Full Gallery: The 2011 Frankfurt IAA Motorshow

The biggest auto show of the year is about to open up to the public in Frankfurt and we have a sneak peak for you. Obviously MINI was on hand to show-off the new coupe. But without a world debut or surprise concept our attention quickly turned to the rest of the show. BMW was showing off the new 1 Series five door hatch and of course the i3 and i8 concepts that debuted earlier this summer. Elsewhere VW had the new UP and Beetle R on hand as well as the new 911 (which is sorta technically a VW now… right?). You can check out all 200 photos after the break.

Written By: MF Staff

  • hfred

    Me gusta FT-86 II. It’s not your father’s Toyota.

  • JonPD

    Still don’t know why you would even bother to show up at a prime autoshow if you have nothing going on. Seems like a huge waste of money to show nothing at all that is going to catch anybodies eyes.

  • Anonymous

    the wrap around glass on the Alpha has a real Lancia Stratos vibe to it..

  • Anonymous

    the wrap around glass on the Alpha has a real Lancia Stratos vibe to it..

  • Anonymous

    the wrap around glass on the Alpha has a real Lancia Stratos vibe to it..

  • Anonymous

    the wrap around glass on the Alpha has a real Lancia Stratos vibe to it..

  • Anonymous

    That first photo is effin sexy!  The way the lights dance along the roofline.  Looks great! :)

  • RakSiam

    is the new Up! any different from the old Up!? They’ve been showing that concept for like 3 years now. When are they gonna build the darn thing? Probably won’t come to the US anyway since they always keep their most interesting options out of this market.

  • SFRedMCc

    That side view of the MINI Coupe with gray body/black roof & those wheels really is a winner.  

    • Anonymous

      Agree. It’s the first shot I’ve liked since the blue/blue with white-stripe concept. Seems to have achieved a certain aggressiveness that the production photos have been missing for me. Anxious to see it in person.

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