New cars 2018 - pictures
From small family SUVs to hot hatches and even the odd hypercar, 2018 is shaping up to be a cracker for new car launches. Whatever type of car you're interested in, you can pretty much guarantee it'll be cheaper to run, packed full of the latest tech - and will offer the choice of hybrid, plug-in hybrid or all-electric power.
You can rely on one thing though: 2018 will be the year when electric cars really come of age - and the new car market will never be the same again.
Here are the biggest launches and the most interesting cars that'll hit the streets in 2018.
TVR’s revival starts with the all-new Griffith in 2018 The next-generation Vauxhall Corsa will share underpinnings with the next Peugeot 208 VW's SUV range will grow with the introduction of the Polo-based T-Cross The next generation Volvo S40 will be inspired by this concept It’s understood VW will move the Touareg further up the SUV ladder, promising serious luxury, impressive autonomous technology and a petrol-electric hybrid setup The Volkswagen up! GTI has enthusiasts of the original Golf GTI excited Alfa Romeo will unleash the high-performance Stelvio Quadrifoglio SUV in 2018 Alpine's return to the sports car sector is marked be the lightweight A110 coupe Aston Martin Valkyrie has been built in partnership with Red Bull The new Vantage features aggressive styling and a 4.0-litre V8 petrol engine Audi Q6 e-tron will be all electric - although the name is yet to be confirmed The Audi A7 is sleek, luxurious and packed with high-tech features The Audi A9 - seen here in Prologue concept form - will be a sleek, luxurious and expensive grand touring coupe The rakish Q8 will sit at the top of Audi’s SUV range Expect the same 444bhp twin-turbo 2.9-litre V6 engine found in the RS5 coupe to be fitted to the RS Q5 SUV The Bentley Continental GT is lighter, faster and more economical than the model it replaces BMW Concept 8 Series is understood to be close to the production 8 Series The BMW i8 Roadster (and updated coupe) get a upgraded batteries and a greater EV range £70,000 and above: The BMW M5 is the ultimate sports saloon, providing impeccable luxury with searing performance. A 4.4-litre engine produces up to 616bhp, giving you a 0-62mph time of just 3.3 seconds. But it’s not just a point- The X2 slots between the X1 and X3 in BMW’s SUV range, with a focus on style over outright practicality The next BMW Z4 will share its underpinnings with the forthcoming Toyota Gazoo Supra The larger C5 Aircross shares its underpinnings with the Peugeot 3008, and aims to give the Qashqai a run for its money The next-generation Dacia Duster will arrive in 2018 DS 7 Crossback will be the first full-sized SUV from the recently-launched upmarket brand The new Ford Mustang brings more performance and improvements in safety Hyundai is joining the five-door coupe market with the i30 Fastback The Kona is a new SUV crossover from Hyundai, aimed at potential Nissan Juke customers The Infiniti QX50 Concept SUV was unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show, prior to a production version going on sale soon. It's biggest draw apart from the styling is an advanced new "variable compression" petrol engine. The Jaguar E-Pace is an Audi Q3-sized SUV and though it's available with front-wheel drive, most will be 4x4 Jaguar I-Pace will be a “long-distance sprinter” with a 300 range and a 0-60mph time of around four seconds The SVO Jaguar XE SV Project 8 is the most radical Jaguar saloon, ever. As rough-and-tumble as ever, the new Jeep Wrangler doesn’t mess with the formula The Kia Stonic is a small Rio-based SUV crossover The Aventador S Roadster is as dramatic as a Lamborghini supercar should be Set to be one of the fastest SUVs on sale, the Lamborghini Urus will certainly stand out The Lexus LC is a stunning new model inside and out, available with either a 5.0-litre V8 or hybrid powertrain The Mercedes-AMG four-door will be another rival for the Porsche Panamera The Mercedes CLS promises luxury and style in equal measure A 1.6-litre hybrid Formula 1 engine is set to power Mercedes-AMG’s hypercar The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is the newest addition to Mitsubishi's SUV line-up The Mitsubishi Shogun Sport will return to the UK as an all-new model in 2018 The all-electric Nissan Leaf will aim to improve on its predecessor’s success It’s safe to expect bold styling when the production version of the new Nissan Juke arrives Saloon car looks are out for the sleek new Peugeot 508 The Renault Alaskan pickup is the manufacturer's first, and it's based on the Nissan Navara Enthusiasts will be keen to get behind the wheel of the next Renault Megane RS The SEAT Arona is a compact SUV that’s stylish and good to drive Effectively replacing the SEAT Alhambra will be a new seven-seat SUV, and there's a public competition to name it Subaru will bring its new Impreza to the UK in 2018 A focus on fun and attractive styling make the Suzuki Swift Sport one to watch The Tesla Model 3 should arrive in the UK in 2018