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In Pictures: Cars, concepts and more at the Frankfurt auto show

Electric concepts abound at the big German auto show that starts this week

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Audi A2 Concept car

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Bugatti Veyron L'Or Blanc at the 2011 Frankfurt auto show. The one-off "white gold" Grand Sport vehicle is being built in co-operation with Germany's Konigliche Porzellan-Manufaktur, a centuries-old porcelain producer based in Berlin and will cost about $2.2-million.

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The inner wheel hub, made from porcelain, of a Bugatti Veyron L'Or Blanc is seen at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, September 13, 2011. The one-off "white gold" Grand Sport vehicle is being built in co-operation with Germany's Konigliche Porzellan-Manufaktur, a centuries-old porcelain producer based in Berlin.

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Lamborghini Gallardo at the 2011 Frankfurt auto show

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Smart 'electric drive' at the 64th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany.

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A concept version of Land Rover's defender is seen at the Jaguar-Land Rover exhibition booth during the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, September 13, 2011.

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Alfa Romeo C4 concept car

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Audi urban concept car is displayed at the Frankfurt auto show, 2011.

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BMW i3 Concept car

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BMW i8 Concept car

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Citroen Tubik concept car

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The Ferrari 458 spider

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Fiat 500 special Gucci edition

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Models pose at the Fiat exhibition booth in front of a Fiat 500 special Gucci edition during the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, September 13, 2011.

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German Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel poses next to the new Infiniti FX Sebastian Vettel Edition

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The new Fiat Panda is unveiled during the press day at the 64th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Sept.13, 2011.

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Fiat Panda

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Mercedes Benz SLS 55 AMG

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Ford Evos concept car at the 64th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Sept.13,2011.

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Jaguar C-X 16

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Lamborghini Aventator LP 700-4

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Musicians play during the presentation of Mercedes-Benz at the 64th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Sept.13, 2011.

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Peugeot HX1

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Porsche 911 Carrera

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Renault "R-Space" concept car

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Renault Twingo is displayed at the French car maker's stand at the Frankfurt auto show, 2011.

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British actor Rowan Atkinson poses next to a Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, September 13, 2011.

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Smart concept car "forvision" by German car maker Daimler AG.

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Toyota FT-86 II concept car

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The new VW Volkswagen "Up!" city car

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The Volvo You concept car is presented at the 64th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Sept.13,2011.

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Mercedes-Benz F125 concept car

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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell car is seen at the press day of the 64th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Sept.13,2011.

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One visitor at the 2011 Frankfurt auto show is clearly impressed by the view

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