Geneva Auto Show

  • Aston Martin Vanquish Vision concept

    The 2019 Geneva International Motor Show has come and gone, and it was another bumper year especially for performance fans. There were supercars and hypercars galore, and one of our favorites was the Aston Martin Vanquish Vision Concept, which previews the new mid-engine Vanquish coming early next decade to challenge the Ferrari F8 Tributo and McLaren 720S. The F8 Tributo also made its world debut in Geneva. The car replaces the 488 GTB in the Ferrari fold and is essentially the 488 Pista in a new wrapper. We're talking 710 horsepower of grunt, a 0-60 mph time of less than 3.0 seconds, and a...

  • New Stratos
    New Stratos arrives in production guise, classic livery at 2019 Geneva auto show

    First unveiled in 2010, the New Stratos brought one of the most iconic rally car designs into the modern era. The project was the dream of Michael Stoschek, a German billionaire with a love of rally cars of the original Lancia Statos' era. He commissioned Pininfarina to build the modern car, which...

  • 2020 Audi e-tron Sportback prototype
    Audi rolls out e-tron Sportback prototype at 2019 Geneva auto show

    A prototype for Audi's e-tron Sportback was rolled out on Tuesday at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show, previewing the automaker's next electric car. The e-tron Sportback is a coupe-like version of the e-tron crossover SUV that went on sale for 2019. The more rakish e-tron Sportback is...

  • Piech Mark Zero concept
    Piech family member starts car brand, plans electric sports car with 5-minute charging

    A Swiss firm by the name of Piech used this week's 2019 Geneva International Motor Show to present the Mark Zero sports car concept. Piech was founded by Rea Stark Rajcic and Anton Piech, the latter a son of former Volkswagen Group patriarch Ferdinand Piech, and the company has ambitious plans to...

  • Italdesign DaVinci design concept
    Italdesign DaVinci concept is automotive art ready for an automaker

    The Italian automotive design and engineering firm Italdesign made a splash at the 2019 Geneva International Auto Show on Tuesday with the reveal of its latest creation: an all-electric GT design concept. Think of it as an even prettier Audi e-tron GT. Called the DaVinci, the design concept is more...

  • Puritalia Berlinetta
    Puritalia returns with 965-horsepower Berlinetta GT

    Niche Italian sports car marque Puritalia made a name for itself earlier this decade with the introduction of the 427 roadster, a lightweight sports car with a Ford V-8 that we imagine Carroll Shelby might have built had he grown up in the hills around Modena. Now Puritalia is back with a hard-top...

  • BMW X3 xDrive30e

    BMW didn't have much in the way of surprises at this week's 2019 Geneva International Motor Show, but the automaker did roll out a new plug-in hybrid version of the X3. The vehicle is badged an xDrive30e and packs the same powertrain as the new 330e sedan. A 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 works together with an electric motor integrated with an 8-speed automatic transmission, and drive is to all four wheels. Peak output is 252 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque, but an XtraBoost feature adds an extra 41 hp when the vehicle is in Sport mode and there's sufficient charge in the onboard...

  • McLaren 720S Spider by MSO
    McLaren 720S Spider by MSO accentuates its aero in Geneva

    It's pretty much common practice these days to see McLaren Special Operations flex its creativity to show off the possibilities within the department. This time, MSO tackled the McLaren 720S Spider with a unique color palette to show how the supercar "breathes." Revealed Wednesday at the 2019...

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake
    2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake is forbidden fruit for US buyers

    Americans still aren't too keen on wagon body styles, and that likely makes the 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake off limits stateside. However, the compact wagon made its debut at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show on Tuesday where it will join the CLA sedan in Europe. The CLA Shooting...

  • Koenigsegg Jesko
    Koenigsegg Jesko deep dive: 7 clutches, 1,600 hp, $3M

    When you're developing a replacement for the fastest car on the planet, a typical update isn't going to cut the mustard. Fortunately, that wasn't an issue for Koenigsegg, as nothing the Swedish performance marque does is what you'd call typical. That's clearly evident in Koenigsegg's Jesko, which...

  • 2019 Morgan Plus Six
    Morgan reveals Plus Six as new flagship

    The era of V-8 cars at Morgan came to a close late last year when the company rolled out the final versions of its Plus 8 and Aero 8, with the company stating at the time that a new “wide-body car” would arrive shortly to fill the void. At the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show on...

  • 2019 Ruf GT
    New Ruf GT debuts with 515 horsepower

    Germany's Ruf used this week's 2019 Geneva International Motor Show to unveil the latest generation of its GT based on the Porsche 911, specifically the outgoing 991's GTS variant. The Ruf GT is aimed at 911 enthusiasts seeking additional performance and something a little different to what Porsche...

