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The Geneva International Motor Show: All You Need To Know

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The Geneva International Motor Show has kicked off this week and automakers from around the world are unveiling a host of new vehicles, from futuristic flying cars to concept vehicles.

After two days of media previews the show opened to the public on March 9 and will be open will 19 of this month.

The Launches:

The Airbus Pop.Up:

Pop.Up is a modular, fully-electric, zero emission concept vehicle system designed to relieve traffic congestion in crowded cities.

It’s multi-module design means passengers can take advantage of both ground and airspace.

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The Pop.Up flying car from Airbus. (Image courtesy: Google)

The passenger capsule can connect to this four-rotored air transport module to whisk rushed commuters above busy roads and crowded areas.

Ferrari’s 812:

The 812 Superfast from the stable of Ferrari is a powerful super-car with a 6.5-liter V-12 engine that will produce about 790 horsepower.

Ferrari's 812. (Image courtesy: Google)
Ferrari’s 812. (Image courtesy: Google)

Ferrari says the 812 will offer amazing handling and  deliver “thrilling top-end performance.” It will also be the first Ferrari with electric power steering.

Volkswagen Arteon:

Volkswagen unveiled a premium midsize sedan called the Arteon. The Arteon replaces the VW CC and has the same sloped-back look but has a longer hood and new grille.

The stylish Volkswagen Arteon. (Image courtesy: Google)
The stylish Volkswagen Arteon. (Image courtesy: Google)

Volkswagen promises high levels of driver assist technology with the fastback, including an adaptive cruise control system, emergency intervention car steering and automatic headlight adjusting when approaching curves.

The Volvo XC60 Update:

Volvo showed off a new version of its XC60 midsize crossover.

The Volvo XC60 at Geneva Motor Show 2017. (Image courtesy: Google)
The Volvo XC60 at Geneva Motor Show 2017. (Image courtesy: Google)

The automaker says it was completely redesigned for 2018, with tech touches like a new Steer Assist system that prevents accidental lane changes and collisions.

Lexus LS 500h sedan:

The 2018 Lexus LS 500h is a luxury sedan with a sleek silhouette of a 4-door coupe.

The all new Lexus LS 500h. (Image courtesy: Google)
The all new Lexus LS 500h. (Image courtesy: Google)

The vehicle attempts to elevate its hybrid power system to the next level by making the car feel more responsive to the driver and more like piloting conventionally powered sedan.

Tata Nexon:

Tata Motors unveiled its first ever sub-compact SUV, the Tata Nexon.

The Tata Nexon. (Image courtesy: Google)
The Tata Nexon. (Image courtesy: Google)

The Nexon is based on the Indian automaker’s new ‘impact’ design pattern, which will also be seen in their upcoming sub compact sedan, the Tigor.

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