>> Tuesday, March 31, 2009
The best thing about the Geneva auto show isn’t the opportunity to finally use those few Swiss francs lingering in your wallet or bust out up your French, German, Italian, or Romansch—the four official languages of Switzerland. No, the best thing about the Geneva show is the complete madness represented by the full European supercar cottage industry. No other auto show boasts so many outrageous low-volume exotics. It’s like SEMA, but populated with series-production cars instead of one-off customs.
Geneva’s supercar class of 2009 will include the Perana Z-One, the result of collaboration between Italian design house Zagato and South Africa’s Perana Performance Group. Perana representatives tellCar and Driver the company seeks to be the new TVR, which we assume means it hopes to emulate the British company’s performance-focused, lightweight products, rather than its endless corporate tumult.
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