Media days are 2 & 3 October

Media days are 2 & 3 October

Skoda has announced that the world premiere of the Karoq Scout will take place at the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile.

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Abarth: won't be present

Alfa Romeo: no stand

Audi A1 Sportback: no A1 with this generation due to only small demand for three-door cars in this segment, no diesel engines announced either

Audi A4 facelift: minor changes consist mostly of new bumpers and fresh detailing for the grille, another facelift is expected in 2020 or 2021

Audi Q3: official details were released on 25 July, front end has a strong link to the Q8, at 4,485mm long is 97mm lengthier than first Q3

Audi TT facelift: new grille and other subtle changes; may not be replaced at the end of its lifecycle in 2021 due to segment's ongoing worldwide contraction

BMW 3 Series: G20 will be slightly longer than today's F30, Touring will be added in 2019 along with a GT and an Li for China, the electric 3 follows in 2020

BMW X5: G05 is the fourth generation model; will be built in the USA and, for the first time in the history of the model series, in China too

DS 3 Crossback E-Tense: brand's first electric model expected to be shown as a prototype, other DS 3 Crossback variants will replace the by then nine-year old DS 3 in 2019

Fiat: no presence

Ford: will not have a stand

Infiniti: will not have a stand

Jeep: not attending this show

Kia Ceed Shooting Brake: name is not yet official but the car will be a production version of the Proceed concept from the 2017 Frankfurt IAA

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan: follows the world premiere of the extended wheelbase sedan at the Beijing motor show in April

Mini: not attending

Nissan: will not have a stand

Peugeot 508 SW: the Mulhouse plant starts manufacturing the hatchback in September and this estate will be added two months later, a PHEV powertrain for both will follow in 2019, both cars have frameless side windows and are identical ahead of the B pillars, estate will have more headroom in the back due to a roofline which is less aggressively angled

Renault Mégane R.S. Trophy: 224kW (300hp) and 420Nm compared to 205kW (280hp) and 390Nm of 1,798cc turbo engine of Mégane R.S.

SEAT Tarraco: public premiere follows the 18 September media world debut, will be five- and seven-seat variants and these are aimed at the Land Rover Discovery Sport, Ford Edge, Kia Sorento and Hyundai Santa Fe

Škoda Karoq Scout: the only variant to have standard all-wheel drive also comes with special alloy wheels and wheelarch extensions

Škoda Kodiaq RS: no official details as yet although there is a video and the promise of more to come on 14 June

Suzuki Jimny: motor show premiere following its announcement in July, first new generation of the tiny 4x4 in 20 years

VinFast sedan and SUV: no details of the models but a press release gushes that "VinFast products will share a number of characteristics and values: Vietnam [sic], Style, Safety, Innovation, and Pioneering [sic]. Its cars will meet international standards and customer expectations in terms of premium design, quality, dynamics, in-car features and ownership experience".

Volkswagen: will not have a stand

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