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 |  Sep 15 2013, 8:10 PM

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Enjoy the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show without the sore feet. The AutoGuide crew brings you 19 videos highlighting all the the major world premieres, concept cars and plenty of awesome German hardware.

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 |  Sep 15 2013, 12:01 PM

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The 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show kicked off earlier this week, and AutoGuide was there reporting live with all the world’s hottest new debuts. Our most watched videos of the week are a good indication of what was catching everyone’s attention in Frankfurt, starting with the Ferrari 458 Speciale. Then of course, there was the production BMW i8 sports car and Jaguar‘s new C-X17 concept.

Watch our most popular videos of the week below.

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 |  Sep 13 2013, 9:01 AM

Top 10 Cars of the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show


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Geographically speaking, the Frankfurt Motor Show is one of the biggest auto shows in the world. Aside from being a venue to wear holes through countless pairs of sweaty dress socks, it’s a place where a venerable collection of sheet metal is sure to arrive every two years.

If the 2013 show proves anything, it’s that auto manufacturers are almost unanimously in love with two things: concept cars and hybrid drivetrains. Years ago, that idea would have been more depressing than drinking cheap drip coffee in Seattle.

Thankfully, hybrid drivetrains are much more than a way to save on gas these days. They’re quickly being adapted to performance applications; sometimes with blistering results. Click through AutoGuide.com’s top 10 cars of the show to see.

 |  Sep 12 2013, 8:31 AM

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Going on sale at the end of the month, Porsche brought its 2014 911 Turbo S to this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show.

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 |  Sep 12 2013, 8:01 AM

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Debuting at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, did Audi get a hit or a miss with its Nanuk Quattro Concept?

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 |  Sep 12 2013, 7:29 AM

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After several years of rolling our impressive, but hardly sexy, new safety technology, Volvo is looking to change its perception.

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 |  Sep 11 2013, 8:07 PM

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The 2014 Range Rover Evoque, which will be on sale by the end of the year, is showing off its styling tweaks and nine-speed automatic transmission at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show.

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 |  Sep 11 2013, 5:13 PM

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Land Rover has introduced its first hybrid Range Rover model this week at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show.

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 |  Sep 11 2013, 11:31 AM

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The CLA might just be the hottest new luxury car on the market and what better way to build the machine’s prestige than by taking it racing.

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 |  Sep 11 2013, 11:24 AM

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Chevrolet’s auto show debut schedule must be getting busy because the brand chose Frankfurt to debut the convertible version of its refreshed Camaro.

The drop-top version of Chevy’s roaring muscle car wears the same thinner-looking headlights, revised rear lamps and vented hood as the refreshed car first shown in New York earlier this year. Of course, the car also gets an updated version of Chevrolet’s MyLink infotainment system.

As a mid-cycle refresh, there aren’t any notable mechanical changes to discuss. The car still comes with a 6.2-liter V8. Sprinting from zero to 60 mph in the convertible takes 5.4 seconds according to Chevrolet — that’s 0.2 seconds slower than the coupe.

GALLERY: 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

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 |  Sep 11 2013, 11:07 AM

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There wouldn’t be much for Buick to sell it if wasn’t for General Motors’ German subsidiary, Opel.

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 |  Sep 11 2013, 10:15 AM

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Premium automakers typically offer customers a wider array of choice than purveyors of, say, entry-level commercial vans. Stepping things up, Aston Martin allows its buyers to uniquely customize their vehicles via the new Q program.

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 |  Sep 11 2013, 10:01 AM

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Can a Yaris be fast? Can a Yaris be fun? Toyota seems to think it can, and they’re making a compelling argument with the debut of the Yaris Hybrid R Concept this week at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

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 |  Sep 11 2013, 9:35 AM

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The folks at Daimler’s smart division revealed a new concept car at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Supposedly their forjoy design study is a forerunner to a next-generation car.

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 |  Sep 11 2013, 9:15 AM

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Bentley unveiled an updated version of its Continental GT V8 at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

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 |  Sep 11 2013, 8:44 AM

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Lamborghini continues to milk its Gallardo model releasing yet another special edition version of the car this week at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

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 |  Sep 11 2013, 4:38 AM

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Making its global debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, the BMW X5 eDrive concept boasts an estimated 74.3 mpg rating on the European test cycle.

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 |  Sep 11 2013, 3:27 AM

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Roughly a decade after making its initial sales debut, the Lamborghini Gallardo still snags envious stares. Naturally, another special edition is in order.

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 |  Sep 11 2013, 3:11 AM

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How do you make a boring economy car exciting? Well, most automakers simply tack a letter “R” on the rear and call it a day. Fortunately the latest Toyota Yaris concept has far more substance than just a name badge.

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 |  Sep 10 2013, 12:47 PM

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Ferrari wants you to understand that its hardcore version of the 458 is, well, Speciale.

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 |  Sep 10 2013, 11:31 AM

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Sharing a platform with another Frankfurt Motor Show debut, the Mercedes GLA is a tri-pointed star away from being a near knock-off of the Infiniti Q30 concept.

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 |  Sep 10 2013, 10:05 AM

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The all-new 2014 Nissan Rogue has just been revealed at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show.

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 |  Sep 10 2013, 10:01 AM

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What’s bright yellow and can haul a lot of ass? Why it’s the Audi Sport Quattro Concept.

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 |  Sep 10 2013, 9:31 AM

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Raising the bar for compact performance once again, Volkswagen has unveiled its hottest hatch yet: the 2015 Golf R.

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