Paris Motor Show

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Paris Motor Show

Biennial auto show in Paris add

Category: Business (14)

Activity starting in 1898.

Countries: France (28%), (17%), Germany (11%)

Main connections: Lamborghini Estoque, Lamborghini, Automobiles L. Rosengart

 

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1898

The show was the first motor show in the world, started in 1898 by industry pioneer, Albert de Dion add something


1910

After 1910 it was held at the "Grand Palais" in the Champs-Élysées add something

 

Georges Claude - There is, as yet, no satisfactory primary source to the actual date on which Claude unveiled his neon lights at the 1910 Paris Motor Show


1925

There was again no Paris Motor Show in 1925, the venue having been booked instead for an Exhibition of Decorative Arts add something

 

"There was no "Salon de l'Automobile" in 1925 due to the venue having been allocated to an Exhibition of Decorative Arts" add something


1931

Mercedes-Benz W15 - The car has been seen as the most important new model at the Paris Motor Show in October 1931


1937

Fiat 508 - The Simca-Fiat 6CV made its last Motor Show appearance in October 1937


1946

Delage - A large prototype Delage D-180 limousine appeared at the 1946 Paris Motor Show but there were evidently no further developments on this project and by the next year the big prototype had quietly disappeared

 

Pininfarina - After the war Italy, a beaten and defeated country, was banned from the 1946 Paris Motor Show

 

Renault 4CV - The 4CV was ultimately presented to the public and media at the 1946 Paris Motor Show and went on sale a year later

 

Automobiles Boitel - The Boitel resurfaced soon after the Liberation, however, when the manufacturer exhibited a small two seater steel bodied cabriolet car at the 1946 Paris Motor Show

 

Automobiles L. Rosengart - In October 1946 the company exhibited the prototype Rosengart Super 5 at the Paris Motor Show at the instigation of Lucien Rosengart himself


1947

Automobiles Claveau - At the 1947 Paris Motor Show a stand was taken in order to display the Descartes for which detailed specifications were available and the technically advanced engine was on display

 

Delage - At the 1947 Paris Motor Show only a single model was exhibited as the business focused on its six-cylinder 3-litre "'Delage D6"' which in most respects will have been familiar to anyone who had known the 3-litre Delages of the 1930s

 

Automobiles L. Rosengart - Little more was heard of the Super 5, but late the next year, 1947, the company returned to the Paris Motor Show with two examples of the new Rosengart SuperTrahuit

 

Cisitalia - When first presented to the public at the Villa d'Este Gold Cup show in Como, Italy, and at the 1947 Paris Motor Show, the two-seat 202GT was a resounding success

 

Renault 4CV - Volume production was said to have commenced at the company's Billancourt plant a few weeks before the Paris Motor Show of October 1947, although the cars were in very short supply for the next year or so


1948

Ford SAF - This model, launched in October at the 1948 Paris Motor Show as the Ford 12CV Vedette now replaced the F-472A. The Vedette was joined in 1952 by its upmarket counterparts, the Vendôme, and Comète sports coupé, cars that were not shared with any other Ford subsidiary

 

Automobiles Lambert - In May 1948 he unveiled a strikingly original looking sports coupe which five months later he exhibited at the Paris Motor Show


1949

Ferrari 166 Inter - The first Ferrari GT car debuted at the Paris Motor Show on October 6, 1949


1950

Renault Fregate - From its appearance late in 1950 until 1953 the car was branded simply as the Frégate, but the nomenclature became more complicated at the Paris Motor Show in October 1952, and from early 1953 the Frégate was available in two trim levels, as the "Frégate Affaires" and the "Frégate Amiral", advertised at 799,300 francs and 899,000 francs respectively

 

Ferrari 195 Inter - Introduced at the 1950 Paris Motor Show, it was similar to the 166 Inter shown a year earlier and was aimed at the same affluent clientele

 

Renault Fregate - The Frégate was unveiled at the 1950 Paris Motor Show, but the first model was not delivered until November 1951


1951

Automobiles L. Rosengart - The last Rosengart car, the "Ariette", was introduced at the Paris Motor Show towards the end of 1951


1952

Automobiles L. Rosengart - A few weeks after the end of the 1952 Paris Motor Show the Societé Industrielle de l'Ouest Parisien was forced to file for bankruptcy


