Well, we’ve walked our feet off here at the Frankfurt Motor Show and found the latest and greatest debuts from around the world. Mixed in amongst all the production vehicles and cool cars we definitely won’t get in the States are concept cars that run the gamut from radical off roaders to sleek EVs. Here are four of our favorites, plus one bonus whack-a-doo monster SUV. Now playing: Watch this: The best concept cars from the Frankfurt Motor Show 2:12 Audi AI:Trail Quattro Concept If you’re looking for an autonomous, electric, off-road vehicle, this concept is for you. Audi claims that the glass-enclosed pod can go from 250 to 310 miles on a single charge, but rough surfaces would likely bring that down to somewhere near 150 miles of range. The company doesn’t give any word on horsepower, but the concept puts out 740 pound-feet of torque, for all the low-end grunt you need while climbing over obstacles. Drivers would use an app on their phone for the gauge cluster and, get this, it has drones for lights. There are “five rootless, triangular, electrically operated drones with integrated matrix LED elements.” The drones can also provide a video feed back to the cabin, because of course they can. BMW Concept 4 If you can get past the extra-large kidney grille on the BMW Concept 4, you’re rewarded with a beautiful coupe the previews both the next 4 Series and the electric i4. Small sleek headlamps flank a finely sculpted hood,… [Read full story]
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