The 'Future' becomes the 'Present' at the 80th Geneva International Motor Show

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05 March 2010

The 80th edition of the Geneva International Motor Show, which runs from March 4-14, 2010, will focus once again on what is new and on what is evolving. Some 100 World and European Premiers in the sector of private vehicles will be presented. There will be a clear trend toward more and more ecologically friendly automobiles. For example 16 Premiers will be for electric or alternatively powered vehicles. In the Green Pavilion the “concept “cars will be more visionary than ever. The suppliers, equipment specialists, and other exhibitors will also unveil some 40 Premiers of their own. Visitors will find many exciting attractions both inside and outside the halls of GENEVA PALEXPO.

All the major manufacturers and a large number of design houses, engineering and preparation specialists will be presenting, covering the whole of the 80,000 square metres of exhibition space of the 7 halls of Palexpo. They will present more than a hundred World and European Premiers. Economy cars propelled by alternative technologies are the current driving force in the market, but unique luxury automobiles and new classical sports cars will also be competing for the adulation of the passionate.

Mr. Rolf Studer, Director General proclaimed that “250 exhibitors from 30 countries representing 700 marques will be there. They will completely cover the 78,000 square metres of exhibition space available and there are still requests for more space.” In light of the particular attractiveness of this edition, the organisers are expecting between 650,000 and 700,000 visitors during the eleven days that the Show will be open to the public.

Illustrated above, is the Lamborghini LP570-4 Superleggera, one of the featured guests at the Geneva International Motor Show.

More information is available at the official website of the Geneva International Motor Show

For a preview of one of the models that will be presented at the Motor Show, click here.