  • Hispano-Suiza Carmen

    Big, pre-war cars are the things for which Hispano-Suiza is best known. Founded in 1904, the Spanish marque has been defunct since 1968, but that's all set to change as the there are not one but two separate parties trying to build modern Hispano-Suizas. One is a company based in Switzerland working on the Audi R8-based Maguari HS1 GTC. The other is a Spanish company with an electric grand tourer called the Carmen. Interestly, both companies showed off their new cars on Tuesday at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. The maker of the Carmen is based in Barcelona, Spain, and has...

  • Nissan IMQ electric SUV concept
    Nissan IMQ concept previews a compact electric SUV

    Fresh off of the reveal of its IMs sedan concept in January, Nissan revealed the IMQ SUV concept at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show on Tuesday. The design brings us closer to the possibility of Nissan launching an electric compact SUV. The centerpiece of the IMQ is the e-Power electric...

  • 2019 Mazda CX-30 European-spec
    Mazda CX-30 debuts to bridge the gap between CX-3 and CX-5

    With crossover SUVs all the rage, Mazda introduced a new model at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show curiously called the CX-30. The CX-30 naming strategy completely tosses out the idea that the larger number after the CX prefix corresponds with how large the vehicle is. The CX-30 will...

  • Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer concept
    Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer concept showcases plug-in tech in bigger SUV

    After teasing its latest concept car throughout February, Mitsubishi revealed the Engelberg Tourer at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show on Tuesday. The big SUV showcases the Japanese brand's plug-in hybrid tech in a larger package with three rows of seats. Think of the Engelberg Tourer...

  • Ginetta Akula
    Ginetta Akula is a 600-horsepower supercar boasting V-8 and carbon construction

    Most readers won’t be familiar with the Ginetta name but that's about to change. The British motorsport company is one of the biggest race car constructors in the world, but it's also dabbled in the area of road cars over the years and a new one has been revealed. Ginetta on Wednesday...

  • Lamborghini Huracan Evo Spyder
    Lamborghini Huracán Evo Spyder lets the fresh air in

    Lamborghini will bring not one, but two Huracán Evo models to the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. On Tuesday, the Italian firm lifted the lid on the Huracán Evo Spyder, essentially an Huracán Evo coupe sans roof. The supercar maker said it worked hard to ensure the Spyder didn't...

  • Ferrari F8 Tributo

    Ferrari on Tuesday pulled the covers off the F8 Tributo at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show, the Prancing Horse's newest mid-engine marvel and a celebration of the marque's legendary 8-cylinder lineage. The car is the replacement for the 488 GTB and essentially the same package as the more extreme 488 Pista introduced just last year. In fact, the underpinnings go all the way back to the 458 Italia launched a decade ago. That doesn't make the F8 Tributo any less desirable, however. At its heart is a 3.9-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 tuned to deliver 710 horsepower and 568 pound-feet of...

  • Alfa Romeo Tonale concept
    Alfa Romeo Tonale compact SUV concept blends electrified power with passionate design

    Alfa Romeo plans two new crossover SUV models in the future, a compact model below the current Stelvio and a mid-size model above it. On Tuesday, at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show, the Italian luxury brand gave us an early look at the compact model in the form of the Tonale concept. Named...

  • Koenigsegg Jesko
    Koenigsegg Jesko rocks Geneva as the ultimate in Swedish speed

    Koenigsegg dropped the mic at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show on Tuesday. The Swedish supercar maker revealed the Koenigsegg Jesko, which replaces the famed Agera supercar with technology and specifications that require a double take. The Jesko implements a few core improvements over the...

  • Aston Martin Vanquish Vision concept, courtesy Jill Ciminillo
    Aston Martin Vanquish Vision concept takes nameplate to new mid-engine heights

    Britain, meet Italy. Aston Martin wants to challenge the storied Italian marques Ferrari and Lamborghini at their own game. At the Geneva International Motor Show on Tuesday, the British automaker revealed its challenger to take on the likes of the Ferrari F8 Tributo. It wears a name that fans will...

  • 2019 Bentley Continental GT Number 9 Edition by Mulliner
    Bentley brings race-inspired Continental GT to Geneva auto show

    Bentley celebrates its centennial in 2019 (the actual date is July 10), and the automaker is clearly excited. The British brand has already revealed a special Mulsanne limited to 100 units, each featuring a slice of the original crankshaft that featured in the 1930 8 Litre owned by company founder...

  • Bugatti La Voiture Noire
    Bugatti La Voiture Noire--a $12.4 million celebration of the Type 57SC Atlantic

    Bugatti has paid homage to the legendary Type 57SC Atlantic with a one-off hypercar unveiled on Tuesday at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. Called the La Voiture Noire, French for “The Black Car,” the one-off creation is based on the platform of the Chiron and honors a...

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