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GENEVA 2011 - Koenigsegg Agera R unveiled at Geneva Motor Show

GENEVA 2011 - Koenigsegg Agera R unveiled at Geneva Motor Show

Koenigsegg has revealed the following press release:Introducing the production version of The Agera and The Agera R at the Geneva Motor Show – March 2011This year at the Geneva Motor show Koenigsegg is presenting the brand new Agera R - Quicker than lightning! The Agera R on the Koenigsegg show stand - production car # 83 - is inspired by the legendary Speed Racer theme, as specified by the owner of the car. Speed Racers main colour is white – so is snow. Equipped with special Michelin tires and a custom made Thule Roof Box - Speed Racer is ready to attack the ski resorts!Last year Koenigsegg presented a pre-production version of the upcoming Koenigsegg Agera. Since then the pre-production car and several test mules have continued the Agera development program. The Agera pre-production car has been driven by several influential motoring journals, resulting in raving reviews and awards, such as for example becoming the “Top Gear Hypercar of the Year”.

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GENEVA 2011 - Alfa Romeo 4C Concept

GENEVA 2011 - Alfa Romeo 4C Concept

Alfa Romeo has released the following press release:At the 81st Geneva International Motor Show, the Alfa Romeo 4C Concept will make its debut, a compact "supercar" which represents the true essence of a sports car, according to the brand's values: performance, Italian style and technical excellence aimed at maximum driving pleasure in total safety.The new concept presents the classic formula of the two-seater, rear-wheel drive coupé with its engine at the centre, a length of approximately 4 metres and a wheelbase of less than 2.4 metres: dimensions which serve both to emphasise the compact size of the car and to accentuate its agility. Distinguished by its graceful and clean external lines, the same principles are also applied to the inside, with the Concept's specific on-board design maintaining features and devices which directly reflect the car's sporting spirit.On the Alfa Romeo 4C Concept technology and materials derived from the 8C Competizione find a home - carbon, aluminium, rear-wheel drive - and technology derived from Alfa Romeo models currently on sale: the 1750 turbo petrol engine with direct injection, the "Alfa TCT" twin dry clutch transmission and the Alfa DNA dynamic control selector.

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GENEVA 2011 - Lotus: Mansory Evora / Evora Enduro GT Concept / Elise Club Racer

GENEVA 2011 - Lotus: Mansory Evora / Evora Enduro GT Concept / Elise Club Racer

Official Lotus information below:Tick Tock Goes The Lotus ClockGeneva shows that there's no time like the present to go Lotus.14.15 CET was the time, the Lotus Stand at the Geneva Motor Show was the place. La Roux's 'In For The Kill' set the scene as the backing track for the Lotus update movie that showed the progress at the head quarters in Hethel during which Group Lotus CEO Dany Bahar reiterated the importance of the task in hand saying: “2010 was the dawn of a new era for Lotus, in 2011 the vision comes to life”.Time has been the theme for Lotus so far. Whilst the Paris Motor Show with the unveiling of five new models was all about the future, Geneva was all about the here and now.

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GENEVA 2011 - De Tomaso reveals the Deauville at Geneva

GENEVA 2011 - De Tomaso reveals the Deauville at Geneva

De Tomaso unveiled a revival car - the Deauville at the 81st Geneva Motor Show. It is the final name of the to car that has been speculated as the SLC and then announced as the SLS.Press release:De Tomaso reveals the new Deauville at the 81 Geneva International Motor ShowThe De Tomaso re-birth starts from a Sport Luxury Sedan3 different powertrains: 6 cylinder V TURBO engine with 300 horsepower gasoline and diesel, 8 cylinder V TURBO engine with 550 horsepower gasolineGeneve / Turin, 1 March 2011 – The legend is back! De Tomaso, historical brand of the Italian car industry, presented today, in the occasion of the 81° Geneva International Motor Show, the first car of the Rossignolo era, the De Tomaso Deauville. This is the name chosen by De Tomaso for its new car. A car that was born only one year after the acquisitions of the ex Pininfarina Grugliasco plant and the ex Delphi Livorno activities by Mr.

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GENEVA 2011 - Saab PhoeniX Concept presented at Geneva

GENEVA 2011 - Saab PhoeniX Concept presented at Geneva

Saab has released the following press release:Saab PhoeniX concept: The Future is Already HereSleek, innovative and exceptionally efficient: the Saab PhoeniX concept car showcases design features and technologies which will shape the next generation of cars from Saab.Based on an new architecture which will empower the next Saab 9-3 model, the PhoeniX introduces ‘aeromotional’ design: a visual evocation of the aerodynamic design principles and passion for innovation that inspired the creators of Saab’s first car, the iconic Ursaab.The PhoeniX embraces teardrop, ‘liquid metal’ forms and a dramatic jet canopy-inspired glasshouse that gives fresh expression to Saab’s signature ‘wraparound’ and translucent ice-block design themes.The clean, muscular shape enables an exceptionally low drag co-efficient of just 0.25 and also explores the potential for airflow management through the use of distinctive, side-mounted ‘winglets’.

