geneva auto show 2009

Ferrari 599XX Makes U.S.-Debut Ahead of New York Auto Show

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Ferrari 599XX Makes U.S.-Debut Ahead of New York Auto Show
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While Ferrari doesn’t techniclly participate in the New York Auto Show, that doesn’t mean they aren’t going to grab some of the limelight, hosting a private event at the Italian automaker’s ritzy Park Avenue dealership. (As though there are any Ferrari dealerships that aren’t ritzy…) Making their U.S-debuts were the 599 HGTE and the truly… Continue Reading...

Infiniti Essence Concept Shelved

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Infiniti Essence Concept Shelved
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We’re sorry to report that Infiniti’s breathtakingly beautiful Essence Concept will not see production, this according to a company spokesman. The Essence Concept was unveiled at the 2009 Geneva Auto Show and took everyone by surprise as rumors had circled that the vehicle was to be yet another crossover. With a true grand touring look… Continue Reading...

Volkswagen to Bring Two Polo Models to the U.S. in 2011

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Volkswagen to Bring Two Polo Models to the U.S. in 2011
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As we have previously reported, Volkswagen will bring it’s sub-compact Polo to the U.S. but not until 2011. Even more surprising is that the vehicle won’t be the same one that was just unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show. According to a Automotive News report (soured on AutoBlog) the 2011 Polo will come to the… Continue Reading...

Suzuki Swift Sport Anniversary Edition

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Suzuki Swift Sport Anniversary Edition
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While Suzuki’s Geneva Auto Show press conference concentrated on the launch of the new Alto model, we spotted another premiere that we’d much rather have. It’s no supercar (this is Suzuki after all) but it’s one hot-hatch – the Swift Sport Anniversary Edition. Made to celebrate the company’s 100 years in existence, the Swift Sport… Continue Reading...

Renault Delivers New Mégane Renault Sport

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Renault Delivers New Mégane Renault Sport
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After recently launching the new Mégane model, Renault brought its powerful sibling, the Mégane R.S. (Renault Sport) to the Geneva Auto Show.  Powered by a new 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, the R.S. makes 250hp at 5500 rpm and 251 ft-lbs of torque at 3000 rpm. This is an increase of 20hp and 29.5 ft-lbs of… Continue Reading...

Peugeot RC HYbrid4 Concept: A Shockingly Beautiful Mid-Engine Hybrid Sedan

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Peugeot RC HYbrid4 Concept: A Shockingly Beautiful Mid-Engine Hybrid Sedan
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If only this car were available? Who wouldn’t cancel their Panamera order to get one? At the Geneva Auto Show, French carmaker Peugeot unveiled what might just be the best looking hybrid ever. The RC HYbrid4 Concept is a grand touring sedan, with the engine located at the rear of the car and the electric… Continue Reading...

Kia No. 3 Concept: Basic Transportation With An Aggressive Edge

Kia No. 3 Concept: Basic Transportation With An Aggressive Edge
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Kia is a brand that is looking to distinguish itself. When the company recently unveiled the Soul, it made functionality fun and now with the debut of the No. 3 Concept at the Geneva Auto Show, the Korean manufacturer intends to make basic transportation sporty and aggressive. Created at Kia’s Design Centre Europe, under Chief Designer… Continue Reading...

Spyker Unveils Stunning New Model: C8 Aileron

Spyker Unveils Stunning New Model: C8 Aileron
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The Geneva Auto Show, due to its prominence on the international auto scene as well as the high net worth of the citizens of Switzerland, is always filled with all sorts of rare exotic car manufacturers. One such manufacturer is the Dutch company Spyker. The name Spyker isn’t exactly a household one, but the company… Continue Reading...

Ferrari 599 HGTE World Premiere

Ferrari 599 HGTE World Premiere
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Ferrari chose the Geneva Auto Show to not only unveil the track oriented 599xx but also to debut a more performance-oriented version of the 599 GTB for the street. The 599 Handling GTE (or HGTE) 599 takes the standard 599 to a new level with several small tweaks that will make it a more invigorating… Continue Reading...

Maserati GranTurismo S Gets Automatic Transmission

Maserati GranTurismo S Gets Automatic Transmission
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True to their word, the folks at Maserati unveiled the new Gran Turismo  S Automatic at the Geneva Auto Show. The Italian luxury brand did, after all, say that it would unveil one new model at each international auto show. While adding an automatic transmission may not seem like much, until now those who opted… Continue Reading...
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