Italdesign - the firm of Giorgetto Giugiaro, the designer of the original Golf and Scirocco - showed these two new concepts at the show. The 'Tex' is a a rakish three-door Polo coupe concept and 'Go', a more upright five-door MPV.
Literally unmissable, the brightly coloured Jaguar XKR-S was a definite crowd-pleaser. It's the firms answer to compete with Aston Martin with a price tag to match - around £90k
Kia brought along its all-new Picanto city car and Rio supermini to the show. High on the firm's list was improving CO2 levels and fuel economy figures, with the Rio aimed at giving the company a much needed sales boost in the UK’s biggest market-segment.
A brand-new offering from the supercar manufacturer, the Agera R features a 5.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine producing up to an impressive 1100bhp.
Koenigsegg Agera R
Lancia's main attraction was its Ypsilon supermini, a car that will relaunch Chrysler in the UK next June. Also on show were rebadged versions of the Chrysler 200 saloon, badged Flavia, and its version of the 300C, the new Thema.
Dubbed as making a “two-generation leap,” the Aventador LP700-4, is its new V12 range-topper. We'll see it here in the UK in the summer, with a price tag that starts from £242,280.
Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4
The Land Rover stand brought us the Evoque - with options details - plus the Range Rover 'Ultimate' and the Rang_e hybrid prototype. The latter uses a 3.0-litre TDV6 engine and electric motor, which should be good for just 89g/km CO2 emissions.
Land Rover Evoque
'Ultimate' Range Rover
Land Rover Range_e
As if the Lexus LFA hypercar wasn't special enough, the firm showed us the LFA Nurburgring package. With a modest power increase and revised suspension, it will be limited to just 50 units.
Lexus LFA Nurburgring package
A good turn-out for the sports car manufacturer, we were treated to an Evora hybrid, Mansory Evora and Elise Club racer. The hybrid engine was shown in a cutaway of Lotus’s Evora 414Evolution concept.
Lotus Evora hybrid
Lotus Mansory Evora
Lotus Elise Club racer
Here's the Maserati GranCabrio Sport, which will "sit alongside the GranTurismo S and the Quattroporte GT S.”
Maserati GranCabrio Sport
Geneva saw the world debut of Mazda's Minagi concept, the production version of which will be called the CX-5 when it arrives in the autumn.