Geneva Motor Show 2014 – the 12 most amazing cars and concepts

7 Koenigsegg One:1

So good, they named it twice – but there's a reason for the moniker. Koenigsegg's latest hypercar has a 1:1 power-to-weight ratio, meaning that for every kg of weight, it packs one horsepower. It weighs 1340kg, so it generates 1340bhp – and it's set to become the world's most powerful production car.

That's thanks to a 5 litre twin-turbo V8, judicious use of lightweight carbon fibre, and even a 3D printed titanium exhaust – all of which contribute to its eye-watering 0-399kph time of 20 seconds.

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8 McLaren 650S

McLaren's latest supercar is a 641bhp monster. Based on the 12C, it takes design cues from the range-topping P1 – with the tinkering resulting in a car that'll take you from 0-62mph in 3.0 seconds, with a top speed of 207mph. And inside there are plenty of creature comforts, from Alcantara trim to DAB radio.

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9 Hyundai PassoCorto

Hyundai doesn't exactly scream "sporty," with its range of competitively-priced sensible saloons. But this concept car could change all that – designed by IED Turin students, it's an angular vision in tangerine. It's also unlikely to make it into production in its current form, since it merrily ignores all manner of safety regulations. And it doesn't have an engine. Though in theory it'd feature a 1.6l twin-turbo four, generating 266bhp.

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10 Ferrari California T

Ferrari's overhauled the 2008 California, giving it a facelift and a boost under the bonnet – with its turbocharged 3,855cc V8 pumping out 553bhp – an increase of 70hp over the outgoing model. And it's (fractionally) more economical and environmentally-friendly – models kitted out with Ferrari's HELE fuel-saving tech get an improvement from 24.6mpg to 26.9mpg, with a fall in CO2 emissions of 20g/km.

Best of all, according to Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo, the California T will be kitted out with Apple's new CarPlay system, demoed on the Ferrari FF at the show.

11 Mini Clubman concept

Mini's Clubman concept is reportedly pretty close to the production model, with a new four-door layout replacing the unconventional three-door setup on the current model. It's bigger, too – 10in longer and 7in wider than a Mini Cooper, which raises the question of whether it can truly be considered "Mini" anymore. Inside, there's a touchscreen setup on the centre console and dashboard - though some features likely won't make it onto the final production model. 

12 Lamborghini Huracán

Lambo is here to rock us like a Huracán with its new motor – although it's the entry-level car (a mere US$200,000!), it doesn't skimp on bonkers looks or power. It's slightly less angular than most modern Lamborghinis – though it still looks like it's driven off the set of Tron. Inside, there's a 5.2l V10 that pumps out 610bhp, with a new 7-speed dual-clutch transmission – it'll go from 0 to 60mph in 3.2 seconds, and top out at 200mph. Fortunately it also comes with carbon ceramic brakes as standard, when you need to stop in a hurry.

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