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Frankfurt Special: Big entrance for little wonders

21 Sep, 2005

Supercars and stunning concepts may be the crowd-pleasers at Frankfurt, but the most exciting sight for many potential buyers was the huge number of new superminis on display.

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Frankfurt Special: Mr MINI and his great estate

21 Sep, 2005

Who would have thought an estate car could be the star of the world's biggest motor show? But then it's not every day that MINI relaunches the Traveller. Creating a successor to the famous model is no easy task.

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Tin-tops hit the high street

21 Sep, 2005

They're so close to the action, they can see the whites of the driver's eyes! This is street racing with a difference, because the modified cars screaming around town don't belong to boy racers, but to professionals.

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SUV pair are going green

21 Sep, 2005

Two big-name car makers were flying 'hy' at the Frankfurt Motor Show, as Audi and Porsche announced a joint venture to build hybrid engines.

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Matt's the way for BMW Z4 Coupe

21 Sep, 2005

If you can't remember the last time you polished your car, BMW's Z4 Coupé is for you. Its matt silver paintwork was the talk of the Frankfurt Motor Show!

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Yeti ready to go on rampage

20 Sep, 2005

It's the Yeti yet again... and the big news is Skoda has finally confirmed that it will build this daring compact SUV.

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From top to bottom for roof firm

20 Sep, 2005

A component firm best known for its folding-metal car- roof technology has unveiled its first concept seat.

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Lambo Gallardo raises roof

20 Sep, 2005

There aren't many convertibles that hit 191mph with the roof down, but here's one - Lamborghini's new Gallardo Spyder.

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Snaps

20 Sep, 2005

Peugeot 807 people carrier gets minor cabin trim changes plus new engine. The 2.0-litre 140bhp petrol motor from firm's recently facelifted 307 going in MPV for first time. On sale October.