Geneva gallery: The showroom metal

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  1. This spiritual successor to the legendary McLaren F1 road car, the P1, is billed as the quickest and most technologically advanced car ever to hail from the UK. Image: Reuters
  2. This spiritual successor to the legendary McLaren F1 road car, the P1, is billed as the quickest and most technologically advanced car ever to hail from the UK.
  3. The name LaFerrari may be odd but the rest of this limited-edition supercar is the stuff dreams are made of. It features an F1-inspired aerodynamic body and a HyKers hybrid powertrain that puts out 708kW and 900Nm.
  4. The name LaFerrari may be odd but the rest of this limited-edition supercar is the stuff dreams are made of. It features an F1-inspired aerodynamic body and a HyKers hybrid powertrain that puts out 708kW and 900Nm.
  5. Rolls Royce Wraith: The fastest Rolls ever made is also easily the most elegant car on display at Geneva. Image: AP
  6. Rolls Royce Wraith: The fastest Rolls ever made is also easily the most elegant car on display at Geneva.
  7. The voluptuous new mid-engined Alfa Romeo 4C is powered by a 1750cc turbopetrol engine and is set to arrive in South Africa early next year. Image: AP
  8. The voluptuous new mid-engined Alfa Romeo 4C is powered by a 1750cc turbopetrol engine and is set to arrive in South Africa in early 2014.
  9. The Lamborghini Veneno is a racing prototype homologated for road use and only three of these 552kW V12 animals (it is named after a racing bull) will be produced.
  10. The new Bentley Flying Spur has a lower, wider stance with sharp lines and gently curved surfaces. It is also the fastest four-door that Crewe has ever made.
  11. The new Bentley Flying Spur has a lower, wider stance with sharp lines and gently curved surfaces. It is also the fastest four-door that Crewe has ever made.
  12. Aimed at purists, the lightweight Porsche 911 GT3 will reach 100km/h in just 3.5 seconds.
  13. Built for a keen car collector, the Koenigsegg Agera S Hundra features carbonfibre composite body panels with hand-laid 24-carat gold inlays.
  14. The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible follows hot on the heels of the coupe and gets its motivation in life from a 335kW 6.2-litre V8.
  15. The Bugatti Grand Sport Venett is yet another special edition of the 400km/h hyper-car.
  16. A true super-hatch, the all-wheel drive Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG is pulled along by a 268kW 2-litre turbopetrol.
  17. The new Golf GTI, powered by a 162kW 2-litre TSI engine, will reach South Africa in the third quarter of this year and it has a big legend to live up to.
  18. The Kia Proceed GT takes the battle to Golf GTI with its 150kW 1.6-litre turbopetrol engine.
  19. It looks like the concept car, but the VW XL1 is a production reality. Most fascinating is that its diesel-electric hybrid powertrain consumes less than one litre of diesel per 100km, according to claims.
  20. The Renault Captur is yet another French fashion statement vying for a piece of the compact crossover pie.
  21. The 2008 will give Peugeot a presence in the ultra-compact crossover segment.
  22. The Nissan Note will rival practical B-segment hatchbacks like the Honda Jazz.
  23. The Volvo V60 (shown) and S60 sedan have been treated to a facelift, in subtle Scandinavian style.
  24. The new Ssangyong Rodius (Stavic) is better looking than its predecessor, but then so is just about everything on the road.
 

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