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GENEVA 2011 - Wiesmann Spyder - officialy unveiled

GENEVA 2011 - Wiesmann Spyder - officialy unveiled

Wiesmann has released the following press release:Wiesmann at Geneva Motor Show 2011Wiesmann showcased the design study of a twoseater, extremely purist, convertible sports car at the Geneva Motor Show in 2011. Powerful, ultra-light and purist, the Wiesmann Spyder is the essence of Wiesmann’s philosophy. With a kerb weight of less than 1000 kg, it accelerates from 0-100 km/h less than 4 s and makes a top speed of approx. 290 km/h. Basis for this excellent performance is a 420-hp V8 high speed motor which is powered by a 4 liters of engine capacity.

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GENEVA 2011- Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 - LIVE pictures and video

GENEVA 2011- Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 - LIVE pictures and video

Press release:Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 – A new reference among super sports cars•              Innovative concept and phenomenal performance redefine the pinnacle of the super sports car segment•              Entirely new technology package, unique and powerful functional design language•              Innovative carbon-fiber monocoque•              New twelve-cylinder engine with 515 kW / 700 hp•              Super-fast shifting ISR (Independent Shifting Rods) transmission•              Pushrod suspension•              The very finest equipment and trim, extensive individualizationWith the Aventador LP 700-4, Automobili Lamborghini is redefining the very pinnacle of the world super sports car market – brutal power, outstanding lightweight engineering and phenomenal handling precision are combined with peerless design and the very finest equipment to deliver an unparalleled driving experience. With the Aventador, Lamborghini is taking a big step into the future – and building on the glorious history of the brand with the next automotive legend. The first customers will take delivery of the new Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 in late summer 2011.continue 2011-03-1 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-04         source: Automobili Lamborghini.

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GENEVA 2011- Lamborghini Aventador LP700-3 [VIDEO]

GENEVA 2011- Lamborghini Aventador LP700-3 [VIDEO]

Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 – A new reference among super sports cars   •              Innovative concept and phenomenal performance redefine the pinnacle of the super sports car segment•              Entirely new technology package, unique and powerful functional design language•              Innovative carbon-fiber monocoque•              New twelve-cylinder engine with 515 kW / 700 hp•              Super-fast shifting ISR (Independent Shifting Rods) transmission•              Pushrod suspension•              The very finest equipment and trim, extensive individualizationWith the Aventador LP 700-4, Automobili Lamborghini is redefining the very pinnacle of the world super sports car market – brutal power, outstanding lightweight engineering and phenomenal handling precision are combined with peerless design and the very finest equipment to deliver an unparalleled driving experience. With the Aventador, Lamborghini is taking a big step into the future – and building on the glorious history of the brand with the next automotive legend. The first customers will take delivery of the new Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 in late summer 2011.continue...          source: Automobili Lamborghini.

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GENEVA 2011 - ItalDesign Giugiaro finally introduces Volkswagen Go! and Volkswagen Tex concepts

GENEVA 2011 - ItalDesign Giugiaro finally introduces Volkswagen Go! and Volkswagen Tex concepts

After the series of teser images, ItalDesign Giugiaro has finally released details on the pair of new Volkswagen concept cars - the Go! and the Tex.Press release:ITALDESIGN GIUGIARO PRESENTS TEX AND GO!: THE VOLKSWAGENS OF THE FUTURE FOR THE A0 SEGMENTA Coupé and MPV powered by the Blue-e-motion and Twïn Drive systems mark the debut of the company based in Moncalieri, Italy within the Volkswagen Group.The world preview of GO! and Tex at the 81st edition of the International Motor Show in Geneva marks the debut of Italdesign Giugiaro as part of the Volkswagen Group.The two prototypes are the Giugiaro's interpretation for the Volkswagens of the future designed for the A0 segment."Italdesign is a figurehead of Italian design and engineering creativity.

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OFFICIAL - Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 in all its glory

OFFICIAL - Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 in all its glory

Automobili Lamborghini has official unveiled details and pictures of their long-anticipated Murcielago sucessor - the Aventador LP700.Press release, specifications and high-res images below.Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 – A new reference among super sports cars•              Innovative concept and phenomenal performance redefine the pinnacle of the super sports car segment•              Entirely new technology package, unique and powerful functional design language•              Innovative carbon-fiber monocoque•              New twelve-cylinder engine with 515 kW / 700 hp•              Super-fast shifting ISR (Independent Shifting Rods) transmission•              Pushrod suspension•              The very finest equipment and trim, extensive individualizationWith the Aventador LP 700-4, Automobili Lamborghini is redefining the very pinnacle of the world super sports car market – brutal power, outstanding lightweight engineering and phenomenal handling precision are combined with peerless design and the very finest equipment to deliver an unparalleled driving experience. With the Aventador, Lamborghini is taking a big step into the future – and building on the glorious history of the brand with the next automotive legend. The first customers will take delivery of the new Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 in late summer 2011.

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