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Looking for a new car? Here's our guide to all the new models and updates set to be launched in the next 12 months and beyond.

1Alfa Romeo GTV - summer 2019

Based on the Alfa Romeo Giulia saloon, the new GTV will be a coupe to rival the BMW 4 Series and Audi A5. There’s talk of 50/50 weight distribution, more than 600PS and an electric motor. All sounds good to us.

2Aston Martin Varekai - 2019

Aston Martin will be the next supercar manufacturer to produce an SUV. Likely to be badged the Varekai, the SUV could feature a six-cylinder AMG engine.

3Audi Q4 - late 2019

Set to arrive in 2019, the Audi Q4 is a coupe-SUV based on the new Q3. Previewed by the TT Offroad concept of 2014, the Q4 will be available as a petrol-electric hybrid badged the e-tron.

4BMW 1 Series - 2019

BMW’s third-generation 1 Series will be closely related to the MINI Countryman, sharing a front-wheel-drive platform and offering more interior space than the current model. It’s not expected to look hugely different, although the interior will feature tech from the 5 Series.

5BMW 3 Series - 2019

Likely to appear at the 2019 Paris Motor Show, the 3 Series looks like a 5 Series that’s shrunk in the wash. It’ll handle better than the current model, offer more space and feature BMW’s latest iDrive infotainment system.

6BMW Z4 - spring 2019

BMW’s Z4 sports car has always been a damp squib for the brand. But rather than axing the slow-seller from its range, the firm is taking things up a notch to rival the Porsche Boxster. The new Z4, on sale in 2019, will share a six-cylinder twin-turbocharged engine with the BMW M240i.

DS 3 Crossback - May 2019

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An alternative to premium crossovers such as the Audi Q2 and BMW X2, the DS 3 Crossback replaces the ageing DS 3 hatchback. It'll initially be available with a combination of petrol and diesel engines, with an electric model to follow. Set to arrive in showrooms in May 2019, prices will start at £21,550.

1Fiat 500 - summer 2019

Expect the new Fiat 500 to retain the cutesy looks that have made the current model so popular, but the interior will be brought up-to-date with more tech and customisation options. The current 1.2-litre entry-level petrol engine will probably be dropped in favour of one supported by an electric motor.

2Honda e Prototype - late 2019

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Honda’s cute electric city car attracted almost unanimous praise when it was revealed in concept form at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. There have been a few changes since then, with a near-production-ready prototype appearing at Geneva. The electric car has a range of 124 miles and is likely to be expensive when it goes on sale later in 2019.

3Hyundai Nexo - mid 2019

We’ve had a brief drive of a Hyundai Nexo prototype and came away impressed. Powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, the Nexo can travel nearly 500 miles from one quick fill-up, making it more desirable than ordinary electric cars. There are two big hurdles: only a smattering of hydrogen filling stations across the country and a price tag likely to be close to £60,000.

4Infiniti QX50 - late 2019

Infiniti models have been largely irrelevant since they arrived in the UK – but the QX50 has the best chance of changing that because of its clever new engine. It uses a variable compression ratio to burn petrol in a more efficient way, promising diesel-rivalling economy with less of the harmful nasty stuff diesels spit out.

5Land Rover Defender - 2020

We're hoping to finally see the new Defender before 2019 is out. Production of the last one ended in 2016 and engineers have recently been spotted testing prototypes of the new model. Expect a range of different body styles and an interior to rival the Mercedes-Benz G-Class.

6Lynk&Co 01 - 2020

Volvo’s Chinese owners, Geely, announced in 2016 that it would launch a new brand in a bid to tackle autonomous technology. It’s first car, catchily badged the Lynk & Co 01, is set to arrive in 2020. The tech-laden small SUV is powered by an electrified motor and shares a platform with the Volvo XC40.

7Lynk&Co 02 - 2020

You can launch a car brand with just one car, but two's better - which is why the Lynk & Co 02 is also mooted for 2020. Smaller than the 01, the 02 also shares a platform with the Volvo XC40, as well as its 1.5-litre petrol engine combined with electric motors.

8Mercedes-Benz GLA - 2019

With the A-Class recently replaced, it’s also time for the A-Class-based GLA crossover to be updated. The smallest and cheapest Mercedes-Benz SUV, the new GLA will get an upmarket cabin similar to that in the A-Class.

9Mercedes-Benz GLB - autumn 2019

Like many manufacturers, Mercedes-Benz can’t offer enough SUVs. The GLB, expected to arrive in 2019, will be a more practical alternative to the GLA and sit between that and the GLC in terms of size.

10MINI Electric

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An all-electric version of the MINI Hatch will arrive in 2019. Previewed in concept form at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, MINI chiefs have hinted that the production car will be as fun to drive as the conventional model. Prices or range figures are yet to be confirmed, but expect it to share technology with the BMW i3.

