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Frankfurt Special: VW nets a Hattrick

21 Sep, 2005

Two motor show stands featured versions of the Touareg - but only one of them was VW's. The firm unveiled a special edition, called the Kong, as part of a tie-up with forthcoming movie King Kong.

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Frankfurt Special: Toyota scores with 4...

21 Sep, 2005

Superminis weren't the only new cars creating a stir at the Frankfurt show - there were some impressive SUVs, too. The most important of these was the all-new Toyota RAV4, which goes on sale in March and made its debut in five-door form.

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Peugeot's prize for Moovie star

21 Sep, 2005

One student's dream turned into reality at the Frankfurt show. The Moovie is the work of 23-year-old André Costa of Portugal, who won this year's Peugeot design competition.

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Dodge tells PRs to take a hike

21 Sep, 2005

Getting journalists to listen in press conferences is rarely easy, which could explain a novel approach from Dodge. The American firm sent out its PR staff to wait beside roads leading to the Frankfurt show.

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Frankfurt Special: The best of the rest

21 Sep, 2005

The Chinese are coming! That's the promise from the country's top car makers, many of whom exhibited at Frankfurt for the first time.

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Frankfurt Special: XK or E-Type? You decide!

21 Sep, 2005

It's taken Jaguar nearly half a decade of work and thousands of miles of testing, but the covers are finally off the sensational new XK. Only one other Big Cat coupé has been surrounded by so much hype - the classic 1961 E-Type.

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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.