Geneva Motor Show 2016

Did Bentley just make the most beautiful electric car charger?

Did Bentley just make the most beautiful electric car charger?

As opportunities for design excess go, the humble electric car charger might not seem like the most obvious option, but clearly nobody told Bentley that. The car company didn't just bring along the new Bentley Bentayga Hybrid SUV along to the Geneva Motor Show this week, but a custom-designed accessory: a charger designed by the legendary Philippe Starck. It might just be too pretty to put in your garage.

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Car Candy: The Hottest Cars from Geneva in Photos

Car Candy: The Hottest Cars from Geneva in Photos

Public days are on through this weekend at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, but because not everyone can make it to Switzerland to walk the Palexpo show floor, we’re bringing some of the best car candy from Geneva, straight to you. No auto show can boast the irresistible supercar candy that we can find here, and this year there seemed to be more than ever.

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New Porsche 911 R is the spiritual successor drivers have been waiting for

New Porsche 911 R is the spiritual successor drivers have been waiting for

While the 2016 Geneva Motor Show has been overshadowed by the announcements of supercars like the Bugatti Chiron and Lamborghini Centenario, Porsche also quietly announced a new model that 911 enthusiasts have likely been waiting their whole lives for. It's a new 911 R, a throwback to the 1967 model of the same name, one of Porsche's most iconic road-ready race cars. A combination of features from the GT3 RS and a body that's not overwrought with giant spoilers or wings, this could be the purest distillation of Porsche there is for driving enthusiasts.

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Lamborghini Centenario to make its digital debut in new Forza game

Lamborghini Centenario to make its digital debut in new Forza game

If you're into cars, you've likely already been following the Geneva Motor Show, which kicked off this week. And that means you've seen the new Lamborghini Centenario, one of the biggest highlights of the event so far. You probably didn't expect a video game announcement to come from the show, however, but that's what Microsoft has done, revealing that a new title in its flagship racing series Forza is on the way, with Lamborghini's Centenario to be the cover car.

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Aston Martin DB11: Chief Engineer and Designer explain the “Second Century” supercar

Aston Martin DB11: Chief Engineer and Designer explain the “Second Century” supercar

The dawn of a new era has begun in Geneva with the eagerly anticipated official debut of the Aston Martin DB11. Every great carmaker has an icon that will shape perception for a generation, and this Aston Martin DB11 will do just that for one of the world’s greatest luxury sports car brands.

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The 770HP Lamborghini Centenario is a Geneva birthday gift

The 770HP Lamborghini Centenario is a Geneva birthday gift

No Lamborghini has ever been described as cuddly, but the Centenario, revealed at the Geneva Motor Show today, is aggressive even by raging bull standards. The latest in the Italian marque's limited-edition boutique productions, the forty Centenario cars arrive to celebrate the centenary of company founder Ferruccio Lamborghini's birth, and they're an expensive gift.

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Koenigsegg’s Regera is the 1,500HP+ hybrid that gives Bugatti nightmares

Koenigsegg’s Regera is the 1,500HP+ hybrid that gives Bugatti nightmares

If Gaia were a raging eco-Valkyrie, the Koenigsegg Regera is the outright-bonkers hybrid-electric supercar she'd ride into green battle in. Finally shown off in production form today, at the Geneva Motor Show 2016, the Regera is outlandish even by the unusual excesses of its makers.

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The glorious Aston Martin DB11 makes its Geneva debut

The glorious Aston Martin DB11 makes its Geneva debut

An Aston Martin that doesn't turn heads is a rare beast indeed, but the new DB11 is likely to cause whiplash among pedestrians and fellow drivers alike. Unveiled today at the Geneva Motor Show 2016, the new luxury sports coupe introduces a new design language for the British marque, as well as a more powerful engine to make it the meatiest DB in the company's history.

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Morgan’s EV3 is the electric car Nikola Tesla would’ve actually built

Morgan’s EV3 is the electric car Nikola Tesla would’ve actually built

British automaker Morgan might not be the first company you think of when it comes to electric cars, but the storied marque's latest model switches gas for green in an eye-catching way. The Morgan EV3, shown off in pre-production form for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show 2016 this week, keeps the three wheels of the company's earlier cars but drives them with an electric powertrain.

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Bugatti’s Chiron by the (outrageous) numbers

Bugatti’s Chiron by the (outrageous) numbers

With a benchmark like the record-breaking Veyron, Bugatti had to create something special in the all-new Chiron. It succeeded. Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show today, the hotly-anticipated supercar doesn't just look like a spaceship brought to Earth, it promises to drive like something trying to achieve escape velocity.

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The Bugatti Chiron is $2.6m of 1,500 HP excess

The Bugatti Chiron is $2.6m of 1,500 HP excess

The Veyron is dead: all hail the Bugatti Chiron, 1,500 horsepower of insane luxury coupe. Making its long-awaited debut at the Geneva Motor Show 2016, the Chiron takes the Veyron equation of a huge engine, ridiculous top speed, and opulent accommodation and cranks it up even higher, with a newly-developed W16 engine packing 1,180 lb-ft of torque.

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McLaren’s most practical car is still a speed demon

McLaren’s most practical car is still a speed demon

When you hear "practical" your first thought probably isn't a two-seater, 562 horsepower coupe, but McLaren is hoping to change your mind with its most "road-biased" model to date. The 2017 McLaren 570GT is the latest addition to the British marque's Sports Series, promising not only blistering performance when you plant your right foot but a surprising degree of practicality and refinement in the process.

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