Jaguar has just unveiled their XF Sportbrake wagon at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, but Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralph Speth is already speaking about the future of the British automaker. According to the CEO, the rumors of a new, baby Jaguar will come to an end at the upcoming 2012 New York International Auto… Continue Reading...
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Utilizing a development of Nissan’s new Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) drivetrain, the Hi-CROSS combines a 2.0-liter gas four-cylinder engine with an electric motor and compact lithium ion battery system. The result is said to provide the performance of a 2.5-liter motor with the fuel economy and emissions of a much smaller engine. Continue Reading...
Mercedes-Benz revealed its refreshed 2013 A Class lineup today at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show to an enthusiastic mob of gawkers and dignitaries. The scene was something you might normally expect around an outrageous car like the Lamborghini Aventador J, but it wasn’t. Instead, the Euro folk were jazzed about Mercedes’ new line of small… Continue Reading...
M Division BMWs make their mark on the performance segment — hands down, but often at the expense of style, some would argue. Arguments be damned, BMW is doing its best to alleviate that concern with the 2013 M6 coupe, unveiled today at the 2012 Geneva Auto Show. The long-bodied M coupe offers a sleek,… Continue Reading...
The 2013 BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe made its public debut today at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. The four-door coupe is a first for the brand with a unique shape that features unusually flat proportions for a sedan, hence the “coupe” name. Under the hood, BMW offers a range of powerful engine options starting with… Continue Reading...
Nissan’s Invitation Concept ,unveiled in Geneva could lead to that car, though as Andy Palmer, Nissan Executive Vice President stated, the Invitation was conceived very much with Europe in mind and will be built at the automaker’s facility in Sunderland, UK. Continue Reading...
You don’t get much more extreme than a completely open top Lamborghini Aventador. And as far as cars go you don’t get much more expensive than $2.1 million. Those are just a few of the features of the new Aventador J, Lambo’s newest and rarest supercar. Unveiled today at the Geneva Motor Show, get all… Continue Reading...
After seeing spy photos and leaked photos of the new Jaguar XF Sportbrake over the last few months, the real deal has finally been unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. As expected, the station wagon variant of the Jaguar XF is as beautiful in the flesh as it is in photos. In fact, the XF Sportbrake… Continue Reading...
The V12, which di Montezemolo described as for “a new generation”, is an evolution of that first seen in the FF, but has been tuned to produce more power – a walloping 730 hp, while helping the F12 deliver up to 30 percent better fuel economy. Continue Reading...
The Audi TT RS plus made its public debut today at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, giving us our first look at the 360-hp sport coupe. Offered with a 6-speed manual mated to a 2.5-liter TFSI inline four that also makes 343 lb-ft of torque, the TT RS plus takes Audi’s small sports car to… Continue Reading...
Volkswagen debuted its GTI Cabriolet today at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, giving the world its first look at the transformed car. Little is really different with the convertible GTI, aside from the market appeal it will garner with the topless shenanigans. It’s still powered by the same 2.0-liter turbo four cylinder that makes 210 hp and… Continue Reading...
With the recent launch of the Prius c sub-compact hybrid in North America and its European counterpart, the Yaris Hybrid, Toyota is looking at bringing its gasoline-electric technology further down-market. Looking like a tiny minivan that’s fading off in the distance, the FT-Bh (unveiled today at the Geneva Motor Show) takes Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive… Continue Reading...
Hyundai‘s new i-oniq concept was officially unvieled today at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, shedding light on the brand’s future technology inside and out. The i-oniq is best thought of as a canvas for Hyundai to show its future technologies off rather than a car with a chance of ever being built. At just over… Continue Reading...
Audi unveiled the 2013 A3 hatchback at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show today, showcasing a lighter and more efficient version of the company’s small three-door car, despite remaining almost exactly the same size. The car will be available with two TFSI engines or a turbo diesel. All three engines were newly developed for the car… Continue Reading...
The stunning EMERG-E concept is Infiniti’s first ever exploration into the idea of a such a vehicle and incorporates a mid-mounted driveline with dual electric motors that enabled it to accelerate from 0-60 mph in around four seconds and from 0-130 mph in around 30. Continue Reading...
At present the convertible Evoque is merely a concept, a design study to gauge public response, though the way the automotive industry is these days, with more and more niche products appearing, don’t be surprised if you see it showing up on Rodeo Drive or South Beach a few years from now. Continue Reading...
America aside, Bentley’s new SUV concept is an ostentatious look at a future SUV from the prestigious British brand targeted specifically at “emerging markets.” There’s an increasing demand for extra pricey SUVs from countries like China, Brazil and India, as well as some traditional SUV hot spots like Russia and the Middle East. That said, considering… Continue Reading...
Toyota may have a history in sports cars, but it’s not exactly the most impressive resume. So when the GT 86 (Scion FR-S) was announced and Toyota started explaining its heritage it was hard not to be a bit skeptical. Seeing the GT 86 on stage next to the rear-drive hard-top 2000 GT, however, and… Continue Reading...
Earlier today, we reported that Brabus introduced an all new Bullitt C-Class coupe. Packing 800-hp from a heavily retuned V12, the Brabus Bullitt eclipses the output of the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series by nearly 300-hp. Having made its name with “big-power” creations, Brabus is known to go “tiny-tunes” with the Smart Fortwo as well…. Continue Reading...
The Bentley Continental GTC V8 Convertible will make its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show tomorrow, and will be a drop top version of the GTC V8 we saw in Detroit two months ago. The GTC is powered by a 4.0L twin turbocharged V8 which makes 500 hp and 487 lb. ft. of torque…. Continue Reading...
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Lexus leaked images of its updated RX 450h CUV ahead of the Geneva Auto Show this year, but we were there beforehand to catch some early photos. Exact details on the new RX line aren’t clear yet, but we know from looking at the new crossover that, as is the same with other updated Lexus… Continue Reading...
As an enthusiast oriented vehicle, the option of six-speed manual or automatic transmissions and a traction control system that can reportedly be turned off completely, should make it quite a ball to drive. Continue Reading...
Ahead of the official Geneva Auto Show unveil tomorrow, we managed to catch an example of Aston Martin‘s new “Q” bespoke service between polishings. It offers Aston customers an unprecedented level of customization including this Virage Volante finished with a bespoke satin Mariana Blue with new diamond turned wheels. Until now, the special British sports car had only appeared… Continue Reading...
It’s the first, but it most certainly won’t be the last. Known for its wild aero kits, Swiss-tuner Fab Design has unveiled an excessively-styled version of the new McLaren MP4-12C supercar. Scheduled to make its official reveal tomorrow during the opening press day of the Geneva Motor Show, we’ve obtained a selection of shots prior… Continue Reading...