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 |  Sep 27 2012, 1:11 PM

With a power-to-weight ratio of over 600 hp per ton, the McLaren P1 supercar debuted today at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, though more as a tease than anything else.

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 |  Sep 27 2012, 11:23 AM

Bringing both fuel economy and sporty(ish) driving dynamics to the Honda booth, the refreshed 2013 Honda CR-Z is on display today at the Paris Motor Show.

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 |  Sep 27 2012, 11:15 AM

Off-roading usually conjures images of a gas-hungry monster with big tires but a concept Nissan brought to Paris this week aims to change that.

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 |  Sep 27 2012, 9:33 AM

Only offered in Europe, the Audi A3 Sportback is the five-door hatchback version of its compact line.

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 |  Sep 27 2012, 9:15 AM

Mercedes will integrate pure EVs into its compact line by 2014 and it previewed te product to come today at the Paris Motor Show in the B-Class Electric Drive.

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 |  Sep 27 2012, 8:45 AM

Among the many unusual cars sitting on the Paris Motor Show floor, at least one is certain for production albeit in small numbers: the Scion iQ EV.

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 |  Sep 27 2012, 8:30 AM


The BMW Concept Active Tourer, a plug-in hybrid version of the BMW 1-Series GT, debuted at the Paris Motor Show today to showcase future brand designs.

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 |  Sep 27 2012, 7:11 AM

Headed to North America as a 2014 model, the MKVII Volkswagen Golf is on display today at the Paris Motor Show.

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 |  Sep 27 2012, 6:53 AM

With stylish, understated execution, the 2013 Audi S3 sport hatch s yet another car from Audi sitting on the floor during the 2012 Paris Motor Show that you can’t have.

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 |  Sep 27 2012, 5:47 AM

Previewing the parts to (hopefully) come for North America’s Scion FR-S, the Toyota GT86 TRD is making an appearance at the 2012 Paris Auto Show.

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 |  Sep 27 2012, 5:07 AM

Gracing the halls of the Paris Motor Show today, the 2013 Range Rover with its lightweight aluminum chassis stood for all to see.

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 |  Sep 26 2012, 3:14 PM

Officially re-entering the sports car market for the first time since its E-Type left it in 1974, the 2014 Jaguar F-Type made its official debut today ahead of the Paris Motor Show.

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 |  Sep 26 2012, 8:57 AM

Audi is bringing its Crosslane Coupé concept to Paris this week in a move that recent reports suggest will confirm its intent to sell a Q2 compact SUV soon.

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 |  Sep 26 2012, 6:59 AM

Even more pictures of the McLaren P1 supercar leaked today ahead of its scheduled debut at the Paris Motor Show.

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 |  Sep 25 2012, 9:15 AM

Rumored to have a spot at the Audi display this week, a Q2 small SUV concept could make an appearance during the festivities this week at the Paris Motor Show.

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 |  Jun 30 2012, 11:03 AM

Looking to get your automotive fix but can’t find where to go? The new ShowFinder app can help solve your dilemma, providing access to over 25,000 automotive events throughout the United States and Canada.

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 |  Apr 10 2012, 8:02 PM

Who ever came up with this idea is a genius. Get a whole slew of classic hot rods and cool rides, gather them all together in one place, then get Metallica to play for all the gathered car enthusiasts. It sounds like every metal and motor head’s dream.

This combination will come to fruition in real life at the first annual Orion music and more festival taking place on June 23 and 24 at Bader Field in Atlantic City.

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 |  May 14 2010, 7:08 AM

American Dream Car Tour

It’s probably hard to believe for some, but Ford‘s ‘other’ legendary nameplate, Thunderbird, celebrates it 55th anniversary this year. When it was first introduced, the two-seat, personal luxury car was a smash hit and arguably saved Chevy’s Corvette from distinction. Although the T-Bird morphed into a four-seater for 1958 and became increasingly larger and more ostentatious through the 1960s and early 1970s, it always sold respectably.

The T-bird was downsized in the late 1970s, selling in record numbers – a few years later it was re-defined as a truly modern GT, winning approval from the press and public alike. Although discontinued in 1997, the car was re-born as a modern interpretation of the original two-seater for a brief period this past decade. The name is currently in limbo once again, but while the T-bird might not register much with mainstream car shoppers today, as far as classic auto enthusiasts are concerned, it remains a firm favorite.

In honor of the car’s 55th birthday, a special show will be held at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan on June 26th. Already, T-birds from 25 different states and Canada have registered for the event, which will include breakfast at the Ford Estate, a drive on the Ford test track, a display in front of the Ford Motor Company Headquarters and a drive to Greenfield Village and dinner at the pavilion. The event will be hosted by the Water Wonderland Thunderbird Club, the American Road Thunderbird Club and the If you have even the slightest bit of interest in these cars, you owe it yourself to attend this shindig. For information call Show Chairman Paul Nichols at 313-561-8895 or visit

[Source: Old Cars Weekly]