Our 10 Favorite New Cars at the Geneva Motor Show

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The Koenigsegg Regera (Swedish for "to reign") is equipped with a twin-turbo 5-liter V8 and something called a Direct Drive Transmission that means the car only has a single gear. And three electric motors that, when combined with the V8, generate an absurd 1,500 hp. Oh, and it goes from 0-248MPH in under 20 seconds. To reign, indeed. Newspress

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Bucking the forced induction trend, Porsche engineers have built a new 4-liter flat six (naturally) for the GT3 RS, which is also lighter and comes with more aerodynamic aids. And 493 horsepower. Equipped with a PDK transmission (manual transmissions are so 20th century), the car hits 60 mph in under 3.3 seconds. Newspress

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Audi has been leading the luxury pack on diesel cars (in the US at least), and has now taken it even further. The new Q7 e-tron is a diesel plug-in hybrid that can cover 35 miles on electric power alone, and an astounding 876.1 miles combined. Don't think the hybrid part makes it a slouch either: 516 lb-ft of torque get it moving from 0 to 60 mph in under 6 seconds. Newspress

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An all-electric, all-wheel drive GT concept, the Aston Martin DBX is designed to seat four adults and their luggage, and is chock full of fancy tech like auto-dimming "smart glass". Of course, the DBX is a long way from production, but if this is what the future of Aston looks like, sign us up. Aston Martin

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The Rolls-Royce Serenity is an absurdly lavish customization of the already absurdly lavish Phantom. It comes with the most expensive one-off paint ever made by Rolls. One-of-a-kind, hand-woven, hand-painted Chinese silk covers the interior, along with smoked cherrywood, bamboo, and inlaid mother of pearl. Pricing runs well over $1 million. Rolls-Royce

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The Ford Focus RS could be a worthy descendant to the Escort Cosworth. 315 horsepower from a 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine, along with an all-wheel drive system that can exceed 1g of lateral acceleration, means the thing will be a rocket ship. A special "drift" button that makes it easier to oversteer means it'll be fun as hell to drive, too. We're sold. Newspress


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At 21.3 feet long, the Mercedes-Maybach Pullman is gigantic. Pullman, once the only name in luxury train cars, began lending its name to ultra-swanky Mercedes cars in the 60s. Like the Pullman of old, the new version can seat up to four in the back, with unarmored models starting at a mere $500,000. Mercedes-Benz

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A multi-million dollar track-only supercar, the Aston Martin Vulcan's V12 engine was developed in conjunction with Aston Martin Racing. It's the ultimate development of the engine, incorporating everything the team has learned from its last decade of racing. An Aston rep says company "wanted a thoroughbred racing engine specifically for track use." Newspress

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The McLaren 675LT is the lightest series-production supercar the company has ever built. The twin-turbo V8 produces 666 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque, along with an 220 pound reduction in weight over the 650S, thanks in part to carbon fiber seats and a thinner windshield. Only 500 will be built, so call your local McLaren dealer stat. Newspress

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Over ten years, Bugatti sold 450 Veyrons, with the final unit---a Grand Sport Vitesse "La Finale" edition"---displayed at Geneva. The Veyron is the apex of the old-school automobile, built without concession to the environment or those poor engineers. It was, perhaps, the greatest non-hybrid, gas-powered car ever built. We're excited to see what's next from Bugatti. Newspress

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