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When & Where: Automakers Will Live Stream in Place of Cancelled Geneva Show

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Many automakers will only live stream their intended product reveals, launches and information now the GIMS 2020 event is cancelled. Below is a list of the times and locations of known live streams.

Here’s a list of when & where automakers will be live streaming their intended product reveals, launches and information now the GIMS 2020 event is cancelled. This will be updated as each manufacturer confirms details.

Automobili Pininfarina Battista Anniversario live stream 2020
Automobili Pininfarina live stream March 2nd 2020 at 7:00 p.m. CET (1:00 p.m. EST New York)

AUTOMOBILI PININFARINA GIMS 2020 live stream details

What does it take for a car to be considered a Hyper GT?
The team at Automobili Pininfarina is eagerly preparing to reveal the breathtakingly beautiful Battista Anniversario pure-electric hypercar to you on Monday 02 March at 7pm CET.
With Geneva International Motor Show cancelled, we look forward to sharing the work of our extremely talented team online through all our official social channels, in addition to our website. .
Confirmed
Automobili Pininfarina Battista Anniversario live stream premiere:
WHEN: Monday, March 2nd 2020 at 7:00 p.m. CET (1:00 p.m. EST New York)
WHERE: On all their social channels and website
https://automobili-pininfarina.com/an-electrifying-premiere/

Mercedes-Benz GIMS 2020 Live stream time and location
Mercedes-Benz live stream March 3rd 2020 at 8:45 a.m. CET (2:45 a.m. EST New York)

MERCEDES-BENZ GIMS 2020 live stream details

Mercedes-Benz will digitally present the highlights of its numerous premieres this spring. The scheduled executive talk regarding the world premiere of the new E-Class with Daimler AG board members Ola Källenius, Britta Seeger and Markus Schäfer is being moved to a studio in Stuttgart, Germany.
Confirmed
Mercedes-Benz Press Conference:
WHEN: Tuesday, March 3rd 2020 at 8:45 a.m. CET (2:45 a.m. EST New York)
WHERE: On the media platform Mercedes me media
https://media.mercedes-benz.com/gims2020

McLaren GIMS 2020 Live Stream times and location
McLaren live stream March 3rd 2020 at 9:30 a.m. CET (3:30 a.m. EST New York)

McLAREN GIMS 2020 live stream details

McLaren Motor Show will broadcast live from the McLaren Technology Centre (MTC) in woking with the originally scheduled time of 08:30am GMT / 9:30am CET
Confirmed
Full press conference including world premiere of the next chapter in the McLaren LT story:
WHEN: Tuesday, March 3rd 2020 at 9:30 a.m. CET (3:30 a.m. EST New York)
WHERE: McLaren Website
https://cars.mclaren.com/en/mclaren-motor-show-2020?fbclid=IwAR2nS6jCVcwkx2liDCuK83GbVN6cnfeTAnu2e8vyG_r8Org4qwTLCfsBFmw

Bentley GIMS 2020 Live stream time and location
Bentley live stream March 3rd 2020 at 9:30 a.m. CET (3:30 a.m. EST New York)

BENTLEY GIMS 2020 live stream details

Bentley Motor Show live broadcast originally scheduled at 08:30am GMT / 9:30am CET
Confirmed
Press conference including world premiere of the Bentley Mulliner Bacalar:
WHEN: Tuesday, March 3rd 2020 at 9:30 a.m. CET (3:30 a.m. EST New York)
WHERE: Bentley YouTube channel
https://www.youtube.com/BentleyMotors

Audi live stream GIMS 2020 location and time
Audi live stream March 3rd 2020 at 9:50 a.m. CET (3:50 a.m. EST New York)

AUDI GIMS 2020 live stream details

40 years ago the quattro drive celebrated its world premiere. Follow the next level: quattro goes electric. Audi broadcasts the world premieres of the Audi A3 Sportback and the prototype of the Audi e-tron S here on.
Confirmed
Audi A3 Sportback & Audi e-tron world premiere presented by Mark Webber:
WHEN: Tuesday, March 3rd 2020 at 9:50 a.m. CET (3:50 a.m. EST New York)
WHERE: Audi MediaTV
https://www.audi-mediacenter.com/en/audimediatv/video/world-premiere-audi-quattro-reborn-4976

