2011 geneva motor show

BMW Vision ConnectedDrive Concept at 2011 Geneva Motor Show

By Kelsey Mays  on March 2, 2011


Looks Like: A raft of interesting technology wrapped in a bizarre exterior Defining characteristics: No roof; a windshield that no auto glass shop would touch Ridiculous features: A navigation system with an “Emotional Browser” (yes, really) that can give audio-visual… Read More

BMW Vision ConnectedDrive Concept at 2011 Geneva Motor Show

By Kelsey Mays  on March 2, 2011

Looks Like: A raft of interesting technology wrapped in a bizarre exterior Defining characteristics: No roof; a windshield that no auto glass shop would touch Ridiculous features: A navigation system with an “Emotional Browser” (yes, really) that can give audio-visual… Read More

Toyota FT-86 II Concept at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show

By Joe Bruzek  on March 1, 2011

Looks like: Toyota is picking black over beige Defining characteristics: Lexus LF-A supercar styling Ridiculous features: BMW M/Aston Martin front fender vent Chance of being mass-produced: A sure thing It’s been a long wait for a production version of the… Read More

European Prius V Can Fit Seven People

By Colin Bird  on March 1, 2011

The Toyota Prius +, which was just unveiled at the 2011 Geneva International Motor Show, may look familiar. That’s because we’ve already seen it — more or less — as the 2011 Toyota Prius V, which debuted at January’s Detroit… Read More

2012 Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 at 2011 Geneva Motor Show

By Mike Hanley  on March 1, 2011

Competes with: Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano, Lexus LFA Looks like: Bruce Wayne will soon be trading in his Murcielago Drivetrain: 700-hp, 6.5-liter V-12 with seven-speed dual-clutch transmission; all-wheel drive Hits dealerships: June 2011 MSRP: $376,705 As far as exotic sports… Read More

2012 Volkswagen Tiguan at 2011 Geneva Motor Show

By David Thomas  on March 1, 2011

Competes with: Honda CR-V, Subaru Forester, Chevy Equinox Looks like: A manlier mini-SUV Drivetrain: Turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder Hits dealerships: Fall 2011  We knew Volkswagen was giving its oft-forgotten compact SUV a face-lift. Now we know when it will go on… Read More

Mazda Minagi Concept at 2011 Geneva Motor Show

By David Thomas  on February 28, 2011

Looks like: Mazda is taking on Mitsubishi’s Outlander Sport and Kia’s Sportage Defining characteristics: New design language for the brand Ridiculous features: An LCD control panel ... for rear passengers Chance of being mass-produced: This will be what the next… Read More

Audi A3 Concept at 2011 Geneva Motor Show

By Mike Hanley  on February 28, 2011

Looks like: A baby A6 Defining characteristics: 408-hp, turbo five-cylinder; seven-speed dual-clutch transmission; mobile Internet access Ridiculous features: 20-inch wheels Chance of being mass-produced: Count on the U.S. getting a sedan or hatchback Audi has never sold a sedan version… Read More

Saab PhoeniX Concept at 2011 Geneva Motor Show

By Colin Bird  on February 28, 2011

Looks like: The Saab Aero X concept, now featuring more “Tron”  Defining characteristics: Hybrid all-wheel-drive capability, Android-powered multimedia system  Ridiculous features: Two roof-mounted “winglets”  Chance of being mass-produced: The undercarriage will be applied to the next 9-3  Historically, Saab has… Read More

Volkswagen Bulli Concept at 2011 Geneva Motor Show

By David Thomas  on February 27, 2011

Looks like: VW’s answer to the Scion xB Defining characteristics: Electric powertrain, seats six Ridiculous features: An iPad controls onboard entertainment Chance of being mass-produced: Better than iffy In 2001 Volkswagen debuted a concept Microbus that to this day looks… Read More

Ford B-Max Concept at 2011 Geneva Motor Show

By David Thomas  on February 27, 2011

Looks like: The neighbor’s C-Max has been messing around with your Fiesta Defining characteristics: Sliding doors and no B-pillar Ridiculous features: None; this is production ready Chance of being mass-produced: 100% Europe’s auto marketplace is different from the U.S. Folks… Read More