10 series of new products the Geneva Motor Show

Crossovers from Jaguar and Opel, electric car from Renault, retronovinka by Morgan and other cars that will be available later this year.

Already in the 82 th time in a row started Geneva Motor Show. The first news of the global automotive industry will see journalists and automotive experts, and already on March 8 exhibition will open its doors to the general public. The annual Geneva Motor Show is often called the main road event of the year. In addition to the "home" Europe, it attracts American and Asian automakers, which often keep their new items just for Geneva "bride."

Mercedes-Benz A-class

Price: not specified

Status: the production model

Home sales: Fall 2012

10 series of new products the Geneva Motor Show

The German carmaker Mercedes has shown in Geneva the new generation A-class. The prototype of a novelty was introduced at the end of last year at the Shanghai Motor Show, and since then many wondered whether much will change the appearance of the car. Significant changes "German" has not undergone, and it should be noted, pleased with his appearance the first spectators. As for the technical equipment of new products, it is already at the start of A-class got six kinds of engines: three petrol and three diesel. The first will be able to develop the capacity from 115 to 156 liters. s, and the second -. 109 to 170. In addition, all engines will be aggregated with both manual and automatic transmissions. Security will meet anti-collision with the vehicle in front, and assistant braking Brake Assist. In addition, as an option can be installed Pre-Safe safety system, which in case of detection of dangerous body positions itself tighten seat belts for passengers, will close the window and bring back seat to the optimum position. The main competitors of Mercedes-Benz A-class will become his German countrymen - BMW 1-Series and Audi A3.

Renault Zoe

Price: not specified

Status: the production model

Home sales: summer 2012

10 series of new products the Geneva Motor Show

The serial electric car named Zoe appeared before the public at the Geneva Motor Show stand of the French manufacturer Renault. This is the fourth electric car in the model number of the French automaker. News concept was first shown in 2010 at an exhibition in Paris. Production model in 2012 lost futuristic LED lights, and mirrors become more familiar form, but on the whole face of Zoe has not changed much. Equipped with a three-door hatchback will be the city 95-horsepower electric motors powered by a lithium-ion battery pack located under the floor and in the central part of the machine. Without recharging the car can travel 160 kilometers, and then again to fully prepare the batteries to work, it takes eight hours. Incidentally, the novelty will equip and fast charging technology that the hatchback can travel 60 km after a 10-minute connection to the network. Eco-Renault Zoe should appear on sale this summer. It is expected that in Europe Zoe cost will not exceed € 24 000; however, this price does not include the battery rental.

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta

Price: not specified

Status: the production model

Home sales: I started taking orders

10 series of new products the Geneva Motor Show

Premiere of new items marked in Geneva and Ferrari group. Italians brought Coupe F12 Berlinetta, which has become the most powerful and the fastest among all series brand models. Design of new items Ferrari designers have developed together with specialists from studio Pininfarina. Under the hood, a two-door coupe located motor of 6, 3 liters and 740 liters. p., which enables accelerating to 100 km / h in 3, 1. And the maximum speed that can develop on the F12 Berlinetta, will be 340 km / h. Salon coupe will be collected by hand, and for its decoration using natural leather and aluminum. Developers F12 Berlinetta sought to bring new items to the aerodynamic performance excellence. Special CFD technology even allows the driver to see data on the movement of air flow around the car. The first, who was entrusted to break in pre-production sample F12 Berlinetta, steel drivers 'Formula 1' Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa. They tried a novelty on the track Ferrari factory in Italy Fiorano. Ferrari all the group plans to collect in the year one thousand F12 Berlinetta, and the acceptance of applications for the first of them has already been opened.

Ford B-Max

Price: not specified

Status: the production model

Home sales: Fall 2012

10 series of new products the Geneva Motor Show

At last year's Geneva Motor Show, Ford introduced the concept of B-Max, but this time the turn and production sample compact van. Practical city car, whose sales should start in autumn this year, primarily attracts unusual bodywork. Novelty is equipped with moved apart in different directions door and B-pillar between them and non-existent. It is worth noting that such a solution is not found in any of the competitors B-Max. Regarding motors new items, it is possible to choose between 1, 6-liter diesel fuel consumption which will not exceed 4 liters per 100 km, and the one-liter turbocharged gasoline EcoBoost, exhaust gas which has been reduced to 114 g / km. In addition to these advantages, Ford B-Max will be the first European car to get the system SYNC voice control. Thus, in the case of activation of the airbag, the system automatically notifies emergency services about what happened. In addition, it can read out the driver engaged in machine control, came to his phone message. By the way, in America, SYNC system is already equipped with 4 million cars.

Opel Mokka

Price: not specified

Status: the production model

Home sales: Fall 2012

10 series of new products the Geneva Motor Show

German carmaker Opel presented in Geneva its new compact crossover with a coffee called Mokka, which should go on sale this fall. SUV debuting is the twin brother of American cars Buick Encore, which is just over a month ago revealed at the Detroit Auto Show. Opel Mokka is built on the platform of hatchback Opel Corsa, and the length of the body is only 4, 28 m. But in this case the manufacturer promises that can comfortably accommodate up to five passengers in the cabin. Moreover, to make a very roomy trunk and managed news. Its volume is 533 l - even more than the above standing Nissan Qashqai and Volkswagen Tiguan class. As for new items power installations, it will be equipped with a crossover three types of engines in volume from 1, 4 to 1, 7 liters. The buyer can choose between a six-speed "mechanics" or "automatic", and front- or all-wheel drive. Opel Mokka will be equipped with tracking systems for marking and recognition of road signs, which are not his competitors - most notably these include compact crossover Nissan Juke, Kia Soul and Suzuki SX4.

