Autocar's new cars list gives you all the information on 2017's new arrivals, rounding up all the new models going on sale in the UK

There's a whole raft of exciting new models coming throughout 2017. Here is your one-stop shop for keeping up-to-date with what's coming when.

New Cars of 2017


AC Cobra 378

1960s sports car is reborn yet again with modern tech and two new 6.2-litre V8 engines: a naturally aspirated unit with 440bhp, and a supercharged one getting 550bhp.

Atalanta sports car

Obscure pre-war company that built just 25 luxury sports cars has been revived. This traditionally styled new model features an aluminium composite structure with ash wood cladding.

BMW 670Li xDrive

BMW range-topper gets a turbocharged 6.6-litre V12 with 592bhp and 590lb ft, plus a rear-biased xDrive four-wheel drive system.

Ferrari 812 Superfast

Fastest Ferrari road car to date has a 211mph+ top speed courtesy of a naturally aspirated 6.5-litre petrol V12 engine with 789bhp.

Ferrari GTC4 Lusso T

This new entry-level version of Ferrari’s V12 breadvan-styled GT has a modified version of the 3.8-litre V8 engine from the California T. It will cost from £240,340.

Honda Civic

Honda’s family hatchback has grown and been given a radical styling overhaul. Two petrol engines and one diesel engine will be available at launch.

Hyundai i30

Now in its third generation, the family hatchback looks more conservative, and is described by Hyundai as “accessible, appealing in design and great to drive”.

Jaguar F-Type

Facelift lightly tweaks exterior styling and adds a turbocharged four-cylinder engine option with 300bhp.

Nissan Micra

A stunning return to form? All signs point to great things for Nissan’s completely reinvented supermini.

Renault Captur

Crossover gets a facelift to keep afloat in an ever-expanding market.

Seat Leon Cupra R

Hot Leon gets 296bhp and 280lb ft and is joined by a four-wheel-drive ST estate.

Skoda Octavia

Facelift splits headlights, making it look like the previous Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid

Toyota claims 202mpg and 32g/km of CO2 for the new Prius plug-in hybrid, which has tweaked styling over its hybrid sister.



Alpina B3S

Hot version of the BMW 3 Series.

Audi Q5

Plush large SUV is Audi’s best-selling model, and lthough this new version looks much the same, it’s actually completely new.

Kia Picanto

All-new city car to ditch three-door version and boost interior quality.

Lamborghini Huracán RWD

Rear-wheel drive supercar gets a soft-top along with minor aerodynamic tweaks.

Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster

Drop-top version of Mercedes' supercar.

Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster

Hotter version will sit above the GT S Roadster.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupé

A two-door hard-top version of the new E-Class is also expected, rivalling the BMW 6 Series. It should cost from around £39,000.

Mercedes-Benz GLA

Minor tweaks to bring it in line with the A-Class. AMG GLA 45 gets a boost in power up to 376bhp.

Mercedes-Benz V-Class Camper

V-Class van gets the sleepover treatment, with a plush interior and elevating roof bed.

Mini Countryman John Cooper Works

Hot version of the soon-to-launch second-generation small SUV.

Porsche Panamera

Six more versions of the second-generation luxury grand tourer will be added to the range, including a long-wheelbase model.

Skoda Kodiaq

Large SUV will be available will five or seven seats; it has a practical interior and class-leading boot capacity. The Kodiaq’s engine range consists of two 2.0-litre diesel engines, two 1.4-litre petrols and a 2.0-litre petrol. Prices will start at £21,495, undercutting all of its direct rivals. 

Skoda Kodiaq Scout

Off-roader styled version of the above gets four-wheel drive, more underbody protection and an Off-Road Assist package.

Skoda Octavia vRS 245

Most powerful hot Octavia hatchback yet; 2.0-litre turbocharged engine gets a 15bhp boost over the old car.

Toyota Yaris

Minor facelift for the hatchback adds a new engine.



Alpina B4S

Performance version of the BMW 4 Series gets a facelift.

Alpina D4

The same goes for the diesel variant.

Audi A5 Cabriolet

Soft-top gets a stiffer body, which should lead to much better handling.

