Category: 2011 Geneva auto show

Get on the bus with the new VW electric drive “Bulli” concept at the 2011 Geneva auto show. Bus, magic now ‘electric’ bus from VW carries six including the driver with a ’infotainment’ mantra iPad center console interface. The iPad interface controls Bluetooth hands-free telephone, navigation, climate control, and the hazard warning switch. Also, the speedometer and [...]

2012 GTA Spano, 820 horsepower, at the 2011 Geneva motor show

Geneva, Switzerland – GTA Spano showed off the V10-powered, 820-horsepower with torque of 960 nm at the 81st edition of the International Motor Show in Geneva . The car has a carbon fiber-kevlar composite and aluminum chassis, and will be limited to a run of 99 examples worldwide. With all that power and very little [...]

Porsche 911 GT3R at the 2011 Geneva motor show

Geneva, Switzerland – During the 81st Geneva Motor Show, a Porsche 911 GT3 R with innovative hybrid drive made its debut, opening up a new chapter in the history of Porsche with more than 20,000 wins in 45 years scored by the extremely successful Porsche 911 in racing trim. Porsche’s press release states that the [...]

Volkswagen Giugiaro Tex Concept at the 2011 Geneva motor show

Geneva, Switzerland – The world preview of GO! and Tex at the 81st edition of the International Motor Show in Geneva marked the debut of Italdesign Giugiaro as part of the Volkswagen Group. The two prototypes are the Giugiaro’s interpretation for the Volkswagens of the future designed for the A0 segment. “We conducted a research [...]

Koenigsegg Agera R ||  Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport

Geneva, Switzerland – 81st annual Geneva motor show From Koenigsegg press release: The design The Agera is designed with the minimalistic “less is more” philosophy in mind. This philosophy means that the shape of the car has to be purely functional with no added features except those purely needed to meet regulation, added safety, ergonomics, [...]

1,000,000 Chevys in Europe by 2015 says Wayne Brannon

Wayne Brannon, President Chevrolet Europe, sat down with Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, and a group of journalists at the 2011 Geneva motor show. Brannon has set a goal of selling one million Chevys in Europe by 2015-2016, assuming the economy continues to recover. Ramp up, ramp down When you have so many launches – [...]

It’s the only part of the body, or the car, that touches the ground, the heels and the wheels. We took a few extra seconds to look at the heels & wheels that make up the 81st Geneva International Motor Show at Palexpo for Geneva press days. The show features World and European premieres of [...]

Jason Castriota, Saab designer, at the 2011 Geneva auto show

Geneva, Switzerland – Two world premieres were unveiled at the 2011 Geneva motor show.  the launch of the new Saab 9-3 Griffin range, and the unveiling of a limited edition Convertible celebrating Saab’s first year of independence. Also on stage was a concept entitled, Concept for Future Saab Design, conceived by a team under new [...]

Pagani Huayra at the 2011 Geneva auto show

Pagani has the  Zonda, but the Huayra has been engineered to meet U.S. safety and emissions standards, and should be available in the United States to the  few extremely wealthy individuals that can afford $1.4 million. Top speed of 230 mph, under 3,000 pounds and a carbon-titanium monocoque chassis cradling a mid-mounted engine that gives [...]

Victor Muller, Jan Ake Jonsson, Saab, at the 2011 Geneva auto show

” As Churchill said, If you’re going through Hell, keep going.” Victor Muller Victor Muller, Chairman of Saab, and CEO, Jan Ake Jonsson, sat down at the 2011 Geneva auto show with a group of journalists, and stopped to talk to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com. Saab has nothing to lose and everything to gain. General [...]