Paris motor show 2016 - live blog

Our live blog covers every car debut, getting inside scoops and taking you behind the scenes, direct from the Paris motor show

29 September 2016
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Audi RS3 saloon and RS3 LMS racer revealed in Paris

Audi RS3 saloon and RS3 LMS racer revealed in Paris

394bhp RS3 saloon is the first vehicle released under the rebranded Audi Sport banner

29 September 2016
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Paris motor show

First Vauxhall EV under development for British market

Opel Ampera-e won't come to the UK, but parent company GM is already developing a future EV for right-hand-drive markets

29 September 2016
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Paris motor show

2017 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup racer launched in Paris

478bhp racing model will take to the track next year in Formula 1 support series; it uses the 4.0-litre flat-six engine of the 911 GT3 RS

29 September 2016
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Toyota Yaris WRC
Toyota Yaris WRC

Toyota Yaris WRC breaks cover in Paris

After a 17-year absence from the World Rally Championship, Toyota has unveiled its Yaris WRC challenger - with Microsoft as major sponsor

29 September 2016
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New cars
Peugeot 3008 plug-in hybrid
Peugeot 3008

Peugeot to introduce five electric models by 2021

As part of PSA's Push to Pass strategy, the 3008, 5008 and 508 models are set to get plug-in hybrid variants; 208 and 2008 are to get fully electric variants

29 September 2016
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Industry
2017 Audi A5 Sportback

2017 Audi A5 Sportback and S5 Sportback shown at Paris show

Four-door version of the new Audi A5 range offers more cabin space; sales start this autumn

29 September 2016
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New cars

New Audi Q5 revealed at Paris motor show

Audi's Mercedes-Benz GLC and BMW X3 rival will go on sale early next year, with looks and tech borrowed from the larger Q7

29 September 2016
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Lexus UX concept revealed in Paris

Lexus UX concept revealed in Paris

Design concept will likely influence CT 200h replacement, which would arrive as a sub-RX and NX SUV

29 September 2016
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2018 BMW X2

2018 BMW X2 previewed with Paris motor show concept

The BMW Concept X2 previews the bold look of a future production SUV model that'll rival the Range Rover Evoque

29 September 2016
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  • Citroen C11.2 Puretech 82 Furio
    First Drive
    29 September 2016
    Citroën's city car gets a new sporty-looking trim level, adding visual adornments, but no premium for the 1.2-litre Puretech triple we're driving
  • Mercedes C350e Sport
    First Drive
    28 September 2016
    Petrol-electric C-Class is a surprisingly well-priced alternative to a diesel but not the greatest example of the new ‘PHEV’ breed
  • Car review
    23 September 2016
    Aston kicks off its ‘second century plan’ with an all-new turbo V12 grand tourer
  • Ford Ka+ 1.2 Ti-VCT 85
    First Drive
    22 September 2016
    A rounded, refined and well-sorted bargain supermini – once you’re used to the confusing role redefinition imposed on the once-cheeky Ka
  •  Maserati Ghibli Diesel
    First Drive
    22 September 2016
    Maserati releases another range of updates for its range best seller, the Ghibli. We've driven the diesel version, but there's little improvement on before