Sunday, March 08, 2009

Geneva Auto Show Highlights


Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe. Nice!



Created in celebration of Infiniti's 20th anniversary as Nissan's luxury brand, the Essence is a showcase for future technologies that could make their way into production cars as soon as next year. When it was introduced, it was one of the few new models that actually elicited hearty applause from the hype-weary media corps.




The Lamborghini Murcielago LP 670-4 SuperVeloce was another of the six-figure supercars displayed. The Geneva show has regularly showcased automakers' most elite offerings, a trend that continued in 2009 despite a glut of grim industry news in recent weeks.
Unintentionally odd was the new Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano HGTE. Its cartoonish smiley face grille bears an uncanny resemblance to a en.



The Frazer-Nash Namir, a hybrid supercar styled by Giugiaro, was one of a handful of high-powered vehicles that acknowledged a possible shift toward more sustainable forms of mobility.




If Chrysler lives long enough to pursue its alliance with Fiat, the 500C could be among the cars that are brought to America




Fiat 500 Cabriolet



The Aston Martin One-77 was one of several sexy and souped-up new sports cars on display


The Aston Martin V12 Vantage.



Unintentionally odd was the new Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano HGTE. Its cartoonish smiley face grille bears an uncanny resemblance to a "Cars" movie character, Lightning McQueen.







The most powerful Bentley ever is the new Continental Supersports coupe, which was officially revealed at the Geneva auto show Tuesday. But this "blower Bentley" comes with a twist: it runs on biofuel.




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