Attractive cars showcase at Frankfurt Motor Show 2015POSTED BY Ayisy Yusof ON 17 September 2015
ONE of the world’s largest automotive exhibitions, the Frankfurt Motor Show, which runs till Sept 27 in Messe, Germany, is expecting more than 1000 exhibitors in the likes of Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, Jaguar and Toyota.
Showcasing more than 219 vehicles, here is the list of the top 10 attractive cars unveiled at the motor event.
Audi e tron Concept:
Audi has unveiled its powerful all-electric e tron Quattro concept, boasting up to 496hp with over 800Nm of torque.
Audi said that the car will be the future of electric mobility, adapting from its sporty look and efficiency, making it suitable for everyday use.
Leveraging from its three electric motors being placed at the front axle and two others acting on the rear axle, the car does the sprint from 0-100km/h in 4.6 seconds with electronically governed top speed of 210 km/h.
Bentley is proud to unveil its first SUV called “Bentayga” which they claimed the most powerful and quickest model in the segment.
The newly developed W12 6.0-litre twin-turbo engine generates 600hp with 900Nm of torque, paired with eight-speed automatic transmission. The Bentayga rockets from 0-100km/h in 4 seconds with a top speed rating at 301km/h.
Mercedes S-Class Cabrio:
Mercedes-Benz has finally introduced its topless S-Class Cabrio at the Frankfurt Motor Show, making it to be one of the most luxurious convertibles ever created with the soft top can be opened or closed about 20 seconds at speeds up to 60 km/h.
The entry-level S500 Cabrio is powered by a twin-turbo 4.7-litre V8, generating 449hp with 700 Nm of torque. Additionally, buyers can opt for the S63 AMG or S63 AMG 4MATIC Cabrio, powered by a twin-turbo 5.5-liter V8 engine, producing 577hp and 900 Nm of torque.
Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio:
Inspired by Ferrari technology and expertise, the brand new Giulia compact sedan features a 2.9-litre turbocharged six-cylinder engine that has 501hp with & 600Nm of torque. Weighing at 1,524 kg, the car distributed perfectly 50:50 front & rear, making it to rocket from 0-100 km/h in 3.9 seconds with a top speed of 307 km/h.
2016 Audi S4:
Audi has launched its new S4 Sedan and S4 Avant, both sharing a newly developed V6 3.0 TFSI engine generating 349hp and 500Nm of torque.
According to Audi, the new engine is lighter than its predecessor that gives greater fuel efficiency and is mated with a new eight-speed tiptronic transmission, offering quicker gear changes.
The car accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 4.7 seconds with a top speed at 250 km/h and fuel consumption is rated at 7.4 liters/100 km.
The power from all S models is channeled to a Quattro all-wheel drive system with a self-locking center differential, with 60 per cent of the torque goes to the rear wheels.
Depending on situation, it can also deliver 70 per cent to the front axle or up to 85 per cent to the rear wheels so as to provide optimal traction regardless of road conditions and the car’s speed.
Rolls-Royce is showcasing its brand new four-seater convertible, the Dawn which is based on the Wraith coupe.
According to Rolls-Royce, the Dawn is the “world’s only true modern four-seater super-luxury drophead” equipped with an electrically-operated roof that will open or close in 20 seconds in “almost complete silence” at speeds that can’t exceed (50 km/h).
With 80 per cent custom-made body panels, the Dawn has a similar 6.6-litre V12 bi-turbo engine developing 563bhp and 780Nm, mated to a ZF eight-speed automatic gearbox. The car sprints from 0-100 km/h in 4.9 seconds with a top speed of 250 km/h.
Lamborghini Huracan Spyder:
Lamborghini has unveiled the Huracan Spyder which carries most of the coupe’s design with a newly developed electrohydraulic soft top that opens and closes in 17 seconds at speeds of up to 50 km/h.
Weighing at 1,542 kg (43:57 front/rear), the Spyder shares the coupe’s V10 5.2-litre naturally aspirated engine with 600hp at 8,250 rpm and 560 Nm of torque at 6,500 rpm.
The Spyder requires just 3.4 seconds to sprint from 0-100 km/h and 10.2 seconds for the 0-200 km/h with a top speed of 324 km/h.
Audi S8 Plus:
Audi has unveiled the new A8 Plus, designed to redefine the “pinnacle of sporty performance,” featuring an upgraded twin-turbo 4.0-litre TFSI V8 engine producing 596hp and 700 Nm of torque – 750 Nm with overboost.
This enables it to sprint from 0-100 km/h in 3.8 seconds at the top speed of 305 km/h.
The model also equipped with a retuned adaptive air suspension, a modified dynamic steering system and carbon ceramic brakes with anthracite-gray calipers embossed with the Audi logo as well as a carbon fibre intake surrounds, a sports exhaust system and special 21-inch alloy wheels.
Inside, it features additional standard equipment with comfort sport seats, brushed aluminum trim and piano accents.
New BMW 7-Series:
BMW has added new diesel engine line up, with a 3.0-litre diesel bi-turbo unit producing 315hp and 680 Nm of torque.
With acceleration from 0-100 km/h of 5.2 or 5.3 seconds respectively, the average fuel consumption rated at 4.9 to 5.4 litres per 100/km.
Furthermore, BMW is offering the 444hp from its V8 petrol unit in rear-wheel-drive configuration in the BMW 750i and BMW 750L variants.
The model is also getting the Remote Controlled Parking option in November this year and it will be available for the BMW 730d, BMW 730d xDrive and BMW 740d xDrive.
Mercedes C-Class Coupe:
Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the new C-Class Coupe lineup with sportier and more stylish than its predecessor. The redesigned model follows adopts a dynamic design following footsteps of the S-Class Coupe.
Under the hood, the engine varies from a 1.6-litre and 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine, generating 154hp to 241hp respectively.
On another note, there will be 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel engines available, giving outputs of 168hp and 201hp.