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10. Lexus LF-CC Concept
The list of impressive new models at this year’s Paris Motor Show is a long one, but we’ve narrowed down the ten most interesting, exciting and important vehicles, starting with the Lexus LF-CC Concept.
A look ahead at the future of the brand, this concept previews the first ever Lexus IS coupe. With dramatic styling including an even wilder version of the spindle grille, Lexus is also prepping an all-new hybrid 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine for the rear-drive luxury two-door.
Although the F-Type has already been leaked out into the world, Jaguar design boss Ian Callum just let slip the first live photo of the car, although it doesn’t reveal much.
Getting ready for the official launch event, Callum tweeted the above picture of him with the car, saying “rehearsals over for big launch day tomorrow. F-Type coming soon.”
At its lowest level, the F-Type will use a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 pumping out either 340 hp or 380 hp depending on which configuration is purchased. At the top, the F-Type R will be offered with a 5.0-litre V8 that makes 550 hp and 500 lb-ft of torque.
Check out AutoGuide’s full coverage of the 2012 Paris Motor Show here.
Back at the New York Auto Show in April, Jaguar announced at a press conference that it would be introducing it’s new “baby” sports car the F-Type, later this year. Now we can confirm that a prototype is set to make it’s official debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed at the end of this month.