Some intriguing, innovative and inspired cars were unveiled at this week's Frankfurt motor show
16 September 2011

Some intriguing, innovative and inspired cars were unveiled at this week's Frankfurt motor show – as well as some of the weirdest automotive creations ever seen.

Here is autocar.co.uk's pick of the oddball machinery on display. Are these ten cars fantastic or folly? Let us know your views.

1 – Rimac Concept One

Croatian manufacturer Rimac Automobili has produced an 190mph electric super car called the Rimac Concept One, which was on display for the first time at Frankfurt motor show.Rimac Concept One

2 – Chang'an Sense concept

Chinese car maker Chang'an showed off four models at this year's Frankfurt motor show, including the sleek-looking Sense saloon.Chang'an Sense concept

3 – Citroën Tubik concept

Citroën unveiled aradical new MPV concept, the Tubik, at the Frankfurt motor show, where it received a very positive response.Citroën Tubik

4 – Yo-Auto Yo-emission

Yo-Auto had some wild cars on display, including this hybrid crossover concept, which will go on sale as a production car in 2013.Yo-Auto Yo-emission

5 – VW Up concepts

The global premiere of the new Volkswagen Up was accompanied by a six-strong range of Up-based concepts, including a GT version.VW Up concepts

6 – Artega SE

German manufacturer Artega displayed a 126mph electric version of its mid-engined sports car, the Artega SE.Artega SE

7 – Eterniti Hemera

New British car company Eterniti Motors showed off its first model, the Hemera, which is based around Porsche Cayenne underpinnings.Eterniti Hemera

8 – Chevrolet Miray concept

The Chevrolet Miray is an open-top sports car with heavily sculpted carbonfibre bodywork. Frankfurt marked the first time the car had been officially seen in Europe.Chevrolet Miray

9 – Bugatti L'or Blanc

Bugatti revealed its latest special edition - the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport - at the show. The one-off Bugatti L’Or Blanc model is clad with porcelain. Bugatti L'or Blanc

10 – Vauxhall RAK e concept

Vauxhall's RAK e electric tandem two-seater was well received. According to Vauxhall-Opel boss Nick Reilly, the machine 'is a very serious concept'.Vauxhall RAK e

 

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