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A very limited production, at three million Euros per car (+ taxes): Lamborghini celebrates its fiftieth anniversary with the 750 hp V12 Veneno super sports car.

Lamborghini Veneno super car

World debut at the Geneva motor show in March: Renault Captur urban crossover liberates the more adventurous face of the new Clio.

Renault Captur urban crossover

New active safety and communication technologies: 2014 Infinity Q50 sedan replaces the G47 this summer with 3.7 V6, hybrid 3.5 V6, 7-speed auto and RWD or AWD.

Infiniti Q50

At the 83rd Geneva Motor Show this March:
All-new Peugeot 2008 urban crossover looks like
A good reason for the PSA group to be optimistic.

All-new Peugeot 2008 urban crossover

Three letters to identify body, brand and segment: Compact GQ3 inaugurates the new Qoros brand models at the 2013 Geneva and Shanghai Motor Shows this spring.

Qoros GQ3 compact sedan.

2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit: BMW 4-Series Concept Coupe inaugurates a new name for the 4-generation 3-Series two-door models.

BMW 4-series Coupe Concept

In a tradition started 82 years ago, Pope Benedict XVI presented with the new Mercedes-Benz M-Class based Popemobile. The new Popemobile has a reduced overall height to facilitate frequent transport by air, better standing height, improved space and larger glass panels.

Pope Benedict XVI presented with the new Mercedes-Benz M-Class based Popemobile.

2014 Subaru Forester crossover SUV grows in size, with two advanced AWD versions, CVT, X-Mode, SI-Drive and more.

Forth-generation Subaru Forester crossover SUV

All-new 4th gen. Toyota RAV4 compact crossover SUV: Larger with more flexibility, better torque distribution and safety systems.

All-new 4th gen. Toyota RAV4 compact crossover SUV

Third generation 2013 Mazda6 / Atenza midsize sedan and estate wagon bring i-ELOOP and Activsense with larger dimensions and more economical diesel and petrol engines.

2013 Mazda6 / Atenza

Market launch this June with 2.45 kg/hp and 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 3.6 seconds: the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coup� Black Series gets the 631hp AMG 6.2-litre V8 with the 7-speed AMG dual clutch transmission and standard ceramic brakes.

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coup� Black Series

Volvo testing C30 electric cars fully recharged in 90 minutes, with a quick 30-min. recharge sufficient to drive 80 km/50 miles.

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Designed for and built in Brazil, on the Renault-Nissan V-platform: Nissan EXTREM Urban Sports Car concept world debut at the 27th Sao Paulo International Motor Show.

Nissan EXTREM Urban Sports Car concept world debut at the 27th Sao Paulo International Motor Show

Aesthetic, technical and equipment enhancements for the 2013 Kia Sorento midsize sports utility vehicle.

2013 Kia Sorento midsize SUV

On sale in mainland Europe from early 2013: All-new 220 PS Volkswagen Golf GTi concept follows the 7th-generation compact hatch to Paris.

2013 Volkswagen Golf GTi concept

Deliveries of the all-new, 3rd generation start in March 2013: All-new SEAT Leon 5-door compact hatchback gets a rich list of standard equipment with advanced engines, gearboxes and technical options.

All-new, third generation SEAT Leon compact hatchback (5-door body)

New brand face with more standard equipment, from December 2012: New Toyota Auris compact 5-door hatchback at the 2012 Paris motor show with more version options including the full hybrid technology.

New Toyota Auris compact 5-door hatchback at the 2012 Paris motor show

BMW Concept Active Tourer Plug-in hybrid:
A clearer view of BMW's future premium compact MPV.

BMW Concept Active Tourer Plug-in hybrid.

Volvo V40 Cross Country at the 2012 Paris Mondial de l'Automobile: A compact alternative between hatchback and XC worlds.

Volvo V40 Cross Country

World premi�re at the 2012 Paris Motor Show: New smart forstars Sports Utility Coup� (SUC) with the smart BRABUS electric drive's motor.

smart forstars Sports Utility Coup� (SUC)

The base Golf version price does not change: All-new seventh-generation VW Golf gets larger dimensions, new engines, more advanced technology and equipment... but lighter.

All-new seventh-generation VW Golf

Its American Fusion sister goes on sale this fall: New Ford Mondeo brings to the midsize category adaptive full LED headlamps, MyFord Touch and more.

New Ford Mondeo

Meeting His Holiness' call for a sustainable development to safeguard Creation: Renault presents exclusively designed and built electric Kangoo Maxi Z.E. for Pope Benedict XVI.

Renault presents exclusively designed and built electric Kangoo Maxi Z.E. for Pope Benedict XVI.

All-new 2013 Nissan Sentra compact (C-segment, lower medium) sedan comes lighter with better fuel economy and higher levels of equipment.

2013 Nissan Sentra compact (C-segment, lower medium) sedan.

From 97,557 to 125,046 euros in Germany (incl. VAT and market-specific features): New 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 / 4 S Coup� and Cabriolet launched soon with the new Porsche PTM active all-wheel drive.

