The e Frankfurt Motor Show opened Tuesday to journalists around the world. Autonews was on hand to allow you to watch live this major event of 2013. Browse the aisles of the largest fair in the world and discover all the new features and concepts through our photo galleries.
Friday, September 13, 18:30: Back from Frankfurt, we still have many new concepts and to help you discover. After Speciale Ferrari 458 , Aston Martin Vanquish Volante , Smart Fourjoy presented yesterday, today, discover the concepts Elmiraj Cadillac , Infiniti Q30 , Opel Monza and Lexus LF-NX. Finally, in addition to all these beautiful cars, do not forget our galleries combining the most charming hostess of the show.
ASTON MARTIN VANQUISH FLYING: powerful Vanquish should be uncap turn to replace the line in the late DBS Volante. To enjoy outdoor vocalizations of its 5.9 V12 573 hp, it will be the most powerful discoverable produced by the firm Gaydon.
AUDI A3 CABRIOLET: the third generation Audi A3 falls on top Frankfurt. The program included a notchback more impressive but more slender figure and at the top of the range version of an S3 300 hp.
AUDI SPORT QUATTRO CONCEPT: we remember the beautiful Audi Quattro Concept shown in Paris three years ago. In Frankfurt this year, Audi reiterates the approach of a modern concept car inspired by the legendary Quattro who made his finest hour rally, introducing the Sport Quattro Concept particularly successful. Especially as the beast under the hood accommodates a hybrid engine of 700 hp.
NANUK AUDI QUATTRO CONCEPT: Audi has a second new concept on its stand in Frankfurt, with the Nanuk Quattro, developed in collaboration with the designers of Italdesign Giugiaro. This large cut, which would be equally at home on the road and off, (1900 kg) is powered by a V10 5.0 TDI 544 hp and 1000 Nm This allows it to high performance (0-100 km / h in 3.8 s) for a low consumption (7.8 l/100 km).
AUDI A8 Facelift: The limo rings, arrived on the market in late 2009, will benefit Frankfurt an update mid-career. Besides minor changes in style and engine optimized, it will open all new optics LED named Matrix.
BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT V8 S: the new British manufacturer for this show. The 4.0 V8 goes here 507-528 hp performance improved slightly and consumption maintained at 10.5 l/100 km.
BMW i3: proposed pure electric or a range extender (a twin petrol motor 34 hp), the first electric city signed BMW will make its world premiere in Frankfurt. The manufacturer promises a range of 130 to 300 km (for the range extender equipped version.)
BMW i8: still in the process of development of hybrid technology, BMW will present in Frankfurt, in addition to its small i3 city car, the final version of the sporty i8. This should provide leading performance (0 to 100 km / h in 4.5 s shot) coupled to a sobriety foolproof (2.5 l/100 km).
BMW SERIES 4: the Bavarian firm will present the final version of the Series 4 coupe variant of the 3 Series sedan. It very close to the concept unveiled in Detroit earlier this year, was later headed by a radical M4 already unveiled in the near-final appearance at Concours d’Elegance at Pebble Beach. It uses the engines ‘high’ petrol and diesel sedan.
CADILLAC ELMIRAJ: The prestigious American brand brings to Frankfurt Elmiraj beautiful concept presented at Pebble Beach last month. If it was derived in a production model, no doubt that this great and elegant cut of 5.20 m would make a perfect competitor Mercedes CL and S-Class coupe future.
CITROeN CACTUS: heir of 2CV and Mehari, this study accurately foreshadows a future small crossover minimalist that will emerge in early 2014. In humble garb, Cactus will be one of the most interesting concepts in this area, perhaps foreshadowing a return to simpler and more economical cars without sacrificing style, safety or even approval.
CITROeN WILD RUBY: Ruby The Wild concept, introduced a few months ago at the Shanghai Motor Show, is the first European to Frankfurt. With a length of about 4.70 m and a racy line anticipates the fourth model in the premium DS range, which is a competitor of Audi Q5 and BMW X3.
C4 PICASSO: variant of C4 Picasso 7-seater will make its premiere in Germany. 16 cm longer than the short version , this large MPV 4.59 m differs from its little brother by different rear lights, roof bars its cleverly integrated into the design and very large internal space with its huge wheelbase category (2.84 m).