Porsche GIMS 2020 Live Stream time and location
Porsche live stream March 3rd 2020 at 10:10 a.m. CET (4:10 a.m. EST New York)

PORSCHE GIMS 2020 live stream details

Porsche will present the new flagship of the 911 series.
Confirmed
Top model of the 911 series with live stream premiere:
WHEN: Tuesday, March 3rd 2020 at 10:10 a.m. CET (4:10 a.m. EST New York)
WHERE: On the Porsche NewsTV website
https://newstv.porsche.com/en/

Rimac Automobili GIMS 2020 Live Stream
Rimac news TBA

RIMAC GIMS 2020 live stream details

“We were all set but sadly the #GimsSwiss was cancelled due to #COVID2019 Determination of our team over the last few weeks to finalise everything has been amazing, and we’re disappointed not to be able to show you the results just yet. Show or no show, we’ll share our news soon! .”
WHEN: TBA
WHERE: TBA

Alpine Cars GIMS 2020 Live stream
Alpine Cars live stream March 3rd 2020 at 11:30 a.m. CET (5:30 a.m. EST New York)

ALPINE CARS GIMS 2020 live stream details

In spite of the cancellation of the 2020 Geneva International Motor Show, Alpine maintains its press conference and will meet you on Tuesday, March 3rd at 11:30 am (CET). Follow us live on the Alpine YouTube.
Confirmed
Alpine Cars Press Conference:
WHEN: Tuesday, March 3rd 2020 at 11:30 a.m. CET (5:30 a.m. EST New York)
WHERE: Alpine YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH4Iwlm8kI09wXbgHvFfIg

Morgan Motor Company GIMS 2020 Live Stream
Morgan Motor Company live stream March 3rd 2020 at 13:30 p.m. CET (7:30 a.m. EST New York)

MORGAN MOTOR COMPANY GIMS 2020 live stream details
“Geneva International Motor Show Plan B! In true Morgan spirit, the show must go on. Whilst we won’t be revealing a car in Geneva, we will be doing so back in the UK. And where more appropriate than the original 1914 workshop at our home in Malvern Link? We’ll be hosting a launch that will be filmed and broadcast on YouTube for the wider community. The launch will go ahead as planned on Tuesday, and we can’t wait to share our new car with you all. Those interested will also have opportunity to view the cars in person here in Malvern for the week following the launch, please contact your local Dealership who will be facilitating booked viewings.”
Confirmed
Morgan Motor Company Press Conference:
WHEN: Tuesday, March 3rd 2020 at 13:30 p.m. CET (7:30 a.m. EST New York)
WHERE: Morgan Motor YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ3miVWSbZpbrbKrV1JSjGg

Koenigsegg GIMS 2020 live stream Jesko 500
Koenigsegg live stream March 3rd 2020 at 14:00 p.m. CET (8:00 a.m. EST New York)

KOENIGSEGG AUTOMOTIVE GIMS 2020 live stream details

“The Show Must Go On….” Koenigsegg have confirmed they will be holding an online event from their stand in Geneva in place of traditional activities.
Confirmed
Koenigsegg Press Conference:
WHEN: Tuesday, March 3rd 2020 at 14:00 p.m. CET (8:00 a.m. EST New York)
WHERE: Koenigsegg YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/user/KoenigseggSweden

Aston Martin live stream press conference March 4th 2020 at 8:00am London - 9:00 a.m. CET
Aston Martin live stream press conference March 4th 2020 at 8:00am London – 9:00 a.m. CET

ASTON MARTIN GIMS 2020 live stream details

Aston Martin’s first SUV given bespoke treatment for the cancelled 2020 Geneva Motor Show.
DBX now includes three levels of ‘Q by Aston Martin’ – Commission, Collection & Accessories.
Geneva example offers inspiration for existing and prospective DBX customers worldwide and will likely be revealed via the confirmed live stream press conference from Gaydon, UK.
Confirmed
Aston Martin Press Conference:
WHEN: Wednesday, March 4th 2020 at 8:00am London, 9:00 a.m. CET (3:00 a.m. EST New York)
WHERE: Aston Martin Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/user/AstonMartin

Zenvo Automotive GIMS 2020
Zenvo Automotive will not live stream.

