22 hot cars we can’t wait to see at the 2016 Paris Motor Show

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Fashion Week is at peak frenzy in the French capital. But soon, the models and runways will have to share the Parisian spotlight with the latest shiny metal on offer at the 2016 Paris Motor Show.

The biennial Paris Mondial de l’Automobile showcases the latest concepts and the hottest exotics from the world’s leading automakers. Although concept cars are traditionally the stars of the show, plenty of headliners from this year’s event could soon be on offer at a dealership near you.

The 2016 Paris Motor Show is open to the public from October 1-16. Here’s a closer look at 22 cars we can’t wait to see.


As the first major European auto show of the season, Paris will be dominated by brand’s from the Continent. French automaker Citroen will unveil this sleek CXperience hybrid Concept.

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At the same time, Citroen will also show off the C3 WRC Concept. It’s a glimpse at the brand’s future World Rally Championship racer.

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The Italian contingent will consist of a new turbocharged V8-powered version of Ferrari’s second generation shooting brake — the GTC 4 Lusso T.

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In addition, the ultra-rare drop top LaFerrari Aperta will make its world debut.

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Alfa Romeo will introduce a new Veloce edition of its Giulia sedan. Unfortunately, the Giulia Veloce is not expected to make it to the US.

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The German delegation is going to be truly impressive. Mercedes and its AMG performance brand will formally unveil the go-faster version of its GT sports car called the GT R along with…

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… Two versions of the AMG GT Roadster.

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The brand will also show off a high-performance AMG version of its GLC Coupe.

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In addition, Mercedes is expected to unveil an all-electric SUV that’s based on the GLC as well as …

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… the E-Class All Terrain wagon.

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BMW is expected to show off a revised version of the i3 electric city car with increased range.

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The company’s MINI brand will have a new performance-oriented Clubman John Cooper Works edition car on hand.

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Audi will debut the new Sportback variant of the company’s A5/S5 coupe.

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The highly-anticipated second-generation of Audi’s Q5 SUV will make its world debut.

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Porsche will be showing several variants of its second gen Panamera sedan.

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Volkswagen is expected to unveil an electric concept car that will serve as the basis for the brand’s future production electric car.

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Britain will be represented by Land Rover’s stylish next generation Discovery SUV.

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Japan’s Lexus will debut its futuristic UX SUV concept.

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While Mitsubishi will have its GT PHEV Concept on hand.

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Honda’s new generation Civic will also be at the show.

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South Korean auto giant Hyundai will show off its aggressive RN30 concept at the show along with…

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… a new production I30 hatchback.

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