Aston Martin revealed a new bespoke personalization service at the Frankfurt Motor Show for consumers that want "to enhance and personalize their cars with meticulous attention to detail". You will be able to choose almost everything on the inside and the exterior.
22 de setembro de 2013
16 de setembro de 2013
Honda did not reveal the long awaited Civic Type R, but did reveal a little more about this car that is to be on the market from 2015. Manabu Nishimae, President, Honda Motor Europe revealed this hot hatchback will be powered by a turbocharged 2- liter engine that generates at least 280PS (206kW or 276bhp).
11 de setembro de 2013
Suzuki premiered its new compact SUV concept, the iV-4, at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Heir to Suzuki’s DNA, this new compact vehicle embodies a new automotive idea, the personal compact SUV. This idea is also promoted by the name iV-4, since "i" stands for “individuality”, “V” means "vehicle”, and “4” for “four wheel-drive”.
10 de setembro de 2013
Finally, Renault showed the last of 6 concept cars in the design strategy initiated by Laurens van den Acker, called “Life Cycle”. For those who do not remember, we have Love (DeZir), Explore (Captur), Family (R-Space), Work (Frenzy), Play (Twin’Z and Twin’Run) and the last one is Wisdom, represented by the Initiale Paris Concept.
The new S-Class received very positive reviews and Mercedes wants to take advantage of that by presenting the coupe version, creating what Mercedes describes as "an automotive masterpiece", and a "design icon and an expression of modern luxury“ that uses the brand's design philosophy "sensual clarity".
Frankfurt was the venue chosen by Nissan to unveil the all-new X-Trail (if you live in the U.S., its name is Rogue) compact sport utility vehicle. This SUV will be one sale from July 2014 and will be built in different manufacturing sites around the world to supply all markets where it is sold.
Another concept that had its premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show is the Q30. This car previews the entry into a new segment for the Japanese car manufacturer composed of smaller cars aimed at a younger audience, but till having a premium feel and look.
BMW finally revealed this sports car for which we waited anxiously. It combines sports performance with a lightweight construction and high efficiency. This 2+2 vehicle is the first plug-in hybrid produced by the German car manufacturer and the second model from new brand BMW i.
Bugatti revealed the second Legends series car. The first one was dedicated to Jean-Pierre Wimille, one of the most important test drivers of the brand, while this second car, from a total of six, is dedicated to Jean Bugatti, the third of Ettore Bugatti’s four children.
Finally, Porsche showed the production version of the Porsche 918 Spyder, but this is specially important because we already knew almost everything about this hybrid sports car. And the final values, announced by the German car manufacturer, are pretty amazing.
9 de setembro de 2013
Seems that Audi had one last surprise for us before the start of the Frankfurt Motor Show. But it is a little disappointing, since the overall shape of this concept looks a lot like the Italdesign Giugiaro Parcour Concept revealed at the beginning of the year, and don't forget that Italdesign was bought by Volkswagen.
This time it's official. What you have here the official and final pictures of the Jaguar C-X17 Sports Crossover Concept that will be at the Frankfurt Motor Show in just a few days. This concept was created with the sole purpose of showing the capabilities of the new advanced aluminum monocoque architecture, codenamed iQ[Al], but there is a good chance this vehicle will be produced.
8 de setembro de 2013
Volkswagen is bringing to the Frankfurt Motor Show the Golf Sportsvan concept, a car that is close to the production version of the Golf Plus. And it grew a lot, compared to the previous model, but it is smaller than the Estate. The length in comparison to the to Plus increased by 134mm, to 4,338mm.
With its public presentation scheduled for Frankfurt, and a few days of having more information about this concept, today, we get to see new images showing the final look of this crossover. A crossover which is the first vehicle made by the British car manufacturer in this specific segment.
With the A3 Cabriolet, Audi revealed the last member of the A3 family. This compact four-seater has the same look as the rest of the A3 family and a soft cloth top which is actuated through a lightweight kinematic mechanism made of magnesium-steel, and opens or closes in less than 18 seconds at speeds up to 50km/h (31mph).
7 de setembro de 2013
Seems the car teased by Renault two days ago is the Initiale Paris Concept. With this car Renault is previewing the next-generation Espace. This large multi-purpose-vehicle (MPV) was one of the pioneers of this type of cars, and is still a reference to other manufacturers.
6 de setembro de 2013
Renault decided it was time for the Mégane to receive a facelift. The largest changes occurred in the front, while the rest of the car remains more or less the same. It now has a new front that follows the same design seen in more recent models and concepts. The Mégane R.S. and GT have a sportier front-end design.
With the presentation scheduled for next week, and a few days after the first teaser, you have here the first official image of the vehicle that previews a future crossover of the British brand. It also serves to introduce the new modular aluminum architecture that will underpin several new models coming from Jaguar.
5 de setembro de 2013
Seems that Renault is going to bring a new concept to the Frankfurt Motor Show. This will be the sixth concept based on Renault's Lifecycle design philosophy (Love, Explore, Family, Work, Play, Wisdom), but it should preview a new model. There are two possibilities. This could be the next-generation Laguna or possibly the Espace.
With the approach of the Frankfurt Motor Show, more and more news keep coming in. This time it'se Mercedes that decided to first show a few teasers, in the form of design sketches, of the upcoming S-Class Coupé Concept. The successor of the CL will be lighter and as a result will be more fuel efficient.