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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

5 Concept cars that will debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2013

Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA), also known as the Frankfurt Motor Show or Frankfurt Auto Show, is one of the largest auto shows in the world. The IAA exhibition organized by German Association of the Automotive Industry (Verband der Automobilindustrie/VDA). Since 1991, the event implementation is split into 2 parts: the exhibition was held in Hanover at even-numbered years and in Frankfurt at the odd years. This exhibition has been scheduled by the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d'Automobiles.

For this year the event will be held in Frankfurt on September 12 - 22, 2013. The auto show will be attended by numerous automotive industry from all over the world. So do not be surprised if the far-away days before the exhibition held many automotive manufacturers have prepared a mainstay of automotive products that will be displayed at the exhibition. Here are some of the concept cars are rumored to be premiering at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2013,

5. SUZUKI
Suzuki trying to tempt their loyal customers with two teaser photos of their SUV (Sport Utility Vechile) concept cars, iV-4, which will be officially introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2013. As reported by WorldCarFans on Tuesday, July 31, 2013, mentioned that Suzuki iV-4 SUV will be the Japanese automaker's models in the future, or it could be called the successor of the Grand Vitara.

From the photos that appear in the virtual world, Suzuki iV-4 has a front grille design is divided into five sections, the thin side mirrors, pair of daytime running lights. Then, pinned also pair of spotlights on the roof and fog lamps in the lower front bumper.
Front view of Suzuki iV-4 Concept compact SUV. (Picture from: http://newupcomingcars.com/)
At first glance from the front, Suzuki iV-4 looks like the Jeep Grand Cherokee. Meanwhile, when viewed from the side, stern design like the Range Rover Evoque. The car carrying the platform of the Suzuki S-Cross concept car.
Side view of Suzuki iV-4 Concept compact SUV. (Picture from: http://www.automobilesreview.com/)
If this car soon enter the production stage, iV-4 will be made at Suzuki's factory facility in Hungary. There are no more details about the engine specifications to be used. However, the possibility of a car that has a manual and automatic transmission options.

4. KIA
KIA will continue its recent love affair with concept cars at September’s 2013 Frankfurt motor show with a new city-focused show car. The South Korean brand has released two images of the model it says "hints at a possible future B-segment contender ready to take on the urban environment with style and tenacity". The darkened picture of the exterior suggests another stylish-looking compact concept from the manufacturer after the KIA Provo from March’s 2013 Geneva motor show, which pointed to a potential new Mini rival.
Teaser images of KIA's B-Segment crossover concept. (Picture from: http://indianautosblog.com/)
Created in Europe for European market tastes, the concept uses touches of fluorescent yellow both inside and out, including the grille, side mirrors, air vent surrounds and paddle shift levers. KIA B-seg concept interior, at the front seats are formed from a single piece of unspecified material that also accounts for the centre console.
2nd teaser images of KIA's B-Segment crossover concept. (Picture from: http://indianautosblog.com/)
Two tubes rise out of the centre console into the dash, with the left tube featuring a twisting PRND gear selector for the automatic transmission. Markings on the other tube suggest it could be a controller for the audio system. Dash toggles above point to the concept being all-wheel drive – with features that include hill descent control and what appears to be a switch for a centre diff lock. Kia will no doubt reveal more details on September 10th at the 2013 Frankfurt motor show.

3. TOYOTA
Toyota will give a surprise to the public during the Frankfurt Motor Show 2013. This concept car is a translation of the Toyota promise, "Fun To Drive, Again". Toyota Hybrid-R concept car is designed to tame the roads and circuits. Toyota admits Toyota Hybrid-R featuring with Toyota Hybrid System-Racing (THS-R) technology. This technology is used by Toyota TS030. TS030 is a race car that plunged in the World Endurance Championship. In this year TS030 II won the podium at Le Mans 24-Hour 2013.
Toyota Hybrid-R Concept badge. (Picture from: http://www.edmunds.com/)
Toyota further ensure the car has nothing to do with the Toyota 86, and also denied allegations that this car is a hybrid version of the 86, as quoted from Leftlanenews. This car is actually believed to be the forerunner of a new generation of the iconic sports car Toyota Supra. Toyota is known currently developing a mid-size sports car by BMW.
Teaser image of Toyota Hybrid-R concept car. (Picture from: http://www.dapurpacu.com/)
The car was supposed to be exhibited at the Tokyo Motor Show in November 2013, but Toyota chose Germany for the sake of getting bigger response from visitors. There is no other information that can be mined to date, further details will be revealed by Toyota a few weeks before the start of the Frankfurt Motor Show 2013.

2. INFINITI
Infiniti has announced its intention to introduce Q30 Concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2013. The concept car will feature premium compact model that is still continuing design philosophy that has been made ​​since the inception of Q50 which inspired several previous concept models such as the Essence, Etherea and Emerg-e.

Q30 will be placed under Q50 as a car that is more affordable to directly compete with the Mercedes-Benz CLA or other models in the same class. Infiniti Q30 be the first model are greatly influenced by F-1 driver, Sebastian Vettel has been chosen as the Infiniti's Director of Performance.
Teaser image of Infiniti Q30 hatch concept. (Picture from: http://www.gmotors.co.uk/)
"Q30 slimmer, eye catching and tempting," said Alfonso Albaisa, Infiniti's Executive Design Director. "If you look at big cats such as cheetahs that could run fast, they are slim and light step. They almost float. Such is the power that our aim in this concept." he added further.

Infiniti's entry-level model will reportedly feature three body heights can vary and likely will be made in Sunderland, England. Went on sale in 2015 by using front-wheel drive platform owned by Mercedes-Benz at the A-Class and B-Class.

1. LAMBORGHINI
Italian sports car manufacturer, Lamborghini is now known is preparing to give birth to the successor of the Lamborghini Gallardo. The concept car is rumored to be shown in September as a warm-up before the official production next year. However, this car has now caught on camera when in the test.

However, if we look at cars briefly covered with camouflage jacket, it seems some refinement. Emphatic body line in the whole body is still the hallmark of every car Lamborghini is also applied in this car. Looks Aventador design lines and Murchielago the inspiration of this car. But the car's headlights at a glance is similar to that of the Ferrari 458 or 430.
Is this Lamborghini Gallardo successor? (Picture from: http://www.carbuzz.com/)
Fintan Knight,  Lamborghini's Commercial Director stated that the Gallardo successor will also be offered with rear-wheel drive, with no manual gearbox as well as a hybrid option, as reported by WorldCarFans. As speculated The car will use a V10 engine that can generate power about 610 hp. Its weight will be in the range of 1,309 kilograms with acceleration from 0-100 kph can be reached within 3.2 seconds, the power generated from the four-wheel drive and a dual clutch gearbox.

Many speculated the car will use the name of Cabrera and will be shown at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2013 in the form of a concept car before it officially launched the production version in 2014. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | WIKIPEDIA | WORLDCARFANS | AUTOBLOG]
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