New Cars Arriving in 2015 & 2016
According to a leading UK motoring magazine – Autocar, there are a load of the new cars scheduled to arrive in 2015 and 2016. With models including the new Alfa Romeo Giulia, the Bentley Grand Convertible and the all-new Vauxhall Astra launching in the next two years, plus myriad launches from the likes of BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz, there’s truly something for everyone to be excited about. Here’s Autocar’s round-up of the new cars coming in 2015 and 2016.
4C Spider – Spring 2015
With styling heavily influenced by 2014’s concept car, the 4C Spider will go on sale to mark the brand’s return to the US market.
Giulia – Late 2015
Alfa’s BMW 3-series fighter ushers in a new era for famous Italian firm with new platform, engines, styling and tech.
Nomad – Summer 2015
The Atom’s ‘mucky brother’ will cost around £30,000 and can reach 60mph in 3.4 seconds.
Vantage GT12 – Summer 2015
Though initially called GT3, Aston Martin was forced to change the name of its £250,000 sports car by Porsche.
DB9 – 2016
Aston’s DB9 replacement will get a twin-turbocharged AMG engine and possibly a new name.
RS3 – Summer 2015
The RS3 returns with a potent turbo 2.5 five-pot as Audi’s answer to the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG.
Q7 – August 2015
The Q7 sheds more than 300kg in weight for its second generation, and costs from £50,340.
A4 – Summer 2015
All-new A4 arrives with a lighter weight, economical new engines and lots of new tech as it raises its game against the BMW 3-series.
A6 – 2017
A more stylish look is promised for Audi’s next BMW 5-series competitor, designed under Marc Lichte.
R8 – May 2015
Second-generation supercar goes on sale this summer, with prices starting from £119,500.
Grand Convertible – Late 2015
Azure returns in all but name as a convertible version of the Mulsanne, seen in concept form at the LA motor show 2014.
Bentayga – Early 2016
Expect to see Crewe’s first SUV before the year is out, ahead of 2016 sales. Styling said to be totally overhauled compared with previous concept version.
Sports car – 2016
Expect Bentley’s extreme rear-drive sports car to be more hardcore than 2014’s GT3-R, and cost around £300,000.
3 Series facelift – Summer 2015
Three-cylinder engines will be offered as the headline news in the revised 3-series range.
2 Series Gran Tourer – September 2015
BMW’s first seven-seat MPV arrives in the UK in September.
X1 – Autumn 2015
Compact SUV will swap rear-wheel drive for front-wheel drive in its second generation.
X3 – 2017
Next BMW X3 has already been spotted testing.
7 Series – Late 2015
BMW’s flagship gets a lighter chassis, hi-tech engine derivatives and a plush, tech-rich cabin.
5 Series – 2017
Mercedes-Benz E-Class competitor will get plug-in hybrid powertrains and styling inspired by the larger 7 Series.
M2 – Late 2015
Expect BMW’s junior M car to command a price tag of around £45,000.
Project Pinnacle – Summer 2015
Bristol returns with an all-new model, and new London showroom in 2015. A hit-tech hybrid is also in the works.
CT6 – Early 2016
Mercedes-Benz S-Class rival gets three petrol engines at launch, including a twin-turbocharged V6 with 400bhp.
300 facelift – Summer 2015
Minor styling tweaks for US executive saloon.
C4 facelift – April 2015
Citroën’s Volkswagen Golf rival will get some minor styling and spec updates.
DS4 facelift – spring 2015
Blink-and-you’ll-miss-it revisions also planned for Citroen’s plush high-riding hatch.
SP:01 – Spring 2015
Start-up firm claims its 155mph two-seater will be the world’s fastest electric sports car.
DS5 facelift – June 2015
DS5 – Former Citroën model is now badged solely under the DS brand, and gets new styling, engines and technology.
RP1 – Summer 2015
Britain’s newest sports car maker has created a a lightweight, mid-engined roadster with 500bhp per tonne.
488 GTB – Summer 2015
The Ferrari 488 GTB is the company’s replacement for the 458 Italia and comes with a turbocharged V8.
Compact saloon – Early 2016
Fiat is planning to launch a range of keenly priced compact models, including saloon, SUV and hatchback. Saloon is up first.
124 – Early 2016
Compact Mazda MX-5-based roadster was an Alfa, is now a Fiat.
S-Max – Summer 2015
Second-generation S-Max gets Mondeo-inspired looks and a plush new cabin.
