Frankfurt Motor Show 2015: A Recap for Students Enrolled in Auto Schools
September 30, 2015
The Frankfurt Motor Show is one of the largest and most popular auto shows in the world. Car-lovers know that the event is held in Germany every other autumn, as it alternates with the Paris Motor Show.
Earlier this month, premium automakers from around the globe travelled to Frankfurt in order to showcase everything from their revamped models, to their eye-catching supercars and outrageous new concepts.
If you’re planning to pursue an automotive career, read on to learn more about some of the highlights from this year’s show.
An Insider Look at the Auto Mechanics of Audi’s All-New S4
The Audi S4 is a favorite among automotive professionals and car enthusiasts alike. The German automaker unveiled its 2017 model at Frankfurt and it is nothing short of impressive. The S4 features a brand-new engine—a 3.0-litre V6 that’s capable of producing 354 horsepower—which takes the sedan from 0-60mph (0-97km/h) in under 5 seconds.
For its new S4 model, Audi decided to move away from its supercharger engine and instead went with a turbocharged direct-injection engine. The automaker claims that the new engine will provide much better fuel-efficiency, getting close to 8.8 L/100km—auto mechanics can agree that this range is quite impressive. The new Audi S4 will hit markets in 2017.
Take a look at the all-new Audi S4 here:
Pros in Auto Careers Know Alfa Romeo’s Giulia is the First in a New Lineup
The Alfa Romeo Giulia sedan is powered by a 3.0-litre V6 turbo that can get from 0 to 97 km/h in only 3.9 seconds. In addition, the car can brake from 100 km/h to a standstill in less than 32 meters. The Alpha Romeo Giulia is very fast, boasting a maximum speed of 307 km/h. The top-spec model is named the Quadrifoglio and will have a 500 horsepower output.
Alfa Romeo is hoping its new sedan will compete with some of its popular German rivals, such as BMW’s M3. The Giulia is expected to enter the market sometime in 2016. Students enrolled in auto schools might be pleased to learn that the Giulia is the first in a lineup of eight new Alpha Romeo vehicles, which are all expected to launch between 2016 and 2018.
See the Giulia in Frankfurt here:
2017 Jaguar F-Pace: Various Automotive Engine Types Available
The British automaker unveiled its sporty new SUV at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, and its luxury and style definitely turned a lot of heads. This high-end SUV was designed for on-road driving (as opposed to off-road driving) however, it still comes equipped with Land Rover’s Terrain Response technology—which can detect the type of surface the vehicle is driving on and adjust the stability control accordingly.
The F-Pace is available with a variety of engine options. These include; a 178hp 2.0-litre diesel engine, an automatic 237hp 2.0-litre petrol engine; an automatic 296hp 3.0-litre diesel engine; and a 335hp or 375hp gas-powered V6.
Get a glimpse of the 2017 Jaguar F-Pace here:
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