Each automotive launching in Australia this 12 months

Following the turmoil brought on by the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, many specialists anticipated 2021 to carry a way of restoration to the automotive world.

As a substitute, the 12 months was marred by a widespread semiconductor chip scarcity wreaking havoc on the automotive trade, in addition to prolonged COVID-19 lockdowns in New South Wales and Victoria.

Regardless of these points, 2021 noticed the launch of a variety of vital fashions in Australia, from the controversial new BMW M3 sedan and M4 coupe earlier within the 12 months to the redesigned Toyota LandCruiser 300 Sequence in direction of the tip of the 12 months, closing the prolonged 14-year run of the earlier LandCruiser 200.

With many car launches presently delayed as a result of semiconductor situation, 2022 is shaping as much as be a giant 12 months for the native automotive trade – spearheaded by the most important variety of electrified car arrivals up to now.

Conserving this in thoughts, if you’re struggling to maintain on prime of all of the automobiles touching down in Australia, and when, our 2022 New Automobile Calendar has acquired you lined. We purpose to maintain this record up to date regularly.

NOTE: With dates regularly altering – particularly in the course of the present semiconductor chip scarcity – this text will likely be up to date as extra info comes at hand within the coming weeks and months. 1 / 4 refers to a three-month interval of the 12 months (i.e. January to March).

UPDATED: 4 April 2022

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Lotus Emira

New Automobiles First Quarter 2022

Australia’s new automotive market will kick off 2022 with the launch of key fashions just like the new-generation Audi A3 and Audi S3, the all-electric BMW i4 and, eventually, the hotly anticipated Chevrolet Corvette.

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Mazda BT-50 SP


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New Automobiles Second Quarter 2022

April to June 2022 will see a variety of essential new automobiles launch in Australia, together with the next-generation Audi RS 3 scorching hatch, an replace to the Ford Mustang, the two-pronged Subaru WRX vary, and our first take a look at a giant growth for the Volkswagen R line-up.

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Subaru WRX

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New Automobiles Third Quarter 2022

The arrival of the performance-orientated Cupra model will kickstart the third quarter of 2022. An replace to the favored Kia Seltos small SUV can be anticipated to reach between July and September, joined by the Lotus Emira and the facelifted Volvo XC40, amongst others.

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Ford Ranger Raptor

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New Automobiles Fourth Quarter 2022

The primary electrical car from Volkswagen Group Australia, the Cupra Born, will be a part of two new four-wheel-drive automobiles – the Ineos Grenadier and next-generation Jeep Grand Cherokee – in the course of the fourth quarter of 2022.

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Toyota GR Corolla

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First half

Whereas particular timing particulars for the automobiles beneath are but to be confirmed, Australia’s new automotive launches for the primary six months of 2022 will embrace the all-new Nissan Qashqai, in addition to the facelifted Skoda Karoq medium SUV and sporty Mercedes-AMG EQS 53.

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Nissan Qashqai

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Second half

The ultimate six months of 2022 are set to be large, with the brand new automotive market bolstered by the arrival of the long-awaited Mazda CX-60, the next-generation Ford Everest, hybrid variations of the Honda Civic and Hyundai Santa Fe, and the Toyota Corolla Cross small SUV.

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Mazda CX-60

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New Automobiles Coming to Australia Someday in 2022

Though particulars stay largely up within the air, automobiles such because the Ford Ranger Raptor, Honda Civic Sort R and Nissan Pathfinder are anticipated to reach sooner or later this 12 months. These automobiles will likely be moved right into a class above when additional info is launched.

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Honda Civic Sort R rendering

