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    Paris 2008: 2009 Audi S4 armed and ready
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2009 Audi S4
    We were never particularly fond of the last generation Audi S4. With 4.2-liters of V8 hanging precariously over the front axle, it provided adequate thrust, but never delivered the dynamic thrills we used to associate with the twin-turbo'd V6 ...

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    Paris 2008: 2009 Mazda MX-5
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2009 Mazda MX-5
    We finally had the opportunity to check out the 2009 Mazda MX-5 in person, and despite the tweaks being minor, we like what we see.This is one of those instances where the press pics don't do it justice. It's difficult to see the ...

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    Paris 2008: Le Day 1 Wrapup
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    It's about 6:00PM in the City of Lights and our rag tag team of bloggers is running on empty after having brought you the first day of debuts at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. Soon they'll be attending after parties and getting drunk on champagne, so we're here to run down the biggest unveilings of the ...

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    Paris 2008: MINI Crossover Concept
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    Click above for a hi-res gallery of the MINI Crossover Concept Some concepts are purely design exercises, while others serve as previews of upcoming production models. It's rare for one show car to serve as both, but then MINI is unique in the business. The Crossover concept that the BMW subsidiary ...

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    Paris 2008: Audi unveils 59-mpg A4 TDI concept e
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Audi A4 TDI Concept e
    Audi's parent company Volkswagen already produces some of the cleanest-burning, most fuel-miserly diesel engines in the world. The Jetta TDI was recently released in the U.S. and has been making waves for its hybrid-like efficiency. So ...

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    Paris 2008: BMW X1 concept
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the BMW X1 concept
    We're trying to find some redeeming qualities in the BMW X1 concept, but after staring at it on the show stand and navigating our way through BMW's lengthy press release (after the jump), we're at a loss.Built atop the 3-series platform and ...

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    Paris 2008: Aston Martin One-77 (partially) revealed
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Aston Martin One-77
    Aston Martin said it would have a "property" here in Paris, and indeed it did. The Aston Martin One-77 made its "debut," but it looks like we'll have to wait a bit longer to see the British automaker's $1,000,000+ super coupe.Judging by ...

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    Paris 2008: The GT by Citroen. No, the whole thing this time
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    Click the image above for a high-res gallery of the GTbyCitroen
    The day is here, the GTbyCitroen has got over its shyness and is ready to be seen by the world. Par for the French, the GT is funky -- and we're not even going to get into the seventh teaser for the car in which the car was completely ...

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    Paris 2008: Lamborghini Estoque LIVE
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    Click above for high-res gallery of live Lamborghini Estoque shots from Paris
    You've seen the whole Estoque shebang in Lamborghini's words, pictures, and videos. Let us add our own word to it: hmmm. It's a Lamborghini, so it's hard not to like it. And we hate to tread out the refrain, but it's ...

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    Paris 2008: Mazda Kiyora concept
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Mazda Kiyora
    Like so many shows in recent memory, part of the theme in Paris is "green." So in addition to the Nissan Nuvu micro EV, Mazda took the wraps off yet another Nagare-themed concept, the Kiyora.Taking inspiration from past design studies and its ...

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    Paris 2008: Nissan Nuvu EV
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Nissan Nuvu concept
    Nissan wants to reshape the way we make our way around Gotham, and the Nuvu concept is a means to that greener end. Built atop a new platform measuring around three meters long and featuring an electric drivetrain, Nissan claims that ...

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    Paris 2008: 2009 Volkswagen GTI
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    Click either above for high-res gallery of the 2009 Volkswagen GTI MkVI
    We're still sour that the Scirocco isn't making it to our shores, but Volkswagen is throwing us a bone with the restyled 2009 MK VI GTI. The new front end made a successful transition from the low-slung hatch that's beyond our ...

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    Paris 2008: Audi A1 Sportback
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Audi A1 Sportback
    It's hard to do battle with MINI in the premium compact segment. The Cooper and its derivatives bring style and nostalgia to the game, proving that consumers are okay with spending some hard-earned scratch on an iconic coupe.The Audi A1 ...

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    Paris 2008: 2009 Lexus IS250C
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2009 Lexus IS250C
    Lexus has chopped off two doors and the roof from the IS250 to create the IS250C, due to arrive in Europe in the summer of 2009, and the U.S. shortly thereafter.The 2009 Lexus IS250C features a three-piece aluminum roof that retracts in a ...

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    VIDEO: Lamborghini Estoque Concept in 3D
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    Click above to watch video after the jump We've brought you the official details and high-resolution photos, and now Lamborghini has released a short video showing off even more angles of the four-door Estoque concept. Yes, we'd like to see the car in motion too, but given that Lamborghini didn't ...

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    Paris 2008: Lamborghini Estoque official details and high-res images
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    Click above for new high-res gallery of the Lamborghini Estoque Concept After several weeks of teaser shots from Lamborghini we finally got a full view of the Lamborghini Estoque concept this morning ahead of its official debut tomorrow morning. However, the photos were relatively small and details ...

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    Paris 2008: Orlando Concept previews production Chevy MPV
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Chevy Orlando concept
    Now that the Paris Motor Show is finally upon us, General Motors has officially taken the wraps off its new Orlando Concept. In case you hadn't noticed, SUVs aren't selling well right now, GM has given up on minivans and Chevrolet has ...

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    Paris 2008: Chevy Cruze unveiled on eve of show, interior revealed
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2010 Chevy Cruze
    We've gotten a pretty good look at the 2010 Chevy Cruze already, but the model that had been making rounds in the U.S. was nothing more than a styling buck with no guts inside. Today, just a few hours ahead of the Paris Motor Show, General ...

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    Renault unveils Kangoo Be Bop convertible van
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Renault Kangoo Be Bop
    You might think the Renault Kangoo Be Bop is a concept vehicle what with its quirky looks and trick sliding roof. You can credit the quirky styling to it being a Renault, an automaker not known for producing bland production designs. As ...

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    Officially Official: BMW Concept X1
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the BMW Concept X1
    After last night's impromptu unveiling of the BMW Concept X1 set off Dan's gag reflex, the Munich-based automaker has released the first batch of official info and images of its premium compact CUV. Most of us here at Autoblog echo Dan's ...

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