Innovative design, luxurious styling, practical perfection - the new cars unveiled before an expectant audience at the 1996 Geneva ‘Salon International de L’Auto’ promised much. And did not disappoint. From futuristic small cars and practical people-carriers to novel concept cars and the ultimate in seven-figure supercars, the new vehicles hitting the stands in 1996 featured a stunning range of shapes, sizes and technical developments. Highlights include the feline and sexy Jaguar XK8, the Bentley Continental T, Renault Fiftie plus the inside view from designers and manufacturers. Enjoy these cars at enviably close quarters as our cameras take you round one of the world’s greatest automotive showrooms.