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    Geneva 2009: Lotus increases performance, efficiency of 2010 Exige S
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2010 Lotus Exige S
    Lotus has unleashed a slightly revised Exige S for the 2010 model year at the Geneva Motor Show, and thankfully, it seems the U.K.-based automaker has for the most part chosen not to mess with a good thing. The bulk of the changes are ...

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    Geneva 2009: Swiss Misses keep standing in front of our cameras
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    Click above for high-res gallery of this year's Swiss Misses
    Every year we board our flights to the Geneva Motor Show after telling our significant others (wives, fiances, imaginary girlfriends) that we're going for the cars. We might even believe it when we say it, too, but then we get here and ...

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    Geneva 2009: Euro Ford Ranger taunts American light-truck buyers
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Euro Ford Ranger
    The U.S. edition of the Ford Ranger has gotten by with little more than cosmetic changes and minor mechanical upgrades since its last redesign in 1993. In Europe, there is another Ford Ranger all together with four full-sized doors, a choice ...

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    Geneva 2009: Nissan NV200 gets its tippy on
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Nissan NV200
    Nissan unwrapped the production version of its new NV200 compact van here at the Geneva Motor Show after first showing a concept version of it back in 2007 at the Tokyo Motor Show. The basic shape and a lot of the body surface details actually ...

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    Geneva 2009: Hyundai ix-onic concept is far more enticing than its name
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Hyundai ix-onic concept
    We're not sure what marketing genius came up with the moniker for Hyundai's new ix-onic crossover concept, but it's something of a shame because the labored name sounds more like an air purifier than the attractive vehicle it's ...

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    Geneva 2009: Kia No 3 concept cooler than expected
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Kia No 3 concept
    After all the teaser shots of the Kia No 3 concept, we finally got to see it in the metal out on the floor of the Geneva Motor Show today. In its press materials, Kia describes this as a new five-seat MPV, although we're personally a bit ...

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    Geneva 2009: Ruf Greenster evolves the electric Porsche concept
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Ruf Greenster
    Last fall, Porsche high performance tuning specialist Ruf announced it had built a prototype electric sports car called the eRuf, which was essentially a lithium ion battery-powered 911. That was just the beginning of the story, as the ...

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    Geneva 2009: An M7 by any other name - 2009 BMW Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the BMW Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo
    All indications are that BMW won't, in the end, be producing an M7 based on its new-generation F01 7 Series. That would've been cool, but before the Mercedes S63 AMG and Audi S8 can breathe a sigh of relief, Bavaria's pseudo-factory ...

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    Geneva 2009: BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo is one luxurious automotive hermaphrodite
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo concept
    BMW's segment-splitting 5 Series Gran Turismo concept has rolled out under the bright lights here at the Geneva Motor Show, and the automotive media has set to poking and prodding it like an alien specimen from Area 51. ...

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    Geneva 2009: All-new(ish) 2010 Porsche 911 GT3
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2010 Porsche 911 GT3
    The great thing about being Porsche – you know, aside from making Cayenne-loads of money and buying enormous companies like Volkswagen – is that you've always got another new model to unveil. The 911 range alone spawns an ...

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    Geneva 2009: Renault Megane RS - liberté, égalité, velocité [w/VIDEO]
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Renault Megane RS
    Renault has earned its place as the pan-European king of the hot hatch. But with new contenders like the MINI JCW and Alfa GTA vying for the throne, Renault knew it would have to up its game to hold on to the title. Fortunately, it ...

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    Confirmed: Ferrari testing hybrid powertrain in 599 prototype
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Ferrari 599XX
    One of the stated reasons that automakers send prototype race cars around tracks at high rates of speed is to further the development of new technology for their road-going automobiles. There's no higher form of automotive motorsport than ...

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    Geneva 2009: Ferrari 16M Scuderia Spider joins the party
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Ferrari 16M Scuderia Spider
    The focus under the Prancing Horse this year at the Geneva Motor Show was clearly on the flagship 599, with its new HGTE package and 599XX track car, but Maranello also brought out the new Scuderia Spider 16M. The limited ...

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    Geneva 2009: New Audi A4 Allroad debuts, reportedly may come to U.S. after all
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2010 Audi A4 Allroad
    Audi has rolled out its new 2010 Audi A4 Allroad here at the Geneva Motor Show, and while the turbocharged stiltswagon wasn't originally expected to reach U.S. dealerships, word coming out of the show from Automotive News is that this ...

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    Geneva 2009: Spyker C8 Aileron gets a longer fuselage
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2009 Spyker C8 Aileron
    Stylish. Unique. Quirky. "Practical" isn't one of the words typically associated with Spykers, but apparently customers in the Dutch automaker's niche clientele found the C8's cabin, deliciously steampunk as it is, a tad cramped. ...

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    Geneva 2009: 2010 Saab 9-3X ideal wagon for lingonberry picking
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Saab 9-3X
    Saab debuted its 9-3X at the Geneva Motor Show, and while it's a new market for the Swedish brand (we'll try to forget about the body-on-frame 9-7X, thank you), we suspect that the lifted load-lugger will probably outsell the standard SportCombi by ...

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    Geneva 2009: 2010 Mazdaspeed3 (MPS), grin and bear it
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2010 Mazdaspeed (MPS)
    The outgoing Mazdaspeed3 had a lot going for it. The combination of a turbocharged 2.3-liter inline-four, six-speed manual, LSD and a practical hatch solidified its place in our hearts when it spent a week in the Autoblog Garage. ...

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    Geneva 2009: Bodacious Tatas - Indian automaker debuts Nano Europa
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Tata Nano Europa
    Uttering the word "Europa" should spark memories of the funky and fragile Lotus of the '60s and '70s, or perhaps the British sportscar company's more recent revival. What one normally doesn't tend to think of is the Tata Nano.That may ...

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    Geneva 2009: 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe drops in
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe
    Following the debut of the new E-Class sedan at the Detroit Auto Show and the convertible and wagon versions coming to Frankfurt later this year, Mercedes used the Geneva Motor Show to unveil the new E-Class coupe as ...

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    Geneva 2009: NLV Quant by Koenigsegg
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the NLV Quant by Koenigsegg
    The cars created by Christian von Koenigsegg are not renowned for being environmentally friendly. The car unveiled by Koenigsegg today at the Geneva Motor Show is in many ways diametrically opposed to the CCX supercar and its many ...

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