A number of new cars and updates will be launched in UK in the next two years. So if you are in the market, it’s worth knowing what they are. We’ve simplified the whole process and here’s a list of ‘nearly’ all cars that will/could debut in 2017 and 2018.
Some of the launch dates provided below have been confirmed while others are conjectured.
Abarth 500X – This tuned crossover, based on the Fiat 500X is expected to come powered by a 1.4-litre four-cylinder turbocharged engine seen on the 124 Spider.
Release date: Late 2017 / Early 2018
Alfa Romeo Giulia Coupe – The Giulia saloon should get a 2 door version at the Geneva Motor Show. Release date: March 2017
Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV – The Stelvio SUV is expected to come out this July. It is based on the same platform as the Giulia executive saloon
Alfa Romeo Giulia Estate – Another car based on the Guilia, its estate version will most probably debut later this year.
Alfa Romeo 6C – The 6C will be positioned above the 4C roadster and will be launched next year.
Alfa Romeo Alfetta – This large executive sedan will mark the return of the Italian manufacturer to the segment.
Release date: 2018
Audi TT Sportback – a production version may debut at Geneva.
Release date: March 2017
Audi RS3 Saloon – This hotter A3 could debut by April
Audi A5 Cabriolet – To be released on May 2017
Audi A6 and A6 allroad – The new A6 will come with a fresh new face and new engine options. Launch is expected in Mid-2017. There are also rumors of an all-road version debuting this year as well.
Audi RS1 – prior to the new A1’s launch we will see a upgraded RS1 variant later this year.
Audi– The second generation Audi A1 supermini will debut next year.
Audi A7, S7 and RS7 – Facelift models will be launched in 2018
Audi A8 – The updated A8 with Audi’s new design philosophy will launch mid 2018
Audi A9 – A new flaghip coming next year
Audi R8 V6 – A smaller R8 for 2018
Audi RS Q2 – Sportier version of the new Q2 will debut in 2018
Audi Q6 – Release in 2018
Audi Q8 – Audi’s flagship SUV gets hybrid options for 2018.
Aston Martin DBX – Not an SUV, the DBX might be a high rise coupe.
Release date- 2018
Aston Martin Vantage – Replacement for the Vantage will be ready in 2018
Smaller Bentley Bentayga SUV – To be the most affordable Bentley on sale, a new, smaller Bentayga crossover is on its way.
Release date: 2018
Bentayga Coupe – We may also see a coupe version debut next year.
BMW X3 – BMW’s volume seller will get another update by August
BMW i5 – The latest iteration of BMW’s I series – The i5 hybrid SUV will debut this year.
BMW M5 – A new M5 will launch by December 2017.
BMW 1 Series Sport Cross – This cross version of the 1 series will debut in 2018. It will be priced below the X1
BMW 3 series – New generation to debut and launch this year
BMW 8 Series – The luxury coupe will launch in 2018
BMW X2 – this coupe version of the X1 will debut by mid 2017
BMW X7 – Made mostly for American market, we may see it being launch in 2018
BMW Z5 – Developed from BMW-Toyota partnership, the new Z4 replacement will share chassis with the upcoming Toyota Supra
BMW i8 roadster– Open top version is on its way for 2018
Citroen Cactus 7 seater – Good reception of the standard Cactus will pave way for a larger version in 2018.
Dacia Grand Duster – Dacia will also bring out a 7-seater Duster in 2018
DS 7 SUV – Will debut at Geneva 2017
Ford Fiesta – UK’s top selling car will get a facelift by July
Ford Focus – new and redesigned Ford Focus will come in 2018
Ford GT –600hp limited run supercar will debut in 2018
2018 Ford Mustang– A facelift model will come next year.
Honda Civic Type R – Based on the 10th generation Civic, the new Type R is more mature in design. It will debut later this year.
Honda CR-V – Expect launch by March 2017
Honda FCV Clarity – This hydrogen powered car could make its way to UK in 2018
Hyundai i30 and i30 N – Both the car will debut this year but expect the latter in the first half.
Hyundai Ioniq PHEV – This car will be available either as a hybrid or pure electric.
Release date- 2017/2018
Hyundai’s small SUV – Will be based on the i20
Release date- late 2017
Infiniti Q80 – The top end Q80 will debut next year.
QX50– Release in 2017
Jaguar XF Sportbrake – Expect this estate version of the XF to debut later in the year.
Jaguar XE R and XE convertible– Come October and we may see the release of a hotter XE variant. A convertible version is expected by December.
Jaguar E-Pace – Smallest Jaguar SUV will debut this year
Jaguar F-Pace SVR – A supercharged version for 2018
Jaguar I-Pace – A fully electric F-Pace for 2018
Jaguar XE Sportbrake – An estate XE expected for later next year
Jeep Compass – The compass has already made debut in Brazil. Expect it in UK by October 2017.
Kia Rio – A 2018 facelift is in development
Kia Stinger – the recently showcased stinger should debut later this year or by 2018.
