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Frankfurt Motor Show 2013: Live Coverage

  • Live coverage of the Frankfurt Motor Show 2013
  • Read our A-Z of the big reveals as they happen
  • Keep checking back for updates as the day unfolds

Welcome to our coverage of the Frankfurt IAA – one of the biggest motor shows on earth.

Now in its 66th incarnation, this gargantuan automotive event can trace its roots right back to 1897 and the Hotel Bristol in Berlin. Back then only eight cars were shown, but you can expect rather more from this year’s show.

Some of the most important cars of the year break cover at shows like this, and throughout the day we’ll be bringing you the new metal just as soon as the covers are whipped off.

There are also some seriously interesting concept cars launched, and you can see our picks of the show in our concept car guide.

Keep checking back to this page as the day progresses and manufacturers take their turns to show off their wares.

Our A-Z of the Frankfurt Motor Show:

Aston Martin: V12 Vantage S, Vanquish Volante, technical partnership with Mercedes AMG

Alfa Romeo: 4C

Audi: A8 and S8 facelift, A3 Cabriolet, 600bhp Sport Quattro concept, mid-engined diesel Nanuk Quattro concept

Bentley: Continental GT V8 S coupe and convertible

Bentley: Continental V8 S Coupe and Convertible

BMW: i3, i8, new X5, Concept X5 eDrive, BMW Concept Active Tourer Outdoor

Citroen: Grand C4 Picasso, Cactus concept car, DS3 Cabrio Racing concept, C-Elysee World Touring Car Championship racer

Dacia: Revamped Dacia Duster

Ferrari: 458 Speciale

Ford: S-Max concept, Ford Mondeo versions, electric Focus,Tourneo Courier

Honda: Civic Tourer, 2014 Civic hatchback and Honda NSX Concept II

Hyundai: New Hyundai i10

Infiniti: Q30 concept

Jaguar: C-X17 crossover concept car

Jeep: Wrangler Polar special edition

Kia: New Soul, Optima facelifted, Niro Concept car

Lamborghini: Gallardo Squadra Corse

Land Rover: Range Rover and Range Rover Sport Hybrids, Discovery facelifted, upgraded Range Rover Evoque

Lexus: Cross-over concept, Lexus GS 300h

Mazda: new Mazda 3

Mercedes-Benz: GLA, B-Class XL, S-Class Coupe, S63 AMG, S-Class Plug-in

Nissan: new X-Trail, Friend-Me Concept

Peugeot: New 308 hatchback, 308 R concept car, 3008 and 5008 faclifted, BlueHDi engine range, 208 Hybrid FE concept car

Porsche:  Spyder, 50 years 911 and 911 Turbo

Renault: Megane facelift, Initiale Paris concept

SEAT: Leon ST and EcoMotive

Skoda: Rapid Spaceback, Yeti facelift, Octavia Greenline

Smart: Forjoy concept car 

Subaru: STi concept

Suzuki: iV-R concept

Toyota: Land Cruiser facelift, FCV-R fuel cell concept Yaris Hybrid-R concept car

Vauxhall: Insignia Country Tourer, Monza Concept, Insignia VXR

Volkswagen: Golf Estate Bluemotion, electric e-Up and e-Golf models, Golf R performance car, Caddy BlueMotion van, Golf Sportsvan Concept

Volvo: Concept Coupe show car