Frankfurt motor show 2015 – live blog
Jaguar’s first ever SUV product is usually dubbed F-Pace
Up to the minute updates coming from the 2015 IAA Frankfurt motor show
1734hrs Our team at the show is usually pretty big, comprising journalists in addition to also also photographers coming from Autocar in addition to also also our sister publication What Car?. They’re sending the essential news coming from the show floor, wi-fi in addition to also also 3G permitting.
1732hrs Right then, here we go. the idea’s time for Autocar’s live coverage of IAA 2015. During the next couple of days, we’ll serve up words in addition to also also pictures on all the automobile unveilings at Frankfurt, as well as news direct coming from our team on the show floor. Being up close with some indiscrete executives coming from the biggest car makers from the earth means there is usually always a chance of some off-diary gossip too.
The Frankfurt motor show takes place coming from 17th to 27th September 2015. Autocar will be there to bring you the latest news, pictures in addition to also also industry gossip coming from one of the most important events of the year.
With brand new product launches confirmed coming from the likes of Audi, BMW, Ferrari, Jaguar, Infiniti, Mercedes-Benz in addition to also also Porsche, the Frankfurt show is usually already shaping up to be full of exciting brand new metal. Take a look at the key cars coming to Frankfurt in our guide below.
Frankfurt motor show 2015 – the key cars
Alfa Romeo Giulia – Alfa’s crucial BMW 3 Series rival was unveiled in Milan last month. the idea is usually powered by a Ferrari-developed V6 engine in its sportiest form.
Alpina D3 Biturbo – Following the Discharge of BMW’s facelifted 3 Series, Alpina has updated its D3 offerings to match.
Audi e-tron quattro concept – All-electric SUV concept previews Audi’s upcoming Q6, which is usually due to launch in 2018.
Audi A4 – The fifth-generation A4 goes on sale from the UK in which November, with brand new engines in addition to also also evolutionary styling.
Bentley Bentayga – Bentley’s first ever SUV product will cost coming from £0,0 when the idea goes on sale early next year.
BMW 7 Series – BMW’s range-topper will go on sale in October in addition to also also features a heavily reworked in addition to also also lightweight chassis. A plug-in hybrid variant is usually scheduled for 2016.
BMW X1 – Second-generation compact SUV will be offered in both front in addition to also also four-wheel drive forms for the very first time. the idea goes on sale from the UK in which autumn.
BMW hybrids – brand new hybrid variants of the 2 Series, 3 Series in addition to also also 7 Series will reach the UK early next year.
Borgward SUV – The first product coming from reborn Borgward will be an SUV, which will go on sale next year.
Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo – Scale product shows off Bugatti’s virtual racer, yet also previews its brand new design language.
Citroen C4 Cactus M – Mehari-inspired concept car will previews a convertible edition of the C4 Cactus.
Ferrari 488 GTS – Open-top Ferrari gets 660bhp coming from its twin-turbocharged V8 engine, in addition to also also will go on sale next spring for around £0,000.
Fiat 500 – Prices for the updated 500 supermini start at £10,890 – the automobile will go on sale from the UK in which September.
Honda Civic Tourer Active Life – Designed to show the practicalities of Honda’s Civic estate, in which concept includes bespoke features for cyclists.
Honda Project 2&4 – Radical track car concept gets its power coming from a MotoGP motorcycle engine developing more than 212bhp.
Hyundai i20 Active – Beefed-up edition of Hyundai’s i20 supermini is usually raised up by 20mm in addition to also also will arrive next year.
Infiniti Q30 – Infiniti’s Volkswagen Golf rival was first revealed in concept form in Frankfurt in 2013. the idea will go on sale at the end of in which year.
Jaguar F-Pace – We’ve caught glimpses of Jaguar’s SUV in its role as Team Sky’s support car, yet Frankfurt will mark its official public debut.
Kia Cee’d facelift – Set to go on sale from the UK in which October, Kia’s facelifted hatchback features a more economical range of engines.
Kia Sportage – Next-generation Sportage is usually moving upmarket in a bid to take on Nissan’s Qashqai. the idea features styling inspired by the KX3 concept car.
Lamborghini Huracán Spider – Lamborghini has confirmed its open-top edition of the Huracan will make its debut in Frankfurt.
Mazda Koeru – Mazda’s several-door SUV concept is usually thought to preview a seven-seat edition of the CX-5.
Mini Clubman – Mini’s family-size product has grown again. the idea goes on sale later in which year for a starting cost of £19,995.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupé – Mercedes has already confirmed in which its three-door variant of the latest C-Class will make its debut in Frankfurt before going on sale at the end of the year.
Mercedes-Benz GLC – The successor to the GLK SUV, Mercedes’ GLC will do battle with the Audi Q5 in addition to also also BMW X3 when the idea goes on sale in which autumn.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet – Four-seat luxury convertible will go on sale from the UK early next year, costing upwards of £100,000.
Nissan Zed concept – Nissan will preview its brand new Zed car that has a crossover concept, which is usually due to be on sale by 2017.
Peugeot 308 R Hybrid – With PSA boss Carlos Tavares spotted testing the 493bhp hybrid, the idea’s likely in which a production variant of the 308 R Hybrid concept is usually coming.
Porsche 911 facelift – Porsche’s facelifted sports car gets turbocharged engines for the very first time, as well as Indoor upgrades.
Renault Mégane – Renault’s crucial mass-market hatchback will go on sale early next year, in addition to also also gets styling inspiration coming from the larger Espace in addition to also also Talisman.
Rolls-Royce Dawn – Open-top variant of the Wraith Coupé will go on sale from the first quarter of 2016.
Seat Leon Cupra 290 – Seat’s flagship Cupra gets a power boost to 286bhp.
Smart Fortwo Cabriolet – Due to launch from the third quarter of in which year, Smart’s brand new open-top Fortwo comes that has a folding fabric roof.
SsangYong Tivoli seven-seat – Larger edition of SsangYong’s Tivoli SUV will be previewed by a concept, dubbed XLV-Air.
Suzuki Baleno – The production edition of Suzuki’s iK-2 concept car takes the shape of a B-segment hatchback.
Toyota Prius – The fourth generation of Toyota’s hybrid gets Mirai-inspired styling, in addition to also also will go on sale early next year.
Vauxhall Astra – Vauxhall’s brand new Astra will go on sale soon after its Frankfurt debut, with prices starting coming from £15,295.
Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer – Estate edition of the brand new Astra is usually due to go on sale in October, priced coming from around £17,000.
Volkswagen Tiguan concept – VW’s second-generation Tiguan SUV will be previewed by a thinly disguised concept car in Frankfurt.
Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport – Following the concept shown earlier in which year, Volskwagen says the idea will be putting the 261bhp Clubsport into production.
Stay tuned to in which page as we’ll be updating in which preview with news of further cars at the show. in addition to also also stay tuned to Autocar for all the latest Frankfurt motor show news.
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