2012 Paris Motor Show quick look
Scroll down for the complete image gallery of the cars that are expected to be unveiled/launched at the 2012 Paris Motor Show.
Suzuki S-Cross Maruti's SX4 has been long in the tooth now and the S-Cross' styling can very much inspire the future styling of the SX4. Suzuki have also confirmed that this concept will be making it to the production lines soon.
Hyundai i30 The 3-door i30 will come with a choice of four engines with five power outputs aligned to a choice of 6-speed manual and auto transmissions. It joins the 5-door hatch and tourer range to grace the Hyundai stalls.
Ford EcoSport Ford's all important SUV for the Indian market will come with the new 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine. It will have a large front grille; slim, detailed headlights; and cladding on the side sills and bumpers. It will be equipped with Ford SYNC in-car connectivity system, which uses voice-activation technology to enable owners to answer phone calls and select music from devices connected via Bluetooth or USB.
Chevrolet Trax Chevy's first entry into the small SUV segment will come with a choice of three engines a 1.4L turbo petrol, 1.6L and 1.7L diesel engines. Measuring 4.2mm in length, the Trax will be an ideal SUV for India.
Ford Mondeo - To be offered in four-door, wagon and five-door guises, the Mondeo will have a choice of 1.0-litre EcoBoost and 1.6-litre diesel engines under the hood. Ford India have plans for bringing this car to India as part of the One-Ford plan.
Ford Fiesta hatchback - To be available with the 1.0-litre EcoBoost and 1.6-litre turbo engines, the 2013 Fiesta will packing in premium technology features like Ford's SYNC infotainment, MyKey owners can set the maximum speed limits as also enable other safety aids.
Jaguar F-Type The company's all-new two-seater convertible sports car is front-engined rear-wheel drive. It will be available with a choice of three petrol engines including the 495PS 5.0-litre V8 supercharged motor.
Toyota Verso A compact people carrier which will be a good rival to the Maruti Ertiga in India, the Verso comes with a trendy styling and most importantly a 2.0-litre D-4D engine. Considering the popularity of such MPVs in India, Toyota may bring it down here.
Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo A stretched Panamera with a plug-in hybrid engine technology which in pure electric mode can travel a claimed 30km but still hit the 0-100kmph mark in under six seconds.
McLaren P1 Slated to go into production early next year, the P1 will sit above the 12C and 12C Spider both in terms of performance and price.
Peugeot 2008: Derived from the Urban Crossover Concept which was showcased at the 2012 Beijing Show, the 2008 is a 208 hatchback with jacked up proportions. It will sport a tuned 110PS 3-cylinder 1.2-litre engine.
Kia Carens - The MPV will have a cab-forward design, longer wheelbase, lower roofline and bigger wheels than is the norm in the segment. Kia also promises that the Carens will have a functional cabin with well laid out interiors and class leading space.
Audi S3 Audi is getting a 300PS street legal version of A3 with an S tag to it. Available only with a petrol engine and mated to a standard 6-speed manual and optional S tronic transmission, the S3 will be one hot hatch to contend with.
Lexus LS 600h F Sport Lexus will be showcasing a new concept car and the LS 600h F Sport. Chances are that these cars may come down to India considering that Lexus has plans for an Indian debut in 2013.
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