2015 Geneva Motor Show: Cars That Are Drawing & Deserve Attention

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The 2015 Geneva Motor Show is a massive hit this year. Many carmakers are present and making full use of the potential available to showcase their latest productions.

Carmakers showcase everything from concepts to facelift models to the newest and ultimate of superfast cars.

There is everything from Porsche's to Ferrari's and even Koenigsegg's latest, the Regara that has no gearbox. Even NanoFlowcell vehicle concepts, which are on the brink of paving the way of future vehicles are present.

At this kind of a moment, one would wonder what to see at the show or rather how to gain the most with limited time on priority.

Here is a list of cars that are getting the maximum attention at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show and some that deserve mentioning:

The Ferrari 488 GTB:

The Ferrari is an easy guess. This latest car from the Italian stables even boasts a new colour, which has suspended particles in the paint which gives it extra gloss.


  • Twin-turbo, V8, 3.9-litre engine
  • 670 HP
  • 760 Nm torque
  • 0 to 100 km/h in 3 seconds
  • 0 to 200 km/h in 8.3 seconds
  • Top speed of 330 km/h
  • Dual-clutch seven-speed gearbox

Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce

Now thats another car that deserves attention. The Superveloce, which means superfast in Italian sure lives up to its name. Stephan Winkelmann, the Chief of Lamborghini claims that this car is the purest expression of the Aventador to date.


  • 6.5-litre, V12
  • 739 hp
  • 0-62 mph in 2.8 seconds
  • Top speed of 217 mph

Audi R8:

This is another much awaited car. This second generation Audi R8 shares the same aluminium carbon fibre chassis with the Lamborghini Huracan. The R8 is 50 kg lighter and 40 percent stiffer than the previous model and also comes with optional laser headlights.


  • V10 engine
  • 533 bhp or 602 bhp option
  • 0 to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds
  • Top speed of 205 mph
  • Twin-clutch S tronic transmission


Mercedes-Maybach S-600 Pullman

For those who were wondering why the sports cars are getting all the attention, well, here is a limousine-the Mercedes-Maybach S-600 Pullman. This is Mercedes-Maybach's second model, and will be positioned at the top of the Maybach range, above the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class.


  • 6.0-litre V12
  • 523 hp
  • 612 lb-ft of torque

BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer

In case people wondering that the crowd is drawn just to expensive luxury cars, well here is the BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer. The 7-seater 2 Series Gran Tourer shares the same platform and the engine as the 2 Series Active Tourer. The interior was designed for practicality and is designed for more space as well as to carry 7 occupants.

The BMW is offered with 5 engine options and is available with either a six-speed manual or an eight-speed automatic transmission.

  • 3-cylinder petrol engine producing 134 hp
  • 4-cylinder petrol engine producing 189 hp
  • 3-cylinder diesel engine producing 114 hp
  • 4-cylinder diesel engine producing 148 hp
  • 4-cylinder diesel engine producing 187 hp

The McLaren 675 LT

The McLaren 675 LT deserves mentioning. It will be limited to just 500 units and they will all be sold out in a few days! Many of the parts that have been used in the car are either entirely new or extensively modified. Deliveries will start this July.


  • 3.8-litre, twin-turbo V8
  • 516 pound-feet of torque
  • 666 horsepower
  • Seven-speed dual clutch gearbox
  • 0 to 60 mph in 2.9 seconds
  • Top speed of 205 mph

The Koenigsegg Regera

Another car that deserves mentioning is the USD 1.89 million Koenigsegg Regera. This engineering marvel does not have a gearbox. It uses a technology called "Direct Drive". The company will build just 80 examples of this beauty,


  • Twin-turbo DOHC 5.0-litre V8
  • 3 electric motors
  • Combined power of 1,500 hp
  • 21 miles of pure electric range
  • Top speed of 248 mph
  • 0 to 248 mph in under 20 seconds
  • Hydraulic clutch

The Honda Civic Type R

The Honda Civic Type R was a much-awaited car but its non availability in the US market will be a disappointment for many. This car features some ground breaking technology and is turbocharged!


  • 2.0-litre, direct-injected turbo VTEC four-cylinder engine
  • 306 horsepower at 6500 rpm
  • 295 lb-ft of torque at 2500 rpm
  • Six-speed manual transmission
  • 0 to 62 mph in 5.7 seconds
  • Top speed of 168 mph

Ford Focus RS Makes

This is another car worth mentioning-the Ford Focus RS. This is the third generation of performance oriented Focus RS, which will be offered globally.


  • 2.3-litre EcoBoost four-cylinder engine
  • 320 horsepower
  • all-wheel-drive
  • 6-speed manual gearbox

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Story first published: Thursday, March 5, 2015, 16:47 [IST]
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