All Geneva 2009 articles

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    Peugeot 3008


    According to Peugeot's interior chief designer Amko Leenarts, the new production Peugeot 3008 is an "anti-monospace for families with dads who want to feel cool".

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    Opel Ampera concept


    The Ampera previews Opel's version of the Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric vehicle (E-REV) that is destined for production in Europe in 2011.

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    Rinspeed iChange concept


    The iChange concept is another collaborative project between a number of predominantly Swiss suppliers and Rinspeed and, as usual, the Swiss engineering company Esoro was hired to serve as general contractor for the entire project, including styling.                                                  

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    EDAG Light Car – Open Source concept


    This was an easy car to miss at the show but one that deserves a closer look.

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    Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe


    Hot on the heels of the global unveil of the E-Class sedan in Detroit in January came the reveal of the production version of its new sister the E-Class coupe in Geneva.

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    IDEA ERA concept


    During its 30 year history, I.DE.A Institute has been noted more for its engineering and prototyping services than design.

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    Skoda Yeti


    The Yeti is Skoda's new production small ‘soft-roader' offering two-wheel and four-wheel drive variants that aim to compete with the likes of the Nissan Qashqai and Kia Soul this year.

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    Zagato Perana Z-One


    This is not the usual one-off for a wealthy collector, but rather a cut-price limited-edition two-seater model that will be produced in South Africa at the rate of 999 per year and retail for ‘under €50,000,' according to Zagato publicity.

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    Kia No3 Concept


    Created at Kia's European design center in Frankfurt, the No3 concept is the Korean carmaker's first foray into the B-MPV segment.

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    Mitsubishi i-MiEV Sport Air


    It might have a very similar name and profile to the i-MiEV Sport concept shown at the 2007 Tokyo show but the i-MiEV Sport Air is significantly different in many areas from technology and exterior dimensions to styling and interior layout.

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    Dacia Duster concept


    The Duster is the first concept to come from the revived Dacia brand, owned by Renault, and was designed as a collaborative effort between Renault's central European design base in Bucharest, Romania and Renault Design Technocentre in Paris, where the model was built.

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    Hyundai ix-onic concept


    The ix-onic (pronounced "ik-sonnik") concept is a preview of the next Tuscon, designed in Hyundai's Russelsheim studio under the leadership of Thomas Buerkle.

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    Aston Martin Lagonda


    Not content with simply showing the One-77 concept model, Aston Martin also chose the 2009 Geneva Motor Show to reveal a new concept car for its revived Lagonda sister brand on the second press day (Wednesday 4 March).

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    Frazer-Nash Namir by Giugiaro concept


    The Namir concept is a joint venture between Giugiaro design and the famous pre-war English sports car company founded in 1923, which has bee specializing in the construction and marketing of hybrid systems since the early 1990s.

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    Ford Iosis MAX


    The relevance of this Ford concept is not too hard to decipher: sized firmly in the Focus segment with a high-ish roofline and ‘MAX' in the title, its proportions pretty much give it away.

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    Chevrolet Spark


    The Spark is the replacement for the Chevrolet Matiz here in Europe, with target competitors such as the Suzuki Swift, Hyundai i20 and Ford Ka in its sights.

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    Citroen DS Inside


    The DS naming is part of a new brand strategy for Citroën.

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    Aston Martin One-77


    Last autumn the general public only got a glimpse of a front wing of Aston Martin's forthcoming £1.2m supercar at the Paris Motor Show.

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    Toyota Verso


    Toyota was making a lot of noise about the new Prius, which made its European debut at a private function in Geneva on the eve of the first press day.

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    Volkswagen Polo


    Volkswagen chose the eve of the Geneva Motor Show to unveil its new fifth generation Polo supermini.