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The Lexus NX SUV is an Interestingly Sexy Beast

The Lexus NX SUV was cleverly designed to look like it was cast from a single piece of material. The sleek and sexy beast has hit the scene with all the right attributes and is taunting the likes of the Audi Q5 and the BMW X3. Lexus NX is a bold approach to the luxury SUV. She is all modern inside and out, and gathering her fair share of stares prior to the official reveal.  The Lexus NX appears to be a toned-down version of the much more outgoing and bulky Lexus LF-NX concept. Both members of the family are … Continue reading

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The Alfa Romeo 4C Takes its Top Off in Geneva

It has been interesting to watch the evolution of the Alfa Romeo 4C over the past few years. Now that the production model has been out for a while, the daring darling has opted to remove its top at the Geneva Motor Show. Check out the Alfa Romeo 4C spider!  The Alfa Romeo 4C spider was the next logical step for the car. The good news is that it is not just a mere concept, it is confirmed for 2015 production, which is great considering there is typically a 3 year drought between seeing and being able to acquire these … Continue reading

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Next-Gen McLaren Offerings at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show

McLaren kicked things up a notch for the Geneva Motor Show this year, touting both the McLaren 650S and 650S spider. The brand has been busy touting the P1 hybrid, which ushers in the new, while the others are improvements upon their predecessors. McLaren took advantage of the exposure of the 2014 Geneva Motor Show to display their latest models: The next-gen McLaren 650S cars. With the McLaren P1 superhybrid and the new siblings, the future looks bright for the brand. The frontrunner, the McLaren P1, is poised to compete with the next generation of high-end hybrid supercars like the … Continue reading

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The Mansory Bugatti Veyron Vivere is More than Tricked Out

While the offerings from Bugatti at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show included the likes of the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse and the Rembrandt Bugatti Legends Car, the Mansory Bugatti Veyron Vivere demanded its fair share of attention. It was one of two black and white themed Mansory tuned supercars at the show, both loaded with carbon fiber. The other was the 1600 HP Mansory Lamborghini Aventador Carbonado GT. Mansory brought its own tuned Bugatti Veyron to this year’s show because they know how to party.  The Mansory Bugatti Veyron Vivere is the most extensive Veyron based project to date, … Continue reading

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Just the 1600 HP Mansory Lamborghini Aventador Carbonado GT

Some think that specialty after-market tuner Mansory has toned things down, and others find their latest works to be more brilliant and tasteful. Whatever side you find yourself on, the 1600 HP Mansory Aventador showing its stuff at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show is a showstopper. It is the Mansory Lamborghini Aventador Carbonado GT and it is spectacular! Mansory 1,600 HP Lamborghini Aventador in Geneva Mansory named this Aventador the Carbonado GT. It is based on the glorious Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 and loaded with the signature carbon fiber and high-performance tweaking that is Mansory. The minds of Mansory managed to … Continue reading

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Gumpert Apollo S and Explosion Models Live in Geneva

German luxury automaker Gumpert surprised the crowds at the Geneva Motor Show by touting their ill-fated Apollo S alongside a new model, the Explosion. The Gumpert Apollo S drove the boutique brand into bankruptcy, though it appears they are revving up for a healthy recovery.  Gumpert bounces back from insolvency with a set of shiny red exotic sports cars. Meet the new Explosion and the dressed up Apollo S. The Explosion is pictured above. The Gumpert Apollo S on display in Geneva boasted a loud red coat with industrial silver accents, possibly brushed aluminum. The new specimen, the Gumpert Explosion, … Continue reading

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The 1,340 HP Koenigsegg One at the Geneva Motor Show

Here it is in all of its glory: The Koenigsegg One on stage in Geneva. Notice how the lights set off all of that delicious carbon fiber and take in all of the racing inspired design cues. With the perfect power-to-weight ratio and the perfect exterior, it is a force to behold. The Koenigsegg One outshines most on stage in Geneva this year with ample horses and carbon fiber. As I have mentioned before, the Koenigsegg One gets its name from the fact that it boasts the perfect power-to-weight ratio: One. That means that its 1,340 horses are perfectly matched … Continue reading

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The Maserati Alfieri Concept is a Long Drink of Water

Maserati cars are cookie-cutter for the most part. That is not a rude statement, but rather one known to be universally true. Enter the Maserati Alfieri concept. This stunning beauty is an elongated and updated idea of what the future of the brand could provide! I am trying not to get overly revved up by the extreme dynamics of the Maserati Alfieri because it is still a concept and could emerge from the production line looking exactly like its predecessors. But if you allow that tiny voice inside your head to hold an ounce of hope…imagine seeing this on the … Continue reading

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The Next Generation of Mercedes-Benz Parks at Geneva Motor Show

It has been a powerfully productive year for the minds at Mercedes-Benz. The next generation of the brand took the stage at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show and included: The Mercedes-Benz S 65 AMG, Mercedes-Benz S 600, Mercedes-Benz S-Class coupe and the new C-Class. Not a bad looking family unit, eh? The Mercedes-Benz lineup (or part of it) did some showing off in Geneva this week. The new family members are stunning and will be rolling into showrooms around the world very soon. The star of the show for the brand was the range topper, the Mercedes-Benz S 65 AMG. … Continue reading

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The Innovatively Seductive 2014 BMW i8 Visits Geneva

The BMW i8 has served as the brand’s attention-grabber since it first emerged in concept form. The stunning supercar is on stage this week at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, looking particularly seductive in a charcoal gray coat with brilliant pops of blue. The 2014 BMW i8 emerged back at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show.  Since that time, the futuristic exotic has only gotten better. The BMW i8 has taken many powertrains, from a fuel-efficient diesel to a petrol sipper to a plug-in petrol hybrid. While the powertrain remains quite versatile, the look has stayed close to its concept form, … Continue reading

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