Bufori names it new luxury saloon ‘Geneva’

AutoTrader NZ
Published 3 September 2020

The Bufori Geneva features classical design elements, such as rear-hinged coach doors, combined with modern styling, such as bi-xenon headlamps and LED rear lights.

Powered by a 6.1-litre V8 engine, the Geneva produces 430hp and 586Nm of torque. A hemispherical combustion chamber allows the valves to be angled rather than side-by-side.

Power is transmitted to the rear wheels via an adaptive automatic transmission and limited slip differential.

Acceleration from 0-100kph is reportedly under 6 seconds with a top speed of more than 260kph (estimated figures).

An optional supercharger boosts the performance of the engine to 560hp and 690Nm of torque.

Inside is luxurious, combining traditional and modern materials such as leather and wood veneers.

There is an optional sunroof, fully adjustable rear lounge seating and picnic tables.

The rear center console is customised with some unique features, including a fine tea set with instant boiling water and sink, an Espresso coffee maker and an ice box. An integrated cool box and mini bar for champagne and glasses, a safe for valuables or a cigar humidor are also available.

Bufori says the body of the Geneva is made from a hybrid carbon fibre and kevlar which is infused with vinylester resin. This provides strength, light-weight and structural integrity as well as a lifetime of minimum maintenance.

Anti Lock Braking System, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Brake Assist, Traction Control, Steering Angle Control and Adaptive Cruise Control are all standard safety features.

An optional Thermal Imaging Night Vision camera is positioned in the front bumper, which reportedly recognises pedestrians and objects up to 300 metres away and displays them on the screen in view of the driver.

Lane Departure Warning (LDWS) alerts and a HUD (Heads-up Display) relay information such as vehicle speed, RPM, onto the windscreen for the driver.

Every Bufori is “tailor made” and personalised, and production is set to start in June 2010 with the first units delivered before year end in markets such as Europe, Asia, Middle East and North America.

Wouldn’t it be great to see these cruising New Zealand streets?