The future of the auto show may be in flux, but there were plenty of cool production and concept vehicles worth covering this year in Frankfurt. Autonomy and electrification were major themes of the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, but so were driving enjoyment and performance. It's an exciting and transformative time for auto enthusiasts the world over, and we look forward to covering all the news that's fit to print.

ACEO Tobias Moers doesn't see an advantage to the Huracan Performante's side-to-side system.

And that's not all we learned from Moers.

It's partnering on "new mobility world" projects in Munich and Berlin

It's partnering on "new mobility world" projects in Munich and Berlin

We pick our favorite vehicle debuts from the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. An electric car, a hot hatchback, a wagon, an SUV, and a hypercar all make the list.

There's more than just new cars in Frankfurt.

We highlight seven of the coolest classic cars at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. They range from a humble Ford hatchback to a Porsche race car.

Emphasis on the word "claims."

The company plans to offer it for sale in two years.

Plus: Analyzing the BMW and Audi concepts and the Mercedes-AMG Project One.

Automakers find themselves at the intersection of disruption and opportunity.

"We need to provide a sensible transition period that doesn't give unwanted gifts to our Chinese friends"

"We need to provide a sensible transition period that doesn't give unwanted gifts to our Chinese friends."

The Formula E champion says he’ll continue to race

Di Grassi wants to elevate the status of the driverless racing series.

It also announced the Launch Edition Coupe.

Thunder Power gave updates about its electric Sedan and Launch Edition Coupe before revealing its SUV.

Honda is on the right track

This design is such a success because it lets the little Honda stand out from the EV pack.

Apparently the feel of hydraulic steering isn't that important now

The change applies to Ghibli, Quattroporte and Levante.

It's not the Comey Memos, but it is a record of how we hash out story ideas

It's smaller than the Honda Fit, but it's generating big controversy in our office.

It could be anything. Virtually nothing about it evokes a century's worth of heritage.

Remove the badges, and it could be anything.

It knows how you feel

It knows how you feel and what you want.

Front and rear have been updated, as is the interior

The B-pillar is gone.

And its design evokes primal forces of nature

Design evokes the fiery forces of nature.

This is a factory-backed effort.

We now have an even better glimpse of the upcoming BMW 8 Series.

A production version probably won't be quite so opulent

Which scent do you prefer? Leather? Garage? Racing fuel?

At least, there aren't official plans.

We suspect it may come here eventually.

Hilux has been on hiatus in its homeland for 13 years

The Hilux has been absent from Japan for 13 years.

It reveals sports version of the SUV and a Formula E support series for it

It's a biturbo V6 quattro wagon in electric blue. Is this 1999?

It's even lighter and more fuel efficient.

Car can display messages for other drivers — well, that should be fun

The front end displays messages for other drivers. That should be fun.

The 2021 i5 should look something like this.

At Frankfurt, BMW offers a look into its mid-size future.

Race on Sunday, sell 275 on Monday

We highlight all the features, design cues, and technology that the AMG Project One shares with the Mercedes W08 EQ Power+ Formula 1 race car.

Adding more power to more power.

0-60 mph comes in under four seconds.

The supercharged off-roader is on display at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

It features a supercharged V8 and a whole host of off-road features.

SUV brings the “other” zero-emission tech to market.

The long-awaited followup to the 2010 B-Class fuel cell.

Mercedes unveils the Concept EQA at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, an electric compact with a range of up to 400 km depending on modular battery size.

It's strange to have a performance Audi without quattro.

This is now quite close to the Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2.

Forget the steering wheel, pedals, and safety equipment.

If you're ready to relinquish control of your car, click here.

Essentially, this is a wingless GT3.

You still get the 4.0-liter flat-six and a six-speed manual.

Volkswagen shows off the 2018 Polo GTI at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.

Traffic Jam Assist takes over in pesky stop-and-go

Volkswagen shows off the new Golf Sportsvan at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.

EV said to be one of four electric BMWs at the show, would launch in 2021

It could have a range of up to 435 miles.

It previews the production version coming in 2018

How do you like that big grille?

Sketch shows shape of the electric hatchback

It looks sporty and minimalist.

It previews the future European Cee'd lineup

We would love it here in the States.

The opinions are ... mixed at best

Tell us what you think.

Pay attention: The Crozz is the first VW I.D. electric we'll get in the U.S.

The production Crozz will be released in 2020 or 2021.

It takes fender flares to a new level

No word on production, but we wouldn't rule it out.

Rocket's a good name for it, because its numbers are astronomical.

Rocket's a good name for it, because its numbers are astronomical.

The F1-inspired hypercar will be revealed at Frankfurt

This is our first look at the body.

Honda is serious about electrification

Expect to see the CR-V Hybrid come to America.

This concept is meant to be shared.

Think electric, autonomous and connected.

An intriguing mix of cutting-edge technology and old-world luxury.

Longer, lower and wider with a turbo V8.

Think of this as a smaller, more affordable 812 Superfast.

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