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The Lagonda Crossover Concept

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Last week at the Geneva Motor Show 2009, the Lagonda concept brand introduced its crossover concept car to the world.  A collaboration between Aston Martin and Mercedes, the Lagonda concept will include the wheelbase and A-pillar positioning of the Mercedes GL, yet the heart and styling of this luxury crossover will be all Aston Martin.  The Lagonda styling actually reminds us quite a bit of...

17 Amazing Supercars of the Geneva Motor Show 2009

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The Geneva Motor Show is in a class of its own.  While we here in the United States celebrate our auto conferences with much pride, car fans the world over recognize the Geneva Motor Show as the absolute best, the cream of the crop for luxury sports cars and rare automobiles.  The 2009 Geneva Motor Show did not disappoint-- as some of the greatest, fastest, greenest and most expensive cars...

Sporty KTM X-Bow ROC Shows Off in Geneva

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Celebrating one year of production, motorbike manufacturer KTM took the wraps off of the latest X-Bow ROC edition in Geneva. Expected to race in the legendary 'Race of Champions' event, the lightweight vehicle packs a 2.0-liter TFSI four-cylinder engine from Audi under a carbon fiber monocoque shell in white and black. With an adjustable sports suspension, a removable multi-function steering...

Wiesmann Roadster MF4, the Black Night Coupe

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Wiesmann's new MF4 Roadster is a retro-themed coupe that drew plenty of attention with its old-school, aggressive design. With an accent on performance, the new MF4 is prepared to deliver thanks to a tuned 367 hp BMW-sourced 4.0L V8 engine mated to a six/seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. Strictly limited for sale in Europe, the production for this "noble descendant" will vary from 250 to...

2010 Lotus Exige S 260 Sport, Racing Style

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Unveiled at the Auto Salon in Geneva, the new 2010 Lotus Exige S 260 is the latest (and fastest) evolution of the company’s hard-core Exige marque. Featuring a restyled front end that focuses on better airflow, with bigger air intakes and a larger rear wing that adds stability, the race-track inspired vehicle is not just a visual treat but also a powerful one. With power coming from a...

Renault Megane RS, Waves from Geneva

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Unveiled in Geneva a few days ago, the new Renault Megane RS is a fantastic looking racer that claims title for the hottest hatch in Europe. With a two-litre twin scroll turbo petrol engine under the hood that outputs 250 hp, a sharper chassis (Sport and Cup) along with a limited slip differential and a heavily improved steering, that sporting coupe definitely knows what 'fast' means. Designed...

The Protoscar Lampo Electric Sportscar

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Recently unveiled in Geneva, Lampo is a full size electric cabriolet with a very daring design developed by the Swiss from Protoscar. Powered by two special BRUSA electric motors that output a total of 268 hp and a torque of over 440Nm, the all-wheel drive system gets its juice from a lightweight li-ion battery pack capable of storing 32 kWh and offering a range of over 120 miles. With a...

Frazer-Nash Namir by Giugiaro, Claims World's Fastest Hybrid Title

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Famed design studios of Italdesign Giugiaro and the Brits from Frazer Nash teamed up to come up with the "world's fastest hybrid" vehicle in the world. Unveiled in Geneva the other day, Namir (the Arabic word for tiger) is a plug-in hybrid concept with a carbon fiber chassis and unique honeycomb panels that scream power. With two brushless DC electric motors for the rear and the front...

2009 Spyker C8 Aileron, Aircraft Influenced

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Removing the shroud in Geneva last year with their C8 Aileron, the Dutch folks from Spyker caused some serious head turns. For this year's salon, the jet-inspired supercar has been getting a more refined body that includes some eye catching LED turn indicators, scissor doors, a small rooftop air inlet and those stylish round air intakes in the flanks. As for what makes the C8 Aileron "fly",...

The Women of the Geneva Motor Show

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Each year, the Geneva Motor Show showcases some of the finest luxury and sports automobiles in the world.  From Bugatti to Rolls Royce, Pagani to Lamborghini, the Geneva Motor Show spares no expense in its showcasing of the world's top car brands.  As a general rule of thumb, you can assume that wherever you'll find a large collection of rare luxury sportscars-- you'll also find beautiful...