11Nissan Juke - 2019

We don’t know much about the new Juke, but we know it’s overdue. The original went on sale in 2010 and since then, lots of better small crossovers have arrived. But we expect some quirky styling and lots of customisation, along with efficient engines and more cabin space. 

Polestar 1 - summer 2019

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Volvo’s performance off-shoot Polestar is set to launch its first standalone model in 2019. The high-performance plug-in hybrid coupe will cost from around £135,000, although most buyers are expected to lease it through a subscription service. It’ll only be available in left-hand drive.

1Polestar 2 - 2019

Polestar will reveal an affordable electric saloon at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Intended to be more mainstream than the Polestar 1, the 2 will cost from around £34,000, making it an alternative to the Tesla Model 3. It'll have a range of 310 miles and will be available to order online.

2Porsche Cayenne Coupe - late 2019

A rakish version of the Porsche Cayenne SUV will arrive in 2019 in a bid to steal sales from the BMW X6 and Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe. It’ll be near-identical to the normal Cayenne, save for a sloping rear roofline that will hinder practicality.

3Renault Clio

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With tough competition from the latest Ford Fiesta, SEAT Ibiza and Volkswagen Polo, the fifth-generation Renault Clio’s got its work cut out when it arrives in showrooms in 2019. First impressions are positive, though - with an upmarket interior and rumours of a hybrid version.

4SEAT Tarraco

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A follow-up to the Arona and Ateca, SEAT’s third SUV is on sale now, with deliveries starting in 2019. Closely related to the Skoda Kodiaq, all Tarraco models sold in the UK will have seven seats along with more than 700 litres of boot space.

5Skoda e-Citigo - late 2019

Skoda’s been holding off launching its own version of the Volkswagen e-Up, but it now reckons developments in battery technology means it’s time to do so. The firm says it’ll have a range of 300km (186 miles).

6Skoda Scala - summer 2019

Skoda's new Scala is a replacement for the slow-selling Rapid. It slots in between the Fabia and the Octavia and is intended to be a more conventional rival to the Ford Focus. It has a bigger boot than the Focus and will be packed with Skoda's Simply Clever features, such as an umbrella in the driver's door. Prices are yet to be announced, but expect it to start at around £17,000.

7SsangYong Korando - summer 2019

Korean brand SsangYong is set to launch the next iteration of its mid-size SUV in 2019. It’ll launch with a combination of petrol and diesel engines, with mild hybrid versions rumoured for the UK. Prices are expected to start at less than £20,000.

Tesla Model 3 - mid 2019

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Tesla’s Model 3 should arrive in the UK during 2019. The electric BMW 3 Series rival will provide a range of between 220 and 310 miles depending on which version you choose, with prices expected to start at around £40,000.

1Toyota Supra - spring 2019

With 355PS, the new Toyota Supra will be closely related to the new BMW Z4 and is expected to cost around £50,000 when orders open in 2019. Set to rival the Porsche Cayman and Alpine A110, the new Supra will combine a six-cylinder petrol engine situated up front and drive sent to the rear.

2TVR Griffith - 2020

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British sports car firm TVR is set to return, with a new Griffith returning 500PS from its V8 engine and capable of more than 200mph. It was meant to arrive early in 2019, but red tape means it's likely to be 2020 before we see it on the roads. Prices for the lairy TVR will start from £90,000, with TVR chairman Les Edgar promising “levels of technical sophistication, comfort, reliability and practically never seen by the brand before.”

3Vauxhall Corsa - late 2019

The next-generation of Vauxhall’s popular Corsa supermini will be revealed at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Sharing underpinnings with the Citroen C3 and Peugeot 208, Vauxhall's managing director has told us that the new Corsa will be available as a pure-electric model.

4Volkswagen Golf - 2019

With strong competition from the new Ford Focus and Kia Ceed, the ever-popular Volkswagen Golf is starting to look ever-so-slightly under threat. Don’t expect a huge departure in terms of styling for the new model, but it’ll look slightly sharper (as per the new Polo). There are rumours that the estate version could be axed.

5Volkswagen T-Cross - spring 2019

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A small crossover to sit below the T-Roc, the Volkswagen T-Cross is likely to be slightly more expensive than the Citroen C3 Aircross when orders open in 2019. Teaser shots hint at chunky looks, while the interior is likely to be similar to the new Polo’s.

6Volvo S60 - early 2019

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The new US-built S60 looks like a smaller S90 - and that’s no bad thing, in our eyes. A rival to the BMW 3 Series, Audi A4 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class, the new S60 ditches diesel power in favour of petrol, including plug-in hybrid models. Level two autonomous driving tech will steer, accelerate and brake the car at speeds of up to 80mph.

 

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