Lamborghini Aventador J

At the Geneva Motor Show, Lamborghini dropped the top off the Aventador to reveal a car that is so utterly sexy, and so surprisingly beautiful, it could be mistaken to be a concept. This is the production Lamborghini Aventador J. It uses the engine as the Aventador to power itself, a 6.5-l V12 motor that churns out 700hp.

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Fastest Ferrari Ever: F12 Berlinetta Unveiled

Waiting for its official debut at the Geneva Motor Show, the F12 Berlinetta is the fastest Ferrari to date. Getting its power from a naturally aspirated 6.2-liter V12 engine that pumps out 740hp, top available torque being 690Nm. Now these are super impressive numbers by any standard, and they translate into performance very well. The F12 roars from zero to 100 kmh in just 3.1 seconds.

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Pininfarina Cambiano Concept

At the Geneva Motor Show, Pininfarina intends to show its latest concept, the Cambiano. As expected from Pininfarina, the concept is stunning in all its futuristic look glory. The driver side has just one door in coupe like styling, the passenger side on the other hand, has two suicide doors to make enough room for passengers to enter and exit the comfortable white leather seats of the concept.

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Range Rover Evoque Drops its Concept Top

Land Rover has taken the top off Range Rover Evoque for the Geneva Motor Show. The Evoque crossover is already well regarded, but dropping the top off an SUV and bringing out a convertible does take some well measured ideas. If the convertible concept is actually made, it will run on the same four-cylinder diesel and gasoline engines as the Evoque.

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The 2011 Wiesmann Spyder design study


At the Geneva Motor Show, Wiesmann showcased this design study, a two-seater convertible sports car with styling that would melt a purist’s heart. Weighing less than 2200 pounds, the car gets 420 horses from a 4.0-l V8, allowing it to zoom from zero to 60mph in under four seconds. Top speed for the design study is 180mph. Wiesmann currently does not have any clear plans of putting the car into production, but if it does go into production, that will happen only by 2012.

Via: SeriousWheels

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Saab Phoenix concept


Saab unveiled its Phoenix concept at the Geneva Motor Show. The gasoline-electric hybrid 197-horsepower turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder gas engine sourced from BMW, and a six-cylinder manual gearbox. With a fuel economy of just 47mpg, and can go from zero to 60mph in 5.9 seconds, with a top speed of 155mph. The concept is a precurson to the new Saab design language, and is a precursor of the future designs coming from Saab.

Via: Inside Line

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Rolls Royce shows its electric 102EX at Geneva


Rolls Royce unveiled its first electric vehicle at the Geneva Motor Show. The 102EX prototype is powered by a 71 kWh lithium-ion battery that feeds two electric motors that generate 389hp of power and 590 lb-ft of torque. The car can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in under eight seconds, has a top speed of 99mph, and a range of 124 miles. The numbers may look small and not all that impressive, but remember that the 102EX is based on the mighty Phantom, and there’s only little that can be done with a heavyweight like that, and it does translate into impressive performance.

Via: WCF

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Lamborghini’s new Aventador supercar unveiled


Lamborghini Aventador was unveiled at a pre-show event in Geneva. The latest offering from Lamborghini is a lightweight with a curb weight of just 3472 pounds. Car names speak stats for Lamborghini, so the Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 is a four-wheel drive with a power rating of 700PS (690bhp). The supercar has 690Nm of torque, and a 7-speed independent shift rod transmission. Powered by a 6.5-liter V12, the car completes the 0-60mph sprint in an astonishingly fast 2.9 seconds, and has a top speed of 217mph.

Via: WCF

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Aston Martin shows the 2012 Virage


With the Geneva Motor Show around the corner, Aston Martin has released details on the Virage Coupe and Virage Volante convertible. Meant to go between the DB9 and DBS in Aston’s lineup, the cars are powered by a 6.0-liter V12 engine that puts out 490hp and 420 lb-ft of torque.Virage goes from zero to sixty in about 4.5 seconds, and can reach a top speed of 186mph.

Via: Autoblog

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Mini shows the Rocketman concept for Geneva


Mini has taken wraps off its Rocketman concept, which is scheduled for an official debut at the Geneva Motor Show. At just about 11 feet long, the tiny car uses a unique 3+1 seating arrangement, and keeps its focus on being light and mini. To stay light, the concept uses a carbon spaceframe, weight reducing wheels, and an enclosed surface structure to reduce drag. Apparently, the car is high on efficiency as well, claiming about 78mpg on the American cycle.

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