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2016 Paris Motor Show Gallery - part one

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2016 Paris Motor Show Gallery - part one

The 2016 Paris Motor Show is in full swing and we hope you are enjoying our coverage. Here is the first gallery showing some sights from the show as well as some key new models. Want to see something specific? Let us know in the comments below...

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BMW 'becoming a technology company'
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BMW 'becoming a technology company'

BMW says that it will transform its business to becoming a technology company as it sees the largest changes to the mobility industry in the next ten years...


2017 Kia Rio details: three variants, 1.4-litre only at launch; 1.0 turbo to follow
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2017 Kia Rio details: three variants, 1.4-litre only at launch; 1.0 turbo to follow

Initial Australian specifications for the all-new 2017 Kia Rio range have been confirmed today, including drivetrain and variant line-up, before it launches here in early 2017. With the fourth-generation Kia Rio having officially launched at the Paris Motor show today, Kia Australia has confirmed that it will initially take one engine and three variants of the model before additional variants of the South Korean company’s new light car launch by the middle of next year...


Lexus UX concept reveals compact SUV plans in Paris
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Lexus UX concept reveals compact SUV plans in Paris

The new Lexus UX concept has bowed at the Paris motor show today, revealing a first look at the company's plans for a new compact SUV. The Japanese luxury marque says it is aiming the UX concept at new, younger, "ever-connected urban customers", a group it hopes to win over for the first time. Fair enough, too, with the brand often seen as a favourite of older buyers...


2018 BMW X2 previewed with new Paris motor show concept
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2018 BMW X2 previewed with new Paris motor show concept

This week's Paris motor show has played host to our first look at the all-new 2018 BMW X2, previewed here in audacious Concept X2 form. As is often the case for a BMW concept, the X2 show car revealed in Paris look to be a thinly veiled hint at what we'll see enter production over the next year or so - although we should expect some aspects of its styling to be toned down first...


Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ revealed: Electric SUV debuts in Paris
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Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ revealed: Electric SUV debuts in Paris

The Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ all-electric SUV concept has been revealed at the Paris motor show, previewing the direction of the company’s upcoming range of ‘EQ’-branded electric models. Featuring two electric motors with a combined output of up to 300kW, Mercedes-Benz says the Generation EQ shows how electric vehicles (EVs) “can soon move into the fast lane”, while still offering a zero-emissions range of up to 500 kilometres...


Smart Stand - Paris Motor Show 2016
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Smart Stand - Paris Motor Show 2016

Smart is no longer available in Australia, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still like the little guys. For 2017, Smart are offering greater personalisation choices and a full-electric drivetrain to help make the little city car more of a lifestyle accessory than urban runabout. Check out the Milka-chocolate wrapped one - hmmm.


2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Coupe - Paris Motor Show 2016
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2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Coupe - Paris Motor Show 2016

Hot SUVs are the flavour of the month and the new Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 is no exception. Featuring a 270kW / 520Nm twin-turbo 3.0-litre V6, the compact Coupe should arrive in Australia in early 2017 to take on the likes of the Porsche Macan and Audi SQ5.


2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain - Paris Motor Show 2016
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2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain - Paris Motor Show 2016

Mercedes-Benz is expanding its SUV portfolio into the crossover space with the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain Estate. Based on the W213 E-Class, the All-Terrain sits about 40mm higher and features the trademark plastic arch cladding as seen on the Audi Allroad, VW AllTrack and Volvo Cross Country. The E220d All-Terrain features a 143kW / 400Nm 2...


Kia GT Stinger RWD sedan set early 2017 unveiling, green light for Australia
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Kia GT Stinger RWD sedan set early 2017 unveiling, green light for Australia

CarAdvice believes the highly-anticipated Kia GT is set to be unveiled early next year, with the most likely candidate being either January’s Detroit motor show or Geneva in March, with Kia Australia all but confirmed that it will take the brand’s first rear-wheel drive car...


2017 Nissan Micra revealed in Paris
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2017 Nissan Micra revealed in Paris

The all-new 2017 Nissan Micra has been revealed at the Paris motor show, representing a complete makeover for the brand’s light hatch. Headlining the fifth-generation Micra is the inclusion of active safety technologies; like autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and lane departure assist, along with new powertrains, upgraded infotainment, and obviously, a completely new look - inspired by the 2015 Nissan Sway concept...