Peugeot 4008

Price: not specified

Status: the production model

Home sales: April 2012

10 series of new products the Geneva Motor Show

Automobile concern Peugeot presented in Geneva its long-awaited novelty - a crossover with a serial number 4008, which replaced the model 4007. In recent years, compact SUVs attract more attention from buyers. No wonder since 2008. Demand for crossovers in Russia has doubled, and in Europe and does tripled. Built on the basis of the car Mitsubishi ASX, Peugeot 4008 will be equipped with four types of engines: two petrol and two diesel. Power motors will range from 1 6 to 2 L, and the buyer can select between manual and automatic transmissions and a front wheel drive. Successfully deal with competitors Peugeot 4008 will and due to the large number of additional options: the crossover will be equipped with a glass roof, remote engine start, a navigation system with a touch screen, a rearview camera and LED interior lighting. April 9 already shown in Geneva will be crossover in the Russian dealers, and our country will be the first in the world, which will begin selling new items.

Volvo V40

Price: not specified

Status: the production model

Home sales: summer 2012

10 series of new products the Geneva Motor Show

Hatchback premium presented in Geneva, the Swedish automaker Volvo. Stylish, reliable and versatile - such epithets awarded the novelty executive director of the brand Stefan Jacoby. Car design is made in the usual manner for the Scandinavians, but with regard to security, this time the Swedish designers have surpassed themselves. On the hatchback will be installed the world's first airbag for pedestrians: a collision it can cover a portion of the hood, the lower section of the windscreen and A-pillars. In addition, the car will complement system Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Brake. The new hatchback from the Volvo, which can count on the maximum rating under the new Euro NCAP test program, 2012 will also be equipped with systems to maintain traffic lane and follow the parking assist system. So far, Volvo decided not to be seen whether the new product sold on the Russian market, but just said that in Europe it is planned to sell up to 90 000 new cars per year.

Jaguar XF Sportbrake

Price: not specified

Status: the production model

Home sales: third quarter 2012

10 series of new products the Geneva Motor Show

English manufacturer of premium cars Jaguar introduced the first in Geneva in its lineup Wagon - Model XF Sportbrake, built on the XF sedan based. The appearance of the wagon Jaguar was predictable, because such bodies have already got the main competitors of the British brand, including Audi, Mercedes and BMW. Novelty will equip two types of diesel engines 2, 2-liter "four", and 3-liter twin-turbo "six", is paired with an eight automatic transmission. As befits a wagon, Jaguar XF Sportbrake received a roomy interior and trunk. Space for rear seat passengers as compared to the XF sedan increased by 48 cm, and over their heads the designers managed to release five extra centimeters, even understated roof. The maximum amount of luggage provided folded seat is 1675 liters. The Jaguar expects that the main buyers of new items will be European drivers, but whether the model gets to Russia, is still unknown.

Morgan Aero Coupe

Price: not specified

Status: the production model

Home sales: under the order

10 series of new products the Geneva Motor Show

Retronovinku presented in Geneva British car company Morgan. In recent decades, it has specialized in the production of small batches of machines, made "antique". Is no exception and coupe Morgan Aero, made its debut at the motor show. Novelty design with long narrow hood, chrome grille and large round headlights refers to the classics of the twentieth century. A door handle in the shape of loops, and all are reminiscent of antique carriages. As for the technical equipment of new products, it is very modern. Powerful 4, 8-liter engine from BMW allows accelerating to 100 km / h for 4, 5 on the "mechanics" and 4, with 2 - to the "machine". The maximum speed of the Morgan Aero Coupe is 274 km / h. New items will be collected manually from aircraft-grade aluminum, thereby substantially reducing its weight. The interior decoration is used natural wood, which is at the client's request also polish by hand. Leather and suede upholstered will have double stitching and seat firmly deter the driver and passenger in sharp bends. Aero Coupe will produce small batches, and the general circulation may not exceed 100 copies.

Lamborghini Aventador Jota

Price: € 2, 2 million

Title: Model in a single copy

Start of sales: the only copy sold in the last day of the motor show

10 series of new products the Geneva Motor Show

The Italian manufacturer of luxury sports cars Lamborghini presented in Geneva an exclusive speedster Aventador Jota. The novelty is constructed in a single copy, which will be sold here on the last day of the motor show. Already determined the price to be paid to the future owner of the sports car. It amounted to € 2, 2 million. New from Lamborghini is based on the model Aventador LP 700-4, but is made of completely new material Carbonskin, in which the carbon fiber strands are supplemented rubber impregnated. Moreover, there is an exclusive sports car windshield and side windows, and instead of the roof - a pair of massive carboxylic arches behind the seats. Despite this, the car has already been certified for use on public roads; however, manage without a helmet and protection kit racing is dangerous. Under the hood of Aventador J is located 700-horsepower engine V12, complete with robotic gearbox and all-wheel drive. New from Lamborghini will get someone one, but this autumn the Italian carmaker promises to introduce the production version of the Roadster Aventador at the Paris Salon.