Future Cars! 2021 And Beyond


Every little thing appears to be altering by the hour as the worldwide well being disaster utterly upends the way in which the world works, however whereas automakers are making face shields and ventilators, the core of the enterprise—designing and engineering cars to (sometime) promote—continues apace. It might be taking place in house workplaces and in any other case socially distanced manners, however these machines are simply too sophisticated to utterly shut down analysis and growth and restart it later. Plus, suppliers have been contracted to make every part from shock absorbers to stamping dies—and they should receives a commission.

The automobiles on sale at present and coming to a vendor close to you within the subsequent yr have been in growth for the previous 5 to 10 years. Those you’ll be capable of purchase just a few years from now are already deep within the growth course of. Automobiles you received’t be capable of purchase for the higher a part of a decade are already being accepted, with a design freeze in progress. This business runs on a multiyear cycle, so even when it’s disrupted, there’s all the time extra on the way in which. One be aware: The arrival dates are topic to vary primarily based on the period of quarantines in numerous areas.

From the SUVs, vehicles, and automobiles already confirmed for manufacturing when the factories reopen to these ready to have the sheet pulled later this yr and those nonetheless within the idea section, we’ve got greater than 50 of probably the most fascinating and thrilling new automobiles coming to your streets and driveways. Limitless variations of SUVs, radical vehicles, automobiles of the longer term, and all method of cleaner, safer expertise are coming, and we’ve got the products on all of it. – Scott Evans


Future SUVs: What’s NOW

Whether or not it’s low cost gasoline, perceived security, or simply collective desire, SUVs and crossovers are the fastest-growing phase of the automobile market, principally on the expense of automobiles. American customers can’t get sufficient of ’em, and automakers are comfortable to design as many of those higher-profit margin automobiles as they will to satisfy the demand.

A lot as automobiles used to supply all kinds of physique types and capabilities interesting to all types of consumers, SUVs and crossovers at present are available in seemingly infinite shapes, sizes, and powertrains. From EVs to rock crawlers, there’s one thing for everybody coming to your native showroom quickly.

Toyota Venza

(Read our First Look at the all-new 2021 Toyota Venza here)

What’s New: After a short break, the Toyota Venza is again as a glossy, high-tech, high-efficiency SUV. Not a tall wagon, the Venza isn’t an off-roader, however fairly a way of life automobile. Powered completely by a hybrid drivetrain, it’ll rise up to 40 mpg whereas providing normal all-wheel drive by mounting an electrical motor on the rear axle. Brake torque vectoring and sport-tuned suspension ought to make it enjoyable to drive for a crossover, and touches like an choice panoramic electrochromatic glass roof that brightens or darkens with the push of a button give it luxurious attraction.

What’s Not: The Venza shares a platform, drivetrain, and key parts such because the infotainment system with different Toyota merchandise.

When: Late 2020

How A lot: $30,000 (est)


Ford Mustang Mach-E

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(Read our First Look at the all-new 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E here)

What’s New: The most recent addition to the Mustang mannequin line is a battery-electric crossover four-door SUV. Actually. Though the Mach-E appears nothing like all Mustang earlier than it, the Blue Oval’s EV definitely packs the straight-line punch to woo pony automobile followers. Essentially the most highly effective mannequin—the practically 460-hp Mach-E GT—goals to scoot from Zero to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds. The slinky crossover depends on one in every of two obtainable battery packs to energy its normal rear-axle motor and elective front-axle motor: a 76-kW-hr Normal Vary pack or a 99-kW-hr Prolonged Vary setup. Ford estimates a most driving vary of 300 miles between costs for rear-drive Mach-Es geared up with the Prolonged Vary battery, although a heavy proper foot will certainly drag down that distance.

What’s Not: Save for its Mustang nomenclature, the Mach-E shares little else with any Ford earlier than it.

When: Late 2020

How A lot: $44,995


Genesis GV80

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(Read our First Look at the all-new 2021 Genesis GV80 here)

What’s New: In the end, the Genesis model’s first SUV is launching for the 2021 mannequin yr. The GV80 is a midsize, rear-drive-based SUV with seating for 5. The GV80 will probably be lots luxurious in base kind, providing extra-posh options resembling diamond-stitched leather-based, ash wooden trim, augmented actuality navigation, and extra at a aggressive value. Engine decisions for the U.S. will embrace a 2.5-liter turbocharged I-Four making 300 hp and a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V-6 good for 375 hp. Each engines will come mated to an eight-speed computerized transmission.

