The most significant concept cars already presented at Geneva, Frankfort and Tokyo were present. Just as fashion houses show their collection in Paris, so car makers unveiled their new creations.
A transparent structure of 4,000m2 was erected to host the exhibiting of concept cars
Some “Grand Prizes” were awarded by the jury led by Alain Prost and Anne Ascensio
• The most beautiful concept car was awarded to BMW CS concept (Mazda Ryunga, Mercedes F700, Citroen C5-Escape)
• The Grand Prize of design was awarded to Mazda design
• Laguna was awarded the most beautiful car of the year before Fiat 500 and Mercedes C Class)
Common position of some designers present at the festival was that headlamps and rearlamps are symbolizing the aesthetic approach of the concept car and participate at the personality of the car