Members of the press might recall Bentley’s seemingly senile speech about the rich owning falcons during the Geneva Motor Show in March, but it turns out that the ridiculous reference was a cheeky preview of the car’s real name. 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...
Along the same vein as the Fisker Karma, the plug-in hybrid Pininfarina Cambiano concept may receive the “go-ahead” for low-volume production. According to Pininfarina CEO Sergio Angori, “We are evaluating the potential for companies and private buyers interested in a high-performance, low-emission luxury model such as the Cambiano.” The Pininfarina Cambiano concept was first unveiled at… Continue Reading...
The Si trim moniker for various Honda models throughout its history has always symbolized increased performance. Short for “sport injected”, fans of the Civic body will remember generations of Si models as being the funnest to own and drive. Which is why it’s such a shame that the Honda Jazz Si that the Japanese automaker… Continue Reading...
Despite the tragic demise of the Saab brand, former Saab CEO Victor Muller isn’t going to quit just yet. Found wandering around the 2012 Geneva Motor Show during its first press day, Victor Muller announced, “I’m a reborn man!” Victor Muller elaborated upon the proclamation and revealed details to keep Spyker Cars, the Dutch hand-made… Continue Reading...
It may seem that Rolls-Royce only cared about its Phantom Series II debut at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, but the British luxury automaker had a bespoke, two-tone Ghost well hidden in their exclusive on-stand guest lounge. It was one of the first examples of a two-tone Rolls-Royce Ghost, a bespoke option that will be… 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...
The Peugeot 208 GTi concept, revealed at Geneva, plays heavily on the old 205 theme, not only in the side glass window treatment, but also the brushed aluminum appliqué on each rear quarter panel. 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...
It certainly deserves a spot on the list of Top 10 Geneva Motor Show cars. Many would also agree it also deserves the last possible spot. And so here it is, the Bentley EXP 9 F concept. Rather than a Continental GT styled swoopy looking crossover, Bentley’s SUV concept is big, bold and brutish, taking… Continue Reading...
One of the most iconic sports car brands in the world has to be AC cars. After all, it was their Ace model that a young Texan by the name of Carroll Shelby took a liking to back in the early 1960’s, added more power (and bulges) to it, and hence gave birth to the… 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...
An international auto show is a great opportunity for an automaker to introduce an all-new product to the public in order to gauge approval and reception. Oftentimes, these concept vehicles are near 70 percent of the finished product that the public should expect once it reaches the market. However, there are rare occasions where the… Continue Reading...
Easily one of the top chick cars of all time, the Volkswagen GTI Cabriolet is back. Not offered in the VW lineup for several generations, the latest cabrio has been unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. Keeping much of the GTI spirit but with significantly less testosterone, find out more about the car in AutoGuide’s… 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...
Other features include weight savings of some 100 kg and a 3.5-liter mid-mounted V6 that’s been tuned to deliver 444 horsepower, giving it one of the best power to weight ratios of any street going performance car. Lotus has said the F1 Team Evora GTE will be available in Europe by early summer. Continue Reading...
Changes included a revised front end with new front bumpers and full LED headlamp assemblies, plus the adoption of a ZF eight-speed automatic transmission and revised rear differential. 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...
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then we’d probably run out the dictionary on the extensive galleries below, showcasing the latest models from German luxury tuner Mansory. And if that’s not entirely true, we’d at least run out of adjectives trying to describe them. Somehow always able to one-up themselves, the team at… Continue Reading...