2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

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IAA 2011: New 2012 BMW 1 Series Public Debut

Another debut today at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show was the newest and second-generation BMW 1 Series. The F20 1 Series hatchback was officially unveiled to the public present in Hall 11. Styling wise, the…

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IAA 2011: BMW i8 Public Debut

BMW i8, “the most progressive sportscar” as the Munich-based automaker labeled it, made its public debut today at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show. According to BMW, the i8 will set a benchmark in the performance…

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IAA 2011: Day 1 Recap

BMWBLOG team walked the floor today at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show and at the end of a long, yet exciting day, we have  a quick report from one of the largest car shows in…

IAA 2011: The New 2012 BMW 1 Series

BMW has covered the new F20 1 series fairly extensively. But BMW is taking the opportunity of the Frankfurt show to put it in front of the public. And the 1ers immediately available are definitely…

IAA 2011: BMW ConnectedDrive

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IAA 2011: ALPINA B6 Bi-Turbo Cabriolet

Today, at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, Buchloe-based automaker ALPINA unveils the new 2012 ALPINA B6 Bi-Turbo Convertible which is based on the new BMW 6 Series Convertible. As expected with all the ALPINA models,…

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IAA 2011: BMW EffecientDynamics and the ‘i’ Sub-brand

BMW’s EffecientDynamics have been a key to the company’s ability to deliver performance with reductions in fuel consumption and vehicle emissions. The Twin Power Turbo gas engines are a significant contributor to that achievement and…

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IAA 2011: The New BMW M5 Presented to the Public

Just when you thought that there was no more hope for companies to build bahn-burners, BMW roars ahead with the new M5. It’s not easy following the phenomenal V10 powered E60 M5, but it appears…

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IAA 2011: BMW X6 M with Performance Parts

A small part of the BMW display in Hall 11 is dedicated to BMW M models. One of the world premieres this year at Frankfurt Auto Show is a BMW X6 M with Performance Parts….

First Look at Hall 11 – BMW at the IAA

Frankfurt am Main, Germany – Die Zeit (The Times) put on a ‘Future Summit’ at the BMW exhibition at the 64th IAA. The purpose was to discuss the future of mobility, but it also gave…