Named the most interesting news of the failed Motor Show in GenevaMarch 13, 2020
Due to the spread of corona in Switzerland, the organizers of the international car dealership had to cancel the event literally in the last days, despite the fact that many journalists were already preparing to fly to Geneva.
Despite the failed live display of automotive innovations, in the days of the event, an online broadcast of some presentations was organized.
Of particular note is the presentation of the updated Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which we were able to talk about first among the Russian media in this article. No less long-awaited was the debut of the hatchback Audi A3 Sportback. New features compact proportions and sporty design. The cab of the model is fully driver-oriented. It uses familiar elements from the brand’s full-size models and comes standard with a 10.1-inch touchscreen display that is integrated into the center of the dashboard and connected to Audi’s new MMI system. It recognizes handwritten text, provides acoustic feedback and can be controlled by voice. The instrument cluster, which the driver controls via the multifunction steering wheel, is also digital already in the basic equipment.
Porsche has brought its fastest modification of the legendary 911 to date, called the Turbo S. The 911 lineup traditionally consists of a very extensive series, which is currently presented by Carrera, Carrera S, Carrera 4 and Carrera 4S. And the top version is considered 911 Turbo S, which is no less than 70 hp. more powerful than its predecessor. But about Skoda Octavia RS iV we have already talked more than once. Although the official debut took place in Geneva, we managed to learn a lot about the model long before the presentation.
Truly unique news made in a futuristic style are the BMW i4 and the Bentley Mulliner Bacalar. If the Bavarian automaker posits its model as a demonstration of the design of the electric car of the future, then the British just brought a new modification of the existing model. It should be noted that the Bacalar roadster was created based on the EXP 100 GT concept and became the second two-seater car of the British brand since 1930.
Despite the fact that Alfa Romeo could not organize an online presentation, the publication nevertheless noted the new Alfa Romeo Giulia. But in honor of its 110th anniversary, the company intended to present at once two charged versions of the model – GTA and GTAm, developing up to 540 horses.
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