Nice idea! I know absolutely nothing about trains, but I do think it looks like a more modern design of the Virgin Pendolino/Super-Voyager model.
No idea, Enviro400Taco... I have seen that train somewhere before (I think it was a Transport Fever mod), but I have no clue as to what it is...Incorrect.
Here's another French one, with credit for the image going to philstephenrichards