ZENVO AUTOMOTIVE

“We regret to hear the news that GIMS 2020 is officially cancelled due to the ongoing virus outbreak. A lot of plans will come undone for exhibitors, visitors, and everyone else involved in this show. However, we respect the decision to prioritize public safety and well-being. Stay tuned for upcoming Zenvo news. We look forward to seeing you at other venues later this year!”

More to come as details are revealed ……

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New Lamborghini Sián Roadster Hybrid: Only 19 Will Be Made

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The already sold-out Lamborghini Sián Roadster is the company’s first hybrid roadster and is powered by a supercapacitor instead of lithium-ion cells.
The Lamborghini Sián Roadster hybrid super sports car.
The Lamborghini Sián Roadster hybrid super sports car. Credit: Lamborghini

Lamborghini has officially revealed the new Lamborghini Sián Roadster – inspired by the Sián FKP 37 hybrid concept car first unveiled at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show.

After a week of Lamborghini teasing their new release with ambiguous images across social media, the Italian supercar maker has come forth with the latest hybrid creation.

Limited to only 19 vehicles (which are already sold-out), the Sián Roadster is the company’s first hybrid roadster and powered by Lamborghini’s 6.5-liter V12 engine with unique hybrid technologies that can produce up to 819 horsepower (602kW) of thermal and electric power.

Lamborghini Sian Roadster Hybrid Rear Side View
The Lamborghini Sián Roadster will produce up to 819 horsepower. Credit: Lamborghini

“The Sián Roadster encapsulates the spirit of Lamborghini,” says Stefano Domenicali, Automobili Lamborghini Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “It is the expression of breathtaking design and extraordinary performance, but most importantly embodies important future technologies. The Sián’s innovative hybrid powertrain heralds the direction for Lamborghini super sports cars, and the open-top Sián Roadster affirms a desire for the ultimate lifestyle Lamborghini as we move towards a tomorrow demanding new solutions.”

Only 19 Lamborghini Sián Roadster's will be built.
Only 19 Lamborghini Sián Roadster’s will be built. Credit: Lamborghini

Unlike many other electric vehicle manufacturers, the Sián Roadster uses a supercapacitor developed in collaboration with MIT in Boston, which can store ten more times power than lithium-ion batteries and delivers optimum performance.

Located in the bulkhead between the cockpit and engine, the supercapacitor and e-motor system weighs only 34kg and works in conjunction with the V12 engine and a new powertrain.

Sian Roadster Hybrid Interior Cockpit
The Sián Roadster’s new interior cockpit design. Credit: Lamborghini

The 48-volt e-motor itself delivers an additional 34hp for a total of 819hp (602kW), allowing the Sián Roadster to reach a top speed of over 218mph/350kmh and accelerate from 0 – 60mph 100kmh in less than 2.8 seconds.

The e-motor system also provides immediate response and supports low-speed manoeuvres (like reversing and parking) with electric power.

Lamborghini interior customisation
Endless customisation opportunities available to owners. Credit: Lamborghini

Another feature of the Sián Roadster is the regenerative braking system specially developed by Lamborghini. Unlike regular lithium-ion batteries, the supercapacitor’s symmetric behavior means that they can be charged and discharged with the same power, meaning the Sián’s energy storage system charges every time the vehicle brakes.

Each time the driver brakes, energy is stored in an instantly-available power boost which the driver can draw on immediately when accelerating away (making it 10% faster than a vehicle without this system).

Lamborghini Sian Roadster Tail lights exhaust rear view
Lamborghini Sián Roadster debuts in “Blu Uranas”. Credit: Lamborghini

Design-wise, the launch model of the Sián Roadster debuted in a color known as “Blu Uranas” with “Oro Electrum” wheels and “Blu Glauco” detailing, specially selected by Lamborghini’s Centro Stile and Ad Personam departments.

