Ford Fiesta: The best-selling car in the UK gets replaced. A classier interior and better ride and handling for the small family hatchback are promised.
Volvo XC60: Popular small SUV is long overdue a replacement and reflects the latest larger XC90’s styling, with incremental improvements in the drive and interior quality.
Kia Stinger: New flagship saloon-styled liftback will get a GT performance version with a 315bhp turbocharged four-cylinder engine.
David Brown Automotive Mini Remastered: Thoroughly reconditioned £70k Mini Remastered gets tweaked original engines and gearboxes, new suspension and brakes, and a modern interior an infotainment touchscreen.
Suzuki Swift: This latest iteration of the small hatchback will again be followed by a Swift Sport hot hatch.
Audi RS5 Coupé: Second-generation sporty two-door gets as a new twin-turbocharged 2.9-litre V6 petrol engine developing 444bhp; the same as the 4.2-litre V8 of its predecessor.
Range Rover Velar: Road-biased mid-sized SUV-coupé will sit between the Evoque and Sport as a rival to the Porsche Macan. Inside, it features three large touchscreens.
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.
Toyota Yaris GRMN: High-performance hot hatch variant of the facelifted Yaris will be powered by a 1.8-litre supercharged petrol engine with more than 205bhp.
Lamborghini Aventador S: V12 supercar gets an extra 40bhp and four-wheel steering.
Volkswagen Golf: Facelifted hatchback gets an upgraded interior and a new 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine, plus better interior technology and connectivity.
Replacement for the 650S is lighter, faster, more aerodynamic and roomier inside. Its top speed is 212mph and its 0-60mph time just 2.8sec, courtesy of a twin-turbo 4.0-litre petrol V8 engine that produces 710bhp.
Bristol Bullet: Roofless speedster, which features Bristol’s classic front grilel, bonnet scoop and tail fins, is powered by a BMW-sourced V8 engine.
Skoda Kodiaq: Large SUV will be available will five or seven seats; it has a practical interior and class-leading boot capacity. Prices will start at £21,495, undercutting all of its direct rivals.
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
Hot version of the BMW 3 Series.
Performance version of the BMW 4 Series gets a facelift.
The same goes for the diesel variant.
Soft-top gets a stiffer body, which should lead to much better handling.
A seemingly minor update, you may think, but in fact modifications to the steering make a thorough improvement to the driving experience.
Speedback GT creator modernises classic Minis.
All-new city car to ditch three-door version and boost interior quality.
V12 supercar gets an extra 40bhp and four-wheel steering.
Super-hot Nürburgring lap record-breaker has a 631bhp V10 and 70% of its 443lb ft of torque available at just 1000rpm. It will cost £213,000.
Hardcore performance-focused version is 23kg lighter than its predecessor, or 40kg with all relevant options added. It's priced from £47,400.
Most hardcore road-legal Exige yet; just 60 will be made
Track above of the below gets 375bhp and weighs just 998kg.
Replacement for the 650S is lighter, faster, more aerodynamic and roomier inside. Its top speed is 212mph and its 0-60mph time just 2.8sec, courtesy of a twin-turbo 4.0-litre petrol V8 engine that produces 710bhp – an 11% power increase over the 650S’s 3.8-litre V8. Handling should be improved, too, with updated suspension, brakes and steering, plus new electronic aids. The 720S is priced from £207,900.
McLaren Special Operations serves to greater personalise customers’ cars, typically for around 30% more than the regular car’s price.
Supercar with a 650bhp V8 engine loses its roof.
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.
Sporty trim joins the range for Seat's successful small SUV.
Sister to the miniature Volkswagen Up city car gets revisions that include more personalisation on trim levels and better infotainment.
Cosmetic tweaks inside and out.
The same as above goes for the bigger-booted version.
Leftfield sporty estate is refreshed with minor styling and interior tweaks.
Updated electric Golf gets 50% more range, as well as improved acceleration.
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. Superhatch gets mid-life facelift, gaining the new saloon’s hotter engine.
Superhatch gets mid-life facelift, with its turbocharged 2.5-litre five-cylinder petrol engine being throoughly re-engineered to increase its power up to 394bhp. More involving handling is also promised.
Second-generation sporty two-door gets as a new twin-turbocharged 2.9-litre V6 petrol engine developing 444bhp; the same as the 4.2-litre V8 of its predecessor.
Rugged looks and more room for around £1000 more than the standard car.
