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Frankfurt Motor Show

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Frankfurt Motor Show

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Category: Business (14)

Activity starting in 1905.

Countries: Germany (29%), France (14%), (14%)

Main connections: Opel, Volkswagen, Renault

Linked to: Ford Motor Company, Opel, Verband der Automobilindustrie, Abarth

 

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1905

The IAA became a fixed event in Germany, with at least one held every year, usually in Berlin; in 1905, 1906 and 1907 there were two add something


1951

BMW 501 - Introduced at the first Frankfurt Motor Show in 1951, the 501 was the first motor car to be manufactured and sold by BMW after the Second World War

 

Automobiles Marathon - Prototypes for a light weight sports coupé were presented at various motor shows starting with the 1951 Frankfurt Motor Show and the cars were produced between 1953 and 1955

 

BMW 501 - The 501 was introduced to the public in April 1951 at the Frankfurt Motor Show, as was its less expensive, production-ready rival, the Mercedes-Benz 220


1955

BMW 501 - A further development of the V8 engine was introduced at the 1955 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Mercedes-Benz L 319 - The van that premiered at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 1955 had a gross weight of 3,6 tonnes and a maximum load capacity of 1,6 or 1,8 tonnes according to version


1959

BMW 700 - The coupe and saloon versions of the 700 were shown at the 1959 Frankfurt Motor Show


1961

BMW 3200 CS - It was designed by Bertone and was introduced at the 1961 Frankfurt Motor Show


1963

Ferdinand Alexander Porsche - They gave the actual shape to the 901 as it was presented at the 1963 Frankfurt Motor Show


1981

Porsche 911 - In 1981 a Cabriolet concept car was introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Porsche 911 classic - In 1981 a Cabriolet concept car was shown at the Frankfurt Motor Show


1986

BMW Z1 - The first example of the Z1 was released by BMW to the press in 1986 and later officially presented at the 1987 Frankfurt Motor Show


1987

Chevrolet Classic Furgao - A 1,6 L multi-point fuel-injected engine with at 5,600 rpm and capable of was added to the Corsa/Nova at the 1987 Frankfurt Motor Show, giving decent performance and being badged as a GSi

 

Chrysler Concorde - The Navajo's exterior design was reworked and became the Lamborghini Portofino, released as a concept at the 1987 Frankfurt Auto Show

 

Alfa Romeo 164 - Unveiled at the 1987 Frankfurt Motor Show, the 164 was the last model to be developed while the Alfa Romeo was still a fully independent company, and was formally launched a few months after Fiat purchased the company


1990

Volkswagen Karmann Ghia - In 1990, & Karmann introduced a Karmann Ghia-inspired concept car - The Karmann Coupe - at the Frankfurt Motor Show and in April 2013, Karmann Ghia do Brasil launched a competition for Brazilian students to design a modern interpretation of the classic Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia Coupé, possibly leading to the development of a prototype


1991

Over a million car afficinados on site in Frankfurt turned this IAA into the most visited one since 1991, when the IAA took place subdividedly for the first time - still under the strong influence of the reunification boom add something

 

Since 1991 the show is split in two: Even-numbered years show commercial vehicles in Hanover and odd-numbered years passenger vehicles in Frankfurt add something

 

The IAA was first subdivided in two in 1991 add something

 

Mercedes-Benz C111 - Mercedes-Benz introduced the C112 at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 1991 as a production sports car


1995

The 1995 show ran from September 14 to September 24 add something

 

The following major concept cars were presented at the 1995 show: add something

 

The following major introductions were made at the 1995 show: add something

 

Quattro GmbH - Quattro GmbH first offered this service at the 1995 Frankfurt International Motor Show


1997

The 1997 show ran from September 11 to September 21 add something

 

The following major concept cars were presented at the 1997 show: add something

 

The following major introductions were made at the 1997 show: add something

 

