Beauty Girls at the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show (photos)

17 09 2009

Girls at 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show img_main | AutoWorld

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As usual, we do not pass by the beautiful ladies who attended at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show! It’s time to honor those women who are charged with keeping our attention focused on those vehicles they’ve been paid to lean against. View full gallery with awesome pretty car girls in continue…
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Renault Zero Emission Z.E. Lineup at Frankfurt 2009: Fluence, Zoe, Kango and Twizy Concepts (photos and video)

17 09 2009

This year Renault introduced four new concept cars at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show: Fluence Z.E., Zoe Z.E., Kango Z.E. and Twizy Z.E. All of them are “zero emission” vehicles and use similar technology to the Nissan Leaf EV.

Renault "Zero Emission" Concepts at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show | AutoWorld

These concepts are an all-electric and can travel for 160 kilometers on a single charge. Once the battery is dried up, the battery can be charged using three different methods: a standard charge that takes between four and eight hours, a quick charge which is done in only 20 minutes or alternitavely, through the automated ‘Quickdrop’ system that removes and replaces the batteries in just three minutes. Solar paneling is also built in, to reduce the need for electricity from the grid. We will try to make a small overview of these cars.

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New Audi R8 e-Tron Concept Officially Revealed: Four Electric Motors with 4,500Nm of Torque (photos + video)

16 09 2009

The new Audi R8 e-Tron Concept has officially revealed at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. Audi’s super concept powered by four electric motors, two each at the front and rear axles driving all four wheels, that produce a combined output of 230kW or 313HP along with a maximum, yes you are not mistaken, 4,500 Nm (3,319 lb-ft) of torque!! It’s a fantastic result of engineering.

Audi e-Tron Concept LIVE at 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show img_1 | AutoWorld

The new E-Tron accelerates from 0 – 100km/h time of 4.8 seconds, a top pace of 200km/h and a breadth of about 248km on plump lithium-ion vigor. Recharging the 213kg battery push at the back to detailed post requires six to eight hours on a common 220V conduit while a 400V close will do the job in about two and the half hours.

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New VW E-Up! Electric Concept Revealed (details and photos)

16 09 2009

Volkswagen has revealed the new all-electric VW E-Up! Concept car at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. The new concept is a three-door minicar powered by an 80Hp electric engine that drives the front wheels. The German automaker plans to begin production of the Up! Family in 2011.

VW E-Up! Concept LIVE at Frankfurt img_3 | AutoWorld

The E-Up! concept is 3.2-meter long, 1.64 meters in width and 1.47 meters in height with a wheelbase of 2.19 meters and it’s smaller than a Fiat 500. However, VW’s designers managed to add in 3+1 seats which means the front passenger seat is positioned 50 mm onward, credit to the instruments being pushed foster up front.

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BMW Vision Efficient Dynamics Concept LIVE at 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show (photos and video)

16 09 2009

The new BMW Vision Efficient Dynamics Concept was officially unveiled at a preview event to the IAA in Frankfurt. Company chair and CEO Dr. Norbert Reithofer said something very interesting regarding his circle’s chosen outlook powertrain solution.

BMW Vision EfficienctDynamics Concept LIVE at Frankfurt Preview Event img_1 | AutoWorld

“The car wishes to evolve through innovation,” said Reithofer . “We are the engines more effective and make the compute of vehicle technology more optimally. In addition, Hybrid is also for us a temporary solution. And especially for large metropolitan areas, a car is required for electric source. We will resume our research work which hydrogen affection.”

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New Lamborghini Reventon Roadster Officially Revealed (photos)

15 09 2009

The first official details and photos of the exclusive Lamborghini Reventon Roadster revealed. Lamborghini says that “less than 20” Roadsters with extremely exclusive performance features will be built at the plant in Bologna and will be priced at €1.1 million ($1.6 million).

Lamborghini Reventon Roadster LIVE at 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show img_1 | AutoWorld

UPDATED: LIVE unveiling at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show (photos)

Built chiefly from carbon fibre and high-dilution steel the Reventon Roadster displays good stiffness and at the same time is light enough to kick out exceptional performance. It weighs 1,690kg (3,725 lbs) or just 25kg (55 lbs) more than the Coupe. The dimensions are 4.7m long, 2.1m wide, 1.1m high and the wheelbase is 2.7m. Both passengers sit appealing close to the ground but fortunately the suspension can be raised by 40mm at the front to improve opening into steeper everyday obstacles.

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New Audi R8 Spider Leaked ahead of Frankfurt Motor Show

11 09 2009

The first photos of the new Audi R8 Spider leaked into the web ahead of Frankfurt Motor Show. At these pictures we can see a black survey roof whose mechanisms hid the mid-rear mounted engine. The front ended has the strong fencing with surrounding LED daytime running light while the rear features LED rear lights, two oval tailpipes that are visible from the sides and a huge diffuser.

