While not the outright performance flagship of the Volkswagen Golf brand, the new Golf R Cabriolet is likely to be the most expensive. Continue Reading...
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The next-generation of what is arguably Porsche’s most celebrated sports car, the GT3, is set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show next March. Continue Reading...
Swedish supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg makes really cool cars, there isn’t any arguing about it. The company uses so much carbon fiber in its cars that even the wheels, which are hollow, are made of the stuff on the higher-end Agera R model. Both the Agera and Agera R got a refresh and debuted Tuesday at… Continue Reading...
BMW‘s 1M coupe was a hot shot of a car, but the company didn’t keep it up. Now we’re left looking forward to the hot hatch that may replace it — the M 135i. Bavaria’s own tiny tire-burner-to-be is based on the 135i and it’s formidable 3.0-liter inline six cylinder guilty of giving more than… Continue Reading...
While America got to enjoy the global premiere of the new Acura NSX at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, the rest of the world will know it as the Honda NSX and the concept just made its European debut at the Geneva Motor Show. The Honda NSX Concept is essentially the same vehicle we saw… Continue Reading...
Those for whom the 429 hp SL550 just won’t cut it, Mercedes-Benz now offers a higher-performance AMG version of its all-new SL hardtop convertible. Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show this week, the SL63 AMG gets a 5.5-liter twin-turbo V8 and makes 537 hp, or an even more shocking 590 hp with an AMG Performance… Continue Reading...
Normally a leader when it comes to creating new segments in the auto business, BMW might just be last to the coupe-styled luxury sedan group, revealing the new 6 Series Gran Coupe at the Geneva Motor Show. Designed to take on the likes of the Mercedes CLS and Audi A7, this 6 Series iteration slots… Continue Reading...
Named after the Q Division from the James Bond films, Aston Martin launched its new bespoke vehicle customization service at the Geneva Motor Show. Using a matte-blue Virage Volante model with custom treatments for everything from the wheels to the interior, Q allows Aston clients to personalize their vehicle to a level not previously offered…. Continue Reading...
Featuring specific chassis tuning and a lowered, tighter suspension, plus Ford’s Torque Vectoring Control System and no fewer than three different stability control modes, the new Fiesta ST was flogged mercilessly around the infamous Nürburgring Nordschleife, during its development testing phase. Continue Reading...
The electric motors not only help deliver 369 lb-ft of torque, they also help the Megapixel achieve a very tight turning radius (nine feet), a valuable asset for a city car aimed at buyers in large urban centers. Continue Reading...
Audi debuted its A6 Allroad Quattro yesterday at the 2012 Geneva Auto Show to round off its line of A6 cars, though this variant is unavailable outside Europe. The car is available with four engine options: a 3.0L TFSI with 310-hp and 325 lb-ft of torque and three variants of the TDI powerplant produce 204-hp, 245-hp… Continue Reading...
Despite some of the lineup having off-road capability, Volkswagens in North America rarely sport off-road tires. The same isn’t true in Europe where the German automaker sells its Amarok pickup truck which has serious off-road prowess. VW chose the 2012 Geneva Auto Show to debut its Amarok Canyon concept, which is a beefed up version… Continue Reading...
There’s little doubt that the new BMW 6 Series makes for a more stylish grand tourer than its predecessor. Those chiseled features also help the new 2013 M6 a more muscular sports coupe, in keeping with its performance potential. With a 560-hp twin-turbo V8, a carbon fiber roof and optional carbon composite brakes, find out… Continue Reading...
The Volvo V40 small hatchback debuted at the Geneva Auto Show yesterday, but as we reported last week, it won’t be heading to the U.S. market. The stylish five-door featured a range of six engines, three gasoline and three diesel. The range-topping T5 gas engine actually gets as much torque as the most powerful diesel option… Continue Reading...
The world’s most fuel efficient SUV, the Volkswagen Cross Coupe TDI, just debuted at the 2012 Geneva Auto Show. For the first time, an automaker combined an electric hybrid drivetrain with a diesel engine, opening the door to two of the most effective and mass-produced fuel technologies working as one. As a result, Volkswagen claims… Continue Reading...
Along with exotic supercars from “conventional” brands like Ferrari and Lamborghini, the Geneva Motor Show is famous for more obscure models from marques like Koenigsegg and, of course, Pagani. Having recently unveiled the successor to the beautiful Zonda, the catfish-faced Huayra, Pagani used the Swiss venue to debut a carbon edition of that very car…. Continue Reading...
Given its official world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show, the third generation Porsche Boxster is all grown up. With a larger and lighter chassis, more powerful and efficient engines and an updated look, get all the details in our first look video below. GALLERY: 2013 Porsche Boxster Continue Reading...
Getting back to the 500L, it will go on sale in Europe this fall, powered by a choice of 1.4-liter regular and Twin Air four-cylinder engines, plus a 1.3-liter turbocharged MultiJet series II motor. Continue Reading...
Standing out, and for perhaps not all the right reasons, the Bentley EXP 9 F concept is a hard-to-miss debut at the Geneva Motor Show. Unveiled as part of the luxurious British brand’s expansion plans, it’s obvious that Bentley is thinking about growth in emerging markets like India and China with this potential new model…. Continue Reading...
The next-generation Mitsubishi Outlander has been unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, sporting an innovative new plug-in hybrid system with an electric all-wheel drive feature. The unveiling of the new Outlander also symbolizes the beginning of an all-new generation of vehicles from Mitsubishi, where the Japanese automaker hopes to become a greener and more global… Continue Reading...
Mixing exclusive luxury and thrilling performance, Maserati chose the 2012 Geneva Auto Show to debut its new GranTurismo Sport. A 4.7-liter V8 pushes the car with 460 hp and almost 384 ft-lbs of torque to a top speed of more than 184 mph. Getting there, according to the company, can be completely comfortable or sharply… Continue Reading...
Looking like it was chiseled from a solid piece of brushed aluminum, the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta has been officially unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show today. Quite possibly the most beautiful piece of automotive art work on display at the Swiss auto expo, its looks are matched only by its power with a 6.3-liter V12… Continue Reading...
The third variant of the world’s favorite Chevrolet has made its world debut at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. The Chevrolet Cruze station wagon will join the existing sedan and hatchback which together have sold more than 1-million globally since its launch in 2009. Unfortunately America won’t be watching creative commercials featuring the Cruze station… Continue Reading...
Infiniti is preparing to build a flagship performance car – or at least they’re thinking about it. Unveiled today at the Geneva Motor Show, the Infiniti Emerg-E is our first look at just what that halo model might be. Powered by twin-electric motors with a 3-cylinder range extender gasoline engine, Infiniti is promising some impressive… Continue Reading...