Automotive

The best supercars at the 2020 Geneva International Show

Source: Forbes

Every year, European automakers head to the Geneva International Motor Show to showcase their latest and greatest innovations, and although the Geneva Show is not the largest auto show this year, it is the most luxurious ever, there are always a lot of supercars that leave the mind, along with The exhibition halls are luxurious and charming.

In late February, the Swiss government canceled the Geneva exhibition – which was supposed to start on the fifth of this month – and other huge events due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus, but many car manufacturers decided that the show should continue, so some resorted to The Internet to provide live broadcasts of their new vehicles at press conferences, while others have shot professional videos to promote the new releases.

Among the cars that debuted and took center stage again were battery-powered cars such as the Automobili Pininfarina Battista Anniversario and the Koenigsegg Gemara, but this does not mean that the internal combustion cars were not in the foreground. The McLaren 765LT and the Bentley Mulliner Bacalar show that natural gas cars are still shining in the sun.

Here are the fastest and finest cars that were supposed to appear at this year’s Geneva Motor Show:

Czinger 21C Hybrid

(Kevin Czinger), founder and CEO of (Czinger Vehicle Inc) caused a sensation when he unveiled the car, which had a capacity of 720 bhp and weighed 1,400 lbs in 2015. The car was not super elegant and revolutionary, but rather revolutionary in the way it was built using aluminum and carbon fiber 3D printed parts that all fit together like a puzzle.

Kevin still uses 3D printing to manufacture the car, as computers design the parts for the car, and engineers refine that design and then print it out by 3D printing on demand.

The hybrid range of engines was designed in-house and features a twin-turbocharged engine with a capacity of 2.88 liters, which includes eight cylinders (V8) and three electric motors with a total capacity of 1233 hp, and according to (Czinger) the maximum speed of the car reaches 268 miles per hour, and it goes from speed 0 to 62 mph in 1.9 seconds, and a quarter-mile traveled in 8.1 seconds. Only 80 cars of this version will be produced, with an initial price of $ 1.7 million.

Koenigsegg Gemera

The new Koenigsegg Gemera hybrid, also known as the Mega-GT, is designed to carry four adults and their luggage in style, with a Millennium Falcon speed.

Gemera retains all the qualities that put (Koenigsegg) in the forefront, including extensive use of carbon fibers, twin doors, and four-wheel drive with a power of 1,700 hp, thanks to the hybrid powertrain, and it also has eight cup holders – hot and cool – and information and entertainment displays. Front and back, built-in Wi-Fi, and more features. As for the powerful hybrid range of engines, it consists of a two-cylinder, 600-horsepower petrol engine with a capacity of two liters, three cylinders, and three electric motors, and the company says the car can reach a speed of 60 mph in just 1.9 seconds.

Fisker Ocean

Seven years after Henrik Fisker resigned from his startup that bears his name, which produced the Karma Hybrid that was a huge success before plunging into bankruptcy, his car company is ready to re-enter the market with three new electric cars, the first of which is The Fisker Ocean, a multi-purpose electric SUV, reaches a top speed of 300 miles per hour, and it travels from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 2.9 seconds. It was unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this year, and the price of the car is about $ 37,499. Fisker is partnering with a US network of electric charging stations for a free-to-charge program that has yet to be identified.

Rimac C_Two

The Rimac C_twin electric supercar is amazing and simple. Although two years have passed since the idea of electric cars first appeared, Nati Rimac, the founder and CEO of the company, holds true to his initial estimate of 1,900 horsepower from four electric motors and a top speed of 258 mph.

The speed at which the car sold was staggering, with the company selling 150 electric cars, each valued at nearly $ 2 million, before one model rolled off the assembly line.

Ferrari Roma

The car was officially announced late last year at a special event in the Italian capital that bears its name. Ferrari Roma did not lose anything of its appeal in the months following the announcement, so it was scheduled to be shown at the Geneva exhibition, where the car is a wonderful return to the era that followed Ferrari was the undisputed champion of simplicity, when form meets function, in the sense of blending upscale style with dazzling performance. The luxury sports car offers a dual cockpit design and a wide range of modern devices, including an 8.4-inch touch screen.

The car is based on a V8 () twin-turbocharged 3.9-liter, eight-cylinder engine, equipped with an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission for stimulation, and its 611 horsepower is enough to drive it to 62 mph in 3.4 seconds, at a top speed About 200 mph.

Bentley Mulliner Bacalar

A while ago, BMW had been issuing hints about the release of the i4, which featured a traditional sedan design with quick backlighting and a blue cosmetic touch indicating the color coding of its two predecessors (i3 and i8).

The expected range of the i4 battery is 270 miles, and the battery pack capacity is about 80 kWh, which is enough to power the single electric motor with 530 horsepower to produce a 0 to 60 mph duty cycle in just 4 seconds. Recharging to 80% capacity using the built-in 150 kW fast charger takes about 35 minutes.

The i4 enjoys a competitive position with the e-tron GT expected from Tesla and Audi, in addition to other electric cars expected to appear in the future, but the car’s features do not enable the company to accelerate its production, as it could be offered for sale within the next year.

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