Tag Archives: Paris Auto Show

2014 Paris: Volkswagen reveals Golf Alltrack for 2015 in Europe

Volkswagen recently revealed a new version of the Golf Variant, which replaces the Jetta wagon, in Europe. It’s called the Golf Alltrack and is designed to be a more off-road oriented variant of the all-new Golf Variant. This means a Subaru Outback-like increase in ride height, protective underbody cladding, and all-wheel drive. That all-wheel drive […]

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Report: Bentley preparing a 550hp Mulsanne for Paris

AutoExpress in the UK reports that Bentley’s CEO, Wolfgang Durheimer, confirmed that the British luxury automaker will be showcasing a more powerful Mulsanne at this year’s annual car exposition in Paris. The new model will follow in the path of the Continental GT3-R’s theme of “sporting luxury” and is expected to don at least 550hp […]

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Report: US will see Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive, will be only B-Class sold in USDM

CARandDRIVER happily reports that the US will be seeing Mercedes-Benz’s latest forte in the EV world: the B-Class Electric Drive Concept. This confirmation comes from Mercedes-Benz when C/D spoke to them at last week’s Paris Auto Show. It will be the only B-Class sold here in America and will also be the only Mercedes-Benz branded […]

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2012 Paris BMW M Performance 3-Series

2012 Paris Report: BMW unveils M Performance packages for Europe’s 1-, 3-, and 5-Series

Following some earlier reports, BMW unveiled their latest M Performance packages for the latest BMW 1-Series (F20), 3-Series (F30), and the 5-Series (F10) at this year’s 2012 Paris Auto Show. According to the Munich-brand’s report, the BMW M Performance accessory line allows any of the aforementioned cars to have various upgrades, all backed by BMW’s […]

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2012 Paris Report: BMW confirms bringing three-cylinder engines to US

AutomotiveNews reports after speaking with Ian Robertson, a member of BMW AG’s board, at the 2012 Paris Auto Show that BMW’s latest three-cylinder engines will be coming stateside. “Hybrids with a three-cylinder engine are coming rapidly,” Robertson told AN during the show. “It behaves like a six-cylinder, it is half of a six-cylinder engine and […]

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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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2008 Ferrari Paris Auto Show Press Kit 599 GTB Fiorano California Media Release picture
2008 Ferrari Paris Auto Show Press Kit 599 GTB Fiorano California Media Release
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