What’s Not: The GV80 is all-new from the bottom up, however the design hasn’t modified a lot from the superb idea we first noticed in 2017.

When: Summer season 2020

How A lot: $49,925


Cadillac Escalade/Escalade ESV

(Read our First Look at the all-new 2021 Cadillac Escalade here)

What’s New: Cadillac shares its stretched, independently suspended structure, 6.2-liter V-Eight and I-6 diesel engines, and 10-speed transmission with the Tahoe/Suburban/Yukon. It justifies its hefty value premium with such tech treasures as 38 inches of curved OLED show display screen, augmented actuality navigation, Tremendous Cruise, night time imaginative and prescient, and AKG Studio Reference 36-speaker sound. New for 2021, a Sport mannequin options blackout trim. Cadillac affords eight inside shade themes that may be embellished with myriad woods and leather-based sew patterns. Normal-wheelbase variations will launch late this yr, with the Suburban-size ESV following in early 2021.

What’s Not: Platinum stays the ne plus extremely trim grade.

When: Late 2020 (ESV early 2021)

How A lot: $77,500-$102,000 (est)


Chevrolet Tahoe/Suburban

(Read our First Look at the all-new 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe here)

(Read our First Look at the all-new 2021 Chevrolet Suburban here)

What’s New: Practically every part, however most essential: an unbiased rear suspension. This alteration, plus the addition of 4.9 and 6.Eight inches to the Tahoe’s wheelbase and size (Suburban provides 4.1 and 1.Three inches) goals to once more wrest dimensional and journey/dealing with superiority from Ford’s Expedition/Max. Fourth-gen magnetic journey management shocks are elective, with the higher trims getting MR plus height-adjustable air suspension. There’s a brand new 270-hp, 460-lb-ft 3.0-liter I-6 diesel choice, and all fashions get a 10-speed computerized. The fancier Excessive Nation trim helps preserve the Chevy devoted from straying to Yukon Denalis.

What’s Not: The 5.3- and 6.2-liter V-8s proceed, including DFM cylinder deactivation; 2500 and 3500 variants are dropped.

When: Mid-2020

How A lot: $50,295-$70,895 (Tahoe), $52,995-$73,595 (Suburban)


GMC Yukon/Yukon XL

(Read our First Look at the all-new 2021 GMC Yukon and 2021 GMC Yukon XL here)

What’s New: To every part talked about in Chevy’s Tahoe/Suburban entry, add GMC’s AT4 off-road-optimized bundle, which builds on Chevy’s Z71 {hardware}, for each Yukons. It provides Lively Response 4WD electronics plus an electric-locking limited-slip differential, purple tow hooks, and extra luxurious inside trim. Denali fashions (60 % of gross sales) get a novel sprint with built-in touchscreen—fairly than one perched on high. There are additionally actual wooden inserts, a 15-inch shade head-up show, 4 shade themes, and a GMC-exclusive power-sliding heart console with a “secure drawer.”

What’s Not: The extent of exterior bling on Denali fashions.

When: Early Summer season 2020

How A lot: $51,995-$54,595 (Yukon), $54,695-$75,395 (XL)


Ford Bronco Sport

(Read our deep dive on the all-new Ford Bronco Sport here)

What’s New: The Ford Bronco Sport is the rugged cousin to the Ford Escape, which it shares underpinnings with. The off-road-focused compact SUV is unibody and front-wheel-drive primarily based, however Ford considers it a part of the Bronco household, and as such it shares some styling cues with the bigger, body-on-frame Bronco. The Bronco Sport is anticipated to have the 180-hp 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder as its base engine and an elective 250-hp 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, each mated to an eight-speed computerized transmission. All-wheel drive will probably be normal. The look is boxier and extra upright than the rounded, city Escape—with shorter overhangs, underbody safety, a two-piece liftgate, chunky roof rails, and black plastic fenders. In line with Ford’s total plans, there will probably be a hybrid or plug-in hybrid model.

What’s Not: It shares its front-wheel-drive platform and its engines with the Ford Escape.

