Geneva Motor Show

Geneva Motor Show: Aston Martin Drops A Brick With Lagonda SUV Concept
Geneva Motor Show: Aston Martin Drops A Brick With Lagonda SUV Concept

Much of the auto world has forgotten about Lagonda--mostly because the brand hasn't cranked out anything on four wheels in nearly as many decades. But like Elvis and Valerie Bertinelli, Lagonda walks among us again--if you happen to be in Switzerland, that is. Aston Martin Lagonda (yes, that's the...Read More»

Trashin the fashions with Mr. Steve
Geneva Motor Show: Trashin' The Fashions With Guest Blogger Mr. Steve

Most car sites don't know what to do with auto show booth-babes. Either they ogle the women like sixth graders who've just found their dad's stack of Playboys (dads still read Playboy, right?), or the journalists get jittery about being politically incorrect and ignore the models altogether. In our...Read More»

Lamborghini Murciélago LP 670-4 SuperVeloce
2009 Geneva Motor Show Coverage

This year's 2009 Geneva motor show might go down as the glummest industry outing since, well, the 2009 Detroit auto show. But the pall hanging over the global auto industry's being dispelled little by little, as the world's automakers take the wraps off new concepts and real-world cars. Here's a...Read More»

Volkswagen Polo BlueMotion Concept
VW Polo BlueMotion: World's 'Most Efficient 5-Passenger Sedan'

As if its new Polo wasn't already extremely efficient, Volkswagen is displaying a concept BlueMotion variant of the small hatchback. Volkswagen heralds the Polo BlueMotion as "the most fuel-efficient five seater in the world" and touts a hybrid-killing 71 mpg. Likelihood of production, exclaims...Read More»

Aston Martin One-77
700 Hp Aston Martin One-77 Debuts At Geneva

Sexy and confident as Connery, but appropriately muscled up like Daniel Craig, Aston Martin's 007-mobile, a supercar dubbed One-77, makes its Geneva debut today. In the utmost proper British fashion, Aston claims the car "will be on display as an exposé throughout the show detailing the...Read More»

Kia cee\'d Hybrid
Kia cee'd Hybrid in Geneva: 49 mpg, 77 Lb-ft From Electric Motor

Kia is using the Geneva Motor Show to show a version of its cee'd car with a hybrid powertrain; it has produced a fleet of the hybrids for testing and evaluation in Europe. The cee'd Hybrid makes use of Kia's Gamma 1.6-liter four paired with a 15 kW AC electric motor, a CVT transmission, and Kia's...Read More»

Nissan Qazana Concept
Nissan Qazana Concept at Geneva: Return of the AMC Eagle?

Nissan confirms that it will build a produce a car based on this, the Qazana concept, at its Sunderland plant in the UK starting 2010. The Qazana is a tall four-door coupe with rear-opening rear doors in the vein of Toyota's FJ Cruiser, but without that vehicle's gargantuan blind spots or heavy...Read More»

Infiniti Essence concept
Geneva Motor Show: Infiniti Gets To The Essence

Among the many vehicles dropping trou in Geneva today, few are as highly anticipated as the Infiniti Essence concept. You might recall that Infiniti teased us with a detail shot a few weeks back, but of course, we couldn't tell much from one wee pic. (Not that we didn't try.) Today, the veil...Read More»

Ford iosis MAX concept
Geneva Motor Show: Ford iosis MAX Concept Looks So Cute When It's Angry

Ford is dropping its new iosis concept in Geneva--the eternally italicized iosis MAX--and we're kind of on the fence. Maybe you could help us out? On the outside, the iosis MAX looks like a reasonable continuation of the "kinetic design" cues defining previous iosis iterations. The grill is...Read More»

2010 Mazda3 MPS
Geneva Motor Show: Mazda Unzips The Mazda3 MPS

Mazda's unveiling a third version of its Mazda3 model in Geneva today: the snazzy, jazzy, 2010 Mazda3 MPS. In contrast to its siblings--the respectable Mazda3 sedan and C-segment-ish Mazda3 hatchback--the MPS seems geared toward enthusiasts and weekend tinkerers. In fact, given the added detail of...Read More»

2009 Volkswagen Polo
New Volkswagen Polo: Safety Up, Weight And Consumption Down

We told you earlier about the next-gen VW Polo billboard advertisement hanging above a Geneva Motor Show exhibition hall. Volkswagen has released details of its latest-generation Polo, a tiny hatchback its maker is calling one of the safest cars in the world. VW makes a big deal about the safety of...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Spark
2010 Chevrolet Spark Full Unveil Prior To Geneva Motor Show

Teased last month, official photos of the new Chevrolet Spark have now been released prior to its debut at the Geneva Motor Show. Check out a slideshow of the Spark by clicking here. In direct opposition to GM's quickly-dying bigger is better philosophy, the Spark is a true microcar, set to do...Read More»

VW Polo BillBoard Geneva Motor Show
Giant 2010 Volkswagen Polo Revealed in Geneva

In a surprising change of product planning it seems that Volkswagen has decided to make the 2010 Volkswagen Polo (fingers crossed that it makes it here on time) the largest car they have ever built.  It's over one story high and appears to be nearly 40 feet long according to the image displayed...Read More»

2010 Opel Ampera
2010 Opel Ampera: Headshot Unveiled Before Geneva Motor Show

What with all the protests and financial hoo-ha, Friday wasn't Opel's best day. Today, however, the company seems to have regained its footing--or at least it's got the common sense to put its worries aside and focus on what really matters: gussying up for the Geneva Motor Show. In doing so, the...Read More»

VW Polo BillBoard Geneva Motor Show
New Volkswagen Polo Makes Geneva Debut

A huge billboard rounding a curve on the exhibition hall housing the Geneva Motor Show features an advertisement for the new Volkswagen Polo. According to WorldCarFans, the new Polo is still a very small car, its length has been extended by slightly over one inch. Quality and feel of the new model...Read More»

Heidi Montag atop a Camaro
Link Love From The Car Connection: Mercedes Gullwing FAIL, GM's Aim Is Off, And Who Is This Heidi Montag Person Anyway?

Thursday is like an amuse-bouche: not quite Friday, but tantalizingly close. Here are some links to keep you occupied while we finish watching Top Chef on TIVO. Cue the sad trombone -- We don't often play the schadenfreude game around here, but it's hard not to go a little "Nelson Muntz" when we...Read More»

Audi TT RS
Audi TT RS: New Pics For Fans Of The Five

Last Friday we told you about Audi's new uber-powerful TT RS with - oddly enough - a five-cylinder turbocharged powerplant. But unlike fives of yore with their strangely-bleating sonics, Audi's new unit sounds ready to rumble (Audi provided a delicious audio clip of the TT RS idling, accelerating...Read More»

Bentley Continental Supersports
Bentley Continental GT Supersports Goes Green; Wait, What?

So here you have it, folks - even the purveyor of the gas hog six-and-three-quarters-liter V-8 is now joining the green movement. We showed you a tease of this new supercar a few weeks back, and speculated on just what Bentley would be doing underhood to arrive claims of greenness, but now we know...Read More»

2010 Kia Sorento SUV
2010 Kia Sorento Revealed In Sketches; Four Engines Available

Fans of the Kia Sorento SUV have something to get excited about: Kia just released new renderings of the 2010 model--dubbed the "XM"--and they're pretty darn tantalizing. The company leaked a single photo earlier this month, but it was dark and didn't give away much detail. In the sketches, though...Read More»

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