Coming soon cars: new models for 2015/2016

Hyundai Tucson (September 2015)

City cars and small cars

Audi A1 facelift (April 2015)

The Audi A1 gets some styling tweaks and updated equipment.

Ford Ka (late 2015)

New Ford Ka is five-door only and pricing is expected to start at around £8000.

Honda Jazz (summer 2015)

The new Honda Jazz promises improved refinement and a more spacious cabin.

Kia Ceed (2017)

Early test mules reveal new styling and a new 1.0-litre engine will feature.

Peugeot 208 facelift (June 2015)

Peugeot’s most popular model gets revised styling and tweaked engines.

Seat Ibiza (mid-2015)

Facelifted Ibiza lands next year before the all-new car arrives a couple of years later.

Vauxhall Viva (June 2015)

Vauxhall’s low-cost, five-door city car to compete with Dacia and revives Viva name.

Volkswagen Polo Bluemotion (spring 2015)

Eco-friendly version of the facelifted Polo. Expect CO2 emissions of sub-85g/km.

Family cars

BMW 1 Series facelift (spring 2015)

BMW 1 Series will receive styling tweaks and updated infotainment systems.

Citroen C4 facelift (April 2015)

Styling updates and improved fuel efficiency for Citroen’s C4.

Citroen DS4 facelift (late 2015)

Mid-life facelift to the stylish hatchback.

Kia Optima (autumn 2015)

Kia will launch an all-new Optima to do battle with the Ford Mondeo and Volkswagen Passat.

Skoda Superb (autumn 2015)

Skoda will launch new versions of the spacious hatchback and estate in 2015.

Toyota Avensis (summer 2015)

Big update includes new engines.

Toyota Mirai (late summer 2015)

The hydrogen fuel cell-powered Toyota FCV has two hydrogen fuel tanks that can be filled in just three minutes.

Vauxhall Astra (October 2015)

UK-built and promising to take on the Ford Focus in every department.

Volkswagen Golf GTE (spring 2015)

The Volkswagen Golf GTE is the first plug-in hybrid car from VW. It promises hot hatch performance but with ultra-low fuel and tax bills.

Volkswagen Passat GTE (October 2015)

The plug-in hybrid Volkswagen Passat GTE promises to return 141mpg.

Executive cars

Alfa Romeo Giulia (late 2015)

Alfa Romeo is expected to show its new executive car in June 2015 before it goes on sale later in the year. Giulia may not be the name of the production model.

Audi A4 (summer 2015)

Audi claims the new A4 will be lighter and more efficient than the current model, as well as being more of a driver’s car.

BMW 3 Series facelift (mid-2015)

Changes include new three-cylinder engines, more premium interior materials and upgraded infotainment system.

BMW 5 Series (2017)

Next-generation E-Class competitor will get plug-in hybrid powertrains for the first time.

Citroen DS5 facelift (June 2015)

As well as updated styling, the DS5’s suspension will also be tuned in response to criticism of the current car.

Hyundai Genesis (April 2015)

Hyundai will enter the UK’s luxury saloon market in April with the second-generation Genesis. Prices start at just under £48k.

Infiniti Q30 (autumn 2015)

This compact executive car will use a Mercedes A-Class front-wheel-drive chassis, and will challenge rivals such as the Audi A3 and BMW 1 Series.

Jaguar XE (May 2015)

The XE will feature an aluminium chassis and a host of new technologies to create an efficient but sporty rival for the BMW 3 Series.

Jaguar XF (late 2015)

The XF will use the same chassis components as the new XE and will also get similar styling and an improved infotainment system.

Jaguar XJ facelift (spring 2015)

Updates to Jaguar’s now six-year-old flagship luxury saloon are expected to focus on the interior.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class (2016)

Latest E-Class will use S-Class technolocy and C-Class engines.

Luxury cars

BMW 7 Series (late 2015)

BMW showed off the Vision Future Luxury concept earlier this year, which the new 7 Series will be based on. Expect lots of new technology, including touch-screens and iDrive plus ‘carbon’ bodywork.