When: late 2020

How A lot: $30,000 (est)


Nissan Rogue

(Read our deep dive on the upcoming Nissan Rogue here)

What’s New: Nissan’s best-seller is transferring to a brand new platform shared with Renault and Mitsubishi alliance to maintain it among the many high 10 best-selling automobiles in America. What you’ll see and contact has been introduced into line with Nissan’s newest styling language in and out. We count on Nissan’s newest 2.5-liter inline-four below the hood driving the entrance (or all 4) wheels, and there’s additionally the chance Nissan will put its intelligent VC-Turbo inline-four below the hood of a sporty mannequin. It doesn’t matter what, count on a repeatedly variable transmission. Inside, search for an elective digital sprint and a 9.0-inch infotainment display screen borrowed from the brand new Titan.

What’s Not: We count on the brand new Rogue to journey on the identical platform as earlier than, and plenty of its elements and options will probably be shared from different Nissan merchandise.

When: Late 2020

How A lot: $27,000 (est)


Volkswagen Tiguan

(Read our First Look at the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan here)

What’s New: Volkswagen’s world best-seller is due up for a refresh, and also you’ll acknowledge it instantly with its sportier nostril job and all-LED exterior lighting back and front. Inside, the Tiguan will get a sportier steering wheel, borrowed from the bigger Atlas Cross Sport, and VW’s newest infotainment system with over-the-air replace functionality. Additionally obtainable: multicolor inside ambient lighting to set the temper.

What’s Not: Every little thing else. Volkswagen is contemplating a plug-in hybrid drivetrain choice for the next-generation Tiguan, however for now, it sticks with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine and eight-speed computerized.

When: Fall 2021

How A lot: $26,000 (est)


Alfa Romeo Tonale

(Read our First Look at the Alfa Romeo Tonale Concept here)

What’s New: Alfa must increase its lineup, and quick. SUVs are scorching, so subsequent up is the subcompact Tonale to fit below the compact Stelvio. We count on it to be front-drive primarily based with the choice of all-wheel drive, and it’ll use FCA’s small SUV structure. The Tonale Idea was powered by an unspecified plug-in hybrid drivetrain, which we predict could possibly be the 1.3-liter turbo-four in entrance and electrical motor within the rear utilized by the Europe-only Jeep Renegade plug-in hybrid, which makes 240 hp complete. We additionally suppose the Alfa will get a non-hybrid choice, most likely a 2.0-liter turbocharged I-4.

What’s Not: The Tonale will share a platform and sure powertrains with different FCA small crossovers, such because the Jeep Renegade.

When: Early 2021

How A lot: $35,000 (est)


Audi E-Tron Sportback

(Read our First Look at the 2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback here)

What’s New: Though it’s primarily a fastback model of the E-Tron SUV, with a brand new roof, new rear quarter panels, and a brand new tailgate, the E-Tron Sportback has a extra carlike presence, like a tall hatchback fairly than an SUV attempting to look sporty. The Sportback will profit from plenty of technical upgrades from Audi designed to spice up vary. The entrance motor will disengage below regular driving, the 95-kW-hr battery’s thermal administration system has been made extra environment friendly, and the battery’s usable capability has been elevated to 86.5 kW-hr. As with the common E-Tron, the well-equipped Sportback will probably be obtainable in Premium Plus and Status trim ranges.

What’s Not: The powertrain is identical because the common E-Tron, with a 187-hp, 231-lb-ft motor on the rear axle and a 168-hp, 182-lb-ft motor up entrance. Whole system output is 355 hp and 413 lb-ft, and an overboost mode offers 402 hp and 490 lb-ft for Eight seconds.

When: 2021

How A lot: $80,000 (est)


Kia Sorento

(Read our First Look at the 2021 Kia Sorento here)

What’s New: Fully redesigned, the Sorento receives a brand new windswept exterior design. Kia additionally upgrades the inside with a big display screen and glossy controls. Count on journey high quality to enhance now that the SUV sits on a brand new platform. New engine choices ought to give the Sorento an additional pep in its step. A 1.6-liter turbo-four works with an electrical motor to provide 227 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque, and a 2.5-liter turbo-four makes 277 hp and 311 lb-ft.

What’s Not: Some styling cues reference the Telluride, together with the vertical taillights.

When: Late 2020

How A lot: $30,000 (est)


Volkswagen ID 4

(Read our First Look at the Volkswagen ID4 EV here)

What’s New: Volkswagen has realized People aren’t a lot inquisitive about hatchbacks, which is why the primary of its all-electric MEB-platform automobiles to reach stateside will probably be an SUV. The ID Four is in regards to the dimension of Tiguan, however the inside is way roomier. The MEB structure follows the now-familiar skateboard platform, with a big battery pack between the wheels and motors on the axles. The bottom ID Four is more likely to be a single-motor rear-drive mannequin, with a GTX model providing two motors, all-wheel drive, and extra efficiency. Prime-end ID 4s are anticipated to have a spread of near 300 miles.

