New Car Calendar

Keep track of every new model coming Down Under and when it will be released in Australia

June
Audi A1 – Facelift for Audi's smallest hatch
Audi Q3 – Facelift for pint-size luxury SUV
Audi A3 e-tron – A3 Sportback plug-in hybrid claims remarkable 1.5L/100km
Audi A7/S7 – Midlife makeover for Audi's largest Sportback
Audi RS 6/RS 7
– Midlife makeover for range-topping A6 and A7
BMW 6 Series – Facelift time for large coupe, convertible and Gran Coupe range
Ferrari FF – Prancing Horses GT scores a midlife makeover
Ford F-150 – First locally converted examples of Ford's new alloy-bodied F-truck
Haval H2 and H9 – Chinese 'luxury' SUV brand releases small and large models
Holden Insignia VXR – V6 turbo sedan to top Holden's Euro range
Honda Accord hybrid – Miserly Honda sedan to make Down Under debut
Hyundai i40 – Facelift time for Euro-centric petrol/diesel mid-size sedan and wagon
Jaguar F-TYPE — Manual and AWD versions of Jaguar's slinky two-door
JMC SUV – New crossover ute from fledgling Chinese brand
Kia Sorento – Redesigned seven-seat large SUV arrives from on-a-roll Korean
Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake – Popular German small sedan spawn a wagon
Mercedes-Benz S 500 and 65 AMG Coupe – V8 and V12 treatment for Benz coupe
Mercedes-Benz S 600 Maybach – Daimler revives extinct badge for top-shelf limo
Mitsubishi Triton
— Complete overhaul for Mitsubishi one-tonne workhorse
Nissan Navara – Next Nissan one-tonne workhorse arrives

Nissan NavaraRead 2015 Nissan Navara review

Porsche Cayenne – Facelifted V6, GTS and Turbo S variants to come
Range Rover Sport SVR – First hot Land Rover from SVO
Range Rover and Rangie Sport Hybrids – Big luxury SUVs get electrified
Renault Trafic – Large French commercial van enters its third generation
Tesla Models S P85D – Higher-output, all-wheel drive version of ground-breaking large EV
Toyota Aurion – Large Altona-built sedan scores a final minor upgrade
Toyota Corolla hatch – Australia's top-selling car gets a nip and tuck
Toyota Prius v – Facelift for Japanese giant's hybrid people-mover

July
Audi TT Roadster – MkIII version of iconic German drop-top arrives
Audi TTS Coupe and Roadster – S version of both new TT body styles arrive
BMW 1 Series
– Mid-life facelift for smallest BMW
Chrysler 300C – Facelift for big American sedan
Ford Ranger — Facelift for home-grown, Thai-built one-tonner
Haval H2 auto and H8 – Chinese luxury SUV brand continues its Australian rollout
Hyundai Tucson – Redesign time for Korean giant's smallest SUV in Australia
Infiniti QX80 – Nissan luxury brand offers its take on the Patrol
Infiniti Q70 – Facelift for underrated large Japanese luxury sedan
Mazda BT-50 – Facelift for happy-faced Mazda ute
MINI JCW – Hottest MINI gets even more power
Mercedes-Benz V-Class – Eight-seat people-mover to replace Valente, Viano, R-Class
Porsche Cayman GT4 – Mid-engined German coupe goes hard-core
Skoda Fabia – Czech mate's smallest hatch and wagon cops a full redesign
Suzuki Vitara – All-new compact SUV from Japanese small-car maker
Volvo V60 Cross Country – High-riding V60 wagon to boost Swedish crossover range

August
Ford Focus – Facelift for Ford's small-car stalwart
Kia Sportage – All-new mid-size crossover joins larger new Sorento within months
Mazda2 sedan – Notchbacked Mazda light car returns Down Under
Mazda MX-5 – Complete overhaul for world's top-selling two-seat sports car

Mazda MX-5Read 2015 Mazda MX-5 review

Mercedes-AMG GT S
– SLS-replacing two-seat coupe to target Porsche 911
Mercedes-AMG C 63 – Performance mid-size sedan and wagon arrive
Mitsubishi ASX – Final update for small SUV before it's replaced
Mitsubishi Challenger
- Redesign time for Triton ute-based seven-seat off-roader
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV – New look for pioneering plug-in SUV
Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS – First GTS-spec targa-top 911 arrives
Porsche 911 GT3 RS – Hottest non-turbo 911 lobs, ready for the track
Toyota Prado – Upgrade time for one of Australia's most popular SUVs
Volvo XC90 – Long overdue large SUV replacement heralds all-new platform
 
September
Audi Q7 — German luxury giant to reprise its original seven-seat SUV in 2015

