Incoming

SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER

AUDI A5 and S5 cabriolet; BMW 2 Series/M2 facelift, 5 Series Touring, and M4 CS; CITROEN C3; HONDA Civic Type-R; HYUNDAI Kona and Sonata facelift; KIA Stinger; MERCEDESAMG GT C roadster and GT R coupe; MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Cabriolet; PEUGEOT 308 facelift; SKODA Octavia RS and Octavia RS245; VOLKSWAGEN Arteon; VOLVO XC60

NOVEMBER-DECEMBER

AUDI RS5 and Q2 2.0TFSI quattro; BMW 3 Series facelift, 6 Series GT, and X3; HOLDEN Astra Sportwagon; HYUNDAI i30 N and Ioniq hybrid; JAGUAR F-Type 2.0 and XF Sportbrake; JEEP Compass and Grand Cherokee Trackhawk; KIA Sorento facelift; LEXUS CT200h facelift; McLAREN 570S Spider; MERCEDESBENZ S-Class facelift; MITSUBISHI Eclipse; PORSCHE 911 GT3; RANGE ROVER Velar; ROLLS-ROYCE Phantom; TOYOTA Camry; VOLKSWAGEN Golf R Wolfsburg Edition

Volkswagen Arteon

The fancy-named replacement for the Volkswagen CC VWs former four-door coupe contender comes to Australia as a single richly equipped flagship model, the Golf R-engined 206TSI R-Line. Expect pricing to nudge $65K.

Mercedes-AMG GT R

The flagship of Mercedes- AMGs line-up (and current Bathurst production-car lap record-holder) will wear a $348,711 price tag to go with its 430kW/ 700Nm twin-turbo V8. flag l Bathurs h

Hyundai Ioniq hybrid

A petrol-electric fuel miser joins the Korean car makers showroom for the first time.

Expect a plug-in hybrid, and possibly a fully electric version, to follow in 2018. r rs e. nd