Lamborghini Aventador S

V12 supercar gets an extra 40bhp and four-wheel steering.

Lotus Exige Race 380

Track-focused version of the below gets 375bhp and weights just 998kg.

Lotus Exige Sport 380

Less weight, improved aerodynamics and an extra 30bhp for the Exige.

Noble M600 Speedster

Supercar with a 650bhp V8 engine loses its roof.

Renault Mégane Hybrid Assist

Hybrid Assist couples the dCi 110 diesel engine to a 10kW electric motor, with CO2 emissions of 92g/km.

Renault Scénic Hybrid Assist

Same as above.

Renault Grand Scénic Hybrid Assist

And for the seven-seat version.

Subaru BRZ

Facelift gives the GT improved aerodynamics, better fuel economy and just the one spec level.

Subaru Levorg

Leftfield sporty estate is refreshed with minor styling and interior tweaks.

Volkswagen e-Golf

Updated electric Golf gets 50% more range, as well as improved acceleration.

Volkswagen Golf

Hatchback gets a facelift ahead of the eighth-generation Golf arriving in 2019. It gets an upgraded interior and a new 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine, plus better interior technology and connectivity.

Volkswagen Golf Hybrid

Non-GTE hybrid will get a 12V system coupled to a 1.5-litre petrol engine.



Seat Ibiza

The Ibiza is Seat’s best-seller in the UK. This all-new model will bring it into step with the larger Leon and Ateca for quality.

Skoda Citigo

Miniature city car gets revisions that include more personalisation on trim levels and better infotainment.

Skoda Rapid

Standard and Spaceback versions of the Rapid get cosmetic tweaks inside and out.

Suzuki Swift

This latest iteration of the small hatchback will again be followed by a Swift Sport hot hatch.

Vauxhall Insignia

All three new Insignias — the Grand Sport large hatch, the Sports Tourer estate and the Country Tourer soft-roader — are claimed to be much improved inside and out.



Alfa Romeo Stelvio

Alfa Romeo's first SUV has been engineered with a focus on driving dynamics. It will launch in hot Quadrifoglio form, sharing an engine with the Giulia saloon.

BMW 4 Series

Coupé gets tweaked bumpers and new interior tech.


Hot coupé gets an M4 GTS-inspired front splitter and bonnet intakes, a larger rear spoiler and new LED headlights and tail-lights.

Bristol Bullet

New speedster, which gets Bristol’s classic mouth, bonnet scoop and tail fins, is powered by a BMW-sourced V8 engine.

Citroën C3 Picasso

The mini-MPV version of the C3 hatchback will have styling similar to its smaller sibling but on a larger scale.

Fiat 500L

Visual tweaks to bring the MPV into line with its 500 city car sister.

Jaguar XF Sportbrake

Just over a year on from the second-generation XF saloon’s launch, an estate version will come along, with the same engines as its sibling.

Kia Soul EV

Electric version of Kia’s MPV gets its range extended.

Maserati Ghibli

New infotainment and a Sport pack for the interior form part of its facelift.

Mazda CX-5

Evolutionary second-generation model of this mid-sized SUV will have the same engines as its predecessor but a greater focus on comfort.

Mercedes-AMG E 63 Estate

Same 603bhp as the E 63 saloon; in range-topping form, 0-62mph takes just 3.5sec.

Mercedes-AMG  GT R Coupé

Mercedes' supercar just got even faster.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class All Terrain

High-riding version of the E-Class luxury estate has specially tuned four-wheel drive system and bigger tyres to improve ride comfort on rough roads. It will cost from around £45,000.

Range Rover Velar

Radical mid-sized SUV-coupé will sit between the Evoque and Sport as a rival to the Porsche Macan.

Renault Koleos

New SUV shares a platform with the Kadjar and the Nissan Qashqai. It's offered with two petrol and two diesel engines, with power ranging between 128bhp and 173bhp. The Koleos should cost from about £23,000.

Vauxhall Crossland X

Small SUV replacement for the Meriva MPV is a “family-friendly urban vehicle”.

Volkswagen Arteon

CC’s replacement is longer, giving more boot space and better rear leg room.