Audi Q7Read 2015 Audi Q7 review

Chrysler 300 SRT –
Big-daddy 6.4-litre HEMI V8-powered sedan is just for Oz
Citroen C4 – Mild cosmetic upgrade for French small car, and new 1.2 triple
Citroen DS5 – Subtle touches for biggest DS brings more luxury and tech
Ford Everest – All-new Ranger-based full-chassis seven-seat SUV to join Territory
Holden Commodore MY15 – Final upgrade for big Aussie to bring 6.2 LS3 SS power
Jaguar XE – All-new mid-size Jaguar sedan to rival 3 Series
Kia Picanto – Pint-size Korean city-car finally arrives in facelifted form
Mazda BT-50 – Tougher look for happy-faced Japanese one-tonner
Mercedes-Benz GLE – Renamed, facelifted version of M-Class
Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe – M-Class based swoopy-roofed crossover including AMG
Porsche Boxster Spyder – Entry-level Porsche roadster gets GT4 power, extra style
RAM 2500 – Hulking American pick-up launched by new local converter
SsangYong Tivoli – All-new small SUV from Indian-owned Korean brand
 
October
Alfa Romeo 4C Spider – 4C-based roadster to bring all of the coupe's smarts
Abarth Roadster – Mazda MX-5 based Italian drop-top
Aston Martin Lagonda – New Rapide-based limo may be sold outside Middle East
Audi RS 3 – Australia's first RS-badged A3 promises plenty
BMW 3 Series – German maker's volume-seller gets a midlife makeover
BMW i8 Spyder – Convertible version of two-door super-hybrid arrives
BMW M2 – Bona-fide compact coupe packs a big punch
BMW M4 GTS – Mid-size Bavarian performance coupe steps up a gear
BMW X1 – Redesign time for BMW's smallest SUV
Citroen Berlingo – Facelift for small French cargo van
Fiat 500X - Micro-SUV from Italian brand joins retro 500 line-up
Ford Mondeo Hybrid – Blue Oval takes aim at Toyota's fleet-friendly Camry Hybrid
Holden Corsa
– Opel's new B-car could join Korean Barina on sale here
Jaguar XJ – Midlife makeover for British brand's luxury limousine
Jeep Renegade – All-new small Jeep based on Fiat underpinnings
Lexus ES – Facelift for large front-drive Lexus sedan
Lexus LX – Facelift time for Japanese luxury brand's biggest SUV
Mercedes-Maybach S 600 – Maybach brand returns on super-stretched S-Class
MINI Cabrio – Third-generation Cooper drop-top flits in
MINI Clubman
– Redesigned micro-wagon arrives as third third-generation new MINI
Mitsubishi Lancer – Another facelift for aged Japanese small sedan and hatch
Nissan GT-R, 370Z and JUKE NISMO – Nissan performance brand finally here
Peugeot 208 – Facelift for smallest Pug brings new entry model, new 1.2 triple and GT
Porsche Boxster/Cayman – Four-cylinder turbo-boxer headlines a midlife makeover
Range Rover Evoque – Time for a midlife refresh for popular mid-size SUV
Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo – Smallest Czech mate brings top turbo model to replace old RS
Toyota HiLux – First all-new Luxer since 2006 arrives here
Toyota LandCruiser – Midlife facelift for all-conquering 200 Series 'Cruiser
Volkswagen Golf R wagon – Top Golf performance now available for families
Volkswagen Golf Alltrack – SUV-themed small German wagon arrives for first time
Volkswagen Passat – Eighth-generation German mid-size sedan and wagon arrives
Volvo V60 Cross Country – Higher-riding V60 wagon-=based crossover adds appeal
 
November
Hyundai iMax/iLoad – Revised commercial and passenger vans arrive from Korean giant
Kia Optima – New-generation mid-size Korean sedan arrives with turbo and hybrid power
Mercedes-Benz C 350e – Petrol-electric plug-in exec sedan plugs in
Mercedes-Benz S 500e – Petrol-electric plug-in limo sips 2.8L/100km
Mercedes-Benz GLE 500e – Facelifted M-Class plugs in
Volkswagen Caddy – Full makeover for fourth-generation mid-size VW van
Volkswagen Transporter – All-new large German van and ute range lobs
 
December
Ferrari 488 GTB – Replacement for hard-core Italian super-coupe lobs
Ford Mustang – Ford's pony car comes Down Under as pukka right-hand drive
Mercedes-Benz GLC – Second-generation mid-size Benz SUV due

