Frankfurt Auto Show

  • 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S by Brabus

    Legendary Mercedes-Benz tuner Brabus has finally unveiled its first take on the stunning Mercedes-AMG GT S sports car, and already, even in this initial state of tune, the car is developing a meaty 600 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque. That, says Brabus, is enough for 0-62 mph acceleration in 3.6 seconds and a top speed of 201 mph. Incredibly, the new output was generated merely with an engine ECU retune, proving that Mercedes-AMG’s new twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 still has a lot of potential. Specific areas to have been tweaked include the fuel injection, ignition timing...

  • Teaser for Nissan Gripz concept debuting at 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show
    Nissan Gripz Crossover Concept Teased, May Hint At High-Riding Z: Video

    A couple of weeks ago, we heard that Nissan was tossing up a radical change in direction for its next Z car, one that would ditch the conventional sports car format in favor of a small, sporty crossover body. As previously reported, the logic behind such a move is to get new, younger enthusiasts...

  • 2016 Borgward BX7
    2016 Borgward BX7 first look

    After remaining dormant for almost half a century, Germany’s Borgward is finally back with a new model. The company unveiled the BX7 at the 2015 Frankfurt auto show. The modern incarnation of Borgward has little to do with the company that went bankrupt in 1961 and was at one point one of the...

  • 2016 Opel Astra Sports Tourer
    2016 Opel Astra Sports Tourer Revealed

    Opel’s new Astra compact hatch will be joined by its Sports Tourer wagon variant at the official debut next week at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. We saw the new hatch for the first time back in June and now we have our first look at the wagon. Other additions to the new Astra range should...

  • 2015 Lamborghini Huracán first drive
    Lamborghini Teases New Huracán Spyder Ahead Of Frankfurt Debut: Video

    Lamborghini has released a teaser video for a new model debuting at next week’s 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. We can’t see or even hear the car in the short clip but the cryptic message “The sky will never be the same” gives away its identity. The new model is the Huracán...

  • 2016 Volkswagen GTI Clubsport
    261-Horsepower VW GTI Clubsport 40th Anniversary Model Revealed

    Volkswagen at next week’s Frankfurt Auto Show will introduce a new, more potent GTI hot hatch. It’s called the GTI Clubsport, and it’s been built to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original GTI’s arrival on the scene back in 1976. Previewed in concept form earlier this...

  • 2016 Audi A8 L Security

    The world can be a dangerous place, particularly so if you're a high-value target like a diplomat, tycoon, or celebrity. So for the—hopefully small—percentage of clients who believe that there is quite literally someone gunning for them, Audi offers the A8 L Security. The latest version of the new armored car will be on display later this month at the Frankfurt Motor Show. ALSO SEE: Jaguar Land Rover SVO Division Cooks Up Range Rover Sentinel Armored SUV: Video Based on the company's long-wheelbase version its ultra-luxurious A8, the sedan features all the trappings of a executive...

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    2015 Frankfurt Auto Show Preview

    The Frankfurt Auto Show is renowned for its size and prestige, with last year’s event seeing 80 automotive brands take part and 159 world premieres made. This makes the German show the biggest on the automotive calendar, and this year is shaping up to be just as grand. We’ve sorted...

  • 2016 Rolls-Royce Dawn
    2016 Rolls-Royce Dawn Drops Top Ahead Of Frankfurt Debut: Video

    Rolls-Royce is introducing a new model to its lineup of ultra-luxurious rides in the form of the Dawn convertible, which the automaker describes as the “sexiest” car it’s ever built. Due for a formal debut at next week’s Frankfurt Auto Show, Rolls-Royce previewed the vehicle...

  • Teaser for new Borgward SUV debuting at 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show
    Borgward Teases Its First New Car In More Than 50 Years

    Many readers won’t be familiar with historic German brand Borgward, since the company originally went bankrupt back in 1961. That’s set to change, however, as a revival is in the works, with brand founder Carl F. W. Borgward’s grandson Christian Borgward and Chinese industrial...

  • 2016 Audi SQ5 TDI Plus
    Audi Ups Power On SQ5 TDI With Plus Trim: Forbidden Fruit

    Audi is working on a new generation of its Q5, but to send out the current model with a bang the German automaker is launching a new, more powerful version of the SQ5 TDI model. The new version adopts Audi’s Plus labeling and makes its debut on September 15 at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show...

  • 2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe Edition 1 and 2016 C63 DTM race car
    2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe Edition 1 And 2016 C63 DTM Racer Revealed

    Mercedes-Benz’s sexy new C-Class Coupe and its high-performance C63 variant from Mercedes-AMG will arrive in showrooms early next year. However, other markets will receive the vehicles shortly after their debut this month at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. To treat the early bird buyers...