New entry-level version of the two-seat sports car gets a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol flat-four with 296bhp. It's priced at £49,900 - the V6 F-Type costs from £57,265.
Evolutionary second-generation model of this mid-sized SUV will have the same engines as its predecessor but a greater focus on comfort. It's priced from around £24,000.
Large SUV gets the Affalterbach treatment. It gets new looks and a 4.0-litre turbocharged petrol V8 under the bonnet, with 469bhp or 503bhp in S spec. Four-wheel-drive is standard.
The same as above goes for the GLC's cheaper, sloping-roofed sister.
Petrol-electric hybrid variant of Mini's small SUV has 221bhp and 284lb ft and is capable of 25 miles under electric-only power.
To the delight of many, a manual gearbox returns to the most hardcore 911 available, while the engine upgrades from a 3.8-litre to a 4.0-litre straight-six.
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.
This latest iteration of the small hatchback will again be followed by a Swift Sport hot hatch.
Two new Insignia estates — the the Sports Tourer estate and the Country Tourer soft-roader — are much roomier inside, and if the Grand Sport hatchback is anything to go by, will be both excellent value for money and decent to drive.
CC’s replacement gets more individual styling as well as being longer, giving more boot space and better rear leg room.
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.
Hot coupé gets an M4 GTS-inspired front splitter and bonnet intakes, a larger rear spoiler and new LED headlights and tail-lights.
New roofless speedster, which features Bristol’s classic mouth, bonnet scoop and tail fins, is powered by a BMW-sourced V8 engine.
Visual tweaks to bring the MPV into line with its 500 city car sister.
Audi Q3-rivalling baby F-Pace similar in size to the Range Rover Evoque. It's expected to use 2.0-litre petrol and diesel JLR Ingenium engines. The E-Pace is expected to cost from slightly less than £30,000.
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. As with the XF saloon, there will also be an S variant.
Electric version of Kia’s MPV will have its range extended.
Large SUV gets significant suspension updates, new technology and design tweaks.
New infotainment and a Sport pack for the interior form the main part of the sporty saloon's facelift.
Gets the same 603bhp as the E 63 saloon; in range-topping form, 0-62mph takes just 3.5sec.
High-riding, off-road styled 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.
Mercedes' supercar just got even faster, and will serve as the perfect rival to the McLaren 570S Coupé, costing an almost identical £143,245. It has a heady 577bhp compared with the standard GT's 456bhp.
New entry-level two-seat roadster with a four-cylinder engine is claimed to undercut the Mazda MX-5 RF on PCP finance deals.
Class-defining SUV gets a facelift, with new, more aggressive-looking front-end styling and Nissan’s Propilot semi-autonomous driving tech that can control the car in a single motorway lane.
Second, more powerful plug-in hybrid Panamera model with a 671bhp V8 petrol engine. It will cost from £137,140.
Radically styled, road-biased mid-sized SUV-coupé will sit between the Evoque and Sport as a rival to the Porsche Macan. Inside, it features three large touchscreens.
Bumper and light redesigns, new technology and more paint colour options for the popular small SUV.
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.
Most powerful hot Octavia hatchback yet; 2.0-litre turbocharged engine gets a 15bhp boost over the old car.
Peugeot 2008-based small SUV replacement for the Meriva MPV is a “family-friendly urban vehicle”.
Estate version of the new family hatchback will compete against the Ford Focus Estate and Volkswagen Golf Estate. It has a much less drab interior, all the latest safety kit and an spacious boot. It’s estimated to cost around £19,000.
Regular hybrid’s launch will be followed by a more frugal plug-in hybrid version.
Good-looking luxury sports coupé gets 467bhp in naturally aspirated V8 guise.
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 model.
BMW-modder Alpina will have the hottest estate on offer in the new 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.
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.
The Club Sport returns: sitting between the regular M4 and the hardcore M4 GTS. Priced from £89,130.
All-electric version of the van-style people carrier has an electric range of 106 miles, courtesy of two lithium ion batteries with a combined rating of 22.5kWh. The E-Berlingo is expected to cost from around £27,000.
The best-selling car in the UK gets replaced. A classier interior and better ride and handling for the small family hatchback are promised. The Fiesta Active, a crossover-style trim level, will also be introduced, as will a luxury Vignale spec.
