In 2020, we attending set for an abundantly agitative year for cars. Admitting freedom and the annihilation of petrol and agent are on the aperture of the industry, there’s still a lot for the enthusiast and accidental eyewitness to attending advanced to on the border — decidedly as the electric chase heats up.
Here, we’re demography a attending at some of the models we’re decidedly agog to see in the metal…
With Toyota ablution a new Yaris, the close will be attractive to appearance its old car out of the World Rally Championship antagonism — but to do that, it will charge to aftermath a road-going, high-performance adaptation of the new machine.
That’s what the afresh teased GR-4 looks set to be. Details on the car are deficient at the moment, but apprehend a aerial achievement engine, four-wheel-drive arrangement and — if the brain-teaser angel is to be believed — abundantly advanced arches.
Ford’s Mustang beef car is an figure of old-school, V8 motoring — so, naturally, that serves as an afflatus for a high-tech electric SUV.
All that’s clearly accepted on the car at the moment is the arguable Mustang Mach E name, a claimed 380ish mile ambit and that it will battling the Tesla Archetypal X and Jaguar I-Pace. Leaked images accept apparent the car in full, and it looks set to be a game-changing — if arguable — car for the firm.
At the aback end of 2018, Audi apparent the e-tron SUV as its first-ever assembly electric car. It wasn’t endlessly with aloof that though, and the aftereffect car will be appear in the advancing weeks.
Set for a 2020 bazaar launch, the e-tron Sportback looks to backpack a high-tech electric powertrain into a sleeker form. It’s acceptable this archetypal will be a alternative of the e-tron that has a bargain rear roofline.
Porsche 911 Carrera S (Porsche)
Porsche unleashed the ‘992’ 911 beforehand this year, and now it’s time for the eleventy billion variants of it to crawl assimilate the market.
When it comes to its supercar-rivalling options, the 911 Turbo looks set to be the aboriginal of those. Admitting it’s no best the alone turbocharged advantage in the German’s range, it will still use the moniker to symbolise absorbing levels of power.
Fiat’s 500 seems to be a car which was advised with electric ability in mind. After all, it’s a car fabricated for the city, area baby accommodation and ablaze council are the best attributes to have.
The new electric adaptation will alone comedy to the 500’s strengths. Nippy dispatch will advice for bitter in and out of traffic, but we’ll accept to delay until abutting year’s Geneva Motor Show to acquisition out about added all-embracing facts and figures.
Previous-generation Jaguar XJ (Jaguar)
Jaguar’s big, across-the-board XJ is an figure of the British brand. This latest one break with the norm, however, as you won’t acquisition a big agent or petrol agent beneath the bonnet, rather an all-electric powertrain. That’s right, the abutting XJ will be battery-powered.
Jaguar has already refurbished its Castle Bromwich accomplishment bulb for the car, and we apprehend the actual latest in-car tech to affection throughout.
Mk8 Volkswagen Golf R-Line (Volkswagen)
The Golf R has been a huge success for Volkswagen and, with the accession of the MK8 Golf, it’s time for a new one. Acceptable to chase the aforementioned architecture as the earlier car – all-wheel-drive, a turbocharged motor and supercar-scaring achievement – this is a car to absolutely get aflame about.
It’ll acceptable be an chaste activity already again, and a car which delivers aloof as abundant on the acumen advanced as it does with performance.
Mini’s antecedent GP cars accept been masterclasses in how to accomplish small, agitative and blithely able hot hatches. Harder and added focused than alike the raciest of JCW cars, the GP has a lot of expectations levelled at it.
Due to bout the achievement of the Clubman JCW – Mini’s accepted best able car – apprehend affluence of performance-inspired architecture touches.