Audi A4 - A refreshed B5 A4 range appeared at the 1997 Frankfurt Motor Show, with sales beginning in Europe in early 1998

 

Toyota Vitz - What became the XP10 series was shown earlier in concept form at the 1997 Frankfurt Motor Show


1999

The 1999 show opened on September 16, and had nearly 1,200 exhibitors from 44 countries add something

 

The following major concept cars were presented at the 1999 show: add something

 

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2000

Because of the EXPO 2000 in Hannover, the 58th IAA Commercial Vehicles was held in Frankfurt add something


2001

The 2001 show opened to international media on September 11, with a series of concept and production vehicle debuts kicking off in the early morning add something

 

The following major concept cars were presented at the 2001 show: add something

 

The following major introductions were made at the 2001 show: add something

 

Audi Avantissimo - The Audi Avantissimo debuted at the 2001 Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany

 

SEAT Tango - The "' SEAT Tango"' roadster is a concept car presented at the 2001 Frankfurt Motor Show, designed by a team directed by Walter de Silva with the contribution of SEAT's chief of exterior design, Steve Lewis

 

Citroen C3 - The first generation of the C3 was launched at the 2001 Frankfurt Motor Show and began marketing in early 2002, as a five-door hatchback

 

SEAT Arosa - At the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2001, & SEAT presented two SEAT Arosa-based concept cars:

 

Alfa Romeo 156 - In September 2001, the "'156 GTA"' and "'Sportwagon GTA"' were launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show


2003

The following major concept cars were presented at the 2003 show: add something

 

The following major introductions were made at the 2003 show: add something

 

Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione - It was first presented as a concept car at the 2003 Frankfurt Motor Show and later released for sale for the 2007 model year

 

Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione - The 8C Competizione was introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2003

 

Volkswagen Concept BlueSport - The Concept BlueSport follows on from a previous roadster concept car, the Volkswagen Concept R, shown at the 2003 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Audi Le Mans quattro - The "' Audi Le Mans quattro"' was a sports car styled concept car, developed by Audi, for presentation at the 2003 Frankfurt Motor Show, as a result of Audi's three successive wins at the arduous 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance motor race in 2000, 2001, and 2002

 

Mitsubishi i - The first was the "'"i" Concept"', which debuted at the 60th Frankfurt Motor Show in 2003, and previewed the car's striking exterior

 

Maserati - A Jeep Grand Cherokee-based SUV originally introduced in September 2003 at the Frankfurt Motor Show and again in 2011 as a 2013 model

 

Chevrolet Lacetti - In Europe, the car was initially sold as the Daewoo Nubira, with the production model being introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2003


2005

The following major concept cars were presented at the 2005 show: add something

 

The following major introductions were made at the 2005 show: add something

 

There were around 940,000 visitors to the 2005 show add something

 

With nearly 1 million visitors from 125 countries, this IAA has even exceeded the very good result from the year 2005 add something

 

Mitsubishi Lancer - In 2005, Mitsubishi revealed the "'Concept-X"' model car at the Tokyo Motor Show and its "'Concept-Sportback"' model at the Frankfurt motor show

 

Shanghai Maple - The Maple Marindo was displayed at the 2005 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Citroen DS5 - The styling was influenced by the C-Sportlounge concept car shown at the 2005 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Renault Clio - The third generation Clio was unveiled at the 2005 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Audi Q7 - The vehicle was unveiled at the 2005 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Porsche Cayman - Photographs and technical details were released in May 2005, but the public unveiling did not take place until the September Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Audi Q7 - The "'Audi Q7"' is a full-size luxury crossover SUV unveiled in September 2005 at the Frankfurt Motor Show


2006

Geely - Between 2006 and 2008, Geely expressed its desire to sell in the EU and United States markets, and in pursuit of this goal it presented at the 2005 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Toyota RAV4 - The Toyota RAV4 was completely redesigned for the 2006 model year, using an all-new platform and was first unveiled at the 2005 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Volkswagen Tiguan - The Tiguan debuted as a concept vehicle at the November 2006 Los Angeles International Auto Show and in production form at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show