1953

Renault Colorale - At the 1953 Paris Motor Show the company quietly introduced to the Colorale the new four cylinder engine recently developed for the Frégate


1954

Ferrari 250 - The first street car to use Colombo's 250 V12 was the "'250 Europa GT"', introduced at the 1954 Paris Motor Show


1958

Renault Caravelle - The Floride was unveiled at the 1958 Paris Motor Show


1959

Ferrari 250 - Introduced at the 1959 Paris Motor Show, the GT Spider sported a look similar to the GT Coupe of the previous year, including the removal of the side vents


1961

Renault 4 - The Renault 3 & 4 applied the same approach and two models appeared at the Paris Motor Show in 1961 on a specialized demonstration display that incorporated an irregular rolling road

 

Citroen Ami - The car went on sale in France in the Spring of 1961, and already the manufacturer felt obliged to implement some simple upgrades in time for the October Paris Motor Show only six months later


1962

Ferrari 250 GT Lusso - Ferrari did so at the 1962 Paris Motor Show to unveil, as a prototype, the 250 GT Lusso

 

Renault 6 - However, a new version of the R6 using the 1,1 litre Cléon engine was unveiled at the 1970 Paris Motor Show and was widely regarded as a big improvement


1973

Ferrari Berlinetta Boxer - Designed to rival the Lamborghini Miura, it was finally released for sale in 1973 at the Paris Motor Show

 

Renault 16 - The top-line model was the "TX", was launched at the Paris Motor Show in October 1973, featuring a 5-speed manual transmission

 

Ferrari GT4 - The Dino 308 GT4 was introduced at the Paris Motor Show in November 1973 and featured angular lines entirely different from its curvaceous 2-seater brother, the Dino 246, and later brother, the GTB & GTS


1976

The show was held annually through 1976, after which it has been biennial add something


1977

In January 1977 it was announced that no Paris motor show would take place that year because of the "current economic situation": at the same time the organisers confirmed that a 1978 "Auto Salon" for Paris was planned add something


1978

Chrysler Sunbeam - In order to boost Sunbeam's image, a "hot hatch" version of the Sunbeam was launched at the 1978 British International Motor Show and Paris Motor Show, called "'Sunbeam Ti"'


1980

Mitsubishi Galant - The 2,3 Turbo D was first shown at the 1980 Paris Motor Show


1984

SEAT Ibiza - It was introduced at the 1984 Paris Motor Show as the first car developed by & SEAT as an independent company, though it was designed by SEAT in collaboration with well-known firms such as Italdesign, Karmann and Porsche


1986

Until 1986 it was called the "'Salon de l'Automobile"'; it took the name "Mondial de l'Automobile" in 1988 add something

 

Citroen AX - It was launched at the 1986 Paris Motor Show to replace the & & & Citroën Visa and Citroën LNA


1990

Renault Clio - The Clio was introduced at the Paris Motor Show in June 1990 and sales in France and the rest of the continent began then, although sales in Britain did not begin until March 1991


1992

Volvo Cars - The Volvo ECC was exhibited at the 1992 Paris Motor Show


1996

Koenigsegg - A Koenigsegg CC prototype was first publicized in 1996, while the full carbon fiber production prototype was finally unveiled at the 2000 Paris Motor Show

 

Volvo C70 - Volvo introduced the first generation C70 at the 1996 Paris Motor Show, following a European introduction as a 1997 model, and later as a 1998 model in North America with 2,0 , a low-pressure turbo and a high-pressure turbo , 5-cylinder, turbocharged petrol engines and manual and automatic transmissions


1998

Smart Fortwo - Generations are internally designated as the "W450", introduced at the 1998 Paris Motor Show, and the "W451", introduced at the 2007 Geneva Motor Show

 

Bugatti Automobiles - The first example, the EB 118, was a two-door coupé and was introduced at the Paris Motor Show in 1998

 

SEAT Toledo - The second generation Toledo was introduced in 1998 and made its début at the 1998 Paris Motor Show as a four-door notchback sedan closely based on the five-door SEAT León hatchback


2000

Ferrari 550 - Ferrari introduced a convertible version of the 550 at the Paris Motor Show in 2000

 

PGO (Automobile) - It was first seen at the 2000 Paris Motor Show

 

