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2017 Frankfurt Motor Show Preview: A-Z of All the New Cars

The Frankfurt motor show is the largest car show of 2017 – and the queue of new cars is slowly building over the summer. Which is why we’re rounding up all the new metal, world debuts and launches from Germany in our handy one-stop shop for the Frankfurt auto show.

Hosted at the Frankfurt Messe in the heart of the city, the Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (or IAA) is open to the public from 16-24 September 2017, with two press days on 12-13 September followed by a couple of trade days on 14-15 September.

Flick through the photo gallery above and read on for our preview of what’s at the 67th Frankfurt auto show in our A-Z listing below.

Be sure to come back regularly between now and September, as we’ll be adding new cars daily. There’ll be dozens more world debuts to list in the weeks ahead – so stay tuned to our Frankfurt preview to keep up.

Every new car revealed at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show: an A-Z preview guide

1

ALFA ROMEO
Not at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show

AUDI
A8
Meet the new techfest Audi A8 – the world’s first Level 3 autonomous driving car
RS5 Cabriolet Soft-top version of the Audi Sport-ified coupe expected at Frankfurt

BMW
M5
OTT performance job for new 5-series due at home show
6-series GT
The blobby Fiver becomes a Six
X3 It’s a busy show for BMW: midi-SUV bows in at Frankfurt too
i8 Roadster Soft-top range-topper due at the IAA; see the video teaser here

DS
No DS presence at the big German show this autumn

2

FIAT
It’s a no grazie from Turin when asked if they’d like to attend the Frankfurt show this year

FORD
Attendance confirmed – and there will be ‘several’ product announcements, tbc

HONDA
CR-V New British-built SUV due to bow in at September show

HYUNDAI
i30 N
Fancy that! The Koreans build a 271bhp hot hatch to bother a VW Golf R
i30 Fastback
Budget Audi A3 Saloon, as i30 hatch becomes swoopier

INFINITI
Infiniti is not due to attend the Frankfurt motor show in 2017

JAGUAR
E-Pace (above)
Motor show premiere for Jag’s new compact crossover after London debut in July

3

JEEP
No rugged Jeep stand due at the Frankfurt Messe this year

KIA
Stonic
New, distinctive-looking midi crossover to supercharge Koreans’ SUV aspirations

MERCEDES-BENZ
AMG Project One hypercar (below)
A major launch chez AMG, as it shows the world its answer to Chiron

MITSUBISHI
The Japanese are swerving the IAA 2017

MORGAN
‘We won’t be at Frankfurt; Geneva is our only European factory show of the year’

NISSAN
DNS: not on the attendance list

PEUGEOT
Absent from 2017 Frankfurt motor show

PORSCHE
911 Speedster
Rumoured debut for chop-top nine-eleven at the IAA this autumn

RENAULT
Megane RS hot hatch New turbocharged GTI botherer is due to bow in at the Messe

4

SEAT
Arona (above) New Ibiza dons pair of stilts, squares up to Nissan Qashqai

SUZUKI
Swift Sport Pocket rocket Swift roars in with BoosterJet turbo power tipped

VAUXHALL
Insignia GSi Go-faster version of new Insignia Grand Sport arrives at autumn show

VOLKSWAGEN
Polo (below)
It’s more of a mini-me Golf than ever before: new 2018 Polo a major launch at Frankfurt
T-Roc A baby crossover to slot beneath the Tiguan – another expected debut at the IAA

VOLVO
Not attending the show in 2017

Quite a few no-shows, then. But this list will swell considerably in the weeks ahead. We’ll be adding new cars to our Frankfurt motor show preview guide regularly, so come back for more updates soon.