Renault TreZor concept previews next-gen styling at Paris motor show
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Renault TreZor concept previews next-gen styling at Paris motor show

The Renault TreZor all-electric supercar concept has been revealed at the Paris motor show, previewing the French company’s future design language and technologies. First revealed by Romanian website Automarket, the TreZor concept is said to “[kick] off a new chapter in the history of Renault styling”...


Volkswagen to launch $40k electric car with 600km range in 2020
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Volkswagen to launch $40k electric car with 600km range in 2020

The Volkswagen I.D. concept car revealed at the Paris motor show this morning is as significant for the German brand as the original Beetle and Golf, the company claims. The electric hatchback concept previews the first road car to be based on Volkswagen’s new MEB architecture, which only supports fully electric cars — no plug-ins, and no internal combustion...


Mercedes-AMG hypercar confirmed: hybrid drivetrain, F1 technology to feature
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Mercedes-AMG hypercar confirmed: hybrid drivetrain, F1 technology to feature

The rumoured Mercedes-AMG hypercar has been confirmed today during the company’s press conference at the Paris motor show. Previewed by a sketch of its silhouette (a-la Aston Martin AM-RB001), the new hypercar will be an ‘AMG Performance Hybrid’ featuring drivetrain technology from the company’s Formula One car...


Mitsubishi Ground Tourer GT-PHEV concept revealed ahead of Paris debut - UPDATE
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Mitsubishi Ground Tourer GT-PHEV concept revealed ahead of Paris debut - UPDATE

Update - Mitsubishi have revealed more details of the GT-PHEV concept in Paris. See bottom of article for details Mitsubishi has revealed its Grand Tourer GT-PHEV concept ahead of its presentation at the Paris motor show later this month. First teased in June, the new concept previews Mitsubishi’s “vision for a new-generation SUV’, likely to be the next Outlander...


Hyundai RN30 high-performance concept revealed: i30 N preview debuts in Paris
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Hyundai RN30 high-performance concept revealed: i30 N preview debuts in Paris

The powered-up Hyundai RN30 high-performance concept car has been revealed at the 2016 Paris motor show, following the release of a shadowy teaser last week. Based on the new third-generation 2017 Hyundai i30, the RN30 is a look into the future of Hyundai's performance 'N' range, which is expected to kick off with the i30 N...


2017 Honda Civic Type R previewed in Paris
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2017 Honda Civic Type R previewed in Paris

Buyers hanging out for the all-new 2017 Honda Civic Type R get their first look at its styling today, with the debut of a hot 'prototype' version at this week's Paris motor show. It was only a little over a year ago that Honda revealed its latest Civic Type R, some four years after the debut of its ninth-generation Civic hatch donor...


2016 Paris motor show: LIVE FEED
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2016 Paris motor show: LIVE FEED

After a year's break, the 2016 Paris motor show is here! The biennial 'Mondial de l’Automobile', as its known in French, is comfortably one of the biggest motor shows on the face of our blue Earth. In 2014, the show attracted 1.25 million visitors, bettering the 931,700 that passed through the turnstiles of the likewise biennial Frankfurt motor show earlier this year...


Volkswagen I.D. concept revealed in Paris, production version due in 2020
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Volkswagen I.D. concept revealed in Paris, production version due in 2020

The electric Volkswagen I.D. concept has been revealed and detailed in full, just hours after an early leak exposed the vehicle's design. Powering the I.D. is a 125kW electric motor. On a fully charged battery, the I.D. has a claimed range of between 400 and 600 kilometres. The I.D is the first car based on the company's modular electric drive kit or MEB...


2017 Land Rover Discovery revealed in Paris: Full details on big new family SUV
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2017 Land Rover Discovery revealed in Paris: Full details on big new family SUV

The all-new 2017 Land Rover Discovery has been unveiled ahead of its debut at the 2016 Paris motor show, with the large SUV offering buyers the “the best family SUV in the world”. It’s a big call from the British brand, but the existing Land Rover Discovery (and Discovery 4 as it was known earlier in its existence) had become renowned for being a benchmark vehicle in many regards...