Car Home News On March 2, 2006, the 76th Geneva International Motor Show was officially opened to the public. More than 200 car manufacturers from more than 30 countries and regions displayed about 900 cars. The Geneva International Motor Show is known as “the wind vane of the international automobile trend” and is famous for advocating technological innovation and a large number of concept cars. This auto show is no exception. Many world-first mass-produced models are on the stage. Let's take you to enjoy these new cars!
Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon
Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon is a sports wagon designed based on the 159. The length, wheelbase and interior equipment are the same as the four-door version of the 159, but with the addition of the “tail”, the interior space has been greatly increased. The promotion.
Alfa Romeo Spider
The new Spider inherits the classics of Alfa Romeo over the past 50 years, and is based on the Alfa Romeo Brera that won the styling design award. It continues the beautiful body shape with a body size of 4396 length x 1830 width x 1367mm height.
Audi RS4 Convertible
The soft top of the Audi RS4 convertible uses an electric opening and closing device, which can complete the opening or closing of the roof in 21 seconds, and can be operated at any time at a speed of 30km/h.
Audi RS4 Travel Edition
Both the Audi RS4 convertible version and the touring version are equipped with the same FSI 4.2-liter V8 engine as the sedan version, with a maximum power of 420 horsepower at 8250 rpm, a peak torque of 430Nm at 5500 rpm, and a 90% peak value in a wide area of 2250-7600rpm. Torque ensures the performance of each stage.
Audi A6 allroad quattro
The second-generation Audi A6 allroad quattro again uses the standard quattro's permanent four-wheel drive system and adaptive air suspension with variable ground clearance. It will be put on the market in mid-2006.
Daihatsu's Terios launched in the European market is equipped with a 1.5-liter gasoline engine with a maximum power of 100 horsepower.
Ferrari 599 GTB
The Ferrari 599 GTB has set a new standard in performance, driving and design. It uses a 6-liter V12 engine inherited from ENZO and outputs a maximum power of 620 horsepower at 7,600 rpm.
Ford Focus CC
The front face of the Focus coupe-cabriolet (Focus coupe-cabriolet) is basically the same as that of a normal Focus. The roof can be opened and closed with one key operation, the trunk lid can be opened gently, and the foldable roof can be rearward. Move and stack neatly into the trunk, transforming from a two-door sedan into a convertible.
The Ford S-MAX is a 7-seater sports MPV, standard equipped with a 142-horsepower gasoline engine, or a 123-horsepower and 137-horsepower diesel engine, and can be equipped with the 221-horsepower engine once installed on the Focus ST.
Lamborghini Murcilago LP640
Lamborghini Murcilago LP640 is a real alien barbarian born after tuning the engine, gearbox, suspension, brake and other systems on the basis of Murcilago! The heart of the LP640 is modified from the 6.2-liter V12 engine on the original Murcilago. By expanding the bore and stroke, the displacement has been increased to 6.5 liters. Although it is only 300 milliliters more, the maximum power has been increased from the original 580 horsepower to 640 horsepower/8000 rpm! The engine is placed longitudinally in the engine compartment behind the cab (longitudinale posteriore), which is also the origin of the name “LP640”.
Lotus Europa S
The biggest difference between this mid-mounted rear-drive sports car and the Exige and Elise is that it is designed with special consideration for practical parts, so the car not only has more convenience in and out, but also has a more spacious luggage compartment and a larger capacity. In terms of power, a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine is used, with a maximum power of 149kW/5400rpm, a peak torque of 263Nm/4200rpm, and a 90% torque output from 2000rpm.
As Mazda's “small steel cannon”, Mazda3 MPS brings double “Zoom-Zoom” driving pleasure to consumers who love sports. Although Mazda3 MPS has no exaggerated appearance, it has shown full performance. The front fender has been widened by 20mm to accommodate the wide tires; a spoiler with high-position LED brake lights has been added to the rear, and the wide exhaust pipe has a diameter of 95mm. In terms of power, Mazda3 MPS is equipped with a 2.3-liter direct-injection turbocharged gasoline engine (MZR 2.3L DISI Turbo) with a compression ratio of 9.5:1, a maximum power of 184kW (250 horsepower) at 5500rpm, and a peak torque of 380Nm/3000rpm. With a 6-speed manual transmission, the 0-100km/h acceleration time is 6.1 seconds, and the maximum speed is limited to 250km/h. It is one of the representatives of today's high-performance front-drive compact cars.
Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG
The new SL 65 AMG high-performance AMG two-seater sports car has been improved in engineering, design and equipment, providing a more distinguished driving experience. The AMG sports car suspension based on the second-generation active body control device has been further improved, reducing the body movement to an unprecedented level in dynamic conditions without affecting the high standard of ride comfort.
Mitsubishi Colt CZC
Two years after the launch of the Colt hatchback, Mitsubishi Europe has released a two-door hardtop convertible, which is completed by Mitsubishi Europe and the famous Italian designer Pininfarina. The car and the Colt hatchback share the same platform. Although the body is shorter than the Colt, the wheelbase has been extended to 2.5 meters. This allows the car to be equipped with a folding hardtop and provides additional space with a 2+2 seat layout. The car is expected to go on sale in the second quarter of this year.
The research and development work of the Opel GT is carried out by the GM Advanced design studio in Birmingham, UK, but the manufacturing part will be carried out in the Wilmington/Delaware factory in the United States along with sister cars Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky. The Opel GT is equipped with a 2.0-liter ECOTEC turbocharged engine, which can output a maximum power of up to 260 horsepower under the blessing of direct fuel injection technology. The acceleration from static to 100km/h can be completed in 6 seconds, and the maximum speed is up to 230km/h. .
Porsche 911 Turbo
The biggest highlight of the latest Porsche 911 Turbo is the use of Variable Turbine Geometry Technology and the Porsche traction control management system (PTM) that actively controls the four-wheel drive function. The new 911 Turbo is equipped with a 3.6-liter horizontally opposed turbocharged engine with a maximum power of 480 horsepower/6000 rpm, an increase of 60 horsepower over the previous generation, a peak torque of 620Nm, a maximum speed of 310km/h, and an acceleration from standstill to 100km/h. 3.9 seconds (3.7 seconds for models with the Tiptronic S option), 0.3 seconds faster than the previous generation 911 Turbo.
As the basis of the Porsche GT3 RSR racing car, the Porsche GT3 provides fans with uncompromising racing-level standards that are generally not available in road cars. Its 415 horsepower, 3.6-liter horizontally opposed six-cylinder engine can achieve a power ratio of 115.3 horsepower per liter, which is definitely among the most powerful model lineups. In this way, the new GT3 only needs 4.1 seconds to accelerate from a standstill to 100km/h, and the top speed is limited to 310km/h.
At the Geneva Motor Show, many manufacturers are scrambling to come up with their new products. While proving their strength, they also hope to occupy the “commanding heights” in the market.