The 2019 Geneva Motor Show has started with a bang with different car manufacturers showcasing their production ready models as well as concepts that will make it into production in the coming years. While the first two days are reserved for the press media, the 88th International Motor Show will be open for the public till March 17, 2019 and is being hosted at the†Palexpo, a convention centre located next to the Geneva Cointrin International Airport. From the 1,900PS Pininfarina Battista to Honda's first electric car, from the ultra gorgeous†Bugatti to the India-bound Tata Altroz and Buzzard SUVs, the 2019 Geneva Motor Show has everything for every kind of automobile enthusiast. Here are the LIVE updates of the event.
The Voiture Noire celebrates the 110th anniversary of the Bugatti brand and pays homage to the classic Type 57 Atlantic, four of which were made between 1936 and 1938. Get all the details of this one-off special built here.
The all-electric concept Imagine by Kia broke cover at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Likely to go in production by 2020. Get all details here.
Based on the new ALFA Architecture, the Tata H2X SUV will be launched in production form in 2020. The H2X a sub-compact SUV that will be positioned below the Nexom to compete with the the Maruti Suzuki Ignis and the Mahindra KUV100. Get all the details of the SUV here.
The Buzzard is based on the OMEGA platform which is a derivative of the Land Rover's D8 platform. Powering the new seven-seater SUV will be the same Fiat Multijet 2 derived Kryotec diesel engine, however, it will be tuned to have a higher output of 172PS, similar to the Jeep Compass. Get all the details on the new Tata Motors SUV here.
The Altroz was teased last month and the is essentially the production version of the 45X concept shown at the 2018 Auto Expo. The Altroz was codenamed the X451 and OVERDRIVE was the first to render the car during its initial phases of development.
The Skoda Vision iV concept is proof that the Czech carmaker wants to join the coupé crossover bandwagon to add another dimension to its increasing SUV range. Get all the information on the concept here.
The Aventador SVJ Roadster has a detachable roof which can be unhooked via quick-release levers and can be stored in the hood of the supercar. The roof is carbon fibre and is two separate panels, this makes the Aventador SVJ Roadster weigh 50kg more than the Lamborghini Aventador coupe. Lamborghini will only produce 800 units of the Roadster. Get all the information on the supercar here.
With deliveries for the Audi e-tron all-electric SUV set to start later this month, the fifth model in the line-up has been previewed at Geneva. The Q4 e-tron concept is a smaller-sized, pure electric model with twin electric motors and a claimed 450km range from its 82kWh battery, according to the new WLTP norms. Audi says that the Q4 e-tron will make it into production by the end of 2020. Get all the information on the SUV here.
Automobili Pininfarina, the Italian automobile brand backed by the Mahindra group, has finally unveiled its first ever supercar called the Battista. Get all the information on the supercar here.
At Geneva, VW is recreating the classic Dune Buggy with the I.D. Buggy concept! The design is a modern take on the classic with a high-rise floating body, smoother surfaces, exaggerated fenders, exposed frames and cabin, a Targa bar, large wheels, rub-rails, Beetle-inspired lighting elements and catchy neon paint finish.
Polestar, formerly Volvo's performance and motorsport arm, and now a standalone hybrid and EV manufacturer, has another Tesla-challenger in the form of its imaginatively named Polestar 2 fastback. Get all the details here.
The 2019 Bentley Continental GT Number 9 Edition has been unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Only 100 units of the Continental GT Number 9 Edition will be handcrafted by Mulliner. Get all the details here.
Maserati has unveiled the Trofeo Launch Edition of the Maserati Levante. The luxury crossover was launched last year with twin turbo 3.0-litre V6 and 3.8-litre V8 engines, now Only 100 units fo the Levante Trofeo Launch Edition will be produced. Get all the details here.
Tata Motors India has been teasing their highly anticipated hatchback in the B+ segment, the Altroz on their online platforms. The premium hatchback will be showcased at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show in its production avatar. Get all the details here.
The 2020 Mercedes Benz GLC SUV has been unveiled ahead of its official launch at the Geneva Motor Show. Get all the details of the SUV here.
The Ferrari F8 Tributo is a new mid-engined sports car that replaces the Ferrari 488 GTB. The new F8 Tributo will be showcased at the 2019 Geneva Motorshow which will be held between March 5 and March 17
Tata Motors has teased the upcoming SUV codenamed the H7X in a recent video posted on their official handle. Tata's H7X seven-seater SUV is all set to be unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show
Hyundai has teased the sportier version of the crossover, Tuscon. The more athletic version of the Tuscon crossover will be dubbed the Tuscon N Line and will sport a mild hybrid system. Details here.
Audi has unveiled the plug-in hybrid variants of the Q5, A6, A7 and the A8. What makes them important? Find out here.
Tata Motors will also debut the production version of the Tata 45X hatchback at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Click here to read more.
The Geneva Motor Show has always been a platform for various automobile manufacturer from different countries to showcase their production ready models and concepts.