C-Max/Grand C-Max facelift – summer 2015
Ford’s compact five-seat and seven-seat MPVs get styling and spec changes in line with Focus.
Mustang – autumn 2015
Ford’s muscle car is to be sold officially in the UK in right-hand-drive form for the first time.
Fiesta – 2017
Next-generation Fiesta has been spotted testing.
Focus RS – 2016
Third-generation RS will produce more than 316bhp and gets all-wheel drive for the first time.
Ka – Late 2015
A rethink for the Ka city car should see it repositioned as a budget global offering.
Edge – Late 2015
The Edge SUV arrives in the UK and Europe for the first time as part of the One Ford policy.
EcoSport refresh – 2016
Ford has tweaked the EcoSport to make it more Euro-friendly.
Galaxy – Summer 2015
Sister car to the S-Max, the larger seven-seat MPV arrives this summer to fight the likes of the VW Sharan and Seat Alhambra.
GT – 2016
The all-new Ford GT supercar arrives in 2016, powered by a 3.5-litre twin-turbocharged V6 engine developing over 600bhp.
Civic Type R – July 2015
Honda’s 306bhp, front-drive hot hatch sprints from 0-62mph in a claimed 5.7sec and runs to 167mph. Costs from £29,995.
Jazz – Summer 2015
Spacious city car gets more spacious still in all-new form. Greater refinement also promised.
HR-V – Summer 2015
Honda wants a piece of the booming compact SUV segment with its all-new HR-V.
NSX – Late 2015
NSX sports car offers around 550bhp from its hybrid powertrain, which incorporates a V6 engine and three electric motors.
ix20 – Late 2015
We expect the facelifted compact MPV to be at the Frankfurt motor show.
Tucson – September 2015
Hyundai’s ix35 replacement gets the Tucson name.
Santa Fe refresh – Late 2015
Subtle refresh for big SUV will actually make the i10 city car Hyundai’s oldest car by end of 2015.
Genesis – April 2015
Hyundai is bringing its £48,000 S-Class rival to the UK, but doesn’t expect big sales
Q30 – Autumn 2015
Infiniti hopes to step up from a niche player with its Mercedes A-class-based and British-built Q30 hatchback.
QX30 – 2016
QX30 will join the Q30 hatchback in a growing compact SUV line-up from Infiniti.
F-type AWD and manual – Spring 2015
F-type range continues to expand with four-wheel drive and manual gearbox options.
XJ facelift – Spring 2015
Updates to Jaguar’s now six-year-old flagship luxury saloon are expected to focus on the interior.
XE – May 2015
Jaguar’s crucial BMW 3-series rival arrives with hi-tech new chassis, engines and infotainment options.
XF – Summer 2015
Jaguar’s second-generation XF goes on sale in the UK in the autumn. Expect a lightweight aluminium architecture and styling close to that of the XE.
F-Pace – 2016
Jaguar’s first ever SUV will take styling cues from the C-X17 concept, and will be powered by the Ingenium engine range.
Grand Cherokee facelift – Late 2015
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ future product plan has revealed a revised version of the Grand Cherokee is due.
Flying Huntsman – Spring 2015
Land Rover Defender-based sports SUV comes with 6.2-litre V8 engine and up to 450bhp.
Sorento – April 2015
All-new Sorento grows in size, and will be offered in five-seat and seven-seat versions.
Sportage – Early 2016
Kia will be hoping for another design hit with its second-gen Sportage SUV.
Optima – Late summer 2015
Kia will maintain its presence in the shrinking Mondeo-Passat segment with an all-new Optima, which will be offered as a hybrid.
Kia Cee’d – 2017
New version of Kia’s family hatchback will get a new 1.0-litre engine, with a hot GT-badged version to follow.
Agera RS – Late 2015
Hardcore Agera RS supercar gets 1144bhp and just 25 examples will be made.
Regera – Late 2015
The first hybrid created by Koenigsegg is powered by the combination of a V8 engine and three electric motors.
Huracan Spyder – Summer 2015
Still not confirmed, but Lambo’s new sports car is due to lose its roof in an expanded range.
Aventador SV – 2015
Range-topping Aventador SV comes with 740bhp from its V12 engine
Range Rover Sport SVR – Spring 2015
The 542bhp SVR is the fastest and most powerful model in Land Rover’s history, and costs £93,450.
Evoque facelift – Summer 2015
Evoque is getting subtle styling changes and efficient new engines.
