Geneva International Motor Show
Automotive News Europe's coverage from Switzerland
Jan. 4, 2017 12:30 CET
Kia is betting on a larger cabin and more trunk space to help the new-generation Picanto compete against rivals in Europe's minicar segment.... Read More
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VW says CC successor Arteon will debut new design language
Nov. 28, 2016 16:43 CET
VW brand said its new top model, the Arteon, will introduce its new "progressive" design language. The four-door, coupe-like car will be positioned above the Passat midsize sedan and will replace the Passat-based CC.... Read More
Opel Insignia gets new name, grows in length
Oct. 27, 2016 06:01 CET
The new Opel/Vauxhall Insignia will be lighter and more spacious than the current car and will get a new name. The midsize model will be called the Insignia Grand Sport.... Read More
Porsche expected to debut first wagon in Geneva
Sept. 13, 2016 13:02 CET
Porsche will unveil a Panamera wagon at next year's Geneva auto show, Bloomberg reported. It will compete with the Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake to appeal to buyers seeking a mix of luxury and practicality.... Read More
Opel/Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport
The new Opel/Vauxhall Insignia has a longer and lower look than the current model. Its wheelbase has been extended by 92 mm, giving it a more spacious interior. The midsize car will be called the Insignia Grand Sport.
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Fiat Abarth 124 Spider
The hot version of Fiat's 124 Spider premiered at the Geneva auto show, boasting the same 1.4-liter turbocharged chainsaw engine found in the Fiat 500 Abarth, but in this application, it’s rated at 170 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. The Abarth 124 features a mechanical limited-slip differential along with 50/50 weight balance. It weighs in at just 2,337 pounds, Fiat says, and comes with either a six-speed manual or a Sequenziale Sportivo automatic 'box with paddle shifters.
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Geneva remains the prime venue for muscular sports
car debuts — expensive autos seem to fit in this city known for exquisite timepieces and discreet banking for the very wealthy. This year’s crop featured some of the wildest designs and most astronomical price tags ever, as well as a humble but stylish concept.