Salon Francfort 2013
Published: September 7, 2013
Salon Francfort 2013, The next big event will take place car in Frankfurt from 12 to 22 September 2013. The German language room, known for its excesses, we will find many surprises on four wheels. If the German manufacturers will necessarily privileged ones, others, especially the French, should not deprive us to drink concepts and innovations of all kinds. Here is an updated overview of what you should find in the aisles of Frankfurt.
ASTON MARTIN VANQUISH FLYING: powerful Vanquish should be uncap turn to replace the line in the late DBS Volante. To enjoy outdoor vocalizations of its 5.9 V12 573 hp, it will be the most powerful discoverable produced by the firm Gaydon.
AUDI SPORT QUATTRO CONCEPT: we remember the beautiful Audi Quattro Concept shown in Paris three years ago. In Frankfurt this year, Audi reiterates the approach of a modern concept car inspired by the legendary Quattro who made his finest hour rally, introducing the Sport Quattro Concept particularly successful. Especially as the beast under the hood accommodates a hybrid engine of 700 hp.
AUDI RS3: to counter the BMW M135i and Mercedes A45 AMG, Audi RS derive a thunderous version of its compact A3. Picking probably the five-cylinder turbo from the old, is likely to increase its power to more than 350 hp. It is not yet known whether it will be limited as the previous generation to the only body Sportback.
Audi Q6: many rumored new SUV in the range rings, taking the recipe with the BMW X6. Q6 would be derived from the Q5 but present a more sharpened and more sporty. It could be the first Audi model to inaugurate the new brand design concept inspired by the Crosslane Coupe last Paris.
AUDI A8 Facelift: The limo rings, arrived on the market in late 2009, will benefit Frankfurt an update mid-career. Besides minor changes in style and engine optimized, it will open all new optics LED Matrix baptized.
BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT V8 S: the new British manufacturer for this show. The 4.0 V8 goes here 507-528 hp performance improved slightly and consumption maintained at 10.5 l/100 km.
BMW i3: proposed pure electric or a range extender (a twin petrol motor 34 hp), the first electric city signed BMW will make its world premiere in Frankfurt. The manufacturer promises a range of 130 to 300 km (for equipped extender version).
BMW i8: still in the process of development of hybrid technology, BMW will present in Frankfurt, in addition to its small i3 city car, the final version of the sporty i8. This should provide leading performance (0 to 100 km / h in 4.5 s shot) coupled to a sobriety foolproof (2.5 l/100 km).
BMW SERIES 4: the Bavarian firm will present the final version of the Series 4 coupe variant of the 3 Series sedan. It very close to the concept unveiled in Detroit earlier this year, was later headed by a radical M4 already unveiled in the near-final appearance at Concours d’Elegance at Pebble Beach. It uses the engines ‘high’ petrol and diesel sedan.
BMW X4 X4 concept unveiled in Shanghai there are few series should arrive by the end of the year. Taking style SUV cut opened by big brother X6, it is a priori less leggy and will be based on the X3.
BMW CONCEPT SERIES 2: as the 4 Series Coupe was announced by a near production concept in Detroit, Series 2 should point the tip of his cap in Frankfurt. With a very fluid and elegant lines, this coupe derived from the compact 1 Series will host later next very sporty variant M2.