A whole host of new supercars are unveiled each year at the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland. Here’s a look at eight of the most innovative and performance-packed rides on show at the 2016 event.
Bugatti caused a sensation when it presented the eagerly awaited Chiron at this year’s Geneva Motor Show.
The new supercar comes loaded with a 1,500-horsepower W16 engine for 0-62mph (0-100km/h) acceleration in 2.5 seconds and a maximum speed of 261mph (420km/h). It’s expected to sell for around $2.6 million (approx. €2.4 million).
The latest supercar to roll out of McLaren’s Woking (UK) plant gets a 570-horsepower V8 biturbo engine and manages 0-62mph (0-100km/h) in 3.4 seconds for a top speed of 204mph (328km/h). The McLaren 570GT is already available to order for around $217,000 (approx. €196,950).
The Italian carmaker brought its new four-seater, four-wheel drive GT to Geneva, making a sporty replacement for the FF model.
The Ferrari GTC4Lusso has a sleek design and comes with a 690-horsepower atmospheric V12 engine under the hood for a top speed of 208mph (335km/h) and 0-62mph (0-100km/h) acceleration in 3.4 seconds. It should be available from spring 2016.
With its 770-horsepower engine, the Centenario is the most powerful Lamborghini ever built.
Made to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the birth of Ferrucio Lamborghini, the brand’s founder, this supercar can manage 0-62mph (0-100km/h) in 2.8 seconds. Just 40 models of the limited-edition Lamborghini Centenario will be built, each priced at over $2.3 million (approx. €2.1 million).
Aston Martin DB11
The British car-maker unveiled its highly awaited replacement for the DB9 at this year’s Geneva Motor Show.
The Aston Martin DB11 uses a 608-horsepower V12 biturbo engine, promising acceleration from 0-62mph (0-100km/h) in 3.9 seconds and a top speed of 200mph (322km/h). The cheapest model comes in at just over $220,000 (approx. €200,000).
Pininfarina H2 Speed
Pininfarina presented a spectacular hydrogen-powered supercar at this year’s Geneva Motor Show.
The H2 Speed runs on an onboard hydrogen fuel cell for zero CO2 emissions. It’s announced with 500 horsepower and 0-62mph (0-100km/h) acceleration in 3.4 seconds. Pininfarina also promises a refueling time of just three minutes.
This innovative Chinese hybrid supercar concept runs on a standard combustion engine and six electric motors for over 1,000 horsepower.
The Techrules AT96 engine promises surprising performances, with 0-62mph (0-100km/h) acceleration in 2.5 seconds for a top speed of 217mph (350km/h).
British car firm Arash presented a power-packed hybrid with over 2,100 horsepower.
The Arash AF10 matches a 912hp combustion engine with four electric motors totaling 1,196hp, for 2,108 total combined horsepower. This can be felt in the performance, with acceleration from 0-62mph (0-100km/h) in 2.8 seconds. This supercar is expected to sell for just over $1.3 million (approx. €1.2 million).
The 86th Geneva International Motor Show runs March 3-13, 2016, at the Palexpo exhibition center in Geneva, Switzerland. Website: salon-auto.ch