Evoque convertible – 2016
The Evoque Convertible will arrive in 2016.
Range Rover SVAutobiography – Summer 2015
At £148,900, the SVAutobiography is the most expensive Range Rover ever made, and is also billed as the most luxurious.
GS F – Late 2015
Lexus’ BMW M5 fighter offers up 467bhp from its 5.0-litre V8 engine.
RX – Late 2015
Fourth-generation Lexus SUV gets new styling and uprated engines.
Evora – Late summer 2015
New Evora 400 features more power, and improved packaging and handling.
Levante – Early 2016
We’ll see the final version of Maserati’s new luxury SUV before the year is out.
CX-3 – June 2015
The SkyActiv-based CX-3 is Mazda’s Nissan Juke rival and will be offered with four-wheel drive.
MX-5 – Late summer 2015
Fourth-generation sports car brings the MX-5 back to its compact, lightweight roots.
P1 GTR – Summer 2015
Even harder and faster version of the P1 will be restricted to track use only.
570S – April 2015
The first model in McLaren’s Sports Series costs £143,250 and gets 562bhp from its V8 engine.
540C – late 2015
Second Sports Series model is aimed at the Asian market, and should come with around 535bhp.
675 LT – July 2015
Hardcore new McLaren is intended to bridge the gap between the 650S and the P1 hypercar.
E-Class – 2016
The next-generation E-class will take styling cues from the C-class, GLA and S-class coupé, with latest test mules showcasing a new large infotainment screen inside the cabin.
C-Class Coupe – 2016
The new C-Class Coupe will make its debut at the Frankfurt motor show.
Mercedes-Maybach S600 – Summer 2015
The Maybach badge returns in a bigger, more luxurious version of the S-class.
Mercedes-Maybach S600 Pullman – Early 2016
Six-seat version of the S600 should offer even more luxury, and is aimed at the booming Chinese market.
S-Class Cabriolet – 2015
Drop-top S-class gets a folding fabric roof, and will battle close to the territory of the Bentley Continental GTC.
GLE – September 2015
Former M-Class will face off against the Range Rover Sport and Porsche Cayenne, and brings with it new hybrid options.
GLE coupé – summer 2015
The GLE coupé is Mercedes’ answer to the BMW X6, and will go on sale in the UK in June. It’ll cost around £10,000 more than equivalent GLE models.
GLC – autumn 2015
The C-class-based SUV formerly known as the GLK arrives in the UK for the first time.
A-Class facelift – autumn 2015
Expect a new look for the A-class in line with the recent changes to its B-class sister car.
G500 4×4 – 2015
A successor to the monstrous G63 AMG 6×6, the G500 4×4 could come with as much as 537bhp.
SLC – 2016
The facelifted Mercedes-Benz SLK will morph into the new SLC as part of Merc’s rebranded range.
C350 Plug-In Hybrid – June 2015
Mercedes second dedicated plug-in hybrid model, the C350 promises to return up to 134.5mpg with CO2 emissions of 48g/km.
C450 AMG – June 2015
The second of Mercedes’ new AMG Sport range, the C450 AMG will go on sale in both saloon and estate forms.
GLE63 Coupé – June 2015
Hot version of the new GLE gets 577bhp from its twin-turbocharged 5.5-litre V8 engine.
Mercedes-AMG GT3 – 2016
Hardcore track-focused version of Mercedes-AMG’s GT sports car will be based on the Geneva concept of the same name.
Cooper S John Cooper Works – April 2015
Hot new Mini gets 228bhp from its 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine, and should be priced close to the £22,460 of its predecessor.
Clubman – Summer 2015
The Clubman will be reborn as a bigger, more spacious estate car with four proper passenger doors.
Countryman – 2016
All-new Countryman will come to market with updated styling and larger dimensions.
L200 – September 2015
New version of the L200 pick-up truck is on the way
Outlander facelift – 2016
Mitsubishi hasn’t said when the facelifted Outlander will come to the UK, but the upgraded car was shown in New York.
GS – 2016
MG’s first production SUV gets a turbocharged 2.0-litre engine and CS concept-inspired looks.
Murano – Late 2015
Big SUV returns to the UK with a plusher cabin and more premium positioning.
Pulsar Nismo – Late 2015
Paris motor show 2014 concept car is tipped to make production with 1.6 turbo petrol power.
208 facelift – Summer 2015
New look for Peugeot’s best-selling car.
911 facelift – Late 2015
Frankfurt show reveal mooted for revised 991-generation 911, which will switch to turbo power.