Chevrolet Aveo - Originally designed by Italdesign, the Kalos derives directly from the "Kalos Dream" concept vehicle first presented at the 2000 Paris Motor Show and subsequent developmental concepts at the 2001 Frankfurt Motor Show, 2002 Geneva Auto Show, and 2003 at the Geneva Show


2004

Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class - CLS 55 AMG was unveiled in 2004 Paris Motor Show

 

Ferrari F430 - It debuted at the 2004 Paris Motor Show

 

Porsche Boxster - The second generation of the Boxster made its debut at the 2004 Paris Motor Show alongside the new 911

 

SEAT Toledo - The third generation Toledo was introduced in 2004 and as a production car made its début at the 2004 Paris Motor Show, though a preview of it had already been revealed at the 2004 Madrid Motor Show with the presentation of the "'SEAT Toledo Prototipo"'

 

Suzuki Swift - The second generation Swift debuted at the Paris Motor Show in September 2004

 

Ford Focus - The second generation Focus was launched at the Paris Motor Show on September 23, 2004 as a three and five-door hatchback and an estate, although the new car was previewed, in 4-door sedan form, as the 'Focus Concept' developed by Ford Europe at the Beijing Motor Show in mid-2004


2005

Chevrolet Joy - In 2005 the Matiz received substantial modifications , previewed by the "'Chevrolet M3X"' concept car shown at 2004 Paris Motor Show

 

Chevrolet Matiz - In 2005 the Matiz received substantial modifications , previewed by the "'Chevrolet M3X"' concept car shown at 2004 Paris Motor Show

 

Chevrolet Spark - In 2005 the Matiz received substantial modifications , previewed by the "'Chevrolet M3X"' concept car shown at 2004 Paris Motor Show


2006

Jiangling Motors - At the 2006 Paris Motor Show, Landwind returned to Europe and displayed an updated version of their sport utility vehicle, now called "'X-Pedition"', as well a compact MPV called "'Fashion"' that would compete in the same size class with products such as the Kia Carens

 

Nissan Qashqai - It was globally presented at the 2006 Paris Motor Show

 

Renault Logan - The Logan MCV , launched at the 2006 Paris Motor Show, is the station wagon version of the Logan

 

Dacia Logan - The Logan MCV , launched at the 2006 Paris Motor Show, is the station wagon version of the Logan

 

Citroen C4 Picasso - The seven-seat Grand C4 Picasso made its debut first, at the Paris Motor Show in September 2006, with the five-seat version following in January 2007

 

Mitsubishi Pajero - The fourth generation was introduced at the Paris Motor Show on September 30, 2006

 

Ford Mondeo - The new car, in estate bodystyle, was pre-launched in 'concept' form at the Paris Motor Show on 30 September 2006

 

Volkswagen Touran - The Touran received a facelift for the October 2006 Paris Motor Show


2008

Infiniti QX70 - A Europe-specific FX37 was unveiled at the 2008 Paris Motor Show, and went on sale in Europe in October, 2008 with the VQ37VHR

 

PGO (Automobile) - At the 2008 Paris Motor Show, a new model was launched called the Hemera

 

Suzuki Alto - It was revealed at the 2008 Paris Motor Show and is available in Europe since 2009

 

Peugeot - Peugeot presented a new concept hybrid electric sports sedan at the 2008 Paris Motor Show called the Peugeot RC HYmotion4

 

BMW X1 - Production followed the debut of a concept version at the 2008 Paris Motor Show

 

Lamborghini Estoque - The Estoque was introduced at the 2008 Paris Motor Show

 

Chevrolet Forester - The Forester is available in Europe with the popular 2,0 liter EJ20 gasoline engine with Active Valve Control System matched to either 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic gearbox, and the all-new diesel-powered horizontally opposed engine, called the Subaru EE and six-speed manual gearbox, which was introduced at the 2008 Paris Motor Show in October

 

Subaru Forester - The Forester is available in Europe with the popular 2,0 liter EJ20 gasoline engine with Active Valve Control System matched to either 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic gearbox, and the all-new diesel-powered horizontally opposed engine, called the Subaru EE and six-speed manual gearbox, which was introduced at the 2008 Paris Motor Show in October

 

Pininfarina - The Pininfarina B0 solar-electric concept, designed with Bolloré was shown at the 2008 Paris Motor Show featuring a range between charges of more than with an electronically limited top speed, and an estimated acceleration to in 6,3 seconds

 

