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2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review - Dauer: 10 Minuten
New 3-seat McLaren ‘Hyper-GT’ will fastest McLaren ever
Bentley's Bentayga V6 hybrid is its greenest vehicle yet
BMW debuts Concept M8 Gran Coupe to tease the future
'Booth babes' on verge of extinction at Geneva Motor Show
Ricciardo sets Barcelona lap record, more McLaren misery
Aston Martin debuts track-only Valkyrie AMR Pro
Russia ramps up fuel exports in fight for European market
2018-03-13 06:42:34 UST-LUGA/PRIMORSK, Russia (Reuters) - Russia plans to sharply increase fuel exports and carve out a larger share of the European market following an extensive $55 billion modernization of its refineries, companies’ plans and analysts’ reports show. Russia embarked on a modernization of its biggest refineries in 2011 following a fuel shortage crisis. It also changed its tax system to favor production of cleaner and higher-quality fuel   Read More ...
Gallery: Hypercars, super sedans and exotic absurdities of the 2018 Geneva Motor Show
2018-03-13 04:04:41 Along with crazy concept cars, insane hypercars is a category that keeps folks coming back to the Geneva Motor Show each year full of anticipation. With the growth of ultra-powerful electric and hybrid powertrain technology, Geneva's stable of high-powered performance cars has only gotten more diverse and more compelling. This year is no exception, seeing everything from the world's quickest electric sports coupe, to a single-seat microturbine-backed electric track car, to several cars designed to be the all-out fastest production cars ever built   Read More ...
AMG Boss Confirms GT Black Series, Hints At 2020 Launch
2018-03-13 03:10:01 Prototypes of what we figured out was the anticipated Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series were spotted on numerous occasions last year. Still, despite what was believed to be an imminent presentation, the Black Series badge won’t return until around 2020. Speaking to journalists during the Geneva Motor Show, AMG boss Tobias Moers said: “There is still a GT variant left. We are on the journey, we started the journey for the Black Series”, CarAdvice reveals   Read More ...
Ferrari Could Put The Iconic 250 GTO Back Into Production
2018-03-12 21:13:54 Want a ? Good luck: the Prancing Horse marque only made 39 of them back in the mid-Sixties, and these days they’re trading hands for tens of millions of dollars. (That is, when they actually change hands.) But Ferrari could put it back into production, of sorts, with a new “continuation” run. Speaking to journalists at the Geneva Motor Show last week, Ferrari chief Sergio Marchionne indicated that the legendary 250 GTO could see production again   Read More ...
Rolls-Royce Dawn Aero Cowling: Elegant Transformation Or Stupid Idea?
2018-03-12 21:13:50 There are many things you could say about the Rolls-Royce Dawn. “Practical” may not be one of them, but the British automaker took it a step further at the Geneva Motor Show this year. That’s where the Goodwood-based automaker revealed the Aero Cowling – an add-on to the Dawn that transforms it from a four-seat cabriolet to a two-seat roadster. The modification involves fitting what Rolls-Royce calls a tonneau cover, but actually sits in front of the teak rear deck under which the folding roof mechanism stows   Read More ...
Jaguar shows the i-Pace electric car at the Geneva Motor Show
2018-03-12 20:10:18 (7 Mar 2018) LEADIN Jaguar Land Rover is showing its new fully electric Jaguar i-Pace car at the Geneva Motor Show. According to one expert, it marks a milestone in the electrification of the automobile industry. STORYLINE This is the Jaguar i-Pace, the fully electric car from British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover. The car was launched as a concept car in 2016 and since then Jaguar has steadily announced more and more details and features of the car. But it is here at the Geneva Motor Show that the car is launched as a production-ready vehicle. The car has a range of 480 kilometers and can be charged from zero to 80 percent in 40 minutes   Read More ...
Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe Hybrid Might Arrive In 2020
2018-03-12 18:22:27 The all-new Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe won’t be limited to the three current flavors, as a high performance hybrid version of the car is expected in a couple of years. Hinted by the brand’s chief, Tobias Moers, during the Geneva Motor Show, according to AutomobileMag, the faster plug-in hybrid AMG GT 4 should arrive in 2020, if everything goes as planned   Read More ...