2010 Audi R8 Spider leaked img_3 | AutoWorld

Audi plans to launch the R8 Spider with only the 5.2-litre V10 engine as its symphony of thrust. It produces 386kW (525hp) and ultimate torque of 530Nm. The transmission options are the six-speed manual and the R-Tronic sequential shifter. Power joint along the two axles through the quattro AWD order which, if the same as the vehicle’s, can assigning up to 85% of torque to the rear wheels.
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New 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG: First Official Photos and Details

9 09 2009

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Gullwing has leaked out a portion of the press release for the vehicle, which had been scheduled for publication tomorrow. The new SLS will make use of a lightweight construct and front mid engine to drive itself to 100 km/h in 3.8 seconds.

2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Gullwing img_1 | AutoWorld

UPDATED: with new high-res photo gallery

The 2010 SLS AMG Gullwing would be powered by an AMG 6.3-liter V8 engine located front-mid, and will produce 571 horsepower and up to 650 Nm of torque. Using a dry sump draft, the engine pairs with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission, allowing the driver to catch a top haste of 317 km/h. The upside of the capacity translates to downside in fuel cheap: the engine gulps down 13.2 liters for every 100km travelled.

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New Rolls Royce Ghost Officially Revealed (details and photos)

7 09 2009

The new luxury 2010 Rolls Royce Ghost has officially unveiled. The new Ghost a smaller, more affordable limo than the major brother Phantom. The car was previewed at the at the Geneva Motor Show in the form of the 200EX concept and make its entrance at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este.

2010 Rolls Royce Ghost img_1 | AutoWorld

The Ghost blends classic Rolls Royce design style with modern features. The front end is dominated by a large leaning framework, which is destined to resemble a jet intake, and slim Xenon headlights. Moving expand back, the profile reveals mammoth rearview mirrors, suicide doors (coach doors in RR speak), and a faint decrease spirit line. At the rear, there are LED taillights, optional chrome exhaust tips, and hints of a “Bangle handle”. For most road existence, a contrasting Silver Satin paint determine can be practical to the covering, fence and windscreen surround.

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New 2010 Ford C-Max Revealed (photos and video)

4 09 2009

The official photos of the all-new 2010 Ford C-MAX revealed. The five-seater minivan will be offered with the Ford’s new 1.6-liter EcoBoost direct-insertion four-cylinder gasoline engine.

All-New 2010 Ford C-MAX img_1 | AutoWorld

The new C-MAX will make its debut at the forthcoming Frankfurt Motor Show and sales are expected to start in Europe in mid-2010. The new compact-sized MPV is based on the next-generation Focus platform with it’s styling loosely inspired from the Iosis MAX concept car that was displayed at the 2009 Geneva Show in March.

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New Volkswagen Polo 3-door Officially Revealed (details and photos)

26 08 2009

The new three-door Volkswagen Polo Mk V has been officially revealed ahead of the world debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The German automaker says that the more pronounced kink in the rear opening gives the 3-door perfect a more aggressive stance than the five-door type making the new component of the Polo family show lower and wider than it truly is.

2010 Volkswagen Polo 3-door img_1 | AutoWorld

Other than that, there are no differences between the two models as the body dimensions of the three and five-door versions are matching with a span of 3,970 mm, width of 1,682 mm and height of 1,485 mm. The same applies to the interior plot and shipment capacities (280 to 952 liters).

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First Official Photos of MINI Coupe Concept Revealed

26 08 2009

The first official photos of the new MINI Coupe Concept revealed on the eve of celebrating 50 years of company. In essence, it’s a MINI John Cooper Works inlay that had its rooftop finish and replaced with a sedan-like greenhouse and a steeper front windshield. The car is set make its world debut at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show.

MINI Coupe Concept img_1 | AutoWorld

The shape of the creepy-looking but lightweight aluminum top is said to have been inspired by a baseball hat that MINI designer Gert Hildebrand saw his teenage son wearisome backwards – go dignitary. According to the guests, the new roof lowers the car’s centre of gravity therefore significantly dipping body traffic and optimizing heavy conduct. Other niceties like the front and rear bumpers, headlamps, front lattice and evidently, the rear-end idea have been reworked but that’s mainly it.

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New Maserati GranCabrio Revealed ahead of Frankfurt Motor Show (details, photos)

24 08 2009

The first official photos of its long-awaited Maserati convertible model revealed. The new Maserati GranCabrio will be officially unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show and will go on sale in early 2010.

2010 Maserati GranCabrio img_1 | AutoWorld

Essentially a convertible side of the GranTurismo sedan, the new GranCabrio is the first four-seat convertible vehicle in Maserati’s history. The superb Pininfarina styling carries over, while a new print roof provides open-air enjoyment. According to Maserati, “The GranCabrio enriches all five senses in a shared open-air experience, lacking sacrificing comfort and performance.”

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