Tag Archives: 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show

2012 Porsche 911 was Frankfurt Motor Show’s most discussed car online

According to a stats from UK-based Kantar Media Precis, the new 2012 Porsche 911 sparked the most interest from social media users during the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. Whether it was Tweest, Facebook-Likes or blog posts, the new Porsche 911 seemed to grab the attention of the social media geeks. The car to take the […]

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Video: Volkswagen Up! guerilla campaign shows subcompact cars create more parking space

At the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show last week, Volkswagen pulled a little guerilla by cloaking normal everyday cars with a life-size Up! print. The whole point of the campaign? The Volkswagen Up! promotes more space for city driving and parking. Pretty creative. Hit the jump for the video. Click here for our original post on […]

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Video: Ferrari 458 Spider in Action

Ferrari has just released a video of the new 458 Spider in Action after the model’s official public debut at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. The 458 Spider is seen Amalfi Coast along the southern part of Italy. The video has some beautiful scenery but our eyes seemed to be locked constantly on the Ferrari 458 […]

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2014 Ford Mustang design will be more ‘modern’ rather than retro

In a short report earlier this week, we learned that the Ford Mustang will be undergoing a full revamp and redesign for the 2014 model year. We now have more details courtesy of Ford design chief, Jay Mays. Mays says that the styling for the next-generation is ‘being locked down.’ When asked if we will […]

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2011 Frankfurt: Infiniti FX Sebastian Vettel Edition makes world debut (w/ Poll)

After getting a couple of details and images prior to its 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show debut, Infiniti has finally released all the images and everything there is to know about the Infiniti FX Sebastian Vettel Edition. Apparently, the idea of the model started as a casual chat between Sebastian and Infiniti’s Chief Creative Officer, Shiro […]

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2011 Frankfurt: Volkswagen Up Europe prices start at €9,850

Volkswagen AG has unveiled its latest effort for the subcompact car market today at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show: the Up! city car. Starting at just €9,850 ($13,519 USD), the Volkswagen Up! makes out to be its cheapest new model. Featuring two gasoline engines rated at 59-hp and 74-hp, the Volkswagen Up! promises to deliver […]

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Report: Honda’s Chief Engineer confirms new ‘hot’ Civic for Europe

Along with the debut of the new Euro-spec Honda Civic, chief engineer Mitsuru Kariya was able to release some information regarding Honda’s future. This particular bit of news refers to the popular hot hatch, the Honda Civic Type-R. Never has the Honda Civic Type-R been imported into the US. It’s a shame because apparently a […]

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2011 Frankfurt: Near-production Audi R8 e-tron comes to Frankfurt

At the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, Audi unveiled a near-production Audi R8 e-tron. The Audi e-tron concept is powered by four electric motors – two each at the front and rear axles – producing 313-hp and a maximum torque of 3,319 lb-ft of torque (501.5 lb-ft in real world terms). 0 to 62 mph comes […]

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2011 Frankfurt: 2012 Toyota Avensis unveiled

The new 2012 Toyota Avensis has been unveiled at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. The third-generation 2012 Avensis gets a completely redesigned exterior and a new interior that is now more comfortable and less noisy with less harshness and vibration. The 2012 Toyota Avensis will be offered with a six-engine lineup including three diesel and […]

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2011 Frankfurt: Alpina BMW B6 Bi-Turbo Convertible makes 507-hp

Alpina has taken the covers off of the new Alpina BMW B6 Bi-Turbo Convertible – based on the 2012 BMW 6-Series Convertible. Power for the Alpina BMW B6 Bi-Turbo Convertible’s twin-turbo V8 makes 507-hp at 5,500 rpm with a maximum torque of 516 lb-ft. Mated to a ZF SWITCH-TRONIC 8-speed Sport Automatic Transmission, the Alpina BMW B6 […]

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