2007

European automakers demonstrated a new interest in hybrid and electric vehicles at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show add something

 

The Citroën C-Cactus regular diesel-electric hybrid vehicle debuted at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show add something

 

The 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show's key theme was sustainable mobility add something

 

The following major introductions were presented at the 2007 show: add something

 

Mercedes-Benz S-Class - A concept future hybrid, the F700 research car, was unveiled at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Chevrolet Aveo - A facelifted hatchback with the sedan's updated instrument panel was presented as the Chevrolet Aveo during the Frankfurt Motor Show 2007, to be marketed in Europe and North America

 

BMW M3 - As was the case with the E46 M3 Concept and E60 $M5 (BMW_M5) Concept, the M3 Concept had almost nothing of the looks of the production version, that had its world premiere on the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show "IAA"

 

Chevrolet Classic Furgao - At the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show, & Opel unveiled the Opel Corsa Hybrid Concept, a coupe that combines a belt-driven starter and alternator with a lithium-ion battery

 

Mercedes-Benz - At the 2007 Frankfurt motor show, Mercedes-Benz showed seven hybrid models, including the F700 concept car, powered by a hybrid-electric drivetrain featuring the DiesOtto engine

 

Volkswagen Caddy - Debuting at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles presented the Caddy Maxi Life the people mover version of the Maxi range

 

Renault Laguna - It was first presented as a concept car at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show, which followed some styling cues of the previous Renault Fluence concept car

 

Volvo C30 - It was unveiled at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Subaru - The 2007 Frankfurt International Motor Show saw Subaru introduce a horizontally opposed, water-cooled, common rail turbodiesel using a variable geometry turbocharger called the Subaru EE engine, the first of its type to be fitted to a passenger car

 

Trabant - The Herpa company, a miniature vehicles manufacturer in Bavaria, bought the rights to the name and showed a scale model of a concept "New Trabi" at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Citroen C-Cactus - The "'Citroën C-Cactus"' is a concept car that debuted at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Ford Fiesta - The concept itself was shown at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

SEAT Tribu - The first time when the Tribu name was used by SEAT was at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show for a concept car which featured three doors and four bucket seats

 

Volvo C30 - The vehicle was unveiled in 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Ford Fiesta - The sixth generation, or "'Ford Fiesta Mark VI"', was shown in concept form as the Ford Verve at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2007 and marketed in principal European markets, Australia and the United States

 

Renault Laguna - The car was unveiled to the public at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, and it went on sale in October 2007

 

Renault Sandero - It was revealed for the first time at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show, and made its formal market debut in Brazil, as a & Renault model, in December 2007, being the first Renault model to debut outside Europe


2009

In the crisis year of 2009 the IAA Cars proved to be a magnet for visitors add something

 

The company plans to introduce a gasoline-fueled hybrid SUV and sedan in 2009, followed by two Bluetec hybrids in 2010, one of which will achieve 51 miles per gallon of diesel fuel add something

 

The following major introductions were presented at the 2009 show: add something

 

Trabant - A new "'Trabant nT"' model was unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Tesla Model S - First shown to the public at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show as a prototype, retail deliveries started in the United States in June 2012

 

Citroen 2CV - In 2009 Citroën showed in the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show the Revolte Concept, the design of which was inspired by the 2CV. According to the Spanish car magazine, Autofacíl; the car will be released as the Citroen DS2 around late 2012

 

REVA - In 2009 at the Frankfurt Motor Show, Reva presented its future models Reva NXR and Reva NXG

 

Renault Fluence Z.E. - It was unveiled by Renault at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Renault Fluence - Renault revealed an electric version of the Fluence at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

REVA - The &REVA NXR electric concept car was unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

REVA - The 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show saw the unveiling of a show car known as the NXG. The NXG features &REVA's patented drivetrain technology and the REVive system

