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The 14 Most Futuristic Dashboards On The 2008 Paris Show Floor

While exterior styling »10/06/08 1:15pm10/06/08 1:15pm grabs all the new and concept car headlines, (and grab the eyes) it's the interiors that have the most potential to alter the way we experience our automobiles. Far from the squeaky, rattly, ill-fitting monuments to black plastic that are present on nearly every car at nearly every price range,…

Top Ten Reasons The Paris Auto Show Press Room Sucks

Unless you're deep in the bowels of the automotive journalism industry, it may come as a surprise the Paris Auto Show »10/05/08 11:10am10/05/08 11:10am is — despite the and — one of of the global shows to cover. First off, the show is big. big. It's over a half mile across, and spread out over six main buildings with huge elevation changes —…

China Automobile France Displays Kiff; Looks Like Jeep Hurricane, Not Futurama Character

Pessimists will say China is no place for intellectual property; those people don't know what they're talking about. Take this vehicle displayed by importer China Automobile France. It's called Kiff and it is totally original and looks nothing at all like a half-scale Jeep Hurricane »10/04/08 2:00pm10/04/08 2:00pm from the 2005 . The "Kiff" is…

Jalopnik's Top Ten Reveals From The 2008 Paris Motor Show

Ben's gone to bed now, and the Paris Motor Show »10/03/08 7:00pm10/03/08 7:00pm press days have wrapped up. Whether you agree or disagree, here's the top ten most trafficked posts from the last two days, compiled in order of popularity from most trafficked to least. Be sure to visit the full posts where you'll find more pictures, press releases and…

2009 Mitsubishi Colt Finds Family Resemblance On Paris Show Floor

The 2009 Mitsubishi Colt »10/03/08 6:20pm10/03/08 6:20pm is being brought in line with the rest of the Mitsubishi lineup, style-wise. You’ve probably already spotted the biggest new feature: the Lancer-style gaping front grille. While it makes the four-door somewhat confused-looking, that grille really sharpens up the three-door, especially in…

Tang Hua XY08 Chika, An Electric Car For The Ladies Of Paris

Tang Hua rocked our socks off with a trio of banana-yellow »10/03/08 5:00pm10/03/08 5:00pm () concepts at the Detroit Auto Show, and they have followed up at the with this gorgeous sapphire blue semi-circular masterpiece dubbed the Tang Hua XY08 Chika. The Chika is yet another all-electric car featuring crushing performance from its massive …

Kia Soul Hybrid Rejects Parisian Subtelty During Live Show Reveal

Sometimes it can be hard to distinguish a clean, green Hybrid model from its dirty, polluting counterparts. Thankfully, Kia’s designers have seen fit to equip the Kia Soul Hybrid »10/03/08 4:30pm10/03/08 4:30pm with subtle hybrid badges to alert consumers to the presence of its 1.6-liter gasoline engine mated to a 180 volt, 5.3Ah lithium polymer…

Heuliez Raises Bar On Electric Car Weirdness In Paris With "Friendly" Threesome

Meet the Heuliez Friendly, the Heuliez Pondicherry and the Heuliez... uh, Electric Dump Truck Scooter? Okay, we don't know the name of the last one, we just made that up, but all three are cool as hell for pocket sized electric cars. The Friendly contains more standard weirdness than any run of the mill Citroen could… »10/03/08 2:00pm10/03/08 2:00pm

Looking For The Latest In Injection Molded Death Traps? Try Wallyscar

We can't tell what's more terrifying about the Wallyscar, planted right next to the Honda »10/03/08 1:40pm10/03/08 1:40pm stand here at the 2008 ; Is it the name all by itself? The deft combination of styling from the 70's era Ford Bronco, Jeep Scrambler, and Hummer H2? Or is it the fold-down front window on a vehicle made largely of…

Aston Martin Releases One-77 Teaser Video For Us Plebes

The Aston Martin One-77 »10/03/08 1:20pm10/03/08 1:20pm has only been partially unveiled at the to all but a select few monied d-bags, but Aston have now just released this first official video of the $1.9-million masterpiece, you know, for us plebes. There's a few quick glimpses of the actual car here, but mostly it's just Aston CEO Dr. Ulrich Bez…

Jalopnik's Top Reveals From The 2008 Paris Motor Show: Morning, Day Two

With Ben all by himself at the Paris Motor Show »10/03/08 1:01pm10/03/08 1:01pm, we've been back here across the pond bringing you his on-the-ground coverage. Here's everything revealed so far on the second day of the show, compiled in order of popularity from most trafficked to least. Be sure to visit the full posts where you'll find more pictures,…

Live From Paris, It's The Diminutive Back Seat Of The Lotus Evora!

The Lotus Evora »10/03/08 8:45am10/03/08 8:45am has been loved and hated since its debut at the earlier this year, but it's now the and we haven't seen any kind of real shots of the so-called "back seat" of this supposed four-passenger car. Since we did the back-seat duties with the , we figured it only fair to visit the Evora and take a look at…

Venturi Volage Concept Debuts At Paris Auto Show, Sets Standard For Electric Car Wackiness

Venturi has debuted an all-new concept here at the 2008 Paris Motor Show »10/03/08 7:25am10/03/08 7:25am: the Venturi Volage. The Volage takes the electric sports car concept and really runs with it — the all carbon-fiber car is equipped with the first application we've seen of the Michelin Active Wheel, the compact unit using in-wheel electric…

Subaru Boxer Diesel Unveiled For Forester, Impreza And Legacy In Paris

Subaru has finally pulled the trigger on its EE20 Boxer Diesel »10/03/08 6:00am10/03/08 6:00am in a big way here at the 2008 . They've seen fit to lay down a copious supply of cross sectioned and exploded-view engines for a sufficient supply of engine porn and have thrown them into some cars to boot, namely the Subaru Forester 2.0D, the Subaru…