Paris Motor Show (2010) Preview

Paris Show 2010

Paris Show 2010

We take a look at what you can expect to see at this year’s (2010) Paris Motor Show – mondial de l’automobile 2010 – which starts on 2nd October.

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.


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

Land Rover

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

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