The 5 best sports Hall of Geneva 2017


The most remarkable of the living room.

If something was the Geneva motor show 2017 that were the new sports that were presented in this issue. A few months ago, the Paris Salon 2016 became the edition of the electrical, because they were simultaneously presented the major projects of the market, as future ranges electric, Daimler or Volkswagen.

But this week in Geneva, we attended a parade of presentations of sports. The more expensive models, luxurious and irrational market, but continue to be the most admired and desired.

there Were many and of many types, such as the impressive hybrid TechRules Ren, equipped with microturbines fueled by diesel to generate the electricity needed that need their 6 electric motors, or at the other extreme, the small Yaris GRMN 210 HP. Of all of them, we show the 5 best, which surely will endure in the history books.

1. Alpine A110


Alpine A110 2017, the return of the myth.

Geneva was the place chosen to unveil finally the long-awaited Alpine A110, recovering the image and the name of the mythical French sports of the sixties.

The new Alpine, whose image practically knew all thanks to the various concepts presented above, it is a very sporty lightweight, just 1.080 kilos. Thanks to its painstaking design work, which has been pampered to the last detail.

Frame and aluminum body, as well as the forged aluminum wheels and baquets ultra light for a model of central engine with 252 HP and 320 Nm of torque. It is able to reach 100 km/h from standstill in just 4.5 seconds with a top speed of 250 km/h.

2. Ferrari 812 Superfast


The last V12 maximum power of Maranello.

The filing of a Ferrari, is the segment that is, is always an event. Since the launch of the LaFerrari – it is precisely in Geneva – the brand has not returned to disclose a model in a full room, always reveal its first details and images a few days before.

In the case of the 812 Superfast also it was in this way, so that in the days before we were able to calmly analyze the latest creation from Maranello, the update and successor to the F12 berlinetta, which raises an appellation legendary for the brand.

Equipped with the largest engine that has been used never a Ferrari on the street, this V12 6.5-liter delivers 800 HP, equaling the power of the combustion engine of the LaFerrari.

3. RUF CTR “Yellow Bird”


Becomes a myth of the segment in the eighties.

Without any doubt, the surprise of Geneva. In 2017 the Yellow Bird original meets nothing less than 30 years, and as you have with every detail, this reissue of the RUF CTR is to pay homage to the legendary sport. The faster your time, managing to overcome the most powerful of his time.

Far from what it may seem, it really is not a Porsche 911, the new CTR is a model developed from scratch, without having elements of the German model. We can only find the engine flat-six 3.6-liter supercharged and the rear-view mirror. Other than that, the CTR is a work created from scratch on the premises of RUF.

Frame monocoque and body panels made of carbon fiber, supercharged engine with 720 PS (710 hp) and a limited run of 30 units, with a price of 750,000 euros the piece before taxes. A true classic piece from your same presentation.

4. McLaren 720S


The new generation of the sports of Woking starts here.

The anti-Ferrari par excellence and the rival more direct than the new Ferrari 812 Superfast. The new McLaren 720S is not only the replacement of the first series-production model from the british manufacturer, but it is the first model of the second generation of the supercars in Woking.

This account with a new evolution of the engine biturbo V8 that uses all of the models of the brand, now with 4.0 liters and 720 horses. Built in carbon by full debuts new image and some innovative solutions, such as the absence of tickets to the air side, as it channels the air to the engine below the vehicle body and the doors.

In Geneva was not only, as the department MSO presented the first special version based on the model, the 720S Velocity by MSO.

5. Porsche 911 GT3 2017


The 911 is the most purist.

The pure form of the nueveonce is uncovered in Geneva. This new iteration of the version more sports, presented as a novelty the possibility to count with a manual gearbox, at the request – more like complaints – from customers, although it remains available to the more effective but less fun automatic transmission Porsche PDK.

Now replaces the 3.8-liter engine flat-six 4.0-liter maximum power that are available in other versions, like the 911 R and 911 GT3 RS. The power climbs to 500 HP, and is capable of doing the 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.4 seconds, provided that you got the box PDK, otherwise it’s half a second slower.

Its already afinadísimo rack has been improved. Updating the
shock absorbers PASM adjustable, with a range of action broader and
the scheme of suspension reinforced in a number of areas, in addition to
brakes carbonocerámicos PCCB
, which are optional.