2013 Frankfurt Motor Show Photo Highlights

EngageSportMode couldn’t be at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show but, fortunately, it knows some people who are. So with the press days now out of the way, what are some of the highlights from the 2013 Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung? Below are some of the stand out new cars announced at this year’s show. Some are purely…

Car of the Year: ESM is ahead of the curve

Today the seven cars nominated for the 2012 Car of the Year award were unveiled.To summarise the choices are: – Chevrolet Volt (hybrid schmybrid), – Citroen DS5 (seriously?!), – Fiat Panda (hurrah!), – Ford Focus (yawn….snore), – Toyota Yaris (………………), – Volkswagen Up! (an ESM favourite), And, finally, what’s this at number seven? Could it…

Only in France…

…would they eat snails. There’s probably actually other countries that hold escargot in such high regard, but for the purposes of this blog it’s all about the French. This week the back windscreen on my girlfriend’s Citroen C2 shattered for no apparent reason. Perhaps she slammed it too hard, perhaps the ice cracked it, perhaps…