Live (Almost) From Geneva : Day 3

Roving correspondent Robertas Parazitas, continues his reporting from the 86th Geneva International Motor Show.

Renault Stand at Geneva Salon 1965
Renault Stand at Geneva Salon 1965

Wednesday 02 March 2016

Today is mainly a scour of the show for things missed and curiosities. Thankfully the constant noise of industry bullshit has abated.

On the “Whose not there” front, not only Lancia, but also MINI. Nothing to be read into that except that significant manufacturers, or certain of their brands are refusing the motor show circuit – Volvo have expressed their reservations, and Mazda aren’t going to Paris this year. Continue reading “Live (Almost) From Geneva : Day 3”

Live (Almost) From Geneva : Day 1

In a DTW First, roving correspondent Robertas Parazitas, will be reporting from the 86th Geneva International Motor Show.

Boomerang Geneva
Maserati Boomerang at 1972 Geneva Salon – image : motortrend.ca

Monday 29 February 2016

10.30 : Palexpo opens in about three hours. There’s a Laurin & Klement Superb in the station concourse. Strange shiny metal flake wheels. Brougham as hell.

13.27 : Now logged into the Palexpo Wi-Fi. 34 minutes to go. Seems Steve Cropley drove here in a 957cc Fiesta Mk.1. It’s no Gamma, but heroic nevertheless. Continue reading “Live (Almost) From Geneva : Day 1”