Geneva Motor Show 2016 : What to expect
The highly anticipated Geneva Motor Show is just around the corner and with many car manufacturers set to reveal their latest offerings and concepts, here’s our overview of whats to come and from whom at the 86th Geneva Motor Show.
Ferrari have evolved the sporting Grand Tourer in their latest concept, the Ferrari GTC4Lusso, which will be unveiled by the prancing horse at the Geneva Motor Show. This is one definitely not to miss and is already set to be a firm favourite at Luxury Lifestyle Magazine HQ.
Mercedes-Benz have gone one step further than the rest with not only a vast array of debuts set for the show but also in a varied presentation deemed the ‘Dream Car Collection‘ set to please media and the public alike.
Bentley will unveil the Flying Spur V8 S at Geneva for it’s world premiere promising to make a statement in the luxury sedan segment.
Not ones to miss out, Infiniti will grace the Geneva Motor Show with their European debut of the Q60 sports coupe and the QX30 premium active crossover. Joining them will be the further upgraded Q50.
Honda, will be gracing the Geneva Motor Show with the global debut of the highly anticipated Civic Hatchback Prototype whilst following from its global unveil in Tokyo, the Clarity Fuel Cell will also make its European Debut.
Fellow Japanese manufacturer, Subaru will show to the world, in it’s global debut, the ‘Subaru XV Concept’ teasing us only with it’s name and a concept picture leaving us waiting to find out the full details of their latest developments.
Peugeot have taken steps forward with their vision for innovative and holistic business customer service with the release of the Peugeot Traveller i-Lab VIP 3.0 Shuttle concept set to be revealed in Geneva. With connectivity, design and comfort for the driver and passengers alike at the heart of the Peugeot Traveller‘s design philosophy, it promises to provide new, distinctive features that set the VIP shuttle apart from the brand’s SUV and car model range. In addition Peugeot will also unveil the new Peugeot 2008.
Following the launch of the XC90 in 2015, Volvo will unveil the new Volvo V90 in it’s first public appearance. It will be joined by the New Volvo S90, shown for the first time at the Detroit Auto Show in January, and the Facelifted Volvo V40, the best-selling Volvo model in the UK.
Maserati will be providing the global debut of the exterior form of the Levante, the first SUV in the brand’s more than one hundred year history: the new model completes the existing range of saloon and sports cars, extending the offering together with the Quattroporte, Ghibli, GranTurismo and GranCabrio models.
ŠKODA have revealed that they will be communicating and displaying their new approach to their design language in the SUV segment alongside it’s new show car – the ŠKODA VisionS – hinting at how the future SUVs from ŠKODA could look. After unveiling the design language change back in 2014 with the VisionC study, the VisionS will demonstrate how this has been transferred to the SUV segment whilst also maintaining traditional brand values.
Further details on the new design language can be found via ŠKODA’s YouTube channel with a special 4-part insight series.
Other appearances set for the Geneva Motor Show include the Nissan GT Concept , the Kia Niro , the all-new Kia Optima Sportswagon, Kia’s first ever D-segment tourer (global premiere), the all-new Vauxhall Mokka X, China-based automotive R&D company, Techrules’ all-new concept supercar, featuring its’ patented Turbine-Recharging Electric Vehicle (TREV) system and a bespoke version of the McLaren 675LT Spider (its first public appearance).