Bentley Grand Convertible (late 2015)

Azure returns in all but name as a convertible version of the Mulsanne.

Mercedes-Maybach S600 (summer 2015)

Ultra-luxury version of the S-class marks the return of the Maybach badge, with a larger six-seat Pullman version to follow.

Rolls-Royce Wraith convertible (autumn 2015)

The Ghost-based Wraith coupé will spawn a new convertible version

Estate cars

Mini Clubman (summer 2015)

Biggest Mini to date, the second-generation Clubman also gets conventional rear side doors, and its hinged boot doors are expected to remain.

Subaru Outback (April 2015)

Subaru has completely redesigned the Outback and has improved overall refinement.

Volkswagen Golf Alltrack (summer 2015)

A beefed-up version of the Golf Estate that gets four-wheel drive.

Volkswagen Golf Estate GTD (June 2015)

Hot diesel estates are few and far between. Volkswagen is about to change that by adding the GTD’s engine and trim to the Estate.

Volkswagen Passat Alltrack (late 2015)

Volkswagen will jack up the suspension and add four-wheel drive to the Passat Estate.


BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer (September 2015)

BMW’s first seven-seat MPV goes on sale in June 2015 with the first cars arriving in September.

Citroen Berlingo Multispace (July 2015)

Practical van-derived, five-seat MPV.

Ford C-Max facelift (summer 2015)

Revamped interior and exterior styling changes to match facelifted Focus.

Ford Galaxy (Summer 2015)

All-new seven-seat MPV arrives to do battle with Seat’s Alhambra.

Ford S-Max (summer 2015)

The next-generation S-Max will use the same chassis as the new Mondeo and feature a simpler, more sophisticated dashboard than the outgoing car.

Volkswagen Sharan facelift (2015)

Volkswagen’s largest MPV gets a mid-life makeover.

Volkswagen Touran (November 2015)

New model slots between Golf SV and Sharan.


Audi Q7 (summer 2015)

The Q7 sheds more than 300kg in weight for its second generation.

Bentley Bentayga (early 2016)

The luxurious Bentley SUV has changed completely from the original concept.

BMW X1 (autumn 2015)

BMW’s smallest SUV will ditch rear-wheel drive in favour of front- and four-wheel drive.

BMW X4 Performance (late 2015)

Range-topping X4 is expected at the end of the year.

BMW X5 M and X6 M (April 2015)

Controversial, potent SUVs get a second generation, complete with an even more potent V8 engine.

Ford Edge (late 2015)

The Edge will be Ford’s flagship SUV. The company is chasing the premium end of the market, so has given it a 10.0-inch touch-screen and a roomy cabin, with up to 1788 litres of boot space.

Honda HR-V (summer 2015)

Honda‘s rival to the Nissan Juke gets the same magic seat system as the Jazz.

Hyundai Tucson (late 2015)

Hyundai is launching an all-new rival to the popular Nissan Qashqai

Hyundai Santa Fe facelift (late 2015)

Like a lot of the Hyundai range, the Santa Fe will be getting a facelift in 2015, despite only being on sale for a couple of years.

Kia Sorento (April 2015)

All-new seven-seat SUV is longer and wider than the car it replaces, which means more space for passengers in all three rows.

Lexus RX (late 2015)

Fourth-generation Lexus SUV gets improved powertrains and NX-inspired styling.

Mazda CX-3 (June 2015)

Juke rival based on the new Mazda 2.

Mercedes-Benz GLE (September 2015)

Former M-Class gets a new name and will compete against Porsche’s Cayenne and the Range Rover Sport.

Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupé (June 2015)

Fully-fledged BMW X6 rival will cost around £10,000 more than the equivalent GLE.

Mercedes-Benz GLC (autumn 2015)

The original GLK never made it to the UK. The second-generation of the SUV is expected to be unveiled early in 2015 and to be offered in right-hand drive for the first time.

