As arguably the most important international auto show, the Geneva International Motor Show will this year offer its usual complement of debuts and concepts in the ever-changing automotive industry.

The year’s show, scheduled March 9-19, will be held in its traditional neutral location, the Palexpo in Geneva next to the international airport.

The new Audi R3 sportback will be presented at the Geneva International Motor Show
The new Audi R3 Sportback will be presented at the Geneva International Motor Show

Here’s a list of some of the manufacturers’ offerings in alphabetical order:

Audi — The 400-horsepower RS3 Sportback debuts.

Dendrobium — It’s a new hypercar from Singapore.

Ferrari — The Superfast, with its 800 horsepower V112, will debut with plenty of fanfare.

Kia — Say hello to tiniest Kia, the Picanto.

McLaren — The Super Series is the replacement of the 650S lineup.

Seat — The Ibiza supermini will make its debut.

Tata — Few details, but the India carmaker will debut a connected car only for the Indian market.

Volkswagen — The German carmaker has had some odd nameplates through the years. But what exactly is an Arteon? It’s the name of the VW’s debuting sedan.

Volvo — The debut of the mini XC90 crossover Mk2.

Facts & Figures, Geneva International Motor Show

When: March 9-19.

Where: Route François-Peyrot 30, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex, Geneva, Switzerland

Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. — 8 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m. — 7 p.m.

Official website: www.gims.swiss/en/

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