Lamborghini Murcielago LP 670-4 SuperVeloce, Breaks Ice

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With speed and high performance technology coursing through its veins, the newest Lamborghini Murcielago LP 670-4 SuperVeloce is the fastest, lightest and most powerful model the company has ever made. Exceptionally "purist", the supercar is powered by a 6.5L V12 engine that outputs 670 hp and some 487 lb-ft of torque. With a little tweaking to the air intake system and after optimizing the...

Lamborghini Insecta, Extreme Race-oriented Concept

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Following the traditional geometrical styling cues of a Lambo with elements inspired by the world of insects, Romanian designer Iulian Bumbu came up with an exquisite 2-seater, or "extreme race-oriented supercar". Dubbed Lamborghini Insecta (who would have thought?), this fresh concept has an armor-like form with angular yet sweeping lines. Borrowing much from the Gallardo, Insecta features a...

Dacia Duster, Futuristic Low-cost Crossover

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Editor's Note-- The Geneva Motor Show is in full swing, so over the next few days we'll be covering the best of the event here on StyleCrave.  Stay tuned! While Dacia is normally a prime player in the low cost sector, they've made some moves to be taken more seriously as a quality brand. That let the brand to get a little bold-- and release the first concept car...

Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano Sportscar in Two New Variants

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A perfect combination of looks and power, Ferrari is expected to reveal two new-and-improved versions of its amazing 599 GTB Fiorano sportscar. The first of two is a Handling GT Evoluzione (HGTE) version - pictured above, finished in a new three-layer metallic Rosso, with a set of stylish alloy wheels, high-performance tires and a sportier suspension. As for its beefier sibling, the new...

Opel Ampera, the European Version of Chevy Volt

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Although it hasn't been officially unveiled, the new Opel Ampera is not a secret anymore. Over the weekend, Opel leaked images of the hybrid vehicle made it to the Internet. Running on GM's Voltec plug-in hybrid system and offering a 60 km range running solely on those 16 kWh batteries, the European version of the Chevy Volt packs an internal combustion engine and extends to 500km. With...

Mirage Carrera GT Carbon Edition by Gemballa

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Editor’s NoteFor more news and highlights, check out our full coverage of the Geneva Motor Show! In time for Geneva, Stuttgart-based Gemballa decided it's time to update their super-aggressive Mirage Carrera GT with this Carbon Edition. Although not yet a production version, the race-looking Mirage has been put on a serious diet through extensive use of...

New ERA Concept from I.DE.A Institute

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Editor’s NoteFor more news and highlights, check out our full coverage of the Geneva Motor Show! Conceived to celebrate 30 years of design experience, the futuristic ERA concept started as an exercise to prove that the group from I.DE.A Institute can build a "supercar" in just 30 days. They weren't wrong, as they achieved this quickly and the result turned...

Tramontana R, From Rocket on Wheels?

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"Half formula 1" and "half fighter", Tramontana R is an ultra-exclusive carbon-fiber supercar that definitely turns heads. While its appearance may attract some and scare others, the one seater manages to impress with its speed and lightness. Running on a Mercedes twin-turbo 12-cylinder engine that allows switching from 550 to 760 horses, Taramontana R knows a bit about speed. It gets 0 to...

Bentley Continental Supersports: Mean and Green

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Editor’s NoteFor more news and highlights, check out our full coverage of the Geneva Motor Show! It looks like this year's Auto Show in Geneva is definitely going to ignore this whole global recession thing. And one of the companies trying to impress, Bentley, is taking the green path with the new Continental Supersports. Considered "the fastest, most...

Perana Z-One, A New Supercar Signed Zagato

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Editor’s NoteFor more news and highlights, check out our full coverage of the Geneva Motor Show! Renowned for design consultancy and engineering services, the Italians from Zagato have hooked up with the South Africans from Perana Performance Group to come up with Perana Z-One. Expected to be unveiled in Switzerland next month, this limited-edition supercar...