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Porsche Mission E revealed, hints at all-electric Tesla rival
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14th Sep 2015
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Porsche Mission E revealed, hints at all-electric Tesla rival

Porsche has taken a swing at American electric-vehicle dynamo Tesla, unveiling its hotly anticipated Mission E concept at this week’s Frankfurt motor show. Billed as Stuttgart’s first-ever all-electric four-seat sports car, the 440kW Mission E follows the dramatic 918 Spyder hypercar as the latest step in Porsche’s plan to rapidly embrace future technologies for both performance and efficiency gains.
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Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Concept unveiled
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14th Sep 2015
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Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Concept unveiled

The Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Concept has been unveiled on the night before the 2015 Frankfurt motor show. Based on the just revealed second-generation Tiguan, the new GTE Concept features a plug-in hybrid drivetrain with a total system output of 160kW of power and overall fuel consumption rated at 1.9L/100km. Under the bonnet there's a 115kW turbocharged 1.4-litre petrol engine driving the front wheels through a six-speed dual-clutch transmission with a built-in electric motor.
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Derek Fung
2016 Volkswagen Tiguan revealed
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14th Sep 2015
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2016 Volkswagen Tiguan revealed

The second-generation Volkswagen Tiguan has been unveiled just ahead of the 2015 Frankfurt motor show. Against the tape measure, the new Tiguan is 4.49 metres long, 1.84m wide and rides on a wheelbase that's 2.68m in length. That's around 61mm longer and 30mm wider than the first-gen Tiguan.
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Derek Fung
Nissan Gripz concept teased, hints at a Z-car crossover
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12th Sep 2015
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Nissan Gripz concept teased, hints at a Z-car crossover

The Japanese car maker has confirmed the name, the Nissan Gripz, and the theme of the crossover concept that it will debut at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show. Nissan formally began its teaser campaign earlier this week when it announced that it would show a "crossover concept" at Frankfurt.
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Derek Fung
2015 Frankfurt motor show: What to expect - UPDATE
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10th Sep 2015
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2015 Frankfurt motor show: What to expect - UPDATE

Germany's biennial Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA) is comfortably the world's largest motor show, with a huge 881,100 visitors browsing the displays of over 1000 exhibitors in 2013. Known to many as the Frankfurt motor show, the IAA has hosted the debut of many key global models in recent decades. In 2013, that included BMW’s unique i3 and i8, the reborn Maserati Ghibli, Porsche’s heroic 918 Spyder and the new Peugeot 308, among others.
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