2014 PARIS SHOW: World premieres

By Glenn Brooks | 6 October 2014

Unusually, there was no one stand-out model debut in 2014

Unusually, there was no one stand-out model debut in 2014

The media preview days of the 2014 Paris Mondial de l'Automobile were 2 & 3 October. Here follows a list of vehicle and concept global debuts.

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Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint: new 150hp 1.4 MultiAir engine or 150hp 2.0 JTDm diesel

Alfa Romeo MiTo Junior: entry level version to try to keep this old model selling

Audi A6, A6 Hybrid, S6, RS 6 & allroad quattro facelifts: and S tronic replaces CVT 

Audi TT Roadster & TTS Roadster: slightly shorter than the outgoing model

Audi TT Sportback concept: five-door hatchback, 29cm longer than TT Coupe

Bentley Mulsanne Speed: 1,100Nm of torque and 395kW (537PS) of power

BMW 2 Series Convertible: M235i, 228i, 220i & 220d are the first versions

BMW 518d & 520d: new 110kW (150PS) & 140kW (190PS) 2.0-litre engines

BMW X6: second generation model is bigger, wider, taller, uses carryover platform

Citroën C1 Urban Ride concept: potential rival for Panda Cross and Adam Rocks

Citroën C4 Cactus Airflow 2L concept: averages 2.0l/100km, materials & aero tweaks

Dacia Dokker Stepway: higher ride height and grey plastic wheelarch extensions

Dacia Lodgy Stepway: higher ride height and grey plastic wheelarch extensions

Divine DS concept: no rear window, similarly sized to today's Citroën DS4

Ferrari 458 Speciale A: 499 cars to be made, aluminium retractable roof

Fiat 500X: to be built alongside Renegade at Melfi, two manual & two auto gearboxes

Ford C-MAX & Grand C-MAX facelifts: 1.5 TDCi & 1.5 EcoBoost new to these models

Ford Focus ST facelift: motor show debut, launched at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Ford S-MAX: 1.5 & 2.0 EcoBoost and 2.0 TDCi engines, optional AWD, on sale in '15

Honda Civic & Tourer facelifts: restyle for five-door & estate, new Sport variants

Honda Civic Type R Concept II: facelifted, five-door hatchback only, 280PS 2.0

Honda CR-V facelift: 1.6 diesel uprated to 160PS/350Nm, new nine-speed auto

Honda HR-V diesel: 1.6 i-DTEC, on sale in Europe from second half of 2015

Honda Jazz Prototype: same as Japan's 1.3-litre Fit apart from new shark fin aerial 

Hyundai i20: 'Elite i20' in India, built in Chennai and Turkey, European sales from Q1

Hyundai i30 CNG concept: has company's first seven-speed dual clutch transmission

Hyundai Kappa T-GDI engines: 998cc three-cylinder turbo & 1,352cc four-cylinder

Infiniti Q70 2.2d: same 2,143cc Mercedes-Benz four-cylinder diesel as Q50 2.2d

Infiniti Q80 Inspiration concept: preview of potential four-seater GT future model

Jaguar XE sedan: public debut, media premiere was in London on 8 September

Jeep Wrangler X: gloss black grille, raised dual air intake bonnet, body-coloured roof

Kia Optima T-Hybrid concept: electric supercharger & 1.7 CRDi engine, mild hybrid

Kia Rio facelift: on sale across Europe from early 2015

Kia Sorento: longer and lower, not on sale in EU until 2015, 2016MY in US & Canada

Kia Venga facelift: on sale across Europe from early 2015

Lamborghini Asterión LPI 910-4 concept: 4-seater hybrid, 3 electric motors, 910PS

Land Rover Discovery Sport: on sale in 2015, replaces Freelander/LR2

Mazda MX-5: public debut (media preview was in September)

Mercedes-AMG GT: 911/M6/F-TYPE R rival, new biturbo 4.0-litre V8

Mercedes-AMG C 63 & C 63 AMG S sedan/estate: 350kW & 375kW 4.0 biturbo V8

Mercedes-Benz B-Class facelift: first update since its debut at 2011 Frankfurt IAA

Mercedes-Benz V 250 BlueTEC 4MATIC: 140kW (190PS) 2.1-litre diesel

Mini 5-door: wheelbase lengthened by 72mm compared to 3-door

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Concept-S: Outlander PHEV-based design study

Nissan 370Z NISMO: "a number of engineering updates"

Nissan Pulsar: longest wheelbase and most rear legroom in the class

Nissan Pulsar NISMO design study: preview of a production model due in 2015

Opel-Vauxhall Adam S: 110kW (150PS) 1.4 turbo, prototype was at Geneva '14 show

Opel-Vauxhall Corsa: S4500 series model, uses evolution of current car's platform

Opel-Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 diesel: new engine, 125kW (170PS) replaces 120kW 2.0

Opel-Vauxhall Mokka 1.6 CDTI: debut of the 'Whisper' diesel in this model

Opel-Vauxhall Zafira Tourer 2.0 diesel: new 125kW 2.0 engine replaces 120kW 2.0

Peugeot 208 HYbrid Air 2L technology demonstrator: carbon panels, weighs 860kg

Peugeot 308 GT: 205PS 1.6 petrol turbo and 180PS 2.0 diesel, hatch and SW (estate)

Peugeot 508 RXH facelift: no longer a hybrid only, 180PS 2.0-litre diesel is also new

Peugeot Exalt concept: interior updated since its debut at April's Beijing show

Peugeot Quartz concept: SUV design study, 373kW (500PS) HYbrid4 powertrain

Porsche Cayenne facelift: S now has a 309kW 3.6 biturbo V6, on sale from October

Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid: same 416hp PHEV powertrain as Panamera S E-Hybrid

Renault Clio Initiale Paris: upscale trim level, DRLs shift from grille to headlights

Renault EOLAB concept: lightweight small car, 1.0 litre/100km consumption average

Renault Espace: a crossover not a monospace, no Grand Espace, five or seven seats

SEAT León X-Perience: 'a family-sized crossover based on the ST', on sale from Q4

Škoda Fabia five-door & Combi: also has new three- & four-cylinder engines

smart fortwo & forfour: Edison platform, electric drive versions to follow in 2015

SsangYong XIV-Air and XIV-Adventure concepts: final previews of X100 project

Suzuki Vitara: production version of the YAD project, challenger for Juke/EcoSport

Toyota C-HR concept: previews some details of future Qashqai rival, hybrid power

Volkswagen Golf Alltrack: crossover version of Golf estate, on sale in 2015

Volkswagen Passat: smaller yet roomier, loses up to 85kg, new 240PS/500Nm diesel

Volkswagen Passat GTE: plug-in petrol hybrid, sedan and wagon, on sale in Q3 2015

Volkswagen Polo GTI facelift: 141kW (192PS) 1.8-litre, six-speed manual or DSG

Volkswagen Touareg TDI facelift: new 262PS 3.0 V6, petrols were at Beijing show 

Volkswagen XL Sport concept: based on XL1, has Ducati engine, revs to 11,000rpm

Volvo XC90: production starts in January, first model for SPA architecture