Evil-looking front-wheel drive Type R is still powerful enough to take on the Ford Focus RS, but is claimed to have a wider range of ability and a greater compromise between dynamic ability and comfort. And, for the first time, it will automatically blip the throttle for you when you’re downshifting.
Zero-emissions range-extender electric taxi uses the 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol engine due to be used in the Volvo XC40 small SUV to generate electric power, meaning cabbies won't have to stop and charge up during their working day.
The UK will get the petrol-engined variant of Maserati's first ever SUV after all. Powered by a 424bhp 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged V6, the Levante S costs from £70,755.
Convertible version of the sports coupé will have the same twin-turbocharged 3.8-litre V8 with 562bhp. A price of around £165,000 is expected.
Open-top version of the new E-Class saloon is bigger, stiffer and promising relaxed but powerful performance. It should cost from around £37,000.
Mercedes will build a plush version of the Nissan Navara pick-up truck, promising crisp handling and good refinement.
An off-road styled version of Skoda's new seven-seat SUV...
Smart adds a 17.6kWh battery. A range of almost 100 miles is claimed.
Same as above for the drop-top version of the minute city car.
Ditto for the larger Smart.
New five-seat SUV will be more refined, with plenty of in-car technology. 2.2-litre diesel and a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engines will be available from launch. More modern safety kit will be added, too.
Popular small SUV is long overdue a replacement and reflects the latest larger XC90’s styling, with incremental improvements in the drive and interior quality.
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.
394bhp, 3.7sec to-62mph, £51,800 sports car gets R8 levels of performance.
Light refresh gets the latest version of iDrive infotainment.
5 Series GT becomes the 6 Series GT and gets a much more resolved look.
Sister car to the upcoming Kia Stonic (see below), the Kona small SUV is based on the new Hyundai i30 family hatchback. It's expected to cost from around £15,000.
New flagship saloon-styled liftback will get a GT performance version with a 315bhp turbocharged four-cylinder engine.
Kia’s building a Juke rival too. Based on the new Rio family hatchback, it will be available with either two or four-wheel drive.
Facelift adds loads of new technology, including a variety of semi-autonomous driving aids, plus a wider, frameless dual-screen dashboard set-up.
The first ever production Porsche estate is a beautiful affair. It's also the first Panamera to have five seats rather than four, and has 20 litres more boot space than the standard liftback model.
Performance-orientated version of Fiat's soft-roader SUV.
Light refresh for the performance two-door coupé.
Nürburgring-developed (and Hyundai's first ever) hot hatch, an uprated version of the new i30 family hatchback, gets a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine with more than 260bhp.
Refreshed looks for the roomy seven-seat SUV.
Stretched, seven-seat version of the big SUV offers a choice of six petrol and diesel four-cylinder engines and is expected to cost from around £26,000.
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.
Flagship will set a new precedent for Audi designs; it will also get the most advanced autonomous technology yet.
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.
Legendary racing car-builder produces a track-focused but road-legal car to rival the KTM X-Bow.
A coupé version of the 124 Spider will be launched, possibly with more power.
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.
New model replaces both the Compass and Patriot. It’s more refined but more rugged than ever.
Burly seven-seat SUV will get a mid-life facelift.
Chassis will be just as stiff as the coupé’s. The number in the car’s name refers to the brake horsepower it gets.
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.
Smaller SUV sister to the highly acclaimed Ateca is based on the Leon hatchback.
Rugged-looking version of the above.
Rugged version of our favourite small SUV gets all-wheel drive and off-roader-style design cues, including extra body cladding.
Yeti replacement gets Kodiaq-inspired styling. It sits on the Volkswagen Group's MQB platform, which it shares with the Audi Q3 and Seat Ateca, with a familiar range of engines.
High-performance hot hatch variant of the facelifted Yaris will be powered by a 1.8-litre supercharged petrol engine with more than 205bhp.
Baby SUV is expected to share engines with the Polo and Golf hatchbacks. The 1.0-litre three-cylinder and 1.5-litre four cylinder petrols are expected, with the diesels thought to be 1.6-litre and 2.0-litre units, and four-wheel drive will be available. Six-speed manual and seven-speed DSG automatic gearboxes will be, too. The T-Roc is thought to cost from around £19,000.
Third-generation large SUV will get a more luxurious interior and evolved styling. A hybrid powertrain is expected to join the engine line-up. Pricing is likely to stay around the £45,000 mark of the current car.
New upmarket compact SUV will rival the Audi Q3 and BMW X1.
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