Frankfurt Motor Show 2013 : All the news stories

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

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The Frankfurt Motor Show is one of the key dates in the motoring calender as manufacturers get to show off their latest and greatest models. As always we will be covering the stories made by the British car industry. Stay tuned for stories concerning your favourite car companies…


Frankfurt 2013 : Jaguar to introduce 3 Series rival in 2015

JaguarHeadlineauto Jaguar will launch a compact saloon to compete with the Audi A4, BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class in 2015. It will be the first production car to use the company’s new aluminium architecture, known as iQ[Al], and will be built at a facility currently under construction within the Land Rover factory at Solihull, […]

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Frankfurt 2013 : Jaguar C-X17 unveiled in Frankfurt

Jaguar C-X17 (3)A new sporting crossover from Jaguar will hit the market after  the company’s new BMW 3 Series rival reaches the showrooms in 2015. A new sporting crossover from Jaguar will hit the market after  the company’s new BMW 3 Series rival reaches the showrooms in 2015. Jaguar’s production version […]

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Frankfurt 2013 : MINI range set to expand further

MINI rangeMINI may not have had anything new to show at Frankfurt, but there was certainly a buzz around it, given the impending launch of the F56. The hot topic of conversation was that MINI could grow from the current seven model line-up to ‘eight or 10′, thanks to the flexibility of the new architecture that underpins it, the UKL1 platform […]

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Frankfurt 2013 : Bentley confirms UK production for SUV

The_Bentley_EXP_9_F_SUV_Concept_Bentley_Motors_33247Bentley could use a diesel engine for the first time in its history in the SUV which was recently confirmed for production – but will not try to challenge Range Rover for ultimate luxury off-road prowess. ‘We will investigate a diesel engine,’ CEO Dr. Wolfgang Schreiber confirmed at Frankfurt. ‘In that platform (the Bentley will will share its underpinnings with the Porsche Cayenne […]

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Frankfurt 2013 : Aston Martin ups the model count

Aston Martin Vanquish VolanteAston Martin celebrates its centenary in style at the Frankfurt Motor Show – and, although there was no all-new metal to show, it came out punching with new versions of the Vanquish and Vantage, as well as showing the beautiful CC100 Speedster Concept. The 205mph V12 Vantage S (below), which arrives in showrooms around […]

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Frankfurt 2013 : Bentley launches new V8 S models

Bentley Continental GT V8 SBentley has launched new V8 S versions of the smaller-engined Continental GT and GTC, describing them as ‘grand tourers with no compromise to the luxury and quality that all Bentleys typify’. With 520bhp and a maximum speed of 192mph, the performance-focused V8 S continue to add appeal to the ‘entry-level’ Bentley. Bentley says that the […]

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 Frankfurt 2013 : Facelifted Discovery unveiled

land_rover_discovery__2_Land Rover has launched the facelifted Discovery at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The updated 4×4 gets improved fuel economy, subtle styling changes and improved audio systems. The order books are now open and deliveries will start in the UK from November. At the front the Discovery gets a new grille and bumper plus redesigned headlights […]

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 Frankfurt 2013 : Ford growth not finished

Ford EcosportFord is revelling in a growing share of a booming UK new-car market, particularly in the retail sector, but the Chairman and Managing Director of the company’s British operation, Mark Ovenden, believes things have not peaked yet. Payment protection insurance (PPI) payouts to thousands of UK families and the low price of cars […]

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 Frankfurt 2013 : Vauxhall aims to become UK’s number one

Vuaxhall AdamHeadlineauto Vauxhall says it will knock its big rival off the top of the UK sales charts for the first time in decades by 2016. The charge will be led by the success of new models introduced over the past few months along with staple models such as the Corsa, Astra and all-new Insignia. Vauxhall’s Chairman, Duncan Aldred, said he expects sales of around […]

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Is the Editor of the Parkers website and price guide, formerly editor of Classic Car Weekly, and launch editor/creator of Modern Classics magazine. Has contributed to various motoring titles including Octane, Practical Classics, Evo, Honest John, CAR magazine, Autocar, Pistonheads, Diesel Car, Practical Performance Car, Performance French Car, Car Mechanics, Jaguar World Monthly, MG Enthusiast, Modern MINI, Practical Classics, Fifth Gear Website, Radio 4, and the the Motoring Independent...

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