Fun, futuristic and quirky cars at Geneva Motor Show
2018-03-12 18:09:07 (7 Mar 2018) LEADIN Away from the booths of the major car manufacturers smaller boutique companies are showing their vehicles at the Geneva Motor Show. Some are fun, some futuristic, some quirky and all of them are competing for attention on the show floor. STORYLINE This car is perfect for people who love to drive off-road and up mountains. That's because the Sbarro concept car has two extra wheels, sitting inside the body of the car. When one tyre has a puncture, or when extra wheels are needed in certain off-road situations, the driver can just fold the extra wheels down - a bit like an aeroplane lowering its landing wheels   Read More ...
Lamborghini’s Next Hardcore Aventador May Use ALA
2018-03-12 15:18:43 It is no secret that Lamborghini is putting the final touches on the most hardcore Aventador variant to date. Specifics about the model, including its name, remain a mystery, but we know it will be fast. While speaking with Road and Track at the Geneva Motor Show, Lamborghini chief technical officer Maurizio Reggiani remained coy regarding details, but confirmed the Aventador story isn’t yet over   Read More ...
Electric, autonomous and high tech futuristic cars
2018-03-12 14:06:13 (7 Mar 2018) LEADIN: The future's electric and autonomous, at least that's what car makers think at the Geneva Motor Show. Manufacturers like Renault and Porsche are showcasing new forward-looking concepts, but there are still sceptics who say it'll be a long time before those futuristic ideas become a reality. STORYLINE: Riding in style. At the Geneva Motor Show, visitors are taking a ride on this autonomous Renault EZ-Go concept. The French automaker is envisioning smaller-scale public transport for increasingly populated cities. It features a funky rooftop opening that allows passengers to enter by a ramp for easy access. With a numeric display on the front and back - a bit like the screen on a bus - the six-seater self-driving electric vehicle aims to bridge public and private transportation needs with options like on-demand pickup like by a taxi   Read More ...
Geneva Motor Show: Fret Not Enthusiasts, Supercars Are Here To Stay
2018-03-12 03:05:34 Now that the Geneva Motor Show is winding down, it’s time to digest all of the cars we saw at the show. There were a bunch of concepts, some of which looked good, like Hyundai’s Kite Concept, and some ugly ones like the Sbarro 4×4+2 concept. One thing Geneva wasn’t short on was supercars. There’s a lot of hoopla surrounding the automotive industry at the moment, as enthusiasts continue to freak out about electric vehicles and autonomous cars   Read More ...
Liberty Walk Mustangs to Rally Fiats: 5 custom tuner cars at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show - Dauer: 119 Sekunden
2018-03-12 00:31:22 for more Roadshow videos: The Geneva show is home to the most amazing cars on the road but, for some, there's always room for improvement. Here are 5 must see custom cars at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. TechArt Grand GT Supreme Fiat 124 Rally Liberty Walk Mustang GT V8 Mansory McLaren Klassen +1016 LandRover Stay tuned for more from the 2018 Geneva Motor Show Visit us online at Twitter @Roadshow : IG @RoadshowAutos : Facebook:   Read More ...
2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review - Dauer: 10 Minuten
2018-03-12 00:30:23 The new 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class will have its world premiere at the Geneva International Motor Show (6 to 18 March) and deliveries to sales partners will begin in June. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Saloon and Estate will enter the market with completely new engines. The following models are e.g. available on market launch in July, with further engine variants to follow:   Read More ...
Electric cars in Geneva, Tesla Model 3 quality, new Toyota hybrids, EVs get cleaner: The Week in Reverse
2018-03-12 00:29:44 What new electric cars were unveiled at this week's Geneva auto show, and which one appeared only in camouflage? How did we assess the build quality of the Tesla Model 3 we finally got to drive? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, March 9, 2018. Friday, we published the latest map showing that, as they've now done for five years in a row, plug-in electric cars got even cleaner and lower-emission last year   Read More ...
Koenigsegg To Reveal Even More Hardcore Hypercar At Geneva 2019
2018-03-12 00:12:56 The Geneva Motor Show has just wrapped up its press days, but already some are starting to look to next season. That includes Koenigsegg, which came to the show this year with two Regeras and a restored CCX – models we’ve already seen, but never seem to grow tired of seeing again. Next year, though, Christian von Koenigsegg and company will have something new to showcase   Read More ...
