Tag Archives: 2012
2013 Ferrari FF Panoramic Roof Rear 3-4 View

2012 Paris Report: Ferrari unveils new optional panoramic roof for 2013 FF

WorldCarFans reports that Ferrari introduces a new option for the Prancing Horse’s super-luxo-sports-shooting-break, the 2013 FF, at the 2012 Paris Motor Show. For the new model year, the FF receives an optional panoramic roof, giving its occupants a nice big view of the sky without the need of some folding materials and scaffolding. Check out […]

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2012 Paris Report: Audi RS5 Cabriolet confirmed to be coming stateside by 2013

AutoBlog reports, after speaking with Audi’s President of U.S. operations Scott Koegh, that the four-ringed make will be bringing its RS5 Cabriolet to the United States in the first quarter of 2013. “That car is a no-brainer,” Koegh told AutoBlog. “We think our RS strategy fills the brand. We think adding this high-performance attribute is […]

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Volkswagen XL1 Concept Rear City at Sunset

2012 Paris Report: Volkswagen XL1 coming next year in small numbers, plug-in Golf, Bulli Microbus not happening

WhatCar? of the UK reports that Volkswagen’s anticipated XL1 hybrid two-seater sports car is confirmed to be on the way, after talking to board member Professor Ulrich Hackenberg of Volkswagen AG at the 2012 Paris Motor Show. According to the report, Hackenberg told WhatCar? that the new XL1 will be sold in limited numbers beginning […]

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Ferrari F70 Chassis Video 2012 Paris Motor Show

2012 Paris: Ferrari previews F70 carbon fiber chassis w/ video

Ferrari’s much-anticipated Enzo successor has been one of the biggest stories to be buzzing around as quite a few of us car geeks are anxious to learn how Ferrari plans to evolve the hypercar. And of course, Ferrari decided to shed some light in lieu of the 2012 Paris Auto Show. Ferrari had decided to […]

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2012 Paris Report: 2013 Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 debuts at Paris with cylinder deactivation and stop/start systems

The new 2013 Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 is generally not the vehicle people seek out when it comes to fuel economy; nevertheless the supercar company has installed both cylinder deactivation technology and an engine stop/start system in the model. Boasting a 180 millisecond reaction time, the start/stop system is designed to shut off when the […]

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2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Coupe Interior PDK

2012 Paris: 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4/4S Coupe/Convertible bring fun in any weather

Porsche showed off its latest addition to the Type 991 generation 911 sports car lineup: the 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 and 4S models. Additionally, Porsche announced that their latest Porsche Traction Management system will find its way in the latest 911 4 and 4S coupe and convertible. Visually, you can tell the difference between […]

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2013 Kia Carens Trunk Arrangement

2012 Paris: Kia unveils all-new 2013 Carens for Europe

Kia pulled the sheets off of its latest crossover today, called the 2013 Kia Carens. The Carens was actually sold as the Rondo here in the United States for a brief three years between 2007 and 2010. However, because of declining sales that never recovered, Kia pulled the Rondo from the US Domestic Market and […]

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2012 Honda Civic Euro Version Starter Button

2012 Paris: Honda teases new Civic ‘wagon’ for Europe, officially shares details for future gen

Over the past week and in build up to the 2012 Paris Auto Show, Honda of Europe and Honda CEO Takanobu Ito have been slowly releasing details of the next generation Honda Civic. In lieu of this, Honda had released a new press statement that gave some more official details on what to expect for […]

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2012 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive Concept

2012 Paris: Mercedes-Benz shows off B-Class Electric Drive

In tandem with Mercedes-Benz’s unveiling of the all-electric SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive, the Stuttgart-based brand had also decided to show off its B-Class Electric Drive Concept. “In developing our electric vehicles we accord top priority to customer benefits,” said Professor Dr Thomas Weber, a member of the Board of Management at Daimler AG, in […]

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2012 Peugeot RCZ R Concept

2012 Paris: Peugeot unveils RCZ R Concept, a hot version of their sexy coupe that we don’t get

The 2012 Paris Motor Show is obviously in full swing. And to add to the already substantial list of debuts that already occurred is the latest Peugeot concept based off of the brand’s sexy RCZ sports coupe. Called the Peugeot RCZ R Concept, the French car maker says it’s a new hot performance version of […]

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