Carrying the unmistakable Lamborghini hexagonal DNA throughout the entire design, the Sián Roadster shares many of the same design elements of the coupe version, although it adds new details like the engine bonnet, the roll bar integrated into the front windscreen and aerodynamic wind vanes.

Sian Roadster Hybrid Rear View
Lamborghini’s hexagonal DNA continues through with the Sián Roadster. Credit: Lamborghini

No prices have been announced yet, but with all 19 limited editions already sold, you’ll most likely have to sell a kidney to get one anyway.

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The New James Bond Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation

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Fancy yourself the next James Bond? The new Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation, complete with all its gadgets might just be your cup of tea.
Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation Edition. Credit: Aston Martin
Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation Edition. Credit: Aston Martin

After more than 50 years, Aston Martin has decided it is high time the gadget cars of the early James Bond make a comeback, with the first “Job 1” DB5 Goldfinger Continuation rolling off the production line (after a few extra modifications from the “Q’s” at Aston Martin).

Limited to 25 editions and built in collaboration with EON Productions, the new Goldfinger DB5 continuation model is the first new DB5 to be built in more than 50 years.

The Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation's rear smoke screen delivery system in action. Credit: Aston Martin
The Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation’s rear smoke screen delivery system in action. Credit: Aston Martin

Originally built between 1963 and 1965, only 900 saloon examples of the classic Aston Martin DB5 were originally constructed, but thanks to its iconic appearance in the 1964 James Bond film “Goldfinger,” it has since been dubbed by some as “the most famous car in the world.”

Exterior paint color "Silver Birch" just like the original. Credit: Aston Martin
Exterior paint color “Silver Birch” just like the original. Credit: Aston Martin

Marek Reichman, Chief Creative Officer of Aston Martin Lagonda, said: “The DB5 is, without question, the most famous car in the world by virtue of its 50-plus year association with James Bond. To see, the first customer car finished, and realise that this is the first new DB5 we have built in more than half a century, really is quite a moment.

“It is a genuine privilege, and significant responsibility, to have been involved in the shaping of this new DB5 and to be helping to lead the creation of new versions of this automotive icon. I’m absolutely certain that the 25 lucky owners who are beginning to take delivery of these cars will be thrilled with them.”

These days the new DB5 Goldfinger Continuation takes around 4,500 hours of construction to create a working car complete with many of the operable gadgets from the movie, created by Bond film special effects supervisor Chris Corbould OBE.

Sharing the original DB5 styled aluminum exterior body panels and an authentic DB5 mild steel chassis structure, the new DB5 Goldfinger Continuations are powered by a 4.0-liter naturally aspirated inline six-cylinder engine and are only available in one exterior color – “Silver Birch,” just like the original James Bond car.

The Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation interior. Credit: Aston Martin
The Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation interior. Credit: Aston Martin

It’s important to note the Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation is not “road-legal,” (which is slightly disappointing if we’re honest and rules out about 98% of the locations you’d want to test out the gadgets). However, if its any consolation, you could still take it to a track to test out the following list of Bond-inspired gadgets.

Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation Exterior Gadgets:
  • Rear smoke screen delivery system
  • Rear simulated oil slick delivery system
  • Revolving number plates front and rear (triple plates)
  • Simulated twin front machine guns
  • Bullet resistant rear shield
  • Battering rams front and rear
  • Simulated tyre slasher
  • Removable passenger seat roof panel (optional equipment)
Rear simulated oil slick delivery system. Credit: Aston Martin
Rear simulated oil slick delivery system. Credit: Aston Martin
Revolving number plates for when you need to go incognito. Credit: Aston Martin
Revolving number plates for when you need to go incognito. Credit: Aston Martin
Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation Interior Gadgets:
  • Simulated radar screen tracker map
  • Telephone in driver’s door
  • Gear knob actuator button
  • Armrest and center console-mounted switchgear
  • Under-seat hidden weapons/storage tray
  • Remote control for gadget activation
Simulated radar screen tracker map. Credit: Aston Martin
Simulated radar screen tracker map. Credit: Aston Martin
Gear knob actuator button. Credit: Aston Martin
Gear knob actuator button. Credit: Aston Martin
Telephone in drivers door. Credit: Aston Martin
Telephone in drivers door. Credit: Aston Martin
Remote control for gadget activation. Credit: Aston Martin
Remote control for gadget activation. Credit: Aston Martin

First deliveries of the 25 special DB5 Goldfinger Continuation vehicles to their owners have already commenced and will continue through the second half of 2020.

