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...
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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...
Still powered by a 4.3-liter V8, tuning tricks and a less restrictive exhaust boost power by an extra 30 ponies, from 460 to a total of 490 metric horses. Torque stands at a meaty 372 lb-ft of torque. 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...
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...
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...
Audi officially unveiled its 2013 RS4 Avant today at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. The powerful-but-practical station wagon is powered by the same naturally-aspirated 4.2-liter V8 as the RS5 coupe, making 450 hp and 317 fl-lbs of torque. The car’s top speed is intentionally limited to 155 mph, though customers may request that be raised… Continue Reading...
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG roadster debuted today at the 2012 Geneva Auto Show, though it failed to steal attention from most of the crowd. The group favorite was the 2013 A Class lineup, but that didn’t stop us from having a little fan-time next to the brand’s new-and-improved SL 63 AMG, which is… 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...
Last year we heard news that Morgan was working on a high-performance electric car, and last month we heard news that the Plus E would be making its debut at the Geneva Motor Show. Now the Morgan Electric Plus E Concept has been revealed and is hoping to garner enough interest to make its way… 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...