1 In 898 it was opened for the first time on the' Terrace of the Jardin des Tuileries 'and attracted around 140,000 visitors with 232 vehicles. 110 years later, in autumn 2008, 1,432,972 visitors were counted at the Paris Motor Show, a new visitor record in the exhibition halls.
Mercedes shows the B-Class, BMW the Z4
The Paris Motor Show is not just a “home game” for French automobile manufacturers such as Citroën, Peugeot and Renault. The German, Asian and American car manufacturers also regularly show their premieres to an international audience. The petrol motor vehicles by the German engineers Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler were also represented at the Paris Motor Show from the start.ZX0=-> <! - CACHEABLE ->
The Paris Motor Show 2018 too remains true to this tradition. Mercedes is showing the new B-Class, Porsche is presenting the Macan facelift, BMW is bringing the Z4 to the Seine and Audi is likely to see the A1 and various other new models. As one of the highlights, Peugeot is showing the e-Legend, a study based on the legendary 504 Coupé with a huge screen in the footwell!
Eleven brands are missing in Paris
However, the importance of is currently decreasing Auto-measure strong. Some car manufacturers present their innovations at their own events in the course of the year, so that they are only exhibited as public premieres at car trade fairs. This is also what Porsche is currently doing with the new 911 of the 992 series. Other car manufacturers stay away from the 2018 Paris Motor Show - a total of eleven brands. Bentley and Bugatti are no longer exhibiting at the Mondial de l’Automobile in addition to Mazda, Ford, Subaru, Mitsubishi and Nissan as well as Infiniti, Opel, Volvo and the VW brand.