Lexus LC

Gorgeous, luxury sports coupé gets 467bhp in naturally aspirated V8 guise.

Ferrari F12 M

Successor to the F12 gets a naturally aspirated V12 with close to the 769bhp of the F12 tdf.

Kia Niro PHEV

Regular hybrid’s launch will be followed by a more frugal plug-in version.

Volvo XC40

New upmarket compact SUV will rival the Audi Q3 and BMW X1.

Volvo XC60

Popular small SUV is long overdue a replacement and should reflect the latest larger XC90’s styling.

Volvo S90 T8

Recently launched saloon turns plug-in hybrid with electric and petrol power sources.

Volvo V90 T8

Same as above for the estate.



Alpina B5 Touring

BMW-modder Alpina will have the hottest estate on offer in the upcoming BMW 5 Series range. The B5 Touring will use BMW’s 4.4-litre twin-turbocharged petrol V8, giving it around 600bhp and a 0-62 time of less than 4.0sec. It should cost from around £60,000.

Alpina D5 Touring

Diesel version of the above is powered by a twin-turbo 3.0-litre six-cylinder diesel engine with around 400bhp. It promises combined fuel economy of about 50mpg. Pricing will be similar to that of the B5 Touring.

Ford Fiesta

Best-selling car in the UK gets replaced. A classier interior and better ride and handling are promised. The Fiesta Active, a crossover-style trim level, will also be introduced, as will a luxury Vignale spec.

Honda Civic Type R

Evil-looking front-wheel drive Type R will go on sale much earlier in the Civic’s lifecycle than it has in previous generations.

Mercedes-AMG GLC 63

Mercedes will turn the GLC into a super-SUV by giving it the turbo 4.0-litre V8 engine from the C63 saloon, getting more than 500bhp.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet

Open-top version of the new E-Class saloon should cost from around £37,000.

Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Facelift adds loads of new technology, plus a wider, frameless dual-screen dashboard set-up.

Mercedes-Benz X-Class

Mercedes will build a plush version of the Nissan Navara, promising crisp handling and good refinement.

Smart ForTwo Electric Drive

Smart adds a 17.6kWh battery. A range of almost 100 miles is claimed.

Smart ForTwo Cabriolet Electric Drive

Same as above for the drop-top city car.

Smart ForFour Electric Drive

Ditto for the slightly larger Smart.

Ssangyong Rexton

New SUV will be more refined, with plenty of in-car tech. A turbocharged 2.2-litre diesel engine will be available from launch. The Rexton is expected to cost from around £30,000.

Subaru XV

Second-generation small SUV retains flat-four 'boxer' engines but a new platform should mean it'll be more refined on the road.



Audi RS3 Saloon

The RS3 gets its power from a lightweight 2.5-litre engine most recently used in the latest TT RS, producing 394bhp. The RS3 should cost from around £35,000.

Audi RS3 Sportback

Superhatch gets mid-life facelift, gaining the new saloon’s hotter engine.

Audi TT RS

394bhp, 3.7sec to-62mph, £51,800 sports car gets R8 levels of performance.

BMW 2 Series

Light refresh gets the latest version of iDrive infotainment.

BMW 6 Series

5 Series GT becomes the 6 Series GT and gets a much more resolved look.

Kia Stinger

New liftback from Kia will get a GT performance version with a 315bhp turbocharged four-cylinder engine.



Abarth 500X

Performance-oriented version of Fiat's soft-roader SUV.

Hyundai i30N

Nürburgring-developed hot hatch version of the new i30 gets a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine with more than 260bhp.

Mitsubishi Eclipse

Small SUV is a Nissan Qashqai rival that will be hugely important for Mitsubishi.

Nissan Qashqai

Class-defining SUV gets a facelift and Nissan’s Propilot semi-autonomous driving tech.

Nissan X-Trail

Refreshed looks for the roomy seven-seat SUV.



Aston Martin V8 Vantage

All-new sports car will be the replacement for today’s Vantage and it will feature a design heavily inspired by the DB10 created for the James Bond film Spectre.

Audi A8

Flagship will set a new precedent for Audi designs; it will also get the most advanced autonomous technology yet.