  • 2016 BMW 330e and 225xe plug-in hybrids

    BMW is well on its way of offering its eDrive plug-in hybrid option on every model in its lineup. Having already shown the fuel-efficient versions of its X5 and 7-Series, the German automaker has now given us our first look at its upcoming 2-Series Active Tourer and 3-Series plug-in hybrids. They make their official world debut on September 15 at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show and will be available for sale next year. ALSO SEE: Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: 0-60 In 2.7 Seconds, $79,999? Right now only the 3-Series plug-in is headed to the United States. It's badged a 330e, meaning its...

  • 2017 Mercedes-AMG S63 Cabriolet
    2017 Mercedes-AMG S63 Cabriolet Detailed In New Video

    Mercedes-Benz has finally unveiled its new S-Class Cabriolet, the open-top version of the S-Class Coupe that went on sale last year as the replacement for the CL. For performance fans, there’s the S63 Cabriolet developed by Mercedes-AMG. This one packs a hand-built 5.5-liter V-8 engine which...

  • 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet
    2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet Preview

    There’s a changing of the guard happening at the most exclusive end of the luxury market—and a ratcheting-up of expectations—yet the Mercedes-Benz S-Class is staying at the heart of it. With the 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet, the esteemed nameplate adds an open-air version...

  • Peugeot Fractal concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show
    Peugeot Fractal Concept Previews Next-Gen Sound System, 3D-Printed Cabin: Video

    Peugeot is hinting at the future of vehicle interiors with its Fractal concept car which is set to debut later this month at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. The concept doesn’t preview any specific model but it does highlight some of the technologies that will be making its way into the French...

  • 2017 Infiniti Q30
    More Photos Of 2017 Infiniti Q30 Released Ahead Of Frankfurt Debut

    More photos of Infiniti’s first ever compact, the Q30, has been released ahead of the car’s official world debut on September 15 at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. After numerous spy shots and teasers, the latest photos give us a clear look at the final design for the Q30—both...

  • 2015 Mercedes-Benz V-Class equipped with AMG Line package
    Mercedes-Benz V-Class Gets Sporty AMG Line Package

    The Mercedes-Benz V-Class is sold here in the United States as a commercial vehicle known as the Metris, but in other markets it’s positioned as a plush people carrier aimed at high-end transport services and large families. That’s why the V-Class is fitted with an interior that...

  • Teaser for 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet

    The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe is one of our favorite cars, particularly in high-performance Mercedes-AMG tune. It was one of the most interesting and attractive debuts of 2014, and soon it will be joined by a convertible variant, new teasers of which were released overnight. Having already captured spy shots of the car in testing, this comes as no surprise to us—in fact, rumors of an S-Class convertible have been making the rounds ever since the debut of the Ocean Drive concept back at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show. Now the car is official. It will be called an S-Class Cabriolet and be...

  • 2016 BMW M6 GT3 race car prototype - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2016 BMW M6 GT3 Spy Shots And Video

    BMW’s Z4 GT3 race car remains as competitive as ever, having managed to win overall during the recent Spa 24 Hours and come second overall during May’s Nürburgring 24 Hours. However, it’s on its way out, set to be replaced next season by an all-new race car based on the M6...

  • 2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe
    2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe Details Released Ahead Of Frankfurt Debut: Video

    Mercedes today released details, pictures, and a cool video of the 2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe, and it appears to be a finely tuned beast. As expected, the hot compact coupe, which will be released next summer, will be offered in standard and S models. The Mercedes-AMG twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter...

  • 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe and Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe
    Compare And Contrast The New C-Class Coupe To The Upcoming C63

    Mercedes-Benz has just revealed its new C-Class Coupe, and soon it will be joined by the high-performance C63 Coupe from Mercedes-AMG. Both cars make their debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show on September 15, but you can see them together already in this official teaser photo. The C63 Coupe is...

  • 2017 Kia Sportage leaked - Image via Auto Tribune
    2017 Kia Sportage Leaked

    Kia is set to unveil a new generation of its Sportage compact crossover at next month’s Frankfurt Auto Show, but a completely undisguised version has already been spotted over in Korea. These latest images come from Korean website Auto Tribune (via World Car Fans) and follow some official...

  • Teaser for 2017 Kia Sportage concept debuting at 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show
    Kia Reveals Sportage Concept Drawings Ahead of Frankfurt Debut

    The Kia Sportage is the fraternal twin to the Hyundai Tucson. It was last redesigned for the 2011 model year, but a new Tucson is hitting dealerships as we speak, so that must mean a redesigned Sportage isn't far behind. That's precisely the case, as the next-generation Sportage is scheduled to be...

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