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Hot hatchbacks, supercars and SUVs galore - keep visiting this live blog as Autocar reports on the new car unveilings and behind-the-scenes gossip1803 Geneva is huge this year. There are important unveilings from any key manufacturer you care to mention, including Ferrari, McLaren, Mercedes, Volkswagen and Rolls-Royce. If you scroll further down this story, you'll find a comprehensive list of what we expect to see in the coming hours.

1803 While they pound the show floor at base we have a smaller (but no less perfectly formed) team of six back at our offices in Middlesex.

1802 Our team at the show is 16-strong, comprising journalists and photographers from Autocar and our sister publication What Car?. Hopefully they've all remembered to take along their adapter plugs for those tricky Swiss electric sockets…

1801hrs Right then, here we go. It's time for Autocar's live coverage of the 2015 Geneva motor show to creak into action. During the next couple of days, we'll serve up words and pictures on all the car unveilings at the Swiss event, as well as news direct from our team on the show floor and some smatterings of salacious gossip as well.*

The Geneva motor show*takes place from 3rd to 15th March 2015. Autocar will be there to bring you the latest news, pictures and industry gossip from one of the most important events of the year.

Geneva motor show 2015 - the cars

Aston Martin Vantage GT3*- Ultimate Vantage gets 592bhp from its V12 engine, and comes with a price tag of £250,000.

Aston Martin Vulcan - Track-only hypercar gets more than 800bhp from its 7.0-litre V12 engine, and will be available in strictly limited numbers.

Audi RS3*- Audi's performance hatchback produces 362bhp from its 2.5-litre five-cylinder petrol engine*and can get to 62mph in 4.3 seconds.

Audi R8*- Featuring technology gathered from the Lamborghini Huracan, Audi's second-generation supercar will be offered in all-wheel drive form only.

Audi Prologue Avant*- New concept shows how Audi's styling will evolve on its estate models, and offers a close look at the new A6 Avant.

Bentley GT concept - Two-seat concept car will preview a future production car to rival Aston Martin and Ferrari.

BMW 1 Series facelift - A revised M135i with 322bhp features as part of the updated 1 Series range, which goes on sale soon after making its Geneva debut.

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer seven-seat - A larger variant of BMW's MPV has two extra seats in the rear.

Borgward - Historic German brand promises a return in Geneva, and that could mean a brand new model.

Bugatti Veyron*- The last Veyron to be sold will be presented as a special 'La Finale' edition.

Citroen DS5 facelift - Updated DS5 will be sold solely under the DS banner, and gets a new generation of BlueHDI diesel engines.

Edag 'Light Cocoon' - 3D printed car features back-lit fabric skin as its outer covering.

Ferrari 488 GTB*- Ferrari's 458 Italia successor gets a new twin-turbo V8 engine developing 660bhp and will go up against McLaren's 675LT.

Ford Focus RS*- Third-generation hot hatchback gets more than 316bhp from its 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine plus all-wheel drive.

Glickenhaus SCG 003 - Both track-only and road-going versions of James Glickenhaus' new twin-turbocharged creation will go on sale.

Honda Civic Type R*- One of the star models in Geneva will be Honda's new hot hatch, which is expected to produce around 300bhp from its turbocharged 2.0-litre engine.

Honda HR-V - Having been seen in pre-production form at the Paris motor show last year, Honda's compact SUV will go on sale this summer.

Hyundai i30 facelift - A sporty turbocharged version with 183bhp forms part of the updated i30 range.

Hyundai i40 facelift*- Refreshed styling, upgraded engines and a new transmission feature as part of the facelifted i40 line up.

Hyundai i20 coupé*- Sleek three-door version of the i20 hatchback is intended to compete with the Ford Fiesta and Volkswagen Polo.

Hyundai Tucson*- The current ix35 is set to be replaced by the Tucson, which will become a global car for the Korean brand.

Infiniti QX30*- The QX30 will appear in thinly veiled concept form in Geneva before going on sale at the end of this year.

