The 2015 Frankfurt motor show opens its doors on 17 September and most of the major car manufactures will be there to bring you the very latest news, pictures and analysis from one of the most important motor shows of the year.
With new model launches expected from the likes of Audi, BMW, Ferrari, Jaguar, Infiniti, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche, the Frankfurt show is already shaping up to be full of exciting new metal. Take a look at the key cars coming to Frankfurt in our guide below.
Frankfurt motor show 2015 – the key cars
Alfa Romeo Giulia – Alfa’s crucial BMW 3 Series rival was unveiled in Milan last month. It is powered by a Ferrari-developed V6 engine in its sportiest form.
Audi A4 – The fifth-generation A4 goes on sale in the UK this November, with new engines and evolutionary styling.
Bentley Bentayga – After months of spy shots, Bentley is likely to finally pull the wraps off its £130,000 luxury SUV in Frankfurt.
BMW 7 Series – BMW’s range-topper will go on sale in October and features a heavily reworked and lightweight chassis. A plug-in hybrid variant is scheduled for 2016.
BMW X1 – Second-generation compact SUV will be offered in both front and four-wheel drive forms for the first time. It goes on sale in the UK this autumn.
Ferrari 488 GTS Spider – Rumours are circulating that Ferrari will unveil its open-topped variant of the 660bhp 488 GTB at September’s show.
Infiniti Q30 – Infiniti’s Volkswagen Golf rival was first revealed in concept form in Frankfurt in 2013. It will go on sale at the end of this year.
Jaguar F-Pace – We’ve caught glimpses of Jaguar’s SUV in its role as Team Sky’s support car, but Frankfurt will mark its official public debut.
Kia Cee’d facelift – Set to go on sale in the UK this October, Kia’s facelifted hatchback features a more economical range of engines.
Kia Sportage – Next-generation Sportage is moving upmarket in a bid to take on Nissan’s Qashqai. It features styling inspired by the KX3 concept car.
Lamborghini Huracán Spider – With an open-topped version of the Huracán due to arrive this year, Frankfurt would mark a likely debut for the Huracán Spider.
Lotus 3-Eleven – Lotus’s 450bhp sports car was unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed and costs from £82,000.
Maserati Levante – Maserati’s first SUV model is due to go on sale at the end of this year, with right-hand-drive versions arriving early next year.
Mini Clubman – Mini’s family-size model has grown again. It goes on sale later this year for a starting price of £19,995.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupé – Mercedes has already confirmed that its three-door variant of the latest C-Class will make its debut in Frankfurt before going on sale at the end of the year.
Mercedes-Benz GLC – The successor to the GLK SUV, Mercedes’ GLC will do battle with the Audi Q5 and BMW X3 when it goes on sale this autumn.
Peugeot 308 R Hybrid – With PSA boss Carlos Tavares spotted testing the 493bhp hybrid, it’s likely that a production variant of the 308 R Hybrid concept is coming.
Porsche 911 facelift – A minor facelift is planned for Porsche’s 911 range, including styling changes and a new four-cylinder engine range.
Renault Mégane – Renault’s crucial mass-market hatchback has been spotted testing, revealing that the third-generation Mégane will take on a sportier stance.
Smart Fortwo Cabriolet – Due to launch in the third quarter of this year, Smart’s new open-top Fortwo comes with a folding fabric roof.
Vauxhall Astra – Vauxhall’s new Astra will go on sale soon after its Frankfurt debut, with prices starting from £15,295.
Volkswagen Tiguan concept – VW’s second-generation Tiguan SUV will be previewed by a thinly disguised concept car in Frankfurt.