In pictures: 2016 Geneva Motor Show round-up

After looking by a high-performance sports cars, concept cars, and trucks and SUVs from this year’s Geneva Motor Show, we satisfied we still had a vast smoke-stack of photos leftover. Instead of vouchsafing them go to waste, we share them here for all we lovers of all things auto. Our final print debate of a 2016 uncover includes all from new roadster debuts, to easy classics, to ultra-premium limousines, to a judgment competition automobile from a 1960s.

That’s a voluptuous automobile

As an American furloughed a European automobile scene, a series and character of estates/station wagons is always a highlight. This year proves a really good one for voluptuous estates interjection to debuts from Volvo and Kia. We already looked during a Volvo V90, that we’d contend is a best-looking automobile during a show. The all-new Kia Optima Sportswagon isn’t distant behind, and yet it’s not utterly as immediately stylish and sporty as final year’s Sportspace concept, that shabby a styling, a dropping roofline and sharp, swooping front-end pattern give it an appealing presence. The Sportswagon will go on sale in a fourth quarter, and buyers will be means to name from several gas and diesel engine options, including a range-topping 242-hp 2.0-liter turbo 4 of a Sportswagon GT.

Tops discretionary

Stylish roadsters are also out in full force, and not all of them are full-blown supercars or concepts. The Abarth 124 Spider is one of a some-more noted roadsters of a show, and a musty Morgan EV3 is really another. Morgan is also celebrating 80 years of 4/4 production, pursuit a automobile a longest using prolongation automobile in a world. The 4/4 80th Special Edition outlines a occasion, charity 80 buyers a special 4/4 with sports exhaust, coronet filigree grille and coronet accents, mohair roof and partial tonneau cover, plain wheels with coronet core locks, special book graphics, and more. The special book starts during £33,330 (approx. US$47,000) before taxes.

A classical touch

The concentration of an general automobile uncover like Geneva is mint premieres and modern-day stablemates, though if we compensate attention, you’ll find a few classical cars in a mix. Our favorite this year is a 1952 Alfa Romeo C52 “Disco Volante” that Touring Superleggera displays subsequent to a all-new Disco Volante Spyder. Styled like a wing of an airplane, a 1952 Disco’s extra-curvy, three-dimensional physique really gives it a feel of a disco volante (flying saucer) on 4 wheels. Believed to be an change for a Jaguar E-Type, that well-spoken bodywork also gives a automobile a 0.25 drag coefficient, assisting a 246-hp 3.5-liter six-cylinder do a job.

See a rest of what we saw in Geneva inside a final gallery of photos from a uncover floor.

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