If we adore outlandish cars, a annual Geneva Motor Show is for you. Bugatti, Lamborghini, Maserati, Corvette, Aston Martin, and Mercedes-Benz all expelled new models. No rebate cold were a new Volvo wagon, Subaru concept, and Bentley limo. Check a highlights:
Opel GT Concept
Meet GM-Europe’s prophesy of a pristine sports automobile for a subsequent decade. A approach inheritor of a ’60s Opel GT, it is all about form and tone — highlighted by red front tires. The stylish interior facilities a windshield that flows into a roof, block steering wheel, and some-more red. It moves around a 145 horsepower 1.0-liter three-cylinder turbo engine — good for 0-62 mph in underneath 8 seconds on to a 134 mph tip speed.
A decade ago, a Bugatti Veyron was a journey barb that tangible supercars with a multiple of autarchic oppulance and jet speed. Its successor, a Chiron, will transport over 260 mph with a turbocharged W16 engine rated 1,500 horsepower. Carbon silicon carbide front brakes muster parachutes. The downforce-inducing physique is done from CO fiber; tradition tires are done by Michelin. Expect to compensate $2.6 million.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabrio
Launching this summer is a dump tip chronicle of a voluptuous C-Class Coupe. Billed as an alfresco automobile for 365 days per year, means to dump tip adult to 31 mph, it facilities Mercedes’ AIRSCARF neck heating and AIRCAP breeze rebate system. It will be accessible with AIRMATIC atmosphere cessation and 9-speed involuntary transmission. Choose between 241 horsepower turbo-four and 362 horsepower V6 engines. Expect a latest infotainment and pile-up deterrence tech.
Built to applaud Ferruccio Lamborghini’s 100th birthday, a Centenario will cost $1.9 million any with only 20 coupes and 20 roadsters to appear. The bad news: Every one is already sold. Too bad, since we would have enjoyed a 770 horsepower V12 engine that takes a supercar 0-60 mph in 2.8 seconds and 217 mph. There’s CO fiber bodywork, rear-wheel steering, and permanent all-wheel-drive too.
The Italian automaker’s initial crossover shares design with a Quattroporte and Ghibli sedans. Thrust comes from a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 delivering 350 or 430 horsepower — depending on model. A 3.0-liter V6 turbo-diesel will be available. All come with all-wheel-drive and 8-speed transmissions. Levante S rompse from 0-62 mph in 5.2 seconds on to a 164 mph tip speed. U.S. sales being in September; prices TBA.
Nobody does wagons improved than Volvo. Unlike a simple haulers of yesteryear, a V90 is uniformly styled and elegantly appoionted with swaths of leather, wood, and flatscreens — Apple CarPlay compatible. An accessible T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid delivers 400 horsepower and over 20 miles all-electric range. Safety is extended with a run-off slackening system. Sales embark in 2017.
Aston Martin DB11
The automobile of James Bond clicks off a new era with a bonded-aluminum physique that facilities a floating roof and AeroBlade “virtual spoiler” to approach atmosphere around and by a physique to control downforce during a 200 mph tip speed. A 600 horsepower 5.2-liter twin-turbo V12 with cylinder deactivation propels a automobile from 0-62 mph in 3.9 seconds. Three expostulate modes with adaptive dampers fit all drivers. Prices will start over $210,000.
Corvette Grand Sport
The Corvette for lane junkies combines a Z06′ framework and cooling systems with a 460 horsepower non-supercharged V8. Get it with a 7-speed primer or 8-speed paddle-shifted involuntary transmission. A carbon-fiber aero package, Magnetic Ride Control, and electronic limited-slip differential serve raise performance. Fly your Grand Sport colors with hash-mark buffer graphics and disdainful Watkins Glen Gray Metallic or Tension Blue. Sales start after this year.
Bentley Mulsanne Grand Limousine
Bentley’s answer to a Mercedes-Maybach Pullman is fit for a queen. In fact, QEII has her possess Bentley tradition limo. But, a Mulsanne-based Grand Limousine, built by Mulliner, facilities back discussion seating and electrochromic intelligent potion that turns a cabin divider from transparent to opaque. Choose any patron oppulance we wish for a cost that’s certain to equal a queen’s ransom.
Subaru XV Concept
Subaru is scheming to pierce Impreza prolongation to Lafayette, Indiana after this year. And, here’s a preview fo a 2018 Impreza-based XV Crosstrak that’s proven impossibly renouned for a affordable cost and imperishable off-road “mini-Outback” looks. Expect some-more of a same, though polished with chiseled bodylines and smoother flanks.
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