MG GS (early 2016)

MG is going after the Nissan Qashqai with its GS SUV.

Mitsubishi L200 (September 2015)

Latest version of Mitsubishi’s popular pick-up.

Nissan Murano (late 2015)

Nissan hasn’t yet decided if it will bring the Murano to the UK, if it does, expect an upmarket interior and generous specification.

Range Rover Evoque facelift and cabrio (mid-2015)

Land Rover has said that the Evoque will have incremental improvements rather than a full mid-life facelift, so a series of small changes is expected throughout 2015. Expect to see new trims, finishes and colours, plus efficiency and performance gains. There’s also the chance of a convertible version.

Renault Kadjar (autumn 2015)

Renault will launch its Qashqai rival before the year is out.

Seat Juke-rival (2017)

Seat’s second SUV will go after the Nissan Juke and will be two-wheel-drive only.

Seat Qashqai-rival (2016)

The first of three SUVs from Seat. This one will go up against the Nissan Qashqai.

Seat seven-seat SUV (2017)

Could launch in 2017.

Ssangyong Tivoli (June 2015)

Prices for the new Qashqai rival start from £12,950, and a seven-seat version could follow in 2016.

Suzuki Vitara (April 2015)

Suzuki’s latest SUV is smaller than the SX4 S-Cross and goes up against the Citroen C4 Cactus and Nissan Juke.

Toyota RAV4 facelift (December 2015)

Updated RAV4 line-up features a hybrid variant for the first time.

Volvo XC90 (May 2015)

Next-generation car gets a 9.3-inch touch-screen to replace dashboard buttons and is claimed to have Volvo’s most luxurious interior to date.

Volvo S60 Cross Country (summer 2015)

The jacked-up version of the S60 comes with all-wheel drive and two engine options


Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet (2015)

Four-seater luxury convertible based on the stylish S-Class Coupe.

Hot hatches

Ford Focus RS (2016)

The third-generation RS gets all-wheel drive.

Honda Civic Type-R (July 2015)

Long-awaited hot hatch is due in the middle of the year. It will offer more than 276bhp from its 2.0-litre i-VTEC engine, and costs from £29,995.

Mini JCW (April 2015)

Mini John Cooper Works model is powered by a 2.0-litre petrol engine.

Vauxhall Corsa VXR (May 2015)

Performance version of the new Corsa goes after the Ford Fiesta ST.

Sports cars

Fiat 124 (late 2015)

Will be based on the same underpinnings as the new Mazda MX-5.

Alfa Romeo 4C Spider (early 2015)

The convertible version of the 4C will cost a little more than the coupe but use the same 237bhp 1.75-litre engine. It will come with the recessed headlights that featured on the original concept rather than the controversial carbon design fitted to the coupe.

Audi R8 (summer 205)

The new R8 is based on the Lamborghini Huracan and features V10 power with enhanced dynamics. Prices start at £119,500.

Honda NSX (late 2015)

It’s already sold out in the UK, but Honda’s new hybrid sports car gets 550bhp in total

Ferarri 488 GTB (September 2015)

Ferrari’s replacement for the 458 Italia ushers in turbocharging to modern Ferraris.

McLaren 570S (April 2015)

McLaren’s first Sports Series model costs £143,250 and gets 562bhp.

Ford Mustang (September 2015)

The American classic will arrive here in 2015 in right-hand-drive.

Lamborghini Huracan Spider (summer 2015)

Convertible version of the 602bhp Huracan.

Mazda MX-5 (summer 2015)

Aggressive styling and a new, lighter, rear-drive chassis, will culminate in the most dramatic model-change to the MX-5 in its 25-year history.

Porsche 911 facelift (autumn 2015)

The 911 will receive subtle styling tweaks rather than a massive design overhaul.

Porsche Boxster facelift (late 2015)

Like the 911, the Boxster will receive subtle styling updates.

Porsche Boxster Spyder (July 2015)

Lightest and most powerful version of the Boxster yet costs £60,459.

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