► Geneva motor show 2018 guide
► A-Z of all the new cars, world debuts
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The 2018 Geneva motor show is less than a fortnight away. Widely regarded as the most glamorous show on the motoring calendar, the 2018 Geneva motor show will once again be held at the huge Palexpo Arena in Switzerland – and it’s shaping up to be another bumper year for new car launches and world debuts. From the new Toyota Supra concept to the recently released Ferrari 488 Pista, there’ll be lots of new metal on show.
In this article, we round up all the important new cars expected at the Swiss car expo and all the dates you need to know about. Owing to the fast-paced nature of announcements around this time, we’ll be updating this list regularly in the days before the doors open on the international media days of Tuesday 6 March and Wednesday 7 March 2018.
CAR magazine will be reporting live from the Geneva International Motor Show 2018 and will have a team of journalists on the ground to react to the dozens of world premieres and major launches of new cars. So, if you want all the latest news, videos, gossip and reviews beamed straight from the show floor, make sure you bookmark this page.
When is the 2018 Geneva motor show?
The Geneva auto show is open to the public from 8-18 March 2018 and - being a short stroll from the city's main airport - it's an easy day trip from the UK, or indeed a handy excursion on your way to or from a ski holiday in the Alps. Read on for our full A-Z guide of what to expect at this year's exhibition. For further information about Geneva motor show tickets, dates and location, check out our handy guide below.
Every new car revealed at the 2018 Geneva motor show: an A-Z preview guide
Vantage Motor show debut for new V8 entry-level sports car
A6 New four-door expected at the Geneva motor show this spring
E-Tron All-electric SUV won't be at the show - but will be testing publicly on roads outside
Bentayga V8 Downsized SUV due to appear at Geneva show - plus a PHEV is mooted
2-series Active Tourer Modest mid-life facelift for the Two MPV range
X4 We've seen the new X3; now it's the turn of the slammed, coupe-a-like SUV
C4 Cactus (below) Newly refreshed, duller, Airbumpless Cactus is coming soon
New model New standalone sporting brand from Seat makes its show debut in March
488 Pista Go-faster Speciale/GTO-apeing version of the 488 revealed in the metal at Geneva
Tipo Sport A warmed-up version of the cheap 'n' cheerful family car is due
Edge All-round facelift and mid-life pep-me-up, plus ST Line spec arrives (but no full-fat ST)
Ka+ Active (below) 2018 model year refresh for Ford's smallest - plus an Active crossover-look model
2018/2019 car New car will be revealed in the flesh, and we should get some more performance specs, too.
Electric saloon concept Italian-designed EV uses 'Internet of Things' tech
Concept car New show car is likely at the Swiss car show
Kona Electric A midi-crossover EV is confirmed for the 2018 Geneva motor show
Santa Fe Next-gen SUV has 'Smart Sense' suite of assistance tech
i-Pace No longer a concept - Switzerland ushers in the world debut of the production electric SUV
Wrangler European debut for the Wrangler SUV at Geneva
Ceed (below) New, third-gen Ceed hatchback family is the big news on the Koreans' stand at Palexpo
Range Rover SV Coupe 70th anniversary two-door Rangie confirmed for 2018 Geneva motor show
Baby SUV Not yet confirmed, but word is that a smaller Lexus crossover based on UX concept is due
6 range Updates to the 6 family due in Switzerland: world debut for the 6 Wagon, Euro debut for saloon
Vision Coupe Another chance to see glorious slinky coupe, hinting at new design direction for brand
Kai Concept Could this turn into the next Mazda 3? We think so...
P15 Senna Extreme Ultimate Series McLaren blasts back - and it's named after an F1 great
A-class The new A-class hatchback family will make its world debut at the Geneva motor show
C-class facelift First look at the scrubbed-up C-class compact exec range
G63 AMG You saw the new G-wagen in Detroit - here comes the red-hot sporty one
AMG GT Coupe (below) World debut of AMG's standalone sports car with a hint of CLS about it
Hatchback and Convertible Nip and tuck for 2018 Mini range - with Union Flag taillamps, too!
Aero GT The Aero 8 is being wound down in Malvern; meet its succesor, a retro-styled sports car
508 French slicker turns into five-door fastback, à l'Arteon and others
HK GT Concept Pininfarina's partnership with Hong Kong tech firm bears more fruit
911 GT3 RS The purists' choice is back at Geneva with the even more hardcore GT3
Concept Two A second electric car from Rimac is expected in Switzerland this March
Ateca Cupra Revved-up performance crossover likely at Geneva - we've already scooped it here
Cupra brand Spanish car maker spins off Cupra as standalone brand to rival Abarth, DS
Fabia facelift (above) Skoda's perennial hatch goes under the knife for Geneva show with light nip/tuck
Vision X concept New baby SUV from Skoda previewed in lime green concept form
Fortwo EQ The electric Smart is back, with a planned world debut in Geneva
Supra New racing concept to be unveiled, and signals launch of production car
V60 First look at the new mid-sized Volvo estate due at the Geneva auto show 2018
New hypercar Zenvo returns with all-new carbonfibre hypercar
Practical information about the Geneva motor show 2018
Where is the Geneva motor show held? Palexpo Arena, Route François-Peyrot 30, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex, Geneva, Switzerland
When is the Geneva motor show? 8-18 March 2018
Opening times: 10.00am-8.00pm Monday-Friday, 9.00am-7.00pm Saturday-Sunday
How much are Geneva motor show 2018 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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