Welcome to the 2014 Paris Motor Show

Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 concept

Lotus 2014 Formula 1 car

Volkswagen XL Sport

Maserati Alfieri concept car

Maserati Alfieri concept car

Venturi America

Peugeot 208 2L Hybrid Air

Citroen C4 Cactus Airflow 2L concept

Toyota i-Road

Bridgestone Air Free concept tire

Peugeot Exalt concept

Peugeot 208 WRX Rallycross

Peugeot 2008 DKR

Alfa Romeo 4C Spider

Honda Civic Type R

Tesla Model S battery pack

Honda CR-V

1964 Honda F1 car - RA271

4H Explora

Segula Technologies concept car

Volkswagen Passat Alltrak

Toyota C-HR concept

Infiniti Q80 Inspiration

Smart ForTwo

Mercedes AMG GT

Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe

Mini Cooper five-door

Toyota i-Road

Bentley Mulsanne Speed V8 engine

Porsche 919 Hybrid

Jamais Contente

Venturi electric-drive motor

Volvo XC90 T8 hybrid drivetrain

Fiat 500 sculpture

Fiat 500X

Mazda MX-5 Miata

Mazda MX-5 Miata chassis

Mazda MX-5 Miata

Citroen DS Divine concept

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The Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 concept is the automaker's first attempt at hybrid electrification.

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Based on the XL1, the XL Sport gets 147 more horsepower and potentially stunning performance.

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Maserati showed its Alfieri concept car at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. The concept car debuted at the Geneva Motor Show in March.

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The Alfieri's blue wire spokes are merely decorative.

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Venturi, a boutique French automaker, showed its America, a high-clearance electric vehicle, at the 2014 Paris Motor Show.

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The Peugeot 208 2L Hybrid Air at the 2014 Paris Motor Show.

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Citroen's C4 Cactus Airflow concept reaches 118 mpg. Read more about the Citroen C4 Cactus Airflow 2L concept.

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These small Toyota electric vehicles will be used in Tokyo to test Bridgestone's Air Free concept tire. This one was shown at the 2014 Paris Motor Show.

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Bridgestone's Air Free concept tire at the 2014 Paris Motor Show.

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Peugeot explores the large luxury vehicle segment with the Exalt concept.

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Peugeot's purpose-built Dakar competitor.

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The Tesla Model S battery pack, shown here at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, lies flat along the bottom of the car to help lower center of gravity.

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Honda shows off its updated CR-V at the Paris Motor Show.

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Honda's first Grand Prix competitor, on display at the Paris Motor Show.

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Quad electric vehicle on display at the Paris Motor Show.

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Segula Technologies concept car demonstrates the company's TowerSec Ecushield protection software.

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Toyota brought this hybrid concept to the Paris Motor Show.

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Read more about the Infiniti Q80 Inspiration.

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The Smart ForTwo received an update for the Paris Motor Show.

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The new supercar from Mercedes-Benz takes the floor at the Paris Motor Show.

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Ultimate luxury comes in any style the buyer can pay for with Rolls-Royce.

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Mini adds two doors to its traditional hardtop coupe.

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The Toyota i-Road is a single-person vehicle.

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The hulking Bentley Mulsanne Speed engine is a twin-turbocharged V8 with 6.75-liter displacement, 530 horsepower (395kW), and 811 foot-pounds (1,110Nm) of torque. It will accelerate the Mulsanne Speed from zero to 60 mph in 4.8 seconds and can push it to 190 mph (305 kmph).

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The Porsche 919 Hybrid is a prototype for Le Mans 24-hour racing. It's got a 500-horsepower turbocharged 2-liter V4 engine and weighs 1,918lbs (870kg) including its lithium ion battery.

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The "Jamais Contente" (Never Content) became the first vehicle to travel faster than 100 kmph when it reached 105 kmph (65 mph) in 1899. It's an electric vehicle.

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Venturi showed off the electric motor with which it and its Buckeye Bullet partners hope to beat the land-speed record for an electric vehicle.

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Volvo showed off the powertrain for its new plug-in hybrid, the XC90. It's got 400 horsepower and 472 pound-feet of torque.

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Fiat showed this metal-tube rendering of the original Fiat 500 car.

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Fiat pumped up its 500 model and added an 'X' to the name to compete in the compact SUV market.

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The latest update to Mazda's popular roadster was on display in Paris. Read more about the Mazda MX-5 Miata.

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Take a look underneath the latest MX-5 Miata.

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The Mazda MX-5 Miata as it should be, with the top down.

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