The general pattern is expected to be proceeded SUV-isation (also the Kia Picanto city car is obtaining a jacked-up crossover spin-off) along with substantial financial investment in electric versions, evidence which could be seen today with the news by VW that it had suspended sales of the Golf GTE plug-in hybrid, as production can not stay on top of need. In November in 2015, sales of cars eligible for the federal government's plug-in car grant increased 53.7% versus the very same month in 2016, from 2,482 to 3,814, against a drop in complete car sales of 11.2%.
Yet 2018 won't be all about the electric change; we still have lots of petrol and also diesel versions landing on these coasts over the following YEAR. Right here are the most popular cars to keep an eye out for this year.
2018 New Cars
The F-Pace's infant brother joins the fastest-growing car segment as well as is sure in order to help expand Jaguar's sales.
Kia Picanto X-Line
The little Picanto city car obtains a crossover version.
Kia Stinger GT
Doubters are going crazy about Kia's initial sporting activities GT. Not unexpected, given it's the brainchild of an engineer poached from BMW's M division.
The manor house on wheels returns for a 8th generation. Cool down, Jeeves.
Seat Leon Cupra R
The most effective version of Seat's Golf-derived hatchback flaunts 306bhp as well as lines so sharp you'll need gloves to open the doors.
The Karoq killed off the charismatic Yeti. Yet don't worry, it's a great mid-sized crossover, even if it does resemble all of its opponents.