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The 2018 Geneva motor show opens its doors next week at the huge Palexpo Arena in Switzerland, and it’s shaping up to be another bumper year for new car launches and world debuts. From the new Toyota Supra concept to the recently released Ferrari 488 Pista, there’ll be lots of new metal on show.

We have mentioned the Geneva motor show quite a number of times in past articles. We're waiting with great anticipation to get more in-depth information about the cars being launched, as well as more media content. Really exciting stuff! Tell us in the comments what car you're looking forward to the most?

The Geneva motor show 2018 is open to the public from 8-18 March 2018.

Here we round up every new car expected to be revealed at the 2018 Geneva motor show, including all the important new vehicles: an A-Z preview guide.

Aston Martin

  • Vantage: Motor show debut for new V8 entry-level sports car
  • WEC Vantage GTE: Also see the new GT racer on Aston's new stand in hall 2
  • DB11 Coupe and Volante: First time the DB11 duo have been seen together in public


  • It's official: the new 2018 Audi A6 is more of a baby A8 than ever before
    E-Tron All-electric SUV won't be at the show – but will be testing publicly on roads outside



  • Bentayga V8: Downsized SUV due to appear at Geneva show – plus a PHEV is mooted


  • 2-series Active Tourer: Modest mid-life facelift for the Two MPV range
  • X4: We've seen the new X3, now it's the turn of the slammed, coupe-a-like SUV
  • M8 concept Wild M division: Next 8-series slated for Swiss world debut


  • C4 Cactus: Newly refreshed, duller, Airbumpless Cactus is coming soon
  • Berlingo Multispace: Van-derived MPV due to make its world debut at Palexpo


  • Brand launch: New standalone sporting brand from Seat named Cupra makes its show debut in March
  • Cupra Ateca (above) 296bhp sports SUV bows in at Geneva – spearheading Cupra launch
  • Cupra Ibiza Plus: a red-hot 197bhp pocket rocket concept, due on sale by 2019

David Brown Automotive

  • Speedback Silverstone Edition: Special performance-enhanced Speedback shown in Switzerland


  • 488 Pista: Go-faster Speciale/GTO-apeing version of the 488 revealed in the metal at Geneva


  • Tipo Sport: A warmed-up version of the cheap 'n' cheerful family car is due


  • Edge: All-round facelift and mid-life pep-me-up, plus ST Line spec arrives (but no full-fat ST)
  • Ka+ Active: 2018 model year refresh for Ford's smallest – plus an Active crossover-look model

Formula E

  • 2018/2019 racer: New car will be revealed in the flesh, and we should get some more performance specs, too


  • Electric saloon concept: Italian-designed EV uses 'Internet of Things' tech


  • CR-V: The Qashqai rival from Honda is heading to Switzerland for Geneva debut
  • Urban EV: Another chance to see cutesy electric town car in concept guise
  • Sport EV: Plus a sportier iteration in compact electric coupe


  • Concept car: New show car is likely at the Swiss car show
  • Kona Electric: A midi-crossover EV is confirmed for the 2018 Geneva motor show
  • Santa Fe: Next-gen SUV has 'Smart Sense' suite of assistance tech


  • Zerouno: Golden anniversary present to itself – the dramatic Zerouno convertible


  • i-Pace: No longer a concept – Switzerland ushers in the world debut of the production electric SUV


  • Wrangler: European debut for the Wrangler SUV at Geneva


  • Ceed: New, third-gen Ceed hatchback family is the big news on the Koreans' stand at Palexpo

Land Rover

  • Range Rover SV Coupe: 70th anniversary two-door Rangie confirmed for 2018 Geneva motor show


  • UX: Baby SUV A smaller Lexus crossover based on UX concept is coming to the Swiss show


  • Auto Venere: New Chinese EV start-up due to show its wares in Switzerland


  • Stratos: The legend reborn! Check out the new limited-edition Stratos re-run being shown in Geneva


  • 6 range: Updates to the 6 family due in Switzerland: world debut for the 6 Wagon, Euro debut for saloon
  • Vision Coupe: Another chance to see glorious slinky coupe, hinting at new design direction for brand
  • Kai Concept: Could this turn into the next Mazda 3? Plus it showcases new platform, Skyactiv-X engine tech


  • P15 Senna Extreme Ultimate Series: McLaren blasts back – and it's named after an F1 great


  • A-class: The new A-class hatchback family will make its world debut at the Geneva motor show
  • C-class facelift: First look at the scrubbed-up C-class compact exec range
  • G63 AMG: You saw the new G-wagen in Detroit - here comes the red-hot sporty one
  • AMG GT Coupe: World debut of AMG's standalone sports car with a hint of CLS about it


  • Hatchback and Convertible: Nip and tuck for 2018 Mini range - with Union Flag taillamps, too!


  • Outlander: Model year refresh for evergreen Outlander and its PHEV plug-in version


  • Aero GT: The Aero 8 is being wound down in Malvern; meet its successor, a retro-styled sports car


  • 508: French slicker turns into five-door fastback, à l'Arteon and others
    Rifter: Another van-derived van arrives in Geneva – following Berlingo Multispace


  • HK GT Concept: Pininfarina's partnership with Hong Kong tech firm bears more fruit


1: First European show debut for Volvo's electrified launch coupe


  • 911 GT3 RS The purists' choice is back at Geneva with the even more hardcore GT3


  • EZ-GO: New ride-sharing autonomous future pod concept car from La Regie
  • Zoe R110: More punch, model year upgrades for cheap 'n' cheerful Zoe EV


  • Concept Two: A second electric car from Rimac is expected in Switzerland this March


  • Snap: More leftfield thinking from the wonderfully madcap Rinspeed


  • Ateca Cupra: Revved-up performance crossover confirmed for Geneva – now as a standalone brand
  • Cupra brand: Spanish car maker spins off Cupra as standalone brand to rival Abarth, DS


  • Fabia facelift: Skoda's perennial hatch goes under the knife for Geneva show with light nip/tuck
  • Vision X concept: New baby SUV from Skoda previewed in lime green concept form


  • Fortwo EQ: The electric Smart is back, with a planned world debut in Geneva


  • e-SIV concept: A taster of its new Qashqai rival coming in 2019


  • Viziv Tourer: concept Next chapter in the Viziv story is due at the Swiss show


  • GrandGT Supreme: And this is what happens when Techart takes on the Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo...


  • Auris: First look at the UK-built Toyota Auris hatchback – with hybrid power
  • Aygo: Model year tidy-up for Toyota's evergreen city car – now with colour-coded X mask
  • Supra New racing concept to be unveiled, signalling ramp-up towards launch of production car


  • Combo Tour: The Anglo-Germanic take on the new PSA van-derived twins


  • ID Vizzion concept: Latest in a long line of ID electric concepts – this one previews a top-end electric model


  • V60: First look at the new mid-sized Volvo estate due at the Geneva auto show 2018


  • New hypercar: Zenvo returns with all-new carbon fibre hypercar

Find out more about the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) by visiting their website here.

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