Citroen C-ELYSEE WTCC: New mount Loeb and Yvan Muller is revealed for the first time to the public. Check out this beast race 380 hp in our photo gallery.
Dacia Duster Facelift: a year after the Logan and Sandero , Dacia Duster gets a small update. No major cosmetic changes to the program, but a more modern style, especially at the front and probably a more qualitative cabin, which remains to be discovered.
FERRARI 458 SPECIAL: a lightweight 458 (1290 kg), supercharged (605 hp, bristling with active aerodynamics and more efficient than ever this descendant of the 360 Stradale and 430 Scuderia not make half a second mail. the F12 on the Fiorano circuit and passes even faster cornering.
FORD S-MAX CONCEPT: born in 2006, the Ford S-Max will soon be replaced with a replacement, which will be announced in Frankfurt by a very realistic eponymous study.
HONDA CIVIC TOURER: Presented as a concept at the last Geneva Motor Show, the Honda Civic Tourer will be presented in its final form in Frankfurt. Little info yet on this new model, we only know that it will have a unique rear suspension with controlled damping. The resume should look almost every feature of the concept very well received in March.
HYUNDAI I10: The Korean firm will present on the German show the second generation of its i10 mini city. Larger than its predecessor and has a more attractive design, it is also very roomy for the class. Designed in Germany, it will be produced at the Izmit factory in Turkey.
INFINITI Q30 Concept: The feature branch Nissan will unveil a new concept called Q30, which foretells the compact sedan brand.
KIA NIRO CONCEPT: Another new concept for the Korean brand. After the small cut Provo city and Cub, the Niro is a study of three urban crossover Mini Paceman way doors.
LAMBORGHINI GALLARDO SQUADRA CORSE: the successor to the Gallardo, some already called Cabrera, is expected next year. Meanwhile, Lamborghini unveiled a new limited edition of the current berlinetta in Frankfurt. With identical to the Superleggera technical characteristics, it simply acquires some aerodynamic derivatives of the Super Trofeo race.
LEXUS LF-NX: The Japanese automaker, which has proved its worth for the RX450h hybrid SUV, returns to the front of the stage with the concept of original compact SUV with a particularly aggressive look. A 2.5 V6 156 hp coupled to an electric motor is sensed for a total power of 200 hp.
MAZDA3: Japanese brand gives a good facelift to its compact. The style is based on the Mazda6 , which it takes the platform in a shortened version, and finish should be a step forward. The engines are all part of the SkyActiv generation inaugurated by the CX-5, which should enable the new “3″ to display record consumption. However, the sports version MPS seems to be valid.
MERCEDES GLA: after the compact sedan and coupe- CLA , the third model in the range will be the Class A small crossover GLA. The production model is expected to resume the successful aesthetic concept presented in Shanghai and will be a fierce competitor of Audi Q3 and BMW X1. On the technical side, it will take most of the elements of the Class A (engines and transmissions).
MERCEDES S-CLASS COUPE CONCEPT: replacing the CL is unveiled in Frankfurt as a beautiful concept with sporty lines and slender.
MERCEDES S 63 AMG: the new flagship of the brand will premiere in Frankfurt. With 585 hp, the S 63 AMG is still available in “standard” version and long-wheelbase version. The latter will open for the first time on the big wheel drive sports sedan.
OPEL INSIGNIA Restyled: four years after its launch, the large sedan Blitz offers a serious refresh. The headlights are refined, grille grows, the dashboard has been completely redesigned with more modern engines are installed under the hood. Will allow the German back in the race against the Citroen C5, Peugeot 508, Renault Laguna or Volkswagen Passat.
OPEL INSIGNIA TOURER COUNTRY: besides being restyled, the large sedan Opel will decline as a fighter break. Named Country Tourer, the new model incorporates the standards of its category: body parts gross plastic slightly elevated ground clearance and AWD. Opel will offer the Insignia Tourer Country with diesel engines (2.0 CDTI and 2.0 CDTI 163 195).
OPEL MONZA CONCEPT: resurrecting a prestigious appellation in Rüsselsheim, this beautiful shooting brake prefigures the style and technology of future models of the brand.
PEUGEOT 308: Lion renews its compact to regain his aura in the compact segment and calmly face the new Golf. Shorter, lighter and a design that is both sober and dynamic, she follows in the footsteps of the 208 small and should have no difficulty in enforcing its rights.
