Frankfurt Auto Show

Aston Reveals Performance Trio
Aston Reveals Performance Trio

Aston formally lifted the covers on the long-expected replacement for its aging Vanquish model, its DBS sports car, which TheCarConnection.com first previewed in August. The newly-independent British marque also unveiled a pair of limited-edition models that could be sold out before the first car...Read More»

2007 Mitsubishi cX Concept
2007 Mitsubishi Concept cX

Mitsubishi’s stand at the Frankfurt show featured traditional Japanese drummers and dancers, but the concept that pulled onto the stand after the show was anything but traditional. The cX concept is Mitsubishi’s idea of what urban drivers would want in a compact utility vehicle — while...Read More»

2007 Hyundai i-Blue Concept
2007 Hyundai i-Blue Concept

As far as we know, Hyundai doesn't have a deal with Apple, but the automaker's latest concept from the Frankfurt show sounds very user-friendly, even if it's hydrogen-powered. The i-Blue concept was conceived at Hyundai's Design and Technical Center in Chiba , Japan and is claimed to be the...Read More»

2007 Renault Kangoo
Renault Intros Five at Frankfurt

Paris is always a big motor show for French firm Renault, but that doesn’t mean its hiding its light under a bushel on alternate years at Frankfurt. The company’s 2007 stand is the biggest it’s ever had, and with five new products it needed to be. First up is the Laguna hatchback and wagon...Read More»

2008 Saab Turbo X
Saab Turbo X Bows in Frankfurt

Saab had gripping news forFrankfurt, where it officially revealed the latest spin-off of its newly-redesigned 9-3 line. The 9-3 Turbo X will be the first model to make use of the automaker’s all-new, all-wheel-drive technology, or as Saab prefers to call it, Cross-Wheel-Drive. (Saab will now take...Read More»

2007 Ford  Verve Concept
2007 Ford Verve Concept

Say hello to Verve. Oops, sorry, that was the tag line for somebody else’s small car, but there’s little denying Ford’s need for a small, fuel-efficient and affordable alternative, something that could go up against the likes of the Toyota Yaris or Honda Fit. And from the hints theU.S...Read More»

2007 Toyota IQ Concept
2007 Toyota IQ Concept

While Daimler continues to plug money into the never-profitable smart project, its very dogged determination has attracted at least two wannabes to the Frankfurt auto show this year: Volkswagen’s UP! Concept is one, and Toyota ’s IQ city car is the other. The Toyota concept, the company says...Read More»

2007 Maserati Quattroporte GT S
2007 Maserati Quattroporte GT S

2007 Frankfurt Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (9/4/2007) The ultimate expression of Maserati’s sedan sportiness — that’s how the Italian car maker is describing the new Quattroporte Sport GT S. The car sits 0.4 inches lower at the front and 0.98 inches lower at the rear compared to the...Read More»

2007 Frankfurt Auto Show
2007 Frankfurt Auto Show Coverage

TheCarConnection.com is in Frankfurt this week for the IAA - bookmark this page to keep up with the latest new cars and concepts from the show, or use our RSS feeds to see everything from the Messe halls. New Vehicles 2009 BMW X6 Preview by TCC Team (9/11/2007)An active coupe—or a sporting...Read More»

2007 Citroen C-Cactus Concept
Frankfurt Green: Citroen C-Cactus

You’ve seen the Airscape, the executive convertible that points the way to the new Citroën C5 sedan and estate car. Now the French firm has revealed another element of its Frankfurt Motor Show offerings – the C-Cactus. It’s described as “an imaginative and ingenious eco-friendly concept...Read More»

2007 Citroen Airscape Concept
Citroen Bringing C5 to Frankfurt

In the recent past Citroën’s expertise with convertibles has been limited to the likes of the slow-selling Pluriel supermini. So this stunning car with a folding carbon-fiber roof should prove something of a show-stopper when it’s unveiled at next month’sFrankfurt auto show. It’s a class...Read More»

2007 Subaru WRC Concept
Subaru WRC Car Coming to Frankfurt

The biggest new model blitz in company history – that’s how Subaru is describing what will be on its stand at the Frankfurt Motor Show. One of the biggest draws will be the new Impreza WRX-based WRC Concept car. Described as an indication of future styling trends for a world rally car, it will...Read More»

2007 Suzuki Kizashi concept
Kizashi is Suzuki’s Frankfurt Concept

By its own admission, in car terms Suzuki has only ever been a manufacturer of compact vehicles and 4x4s. But all that could be about to change. At next month’s Frankfurt Motor Show, the Japanese firm will unveil a concept version of a D–segment family sedan. Called Kizashi — which means...Read More»

2007 Renault Clio
Renault Wagons Up the Clio

The Renault Clio has been a massively popular supermini inEurope ever since its launch in 1991. It’s grown larger over the years too, with the current Clio III the biggest yet. But the French supermini is about to get an extra dose of space and practicality with the first-ever estate (wagon)...Read More»

2007 Peugeot 308 RC Z concept
Peugeot RC Z Coming to Frankfurt

French manufacturer Peugeot will have two wildly different versions of the 308 on its Frankfurt Motor Show stand. The first will be the standard compact hatchback – replacing the popular 307 – but the second will be something else entirely. And this is the first official picture. Called the 308...Read More»

2007 Johnson Controls concept
New from Johnson Controls: The Hideaway Seat

Automotive interior design company Johnson Controls will have a new concept car at the Frankfurt Motor Show, and has released a single sketch of how it’s going to look. The firm says the as-yet-unnamed prototype is about innovative use of space, characterized by the rear passenger seats which...Read More»

2007 Mitsubishi cX Concept
Mitsubishi Concept cX Frankfurt-Bound

Is Mitsubishi hinting at plans to build another all-new compact SUV? If the Japanese firm’s styling study for September’s Frankfurt Motor Show is to be believed, the answer is yes. Called the Concept-cX, it’s described as an accessible, affordable, sustainable, and realistic solution to the...Read More»

2008 Kia pro_cee'd
Kia cee’d Gets Three-Door in Frankfurt

Kia says it’s adding another sibling to the cee’d family this fall at theFrankfurt auto show. The cee’d — a compact not sold in the U.S.— will get a three-door version which will be shown for the first time in Frankfurt. The hatchback model follows on a pro_cee’d concept car shown at...Read More»

Suzuki Splash
Suzuki Splashes into Frankfurt

One model, two brands. This smart city car will make its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September as the Opel/Vauxhall Agila and Suzuki Splash. Both will go on sale acrossEurope early next year. Built on a new platform, the pair will be available with three new engines. The two gasoline units...Read More»

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