  • Aston Martin DBX707 (revealed) – more-powerful DBX anticipated later this 12 months
  • BMW iX M60 (unveiled) – flagship iX to reach domestically in mid-2022
  • BMW 8 Sequence replace (pricing and specs) – scheduled to reach in mid-2022
  • BMW M8 Competitors replace (pricing) – anticipated to land mid-year, alongside the facelifted 8er
  • BMW X5 facelift – up to date luxurious SUV anticipated someday this 12 months
  • Citroen C5 Aircross facelift (revealed) – presently underneath analysis for Australia, with native info anticipated within the coming months
  • Ford E-Transit (confirmed) – electrical Transit van coming to Australia mid-year
  • GWM Ora Cat (showcased) – electrical hatch anticipated within the coming months
  • Haval Dargo (née Huge Canine), GWM Tank 300 (underneath analysis) – each are but to be confirmed, however attainable for 2022
  • Haval Jolion Hybrid (revealed) – presently unconfirmed for Australia, however anticipated in 2022
  • Honda Civic Sort R (teased) (spied) – scorching Civic hatchback tipped to rejoin Australian vary from late 2022, now sourced from Japan
  • Hyundai Ioniq 5 (particulars) – wider vary with out restricted provide to comply with in 2022
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee L (pricing and options) – long-wheelbase seven-seater confirmed for mid-2022
  • Jeep Wrangler, Gladiator updates (North American particulars) – anticipated sooner or later this 12 months
  • Kia Carnival replace (preliminary particulars) – 12.3-inch digital cluster show, blind-spot digital camera and auto-sensing wipers to hitch the vary
  • Kia EV6 eGT (revealed) (first native particulars) – efficiency flagship to reach in late 2022 or early 2023
  • Kia Sportage Hybrid (revealed) – no official affirmation but, however Kia Australia may be very eager
  • Mazda MX-30 Vary Extender – Wankel petrol engine to increase driving vary of electrical MX-30 in 2022
  • Nissan Pathfinder (introduced) (preliminary particulars)
  • Vary Rover Evoque plug-in hybrid (pricing) – actual timing to be confirmed
  • Renault Trafic facelift – refreshed van with lively security and an up to date inside is anticipated to reach domestically sooner or later in 2022
  • Suzuki Baleno facelift (revealed) – anticipated to reach round mid-year
  • Suzuki S-Cross (revealed) – particular timing for the refreshed SUV is but to be locked in
  • Tesla Mannequin Y (delayed)
  • Volkswagen Golf R wagon (pricing) – mid-year launch anticipated for VW’s scorching wagon
  • Volvo S60, V60 Cross Nation replace (revealed) – revised luxurious duo to launch in the course of the 12 months.

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To the longer term, and past (not going for 2022)

