The 2017-2018 auto-show season is kicking off in style with the Frankfurt Motor Show. Carmakers from around the world have gathered in Germany to display their latest and greatest. Some of the cars presented to the public provide a glimpse into the companies’ coming product offers, while others are simply flights of fancy that will never make it out of concept land.
Major international brands including Bentley, BMW, Ferrari, Rolls-Royce, Jaguar, Porsche, and Mercedes-Benz all unveiled show-stopping new models.
This year’s show offers an extensive lineup of vehicles, ranging from production-ready sedans and supercars to electric cars and SUVs.
The 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show runs from September 14 to 24.
Germany's automakers were out in force at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. Headlining the festivities was Mercedes' AMG's new Project ONE hypercar.
With more than 1,000 horsepower on tap, the Project ONE's 1.6 litre, turbocharged V6 engine and accompanying electrical motors make up one of the most complex drive units ever installed in a road car.
The $2.7 million Project ONE is powered by a 1,000 horsepower hybrid drive unit from AMG's Formula One team.
BMW was out in force as well. The Bavarians introduced a new electric sports sedan show car called the i Vision Dynamics. Many believe it will become the new i5 sedan.
Not to be outdone by its rivals, VW Group's collection of brands showed off their latest and greatest. This included Audi's new flagship A8 sedan, ...
In addition, Audi rolled out a pair of electric vehicle concepts. The first is AICON. It's a four-seat EV with a range of 435 miles.
Earlier this week, Bugatti once again demonstrated the awesome capabilities of its newest car with a record setting run that saw the Chiron accelerate from a standstill to 400 kph (249 mph) and then come to a stop in just 41.96 seconds.
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