 Paris Auto Show is upon us--or, rather, TheCarConnection.com is upon it, since we're just a few Metro stops away and we already have cameras, laptops, and phones charging up for tomorrow's full-on press day. The Paris Auto Show has a unique place in our hearts; it's where we got the...Read More»

2010 BMW X1
2010 BMW X1: Paris Show Concept Shows Up Early, Zut!

Minus any details of its powertrain or other hardware, these are the first pics of the BMW X1 concept that will be shown off tomorrow at the biannual auto show in Paris. The concept is a thinly veiled version of the 2010 BMW X1 that's heading to market with a mechanical twin, a new MINI off-roader...Read More»

2008 Lamborghini Estoque Concept (2008 Paris Auto Show)
Lamborghini Concept Ready for Paris Show

It's a good thing the wraps come off that Lamborghini concept coming to the Paris auto show later tonight (9 p.m. Paris time). There's a tease, and then there's a pictease, and Lambo is trying our patience with the release of a second third fourth image of the new supercar. Lamborghini claims it...Read More»

2010 Kia Soul
Kia Soul Hybrid Debuts in Paris

Joining the gasoline/electric hybrid fray at the Paris Auto Show, the world leader in derivative styling, Kia, boldly goes...where everybody else has. In a shocking twist, the Soul Hybrid Prototype looks quite unique, and features a cool roof line strongly reminiscent of Nissan's new GT-R (OK, so...Read More»

2010 Audi S4
2010 Audi S4 Bows at Paris Auto Show

Performance sedan fans around the world, rejoice. In March 2009, you should be able to get your hands on the new Audi S4/S4 Avant, which Audi promises will accelerate to 62 mph in 5.1 seconds and manage an average U.S. EPA rating of 24 mpg. In a surprise move, Audi, one of the automakers...Read More»

2008 Chevrolet Orlando Concept
Chevy Orlando Gets No Dawn Here

Now you haven't seen it, now you don't: That Chevrolet Orlando concept coming to the Paris show won't be coming from North America after all. Earlier this month, we showed you the sketches for the Chevy Orlando, a city-sized seven-seat wagon that GM had intended to build in Hamtramck, Michigan, and...Read More»

2008 Opel Insignia
Opel Insignia "Sport Tourer," Saab 9-X Air for Paris

GM is prepping the ground for its 100th anniversary celebration tomorrow by announcing two more vehicles that will make their debut at the Paris auto show next month. The first is a wagon version of the Opel Insignia sedan, shown this summer at the London auto show. The striking new wagon version...Read More»

2008 Volvo C30 DRIVe Concept
Volvo DRIVe to Make Efficient Splash at Paris

We Americans tend to measure how green a car is by miles per gallon; Europeans are all caught up on emissions. CO2, to be exact. And with minimal CO2 emissions being a central theme at the Paris Auto Show next month, Volvo thought it would be a good time to introduce its new green DRIVe cars. The...Read More»

2007 Lexus IS 250 4-door Sport Sedan Auto RWD Open Doors
2010 Lexus IS Convertible Is Paris-Bound

Lexus is planning a convertible version of its IS sedan, but no coupe version is planned. A report in Autoblog, via eGMCarTech this morning, says that the Lexus SC convertible is history, and that a new IS convertible is in the pipeline. TheCarConnection.com's sources report the new convertible IS...Read More»

2009 Audi RS6
2009 Audi RS 6: Look, but Don't Touch

Audi's revealed details and photos of the 2009 RS 6 supersedan--but don't get so antsy if you're in the United States. Audi hasn't confirmed any plans to sell the new RS 6 in America, but it has released all the details on it prior to a public appearance at the Moscow auto show, and then the more...Read More»

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