 
2016
Alfa Romeo Giulia – Italian brand's mid-size German sedan rival finally arrives
Audi A4 – Next-generation A4 is first Audi to use new generation MLB platform
Audi A6 e-tron – Large German sedan will be next Audi to plug in
Audi A8 – Redesigned Audi limousine to come with hybrid option
Audi Q1 – Smallest Audi SUV is to be based on universal MQB platform
Audi Q7 e-tron – First diesel hybrid to bring plug-in capability to biggest Audi SUV
Audi R8 – Second-generation Audi supercar breaks more new ground
Bentley Grand Convertible – Mulsanne loses its head to replace Azure
Bentley Bentayga – Bespoke British brand enters the SUV race
BMW 3 Series eHybrid – mid-size German plugs in
BMW 7 Series – All change for BMW's top-shelf limousine
BMW X5 xDrive40e -- Plug-in hybrid X5 due
BMW X7 – Full-size seven-seat SUV joins BMW family
BMW Z5 – Z4 replacement will share BMW tech
Citroen C4 Cactus – Quirky French crossover due here early in the year (Q1)
Ford Edge – Redesigned large SUV could help fill Territory void
Ford Explorer – Large seven-seat crossover should slot between Kuga and Everest
Ford Focus RS – Hottest Focus ever arrives Down Under
Holden Barina Spark – Redesigned city-car could be called Viva here (Q1)
Holden Captiva – Redesigned large SUV could finally arrive
Holden Camaro – Sixth-generation Mustang rival to join Holden shworooms
Holden Cruze – Second-generation global GM small sedan and hatch due from Holden
Honda NSX – Mid-engined AWD supercar to make an environmentally sound return
Honda Civic Type R – Zappy three-door turbo sportster with Megane RS performance
Hyundai i20 – Next-generation Korean light car may come to Oz in 2016
Hyundai Genesis coupe – Next-generation two-door flagship to join sedan namesake
Infiniti Q30 – All-new compact hatch from Nissan's luxury brand
Infiniti Q60 – New mid-size coupe to pack V6, V6 turbo, V6 hybrid and maybe V8 power
Infiniti QX30 – All-new compact SUV based on the same Benz-derived platform
Jaguar F-PACE – British brand's first SUV will see XE cross over (mid-year)
Jaguar XE Estate and coupe – New mid-size Brit to arrive in wagon and two-door form
Jaguar XF – Redesigned British large sedan follows its new baby brother (Q1)
Jeep Grand Wagoneer – That’s the rumoured title for upcoming Commander replacement
Land Rover Defender – Replacement due for ancient, iconic off-road workhorse
Land Rover Discovery 5 – Next-gen Disco will go upmarket
Lexus GS F – Large Japanese luxury sedan score RC F V8
Lexus RC Convertible – Japanese luxury brand flips the RC coupe's wig
Lexus RX – Bigger new large Japanese luxury SUV
Maserati Levante – Italian SUV using Ghibli platform here from late 2016
Maserati GranSport – New platform for all-new 911 rival from Italian brand
Mazda CX-9 – Big Mazda SUV will be last to receive the SKYACTIV treatment
Mazda3 MPS – First in a family of MPS-badged Mazdas with a 2.5 turbo
McLaren 570S Coupe – All-new entry-level McLaren eyes Porsche 911 Turbo
Mercedes-Benz C 450 Sport – Australia's first AWD C-Class also has a biturbo V6 (Q2)
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe -- Two-door version of classy new luxury sedan lobs
Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe – AMG shapes up for another round with BMW M4
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet – Mid-size German flips its wig
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet – CL-replacing S-Class Coupe lifts its lid
Mercedes-Benz A-Class – Midlife makeover for smallest Benz
Mercedes-Benz E-Class - Full redesign for two-door coupe and cabriolet versions of new E
Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe – BMW X4 rivalling SUV based on GLK successor
Mercedes-Benz GLS -- Renamed, upgraded GL-Class seven-seater arrives
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Pullman – Three-row Stuttgart limo gets captain's chairs
Mercedes-Benz SLC – SLK replacement gets a new name
MINI Countryman – British SUV gets a full makeover
Mitsubishi ASX – Second-generation small SUV based on XR PHEV II concept
Mitsubishi Mirage – Facelift for Mitsubishi's smallest model (Q1)
Porsche 911 – Facelift time for Zuffenhausen's 991-series coupe and cabriolet
Porsche Boxter and Cayman – Four-cylinder turbo boxer power for facelifted mid-engine sporties
Porsche Macan S E-Hybrid – Mid-size Q5-based SUV is next Porsche to plug-in
Range Rover Evoque Convertible – Mid-size British luxury SUV flips its wig
Renault Megane -- All-new small French hatch arrives Down Under
Rolls-Royce Wraith Drophead Coupe – High Roller loses its top
Skoda Superb – Biggest Czech make takes a radical step upmarket
Skoda SUV – All-new large SUV from Skoda should employ VW’s MQB platform
Subaru Levorg – Japanese brand's Liberty wagon in disguise
Suzuki – iK-2 – All-new small hatch between Swift and S-Cross
Suzuki iM-4 – All-new small crossover to rival Mazda CX-3
Tesla Model X – US EV maker's first SUV could turn heads Down Under
Toyota 86 convertible – Yes, a soft-top convertible version of the endearing 86 boxer coupe
Toyota 86 sedan – Affordable Japanese sports car to gain four doors, turbo and hybrid
Toyota Fortuner -- New HiLux based off-road wagon could join Toyota SUV range (Q1)
Toyota Prius – Japanese giant finesses its hybrid icon (Q1)
Volkswagen CC – All-new four-door 'coupe' expands Passat family
Volkswagen Passat Alltrack – German giant crosses over with Passat wagon
Volkswagen Tiguan – German brand's original small SUV is finally replaced
Volvo S90 – Swedish brand presents a new flagship
 

 

 

Published : Monday, 1 June 2015
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