The GTA name first appeared on the radar of the low-volume high-performance supercars in February of 2008. However the development of it began in 2006. The new European supercar is a brainchild of Domingo Ochoa - the founder of owner of the GTA company. Having three essential criterions - perfect sportsmanship, elegance and exclusivity - as the basis, an objective to build a world-class supersportscar was born. An unnamed coupe proposal was intended to have a V10 an engine developing 700 hp and develop a top speed of 340+ km/h (210+ mph).
Below is the list of most interesting world premieres of this year Geneva International Motor Show.Watch the official pictures, read the information and enjoy the high definition videos - all starts 81st Geneva Motor show are here!P.S. This post will be updated soon, so stay tuned!Alfa Romeo 4C GTA (concept car)Audi A3 Concept (concept car)Bertone Jaguar B99 & Bertone Jaguar B99 GT (concept)BMW Vision ConnectedDrive (concept)EDAG Ligh Car Sharin (concept)Ferrari FF (production car)Fiat 500 Coupe Zagato (concept)Ford B-Max (concept)Gumpert Tornante by Touring Superleggera (prototype)Infiniti Ethera (concept)IED Abarth Scorp-Ion (concept)ItalDesign Giugiaro Volkwagen Go! (concept)ItalDesign Giugiaro Volkswagen Tex (concept)Koenigsegg Agera R (production car)Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 (production car), here and hereLotus Mansory Evora (Bespoke) / Evora Enduro GT / Elise Club RacerMazda Minagi (concept)Mini Rocketman (concept)Mitsubishi Concept-Global Small (concept)Nissan ESFLOW (concept)Opel Zafira Tourer Concept (concept)Pagani Huayra (production car) and hereRenault Captur (concept)Renault R-Space (concept)Rinspeed BamBoo (concept)Saab PhoeniX (concept)Seat IBX Concept (concept)Skoda Vision D (concept)Smart forspeed (concept)SsangYong SUT 1 (concept)Subaru BOXER Sports Car Arhitecture (concept)Suzuki Swift S-Concept (concept)Tata Pixel (concept)Toyota EV Prototype (prototype)Toyota FT-86 II Concept (concept)Toyota Yaris HDS Concept (concept)Volvo V60 Plugi-in Hybrid (concept)Wiesmann Spyder (concept/prototype) .
You already had a chance to view the official pictures and read the official information about the newest supercar coming from the Modena - the Pagani Huayra - before its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show which started only several days ago. The truth is, the official unveiling of the Deus Venti (as it is Huayra's 'nickname') took the place at the Pirelli headquarters in Milan, on the 18th of February.Below you can find several official images from the event as well as the speeches in English and also the HD videos to enjoy.If you wish to watch again the teaser videos of the Huayra:1st / 2nd / 3rd teaser4th teasersource: Pagani AutomobiliPRESS RELEASE:PAGANI HUAYRA AND PIRELLI P ZERO, ITALIANDESIGN, TECHNOLOGY AND PERFORMANCEON THE WORLD’S MOST EFFICIENT CARThe European tour to present the new Pagani supercar with P Zero tyres starts from the classic Pirelli plant in BicoccaHuayra, the world’s first car to use active aerodynamics to “fly” over the tarmacMilan, 18th February 2011 – Pagani Automobili and Pirelli consolidate their technical partnership which began in 2006 with Huayra, the new supercar from the Modena manufacturers on P Zero tyres and which blends sports performance with elegance. The world preview of the 2011 vehicle, signed off by Horacio Pagani, took place today at the classic Pirelli plant at Bicocca, where the European Huayra launch tour will start.
For the full details, pictures and video of the new Abarth Scorp-Ion by IED, click here or the picture below.
Tata Pixel, new city car concept for Europe, displayed at the 81st Geneva Motor ShowTata Motors today presented at the 81st Geneva Motor Show the Tata Pixel, a new city car concept for Europe. Based on the Tata Nano, the Tata Pixel - at just over three metres in length - is the most package efficient four-seater in the world, comfortably accommodating four adults, unlike a typical city car which is either a two-seater or can accommodate two adults and two children only.Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Carl-Peter Forster, Managing Director and Group CEO of Tata Motors, said, "Tata Motors holds true to its belief that there is an opportunity in Europe for a city car, which is optimal in space, manoeuvrability and environment-friendliness. The Tata Pixel is a reflection of Tata Motors' idea of what such a car should be.
For the full details and specifications, studio and live pictures as well as the videos of the Saab PhoeniX Concept clicke the image below. .
Toyota has released the following press release:— Toyota has been creating exciting sports cars for over 50 years— FT-86 II concept previews the next generation of Toyota sports car— Entirely driver-focused concept designed to capture the intrinsic joy of driving— Boxer engine for light weight, low centre of gravity and optimum power-to-weight ratio‘When the Toyota 2000 GT was built, I was eleven years old – and I loved it. I said: “I want to drive something like this when I grow up”. My dream came true when I drove a 2000 GT in a vintage car rally. That was a really great experience. I want young people to feel those same desires when they see a new Toyota sports car.
Renault has released the folloing press release:The Geneva Motor Show sees Renault reveal two new concept cars – Captur and R-Space – as the brand gradually unveils its new approach to design, a cornerstone of its "Renault 2016 - Drive the Change" plan.NEW DESIGN STRATEGY THE ACCENT ON EMOTIONR-SPACE: SPACE FOR EVERY INDIVIDUALRenault will unveil its R-Space concept car at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. As the third concept car to be completed under the direction of Laurens van den Acker, R-Space represents the "Family" stage in the company’s new life-cycle oriented Design strategy.With a silhouette that is both sporting and sculptural, R-Space proves that a people carrier can be sexy. An innovative interior design makes it an MPV that caters for each of its occupants.
Touring Superleggera has released the following press release:Touring Superleggera at the 2011 Geneva Motor ShowOn the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, Touring is celebrating its 85th anniversary showing yet another world première and exploring new grounds for the Milanese coachbuilder.The 2011 programme of Touring Superleggera is highlighted by collaboration with Gumpert – a sports car manufacturer known for its very demanding engineering and extreme performance – and the Bentley Continental Flying Star, which recently was elected Luxury Car of the Year on the reputed Classic Driver online magazine. The Gumpert Tornante fast tourer, radically different from a noble shooting break, illustrates that Touring’s credo of purity, design integrity, simplicity and balanced proportions can be successfully applied to a wide variety of automotive concepts.The Flying Star is getting on stream very well with an increase in production capacity to cope with the growing demand. The Bentley-sanctioned project has definitively positioned Touring on the highest quality levels for custom design and coach building.
Subaru has released the folloeing press release:Subaru Rear-Wheel Drive Sports CarThe Rear-Wheel Drive (RWD) Sports Car, which is currently under joint development with Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), incorporates into a new generation sports car with an ambition to provide driving pleasure to a wider range of customers. Thanks to its “front-engine, rear-wheel drive layout”, further lowered centre of gravity, compact and lightweight body and short wheel base, it delivers a new level of driving excitement with very unique crisp handling. The car will be the only mass-produced front-engine, rear-wheel drive sports car powered by a horizontally-opposed engine in the world, by making full use of an engineering masterpiece fusing Subaru’s sports car expertise with Boxer engine performance and Toyota’s experience with RWD sports cars.This new car is rooted in both companies’ engineering philosophy. Subaru’s engineering excellence, renowned for providing “Enjoyment and Peace of Mind” to its loyal customers, has been applied to the car’s development.