New 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 / 4 S Coup� and Cabriolet

World premi�re at the 2012 Paris motor show: 2013 Chevrolet Trax small crossover SUV to roll in 140 markets between late 2012 and spring 2013.

2013 Chevrolet Trax small crossover SUV

Rendez-vous at the 2012 Mondial de l'Automobile in Paris: 4th Generation of the twice "Car of the Year" Renault Clio brings larger cars technologies into a sporty French supermini.

4th Generation Renault Clio.

On Friday and Saturday July 6 and 7: Renault Twizy test drives at 10 Autolib� points in Paris, to familiarize the public with the city�s most plugged-in car.

Renault Twizy test drives at 10 Autolib� pick-up points in Paris

New SEAT Toledo compact family car gets longer dimensions and rear hatch, with VW's latest direct injection engines and 7-speed DSG option.

SEAT Toledo IV

Available in late summer fully-equipped from $49,800
All-new 2013 Toyota RAV4 EV with Sport and Normal modes: 0-60 mph in 8.6 or 7.0 sec. and top speed of 85 or 100 mph.

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In the markets this summer, from 21,600 euros in Germany: All-new Audi A3 premium compact 3-door hatchback gets lighter, larger inside and bigger luxury cars high-tech (1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - Dimensions).

2013 Audi A3 (third generation)

Romanian-made with European sales from late 2012 (1 - 2)
All-new Ford B-Max subcompact MPV to join its small Fiesta brother with "hidden" B-pillars and sliding rear doors to provide more than 1.5 metres of aperture for entry and exit.

All-new Ford B-Max small MPV

Six engines, from 109hp to 211hp... in dealerships this fall
Third generation Mercedes-Benz A-Class (W176) metamorphosis, from a small MPV to a bigger sporty premium compact car

A 180 CDI (W176)

6.3-l V12 with 730bhp: Ferrari F12berlinetta coup�, a more powerful successor of the 599 GTB. With the 7-speed F1 dual-clutch transmission and its closer gear ratios, acceleration time is 3.1 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph), 8.5 seconds for the 0-200 km/h (124 mph), on the way to a top speed of "over" 340 km/h (211 mph). More: 1 - 2 - preliminary specifications

Ferrari F12berlinetta coup�

280 Nm, 211 horsepower, 6-speed manual or 6-speed DSG and 9.5 seconds to open (11 to close) the electro-hydraulic fabric top: New four-seater Volkswagen Golf GTI convertible in Geneva this spring... on the road in summer

New 2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI cabriolet in Geneva

From the 2012 Geneva motor show to production in May: All-new Volvo V40 premium compact hatchback promises an exceptional density of high-tech in Scandinavian design

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SL AMG performance and design, from �157,675
New Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG roadster: 5.5-litre V8 twin-turbo: 537hp or 564hp, the choice is yours

New Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG roadster

New Peugeot 208 subcompact and 4008 compact crossover SUV join the 208 GTi and 208 XY concepts at the 2012 Geneva auto show in March

New Peugeot 208 subcompact and 4008 compact crossover SUV join the 208 GTi and 208 XY concepts at the 2012 Geneva auto show in March

World premi�res at the 82nd Geneva motor show
Opel Mokka sub-compact SUV and Astra OPC

Opel Mokka and Astra OPC at the 2012 Geneva motor show.

World debut at the 2012 Geneva auto show
New Kia cee�d five-door compact hatchback

2013 Kia cee'd

Mazda at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show:
Takeri mid-size concept car, the new CX-5 crossover, the i-ELOOP, SCBC, lighter resin materials, Skyactiv technologies and more... (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

Mazda Takeri mid-size concept car

82nd Geneva International Motor Show:
Aston Martin V12 Zagato: Limited production
Of 150 cars at GB�330,000 from autumn 2012

Aston Martin V12 Zagato at the 2012 Geneva International Motor Show

At the 2012 Chicago Auto Show:
Kia Track�ster concept: A high-performance view
Of an AWD, 250hp, three-door Soul- based coup�

Kia Track�ster concept

2012 Geneva International Motor Show:
All-new 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander midsize crossover on the roads from this summer

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Nissan Invitation concept car's world premi�re at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show before its European market launch in 2013.

Nissan Invitation concept car

New Fiat 500L crossover on the European roads this fall, after its world preview at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show in March.

New Fiat 500L crossover on the European roads this fall, after its world preview at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show in March

The two-seat MINI Roadster brings its "sixth sense" to a continually expanding range of creative luxury (1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7)

The two-seat MINI Roadster

Multiple automated  "car train" to reach four vehicles soon
Volvo Car Corporation tests with its partners the
SARTRE road train project with a three-car platoon.

Volvo Car Corporation tests with its partners the SARTRE road train project with a three-car platoon

On German roads in May, from 10,325 euros
New
VW 4-door up! in Europe by summer
Prices at 475 euros over the equivalent 2-door

New VW up! 4-door body

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