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Lotus Evora at Frankfurt Motor Show
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Lotus Evora at Frankfurt Motor Show

After road testing Land Rover’s 2010 Range Rover and Discovery models, reviews of which, we will post later this week, it was time to fast track to Edinburgh and catch a plane to Frankfurt. The Frankfurt International Motor Show has always been one of the largest in the world, but this year it is huge, with eleven halls it’s more a city within a city, if you will...


Volkswagen E-Up! zero emissions vehicle announced at Frankfurt
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Volkswagen E-Up! zero emissions vehicle announced at Frankfurt

Volkswagen has announced its all-new zero-emissions vehicle - the E-Up! concept - at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Powered by an electric motor capable of delivering 60kW peak / 40kW nominal power and 209Nm of torque, the front-wheel drive E-Up! manages the 0-100km/h run in 11.3 seconds and on to a top speed of 135km/h...


Maserati GranCabrio at Frankfurt Motor Show
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Maserati GranCabrio at Frankfurt Motor Show

The GranCabrio, the first four-seater convertible in the history of Maserati, made its international début today at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The GranCabrio completes Maserati’s product line-up that now consists of three different families of models: Quattroporte, GranTurismo and GranCabrio – sedan, coupe and convertible...


Volkswagen Golf R fastest ever: Frankfurt Motor Show
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Volkswagen Golf R fastest ever: Frankfurt Motor Show

While the R32 nameplate may be missing from the latest generation Golf range, Volkswagen has not left the hot hatch without a flagship – officially introducing the new Golf R at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Enthusiasts need not be disappointed by the removal of the trademark V6 with the new Golf R boasting the title as the fastest-accelerating Volkswagen ever...


Aston Martin Rapide official details: Frankfurt Motor Show
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Aston Martin Rapide official details: Frankfurt Motor Show

Following months of teasing and web leaks, Aston Martin has finally released the full details surrounding its latest model – the Rapide. Representing Aston Martin’s addition to the fledgling luxury four-door coupe market, the Rapide can accommodate up to four adults while offering an engaging driving experience synonymous with all Aston Martins...


Volkswagen Polo at Frankfurt Motor Show
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Volkswagen Polo at Frankfurt Motor Show

As CarAdvice hinted a few weeks back, Volkswagen has premiered its youngest offspring of the Polo family at the Frankfurt International Motor Show. The agile three-door shares the new styling cues as seen on Tiguan and Golf for a more consistant family look...


2010 Skoda Superb Estate ready for Frankfurt
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2010 Skoda Superb Estate ready for Frankfurt

Skoda will present several new products and innovations at the Frankfurt International Motor Show from tonight, the key one being the new Superb Combi, or as it will be known here, Estate. Offering high comfort levels, generous space and a distinctive design this long wheel base wagon features a roof line that forms a moderate arch give the vehicle well-balanced proportions, as well as an optimum combination of passenger and luggage compartment dimensions...


Volkswagen to reveal 1L/100km concept at Frankfurt - report
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Volkswagen to reveal 1L/100km concept at Frankfurt - report

Volkswagen is set to release a concept two-seat car capable of obtaining a fuel economy figure of 238 mpg (1 litre per 100 kilometers) at this week's Frankfurt Motor Show according to a report published in German newspaper Blid. To be known as the L1, for obvious reasons, the concept uses carbon-fibre extensively in a bid to keep vehicle weight below 500 kilograms...


Porsche unveils line-up for Frankfurt
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Porsche unveils line-up for Frankfurt

Porsche has prepared perhaps its most ambitious showcase yet, with one European and four world premieres planned for next week's Frankfurt Motor Show. Demonstrating its strength in innovation, Porsche will present the 911 Turbo, the 911 Sport Classic (limited to 250 examples), the 911 GT3 RS - and its motor sport twin the 911 GT3 Cup race car...


Alfa Romeo MiTo Quadrifoglio Verde released for Frankfurt
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Alfa Romeo MiTo Quadrifoglio Verde released for Frankfurt

Alfa Romeo have released an exclusive version of its MiTo for the Frankfurt Motor Show to be known as the Quadrifoglio Verde. This white hot, four-leaf clover version of the already sporty hatch aims to "redefine sportiness" while at the same time placing a new emphasis on the environment. Powered by Alfa's 1...