Bentley Continental GT

After 14 years, the focal point of Bentley's range gets replaced. It gets racier looks and an all-new 600bhp W12 that will first appear in the Bentayga.

Eadon Green Black Cuillin

Morgan-rivalling retro-styled sports car from Shoreditch-based start-up company.

Fiat 124 Hard-top

A coupé version of the 124 Spider will be launched, possibly with more power.

Honda CR-V

Mid-sized SUV will be bigger and more premium. Engines are likely to mirror the 118bhp 1.6-litre diesel and 128bhp 1.5-litre petrol units from the smaller HR-V.

Jaguar I-Pace

First electric model from Jaguar is an SUV, following on from the success of the conventionally powered F-Pace. Rivalling the Tesla Model X, the I-Pace gets a 90kWh battery pack, giving an astonishing 310-mile range, and it can be charged to 80% of capacity in 90 minutes from a standard charging point.

Jeep Compass

New model replaces both the Compass and Patriot. It’s more refined but more rugged than ever.

Kia Sorento

Burly seven-seat SUV will get a mid-life facelift.


Kia’s building a Juke rival too. It’s likely to get a plug-in hybrid option and two-wheel drive only.

Lotus Evora 400 Roadster

Chassis will be just as stiff as the coupé’s. The number in the car’s name refers to the brake horsepower it gets.

Nio NP9

NextEV’s all-electric hypercar has 1360bhp, a 0-62mph time of 2.7sec, a top speed of 194mph and a production run of just six.

Seat Arona

Smaller SUV sister to the highly acclaimed Ateca is based on the Leon hatchback.

Seat Arona X-Perience

Rugged-looking version of the above.

Seat Ateca X-Perience

Rugged Nissan Qashqai rival gets all-wheel drive and an off-road design.

Vauxhall Grandland X

Zafira-sized SUV joins the Crossland X and Mokka X as part of Vauxhall’s SUV push.

Volkswagen T-Roc

Golf-based SUV gets an autumn launch after a Geneva debut as a lightly veiled concept.

Volkswagen Touareg

Third-generation large SUV will get a more luxurious interior and evolved styling.


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27 November 2014
You forgot to mention the facelifted MG6, the new MG5 and the MG CS SUV, all for 2015/6, along with new engines and geaboxes for both MG6 and MG3

27 November 2014
The Honda Civic type R is the only affordable car that looks to excite in 2015.
Likely to keep my M135i for another year at least unless the R is really outstanding, the M135i package is so much better than all the 4 cylinder hot hatches out there (apart from the looks of course)


27 November 2014
With the new MX5 and CX3.

Both class leaders in the waiting.

30 November 2014
I thought their was speculation about the new BMW M2 coming in 2015/16. That is the only BMW I'm excited to see after looking at the pretty realistic AutoCar mock-up.

4 December 2014
You forgot the replacement for the Touran, due next year after 12 years of service and 2 major facelifts. It's already being driven around in camouflage.

1 January 2015
Err scrub that Spring 2015 launch...

1 January 2015
Looks like an amazing year ahead for new cars. Particularly looking forward to seeing the new Giulia, R8, Bristol, XF, XJ, Evoque, McLaren, Tesla and that hydrogen Toyota. Not to mention seeing more Mustangs on the road.

Also be interesting to see whether forced induction blunts the 458's appeal, which currently focuses around that screaming engine.

2 January 2015
I am very surprised that when many of us at at home and have time to read no one at autocar has bothered to post news of any kind.. sad. Oh well there are other sites I am glad to say

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2 January 2015
I had a real shock today - snow melting slush and puddles and this is St Petersburg Russia which is on holiday officially for the next 9 days which includes xmas day on the 6th (My partners birthday on the 5th) and a LONG 2,500km round trip for 10 of us in two cars to Belarus. Anyway I was down town trying to avoid the soaking from kind drivers aiming for the biggest puddles - when whispering silence and I stopped to gawp and then another and another and the whole area stopped ... the car was new Tesla...absolutely gob smacked - it is really a handsome thing and all that smooth silence...beautiful - the way to go

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2 January 2015
Beasty Boy - We have already got the first ones in St Petersburg :-))))

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