Car News - : 2007

  • Koenigsegg CCXR

    03 June 2007 by Ben Whitworth

    Koenigsegg CCXR

    A green Koenigsegg? Surely some mistake? For those who find themselves a little underwhelmed by the 806bhp power output of CAR April's cover star, the Koenigsegg CCX, check out the new CCXR. Unveiled...

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  • Saab steps up green drive

    03 June 2007 by Mark Walton

    Saab goes bio-power crazy Saab is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year with a further push into the very topical biofuels arena, and Geneva showcases two new examples of the Swedes' growing...

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  • Smart ForTwo Brabus

    09 March 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Smart ForTwo Brabus: the lowdown With a third more power than the outgoing Brabus, the new ForTwo looks set to be quite a pocket rocket. The newcomer, unveiled at Geneva, packs a punchy 98bhp and has...

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  • Mercedes C-class shown

    09 March 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Mercedes Vision C220 Bluetec: the lowdown Mercedes' bigger, better and cleaner new C-class hogged centre stage at the DaimlerChrysler stand. The C is the bedrock of Merc's range and the company rolled...

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  • Lotus Exige GT3 and 2-Eleven

    08 March 2007 by Ben Whitworth

    Not one, but two hardcore Lotuses? Tell me more... Lotus pulled the wraps off two adrenalin-fuelled racers – the racetrack-biased 2-Eleven and the hardcore Exige GT3 (above). Based on last year’s GT3...

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  • Seat Altea Freetrack Concept

    08 March 2007 by Ben Barry

    What’s this, yet another crossover? Yes, what with the world going crossover crazy, Seat is the latest to jump on the bandwagon, unveiling the Altea Freetrack concept at Geneva – an important step as...

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  • Nissan X-Trail

    08 March 2007 by Gavin Green

    So, a brand new Nissan X-Trail. Or is it? It doesn’t look any different… Yes, it’s new – new body, new platform and some new engines. The only thing not different is the exterior style. Nissan is the...

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  • Renault Twingo and Clio Grand Tour

    08 March 2007 by Ben Whitworth

    French but sans le funky look A busy show stand for Renault – as well as unveiling its new Twingo city car, the French manufacturer pulled the wraps off a thinly disguised version of its upcoming Clio...

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  • Opel GTC Concept

    08 March 2007 by Gavin Green

    Looks good. But is it just some flight of fancy concept car with as much High Street relevance as one of Naomi Campbell’s more outrageous catwalk creations? Not at all. Believe it or not, the next...

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  • Lambo Superleggera

    08 March 2007 by Ben Whitworth

    Lighter, harder, faster - the Superleggera stuns Geneva If you think it looks good in these pictures, wait until you see it in the metal – from every angle, the Gallardo Superleggera looks phenomenal.

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  • Audi A5

    08 March 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Audi A5 heralds new A4 Audi's new A5 coupe will form the basis for the new A4 due to be launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show this autumn. Expect to see the two-door's sleek look transferred to the...

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  • Spyker C12 Zagato

    08 March 2007 by Ben Whitworth

    Add Italian design, German power and Dutch craziness, and you get this One look at the Spyker C12 Zagato and you know why they call the Dutch crazy. This limited edition run of 24 cars was built to...

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  • Mazda 2 and Mazda Hakaze

    08 March 2007 by Ben Whitworth

    Lighter and smaller - now there's a change Mazda drew in the Geneva crowds with two key show cars – its sprightly new Mazda 2 supermini and the radical Hakaze crossover concept. In a world that’s...

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  • Peugeot 207 Outdoor

    08 March 2007 by Ben Whitworth

    207 estate joins hatch and CC line-up Peugeot calls it the 207 Outdoor Concept. We call it the 207 SW estate, and it arrives here in July, minus the glitzy showcar bits. Based on the 207 chassis, the...

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  • Volvo V70 and XC70

    08 March 2007 by Ben Whitworth

    Bigger, safer, better. That'll be the new V70 Volvo unveiled two key new models at Geneva – the V70 estate and its faux-by-four sibling, the XC70. Key cars because despite the growing popularity of...

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  • Dodge Demon unveiled

    08 March 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Another motor show, another demonic Dodge That’s about the sum of it. Dodge has unleashed a tirade a different concept cars at recent motor shows and Geneva was no different. The evil-named Demon...

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  • Maserati GranTurismo unveiled

    08 March 2007 by Ben Barry

    So, one of the show’s biggest stars then? Absolutely. The world debut of the new Maserati GranTurismo was one of the show’s most eagerly awaited moments. The name goes back to Maserati’s road car...

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  • BMW M3 Concept

    08 March 2007 by Tim Pollard

    BMW M3 Concept

    BMW M3 Concept: the lowdown It's been scooped, spied and speculated about for months - but earlier today the covers finally slid off the new BMW M3... or the concept, at least. Yes, we'll have to wait...

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  • Mini Works unveiled

    08 March 2007 by Ben Barry

    Three new Minis shown at Geneva BMW unveiled several world-firsts at Geneva 2007: a Works kit for the new Mini, the entry-level One, and the new Mini Cooper D. The new Works option is an aftermarket...

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  • Skoda Fabia concept

    06 March 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Skoda looks to the Mini for Fabia body kit Expect to see some Mini-inspired styling cues on Skoda's new Fabia, taken from this concept car unveiled today at the Geneva show. Tucked in a corner...

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