Kia Picanto hatch – launch in 2018
Other 2018 probables: Kia Optima SW PHEV, Kia Niro PHEV, Kia Rio SUV
Lamborghini Urus – Lamborghini will try their luck in unknown (and murky) waters by bringing out the Urus SUV next year.
Land Rover Defender – The new Defender will release in 2018
Range Rover Velar Coupe – Could be launched this year itself.
Range Rover Evoque – A facelift model will hit UK in 2018
Lexus LS – Updated top of the line Lexus model coming in first half of 2017
Lexus RC convertible – Could debut by end of this year
Lexus LF-LC – Lexus SC convertible replacement for 2018
Lexus LS500 – New Luxus luxury sedan for release in 2018
Maserati Alfieri– Could be launched this year
Gran Turismo update – Release in 2017
Mazda CX-5 – A facelift/ replacement model coming in first half of this year.
Mercedes E-Class Coupe and Cabrio – Release in early 2017
Mercedes GLA – A facelift GLA model will come later this year
Cars for 2018 : Mercedes A-Class facelift, Mercedes C-Class Estate, Mercedes CLE, Mercedes CLS, Mercedes GLE, Mercedes-AMG GLC 63, Mercedes S-Class Coupe
Mercedes X-Class – Jointly developed with Renault – Nissan, Mercedes’ pick-up truck will come in 2018.
Mini Countryman – launch early 2017.
Mini Saloon – A saloon model for December 2017
Mitsubishi Shogun – Simple Off-roader for launch by April 2017
Mitsubishi ASX – Will debut at the Tokyo Motor Show. This SUV could go on sale this year itself.
Nissan Micra – The next generation Micra will be completely restyled and comes with good amount of features.
Release date: Mid 2017
Nissan Pulsar Nismo – A hotter pulsar variant for launch by April
New Nissan Leaf – Release by late 2017.
2018 models– 2nd gen Nissan Juke, Nissan Murano, Nissan Qashqai facelift
Peugeot 5008 – A 7-seater SUV for 2017
Peugeot 408 GT – Release in 2018
Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo- Could release late this year.
Porsche Pajun – A smaller Panamera for 2018
Renault Koleos SUV – The new Koleos 7-seater will launch early this year.
Renault Alpine – The new Alpine brings back the popular nametag and is based on its 2012 concept. Release date: Mid 2017
Renault Alaskan – The new pickup should debut by October 2017
Renault ZOE – A midlife facelift for the supermini in 2017
Renault Megane RS – A hotter version of the Megane, the ‘RS’ will debut later this year
Renault Captur – A facelift variant coming in 2018
Rolls Royce Cullinan – The RR Cullinan is a Bentayga rivalling SUV from the luxury manufacturer that will debut in 2018.
Rolls Royce Phantom – Next generation Phantom with hybrid powertrain will debut in 2018
SEAT Ateca Cupra – The 290hp SUV will launch by May 2017
SEAT Arona crossover – The sleek small crossover will debut early this year
SEAT 7-seat SUV – Could debut this year
SEAT Leon – A facelift model for 2018
Skoda Octavia vRS 245 – The car gets a sharper, edgier design, and features like rapid seven-speed DSG and a limited-slip differential
Skoda Yeti and Yeti Coupe crossover– the popular crossover finally receives a replacement and a more mainstream look
SsangYong Rexton 2017 – New Rexton based on the LIV-2 concept will debut in 2017/2018
Suzuki Ignis – The Ignis has already been launch in some Asian markets and will reach UK early this year.
Suzuki Swift – The new supermini will be get a proper facelift by mid-2017 in UK
Suzuki Swift Sport – The sport version of the new swift will debut in UK in 2018
Tesla Model 3 – A more affordable Tesla for 2018
Tesla pickup– Primarily intended for US market, the new Tesla pickup my reach UK shores by 2018.
Toyota Yaris hot hatch – Release by late 2017
Toyota FT-1 (Supra) – A new Supra, jointly developed with BMW is coming in 2018
Vauxhall Insignia – Placed further up the market, the new Insignia will be launched early this year.
Vauxhall Meriva MPV– launch by mid-201
Vauxhall Crossland X SUV– for summer 2017
Vauxhall Grandland X Large SUV– Launch by November 2017
Vauxhall Corsa – a facelift for Vauxhall’s supermini should reach UK by early 2018
Volkswagen Tiguan XL, Tiguan R– A 7-seat Tiguan XL will launch early 2017 while a hotter ‘R’ version will reach UK by November.
Volkswagen Arteon (new CC) – A classy looking car, the Arteos will reach showroom by mid- to late-2017.
Volkswagen Polo – The popular supermini will get update later this year.
Volkswagen Golf Mk8 – A next generation Golf will come out in 2018
Volkswagen Phaeton – A Tesla model S rivalling all-electric car for 2018
Volkswagen Touareg – All new Touareg for 2018
Volvo V90 Cross Country – Release by mid-2017
Volvo XC40 –gets all-new platform in 2018
Volvo XC60 – Based on their new scalable platform, The Volvo XC60 will go on sale early 2018