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Photos: Carmakers rally more gems in Geneva

Led by a 16-cylinder, 1,001 horsepower Bugatti, carmakers show off vehicles that we only dream about.
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Bugatti Veyron

At the 76th International Motor Show in Geneva, carmakers are showing off vehicles that you'd expect James Bond to drive--machines packed with power, grace and comfort.

CNET Car Tech's Wayne Cunningham reported all the highlights directly from Euorpe's glamour car show. Plus, here are other new concepts on display at the show.

Shown here is the Bugatti Veyron, whose 16 cylinders from two W-8 engines and four turbochargers can generate 1,001 horsepower. The Veyron's top speed has been clocked at 252 mph, and it races from 0 to 62 mph in 2.5 seconds.

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BMW Z4 M Coupe

BMW unveiled the M version of the Z4 Coupe which runs on a 343-horsepower, 3.2-liter straight-six engine.

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Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano

The Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano can accelerate to 62 mph in 3.7 seconds and can top 205 mph. It's powered by a 620-horsepower V-12, developed from the Enzo engine.

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Pagani Zonda Roadster F

Pagani debuted the Roadster F, which features a 7.2-liter Mercedes-Benz AMG V-12 engine that delivers 650 horsepower. It will reach 60 mph in 3.5 seconds and has hit 214 mph in tests.

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Brabus Rocket V12S

The Brabus Rocket V12S earns its name with a 6.3-liter V-12 engine that can speed from 0 to 62 mph in 4 seconds and reach 217 mph.

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Lotus Europa S

The Lotus Europa S is a sports car for the daily commute. This car has a bit more trunk room than the Lotus Elise and comes standard with GPS navigation, a quality audio system and a leather interior. It's powered by a 200-horsepower, 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine.

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Acabion

Car designer Acabion claims its light design will allow its car to reach an "electronically limited" 280 mph while using just 50 percent of engine power. See more of the Acabion.

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Maserati MC12

Maserati MC12 sports a 6.0-liter, 630-horsepower V-12. The Maserati MC12 has exceeded 205 mph and will run from zero to 62 mph in 3.8 seconds.

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Mini

This Mini has a spare tire mounted on the roof, tools in the side panels, and is expected to go into full-scale production soon.

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Spyker D12 Peking-to-Paris

Dutch exotic carmaker Spyker offers a "Super SUV" that puts you just 2 inches off the ground. The D12 Peking-to-Paris has a Volkswagen 6.0-liter, 500-horsepower W-12 and, of course, four-wheel drive. This car will hit "only" 183 mph.

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Lamborghini Murcielago LP640

Lamborghini's Murcielago LP640 could use a brighter coat of paint but its 640-horsepower, 6.5-liter V-12 will reach 62 mph in 3.4 seconds. Plus, its top speed is more than 210 mph.

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Saab Aero-X

Along with the doors, the canopy of the Saab Aero-X lifts upward for easy access. It runs on a 400-horsepower bioethanol-fueled twin turbo V-6 engine.

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