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2020 Geneva Motor Show goes digital

The 2020 Geneva motor show has been cancelled but the event lives on, with a mass of exciting new models revealed online. Join us on a tour of Geneva's first 'virtual' motor show.

Update: 2020 Geneva motor show goes digital

The 2020 Geneva motor show was cancelled after concerns over the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus but the event lives on online.
With the show pulled just days before it was due to open, car brands have instead released details of their exhibits online, creating a 'virtual' motor show. Among the exciting new models to be unveiled are the Alfa Romeo Giulia GTA, the new Audi A3 Sportback, BMW's all-electric i4 and the latest Volkswagen Golf GTI. Read on for more details of the cars that have made their debut, and look out for updates on all the new models on our social channels - Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
2020 Bentley Mulliner Bacalar
Aston Martin
Fresh from new investment, Aston Martin announced details of a special version of the DBX SUV, but its star attraction is the new Vantage Roadster – a soft-top version of the coupe capable of 0-60mph in just 3.7 seconds.
The big news for Audi is the all-new Audi A3 Sportback, which will be available to order this month. Sportier and sharper-looking, the new-generation Audi A3 looks likely to be another big seller.
2020 Audi A3 Sportback
2020 Audi A3 Sportback
Bentley unveiled an ultra-exclusive hand-built model called the Mulliner Bacalar, which has a £1.5 million price tag and a design inspired by the EXP 100 GT concept car.
Bentley Mulliner Bacalar
After months (or is it years?) of teaser images, BMW finally revealed its i4 electric saloon in concept car form. Expect the production version of this all-electric Tesla Model 3 rival to look very similar, however.
BMW Concept i4
For Bugatti, Geneva was going to be all about the Chiron Pur Sport, a limited-run version of its hypercar geared more towards incisive handling than outright speed.
Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport
Seat’s premium brand, Cupra, unveiled the production version of the Formentor concept car. It will go on sale later this year.
2020 Cupra Formentor
Dacia revealed the Spring Electric concept car. It's a city SUV that is, as the name suggests, all-electric. The production model, due on sale in early 2021, will become one of the most affordable electric cars on the market.
Dacia Spring Electric
The Citroen-owned premium brand announced details of two new cars – the surprisingly conservative DS 9 executive saloon and the much wilder-looking Aero Sport Lounge concept car.
DS Aero Sport Lounge
DS 9
Fiat's all-new, all-electric 500 is the big news for the Italian brand. Slightly bigger than the current car, the new 500 will be a rival for cars such as the Mini Electric and Renault Zoe.
2020 Fiat 500
The popular Civic hatchback gets a facelift to keep it fresh, which means the hugely desirable Civic Type R hot hatch version (pictured) also receives some cosmetic treatment.
Honda Civic Type R 2020
Not content with launching an all-new i10 city car this year, Hyundai has also revealed the new i20 and an updated i30, as well as the stunning Prophecy concept car.
Hyundai i20 2020
Hyundai Prophecy
Kia unveiled the all-new Sorento a few days before the show was due to take place. The seven-seat SUV gains sharper looks and a much classier cabin.
Kia Sorento 2020
Lexus was planning to bring three electrified cars to Geneva, including the fabulous LF-30 Electrified (pictured) concept car. If the future looks like this then sign us up now!
Lexus LF-30 Electrified
Mazda’s first electric production car – the MX-30 – is its main news. It’s as quirky as you’d expect from the brand, and we think it looks great.
Mazda MX-30
McLaren revealed a new hybrid-powered sports car called the 765LT. Rory Reid got an exclusive preview, as you can see on our Youtube channel.
McLaren 765LT
Mercedes-Benz has been busy. It revealed the facelifted E-Class and a high-performance AMG version of the new GLA – the Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4MATIC+.
On top of that, there's a triumvirate of new CLA 250 e and GLA 250 e plug-in hybrid models.
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 e
Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4MATIC+
Good news for Porsche purists – six cylinders reappear in the GTS versions of the mid-engined 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman sports cars.
If that wasn't good enough, there's also the new 911 Turbo S to drool over.
2020 Porsche 911 Turbo S
Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0
Renault uneveiled its Morphoz concept car, which is something of a show-stopper. It looks great and, uniquely, it changes size – 'morphing' from a compact city car to a luxurious cruiser by increasing in length thanks to extendable sections behind the front and rear wheels.
Renault’s drive towards electrification gained impetus,too, with the reveal of the facelifted Mégane range, which comes complete new plug-in hybrid derivatives.
Renault Morphoz
Renault Morphoz
The new Seat Leon is set for release this summer. We reckon this fourth-generation model is the best-looking one yet.
Seat Leon 2020
Skoda announced details of the new Octavia vRS long before the show was due to take place. As well as hatchback and estate options, buyers can choose from petrol, diesel and new plug-in hybrid versions.
Skoda was also due to reveal a new all-electric SUV called Enyaq at the show. En-what? Well, it's derived from the Irish name ‘Enya’, apparently, with a Q added at the end to keep it in line with Skoda's other SUV models.
Skoda Octavia vRS 2020
Skoda Octavia vRS 2020
Suzuki has given its cute Ignis city car a facelift, with updated styling front and rear and more efficient engines.
2020 Suzuki Ignis
Star attraction for Toyota is one of the coolest hot hatchbacks of recent years (ever, perhaps) – the GR Yaris.
This rally-bred beast is a lot more than the usual ‘a bit more power, some extra sporty trim’ hot hatch, with bespoke bodywork and some heavy-duty chassis changes. With a 0-62mph time of less than 5.5 seconds this could become the hot hatch to beat.
Toyota GR Yaris 2020
Volkswagen uveiled the latest member of its ID family of electric cars – the ID.4 electric SUV.
It also gave a debut to a trio of new Golf hot hatches – the GTI, GTD and GTE.
2020 Volkswagen ID.4
Volkswagen Golf GTD, GTE and GTI

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