Hyundai ix-Metro hybrid electric CUV Frankfurt debut
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Hyundai ix-Metro hybrid electric CUV Frankfurt debut

Hyundai will showcase a new range of eco-friendly models and concepts in a specially created Blue Drive Zone at the 2009 IAA in Frankfurt, demonstrating its commitment to lowering emissions and improving the fuel economy of its vehicles. Centre-stage has been reserved for the world debut of the ix-Metro, a new Hybrid Electric CUV for the European sub-B segment which promises CO2 emissions of just 80g/km...


Volkswagen BlueMotion range released ahead of Frankfurt
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Volkswagen BlueMotion range released ahead of Frankfurt

Volkswagen has released production versions of three new highly-efficient additions to its BlueMotion range ahead of this month's Frankfurt Motor Show. The new Polo, Golf and Passat BlueMotion models emit just 87 g/km, 99 g/km and 114 g/km of CO2 respectively while every variant is also capable of travelling a minimum of 1350 kilometres on a single tank of fuel...


Toyota Corolla Hybrid Concept world premiere at Frankfurt
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Toyota Corolla Hybrid Concept world premiere at Frankfurt

Toyota is set to unveil a new hybrid concept based on its Corolla model at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor show, a car that is expected to be the second of eight new hybrid models that Toyota Australia plans to roll out over the next four years. Known in Europe as the Auris HSD Full Hybrid Concept, it represents a milestone in Toyota's strategy by introducing its full hybrid technology to a mainstream model...


Maserati GranCabrio for Frankfurt show
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Maserati GranCabrio for Frankfurt show

The convertible version of the ultra sleek GranTurismo will be showcased at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Called the GranCabrio, it's the first four seater convertible that Maserati has ever made. Styled by Pininfarina, it has the longest wheelbase of any convertible on the market, liberating rear seat room...


Lamborghini Reventon Roadster rumoured for Frankfurt Motor Show
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Lamborghini Reventon Roadster rumoured for Frankfurt Motor Show

Lamborghini forums are abuzz with speculation this morning that Lamborghini will use next month's Frankfurt Motor Show to unveil a Reventon Roadster. According to the rumour only between 10 and 20 examples of the highly exclusive model will be built and if true, could mean an asking price of around €1.15 million (A$1.97 million) before taxes...


Wiesmann Roadster MF5 Frankfurt preview
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Wiesmann Roadster MF5 Frankfurt preview

The Wiesmann GT MF5, a headlining car on the latest Full Throttle tour, is set to receive an open-air sibling with the debut of the Roadster MF5 at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt. The Roadster MF5 will be produced in a limited edition run of just 55 units worldwide, each boasting a BMW-sourced V10 engine which it shares with the GT...


Hyundai ix35 to be revealed at Frankfurt
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Hyundai ix35 to be revealed at Frankfurt

CarAdvice will be at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month, when Hyundai reveals its crossover model, the ix35, which will replace the Tucson. CarAdvice obtained spy shots of the vehicle during testing in Sweden back in February of this year, and from what we saw, this should be well received when it goes on sale...


Lexus to reveal premium compact at Frankfurt
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Lexus to reveal premium compact at Frankfurt

Lexus has unveiled the first official sketch of a concept car that will be presented at the forthcoming Frankfurt Motor Show. The concept will demonstrate a mix of technical innovation and ground-breaking design that promises to raise the bar in the premium compact segment. The Frankfurt Motor Show commences 15 September 2009.


Trabant name to be revived with EV at Frankfurt
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Trabant name to be revived with EV at Frankfurt

The Trabant name might not mean much here in Australia, but to anyone who has travelled to eastern Europe, especially some decades back, the vehicular icon of communist East Germany will no doubt be a familiar memory. So in an attempt to keep that memory alive, German manufacturer Herpa Miniaturmodelle will make a comeback for the nameplate this year with its "New Trabi" EV concept set to appear at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month...


Mazda
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Mazda's revised CX-7 to appear at Frankfurt

Mazda will reveal its revised CX-7 at next month’s Frankfurt International Motor Show. Featuring Mazda’s new ‘family face’, as seen on Mazda6 and Mazda3, the new CX-7 offers a bolder stance and will this time be offered with a high-output diesel engine.   Under the bonnet Mazda's efficient MZR-CD 2...