Morgan today announced its line-up for 81st Geneva Motor Show which starts next week:This year, our stand will comprise of:2 brand new Morgan 3 Wheelers2 Aero SuperSports2 Morgan SuperSport Junior Pedal Cars+4 SportBespoke RoadsterYou can find the pictures and teaser video of the reborn legend below. Also, a dedicated website - www.morgan3wheeler.co.uk - will be fully launched soon. Despite the new Morgan EvaGT is not announced for the show, the company has released the teaser video of the new sportsoupe, as well.
Mini has released the following press release:MINI goes Milan. Exclusive preview of the MINI Rocketman Concept during Milan Fashion Week 2011.Milan, Italy. In the company of an exclusive line-up of guests and a host of friends, MINI celebrated the global premiere of the new MINI Rocketman Concept against the backdrop of Milan Fashion Week. With more than 300 guests of honour from the international fashion and design world attending, MINI held its celebratory event at the Istituto Europeo di Design, one of Europe’s most prestigious design schools with a focus on automotive and product design.
Mini has released the following press release:The creation of innovative concepts for urban mobility has seen MINI grow into the successful brand we know today. A constant stream of new ideas from its beginnings more than 50 years ago to the present day have ensured that driving fun has continued to grow even though space on our roads has become ever tighter. Underpinning this success has been the creative use of space, a principle that enters new territory with the MINI Rocketman Concept. The study car, which will be revealed to the public worldwide for the first time at the International Geneva Motor Show (3 – 13 March 2011), harks back to the classic Mini in terms of its exterior dimensions, while its technology points to the future of automotive design. A 3+1-seater with 3 doors and a length of just over 3 metres (approx.
Smart has released the following press release:Stuttgart – smart is presenting an unconventional study at the Geneva Motor Show: the forspeed combines contemporary urban mobility with the fun factor typical of smart. The two-seater has no roof or side windows and it features a low wind deflector instead of a windscreen in the style of a classic propeller aircraft. The result is an incomparable fresh air driving experience. The responsive electric drive that has been further developed and features a boost function also guarantees driving pleasure. A look forward at the next generation is particularly exciting as the era of electric mobility has already started at smart.
Subaru has released the following press release:FHI opens Special Site for the 81st Geneva International Motor Show- Teaser Image of “BOXER Sports Car Architecture” released -Tokyo, February 22, 2011 - Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the maker of Subaru automobiles, today announced the opening of a special website for the 81st Geneva Motor Show (Press day: March 1 and 2; Open to the public from March 3 through 13, 2011). FHI will also release a teaser image of its “BOXER Sports Car Architecture”, a technology exhibit initially referred to as “Subaru Rear-Wheel Drive Sports Car Technology Concept”. FHI is setting up this special website with a view to increasing customers’ understanding of the philosophy underpinning this unique technology exhibit.The SUBARU “BOXER Sports Car Architecture” embodies the technology concept of Subaru’s Rear-Wheel Drive Sports Car, currently under joint development with Toyota Motor Corporation.
From the official press release:Lamborghini redefines the future of the super sports car 1. Lightweight engineering with carbon-fiber technology1.1. The manifesto for super sports cars of the future1.Lightweight engineering with carbon-fiber technologyLamborghini is redefining the future of the super sports car with expertise unparalleled worldwide•Systematic lightweight design concept for extreme dynamics and outstanding efficiency•Full monocoque for the new V12 model with exceptional characteristics•Worldwide leading know-how in development, production and application of carbon-fiber materials•New production system uses innovative technologies to the highest quality standards•Investments in carbon fiber demonstrate the innovative strengths and forward-looking power of the brandLamborghini is heading into the future with a systematic lightweight design concept – the intensive application of carbon-fiber materials forms the key foundation for the extreme dynamics and less emissions that will define its future super sports cars. The new V12 model that will debut at the 2011 Geneva motorshow is based on a full monocoque construction made from innovative carbon-fiber technology and superior to anything else on the market – developed and produced entirely by Automobili Lamborghini.
BMW has released the following press release:Campaign launch for new BMW sub-brandMunich. Saturday evening saw the launch of teaser communications for the new BMW sub-brand. Light installations and video projections illuminated BMW Group buildings around the Petuelring road in the north of Munich. The four-cylinder building, BMW Welt and BMW Museum were bathed in the colours of BMW i. The new BMW sub-brand itself was launched at today’s press conference in the BMW Welt.
ItalDesign Giugiaro has released the first teaser of the soon-to-be-released new automobile. The new creation of the Italian design house is accompanied by a slogan "The future is already here. Try to interpret it". Exactly as is it is intended, the teaser image leaves much space for interpretation. See the official ItalDesign Giugiaro's message bellow and share your interpretation in the comments.
Wiesmann has released the following announcement:From March 1st until 13th Wiesmann will be at Geneva Motor Show. The german sports car manufacturer presents its whole array of handcrafted sports cars at booth 1243. As a highlight the design study of Wiesmann Spyder will appear first in the automobiles world. The Spyder is an extremely downsized variation which has only one motivation: to provide a maximum of driving enjoyment.Powerful, ultra-light and purist, the Wiesmann Spyder is the essence of Wiesmann’s philosophy.
Rolls-Royce has released the following press release:Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Confirms Electric Test Vehicle ProjectGoodwood UKRolls-Royce Motor Cars today confirmed the development of 102EX, a one-off, fully electric powered Phantom, to debut at the Geneva Motor Show on 1 March 2011. The car will tour during 2011, serving as a test bed to gather a bank of research data which will be crucial in informing future decisions on alternative drive-trains for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.“We have engineered the world’s first battery electric vehicle for the ultra-luxury segment,” said CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös, speaking from the company’s headquarters in Goodwood. “With this vehicle, we begin an exploration into alternative drive-trains, seeking clarity on which alternative technologies may be suitable to drive Rolls-Royce motor cars of the future.”Rolls-Royce produces cars that represent the pinnacle in luxurious motoring for the world’s most discerning customers.