2017 Frankfurt Motor Show
MotorWeek was on the auto show floor in Frankfurt, Germany getting an up-close look at the newest cars and technology in the automotive industry. The focus on electrification in automobiles has grown exponentially in recent years and it was at the forefront of the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. Here are a few of the highlights...
The Mercedes-AMG Project ONE hypercar uses a 1.6L V6 hybrid engine with an electronically assisted turbocharger and 4 electric motors to produce over 1,000-HP.
The Mercedes-Benz Concept EQA is the brand's first all-electric EQ concept vehicle in the compact segment.
The GLC F-Cell is going into pre-production as the world's first electric vehicle with a fuel-cell/battery powertrain.
The BMW i Vision Dynamics is a four-door Gran Coupe concept with over 370-miles of EV range and a top speed over 120 mph.
The BMW Concept X7 iPerformance will be the brand's largest SUV and use eDrive technology in combination with a TwinPower Turbo Engine.
Audi pulled the sheet off its fully autonomous Aicon concept sans steering wheel and pedals.
The 2019 Audi A8 will come to market with enhanced semi-autonomous driving features.
Porsche's 2019 Cayenne was unveiled before the show, but a new Turbo version rolled onto the stage in Frankfurt with 550-HP and a 0-60 time of 3.7 seconds.
The 911 GT3 recieves a Touring Package to boost its daily driving capabilities.
The 3rd generation Bentley Continental GT uses the W12 from the Bentayga with 626-HP.
Jaguar created a race version of their I-Pace all-electric SUV, which will compete in a new production-based electric race series.
Land Rover gives its Discovery the SVX treatment for 2018.
Volkswagen keeps its commitment to electrification with the ID CROZZ while giving its small Polo hatchback the GTI treatment. Unfortunately, this one stays outside of the U.S. for now.