2007 frankfurt auto show

2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series: Photo Gallery

By Matt Schmitz  on November 27, 2012


Allegations of performance-enhancing drug use aren't good if you're Lance Armstrong, but for the 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series — called "the SLS on steroids" — it's a compliment. The racecar-inspired coupe, which debuted at the 2012 L.A. Auto… Read More

2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series: Photo Gallery

By Matt Schmitz  on November 27, 2012

Allegations of performance-enhancing drug use aren't good if you're Lance Armstrong, but for the 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series — called "the SLS on steroids" — it's a compliment. The racecar-inspired coupe, which debuted at the 2012 L.A. Auto… Read More

2007 Frankfurt Auto Show: 2008 Volkswagen Tiguan

By David Thomas  on September 12, 2007

Competes with: Honda CR-V, Acura RDX Looks like: A mini-Touareg Drivetrain: Unknown turbocharged four-cylinder. Hits dealerships: Some time in 2008 We’ve already seen full production images of the upcoming compact SUV from Volkswagen, but the company released more information in… Read More

2007 Frankfurt Auto Show: Smart ForTwo Micro Hybrid

By David Thomas  on September 11, 2007

Competes with: Toyota Prius, Honda Civic Hybrid Looks like: A Smart ForTwo Drivetrain: 71-hp gasoline engine and electric motor Hits dealerships: In Europe, this October; no word on the U.S. It’s all about green in Frankfurt, it seems — that… Read More

2007 Frankfurt Auto Show: BMW X6 Hybrid Concept

By David Thomas  on September 11, 2007

Looks like: A hybrid Hot Wheels brought to life Defining characteristics: BMW's menacing answer to the Toyota Prius Ridiculous features: A 20% gain in mileage? If it’s a concept, BMW should aim higher Chance of being mass-produced: Believe it or… Read More

2007 Frankfurt Auto Show: Mercedes-Benz F 700 Concept

By David Thomas  on September 11, 2007

Looks like: A nightmarish version of an S-Class Defining characteristics: Huge grille, huger headlights, tiny little engine Ridiculous features: A backward-opening rear door only on the passenger side Chance of being mass-produced: Looking like this, little. An efficient luxury sedan?… Read More

2007 Frankfurt Auto Show: BMW X6 Concept

By David Thomas  on September 11, 2007

Looks like: A Hot Wheels car brought to life Defining characteristics: A sports car body dropped onto Bigfoot’s wheels Ridiculous features: A sports car body dropped onto Bigfoot’s wheels Chance of being mass-produced: BMW doesn’t often introduce a concept that… Read More

2007 Frankfurt Auto Show: Saab Turbo X

By David Thomas  on September 10, 2007

Competes with: Audi A4, BMW 3 Series, Infiniti G35, Lexus IS Looks like: Suspiciously similar to the Saab 9-3 Drivetrain: 280-hp, turbocharged 2.8-liter V-6; all-wheel drive Hits dealerships: First half of 2008 We don’t mean to confuse you — though… Read More

2007 Frankfurt Auto Show: Jaguar XF in Black

By David Thomas  on September 10, 2007

The blog world is on hand at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show, and it’s sending back a slew of interesting images. One model that debuted online weeks before it hit the show floor today is the 2009 Jaguar XF. While… Read More

2007 Frankfurt Auto Show: Volkswagen up! Concept

By David Thomas  on September 10, 2007

Looks like: A baby Rabbit Defining characteristics: A tiny car with the engine in the wrong place Ridiculous features: Light-up VW logo in back Chance of being mass-produced: For Europe, this could be a future city car; for the U.S.… Read More

2007 Frankfurt Auto Show: 2009 Mazda6

By David Thomas  on September 10, 2007

Competes with: Honda Accord, Nissan Altima, Toyota Camry Looks like: The already-sporty Mazda6 got a hunky face-lift Drivetrain: 170-hp, 2.5-liter four-cylinder with a six-speed manual; U.S. drivetrain info still to come Hits dealerships: Second half of 2008 If you were… Read More