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Ford Mustang Mach-E GT

  • Alfa Romeo Tonale (revealed) – anticipated to reach in Australia in the course of the first half of 2023
  • Audi A4 (spied)– next-generation ‘B9’ vary will bow out internal-combustion energy for the A4 when it launches round 2023, forward of an electric-only A4 nearer to 2030
  • Audi A6 E-Tron (Sportback and Avant ideas) – electrical PPE-based A6 anticipated to sit down alongside an up to date model of the present internal-combustion mannequin
  • Audi This fall E-Tron (revealed) – no official Australian affirmation but
  • Audi Q6 E-Tron – electrical Audi SUV set to launch in 2023, primarily based on the identical PPE platform because the next-generation electrical Porsche Macan
  • Audi E-Tron facelift (teased) – up to date electrical SUV anticipated to debut in late 2022, probably with a brand new title
  • BMW 7 Sequence – next-generation flagship sedan set for unveiling within the coming month
  • BMW iX1 (teased) – electrical small SUV promised to debut earlier than the tip of the 12 months
  • BMW i7 (teased) – electrical 7 Sequence sibling to make its look on the New York Auto Present in mid-April
  • BMW M2 (what we all know to this point) – 300kW turbo-six beast anticipated in 2023
  • BMW M3 Touring (teased, leaked and rendered) – the first-ever five-door M3 will likely be revealed in late 2022, with an Australian launch not anticipated till 2023
  • BMW M4 CSL (teased) – light-weight M4 anticipated to be unveiled within the coming months
  • BMW X1 (M model spied) – next-generation small SUV to characteristic an all-new physique, however will retain its current FWD-based platform
  • BMW X7 facelift – up to date flagship SUV anticipated to the touch down in early 2023
  • BMW XM (idea unveiled) – performance-orientated coupe SUV various to the X7 anticipated to be revealed in late 2022 forward of seemingly Australian launch
  • Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (revealed) – 499kW naturally-aspirated beast now confirmed for Australia, with extra information anticipated in mid-2022
  • Chevrolet Silverado EV (revealed) – but to be confirmed by GMSV; not anticipated till a minimum of 2024
  • Chevrolet Silverado facelift (unveiled) – timing presently unconfirmed for Australia
  • Dacia vary (step nearer to Australia) – trademark filings counsel Ateco – the brand new native distributor for Renault, proprietor of Dacia – is getting ready to launch the finances model, nonetheless the importer has fallen in need of any official phrase at this stage
  • Fiat 500e – fully-electric 500 ‘successor’ not anticipated domestically for some time
  • Fiat Ducato facelift – lately revealed for Europe, and america because the Ram ProMaster, with no affirmation for the slow-selling Australian market
  • Ferrari Purosangue (leaked) (rendered) – first SUV from the Prancing Horse anticipated to reach in Australia subsequent 12 months
  • Ford Escape facelift (rendered) – up to date medium SUV anticipated domestically in early 2023, though it might slip into 2022
  • Ford F-150 (confirmed!) (vs. 2023 Ranger) – iconic truck returning to Australia in mid-2023
  • Ford Mustang (what we all know) (confirmed for Australia) – the next-generation pony automotive, codenamed S650, is anticipated to retain acquainted underpinnings
  • Ford Mustang Mach-E (worldwide evaluate) – no plans for Australia, regardless of right-hand drive availability abroad
  • GWM Tank 500 (unveiled) – Chinese language Toyota LandCruiser Prado rival into consideration for Australia
  • Honda CR-V (patent picture leaked) – next-generation medium SUV prone to arrive in Australia subsequent 12 months
  • Hyundai Casper (revealed, not for Australia) – India and Korea centered Kia Picanto rival not coming in petrol guise, though an electrical model rumoured for 2023 might make the journey to Australia
  • Hyundai Ioniq 7 – giant electrical SUV, previewed by the Seven idea, anticipated to debut in 2023
  • Hyundai Kona – second-generation small SUV tipped to reach in 2023
  • Hyundai Palisade facelift (spied) – up to date giant SUV prone to get Santa Fe facelift and Kia Sorento goodies, together with the hybrid-friendly ‘N3’ platform
  • Lexus RZ 450e (exterior revealed) – first devoted Lexus EV to debut this 12 months, forward of 2023 launch
  • Lotus Eletre (revealed) – British marque’s electrical crossover coming to Australia in 2024
  • Maserati GranTurismo – next-generation sports activities automotive anticipated within the coming years, with internal-combustion and all-electric ‘Folgore’ energy
  • Mazda 2 – all-new mannequin set for reveal in 2022, reportedly primarily based on the Toyota Yaris GA-B platform
  • Mazda 6 – rumours counsel the next-generation rear-wheel pushed 6 could possibly be unveiled within the first half of 2022, forward of native arrival
  • Mazda CX-20 – CX-3 alternative anticipated to shift to the model’s newest SUV nomenclature
  • Mazda CX-70 – American focus for wider five-seat ‘Giant Platform’ RWD/AWD SUV, into consideration for Australia
  • Mazda CX-80 – will sit alongside the CX-8 however on the Giant Platform, attainable for Australia
  • Mazda CX-90 – CX-9 successor additionally into consideration for Australia
  • Mercedes-AMG EQE 53 (revealed) – anticipated to hitch the EQE vary domestically in 2023
  • Mercedes-Benz A-Class facelift – up to date small automotive anticipated in 2023
  • Mercedes-Benz CLE – all-new coupe and convertible anticipated to merge present two-door C-Class and E-Class ranges into one
  • Mercedes-Benz EQG (idea unveiled) – electrical G-Class nonetheless solely a imaginative and prescient for the foreseeable future, regardless of covers coming off the current EQG idea
  • Mercedes-Benz GLC (spied) – second-generation mannequin will comply with the footsteps of the brand new C-Class, with a reveal at some point of 2022 forward of 2023 arrival in Australia anticipated
  • Mercedes-Benz T-Class and EQT – fancier variations of the Citan – with internal-combustion and electrical energy, respectively – are usually not seemingly for Australia both.
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2023 Volkswagen Amarok official sketch

  • Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUV (idea revealed) – tongue-twisting to happen when the manufacturing model of the Maybach EQS SUV is revealed, presumably in 2023
  • MG 4 (teased) – electrical small hatch prone to arrive in 2023
  • Mini Cooper Hatch (leaked and teased) – the all-new three-door Mini will probably arrive in Australia throughout 2023, with a five-door and convertible to comply with
  • Mitsubishi ASX (Renault-based mannequin confirmed for Europe) – new-generation mannequin prone to be a Nissan Qashqai twin in Australia, with hybrid and/or plug-in hybrid energy attainable
  • Mitsubishi Triton – all-new Mitsubishi ute can be tipped to kind the idea for the next-generation Nissan Navara, with an unveiling in 2023 now extra seemingly
  • Nissan Ariya (revealed) – electrical SUV will arrive in Oz as soon as demand in different markets has been met, with a 2022 launch attainable (however not confirmed). Extra data right here
  • Polestar 3 (teased) (rendered) – native timing to be confirmed
  • Porsche Macan (spied inside and outside) – electrical successor to the favored Macan will sit alongside the present internal-combustion mannequin – for a couple of years, a minimum of
  • Renault Austral (revealed) – Kadjar alternative might launch in Australia
  • Renault Megane E-Tech Electrical (revealed) – Renault’s all-new electrical small SUV – associated by title solely to the Megane hatch – is anticipated in 2023
  • Skoda Enyaq (formally coming to Australia) (Coupe revealed) –electrical SUV duo to launch within the second half of 2023
  • Ssangyong Korando E-Movement (revealed) – underneath analysis for Australia
  • Subaru WRX STI (axed, might return as an EV)
  • Tesla Cybertruck (delayed) – manufacturing of the brutish electrical truck has been delayed to 2022 for america, with Australia set to overlook out, doubtlessly receiving a smaller model to fulfill native design requirements as a substitute
  • Tesla Roadster (revealed again in 2017) – US launch delayed once more… this time till 2023, with Australia usually a 12 months or two behind for a Tesla launch
  • Toyota bZ4X (unveiled) – native launch timing to be introduced this 12 months
  • Toyota Corolla facelift – now approaching its fourth 12 months on sale, an up to date model of the favored hatch and sedan might arrive domestically in 2022 or 2023
  • Toyota LandCruiser Prado – next-generation model of the acquainted 4X4 is tipped to reach in early 2023
  • Toyota Tundra – all-new ute nonetheless no nearer to Australia, however Toyota ‘will not rule out’ bringing LHD fashions just like the Tundra to Australia
  • Volkswagen Amarok (teased) – Ford Ranger-based VW ute is ready to launch domestically within the first quarter of 2023, with a reveal in mid-2022 confirmed
  • Volkswagen ID Buzz (March 9 debut) – fully-electric people-mover not anticipated to reach in Australia for a minimum of one other two years
  • Volkswagen ID.3 – demand in EV-focused markets is behind vital delays to the electrical hatch – first unveiled in 2019 – in accordance with native bosses. Not anticipated to the touch down in 2022
  • Volkswagen ID.4 (revealed) and ID.5 (showcased) – cloudy launch timing for these electrical SUV twins; might slip into 2022, however 2023 (and even 2024) appears extra seemingly
  • Volkswagen T7 Multivan – new MQB-based folks mover presently unconfirmed for Australia
  • Volvo XC90 successor – electrical giant SUV, previewed by the Idea Recharge EV, set to sport a brand new phonetic badge.

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Off limits for Australia

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Ford Bronco

  • BMW 2 Sequence Lively Tourer (revealed) – next-generation folks mover not for Australia
  • Chevrolet Blazer EV, and Equinox EV – extremely unlikely for Australia
  • Ford Bronco – after an extended absence, the Bronco is again, taking struggle to the Jeep Wrangler – simply not in Australia
  • Ford Bronco Sport – regardless of being a friendlier Bronco with Escape underpinnings, the Sport nonetheless is not coming right here
  • Ford Maverick – this car-based ute sits on the identical platform because the Escape and Focus, nevertheless it’s not coming to Australia
  • Ford Puma ST – scorching Puma nonetheless restricted to Europe – and we’re envious
  • Genesis G90 (unveiled) – next-generation luxurious flagship not coming to Australia, as is the case with the present G90
  • Honda Civic sedan (revealed) – the small-car vary will likely be strictly hatchback just for its eleventh-generation
  • Hyundai Bayon – the closest we’ll get to this gentle SUV is the associated i20 N, with the funky Bayon positioned as a substitute in Europe to the Venue us Aussies get as a substitute
  • Hyundai Santa Cruz – a Tucson with a ute tray may be simply what the physician ordered for Australia; however alas the Santa Cruz was developed for, and is restricted to, the North American market
  • Jeep Commander – Compass-based giant seven-seater will likely be restricted to South American markets solely
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee diesel, and petrol V8 – the vary will likely be restricted to six-cylinder petrol and PHEV energy for Australia
  • Kia Telluride – we might get the closely associated Hyundai Palisade, however the Telluride will not be coming right here. United States manufacturing and the Carnival might be blamed for this, in accordance with native executives
  • Mazda 3, CX-30 2.5 Turbo – Mazda Australia would like to carry these turbocharged siblings right here, however it’s compounded by manufacturing being restricted to Mexico – the place the left-hand drive North American variants are constructed
  • Mazda CX-50 (revealed) – all-new Mazda 3-based medium SUV to be a US-market unique
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class All-Terrain (unveiled) – wagon possibility, together with high-riding All-Terrain, axed from next-generation C-Class vary
  • Mercedes-Benz Citan (revealed) – second iteration of Renault Kangoo-based van not for Oz
  • Subaru Solterra (unveiled) – electrical sibling to the Toyota bZ4x formally off the desk for Australia… for now
  • Volkswagen ID.6 (worldwide first drive) – giant electrical VW seven-seater restricted to the Chinese language market
  • Volkswagen Taigo (revealed) – T-Cross-based coupe SUV presently dominated out for Australia.

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