By Hal Walter
With 1/3rd of 2019 officially behind us, it’s a great opportunity to begin thinking about the absolute best new vehicles that Australians will get the opportunity to appreciate up close and personal this year.
All things considered, for automobile enthusiasts in Australia, there are a number of clear standouts about the new makes and models that find themselves on the shores of Sydney and Melbourne for the very first time.
From top of the line sports cars to premium people movers and obviously – the hotly anticipated arrival of the electric super car Tesla – there is a real handful of hotly anticipated arrivals with regards to the new vehicles Australians will have the choice to purchase.
To discover what you can anticipate in the coming months, here is a portion of the greatest new arrivals that you will certainly need to watch out for in case you’re in the market for a brand new vehicle.
BMW 3 Series
Estimated arrival: March
This most recent model of the famous 3 Series landed on Australia’s shores in March, however it’s still damn new for drivers all over the continent.
BMW is making a genuine endeavor strike a winning blow against Mercedes’ exceptionally successful new C-Class. They plan on doing so by propelling the two diverse four-cylinder variations including the 330i and the 320d.
That being said, the most white-knuckle option that the German goliath have in store is the powerful M340i xDrive which highlighted a six-cylinder motor and an all-wheel drive choice so you can have ideal grip and control on any type of road condition Australia brings to the table.
While the vehicle has a fundamentally the same as look as its forerunners at first look, there is a great deal of changes to the body too.
The current year’s model rides on an all-new modular platform and is 76mm longer, and 16mm wider than the vehicle it replaces.
Thanks to that, the rigidity of the vehicle’s body has been increased by up to 50 percent in certain zones of the vehicle, and it’s lighter and more streamlined than the vehicle it replaces. In the even that you’re searching for a profoundly fun ride, all this news should come as amazing news.
2019 Mazda 3
Estimated arrival: June
It is no mystery that the arrival of the all-new Mazda 3 is a major cause for celebration for Australians country wide. Much of the motivation behind that fact is based on the grounds that Mazda keeps on performing as one of the top-selling brands throughout the entire country.
To make it clear just how important this vehicle is to Australian drivers, consider the way that the out-going model (that is being supplanted by 2019’s model) will still serve as the Japanese brand’s top-selling model in the country. 2018’s model will still likely perform quite well for the remainder of the year as dealers look to unload the remaining models they still have in stock.
The primary thing that every single potential purchaser will see is that the Phase II version of Mazda’s long-standing Kodo structure language; a smooth and swooping new plan in both the hatch and sedan style.
It is at first expected to be accompanied by two oil motor choices – a 2.0 or 2.5-litire choice, yet something significantly unique is coming later in the year. The new Mazda 3 will highlight Mazda’s ‘Skyactiv-X’ innovation; a best-in-class petroleum motor which utilizes a diesel-style pressure start and a supercharger to decrease fuel use by as much as 30 percent, while boosting torque by somewhere in the range of 10 and 30 percent.
Toyota Corolla Sedan
Estimated Arrival: Late July
Australia’s top-selling little hatchback is back and if you’re keeping in mind that nations around the globe have already started to enjoy both a hybrid and petrol engine choice, chances are good that Aussies are going to get to take part in both models as well.
What devotees of Corolla also know is that the hatch line-up will be the new well-adored expansion to the Corolla family in Australia.
With a helpful cost and shockingly to-notch interiors infotainment systems, there’s little uncertainty that this one will take have great success from a sales standpoint once it last touches base in Australia.
Tesla Model 3
Estimated Arrival: Late 2019
Finally, Tesla’s first semi-affordable electronic vehicle is set to touch base in Australia in late 2019. At least, that is the expectation.
Right-hand drive creation started in the middle of 2018 and the primary models of this new line is expected to touch base amidst year. That being said, Tesla has come to be known for delays in preparations, missed deadlines, so there is a significant plausibility that a similar delay will occur in Oz.
That being said, whenever the Tesla Model 3 does in fact arrive on Australian shores, there will be an incredible reason for celebration for vehicle lovers here.
The fundamental draw of the Model 3 is that it comes with an unquestionably more reasonable price tag when compared to its predecessors, the Model S and Model X. With the Model 3 coming in at around $35,000 in the United States, the most reasonable model in Australia is estimated to be worth some place around $50,000 before on-street costs are applied.
Indeed, even with the genuinely high sticker price, there are a great deal of reasons why the fervor encompassed around the Model 3 is deserved.
This vehicle will give you a guaranteed 530km range, a 0-100km/h sprint of just over 5.6 seconds and a flying top speed of around 210km/h. These are numbers to inspire even the most experienced vehicle driver.
Inside then car, expect the tremendous standard 15-inch tablet-style screen that controls all the vehicle’s major capacities, such as its standard double zone atmosphere control, standard route, voice command, Wi-Fi, and much more.
On top of that, the Model 3 comes with futuristic LED lighting, a slew of exterior cameras and radars, and – on the off chance that it coordinates the S and X in Australia – an incredible eight-year guarantee.
There are a lot other new models coming to Australia in the following months of 2019, however these are the ones that genuine vehicle lovers will watch out for.
Regardless of whether it’s an everyday people mover like the Toyota, a German show-stopper like the BMW, or the modern and energizing Tesla, there will be a ton to anticipate in the rest of the current year.