The basic trend is anticipated to be proceeded SUV-isation (even the Kia Picanto city car is obtaining a jacked-up crossover spin-off) along with substantial financial investment in electrical designs, evidence of which could be seen today with the news by VW that it had put on hold sales of the Golf GTE plug-in crossbreed, as production could not keep up with need. In November in 2014, sales of cars eligible for the government's plug-in car give rose 53.7% versus the very same month in 2016, from 2,482 to 3,814, versus a decrease in overall car sales of 11.2%.
However 2018 won't be all about the electrical revolution; we still have lots of petroleum as well as diesel versions touchdown on these shores over the next Twelve Month. Here are the hottest cars to look out for this year.
New Cars 2018
The F-Pace's baby sibling joins the fastest-growing car segment and also is sure in order to help grow Jaguar's sales.
Kia Picanto X-Line
The little Picanto city car gets a crossover variation.
Kia Stinger GT
Doubters are raving regarding Kia's first sporting activities GT. Not unusual, given it's the brainchild of an engineer poached from BMW's M division.
The stately home on wheels returns for an eighth generation. Relax, Jeeves.
Seat Leon Cupra R
The most effective version of Seat's Golf-derived hatchback flaunts 306bhp and lines so sharp you'll require handwear covers to open the doors.
The Karoq killed off the charismatic Yeti. Yet don't worry, it's a terrific mid-sized crossover, even if it does appear like every one of its competitors.