2011 Frankfurt Motor Show Highlights

The Frankfurt Motor Show is one of the biggest shows in the industry, and is particularly important for the European brands. Here are some of the highlights from this year’s show.

Italian firm Maserati finally joined the SUV brigade by unveiling the ‘Kubang’. So if you’re looking for an expensive SUV with more than questionable styling, you now have something new to consider!

Meanwhile, slightly nearer to home, Jaguar once again displayed a new model which is adding strength to their continuing resurgence towards being the brand they once were. Their latest concept, the C-X16, is rumored to begin production in 2013.

Continuing with the theme of concepts, Audi used their home turf to display their vision of what all of us cosmopolitan city dwellers will be driving in the near future. Their Urban Concept Spyder is am open-top two seater ultra-light car for congested urban spaces. The Audi urban concept rolls on wheels with a 21-inch diameter. Two e-tron electric motors provide the propulsion – providing the ultra-light Audi urban concept with the ability to accelerate powerfully. A lithium-ion battery supplies the energy