2007 Frankfurt Auto Show Coverage

September 11, 2007

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New Vehicles

2009 BMW X6 Preview by TCC Team (9/11/2007)
An active coupe—or a sporting SUV?

2009 Jaguar XF

2009 Jaguar XF

2009 Jaguar XF Preview by TCC Team (8/27/2007)
In the nick of time?

2009 Dodge Journey Preview by TCC Team (9/11/2007)
Chrysler crosses over into new market niche.

2009 Audi A4 Preview by Bengt Halvorson (9/11/2007)
Audi aims directly for BMW.

2009 Mazda6 Preview by Marty Padgett (9/11/2007)
A newly revamped shape for Mazda's mid-sizer.

2008 MINI Cooper S Clubman Preview by Marty Padgett (7/29/2007)
MINI stretches its legs with a new long-wheelbase model.

2008 Porsche 911 GT2 Preview by Richard Yarrow (9/11/2007)
New sport model gets twin turbos, 530 bhp.

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan Preview by Marty Padgett (9/11/2007)
VW’s new compact SUV gets turbo power.

2009 BMW 1-Series Coupe Preview by Marty Padgett (7/2/2007)
A new two-door with visions of 2002 in its head.

2008 Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Preview by TCC Team (7/31/2007)
Limited-edition Competizione heralds maker's U.S. revival.

2008 Audi A8 Preview by TCC Team (8/6/2007)
A Nuvolari facelift before a total renovation.

2008 Bentley Continental GT Speed Preview by Marty Padgett (9/10/2007)
Most powerful Bentley ever has 600 hp.

2007 Bugatti Pur Sang by TCC Team (9/10/2007)
The ultimate in limited editions.

2007 Lamborghini Murcielago Reventon by TCC Team (9/10/2007)
The bulls run with a limited-edition Lambo.

2009 Porsche Cayenne GTS Preview by Marty Padgett (9/10/2007)
A tweaked Cayenne sidles up to the Frankfurt crowd.



2007 Mercedes-Benz F700 Concept by Marty Padgett (9/11/2007)
Part S-Class, part Buck Rogers, with a splash of green.

2007 Opel Flextreme Concept by TCC Team (9/12/2007)
Opel e-flexes its green muscles.

2007 Mitsubishi Concept cX by Marty Padgett (9/12/2007)
Mitsu thinks up a ute for urban greens.

2007 Volkswagen UP! Concept

2007 Volkswagen UP! Concept

2007 Volkswagen UP! Concept by TCC Team (9/10/2007)
Forward into the past?

2007 Hyundai i-Blue Concept by Bengt Halvorson (9/12/2007)
Automaker shows it's serious about hydrogen.

2007 Seat Tribu Concept by TCC Team (9/10/2007)
A hip sneaker with Tiguan support?

2007 Skoda Fabia Scout Concept by TCC Team (9/10/2007)
The grumps have another reason to complain.

2007 Volvo ReCharge Concept by Bengt Halvorson (9/11/2007)
Volvo targets CO2 and the plug-in crowd.

Mitsubishi Concept cX Frankfurt-Bound by Richard Yarrow (7/30/2007)
New concept could foretell compact SUV.

2007 Ford Verve Concept by TCC Team (9/12/2007)
Ford’s Fiesta concept preps for Frankfurt.

2007 Nissan Mixim Concept by Marty Padgett (8/30/2007)
It’s electric — Nissan’s city-car idea, that is.

2007 Kia Kee Concept by TCC Team (9/11/2007)
A Euro flair for Kia’s latest idea car.

Kizashi is Suzuki’s Frankfurt Concept by Richard Yarrow (8/10/2007)
Larger sedan is “prelude” to future.

Frankfurt Green: Citroen C-Cactus by Richard Yarrow (9/4/2007)
Low on consumption, like a cactus. Get it?

2007 Nissan Micra Colour Concept by Marty Padgett (9/4/2007)
Two-tone paint touches Nissan’s Euro city car.

Audi Clubsports the TT by Marty Padgett (5/16/2007)
New concept considered for short production run.


Non-U.S. Vehicles

Fiat 500: Small Car, Big Shoes by Marty Padgett (9/12/2007)
If journos are the jury, Fiat has a winner in the new 500.

Opel Reworks Agila MPV by TCC Team (9/12/2007)
Will the Trax find a new home at its side?

Hyundai Reaches with i30cw by Bengt Halvorson (9/12/2007)
Automaker reaches up with its next compact wagon.

Cadillac Shows First Wagon, the BLS by TCC Team (9/12/2007)
Euro-only offering spun from CTS.

Honda Accord Tourer: Remember When? by TCC Team (9/11/2007)
Europe gets a real Accord wagon.

Mercedes Hots Up with C63 AMG Wagon by Bengt Halvorson (9/5/2007)
Hot AMG version marks debut of new C-Class wagon.

Audi RS6 Avant: Not For U.S. by Marty Padgett (9/5/2007)
This 580-hp wagon stayed home.

2007 Peugeot 308 RC Z concept

2007 Peugeot 308 RC Z concept

Kia cee’d Gets Three-Door in Frankfurt by Marty Padgett (7/25/2007)
New model joins Euro five-door, wagon models.

Peugeot Shows Off New 308 by Richard Yarrow (6/12/2007)
New small hatch will make a Frankfurt debut.

Renault Wagons Up the Clio by Richard Yarrow (8/10/2007)
New estate coming to Frankfurt show.

Peugeot RC Z Coming to Frankfurt by Richard Yarrow (7/31/2007)
New concept spins off new 308 hatchback.

Ford Breeds New Euro Kuga by Richard Yarrow (9/12/2007)
Nope, don't even think about it.


Green Machines

BlueMotion Golf Coming to Frankfurt by Richard Yarrow (8/16/2007)
High-miler diesel gets “blue” power.

Mercedes Preps DiesOtto Engine by Richard Yarrow (7/26/2007)
New engine blends gas, diesel features.

Peugeot Goes Hybrid, Too by Richard Yarrow (9/12/2007)
Diesel hybrid colors show stand green.




Aston Reveals Performance Trio by TCC Team (9/12/2007)
DBS, LM and N400 take the Frankfurt stage.

Land Rover Gives All for Red Cross by TCC Team (9/12/2007)
G4 challenge to highlight charity.

2008 Maserati Quattroporte GT S

2008 Maserati Quattroporte GT S

Subaru WRC Car Coming to Frankfurt by Richard Yarrow (8/12/2007)
Part of the biggest model blitz in history, Sube says.

Benz C-Class Wagon Bows in Frankfurt by Richard Yarrow (9/3/2007)
The dog-o-matic tailgate bows, too.

Maserati Sports the Q-Porte by Richard Yarrow (8/28/2007)
Quattroporte Sport GT S coming to Frankfurt.

Saab Turbo X Bows in Frankfurt by Richard Yarrow (9/12/2007)
Flagship 9-3 is “black turbo” version.

Ferrari Flaunts F430 Scuderia by Richard Yarrow (9/11/2007)
Schumacher causes a scene, too.

Aston Reveals Performance Trio by TCC Team (9/12/2007)
DBS, LM and N400 take the Frankfurt stage.

Renault Intros Five at Frankfurt by Richard Yarrow (9/12/2007)
Big stand hosts Laguna, Kangoo.



2009 Audi A4

2009 Audi A4


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