BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show

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BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show

From 12 to 22 September 2013 in Frankfurt kicked off the 65th International Motor Show. A couple of days earlier – September 10 and 11 show opened its doors for the press.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
1. Contrary to the predictions of all the sites “weather” that promised rain – Frankfurt greeted us with a warm sun and wind.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
2. On arrival we stayed in an amazing location – Frankfurt Square Airport. A marvel of modern engineering.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
3. The construction of 660 meters long and 65 wide, 9 floors, was built from 2006 to 2011 directly to the existing railway station. The powerful combination of steel, glass and concrete – it is one of the symbols of modern Frankfurt.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
4. Auto Show takes place in a huge exhibition center Messe Frankfurt – it is the largest exhibition center, which is among the top three in the world. It consists of 10 large pavilions, as well as building a skyscraper-modern complex and Messeturm Forum. Square, which hosts exhibitions, is 578,000 square meters.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
5. First we went on a tour of the company booth BMW. The friendly girl at the entrance gave us a special “ausvays” – document entitling to go to the territory of the complex.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
6. September 12th through these checkpoints will be thousands of visitors.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
7. We went up to the top floor of the pavilion 11, from which opened an interesting view on the morning city.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show


8. The presentation of the BMW began in the morning.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
9. Having taken place in the hall, we have witnessed an incredible and well-prepared show. Lights, music, cars, lasers, quadrocopter – stunningly beautiful and magical.

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BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
10. Gradually, the car behind the car, scene by scene, view the submission – we are “acquainted” with the full range of BMW.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
11. By the way, all controlled by a show like these consoles by several operators. It is very difficult, but interesting work.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
12. Clippers MINI – a brand that was revived and is growing by the company BMW.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
13. Series M – machines that develops a subsidiary of BMW – BMW M GmbH (also known as M-Technik or just «M» (from Motors). Was established in May 1972 to support the racing program BMW, which in the 1960s and 1970s th year was very successful.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
14. And this – the new BMW X5 eDrive with electric motor!

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
15. Subject electric – one of the main companies in the BMW. Series BMW i3 – the representatives of the new design direction of the company, aimed at saving energy and saving the environment.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
16. The long-awaited premiere – a serial electric supercar BMW i8.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
17. Beauty and aggression. By the way, the headlamps – “laser”.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
18. And under the hood – 362-hp powerplant, which allows you to accelerate the car “to a hundred” in just 4.4 seconds.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
19. Power reserve BMW i8 is 500 kilometers.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
20. After the show, we moved to the BMW stand

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
21.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
22. The first thing that you notice it – BMW i3. On this machine is worth discussing in more detail. BMW i3 – the quintessence of the concept of eco-friendly brand.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
23. Thanks to this composition shows the internal structure of the car – note that the electric vehicle chassis is made of aluminum and carbon-fiber cabin.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
24. Another interesting fact – the Leipzig plant, which collects i3, receives electricity from wind turbines. The plant itself uses to run on 50% less energy than the average production of BMW.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
25. As representatives of the company – in this machine uses all known technologies of energy efficiency and energy conservation.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
26. And BMW i3 is revolutionary not only the engine but also the interior. Many elements of decoration – the “friendly to the environment,” and partly of recycled materials.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
27. Devices and a central display as it flew over the driver. In i3 has an integrated SIM-card, USB and Bluetooth system and BMW ConnectedDrive.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
28. Under the hood – a tool box and charging. The electric motor of 170 hp set back. The maximum speed is limited to 150 km / h (power saving).

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
29. Along the entire BMW stand held a special track, which you can try out the new product. And we rolled:
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During the trip, the car is surprisingly quiet.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
30. Another new product on the stand: BMW Active Tourer Outdoor.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
31. The model is designed for people who love outdoor activities. Hatchback equipped with a special attachment for the two bikes. A very interesting machine. In looking forward to the production version.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
32. After studying Active Tourer we went on to study stand. As without motorcycles BMW?

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
33. Brand new X5.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
34. Elegant and dynamic sixth series.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
35. Bimbo “chetverochka.”

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
36. And its a sports version.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
37. Look inside this handsome.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
38. The third series

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
39.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
40. For fans of the brand – gifts with company logo BMW.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
41. And a bicycle with an electric motor that draws attention to the brand and of the lovers of cycling trips.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
42. A little later, we were able to talk with Karim Habib, chief designer of BMW, maker of the latest generation 7 Series. He spoke about the great work being done by the designers of the brand on each element of the machine and revealed the secret of his favorite design element BMW – it turned out the taillights of the new X5. But to name a specific “pet” among cars in general Karim could not – all the machines for him as children. He now drives a Coupe 4-series.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
43. After the BMW stand we went to the side of the MINI, which was decorated in their trademark style NOTNORMAL.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
44.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
45. Individual car – this is one of the foundations of MINI. Note the variety of items that you can use to create your own MINI.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
46.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
47. Anders Warming, chief designer of MINI, told us about the ideas and traditions that underlie the design of this brand. This is the first MINI to get 3 basic elements of design – the “body” of the car, windows and roof! The roof of a MINI – a full member of the appearance, as well as others.

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BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
48. Thanking Anders for a great story, we went to the booth Rolls-Royce – a brand that has got to BMW in 1998.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
49. Should I say something about this brand? Luxury and expensive cars.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
50. By the way, in 2011 set a record for sales in history – 3538 cars.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
51. Another interesting detail – the steering wheel of the Rolls-Royce is very thin. A tradition.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
52. BMW booth was one of the most interesting and very informative.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
53. After the dealership we got a pleasant surprise – a trip on the sixth series of cars: BMW 6 coupe, convertible and coupe grand.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
54. Although it is not summer weather, we could not help lay the roof convertible.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
55.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
56. Journey through the German Autobahn – that is the real treat for lovers of quality, manageability and speed of BMW.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
57. Interesting and beautiful places we have met along the way.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
58. Can you guess the speed with which we race on the roads of Germany?

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
59.

BMW at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show
60. Thank you for the wonderful hospitality of the city Frankfurt, thank you, BMW for a great tour of the world of cars and car of the future!





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