Tag Archives: Auto Shows

Frankfurt auto show preview

Automakers more and more are starting to launch new cars outside of the traditional auto show, but the major shows still play an important role in allowing customers to directly compare various models in person. One of the biggest on the calendar is the Frankfurt auto show, officially the Frankfurt Internationale Automobil Ausstellung, German for...

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Audi bringing 2 self-driving concepts to 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Audi will use next week's 2017 Frankfurt auto show to highlight its roadmap for self-driving car technology. The automaker will do so with a separate vehicle highlighting each of the three levels of self-driving car classification leading up to and including Level 5, the ultimate goal where a car can handle all situations on its own and thus can...

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BMW X7 concept previews new full-size, 3-row SUV

BMW's a bit late to the full-size SUV party, but as they say, "better late than never." The German automaker will use its home show, next week's 2017 Frankfurt auto show, to present the X7 iPerformance concept, a hulking SUV with typical BMW design cues coupled with a plug-in hybrid powertrain and a light and airy cabin. Although...

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BMW i concept teased ahead of 2017 Frankfurt auto show, may preview i5

BMW's oft-rumored i5 had fallen off the radar but now it's back front and center due to confirmation Thursday we'll see a new BMW i concept at next week's 2017 Frankfurt auto show. Along with the confirmation, we received this teaser shot that suggests we're looking at a sleek sedan. This has led to rumors the concept may be a...

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Tune in, Frankfurt: Mercedes-Benz’s EQ A electric car concept teased

The Mercedes-Benz EQ A electric car concept barely broke cover Saturday in a teaser shot and video, the latest car in what may become a growing all-electric sub-brand for the automaker. Following in the footsteps of the EQ crossover concept from the 2016 Paris auto show, the EQ A appears to marry a little old, a little new, something borrowed, and something...

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BMW i5 back in the spotlight with Frankfurt auto show concept confirmed

BMW's oft-rumored i5 had fallen off the radar but now it's back front and center due to confirmation Thursday we'll see it in concept form at next week's 2017 Frankfurt auto show. As first reported by Autocar, the i5 concept will be an electric sedan with a range between 300 and 435 miles. A production version is expected to follow...

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Stunning Kia fastback concept previews next-gen Pro_cee’d compact

Kia has revealed a stunning fastback called the Proceed concept. Set to debut next week at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show, we're sad to report the concept doesn't preview a new model line. Rather, it signals a new body style for one of the Korean brand's existing models, specifically the next-generation Cee'd compact car. Its stance...

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BMW X7 concept leaked

BMW is working on a full-size SUV to be called the X7. Prototypes have been out testing for months. The automaker will preview the vehicle with a thinly veiled concept version during next week's 2017 Frankfurt auto show and we have the first photos courtesy of a leak on Bimmerpost. As has become commonplace with the latest BMWs, the design is hardly a...

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Concept hints at new Mini John Cooper Works GP

Mini is hinting at a new generation of its John Cooper Works GP with a concept set to debut next week at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show. For those unfamiliar with the GP badge, it denotes a vehicle one step above the John Cooper Works grade. Mini tends to use it towards the end of the product cycle, and so far we've only seen it used on the Hardtop body...

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Tune in, Frankfurt: Mercedes-Benz’s EQ A electric car concept teased

The Mercedes-Benz EQ A electric car concept barely broke cover Saturday in a teaser shot and video, the latest car in what may become a growing all-electric sub-brand for the automaker. Following in the footsteps of the EQ crossover concept from the 2016 Paris auto show, the EQ A appears to marry a little old, a little new, something borrowed, and something...

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