 

Chevrolet Astra - The Astra J is based on the General Motors' Delta II platform and debuted at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show in Frankfurt

 

Renault Fluence Z.E. - The Fluence ZE Concept EV was unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Renault Twizy - The concept car was unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

BMW i3 - The first two production models will be the battery electric Mega City Vehicle, now called & BMW i3, and a plug-in hybrid called BMW i8, which is the production version of the Vision Efficient Dynamics concept unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show and has an all-electric range of

 

SEAT Ibiza - The preview of the Ibiza ST was shown at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show in the form of the SEAT Ibz concept car

 

BMW X6 - The production vehicle was unveiled alongside a 7 Series hybrid at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Hyundai Motor Company - The prototype, an electric version of i10, was first unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2009

 

Volvo C30 - The updated vehicles were unveiled in 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG - The vehicle was unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show and sales began in mid-2010 in Europe

 

Fiat 500 (2007) - The vehicle was unveiled in 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Volvo C70 - Volvo introduced an updated version of the C70, in new Flamenco Red Pearl paint, at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, and later in 2010 South Florida International Auto Show

 

Citroen C3 - The second generation of the C3 was revealed in the media in June 2009, and made its official debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2009

 

Maserati - A convertible version of the GranTurismo S Automatic introduced in September 2009 in Frankfurt Motor Show

 

BMW X6 - The ActiveHybrid X6 made its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2009

 

Citroen C3 - The New C3 was presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2009

 

Peugeot - The Peugeot BB1 is an electric concept car with in-wheel motors in its rear wheels first shown in September 2009 at the Frankfurt Motor Show


2011

The 2011 show was held from September 13 to September 25 add something

 

Lancia - A convertible unveiled at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, which is based on the Chrysler 200

 

Eterniti Motors - It unveiled its first car, the Hemera, at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Marussia Motors - Marussia Motors anticipates presenting 7 models at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show to include a new sports coupé, a luxury SUV, a luxury sedan, and a small city car

 

Fisker Automotive - The Fisker Surf plug-in hybrid concept car was unveiled at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Audi A6 - The S6 sedan was unveiled in the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

BMW i3 - The i3 concept car was unveiled at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

BMW 5 Series (F10) - The production M5 was unveiled in 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, and later in Nürburgring, Laguna Seca; the Goodwood Festival of Speed; and has been shown to select members of the M Driving Experience at the Salzburg Ring in Germany

 

Chevrolet Zafira - The production version debuted at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show in September, and went on sale late 2011

 

BMW i3 - The prototype presented at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show has a lithium-ion battery pack that is expected to deliver between and the battery will take about four hours to fully charge from the 240-volt charging unit

 

Renault Twingo - On 28 July 2011, & Renault announced a facelift to the second generation Twingo which was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show and is the first model with Renault's new design concept, that will eventually follow on their entire range of cars

 

Audi A2 - At the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2011, Audi exhibited an entirely electric concept car, the "A2 concept", previewing an expected new A2 production model

 

Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid - The production version was unveiled at the September 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Toyota Prius - The production version was unveiled at the September 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid - The production version was unveiled at the September 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show with a lithium-ion battery pack that stores 4,4 kWh

 

Smart (automobile) - The third-generation Smart electric drive was unveiled at the September 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

BMW M5 - The $F10 (BMW_5_Series_(F10)) M5 was released to the public at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, and went on sale in November 2011


2013

SEAT Leon - In September 2013, SEAT officially unveiled the Leon ST at the Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Nissan X-Trail - In September 2013, Nissan unveiled the third generation X-Trail at the Frankfurt Motor Show

 

The 2013 show took place from September 10, 2013 to September 22, 2013 add something


2015

The 2015 show took place from 17 September 2015 to 27 September 2015 add something


2017

The 2017 show will take place from 14 to 24 September, with press days on the 12th and 13th add something