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A Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport is seen during (Credit: Getty Images)

A Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport is seen during the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

2013 Geneva Motor Show

The 83rd Geneva International Motor Show opens to the public March 7, 2013. The show, in Geneva, Switzerland, is set to feature more than 260 exhibitors and more than 130 world and European premieres, according to The Associated Press.

But the show is opening its doors under a dark cloud, with no sign of a speedy rebound in sight for the troubled European market, according to Agence France-Presse. The event, which is considered one of the most important car shows of the year, will again be heavily marked by the crisis in Europe after an already catastrophic year in 2012.

A Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport is seen during
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A Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport is seen during the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

A Fisker Karma luxurious electric car is seen
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A Fisker Karma luxurious electric car is seen at the U.S. car maker's booth during the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

A Nissan Resonance concept automobile, produced by Nissan
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A Nissan Resonance concept automobile, produced by Nissan Motor Co., is seen on display on the second day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

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A Citroen Technospace concept automobile, produced by PSA
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A Citroen Technospace concept automobile, produced by PSA Peugeot Citroen, is seen on display on the second day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

A Citroen Technospace concept automobile is displayed on
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A Citroen Technospace concept automobile is displayed on the second day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

The new Subaru Concept Viziv is displayed during
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The new Subaru Concept Viziv is displayed during its world premiere at the Japanese car maker's booth on the press day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

The new Subaru concept car Viziv is shown
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The new Subaru concept car Viziv is shown during the press day at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

A Subaru Viziv concept automobile is seen on
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A Subaru Viziv concept automobile is seen on display during the second day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

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The new Pagani Huayra is shown during the
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The new Pagani Huayra is shown during the press day at tthe 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

A Toyota FT-86 concept convertible automobile, produced by
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A Toyota FT-86 concept convertible automobile, produced by Toyota Motor Corp., sits on display during the second press day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

The new Aston Martin Vanquish is seen during
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The new Aston Martin Vanquish is seen during the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

The new Citroen C3 Hybrid Air is shown
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The new Citroen C3 Hybrid Air is shown during press days at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

A Citroen DS3 L'Uomo cabrio automobile, produced by
(Credit: Bloomberg News)

A Citroen DS3 L'Uomo cabrio automobile, produced by PSA Peugeot Citroen, is seen on display during the second press day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

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A Citroen DS5 automobile, produced by PSA Peugeot
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A Citroen DS5 automobile, produced by PSA Peugeot Citroen, is seen on display during the second day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

An Alfa Romeo 4C on display on the
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An Alfa Romeo 4C on display on the first press day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

An Alfa Romeo 4C is shown during the
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An Alfa Romeo 4C is shown during the press day at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

An Alfa Romeo C4 automobile, produced by Fiat
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An Alfa Romeo C4 automobile, produced by Fiat SpA, is seen on display on the second press day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

The new Alfa Romeo 4C is shown during
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The new Alfa Romeo 4C is shown during the press day at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

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Female models help launch the new Alfa Romeo
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Female models help launch the new Alfa Romeo 4C automobile during the first day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

The new Spyker B6 Venator Concept is shown
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The new Spyker B6 Venator Concept is shown during the press days at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

A Jaguar F convertible automobile is displayed during
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A Jaguar F convertible automobile is displayed during the second press day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

A Jaguar F convertible automobile is displayed during
(Credit: Bloomberg News)

A Jaguar F convertible automobile is displayed during the second day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

The new KTM X-Bow GT is shown during
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The new KTM X-Bow GT is shown during the second press day at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

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A Tesla Model X electric prototype automobile is
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A Tesla Model X electric prototype automobile is seen on display on the second press day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

The interior of a Tesla Model X electric
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The interior of a Tesla Model X electric prototype automobile is seen on display on the second press day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

A Maserati Gran Turismo automobile, right, produced by
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A Maserati Gran Turismo automobile, right, produced by Fiat SpA, is seen on the company's stand on the second press day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

The new Rinspeed microMAX is shown during the
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The new Rinspeed microMAX is shown during the second press day at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

A Honda Civic Tourer concept automobile is seen
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A Honda Civic Tourer concept automobile is seen on display on the second press day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

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A Honda Civic Tourer concept automobile is seen
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A Honda Civic Tourer concept automobile is seen on display during the second day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

A Honda Civic Tourer concept automobile is displayed
(Credit: Bloomberg News)

A Honda Civic Tourer concept automobile is displayed during the second day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

The new BMW Alpina B3 Bi-turbo is shown
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The new BMW Alpina B3 Bi-turbo is shown during the second press day at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

A Cadillac ELR electric automobile is displayed on
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A Cadillac ELR electric automobile is displayed on the second press day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

A Cadillac ELR electric automobile is on display
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A Cadillac ELR electric automobile is on display during the second press day of tthe 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

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A Kia Provo concept automobile is displayed on
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A Kia Provo concept automobile is displayed on the second press day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

A Kia Provo concept automobile is seen on
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A Kia Provo concept automobile is seen on display on the second day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 6, 2013)

A Volvo V60, left, and a XC60 automobile,
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A Volvo V60, left, and a XC60 automobile, produced by Volvo Cars, are seen on display on the first press day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

The new Sbarro Prototype Jaclyn is shown during
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The new Sbarro Prototype Jaclyn is shown during the press day at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

The new Sbarro Prototype React'ev is shown during
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The new Sbarro Prototype React'ev is shown during the press day at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

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A Giugiaro Brivido hybrid automobile, produced by Giugiaro
(Credit: Bloomberg News)

A Giugiaro Brivido hybrid automobile, produced by Giugiaro SpA, is seen on display on the first press day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

A Giugiaro Brivido hybrid automobile is displayed on
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A Giugiaro Brivido hybrid automobile is displayed on the first press day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

The new Italdesign-Giugiaro Prototype Roadster is shown during
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The new Italdesign-Giugiaro Prototype Roadster is shown during the press first day at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

The new Touring Superleggera Touring Disco Volante is
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The new Touring Superleggera Touring Disco Volante is shown during the press day at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

A purple Range Rover automobile customized by Hamann
(Credit: Bloomberg News)

A purple Range Rover automobile customized by Hamann is seen on display on the first press day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

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The new Ssangyong Rodius is shown during the
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The new Ssangyong Rodius is shown during the first press day at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

The new Bertone Aston Martin Models by Bertone
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The new Bertone Aston Martin Models by Bertone is shown during the press day at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

The new Wiesmann GT MF4-CS is shown during
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The new Wiesmann GT MF4-CS is shown during the first press day at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

The new Audi A3 e-tron is shown during
(Credit: AP)

The new Audi A3 e-tron is shown during press day at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

An Audi A3 e-tron automobile is seen on
(Credit: Bloomberg News)

An Audi A3 e-tron automobile is seen on display on the first day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

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The new Opel Adam Rallye Cup car is
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The new Opel Adam Rallye Cup car is shown during the press day at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

German carmaker Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann presents the
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German carmaker Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann presents the new Opel Cascada Cabriolet during its world premiere at the Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. (March 5, 2013)

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