Jaguar XJ facelift*- Minor cosmetic changes are in store*for Jaguar's flagship saloon, plus new infotainment options.

Kahn Flying Huntsman*- Land Rover Defender-based special gets a 6.2-litre V8 engine developing up to 450bhp.

Kia Sportspace*- Fourth-generation Optima line up will include a new estate version, and will be previewed with this thinly-disguised concept.

Kia Picanto facelift*- Light styling changes and an optional sports package for Kia's city car, which will go on sale in March.

Land Rover Range Rover Evoque facelift - MY2016 Evoque will get new engines, and could include a cabriolet option for the first time

Lamborghini Aventador SV*- A more potent Super Veloce version of Lamborghini's supercar could be on the cards.

Lexus LF-SA - New city car concept will rival Mini and Audi's A1.

Lotus Evora facelift - New 400 version offers more power and improved handling, and will go on sale this summer.

McLaren P1 GTR*- More hardcore version of McLaren's P1 hypercar offers 986bhp and will cost £1.98 million.

McLaren 675LT*- New 'Long Tail' McLaren pays homage to the F1-based original.

Mitsubishi concept*- New high-performance SUV could be an evolution of 2013's XR-PHEV concept, and is understood to preview a new sub-Outlander production car.

Mercedes-AMG GT3 - Racer could preview a harder, faster GT sports car, which would arrive in 2016.

Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4 - Sibling to the mad G63 AMG 6x6, the G500 4x4 will cost above £200,000.

Morgan supercar*- Morgan is playing its cards very close, only confirming it will showcase a new supercar in Geneva.

Nissan Sway - Nissan's new concept car previews the next-generation Micra.

Porsche 911 GT3 RS - Having originally been designated for release last year, the ultimate 911 will be revealed at the Geneva show instead.

Porsche Cayman GT4*- Hardcore Cayman gets 380bhp from its 3.8-litre flat six engine.

Quant F - Following on from last year's Quant E, Nanoflowcell AG's new model promises an electric range of close to 500 miles.

Quantino - Baby brother to the Quant E and Quant F, the Quantino has a claimed range of more than 620 miles.

Qoros 3 City SUV - First unveiled in Guangzhou last year, the 3 City SUV is a statement of intent for the Chinese start-up brand.

Renault Kadjar - Renault enters the crossover fray with the Kadjar, which shares many of its components with the Nissan Qashqai.

Rolls-Royce Wraith convertible - Open-top Rolls gets styling inspired by the Ghost and a soft-top roof.

Rolls-Royce Serenity - Phantom-based concept celebrates the use of silk in luxury products.

Skoda Superb*- New Ford Mondeo and BMW 3-series rival will go on sale this autumn.

Skoda Octavia vRS 230 - With 227bhp coming from its 2.0-litre engine, this vRS is the fastest series production Skoda ever made.]

Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo - The sporty version of Skoda's new hatchback, the Monte Carlo gets visual upgrades and optional sports suspension.

Suzuki iK-2 - Previews a future B-segment hatchback which will go on sale in late 2016.

Suzuki iM-4 - Suzuki will introduce a new compact SUV with a focus on rugged off-road capability.

Toyota Avensis facelift - Avensis gets heavy updates ahead of its summer on-sale date.

Toyota Auris facelift - New look and updated engines for the Auris hatchback and estate.

Vauxhall Viva*- New city car will be priced from around £7500*and is claimed to be "full of character".

Volkswagen Golf GTD estate*- High-performance Golf estate goes on sale in the UK in June*and produces 181bhp from its 2.0-litre diesel engine.

Volkswagen Sport Coupe Concept GTE - New VW concept offers a close look at the next CC.

Volkswagen Sharan - VW's practical MPV gets styling tweaks and more economical engines.

Volkswagen Touran - MQB-based architecture and Golf-derived styling for third-generation MPV.

What are you looking forward to seeing at the Geneva motor show? Let us know in the comments section below and read more Geneva motor show news here.

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