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New BMW M1 supercar unlikely
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15th Sep 2017
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New BMW M1 supercar unlikely

BMW says it would rather build high-performance cars for the masses rather than focus its efforts on producing a super sports car or supercar to compete with the likes of the recently unveiled super-limited Mercedes-AMG Project One, or the AMG GT lineup and Audi’s R8 range.
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Alborz Fallah
Renault Symbioz house and autonomous car concept unveiled
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14th Sep 2017
2 min read

Renault Symbioz house and autonomous car concept unveiled

The unique Renault Symbioz car and house concept has been revealed at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show. The Symbioz car is said to provide a clue about an autonomous electric vehicle going into production around 2023, as well as some of the company's thinking of about technologies and design elements it will employ up until around 2030.
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Derek Fung
Borgward Isabella: Striking EV concept revives iconic nameplate
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14th Sep 2017
1 min read

Borgward Isabella: Striking EV concept revives iconic nameplate

The reborn Borgward is at it again, with this, the Isabella concept - reviving a nameplate the company used during the 1950s and 1960s. The now Chinese-funded German brand has taken the wraps of this 2+2 electric coupe at the Frankfurt motor show, designed by former Mini design boss, Anders Warming.
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James Wong
Audi Sport boss: Electric sports-car plans need more thought
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13th Sep 2017
2 min read

Audi Sport boss: Electric sports-car plans need more thought

The boss of Audi Sport understands the need for electric sports cars, but isn't convinced they are well thought out yet, with the brand refusing to launch one until it's done the right way. Speaking exclusively to CarAdvice at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show, Audi Sport boss Stephan Winkelmann expressed the challenges that still need to be overcome before a move to electric sports cars.
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Paul Maric
BMW M looking at hybrids and electrification
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13th Sep 2017
2 min read

BMW M looking at hybrids and electrification

BMW’s high-performance M cars are likely to adopt some form of electrification from 2021 in order to give additional performance whilst also meeting ever stringent emission regulations. Speaking to Australian motoring media at the Frankfurt motor show, Klaus Fröhlich, member of the board of management at BMW, said that once battery technology and electric motors are light and compact enough, they will make sense for implementation on BMW M vehicles.
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Alborz Fallah