As you may or may not be aware, this week’s Geneva Motor Show was cancelled after the Swiss government banned gatherings of more than 1,000 people to try and limit the spread of coronavirus. So many manufacturers, who’d all been planning glitzy reveals of interesting new cars, were forced to pack up, go home and rethink. Click through the gallery to see what could have been…
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(not the) Porsche 911 Turbo S
If you’re one of the men pictured, click these words to read about the car whose stand you’re dismantling.
(not the) Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport
Something Bugatti didn’t tell you about the Chiron Pur Sport: it can be stored in a small wooden crate when not in use.*
*This definitely isn’t true.
(not the) Aston Martin V12 Speedster
This pallet-moving device has some things in common with the Aston V12 Speedster. Erm… neither have windscreens?
(not the) Polestar Precept
In honour of Sweden’s most famous export, Polestar’s Precept is also flat-packed.
(not the) McLaren 765LT
McLaren’s HQ is so clean and tidy, we bet seeing this mess gave them all aneurysms.
(not the) Alfa Romeo Giulia GTA
The new GTA’s extending arm makes it much more practical than the standard Giulia.
(not the) VW Golf GTI
VW had planned to reveal the GTI, GTE and GTD at Geneva. Maybe they’re hidden in some of those boxes…
(not the) Audi A3 Sportback
Audi’s stand, which may or may not be based on the same platform as VW’s stand, looks almost finished.