The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

Volkswagen's invite-only party the night before the Geneva Motor Show opens is a preview of what you can expect from all the brand's under VW's umbrella. Cars, lots of dubstep and films about adventurous men, relaxed retirees and expensive women for those Bentley customers out there. Here's all I've seen.

Audi:

The new TT

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

What is it? The third generation of Audi's most affordable sports car.

The best thing about it?

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva OfferingsIt remains practical...

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

...and very nice inside.

The worst thing about it?

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

Looks just like the old one.

The R18 e-tron Quattro

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

What is it? Audi's diesel-hybrid Le Mans prototype for 2014.

The best thing about it?

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

It lets you peek into the future.

The worst thing about it?

It's predecessors took care of the French competition for good.

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

Audi A3 e-tron

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

What is it? It's a plug-in hybrid A3 just like the Golf GTE.

The best thing about it?

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

It's most likely coming to the US.

The worst thing about it?

I'm all g-tron by now.

Skoda:

VisionC Concept

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

What is it? A four-door gran coupe concept from VW's best brand.

The best thing about it?

The almost Lamborghini-like mirror and the crystals and snowflakes everywhere.

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The worst thing about it?

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

It's an Audi alright.

Lamborghini:

The Huracan

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

The best thing about it?

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

It looks fantastic in yellow and you know how to build one.

The worst thing about it?

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

The glass is an optional extra.

Seat:

The Leon Cupra 280

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

What is it? VW's Alfa Romeo wannabe presenting a four-door hatchback with 280 horsepower.

The best thing about it?

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

Four doors and 280 horsepower.

The worst thing about it?

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

Most of you can't buy the damn thing.

Bentley:

The new GTSpeed

What is it? Bentley's most powerful convertible

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva OfferingsThe best thing about it?

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva OfferingsBiturbo W12.

The worst thing about it?

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

Too much speed.

Bugatti:

Veyron Vitesse Rembrandt

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

What is it? Something they want to sell quickly.

The best thing about it?

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

The elephant in the room.

The worst thing about it?

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva OfferingsWe lost count of the special editions from Bugatti.

Porsche:

The 918 Spyder

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

What is it? Porsche's brand new hybrid supercar.

The best thing about it?

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

That paint job.

The worst thing about it?

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

There is a better hybrid supercar out there for the same money.

Volkswagen:

The T-ROC Concept

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

What is it? Another diesel-hybrid MQB concept just like the CrossBlue was.

The best thing about it?

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings
They have the technology to build something like it.

The worst thing about it?

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

Targa or not, it remains a concept.

And this is why I had to leave after this point:

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings

The Best And Worst Of Volkswagen's Geneva Offerings