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Rolls-Royce x Franck Muller “Crazy Numbers” Wraith Black Badge and Watch Collab Revealed

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Rolls-Royce Geneva and Swiss luxury watchmaker Franck Muller have recently joined forces to design two new creations: The Wraith Black Badge Inspired Crazy Hours Watch and an upcoming Wraith Black Badge “Crazy Numbers.”
Franck Muller Rolls Royce Crazy Numbers Wraith Black Badge Partnership

Sharing a passion for excellence, Rolls-Royce Geneva and Swiss luxury watchmaker Franck Muller have joined forces to design two new creations: The Wraith Black Badge “Crazy Numbers” and the Wraith Black Badge inspired “Crazy Hours” watch.

Or to put it another way – Rolls-Royce Geneva will customize a special Black Badge edition of the Wraith to reflect elements of Franck Muller’s Crazy Hours watch, and Franck Muller is creating a Wraith Black Badge inspired version of the watch.

Benefitting from the expertise of the Rolls-Royce’s “Bespoke Programme,” the Rolls-Royce Geneva “Crazy Numbers” Wraith Black Badge is an artistic demonstration of the extreme personalization that can be achieved and will see elements of Franck Muller’s iconic Crazy Hours watch intertwined throughout the vehicle design.

Featuring a special Velvet Sparkle exterior finish with a Twin-Coachline motif in Silver/Cobalto Blue mirroring the Crazy Numbers theme, the special Wraith edition will feature a deep Cobalto Blue interior and a unique dashboard fascia and embroidered “Crazy Hours” numbers on the rear console. Overhead the Starlight Headliner will also depict the “Crazy Hours” watch face.

Franck Muller Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge Crazy Hours
Rear console embroidery inspired by Franck Muller “Crazy Hours” watch. Credit: Rolls-Royce Geneva

Sharing on the customization options of the special edition Matt Danton, Bespoke Designer at Rolls-Royce, commented, “Distinction, leadership and genuine expression is at the heart of the Bespoke Programme. The car is regarded as a key element of one’s taste and personal style, so it’s only natural it’s bespoke.”

Franck Muller Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge Crazy Numbers
Custom dashboard fascia inspired by Franck Muller “Crazy Hours” watch. Credit: Rolls-Royce Geneva

As yet, Rolls-Royce has only provided teaser images of the upcoming edition; however production of Wraith Black Badge “Crazy Numbers” is set to commence shortly with the actual motor car presented in the 4th quarter of 2020.

To celebrate the partnership, Franck Muller has also created two unique versions of the Crazy Hours watch. Featuring the same Cobalto Blue color scheme as the vehicle, one watch has a black dial with a Cobalto Blue case and black leather strap, while the other is a reverse combination with a Cobalto Blue dial, black case and blue strap.

Two versions of the Franck Muller Crazy Hours Wraith Black Badge Edition. Credit: Franck Muller
Two versions of the Franck Muller Crazy Hours Wraith Black Badge Edition. Credit: Franck Muller

“We are thrilled to be partnering with the world’s finest car manufacturer to produce this bespoke car and this exclusive watch collection,” says Nicholas Rudaz, director of Franck Muller Watchland. “To see our exceptional know-how of haute-horlogerie be interpreted into such an exclusive car has been a fascinating experience.”

For the uninitiated, the Franck Muller Crazy Hour watch is a self-winding watch with a 42-hour power reserve that displays the watch numbers in a very unconventional order and, at first glance, reminds one of something the Mad Hatter would wear to his next tea party.

Using its patented Crazy Hours mechanism, the central hour hand jumps to the correct hour number (one to twelve) even though the numbers are not in the standard order. Meanwhile, the minute hand continues to follow a conventional pattern and revolves around the dial on a 60-minute cycle.

As yet, pricing has not been announced for the Franck Muller Wraith Inspired Crazy Hours watch or the Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge “Crazy Numbers.”

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