New Car Calendar September 2017
- Hyundai Kona: All-new small SUV based on i30 to slot under Tucson (Oct).
- Hyundai Sonata: Significant upgrade to include fresh look and mechanicals (Oct).
- Jeep Compass: Replacement for both Compass and Patriot finally arrives (Oct).
- Kia Sorento: Updates for unsung Korean seven-seat SUV (Oct).
- Kia Stinger: Four-door rear-drive GT concept to morph into Commodore rival (Oct).
- Ford Focus RS: Limited-edition hyper-hatch scores Quaife front diff (Nov).
- Genesis G80: Renamed, facelifted Hyundai large sedan to bring biturbo V6 (Nov).
- Hyundai IONIQ: Electric First mass-market Korean EV, 280km range, affordable (Dec).
- Hyundai IONIQ Hybrid: Look out Prius! Hyundai promises better look and drive (Dec).
- Hyundai IONIQ Plug-in: 50km pure-EV range, petrol power for other times (Dec).
- Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: Blistering Hellcat-engined large SUV (Dec).
- Jeep Wrangler: Samey design, alloy panels for most iconic Jeep (early 2018).
- Genesis G70: Hyundai’s fledgling luxury brand builds a BMW 3 Series rival (Feb 2018).
- Ford EcoSport: Pint-size 2WD SUV to bring updates including relocated spare (Q1 2018).
- Hyundai i30 N: First Hyundai hot hatch to offer 202kW, 19-inch alloys, LSD (Q1 2018).
- Hyundai Santa Fe: All-new large SUV to return V6 petrol option and 2.2 CRDi (Q1 2018).
- Hyundai Veloster: Second-gen hatch-coupe to bring more style and speed (Q2 2018).
- Ford Mustang: Facelift for US pony car a long way away (mid-2018).
- Ford Edge: Imported large SUV will fill the void vacated by Territory from October (2018).
- Genesis GV80: First of two all-new SUVs (small and large) coming to Oz (2018).
- Hyundai i30N: Fastback Swoopier i30 arrives in hot N form only (2018).
- Kia Cerato: New Korean small sedan due by mid-2018, hatch to follow (2018).
- Jeep Scrambler: US brand’s first ute based on new Wrangler (early 2019).
- Kia small SUV: Long wait for Korean brand’s first compact SUV (2019).
To Be Confirmed
- Ford Fiesta: Ford Oz staying mum on seventh-gen light-car revealed in Europe (TBC).
- Ford Mondeo Hybrid: Blue Oval takes aim at Toyota’s fleet-friendly Camry Hybrid (TBC).
- Ford Mondeo ST: Powered-up sports version of new Ford mid-sizer (TBC).
- Hyundai i30 RN: Hottest i30 to pack 280kW and all-wheel drive (TBC).
- Kia Optima wagon: Kia’s first mid-size wagon could arrive in late 2016 if signed off (TBC).
Source: New Car Calendar.