All-electric Polestar 2 to debut at Geneva

Polestar has taken the next step in its development as the electric performance brand with the reveal of the new Polestar 2, a new all-electric fastback. The company says the new car “offers avant-garde design and a unique customer experience in the premium compact electric segment” and that Polestar 2 is “the first electric car to compete in the marketplace around the Tesla Model 3, with the range starting at a guide price of 39,900 euros”. For the first 12 months of production, guide price of the launch edition is 59,900 euros

Geneva premiere for new VW Touareg V8 TDI

Volkswagen is will celebrate the world premiere of the new Touareg V8 TDI at next week’s Geneva International Motor Show. Its output of 415 bhp makes it the most powerful SUV with a diesel engine from a German manufacturer. The maximum torque of the high tech turbo diesel engine reaches 663 ft lb. The new flagship vehicle will come on the market at the end of May.

Kia to unveil electric concept at Geneva

Kia Motors Europe will unveil its new all-electric concept car at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. Designed at Kia’s European design centre in Frankfurt, the concept is “a visual embodiment of the company’s desire to move forward in the exciting world of electrification”. “Automotive design is about capturing the heart and making it beat […]

Aston Martin readies electric all-terrain concept for Geneva

Aston Martin is poised for the global debut of the Lagonda All-Terrain Concept at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show. Following the relaunch of Lagonda as the world’s first luxury zero emission brand and the surprise debut of the Lagonda Vision Concept at last year’s Geneva Show, 2019 sees the reveal of Lagonda’s All-Terrain Concept.

Volkswagen reinvents the dune buggy – with electric power

Volkswagen is bringing a legend back to life. At the beginning of March, the Wolfsburg-based Group will reveal the first fully electric version of a new buggy. Taking its cues from popular American dune buggies, the concept vehicle is based on the modular electric drive matrix (MEB), demonstrating how multifaceted the new platform truly is. […]

Mazda readies compact SUV for Geneva show

A new Mazda compact SUV will make its world debut at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. The second model in the company’s new-generation line-up features what the company describes as a more mature Kodo design language and Mazda’s new-generation SKYACTIV-Vehicle Architecture. The powertrain lineup showcases the latest SKYACTIV engines, including the company’s revolutionary SPCCI (Spark Plug Controlled Compression Ignition) technology, which has a unique combustion method claimed to combine the free-revving performance of a petrol engine with the superior response of a diesel