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Lighting up the Renault stand

28 September 2012

Motorshow stands can be dull, generic and often harshly lit places so coming across the subtle soft light-filled Renault space was a visual relief to the retinas

Gallery: Mercedes Aesthetics S

28 September 2012

In the absence of all-new concepts or production models to show – most were eco variants of existing models

F-type: the car Jaguar needs?

28 September 2012

Ian Callum believes the F-type can be the fulcrum of Jaguar’s range

VW group: spot the difference game

28 September 2012

These are photos from two new ‘MQB’ platform, VW-group C-segment products

Detail: Lexus goes Steampunk

28 September 2012

The Lexus LF-CC concept is challenging, perception-challenging, exciting and, above all, distinctive

The final frontier of honest design

28 September 2012

While so many manufacturers are following a trend of busy detailing and extraneous graphics, there is one stand in Paris that’s flying under the radar with its consistently honest and cohesive design language—Dacia

God is in the details: Rolls-Royce retro posters

28 September 2012

While we question just how much Rolls-Royce’s bespoke cars in Paris truly represent the Art Deco movement they claim to be inspired by, there’s no doubt that these bespoke posters on the wall outside the stand are truly fantastic

Toyota Auris – worst interior of 2012

28 September 2012

That’s quite a bold statement but then again the new Auris’ interior is quite a bold step 180-degrees from the right direction

McLaren P1 design is slightly off the pace

28 September 2012

As McLaren Automotive attended its first international motor show, a huge crowd gathered on the first evening of the Paris show to see Ron Dennis unveil the new P1 for the first time

Smart ForStars – Meet the bad boy of the Smart family

28 September 2012

There seems to be a recurring theme this year in Paris, one that automotive journalists can’t help but notice; the general lack of new, exciting products