PEUGEOT 308 R: a 270 horsepower version of the new 308, this is what awaits us on the stand Sochaux in Frankfurt. A concept more precisely, with the THP under the hood of that already in RCZ-R 1.6 engine.
PEUGEOT 3008 AND 5008 Restyled: the time of lifting mid-career has come to the crossover SUV and the Lion, who touch their front to match the rest of the family without significant technical progress.
PEUGEOT 208 FE HYBRID CONCEPT: pending hybrid compressed air at PSA Peugeot will unveil a very interesting study of urban sport involving a three-cylinder gasoline engine and an electric motor capable of traveling from 0 to 100 km in 8 s while consuming only 2 l/100 km.
PEUGEOT RCZ R: If the RCZ coupe R series debuted officially at Goodwood in early July, Frankfurt will be his first match in his living room and exit to the market. Remember that with the 1.6 THP increased to 260 hp, the Peugeot RCZ R is the most powerful series ever produced.
PORSCHE 918: absent at the Geneva show, competing for McLaren P1 and LaFerrari be one of the stars of Frankfurt. A little less powerful than its rivals (875 hp), it will rely on its hybrid technology, all-wheel drive and rear wheel steering to catch up in terms of efficiency.
RANGE ROVER HYBRID: the king of the premium SUV will be unveiled in Frankfurt, a new hybrid version combining the 3.0 V6 diesel with an electric motor. With 340 hp, all promises equivalent to the 4.4 V8 performance but a very politically correct environmental balance of 6.4 l/100 km and 168 g / km. The Range Rover Sport will also be entitled to such a variant.
RENAULT MEGANE Restyled: While some expected the fourth generation of the compact to diamond, it seems that it is not expected immediately. Indeed, Renault offers to Frankfurt a second facelift in the Megane and thus adopts a new front, close to that of the Clio 4 and Captur.
RENAULT PARIS ORIGINAL CONCEPT: The diamond firm to present a new concept foreshadowing a future high-end vehicle, possible successor to the space. Initial named Paris, it is the last link in the series designed by Laurens van den Acker.
SEAT LEON ST: Seat benefit of the German event to present the third declension of Leon, break. 27 cm longer than the sedan, the Leon ST displays a chest large volume of 587 liters. The marketing of this new variant of the compact will be in the wake of Frankfurt.
SKODA RAPID SPACEBACK: Czech brand declines its Rapid sedan in a compact hatchback hatchback, a figure more in line with European tastes. Shorter Rapid Spaceback keeps livability record its sedan counterpart since the wheelbase remains unchanged. Only the boot capacity suffers from this new template but it remains very welcoming with a volume of 415 l.
SKODA YETI Restyled: the time has come for the restyling Czech crossover, which adopts a face a little less original than in the past and now offers two body variants, one typical SUV and the other more urban.
SMART FOURJOY: the replacement for the Forfour looming with this friendly concept in line with the For-us and Forstars. The production model will share below the Renault Twingo and III will be like the latter (and the Fortwo) a tiny rear-engine propulsion.
SUZUKI N-4: The Japanese company will present a new SUV concept, which should foreshadow a future model range. It will adopt a more aggressive than the current production and design could be the replacement of the current Grand Vitara.
TOYOTA HYBRID R: Toyota remains in the hybrid with the new Hybrid R concept, but shameless in housing a 400 hp engine in what looks very much like a Yaris. The onboard the R Hybrid technology will be derived from the prototype TSO30 endurance.
VOLKSWAGEN GOLF R: After the GTI version presented in Geneva, it is the radical variant of the Golf R 7, which will debut in Frankfurt. Taking the 2.0 turbo 300 hp and all-wheel drive Audi S3 her cousin, she announced even more impressive performance (0-100 km / h in 4.9 s DSG).
VW E-UP!: announced last spring, the electric variant of the city up! will be released in its final version in Frankfurt. Announced with a range of 160 km, the e-up! is located in the middle of the category. However, the high price of € 26,900 (Germany) could significantly curb its spread.
Volkswagen E-GOLF: compact bestseller Volkswagen will also be entitled to its strong version zero emissions, 115 hp and 190 km of autonomy.
VOLVO COUPE CONCEPT: Volvo unveil its roadmap for the coming years with a stylish coupe concept that etrennera a design platform and novel engines.
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