Luxury cars at the Geneva Motor Show
2018-03-11 22:05:36 (6 Mar 2018) LEADIN: The Geneva Motor Show has opened to press and petrolheads alike. As always, it is the luxury cars that are revving up the crowds. But this year, clean technology is presented alongside the beefed-up spec of fossil-fuel powered and obscenely expensive sports cars. STORYLINE: This is the Italdesign Zerouno Duerte, one of the stars of the Geneva Motor Show. The sleek sports-car car comes with a 5.2-litre V10 engine and can reach a top speed of 320 miles per hour. The Zerouno Duerta comes a year after the Italian carmaker release the Zerouno coupe and just like the previous version, only five of the Zerouno Duerta will be made   Read More ...
Infiniti Making Progress With Q60 Project Black S Hybrid Coupe
2018-03-11 18:14:32 Infiniti’s is still very much on the cards for production, the brand’s general manager of Global Communications, Stefan Weinmann, revealed to us at the Geneva Motor Show. Introduced at last year’s event in Geneva, the Q60 Project Black S was introduced with Formula One technology and sent tongues wagging. However, with the sour taste of the canceled Eau Rouge project still in the mouth’s of many, it was commonly thought as nothing more than wishful thinking   Read More ...
Koenigsegg Boss Likes The Aston Martin Valkyrie, Not A Fan Of McLaren’s Senna
2018-03-11 15:13:12 It might rival his own hypercars, yet Christian von Koenigsegg told Road & Track during the Geneva Motor Show that he is a fan of the Aston Martin Valkyrie, especially the track-only AMR Pro that was unveiled at the Swiss event. Having developed some of the fastest and most extreme vehicles on four wheels, von Koenigsegg understands the importance of combining an attractive design with outlandish aerodynamic components   Read More ...
Trump droht BMW und Mercedes mit Strafzöllen
2018-03-11 13:01:49 Nordamerika Trump droht BMW und Mercedes mit Strafzöllen Während die EU versucht, Gegenmaßnahmen auf Trumps Strafzölle vorzubereiten, hat Trump nachgelegt und droht europäischen Autoherstellern. Diesmal nicht nur im Fall von Vergeltungsmaßnahmen für die von ihm verhängten Strafzölle auf Stahl und Aluminium. Auf Twitter schrieb Donald Trump am Samstag: The European Union, wonderful countries who treat the U.S. very badly on trade, are complaining about the tariffs on Steel & Aluminum   Read More ...
Honda Design Chief Says Electrification Has Opened Up Huge Design Possibilities
2018-03-11 12:12:17 Honda’s head of design Makoto Iwaki claims that the electrification of cars will have an immense impact on how future models will look like. Talking to us at Geneva about how Honda’s design language will evolve as electrification becomes more common, Iwaki said the shape of cars may change significantly. “I believe that the design will evolve due to the electrification   Read More ...
Porsche's commitment to fully electric cars
2018-03-11 12:05:01 (6 Mar 2018) LEADING: Porsche has unveiled an all-electric concept called the Mission E Cross at the Geneva Motor Show. Also on stage, the GT3 RS which transfers race track technology to the road. STORYLINE: Porsche made clear today that they intended to hang on to their image as a high end sports motor, aiming to extend the feel of the racetrack to the road with the new version of its iconic 911. CEO Oliver Blume spelled out what made this model different. "Three features are significant for this vehicle, the naturally aspirated engine, the consistantly light weight design and a maximum down force   Read More ...
Volkswagen reveals its latest autonomous electric concept car
2018-03-10 22:05:50 (5 Mar 2018) LEADIN: German carmaker Volkswagen is showing off its latest concept car at the Geneva Motor Show - an all-electric autonomous vehicle. The ID Vizzion is the fourth car in the ID concept range and the company claims it will be on the market in four years. STORYLINE This is Volkswagen's vision of the car of the future. The ID Vizzion is an all-electric autonomous saloon that Volkswagen claims will be available on the market in four years. That's admittedly first as a more traditional car with a steering wheel, before becoming fully autonomous at a later stage. It is the fourth concept car in the ID family of cars and it's being unveiled for the first time here at the Geneva Motor Show   Read More ...
New York Auto Show To Host Nearly 60 World And North American Debuts
2018-03-10 12:38:30 Press days just wrapped up at the Geneva Motor Show and we’re already turning our attention to the New York Auto Show which kicks off on March 28th. This year’s show will be jam packed with new models as we can expect approximately 60 world and North American debuts. Speaking of the latter, the New York Auto Show confirmed we’ll see the North American debut of a handful of models which were recently unveiled in Geneva   Read More ...
