The 88th Geneva International Motor Show may have been and gone. But we thought we would take a look back and re-live some of the highlights from one of the biggest auto shows on the planet.
The all electric Jaguar i-Pace was a firm favourite with visitors. With a range up to 298 miles, 0-60 in just 4.5 seconds and price tag from £60k+. It’s expected to be as popular as the Evoque when it goes on sale this summer. The iPace will also feature as a support race series for Formula E in 2018!
Audi all-electric SUV
Audi’s first electric SUV will cost around £60,000 when it goes on sale later this year. Envisioned as a rival to Tesla’s Model X and the upcoming Jaguar i-Pace, the Audi will match Jaguar’s 0-60 time of 4.5 seconds.
The Honda Urban EV’s retro look is targeted at the Mini and Fiat 500 city driver. Honda have confirmed the UEV will go on sale in Europe next year, so watch this space for competing manufactures responses to the retro-styled UEV.
The Mercedes-AMG GT four-door is due to go on sale in the UK in September, acting as a competitor to the Porsche Panamera. As well as a range of powerful petrol and diesel engines, customers will also be able to choose from a range of Electric powertrain models.
Renault’s EZ-GO concept is a look into the not so distant future. Renault have suggested that by 2020 you can expect to see early stages of this concept hitting the road as they predict we will evolve our driving to autonomous.
BMW Concept M8 Gran Coupe
The BMW Concept M8 Gran Coupe moves to a higher level (including price) than the 6 Series, competing against the Porsche Panamera sedan, Bentley Continental GT coupe, and Mercedes S-Class coupe. The subtle design of the concept as well as the CEO’s comments suggests, ‘that this will go to production soon.’
New VW Phaeton
Volkswagen has revealed its plans for a new electric-powered luxury saloon that is set to join its line-up as an indirect replacement for the discontinued Phaeton. Technical details of the upcoming showroom version of the new car have indicated that customers could expect a combined 302hp and an electric range of 413 miles once it goes into production.
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