Tag Archives: Frankfurt

Kia to unveil stunning fastback concept at 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Kia has given us a first glimpse at what’s shaping up to be a stunning fastback concept. Set to debut next month at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show, we’re sad to report the concept doesn’t preview a new model line. Rather, it signals a new body style for one of the Korean brand’s existing models, specifically the next-generation Cee’d compact ... Read More »

2018 Renault Duster Unveiled Ahead Of Frankfurt Debut Next Month

Bringing an end to the speculations, spy shots that have been doing rounds on the internet, Renault has revealed the new generation Dacia Duster (Renault Dusterin India) in images online. The all-new compact SUV will be making its public debut with much fanfare at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show on September 12, while sales are expected to commence in Europe ... Read More »

Smart bringing self-driving city car concept to Frankfurt auto show

Teaser for Smart concept car debuting at 2017 Frankfurt auto show Mercedes-Benz’s Smart brand will use the upcoming 2017 Frankfurt auto show to preview its vision for personal transport of tomorrow. The preview will come in the form of a concept that Smart describes as a fully self-driving electric car ideal for shared urban mobility. That’s already a lot of ... Read More »

2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet Facelift Teased Ahead Of Frankfurt Debut

  Mercedes-Benz has released a new teaser video for the 2018 S-Class Cabriolet facelift ahead of the car’s public debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. This is the second teaser video released by the carmaker within a week and the new video focuses on the OLED technology used in the making of the new taillamps. Along with the S-Class ... Read More »

2017 FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW: NINE MANUFACTURERS TO SKIP THE AUTO SHOW

The Frankfurt motor show, one of the biggest automotive events in the calendar year, has received a major setback as nine manufacturers have decided to skip the event. The list includes Fiat, Peugeot, Nissan, Volvo, Alfa Romeo, Jeep, Mitsubishi, DS and Infiniti Motors. While there are no official comments on why these manufacturers have decided to stay away, the reasons ... Read More »

The future of auto shows is in doubt; Frankfurt is the latest example

The relevance of auto shows as a showcase for brands and new model debuts is being questioned as automakers are increasingly holding their own events or choosing to attend smaller, but more diverse, interactive showcases such as the UK’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. The shift is underlined by the list of brands that will skip next month’s Frankfurt auto show.  The absentees will ... Read More »

Mini will preview electric car with 2017 Frankfurt auto show concept

BMW Group’s Mini brand was an early pioneer of mainstream electric cars. Some readers will recall the brand leased the Hardtop-based Mini E electric car on a trial basis late last decade to help gather feedback from users. The BMW Group used the gathered feedback for the i3 launched in 2014. But with electric cars increasing in popularity, helped along by the ... Read More »

New Porsche 911 Speedster to Debut at Frankfurt Auto Show, Rumor Claims

When Porsche pulled the wraps off the 911 GT2 RS earlier this summer,many people assumed the 700-horsepower track monster would be the swan song for the 991 era of Porsche’s most popular model. But a new report from CAR Magazine points to the current 911 generation going out with a different sort of bang: a new version of the Porsche 911 Speedster, rumored to ... Read More »

Borgward bringing a modern Isabella to the Frankfurt auto show?

Teaser for Borgward concept car debuting at 2017 Frankfurt auto show Revived German automaker Borgward is planning something special for September’s 2017 Frankfurt auto show. The automaker recently released a teaser image for a Frankfurt-bound concept car which is believed to be a low-slung, sporty coupe. Along with the teaser, Borgward released the tag line: “She is back!” This suggests ... Read More »

New Suzuki Swift Sport to debut at 2017 Frankfurt auto show

2018 Suzuki Swift Sport The Suzuki Swift is a hot little hatch that was briefly offered in the United States in the late 1990s and still offered elsewhere. A redesigned model was launched earlier this year, and now the car’s Swift Sport variant has been revealed. We don’t have any specs yet as Suzuki is waiting until the world debut ... Read More »