Incoming

FEBRUARY

Audi Q2 and S4; BMW 5 Series; Holden Trax facelift; Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk; Mazda MX-5 RF; Mercedes-AMG C63 S Cabriolet, E300/E400 and E-Class plug-in hybrid; Nissan GT-R Nismo; Renault Clio; Suzuki Ignis; Suzuki S-Cross; Toyota C-HR, Corolla facelift and Kluger facelift; Volkswagen Passat Alltrack Wolfsberg

Nissan GT-R Nismo

Weíve wrestled this more hardcore version of Nissanís beer-budget supercar around the Spa Francorchamps race track, but soon we get to see how it handles the grind of Aussie roads.

At $299,000 itís more craft brew than VB, but the road-race Godzilla mash-up heralds the introduction of more Nismo-badged cars that Nissan Australia boss Richard Emery promises will be much, much more than just stickers, wings and wheels. Hereís hoping.

MARCH-APRIL

Abarth 500 facelift; Audi A5 Coupe; BMW M760Li xDrive; Citroen C3 and C4 Cactus petrol auto; Ford Transit; Holden Commodore Director, Magnum and Motorsport; Honda Civic hatch; Hyundai i30; Infiniti Q60 S; Jaguar F-Type facelift and 400 Sport; Kia Picanto; Maserati Ghibli facelift; Mazda CX-5; Mini Clubman JCW All4 and Countryman; Nissan Pathfinder facelift and X-Trail diesel; Peugeot 2008; Skoda Superb S

Jaguar F-Type

Gains mild styling tweaks and LED headlights, lighter, more supportive seats, as well as an overhaul of the multimedia interface. Also adds a special app that links a GoPro camera with the carís telemetry. A limited-run 400 Sport edition joins the line-up (coupe or convertible) featuring a retuned version of the 3.0-litre supercharged V6 making 294kW (up from 280kw); torque remains at 460Nm. Also brings the Configurable Dynamics system, dark grey 20-inch alloys and Super Performance brakes.