911 GT3 RS – May 2015
Packing 493bhp, the most powerful 911 variant costs £131,296 and weighs just 1420kg.
Cayman facelift – Late 2015
A new GT4 version will be the star attraction in the revised Cayman line-up.
Boxster facelift – Late 2015
Four-cylinder boxer engines will be offered in the revised Boxster, the new estimated 400bhp units also destined for the Cayman.
Boxster Spyder – July 2015
The lightest and most powerful Boxster yet gets 370bhp from its 3.8-litre flat-six engine, and costs £60,459.
Panamera – Late 2016
Porsche is planning big changes for the second-generation of the saloon.
Kadjar – Autumn 2015
Renault’s next major launch is its own version of the Nissan Qashqai.
Wraith convertible – Autumn 2015
The Ghost-based Wraith coupé will spawn a convertible version.
SUV – 2017
Rolls-Royce has confirmed that it’s working on an SUV model, codenamed Cullinan.
Ibiza facelift – Summer 2015
One last round of changes for the popular supermini before an all-new version is launches in 2016-2017.
Leon SUV – 2016
A Leon-based SUV should significantly improve Seat’s sales volumes.
Outback – April 2015
Subaru’s rugged four-wheel drive ‘allroad’ estate arrives in the UK for a new generation.
Levorg – November 2015
The new Legacy won’t be coming to the UK, but the Levorg estate version is set to arrive in the autumn.
Superb – autumn 2015
The new Superb will be one of the biggest cars on the MQB platform, complete with a longer wheelbase than the VW Passat.
SUV – 2016
Skoda’s new large SUV, due in in 2016, will be closely related to the Volkswagen CrossBlue.
Tivoli – June
After several concept cars, SsangYong will finally enter the booming compact SUV segment with the Nissan Juke-sized Tivoli, priced from £12,950.
Vitara – April
The Vitara is Suzuki’s answer to the Nissan Juke. Underpinned by shortened version of S-Cross platform.
Model X – Autumn 2015
The Model X is a seven-seat SUV based on the four-wheel-drive Model S electric saloon.
Nemesis – January 2016
The world’s first 2000bhp supercar is lightly pencilled in for production in 2016.
Mirai – Summer 2015
Toyota’s commercial roll-out of hydrogen fuel cell cars begins with this futuristic-looking saloon. It’ll cost around £60,000 when UK sales start.
Avensis facelift – Summer 2015
BMW diesels will be added to the Avensis saloon and estate range.
Prius – December 2015
Fourth-gen Prius will usher in a new modular platform for Toyota.
RAV4 facelift – December
Fourth-generation SUV’s updates include the addition of a new hybrid model.
Corsa VXR – May 2015
The Fiesta ST rival produces 202bhp.
Viva – June 2015
New budget city car will be entry point to Vauxhall’s range.
Astra – October 2015
Expect Vauxhall’s new Ford Focus fighter to launch soon after a Frankfurt show debut in September.
XC90 – May 2015
Volvo’s staple seven-seat SUV will finally be replaced with a new car that ushers in a new scalable architecture and style for Volvo. T8 and R Design versions to follow in November.
V60 Cross Country – June 2015
Rugged Cross Country version of the V60 estate will be Volvo’s answer to the Audi A4 Allroad.
S60 Cross Country – Summer 2015
Having given a similar treatment to the V60, Volvo has created a jacked-up, all-wheel drive version of the S60 which will come to market with two engine options.
S90 – 2016
Range-topping Volvo will take styling inspiration from the 2011 Volvo Concept Universe concept, and will look to take on Jaguar’s XF.
Golf GTE – Spring 2015
Most intriguing new addition to the Golf Mk7 line-up is the plug-in hybrid GTE, mixing impressive headline performance figures with fine economy.
Golf GTD Estate – June 2015
High-performance diesel Golf Estate is arriving here in June.
Polo GTI – Spring 2015
More power and a subtle new look for VW’s entry-level hot hatch.
Polo BlueMotion – Spring 2015
Most economical Polo switches to petrol power as part of a series of mid-life changes.
Passat GTE – Summer 2015
Potent Passat hybrid gets 215bhp and 141mpg combined fuel economy.
Passat Alltrack – September 2015
Rugged version of the Passat Estate.
Touran – November 2015
Third-generation MPV is set to be available in five- and seven-seat forms.
Transporter – late 2015
New T6 Transporter will be on sale before the end of the year.