Frankfurt Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung Preview

In preparation for Frankfurt’s Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung, many manufacturers are releasing info on new sports and concept cars. One of the most prominent of these is the sixth generation Porsche 911 which features a 7-speed manual for the first time.

Audi have also redesigned their entire performance range by using smaller, more powerful engines. One of the centerpieces of this shift is the 4.0-liter TSFI V8 which can produce up to 520 bhp. It will be installed in the Audi S8, Audi S7 Sportback and Audi S6. The Volkswagen Group will also being showing the drop-top version of the Bentley Continental called the GTC.

At the forefront of the releases is the Ferrari 458 Spider, but we are similarly excited to see the Peugeot HX1 which looks completely bespoke and ahead of its time. Similarly Ford will launch the Evos Concept which uses huge gullwing doors.