All car makers want to impress on the upcoming Frankfurt motor show.
High-priced brands are looking to expand their model range and find ways to tap the lucrative end of the market. In such a way it is interesting to follow what Lamborghini or Lexus prepared for such an occasion.
Lamborghini will concentrate on open-tops. It will be all about an open-sky policy at Lamborghini as the German-owned Italian supercar maker launches not one but two mid-engined drop tops. The wild Aventador Roadster SV we already know about, but we’ll have to wait until show-time to see the convertible Huracan. Expect it to be gorgeous, though and expect also to see something of the new Urus 4x4, which shares a chassis with the Bentley Bentayga.
Lexus will be bringing along the critical new RX crossover – the hybrid 4x4 has long been one of the best-selling cars the Japanese luxury firm has ever made, and this new model will be crucial to underscore its success against the likes of the BMW X5 and Audi Q7. We may also get to see our first sight of the all-important seven-seat version of the RX, something Lexus’ US dealers are screaming for and which would go down well in Europe too. We’ll also get to see a facelifted GS saloon and Sport versions of the IS and CT.