From minis to flagships, makers put on the glitz

September 2001
Automotive News;9/10/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 5947, p20
Trade Publication
Presents the vehicles exhibited during the Frankfurt Motor Show. Introduction of the redesigned 7-series flagship Sedan from BMW; Features of the SL AMG 55 from Mercedes-Benz; Presentation of the Polo from Volkswagen.


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