Hyundai debuts its second gen of the i30 hatchback at the 64th International Auto Show in Frankfurt, which targets the popular Euro C-segment among which rivals are the Opel/Vauxhall Astra, VW Golf and Citroen C4.
This compact car model will be on sale next spring with an option of 1.4-litre and 1.6-litre engines in both gasoline and diesel.
The Hyundai booth also showcases the rest of the South Korean automaker's range including the new mid-size i40 sedan and station wagon models, and the Veloster sport hatch.
Hyundai's Veloster on show is a special edition featuring a matte gunmetal paint job with barcode-like graphics reading "2011091325" and carbon fiber trim on the front grille and spoilers, rear diffuser, mirror caps and side protection strips.
Nissan have given the world some dependable, reliable cars. But, they have also given us some fantastic monsters too. Skyline, anyone? But, the Geneva Car Show has been full of surprises this year. No more so than the release of the Nissan Sway. Nissan has always been well known for coming up with versatile, affordable yet good looking hatchbacks. But, the concept of the Sway was launched yesterday at the show. It certainly held a lot of sway with motor lovers at the convention. Read more
Brabus tuned a powerful Mercedes-Benz S65 dubbed the Rocket 900, fitting it with a 6.3 liter displacement 12-cylinder engine, enhanced fitted turbochargers and a new exhaust system to create 900hp and 1,500 Nm of torque. Read more
Volkswagen's latest Sport rendition to the Coupé Concept GTE will boast an advanced plug-in hybrid system connecting a 3.0 liter turbocharged V6 engine with a pair of electric motors and a six-speed dual clutch transmission. It will produce a combined output of 374hp and 369 pound-feet of torque and has a top speed of 155mph. Read more