AUTOS: THE BEST CARS UNVEILED AT THE 2018 GENEVA MOTOR SHOW

 

 

Now, see below for the hottest rides unveiled at Geneva Motor Show 2018.

Abarth

Abarth 124 GT

The 124 GT’s standout feature comes in the form of a removable carbon fiber hard top. Here, the GT version, outfitted with a turbocharged engine, arrives in a silver and black color scheme.

Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Nürburgring Edition

Alfa Romeo’s Stelvio Nürburgring Edition has a twin-turbocharged 2.9-liter V-6 engine that cranks out 505 horsepower, paired with eight-speed ZF transmission, and Chassis Domain Control system. The SUV then welcomes carbon-backed Sparco race seats, as well as uprated, carbon-ceramic brakes.

Alpine

Alpine A110 and A110 GT4

The GT4 is Alpine’s race car version of the A110, built for European motorsport. While the street-ready Pure and Légende editions house a 250-horsepower 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, the GT4 is highlighted by unspecified power upgrades, also featuring a custom roll cage, six-piston Brembo brakes, and Öhlins adjustable race suspension.

Audi

Audi A6 Saloon

A large portion of the A8’s bells and whistles have made their way to the A6 Saloon. The two-touchscreen display gives you control of the infotainment, as well as air conditioning, seating, and other comfort features. The Virtual Cockpit display is also reportedly more responsive and all-around easier to use.

Bentley

Bentley Bentayga PHEV

The Bentayga now has a plug-in hybrid edition, combining an electric motor with a new 3.0-liter V6 petrol engine. The expected range for electric power only is 31 miles, while recharging will take 7.5 hours from a household three-pin plug and 2.5 hours with a proper connector. 412 horsepower is also rumored.

BMW

BMW Concept M8 Gran Coupe

Scheduled to go on sale later this year, BMW’s M8 Gran Coupe features a 4.4-liter V8 twin turbo that backs 600bhp. The four-door ride is the performance version of BMW’s new 8 Series, as it is ultimately designed to resemble a coupe.

Bugatti

Bugatti Chiron Sport

The new Chiron Sport is a lighter version of Bugatti’s Chiron, featuring improved lateral dynamics for winding roads. Boasting the same 16 cylinders with four turbochargers, the 1,500-horsepower ride travels from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 2.5 seconds. In addition to showcasing improved handling and greater agility, the Sport corners noticeably faster, beating the Chiron’s Nardò handling circuit time by five seconds. With deliveries planned for the end of the year, the Chiron Sport starts at $3.26 million USD.

Citroen

Citroen Berlingo Multispace

In expanding on one of Citroen’s best-selling vehicles, the Berlingo Multispace is perfect for those weekend road trips, or, if you have a rather large family. The spacious MPV is outfitted with seven seats and two different wheelbases.

Ferrari

Ferrari 488 Pista

The 488 Pista boasts the most powerful V8 in Ferrari history. Now lighter and more agile, the vehicle travels from 0 to 100 km/h in 2.85 seconds and 0 to 200 km/h in 7.6 seconds, before ultimately topping out at 340 km/h.

Jaguar

Jaguar I-Pace

The I-Pace is Jaguar’s first all-electric car, starting at $69,500 USD stateside. The range for the fiver-person seater is estimated at 240 miles, as it can reportedly transition from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds.

Lamborghini

Lamborghini Huracan Performante Spyder

Weighing in at 35kg lighter than the standard soft-top, Lamborghini’s Huracan Performante Spyder cranks out 631 horsepower on its way to 62 mph in just 3.1 seconds, before topping out at 202 mph. The roof in turn takes approximately 17 seconds to stow away.

Lexus

Lexus UX

Slated to arrive in the U.S. this December, Lexus is targeting a younger consumer with the UX. The compact crossover handles with ease, touting a 34-foot turning radius.

McLaren

McLaren Senna Supercar

The limited “Carbon Theme” edition of the Senna introduces McLaren’s new Hybrid Carbon Fiber wheels made from forged aluminum and carbon fiber, making them 10 percent lighter than standard Senna wheels. As the name suggests, the vehicle boasts construction from bare carbon fiber with a transparent finish. Building the 67-part body takes almost 1,000 hours.

Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes A-Class

Mercedes makes use of cloud-based software (coming together to become the Mercedes-Benz User Experience) in the all-new A-Class to respond to the driver by learning buzzwords and adhering to changes in speech, similar to Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa. In addition to the AI-type feature, you can take advantage of a new ambient lighting system with 64 different colors to personalize the interior.

Pal-V

PAL-V Liberty

Dutch company PAL-V presents the world’s first production-legal flying car for sale. The three-wheel gyrocopter, dubbed Liberty, retails for $600,000 USD, although a cheaper edition is on the way, priced at $400,000 USD. You will, however, need a pilot’s license to fly the vehicle.

Porsche

Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Porsche’s 2019 911 GT3 RS is the most powerful, naturally aspirated 911 in the manufacturer’s arsenl. A 4.0-liter flat-six engine cranks out 520 horsepower and 346 pound-feet of torque, allowing the car to reach 60 mph in three seconds, before topping out at 193 mph. Scheduled to arrive this fall, you can expect a price tag of $187,500 USD.

Range Rover

Range Rover SV Coupe

Range Rover has done away with the usual rear doors on its new SV Coupe, presenting a more compact, stylish option for customers. The interior dash is highlighted by two 10-inch touchscreens and a 12-inch screen, while you will find a 5.0-liter supercharged V8 under the hood, translating to 577 horsepower. This in turn allows the vehicle to travel from 0 to 60 mph in five seconds, before reaching top speeds of up to 165 mph. The SV Coupe is expected to start at $295,000 USD.

Techrules

Techrules Ren RS

Techrules’ track-only Ren RS houses a whopping six electric motors powered by two diesel-fueled turbines. The single-seater is rumored to push out 1,287 horsepower and 1,725 pound-feet of torque. On its way to topping out at 205 mph, the Ren RS hits 62 mph in an estimated three seconds. When the 28.4 kilowatt-hour lithium-polymer battery dies, the aforementioned turbines power the wheels.

Toyota

Toyota GR Supra Racing Concept

The reveal of Toyota’s GR Supra Racing Concept ushers in the return of the Supra. The car is thus highlighted by wide fenders and an aero kit with a large rear diffuser and a fixed rear wing. For this particular concept, the interior welcomes a single bucket driver’s seat, full roll cage, and a racing dashboard. Toyota’s road-ready Supra is slated to arrive in 2019.

Zenvo

Zenvo TSR-S

Zenvo’s TSR-S is pegged as a road-going version of its TSR racer, outfitted with a twin-supercharged V8 engine. Boasting 1177bhp, the car moves from 0 to 62 mph in 2.8 seconds. The ride’s exterior standout feature is the can’t-miss Zenvo Centripetal Wing, serving as an air brake and downforce enhancer. Only five units are to be built each year.

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