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

The Lotus Evora » 10/03/08 8:45am 10/03/08 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 it…

Venturi Volage Concept Debuts At Paris Auto Show, Sets Standard For…

Venturi has debuted an all-new concept here at the 2008 Paris Motor Show » 10/03/08 7:25am 10/03/08 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 6:00am 10/03/08 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…

Jalopnik's Top Reveals From The 2008 Paris Motor Show: Day One

With Ben all by himself at the Paris Motor Show » 10/02/08 6:00pm 10/02/08 6:00pm, we've been back here across the pond since 3 a.m. (our time) to bring you his on-the-ground coverage. Here's everything revealed on this, the first day of the show, since we started at 3 a.m. this morning (our time) — compiled in order of popularity from most trafficked …

Mazda Kiyora Concept Shows Off Fierce Nagare Design Language On The…

We saw the first official press shots of the Mazda Kiyora » 10/02/08 5:00pm 10/02/08 5:00pm earier this morning, but we dug the flowing so much we had to hunt it down on the show floor and check it out in the flesh. As you can tell from these live shots, it certainly didn't disappoint and Mazda seriously needs to figure out a way to bring these…

Citroen Hypnos: Yet Another Hybrid Crossover Concept Live From Paris

We saw the Citroen Hypnos Hybrid » 10/02/08 4:00pm 10/02/08 4:00pm in a sneak reveal a few weeks back and were frankly concerned about the mental health of the designers. In person, the Hypnos is a little less groundbreaking and a lot more crossover. The outside is like a Francofied Chrysler Pacifica, while the interior is...you know, different. It's…

Jalopnik's Top Reveals From The 2008 Paris Motor Show: Afternoon, Day…

Ben is all by himself in the City of Lights at the Paris Motor Show » 10/02/08 2:59pm 10/02/08 2:59pm, and we're back here burning the midnight oil (and whatever it is you burn during the daylight hours) to bring you his on-the-ground coverage. Here's everything revealed since 3 a.m. this morning (our time) — compiled in order of popularity from most…

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

Ben is all by himself in the City of Lights at the Paris Motor Show » 10/02/08 12:15pm 10/02/08 12:15pm, and we're back here burning the midnight oil to bring you his on-the-ground coverage. Since we're sure some of you weren't up at 3 a.m. this morning with Wert and Wes to catch our up-to-the-minute reporting, we've compiled a montage of all the cars…

Mercedes ConceptFASCINATION Shows Off Fancy-Pants Interior In Paris

If you’re a cigar aficionado who drinks champagne and shoots on a Leica M8 you’re in luck, because Mercedes has the concept car for you at the Paris Motor Show » 10/02/08 8:20am 10/02/08 8:20am. The is both a preview of the styling of the already-spotted-nude , but is mocked up here as a shooting brake with a trunk full of the kind of aspirational…

Renault Ondelios Concept Opens Huge Gullwing Doors Live

Renault just unveiled the bird of prey-like Ondelios concept » 10/02/08 7:30am 10/02/08 7:30am at the . Like seemingly every other concept car ever made, it’s a luxury crossover vehicle that’s also green by way of a mysterious hybrid powertrain. No one cares about any of that though, because they’re just looking at the 's huge gullwing doors that…

Mazda Kiyora Concept Shows More Nagare Styling; Why Won’t They Just…

The Mazda Kiyora » 10/02/08 5:54am 10/02/08 5:54am, revealed today at the , is the latest in a long line of -style concept cars. In fact, there’s been so many of them, Mazda hasn’t even bothered saying much about this one, other than that it’s some sort of eco-friendly city car. The company hints the 1.3-liter DISI engine under the hood could soon be…

Nissan Nuvu Concept, Revealed, Previews Next Micra

By now you’re either laughing or cooing at the Nuvu, but this is a supposedly not just a silly design exercise, but a preview of the next Nissan Micra. Short for “New View,” the Nissan Nuvu » 10/02/08 3:59am 10/02/08 3:59am is targeted at urban dwellers, and uses an electric powertrain to deliver zero emissions. It’s rumored the electric motor, which…

Audi A1 Sportback Concept Officially Powered By 1.4-Liter TSI Hybrid

Audi’s hypothetical Mini rival, the Audi A1 Sportback » 10/02/08 3:28am 10/02/08 3:28am is equipped with a 1.4-liter, 150 HP TSI engine that uses not only a turbocharger and supercharger, but a 27 HP, 111 Lb-Ft electric motor for both added performance and green credentials. Look for a production version of the Sportback to hit for the 2010 model year …

2009 IS250C Released in Paris

Nine months ago, an SC430 and a C70 knocked boots. The result? This, the 2009 Lexus IS250C » 10/02/08 3:00am 10/02/08 3:00am hardtop convertible. Featuring the “world’s fastest” folding hard top (it takes just 20 seconds to reveal your baldspot). The biggest changes are the ugly taillights and the extended overhangs to make room for the spacious rear…

DAF? No, QUICC! New Dutch Auto Brand To Launch In Paris

The DuraCar QUICC! DiVa finally brings the enthusiast world what it has long been clamoring for: A Dutch electric car made entirely of plastic. The QUICC! is intended primarily for European urban delivery markets and features an all-electric powertrain wrapped in a "cradle-to-cradle" plastic chassis and body. The press… » 10/01/08 1:00pm 10/01/08 1:00pm

1976 Porsche Racing, Remixed

The guys at Speedhunters » 9/22/08 5:20pm 9/22/08 5:20pm have been obsessed with all things Porsche this month. To continue the fun, they got their hands on some awesome footage of Stuttgart's racing efforts from 1976. Of course, they weren't content to leave well enough alone, so they've given the film a modern spin. The result may put off some…

Stephane Ortelli Walks Away From Spectacular Crash At Monza Today

Stephane Ortelli was lucky to walk away, or perhaps we should say "limp away," from this horrific crash in Le Mans series racing at Monza today. The Courage Oreca racer driven by Ortelli was approaching the opening chicane when he went off the course and the aerodynamics on his car suddenly turned on him. A modern racer… » 4/27/08 6:30pm 4/27/08 6:30pm