Kia Soul - The "'Kia Soul"' is a compact car designed at Kia's design center in California, unveiled at the 2008 Paris Motor Show, manufactured in South Korea and marketed globally beginning with model year 2010

 

SsangYong Korando - The original concept, the C200, debuted at the 2008 Paris Motor Show and has since been shown at many others

 

Kia Soul - The vehicle was unveiled at the 2008 Paris Motor Show and later at Auto Shanghai and later at the Canadian International Auto Show

 

Subaru - In September 2008 Subaru announced that the diesel Forester and diesel Impreza will be introduced at the 2008 Paris Motor Show, with Forester sales to begin October 2008 and diesel Impreza sales to start January 2009

 

Audi A1 - Audi unveiled a second A1 concept car at the Paris Motor Show in October 2008

 

Hyundai i20 - The i20 made its debut at the Paris Motor Show in October 2008 and sits between the i10 and i30

 

Ford Ka - The new Ka made its debut in the 22nd James Bond film "Quantum of Solace" and was unveiled in October 2008's Paris Motor Show


2009

Peugeot 407 - In November 2009, Philippe Varin, from PSA, announced that the successor of the & Peugeot 607 will not be called Peugeot 608, but instead Peugeot 508, which was officially launched at the Paris Motor Show in October 2010


2010

Audi Quattro - At the Paris Motor Show in 2010 Audi presented the quattro concept

 

Lotus Esprit - At the 2010 Paris Motor Show, along with four other cars in the company's lineup, Lotus unveiled a completely redesigned, new generation Esprit, scheduled to go into production in late 2013 and confirmed to go on sale in Spring of 2014

 

Fisker Karma - Henrik Fisker showed the first production model Karma at the 2010 Paris Motor Show

 

Exagon Furtive-eGT - It was unveiled at the 2010 Paris Motor Show as a concept

 

Volvo Cars - The Volvo C30 DRIVe Electric concept car was exhibited at the 2010 Paris Motor Show and Volvo announced that field testing will begin in 2011 in the U.S., Europe, and China

 

Tesla Motors - The Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell was unveiled at the 2010 Paris Motor Show

 

Epyon - In October 2010 Epyon showed an AC/DC combined charging post together with Nissan at the Paris Motor Show

 

Volvo S60 - The V60 is an estate version of the S60, and was released at the Paris Motor Show in October 2010

 

Chevrolet Cruze - A five-door Cruze hatchback was unveiled at the 2010 Paris Motor Show on October 1, 2010


2012

Ford Mondeo - At the 2012 Paris Motor Show, Ford confirmed product details, and delayed launch from early summer 2013 to late Autumn 2014 to address quality issues in ramping up production of the Fourth Generation Mondeo receiving updates

 

Opel Adam - It was launched at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, with sales starting in early 2013

 

Suzuki SX4 - Suzuki displayed their S-Cross compact crossover concept in 2012 at Paris Motor Show

 

Mercedes-Benz B-Class - The B-Class Electric Drive was previewed by a concept model in 2012, which was unveiled at the 2012 Paris Motor Show

 

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG - The production vehicle was unveiled in 2012 Paris Motor Show, with market launch scheduled for June 2013

 

Volkswagen Golf - The seventh-generation Golf had its début in late 2012 at the Paris Motor Show

 

Mercedes-Benz B-Class - The vehicle was unveiled in 2012 Paris Motor Show

 

Mini (marque) - On 5 July 2012, senior vice president of Mini brand management, Dr. Kay Segler, announced that, "the Mini Paceman is the official name of the brand's seventh model, which will be launched next year in the U.S." The production version was launched at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, with sales starting in most international markets by the second quarter of 2013

 

Jaguar F-Type - In August 2012, it was announced that American singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey would be the face of the F-Type, which premiered at the Paris Motor Show in September 2012

 

Range Rover (L322) - Its successor, the L405, was announced in August 2012 and unveiled same year at the Paris Motor Show

 

Automobile Dacia - In September 2012, the second generations of the Logan and Sandero were revealed at the Paris Motor Show


2014

In 2014, the Paris Motor Show welcomes 1 1,253,513 visitors, making it the auto show the most visited in the world, before Tokyo and Frankfurt add something


2016

In 2016, the Paris Motor Show welcomed 1,253,513 visitors, making it the most visited auto show in the world, ahead of Tokyo and Frankfurt add something