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    Opel Insignia Grand Sport hatchback

    Opel’s Insignia Grand Sport hatchback was one of the two variants shown at the 2017 Geneva auto show. A hatchback provides the styling of a sedan but some of the storage capacity and flexibility of a crossover. Go to the Gallery »


    Opel Insignia Sports Tourer

    The Opel Insignia Sports Tourer wagon was showcased at the 2017 Geneva auto show. A distinctive chrome strip dubbed the "Opel blade" runs along the roofline into the rear lights, taking inspiration from the fastback Monza concept that first appeared at the 2013 Frankfurt show. The car is built on GM's second-generation Epsilon, or E2, platform. Go to the Gallery »


    Lexus LS 500h

    The Lexus LS 500h is the hybrid version of its LS 500 flagship . The LS 500h has the brand's Multi Stage Hybrid System that can propel the car under electric power alone at speeds of up to 87 mph. Go to the Gallery »


    Italdesign-Airbus Pop.Up autonomous car/drone concept

    Italdesign and Airbus offered a glimpse of a possible future solution to traffic congestion with the Pop.Up, a concept vehicle that consists of a passenger capsule that can be coupled with electric power modules for air and ground transport. Go to the Gallery »


    Italdesign Zerouno

    Italdesign's Zerouno costs 1.5 million euros ($1.6 million) plus taxes. The company's new bespoke division, Italdesign Automobili, intends to build five examples of the two-seat carbon-fiber car. Go to the Gallery »


    The Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e concept

    The Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e convertible concept could preview the first all-electric vehicle from the British marque. Go to the Gallery »


    SsangYong XAVL concept

    SsangYong's XAVL concept is a mid-size SUV that seats seven. The automaker said the concept takes design inspiration from the second generation Korando of the 1990s. Go to the Gallery »


    Suzuki Swift

    The Suzuki Swift fits below the larger Baleno in the automaker's range and will appeal to a younger customer group. The Swift will share the Baleno's two gasoline engines. Go to the Gallery »


    Vanda Electrics Dendrobium concept

    The Vanda Electrics Dendrobium concept is an all-electric two-seater. Vanda Electrics, a Singapore-based e-mobility company, partnered with Williams Advanced Engineering for the concept. Go to the Gallery »


    Subaru XV Crosstrek

    The second generation Subaru XV, known as the Crosstrek in the U.S., is all new. Following the likes of the Impreza, it now rides on the Subaru Global Platform. Go to the Gallery »


    McLaren 720S

    The McLaren 720S shows the supercar maker's bold new design language. The 720S will sit above the more basic Sport Series and form the cornerstone of McLaren’s lineup. Go to the Gallery »


    Audi RS 5 Coupe

    Audi says its new RS 5 can reach 62 mph in just 3.9 seconds, about half-a-second quicker than its predecessor. Go to the Gallery »


    Hyundai FE Fuel Cell Concept

    Hyundai says the fuel cell concept's flowing form was "inspired by nature and water- the car's only emission." The FE stands for "Future Eco." Go to the Gallery »


    Aston Martin Valkyrie

    The Aston Martin Valkyrie hybrid supercar has a 6.5-liter Cosworth-designed V-12. Go to the Gallery »


    Lamborghini Huracan Performante

    Lamborghini’s Huracan Performante is lighter than the standard Huracan and the sports-car maker says its naturally aspirated engine is the most powerful V-10 unit in the brand's lineup. Go to the Gallery »


    Volvo XC60

    The redesigned XC60 is crucial to Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson's plans to set a fourth consecutive all-time high for global sales in 2017. Europe's top-selling premium midsize SUV also will play a key role in the Swedish automaker's bid to boost its worldwide volume to 800,000 vehicles by 2020. The current XC60 accounted for 30 percent of the automaker's 534,332 worldwide sales in 2016. Go to the Gallery »


    Mercedes-AMG GT Concept

    The Mercedes-AMG GT Concept previews a four-door variant for the AMG GT family. The concept has key design features that are similar to the AMG GT coupe and roadster, including the grille, front end accents and rear. Go to the Gallery »


    2017 Honda Civic Type R

    The Honda Type R’s powertrain carries over from the previous model largely unchanged. The hatchback is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged, direct-injected four-cylinder engine that makes 306 hp and 295 pounds-feet of torque. A six-speed manual with a rev-matching feature that’s a first for the brand is the only transmission offered. Go to the Gallery »


    Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet

    The Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet picks up elements from other high-end G-class models and features a large folding top that opens the second row of seats to the sky. It is powered by a 630-hp, V-12 engine from Mercedes-AMG and boasts more than 1.5 feet of ground clearance. Go to the Gallery »


    Volkswagen Sedric concept

    Volkswagen's Sedric self-driving concept gives a glimpse of how fully automated VW Group vehicles might operate in the future. Go to the Gallery »


    Volkswagen Arteon

    The VW Arteon, which replaces the CC, has a low, broad front fascia and fastback tail to give it a more muscular appearance than its predecessor. Go to the Gallery »