Photos From the 2012 Paris Motor Show
Once every two years, the world falls on Paris to see what new cars are coming out in the very near future, including some concept cars that will appear in two years from now. The 2012 Paris Motor Show takes place between September 29 and October 14.
Some of the new concept cars presented at the expo are the Volkswagen GTI, the Peugeot Onyx and the McLaren P1.
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive
An upcoming electric version of the SLS AMG planned for release in June 2013, which will include four electric motors (one on each wheel) with combined ratings of 552 kW (740 hp) and 1,000 N·m (740 lb·ft), liquid-cooled 400 V lithium-ion batteryrated to 60 kWh. It accelerates from standing still to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds.
BMW Concept Active Tourer
Volkswagen GTI Concept
The future Jaguar two-seat roadster, based on a shortened platform of the XK convertible, that is planned to enter production by 2013. A plug-in version may become the company’s first hybrid-electric vehicle.
Lamborghini Gallardo LP560
Peugeot Onyx Concept
Audi Crosslane Coupe
McLaren P1 Concept
After making its debut in Paris, it is expected to go on sale in 2014, with a price tag of £800,000.