Another Geneva Motor Show has come and gone, and as you can tell from our lengthy roundup, this year’s show was certainly one for the books. From ridiculous supercars to far-out concepts, the 2019 Geneva show was downright impressive. Among all the hot, new metal on display in Switzerland, a few cars caught our editors’ attention more than others. Here’s what we liked most at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Tim Stevens’ pick: Ferrari F8 Tributo The Ferrari 488 was already one of the best supercars on the market, but progress waits for no machine. At the 2019 Geneva show, Ferrari already showing off the 488’s successor, the new, 710-horsepower F8 Tributo. Yes, 710 horsepower from its turbocharged V8, which is a 50-hp bump over the outgoing 488, more or less matching the limited-edition 488 Pista. That, plus an 88-pound weight loss, means a 0-60 mile-per-hour time of just 2.9 seconds. On the outside is a wholly new nose and tail, making the front-end looking simpler and cleaner than before, while the rear sports a new, transparent engine cover that gives me all sorts of good memories of the F40 I had on my wall as a kid. Chris Paukert’s pick: VW I.D. Buggy VW’s always been at its best when it’s let its hair down and gone a bit left of center. Beetle. Bus. GTI. Dune buggy. OK, maybe only kind of in the case of that last one, since the automaker itself didn’t originate the idea. However, it… [Read full story]
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