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Geneva motor show 2019 preview: full A-Z of every new car

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The 2019 Geneva motor show is just over a week away - and this year's expo is shaping up nicely with 150 world and European debuts promised. In this Geneva show preview we'll guide you through the most important new cars and launches you need to know about, covering everything from the new Renault Clio supermini and Mazda CX-4 to Honda's first electric car, a new Aston Martin Lagonda SUV and the newly open-topped Porsche 911.

Officially called the Geneva International Motor Show (or GIMS, for short), the Swiss show is traditionally held on neutral ground at the Palexpo Arena next to Geneva airport. This makes it an ideal stop-off for petrolheads who may be decamping to the Alps for a spot of spring skiing or passing through Switzerland on business. It's also ideal for a day trip from the UK, with the show halls just 10 minutes from the airport arrivals hall.

The Geneva auto show takes place from 7-17 March 2019, and we list ticket prices, opening hours and other practical information in our handy guide below. We'll be there on 5-6 March covering the international press days, so come back for our full package of news, reviews, intel and videos live from the show floor.

Stay tuned for more new cars, debuts and launches in our Geneva motor show preview guide. 

A-Z of all the new cars at the 2019 Geneva motor show

Geneva motor show 2019: prices, dates, opening hours and ticket details

Tuned Audi A6 3.0 TDI (above)  
Beefed-up Audi A6 with 330bhp and aero kit

B7  Newly facelifted 7-series gets the super-slick Alpina super-saloon treatment 

Lagonda All-Terrain Concept A new luxury electric SUV will be revealed in full, previewing DBX
Project 003 We're also hoping for some more news on Aston's third mid-engined hypercar

Q4 e-Tron concept  New, smaller mini e-Tron SUV is confirmed for Geneva 2019
TT RS  Facelifted five-cylinder gets motor show debut 

Bentayga Speed  
The world has a new fastest SUV - and it's British!
Blower centenary (below)
Crewe has teased a 'Blower' special to mark its 100th birthday

X7  Main global motor show debut for the new range-topping BMW SUV
7-series facelift  That front grille swollen by 40% is only half the facelift story 

Chiron Sport 110 Ans  
French flavour for 110th anniversary blow-out Bug hypercar 

Centenary concept car  How better to blow out 100 candles than with a future-gazing concept?
Citroen Ami One concept Dinky concept is mobility problem solver 

Formentor The first standalone model from the Seat offshoot 

No show  
Blue Oval is swerving the 2019 Geneva motor show

British niche sports car manufacturer to take on the big guns 

Honda Urban EV: the near-production prototype will be at Geneva 2019

Urban EV (above)  Remember that cutesy electric city car? It's gearing up for production... 

No show  
No Jag - or sister brand Land Rover - at this year's Swiss show

Electric concept  
We's see more of this Tesla rival from the Koreans 

Huracan Evo  How to upgrade the entry-level Lambo? With a new Evo edition, obvs

No show  
Nowt from Land Rover this spring; new Defender due later in 2019 

LC Convertible  
European debut for new roofless LC soft-top - still a concept for now
RC F Track Edition  Another Euro debut for the M3 from the East. Hold on tight! 

Mazda CX-4: a teaser for now, see it for real at the 2019 Geneva car show

CX-4 (above)  First look at the new crossover to slot betwixt CX-3 and CX-5. Could it be electric?
MX-5 30th Anniversary  Just 600 bright orange special roadsters are coming to the UK 
3 hatchback  European debut in Geneva for the latest Golf basher from Japan

720S Spider  Roofless Macca due to make its world debut in Switzerland

CLA Shooting Brake  
More wagony profile for the next member of the A-Class family
GLC facelift  Mid-life update to popular premium mid-sized SUV
Facelift time for the big Benz car-van. And there'll be an electric one - the EQV - too 

Engelberg Tourer Concept  
New study for the next-gen SUVs and plug-in Mitsubishis 
ASX  New look, extra tech for the most compact Mitsu crossover on sale today 

'Wide Body' sports car (below)  New-tech, sportiest Morgan yet is due to make appearance at Geneva

Morgan Wide Body sports car spied on test

New concept car  No word on what, but a new concept is promised in Geneva
Leaf Nismo RC  European debut for electric Leaf racing car

Major world debut for the all-new 208 supermini  

Battista  A typically swanky launchpad for Automobili Pininfarina's first inhouse launch 

2  First real sight of the new-for-2019 second Polestar - and this one is full EV

911 Cabriolet (above)  New 992-era Pork chops its top at the 2019 Geneva motor show 
718 Cayman/Boxster T  Back-to-basics, less-for-more sports cars new for 2019 

Clio  New Mk5 supermini is the big news over on the Renault stand in Geneva

Concept  We hear a show car look ahead to the next-gen small hatchback is due 

Vision iV  A better look at the forthcoming electric crossover Chez Skoda
Kamiq (below)
 World debut of the smallest Skoda SUV yet - the new Arona-alike Kamiq

Skoda Kamiq: world debut at Geneva car show

Korando  Expect the new 2019 SUV to challenge the Qashqai and other crossovers 

e-Boxer hybrids  
Scooby catches up with the zeitgeist with new e-Boxer powertrains 

Supra  Crossing the Pond, the new sports car will make its Euro debut at Palexpo 

No show  
PSA's new acquisition is skipping this year's Geneva show 

ID Beach Buggy concept (below)  Yes, they really are about to showcase an electric Meyers Manx buggy!
Passat A techier, slightly sharpened exec will make its debut in Geneva this year

No show  
The Swedes are swerving the 2019 Geneva car show – but their Polestar siblings are not. 

Volkswagen ID Beach Buggy - electric cars veer off road!

Practical information about the Geneva motor show 2019

Where is the Geneva motor show held?  Palexpo Arena, Route François-Peyrot 30, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex, Geneva, Switzerland
Geneva motor show dates:  7-17 March 2019
Opening times: 10.00am-8.00pm Monday-Friday, 9.00am-7.00pm Saturday-Sunday
How much are Geneva motor show tickets?  Adults CHF 16, children 6-16 and pensioners CHF 9, children under six free with adult
Discounts and deals: Arrive after 4pm to get half-price tickets, group tickets for 20+ visitors cost CHF 11 a head
Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) website: https://www.gims.swiss/en/

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