Geneva 2010: Porsche 918 Spyder Concept Gets 78-MPG, Is Faster Than a Carrera GT

Tomorrow Porsche will unveil what it calls the 918 Spyder Concept, a plug-in hybrid that gets 78 mpg and can lap Germany’s famed Nürburgring in less that 7 minutes and 30 seconds. Yup, faster than a Carrera GT. This info is, of course, theoretical.

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Geneva 2010: Lamborghini LP570-4 Superleggera Is Our Kind of Encore

True to the rumors, Lamborghini has launched a new high-performance version of the LP560 and it does get the Superleggera name. Officially called the Gallardo LP570-4 Superleggera, it takes after the original in applying a light-weight philosophy to the exotic bull.

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Geneva 2010: TechArt Concept One and GTStreet R World Premieres

With most of the German tuning companies in attendance at the Geneva Auto Show, we were able to get a good look at most of their creations before the show officially kicks off tomorrow (March 2nd). Along with the more typically-TechArt GT Street R, it was interesting to look at the Porsche tuner’s Panamera-based Concept One.

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Geneva 2010: Pagani Zonda Tricolore, Even More Stunning in the Blue-Tinted Carbon Fiber Flesh

We ogled over the photos when Pagani announced its limited edition Zonda Tricolore model last week and, as expected, it looks even more impressive in it’s blue-tinted carbon fiber flesh. A salute to the the Frecce Tricolore, Italy’s famous air force acrobatics team, this special edition special Zonda supercar is based on the Zonda Cinque. It uses a special carbon-titanium weave for the body, which has been coated in a special clear blue lacquer. In addition it gets the red, white and green stripes of the Italian flag pinstriped up the front of the car.

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Geneva 2010: Mitsubishi ASX (Outlander Sport) Debuts in Geneva

Mitsubishi displayed the new ASX at the Geneva Auto Show. Leaked photos made their way online last week but we’ve got live images of the crossover, expected in North America as the Outlander Sport.

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Geneva 2010: Jaguar XKR Special Edition Comes With Two Option Packs

Jaguar unveiled a special edition of the XKR at the 2010 Geneva Auto Show.

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Geneva 2010: Ferrari 599 Hybrid Concept Dubbed Vettura Laboratorio HY Kers

We still don’t know much about it, but we do know its name… sort of. The 599 hybrid, sitting on display at the Geneva Auto Show, is accompanied by the title Vettura Laboratorio HY Kers. Details of the matte-green hybrid Ferrari (ever thought you’d heard those words in the same sentence?) are still scarce, but the name says a lot about the car.

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Geneva 2010: Nissan Juke World Premiere

With Nissan set to introduce its new global small car at the Geneva Auto Show tomorrow and the press conference schedule a tight squeeze, the Japanese automaker decided that no formal debut of its new Juke crossover was necessary. As a result, we’ve been able to get a good look at this oddly styled model which Nissan has announced will be offered in North America later this year.

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Geneva 2010: Carlsson's SL65 Black Series C25 Supercar Takes Tuning to the Next Level

In Germany, many tuners are actually registered as automakers, due to the fact that their parts have to undergo the same strict testing as production cars and the fact that what they are capable of can hardly just be classified as “tuning.” There’s no better example of this than the C25 – a new bespoke supercar from Carlsson, based on the Mercedes SL65 AMG Black Series.

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Geneva 2010: Toyota FT-86 Concept… Still A Concept

Despite rumors that the Toyota FT-86 Concept would debut at the Geneva Auto Show in production form, it appears as though that isn’t the case. As the very first thing show-goers will see when they enter Hall 4 at Europe’s most prestigious motor show, its obvious the importance that Toyota places on this vehicle – a model that could help rebrand the Japanese automaker while giving it some much-needed positive PR.

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Geneva 2010: ABT Sportsline Audi R8 GTR Uncovered

There’s an embargo on all the details surrounding ABT Sportsline’s G8 GTR supercar, but we were able to snap some photos of the wild machine uncovered a day ahead of its official debut at the Geneva Auto Show.

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Geneva 2010: MINI Countryman First Live Photos

MINI was supposed to introduce its new Countryman at the Geneva Auto Show but leaked photos of the crossover forced the company to release pictures and details in January.

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Geneva 2010: Lotus Elise Gets Sharpened Look for 2011

On display for the first time at the Geneva Auto Show is the 2011 Elise, which has been given a mild work-over to help keep it looking fresh. Upgrades for both the standard Elise and Elise SC include revised body work with a new rear bumper, engine cover and a more aggressive front clamshell. The new design certainly looks like the work of Lotus design boss and former Ferrari designer Donato Coco. The 2011 models will also stand out thanks to the use of LED lighting for the headlights and signal indicators.

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Geneva 2010: Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid Concept World Premiere

It’s not scheduled to debut until tomorrow, but we’ve managed to snap a few pics of the Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid concept car on display at the Geneva Auto Show. Based on the new Evora, it makes  roughly 400-hp thanks to a complex setup that includes the tiny Lotus range extender engine.

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Geneva Preview: Volkswagen CrossPolo Adds Tough Exterior to Sporty Hatch

Joining the sporty Polo GTI model at the 2010 Geneva Auto Show will be the crossover-styled CrossPolo. With new front and rear bumpers, side skirts and fender flares, all in a black plastic, the sporty hatch gets a rugged off-road look. To complete the look it also gets some roof rails, as well as some 17-inch wheels.

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