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In pictures: Bugatti's Chiron leads the pack at Geneva

Geneva is Europe's biggest car show, and in this - its 86th year - the industry is on a more confident footing after years of retrenchment. There are almost two hundred exhibitors, displaying everything from the fastest supercars to the latest technology:

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Image caption It was one of the most hotly-anticipated entrants at this year's show
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Image caption And when the wrapping came off, Bugatti's $2.5m Chiron supercar did not disappoint the press pack
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Image caption The motoring press may love it, but we shall have to see how it performs when deliveries start later this year
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Image caption Aston Martin had its DB11 on show
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Image caption It follows on from the DB9 - as agent 007 had bagged the DB10 model number for his own use in last year's film, Spectre
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Image caption But was chief executive Andy Palmer pointing out that this car doesn't come with Mr Bond's tyre shredders?
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Image caption Sticking with British cars, Rolls-Royce embraced its dark side with this, the Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge
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Image caption The company says it is for those "driven by their restless spirits". So long as they've got the cash to pay for it, that is
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Image caption Lamborghini's president and CEO, Stephan Winkelmann, was on hand to oversee the unwrapping of his firm's Centenario
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Image caption Only 40 are being built and if you want one you are already too late - they've all been sold
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Image caption Here's something you don't see too often from Ferrari, a four-seater. This is the GTC4 Lusso
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Image caption Staying with the top end of the market, Maserati has been showing off its long-awaited Levante SUV (sports utility vehicle)
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Image caption It is going to face stiff competition in the luxury SUV market against rival offerings from Bentley, Porsche, and Jaguar
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Image caption There were plenty of concept cars on show: this is French carmaker DS's all-electric E-Tense, said to be capable of 0-62mph in 4.5 seconds
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Image caption It is DS’s second year as a separate marque from its Citroen parent and marks its intention to position itself as a luxury brand
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Image caption All of which is very nice, but let's face it, most of us are going to be driving cars more like Renault's new Scenic
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Image caption Renault says it straddles the MPV (multi-purpose vehicle) and crossover class. Either way it will be easier on your pocket than Bugatti's Chiron

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