Paris Motor Show (2010) PreviewSun, 26 Sep 2010
Paris Show 2010
The Paris Motor Show 2010 is looming on the horizon – actually, it’s less than a week away and only four days to the press day – so we thought we ought to have a quick preview of what you can expect if you decide to jump on the Eurostar for a trip.
Everything we know is already on Cars UK somewhere, but for those who’ve turned up fresh looking for Paris Motor Show news it’ll help to have a preview page.
We will try to update this page as we get more news from the Paris Motor Show, but you can always get to the latest stuff by checking out the Paris Motor Show 2010 category which lists all the show’s stories.
Audi A1 1.4 TFSI Audi’s should-have-been S1
Audi A7 Another Sportback from Audi which will also morph in to the next A6
Audi S7 The hot A7 could make an appearance
Audi UrQuattro Concept A recreation of the original Audi Quattro, Based on shortened S5 with 500bhp.
Bentley Continental GT 2011 The new titivated Continental GT
BMW 1 Series M Coupe The car that isn’t an M1 should bow in.
BMW X3 2011 BMW’s new X3
BMW 6 Series 2011 The new 6 Series turns up as a concept. But it’s not.
BMW EfficientDynamics Expect a new BMW ED Concept – Perhaps even a close-to-ready BMW M1. Or not.
Chevrolet Aveo 2011 The half-decent looking new Aveo
Chevrolet Cruze Hatch This is the production-ready version.
Chevrolet Captiva A facelift. Nothing more
Chevrolet Orlando Chevrolet are launching their compact, seven seat MPV
Citroen C4 The mainstream C4 arrives
Citroen DS4 More interestingly, so does the upmarket Citroen DS4
Citroen Lacoste The concept with wheels that are a cross between a waffle iron and a golf ball.
Ferrari SA APERTA The Ferrari 599 Roadster appears.
Abarth 500C EsseEsse The hottest 500 Convertible arrives
Punto Evo EsseEsse As does the hottest Punto
Fisker Karma We get the first ‘Production’ Fisker Karma
Ford Focus – the 5 Door We get treated to the five door version of Ford’s new best-seller
Ford Focus ST 2011/2012 Ford’s ‘It’ll do ’til the RS arrives’ Focus ST shows; a year before it arrives.
Ford Fiesta ST 2011/2012 Bit of a long-shot, this one. But it does look like it’s coming soon.
Honda Jazz hybrid (& facelift) A Honda, hybrid supermini
Hyundai ix20 The Hyundai version of the Kia Venga
Hyundai i10 facelift Hyundai’s baby gets a facelift
Infiniti M35h Infiniti delivers its promising M hybrid
Jaguar C-X75 Concept The C-X75 is, we think, a concept for a small Jaguar Roadster – the Jaguar C-Type
Kia Pop Concept Could this be a new city car from Kia?
Kia Optima The Mondeo-sized Kia comes to life.
Lamborghini Jota The replacement for the Murcielago. Probably
Lamborghini LP5502 Valentino Balboni Spyder Soft top version of the 2WD Balboni
Lamborghini ? A V10 concept of some description
Range Rover Evoque The Range Rover Evoque gets its firts public outing.
Lotus Evora S The Supercharged Evora arrives
Lotus Evora Auto So Americans can drive a Lotus
Lotus Elite Lotus attempts an Aston Martin impersonation
Lotus Esprit Will it appear. Or was it the Elite coming all along?
Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale Hot Maserati
Mazda 2 Facelift The little Mazda 2 gets tweaked
Mazda Shinari Concept Mazda’s design direction in concept form
Mercedes CLS 2011 Mercedes most individual model gets it’s 2011 update
MINI Facelift Bonus points if you can see what’s been nipped and tucked
MINI Cooper Diesel S A more potent diesel MINI
Nissan GT-R Spec M The ‘Luxury version of the GT-R
Peugeot EX1 Concept Another electric concept
Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4 The first hybrid diesel – ready for production
Peugeot 508 Peugeot’s replacement for the 407 & 607 bows in
Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Wide bodied 911 with 400bhp+
Porsche 911 Speedster The humps are back
Renault Laguna 2011 Facelift A small tweak. A very small tweak.
Renault Twizy Renault’s electric city car – production ready
Saab 9-3 ePower Electric version of the 9-3.
Toyota Verso S Toyota’s mini MPV bows in
Vauxhall Astra GTC Three door Astra – and foretelling the Astra VXR
Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer The Astra Estate
VW Passat Facelift Not radical, but there
Volvo V60 The S60 becomes an Estate. Just don’t say Estate to Volvo
By Cars UK