Ford Mustang Bullitt Celebrates Its European Debut In Two Videos
2018-03-10 12:38:26 Arguably the best version of the new Ford Mustang, the Bullitt isn’t limited to the North American market. In fact, it has already landed in Europe making its debut at the Geneva Motor Show before going on sale in selected markets across the continent later this year. Since it’s a reincarnation of a classic movie that has Steve McQueen’s name tied to it, Ford chose to highlight it by using a few dynamic scenes in one of the videos that follow   Read More ...
New 3-seat McLaren ‘Hyper-GT’ will fastest McLaren ever
2018-03-10 08:37:03 McLaren's next hypercar, codenamed BP23, was confirmed overnight when details of the forthcoming 'Hyper-GT' were announced by McLaren Automotive CEO, Mike Flewitt during the Geneva Motor Show press conference. The three-seat petrol-electric hybrid will have a similar seating layout to the legendary McLaren F1, will be faster than the 243mph (391km/h) F1, will only be produced in limited quantities (106) and would have cost £1   Read More ...
SsangYong Musso Pickup Comes to Attack European Market
2018-03-09 18:17:09 SsangYong isn’t typically the kind of automaker that makes a splash at an event like the Geneva Motor Show. But don’t tell that to the Korean automaker because not only is it in attendance in Geneva, it also brought with it a new pickup that’s looking to take a bite out of the European pickup market. The model is called the Musso, the same name the automaker uses on its affordable SUV   Read More ...
Jeep Grand Wagoneer Will Be “Super Premium” Says CEO, Will Go After Escalade
2018-03-09 18:15:15 Fiat Chrysler Automotive (FCA) revealed plans for an all-new Jeep Grand Wagoneer all the way back in 2011, but the wait might finally be over. Speaking to Top Gear at the Geneva Motor Show, Jeep CEO Mike Manley acknowledged the long wait by saying “We’ve been working on it for several years” and noted the SUV has had a “long gestation period   Read More ...
Volkswagen Beetle Won’t Live Past Its Current Generation
2018-03-09 15:13:53 One of the most famous Volkswagens ever, the Beetle, will be discontinued, as the company hasn’t a direct replacement in the pipeline. The company’s Research and Development chief Frank Welsch confirmed this at the Geneva Motor Show, according to Autocar: “Two or three generations is enough now. You can’t do it five times and have a new new new Beetle.” Before taking the decision to axe the Beetle, the vehicle was rumored to live past its current generation with the new car being built on the MEB platform and featuring an electric powertrain   Read More ...
Bentley's Bentayga V6 hybrid is its greenest vehicle yet
2018-03-09 04:37:53 Bentley continues to build out the powertrain options for its Bentayga SUV, introducing a hybrid version at this week's Geneva Auto Show. The Bentayga Hybrid signals Bentley's shift toward full electrification, pairing an electric motor with a next-generation V6 for the cleanest vehicle the British automaker has ever produced. Bentley has been flirting with the EV world for a while, showing off concepts for two-seat sports cars at Geneva in both and , and previewing a plug-in hybrid concept back in   Read More ...
2019 Volvo S60 Spied Undisguised Ahead Of This Summer’s Unveiling
2018-03-09 03:06:27 Volvo CEO Håkan Samuelsson recently released the first photo of the 2019 S60 on Twitter and now an undisguised image has been posted by Sweden’s Teknikens Värld. Set to be unveiled South Carolina this summer, the redesigned model echoes the which was recently unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. Despite the styling similarities, the S60 adopts a more compact greenhouse and a slightly odd beltline with a large kick up on the rear doors   Read More ...
Toyota’s Concept-i Vehicles Are Autonomous, Electric And Intelligent
2018-03-09 03:06:24 As a true pioneer of efficient driving, Toyota couldn’t just show up to Geneva without busting out a few zero-emissions intelligent mobility solutions. The Concept-i range is made up of a series of individual vehicles, the smallest of which being the Concept-i Walk, a Segway-like contraption aimed at pedestrians. It uses a three-wheel layout, while having the front wheel extending out at higher speeds   Read More ...
Rolls-Royce and Aston Martin executives fight a war of words
2018-03-09 00:12:57 A battle of words and insults erupted during the Geneva motor show earlier this week between Aston Martin and Rolls-Royce executives. On the sidelines of the show, Aston Martin design chief Marek Reichman likened Rolls-Royce to "ancient Greece" as his automaker announced intentions to push its Lagonda brand into ultra-luxury territory with fully electric cars. Rolls-Royce head Torsten Müller-Otvös told The Financial Times in a report published Wednesday that the sports car maker has “zero clue” on how to attract the consumers his brand courts   Read More ...
