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Italian hypercar maker Pagani will be showing off the Zonda’s replacement, the Pagani Huayra. This 1 million Euro hypercar is an absolute beauty!
Powered by a bi-turbo 6.0-litre V12 from Mercedes’s AMG division, it shares the same engine block as Mercedes’s own SL65 Black. It will be available in two versions; Standard engine (700bhp & 664lb ft) and Sport version (730bhp and 811lb ft). Pagani claims it could achieve 230mph, 0-100kph in 3.3sec during testing. Check out the interior in our previous post here!
Renault will be unveiling Captur, a galactic weird-looking crossover that has the marque’s new frontal identity, showing the company’s new design strategy.
This concept car is powered by a 160-hp 1.6- liter twin-turbo diesel with CO2 emissions of 99g/km. We have to say, the doors look really cool. There’s another concept but Renault will only unveil it at the show.
Rolls-Royce will be debuting an electric version of its Phantom at the auto show. They have announced that they will debut the car, known as either the 102 EX or Phantom EE (Experimental Electric).
“We have engineered the world’s first battery electric vehicle for the ultra-luxury segment. 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.”, said CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös.
Smart is showing off their new electric washing machine, Forspeed. I mean, electric roadster, The ForSpeed.
The ForSpeed can accelerate from 0 to 60 kph in 5.5 seconds and reaches a top speed of 120 km/h. It is powered by a 16.5 kWh lithium-ion battery that can be charged at any conventional 220 Volt socket. According to Smart, charging from 0 to 80 percent takes 45 minutes, while a fully charged battery offers a driving range of 135 kilometers
Japanese automaker Toyota will display a Yaris hybrid concept that will be in production in 2012. The Yaris will join the Auris and Prius hybrids in Europe.
The Prius+ also debuting at the show, which is a further expansion of the Prius family. The Prius+ is the first car to offer European customers the versatility of 7 seats combined with a full hybrid powertrain.
VW will be unveiling their creations designed by Italdesign Giugiaro, an automobile design and engineering company.
VW Group bought a 90 percent stake in Italdesign to enhance its design and engineering capacity. We should be able to expect spectacular VW cars, but looking at this design.. It looks like a college 3D design project.
Yes, you’ve guessed it right, Volvo is going green. They will be showing off their plug-in diesel-electric hybrid, the V60 station wagon. The car will go on sale next year.
The V60 if powered by five-cylinder 2.4-litre D5 turbo diesel with 215 horsepower and maximum torque of 440 Nm that drives the front wheels. Also not forgetting a 70HP-strong electric motor that receives its power from a 12 kWh lithium-ion battery pack and motivates the rear wheels.
Expect to see images and reports on Geneva Motor Show starting tomorrow!