The Best Paris Motor Show Live Reveals: What You Might Have Missed

The Paris Motor Show » 10/06/08 4:00pm 10/06/08 4:00pm press days have wrapped up, but if you missed some of last week's live coverage, here are some of the most trafficked posts from the show along with a couple more we added earlier today. Be sure to visit the full posts where you'll find more pictures, press releases and analysis.

The 14 Most Futuristic Dashboards On The 2008 Paris Show Floor

While exterior styling » 10/06/08 1:15pm 10/06/08 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…

Seat Exeo Parisian Debut Displays Bold Original Design

Since we got a pretty good look at the Seat Exeo » 10/06/08 11:20am 10/06/08 11:20am in European patent filings, it was pretty low on the priority list at the 2008 . Now that everything has settled down and we're home again, we figured it was time to circle back and show you our live shots of from hall three of the show. You'll note the striking,…

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 11:10am 10/05/08 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…

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 2:00pm 10/04/08 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 7:00pm 10/03/08 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 6:20pm 10/03/08 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 5:00pm 10/03/08 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 4:30pm 10/03/08 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…

Lambo Boss Stefan Winkelmann Explains The Estoque

When the Lamborghini Estoque » 10/03/08 2:40pm 10/03/08 2:40pm sedan was revealed at the nobody was completely surprised that it was a four-door. With the upcoming crop of super sedans like the and , a concept Lamborghini sedan just seemed like the trendy thing to do. But we're still left wondering "why?" This is Lamborghini we're talking about, a…

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

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 2:00pm 10/03/08 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 1:40pm 10/03/08 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 1:20pm 10/03/08 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…

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 1:01pm 10/03/08 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…

Lada Reveals A Supercar Concept! Wait, What?

Everyone's favorite communist-era carmaker and automotive laughing-stock on safety has just revealed a supercar concept here at the Paris Motor Show » 10/03/08 12:00pm 10/03/08 12:00pm. Best part? It's called the Lada Revolution 3. Apparently the first two must have had something to do with forcing the Bolsheviks from power. Anyway, it's theoretically…

Saab 9-X Air BioHybrid Concept Drops Top Live In Paris

Squint just right and you’ll be able to see what the Saab 9-1 » 10/03/08 11:20am 10/03/08 11:20am will look like. The seeks to interpret traditional design cues into a more modern, smaller package that will be both fun to drive, uniquely luxurious and economical. The most successful par of the vehicle isn’t its proposed 1.4-liter turbocharged…

First Live Shots Of The Chevy Volt Plugged In

Ever wonder what the plug-in unit for the Chevy Volt » 10/03/08 9:20am 10/03/08 9:20am looks like? Well now you know. Here at the the display car is tethered to the very slanted display stand by way of extension cord and locking plug-in mechanism. The power port is, as expected, hidden behind the "Volt" name plate ahead of the mirrors, though we…

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…

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…