BMW i4 Announced, Electric Model Arrives By 2025
2018-03-09 00:12:07 BMW has used the Geneva Motor Show to announce plans to offer an . Previewed by the i Vision Dynamics concept, the production model will be an electric vehicle that is built in Munich, Germany. BMW declined to say when the model will go into production but the i4 will be one of 25 electrified vehicles the company intends to launch by 2025   Read More ...
Aston Martin Considering Vantage With Mercedes Inline-Six
2018-03-09 00:11:57 Aston Martin has revealed that it could launch an entry-level version of the Vantage with an inline-six from Mercedes-Benz. The new Vantage is currently sold exclusively with AMG’s 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8. Speaking with Wheels during the Geneva Motor Show, Aston Martin chief engineer Matt Becker said the inline-six of the is being considered as an addition to the range. “With emissions regulations going where they’re going and getting harder and harder, we have to consider all powertrain options, and we are considering six-cylinders for the future   Read More ...
Bugatti CEO Hints At Future Models, Says “There Will Be More”
2018-03-09 00:11:44 Bugatti recently used the Geneva Motor Show to introduce the Chiron Sport and it appears there could be a handful of other models on the horizon. Speaking with Autocar, Bugatti CEO Stephan Winkelmann confirmed the company has a “team working on future projects” and hinted to “keep an eye on what we are doing in Molsheim – there will be more   Read More ...
Top 5 Best Concept Cars of the 2018 Geneva Motor Show - Dauer: 3 Minuten, 51 Sekunden
2018-03-09 00:04:55 taple brands like Ferrari and Aston Martin almost always make news at the Geneva Motor Show, and so do plenty of boutique manufacturers, like Mansory, Rinspeed and even Sbarro. But, if you squint you'll find a lot of great concept cars out there too from the likes of Porsche, Hyundai, BMW and more! Here are our Top 5 Concept Car Picks from the Geneva Motor Show! Please show your support and subscribe! AutoGuide reviews the latest new cars with test drives, car comparisons and shootouts plus coverage of breaking auto industry news, auto shows, rumors, top 10 lists, and spy photos   Read More ...
Toyota’s Fine-Comfort Ride Is A Funky FCV For The Family
2018-03-08 21:12:48 The Toyota Fine-Comfort Ride is yet another concept that broke cover in Tokyo last year, and eventually made its way to Geneva this week. This is the type of vehicle that’s more of an autonomous living room on wheels, rather than something you might enjoy driving manually, although it does come with a steering wheel unlike say the VW I.D. Vizzion or the Renault EZ-GO   Read More ...
Watch BMW M8 Gran Coupe Concept Growl In Official Video
2018-03-08 21:12:34 Unveiled in Geneva this week, the new BMW M8 Gran Coupe Concept is a preview of things to come. It carries the traditional BMW front end, with the kidney grille flanked by slender headlamps, but it adds large air intakes in the front bumper, creases on the hood, and muscular wheel arches. A fixed spoiler that almost looks tuner-made, slim taillights with a dark finish and LED tech, aggressive-looking bumper with mean diffuser and incorporated quad tailpipes dominate the rear end   Read More ...
Cervelo P5X Lamborghini Puts The Raging Bull On Two Wheels
2018-03-08 21:12:29 Lamborghini makes two-seat supercars, like the Huracan and Aventador. With the introduction of the Urus, it makes crossover SUVs, too. It’s even lent its engines to Formula One racers and speed boats. But bicycles? That’s just what Lamborghini has introduced at the Geneva Motor Show this year. Born out of a collaboration between Automobili Lamborghini’s Centro Stile and Cervélo Cycles, the P5X is a triathalon bicycle worthy of the Raging Bull   Read More ...
BMW debuts Concept M8 Gran Coupe to tease the future
2018-03-08 19:06:16 A very production-ready-appearing concept vehicle was unveiled in Geneva as BMW heralded its styling for upcoming generations of automobiles. The German automaker revealed the M8 Gran Coupe as a four-door fastback with a next-generation style for the brand. The theme for the unveil was green ice, as the dark jade M8 was uncovered. The signature kidney grille remains, though sharper corners create a more Eye of Horus appearance for the shape   Read More ...