Frankfurt Motor Show 2017

Porsche CEO details Mission E pricing, release date

Porsche CEO details Mission E pricing, release date

It's been two years now since Porsche revealed the stunning Mission E concept — its first all-electric model — at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. Since then we've heard that the four-door will actually enter production to challenge Tesla's growing dominance in the EV market, but little else has been revealed. That's finally starting to change, as the German carmaker's CEO Oliver Blume has shared concrete information on the Mission E's release date and pricing.

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Continental concept tires uses conductive rubber to warn drivers of damage

Continental concept tires uses conductive rubber to warn drivers of damage

Each year when IAA 2017 kicks off over in Germany we all expect to see lots of new concept cars that hint at what cars of the future will be like. What you might not expect to see are concept tires like Continental has unveiled at the show. The two concept technologies include the ContiSense and the ContiAdapt and both are very different technologies though both aim to make tires safer and more comfortable in the future.

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2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo is a 550 hp, 177 mph people hauler

2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo is a 550 hp, 177 mph people hauler

Porsche has gone official with one of the hottest SUVs on the market in the form of the 2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo. The SUV has a 4.0L twin-turbo V8 heart that makes 550 hp and 567 lb-ft of torque. Porsche says that it is quicker and faster than the previous generation Cayenne Turbo S.

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BMW i Vision Dynamics offers four-door Gran Coupe style with 373 mile range

BMW i Vision Dynamics offers four-door Gran Coupe style with 373 mile range

BMW has rolled out a new electric vehicle concept at IAA Cars 2017 in Germany. The car is called the BMW i Vision Dynamics and is a four-door Gran Coupe that is what BMW calls the future of electric mobility. The car has a driving range of 373 miles per charge, a top speed of over 120 mph, and can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 4.0 seconds.

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Honda Urban EV concept mixes a little retro with a little modern design

Honda Urban EV concept mixes a little retro with a little modern design

Honda has pulled the wraps off a new electric vehicle concept that looks a lot like a Honda from days gone by. The concept car was unveiled at the 2017 Frankfurt motor Show and is built on a completely new platform. Honda says that the Urban EV Concept sets the direction for tech and design that will be used for a future battery electric Honda production vehicle.

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Project One And Electrification Take Center Stage at Frankfurt for Mercedes-Benz

Project One And Electrification Take Center Stage at Frankfurt for Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz took the Frankfurt Auto Show with both a bang and a whirr as it showcased not just a world-beating Mercedes-AMG Project One 'hypercar' - the brand's first foray into such rarefied air in well over a decade - but also several facets of its electrification strategy, which figures ever more prominently in the plans of all global automakers.

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Kia Stinger global availability set for Q4 2017

Kia Stinger global availability set for Q4 2017

One of the most exciting cars that Kia has unveiled in recent memory is the Stinger with its sports sedan styling and powerful motors. Kia has announced that the Stinger will be available globally in Q4 2017. That means anytime in the next several months we could see the car roll into showrooms. Kia has given no firm launch date at this time.

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Land Rover Discovery SVX aims at off-road enthusiasts

Land Rover Discovery SVX aims at off-road enthusiasts

Land Rover has unveiled a new off-roader at the Frankfurt Motor Show that it says is a preview of the ultimate all-terrain Land Rover Discovery. The Discovery SVX packs in a 5.0L supercharged V8 engine that makes 525PS or about 525hp. Land Rover says that this is the most extreme Land Rover yet and that the vehicle has go-anywhere capability thanks to increased ground clearance, body and suspension lifts, and more wheel articulation along with all-terrain tires.

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Mercedes GLC F-Cell has electric and hydrogen power

Mercedes GLC F-Cell has electric and hydrogen power

Mercedes is showing off a pre-production version of the GLC F-Cell at the IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt. The GLC F-Cell is said to be destined for series production and is the first emission free vehicle in the world to combine fuel-cell and battery technology as a plug-in hybrid vehicle. There will be a full electric version of the SUV as well. The GLC F-Cell can hold 4.4 kg of hydrogen on board and has range of up to 437 km per tank of hydrogen.

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2018 Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Package tames the wild wing

2018 Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Package tames the wild wing

What's a person to do if they want a Porsche 911 GT3 but also crave life out of the spotlight? The German automaker believes it has the answer with the 2018 911 GT3 with Touring Package, a new version of the coupe that drops its most outlandish feature. Where normally the GT3's sizable fixed rear wing would be found, the Touring Package trades it for a far more discreet alternative.

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This is the Mercedes-AMG Project ONE: an F1 car for the road

This is the Mercedes-AMG Project ONE: an F1 car for the road

"A race car for the road" may be a cliche, but in the case of the new Mercedes-AMG Project ONE it's true. Unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show IAA 2017 today, the hotly-anticipated coupe borrows liberally from Formula 1 technology, not least a very special hybrid powertrain. With over 1,000 horsepower and a top speed in excess of 217 mph, this is arguably the modern day equivalent of the classic McLaren F1.

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Audi R8 V10 RWS is a super-rare rear-wheel drive oddity

Audi R8 V10 RWS is a super-rare rear-wheel drive oddity

Audi and quattro all-wheel drive usually go together like peas in an automotive pod, so nobody expected this: a rear-wheel drive Audi R8. The limited-edition supercar is making its debut today at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2017 in Germany, based on the R8 LMS racing car, but bringing that to public streets. The result is this, the new Audi R8 V10 RWS.

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