Top Models From Geneva Motor Show 2015

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The 2015 Geneva Motor Show is the place to be where all the latest and newest, concepts and the topless automobiles from around the world are.

Automobile manufacturers have showcased latest road legal super sport cars to futuristic concepts which will redefine tomorrow's way of automotive mobility.

Showcased this year are cars that run on hybrid motors, the future of automobiles to raw gas burning performance oriented old-school machines.

Some concept cars just makes future automobiles a questionable thing while some have taken the impossible and the outrageous ideas, put them together to make production models.

Also, with new cars come new technologies which was not at all short of during the 20105 Geneva Motor Show.

Ferrari 488 GTB:

First on the list is the Ferrari 488 GTB. This latest car from the Italian stables boasts a new turbocharged engine and even a new colour which has suspended particles in the paint which gives it extra gloss.

Tech Spec:

  • 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:

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.

Tech Spec:

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

The curves and the colour contrast are just perfect on the Lamborghini!

Pininfarina Ferrari Sergio:

Only six of these super special Ferrari 458 based cars will be made and all of them sold already. Six cars will have six unique colours with personalised customer touches for the inside.

Tech Spec:

  • 4.5-litre, V8 engine
  • 562 horsepower
  • 400 pound-feet of torque
  • 0 to 62 mph in 3.2 seconds
  • Top speed of 200 mph

The Audi R8 V10:

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.

Tech Spec:

  • 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

Audi R8 E-Tron:

Upon customer request, the R8 E-Tron will be available for order in 2015 as an electrically powered sports car in supreme hand-built quality. The 92-kWh, battery is integrated into the center tunnel behind the passenger compartment, so it helps with the car's weight distribution and center of gravity. The two electric motors are mounted at the rear.

Tech Spec:

  • 456 horsepower
  • 679 pound-feet of torque
  • 0 to 62 mph in 3.9 seconds
  • Top speed 155 miles per hour
  • Range of 280 miles
  • Charging time of less than two hours

Mclaren P1 GTR:

McLaren's answer to the Ferrari FXX K. This is a track only car and this is the P1's cousin who has had a massive dose of adrenaline! A bit of software modification and bits and pieces of other tweaks have resulted in a very impressive car.

Tech Spec:

  • 3799 cc, twin turbo V8 engine with 789 bhp
  • Electric motor with 197 bhp
  • Combined power output of 986 bhp
  • Seven-speed dual-clutch system
  • Rear-wheel drive

McLaren 675 LT:

If one is craving for a road use car, the McLaren 675 LT is 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.

Tech Spec:

  • 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

Aston Martin Vulcan:

This is the latest track only car from Aston Martin. The Vulcan's body is made primarily out of carbon fiber and that it has a better power-to-weight ratio than cars competing in the FIA's annual World Endurance Championship.

Tech Spec:

  • 7.0-litre V12 engine
  • 800 Plus horsepower
  • Pushrod suspensions with adjustable dampers
  • Anti-roll bars
  • Six-speed sequential transmission
  • Carbon ceramic discs

Aston Martin GT3:

This is the new Aston Martin GT3 Special Edition, based on the Aston Martin Vantage. The car has come a long way from the original 4.3-liter V8 engine that produces 380 horsepower. Only 100 examples will be made.

Tech Specs:

  • 6.0-liter V12 engine
  • 592 horsepower
  • carbon fiber body panels
  • Available with an aggressive aero package

The Japanese models were present as well—the Lexus LF-C2

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse 'La Finale':

This is the last ever Bugatti Veyron that was up sale . It is now owned by a person from the middle east. The car has a few details to let everyone know that this was the last of the 450 cars Bugatti made.

Tech Spec:

  • 8.0-litre W16 engine
  • four turbochargers
  • 1200 hp
  • 1500 Nm of torque

The 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.

Tech Spec:

  • 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

Mercedes-AMG GT3 Race Car:

Mercedes-Benz showcased its replacement for the SLS AMG GT3. The German carmaker prefered the 6.3-liter V8, which also powered the GT3's predecessor instead of the turbocharged V8.

Tech Spec:

  • AMG 6.3-litre V8 engine
  • High-revving naturally aspirated engine
  • Six-speed sequential racing gearbox
  • Double-wishbone suspension

Ford GT:

The latest generation Ford GT was also showcased at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. The car was first unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show. Ford will build just 250 cars a year.

Tech Spec:

  • Twin-turbocharged V6 EcoBoost engine
  • 600 plus horsepower
  • Carbon ceramic brakes

Chevrolet was present as well but at the Apollo tyre stall!

Mercedes-Maybach S-600 Pullman:

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.

Tech Spec:

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

Ford Focus RS:

The Ford Focus RS is the third generation of performance oriented Focus, which will be offered globally.

Tech Spec:

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

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!

Tech Spec:

  • 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

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Story first published: Friday, March 6, 2015, 15:41 [IST]
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