Geneva motor show news

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  • Infiniti European range launched

    05 March 2008 by Ben Barry

    Infiniti FX50

    What’s new on the Infiniti stand at Geneva? Nissan’s upmarket Infiniti brand officially launched its European range in Geneva, essentially a slimlined and simplified interpretation of its...

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  • Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe unveiled

    05 March 2008 by Jonny Smith

    What’s new on the Rolls Geneva motor show stand? Just one car, but one enormous car with two doors and a hard roof: the Phantom Coupe is the final Roller to complete the Phantom range. It was never...

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  • Cadillac at Geneva

    05 March 2008 by James Foxall

    What’s new on Cadillac’s Geneva Motor Show stand? It was a festival of silver on the General Motors brand’s stand. But even combining anonymity in colour with gloomy lighting couldn’t hide the lack of...

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  • Mitsubishi Prototype-S at Geneva

    05 March 2008 by Jonny Smith

    What’s new on the Mitsubishi Geneva motor show stand? A whole family of Lancers. And finally, Lancers with strong memorable faces. The final (third) jewel playing centre stage in Mitsubishi’s crown is...

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  • Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4

    04 March 2008 by Ben Barry

    What’s new on the Lamborghini stand? The Gallardo LP560-4. The 560 stands for the 560ps (552bhp) that’s come courtesy of the all-new 5.2-litre V10 engine (previously 5.0-litre and 520bhp – and 20kg...

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  • Honda Accord at Geneva

    04 March 2008 by Gavin Green

    What’s new on the Honda stand? The big news is the all-new Accord. This is the eighth generation of Honda’s Mondeo. Trouble is, try as it might, Honda has never managed to tickle the taste buds of the...

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  • Citroen C5 Touring and Berlingo Multispace

    04 March 2008 by Ben Whitworth

    So what’s new on Citroen’s Geneva Motor Show stand? Citroen has gone in big with its new C5 Touring estate, which arrives in the UK in June, two months after the saloon’s debut. After the hideously...

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  • Nissan GT-R European debut

    04 March 2008 by Ben Whitworth

    What's new on Nissan’s Geneva Motor Show stand? Quite a lot actually. The GT-R stole the show when Nissan announced prices for its supercar slayer. There’ll be three models to choose from - the...

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  • Smart ForTwo Edition Limited Two

    04 March 2008 by Ben Barry

    What’s new on the Smart stand? The Edition Limited Two – hardly the most breathtaking world premiere on show. There’ll be 2000 made and owners will be treated to brown leather – ‘cognac brown’, says...

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  • Aston Martin at Geneva

    04 March 2008 by Ben Barry

    What’s new on Aston’s stand? Nothing. After a flurry of activity pre-Ford sale (V8 Vantage Roadster and DBS) and the recent V12 Vantage RS, it’s not surprising to find Aston Martin in something of a...

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  • Mercedes Vision GLK Bluetec hybrid

    04 March 2008 by Ben Barry

    What’s new on the Mercedes stand? Quite a confusingly long list when you include facelifts and revised engines. But the big story is the Vision GLK Bluetec hybrid, a concept SUV with a four-cylinder...

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  • VW Scirocco and eco models

    04 March 2008 by James Foxall

    So what's new on Volkswagen's Geneva Motor Show stand? By far the most exciting offering from VW was the production version of the new Scirocco. The good news is the firm has managed to combine the...

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  • Mini John Cooper Works

    04 March 2008 by James Foxall

    So what's new on Mini's Geneva Motor Show stand? It was all about John Cooper Works at Mini with the firm showing off the most powerful version yet of its car in hatchback and Clubman forms. Impact...

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  • Porsche Boxster RS 60 Spyder

    04 March 2008 by Ben Whitworth

    So what’s new on Porsche’ Geneva Motor Show stand? Not a lot, to be honest. There’s the enticing sounding RS 60 Spyder limited edition Boxster, which couldn’t be more of a disappointment if it tried.

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  • Volvo XC60 at Geneva

    04 March 2008 by Ben Whitworth

    So what’s new on Volvo’s Geneva Motor Show stand? It’s all about the new XC60 on the Volvo stand. Based on the V70/XC70 architecture – there’s no commonality with Ford’s new Kuga – the XC60 is...

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  • Ford Fiesta shown

    04 March 2008 by Ben Pulman

    What’s new on Ford’s Geneva Motor Show stand? The Fiesta of course. Both three and five-door versions of the supermini were on display, and both looked brilliant. Ford also showed off the facelifted...

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  • Geneva Motor Show 2008 A-Z

    28 February 2008 by Ben Pulman

    Click here for all the latest new cars and news from Europe's best car show with our handy A-Z. The CAR Online team has spent the past week in Switzerland for the 2008 Geneva Motor Show to serve up...

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  • 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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