What’s Not: The inside {hardware} is shared with the ID Three hatch not too long ago launched in Europe, with a compact digital instrument panel in entrance of the motive force and a big centrally mounted touchscreen for infotainment and HVAC capabilities.

When: 2021

How A lot: $35,000 (est)


Volvo XC40 Recharge

(Read our First Look at the 2020 Volvo XC40 Recharge here)

What’s New: The XC40 Recharge marks the debut of Volvo’s first-ever all-electric powertrain. The Recharge shares Volvo’s Compact Modular Structure with the common XC40, however there’s a liquid-cooled 78-kW-hr battery pack below the ground and a motor on every axle. Volvo claims 408 hp and 487 lb-ft of torque and a 0-60 time of 4.9 seconds. As with all new Volvos, high pace will probably be restricted to 112 mph. Volvo does its personal battery analysis and growth in-house and says the obtainable capability of the battery pack will probably be 75 kW-hr, which ought to simply give the XC40 Recharge a spread of 240 miles or extra.

What’s Not: Aside from the blanked-off grille, the XC40 Recharge appears identical to an everyday XC40. That’s no dangerous factor, as Volvo’s entry-level SUV is without doubt one of the most fashionable within the phase.

When: 2021

How A lot: $55,000 (est)


Polestar 2

(Read our deep dive on the 2021 Polestar 2 EV here)

What’s New: Polestar 2 is the second mannequin for the Scandinavian model spun off from Volvo to focus on efficiency electrical automobiles. Polestar 1 was a plug-in hybrid, however Polestar 2 is a mainstream all-electric premium four-door sedan to battle the Tesla Mannequin 3. The two could have a spread of about 275 miles with the 78-kW-hr battery within the ground. Entrance and rear motors present a mixed output of 400 hp and 487 lb-ft of torque. A vegan inside is elective, the infotainment system makes use of an Android working system to run Google automotive providers, and the superior tech permits the automobile to attempt to anticipate the occupants’ wants.

What’s Not: It options an adaptation of the Volvo CMA structure utilized by the Volvo XC40 and the Volvo 11-inch Sensus infotainment display screen.

When: Summer season 2020

How A lot: $63,000 (est)


Fisker Ocean

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(Read our First Look at the 2021 Fisker Ocean EV here)

What’s New: Longtime BMW and Aston Martin designer—and creator of the ill-fated Fisker Karma—Henrik Fisker has bounced again with a green-friendly, five-passenger EV crossover referred to as the Ocean. The Ocean checks all of the up to date EV packing containers—as much as 300 miles of vary, battery capability north of 80 kW-hr, base 2WD and obtainable AWD, a cool 16-inch center-mounted touchscreen with a haptic touchpad, and a charging partnership with Electrify America. Enjoyable options? A novel multilink rear suspension, a roll-down rear-hatch window for carrying lengthy objects, and karaoke phrases displayed on the head-up show. The Ocean will probably be considerably composed of recycled supplies resembling retrieved ocean plastics and outdated fishing web.

What’s Not: Though the Fisker title is acquainted, every part in regards to the Ocean is new, together with the corporate behind the title.

When: Summer season 2022

How A lot: $37,499


Future SUVS: What’s NEXT

The SUV and crossover craze exhibits no signal of slowing down, and automakers are doing their stage finest to feed the fireplace with all types of latest fashions within the pipeline. They’ll be greener, higher-tech, and extra luxurious than ever. Some will even query what it means to be a driver, versus a mere occupant. Whether or not you plug them in or fill them up, whether or not you drive them or they drive you, there will probably be extra choices than ever for an off-road-looking automobile within the years to return.

Cadillac Lyriq

(Read our First Look at the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq here)

What’s New: The Cadillac Lyriq is an electrical midsize crossover with an extended wheelbase, extensive stance, fastback roof, large air inlets, body-flush door handles, and 23-inch wheels—no less than on the idea. The standard grille is changed with backlit traces in a precision sample with Cadillac’s iconic crest between vertical headlights. There are vertical taillights beneath an higher set of lights, referred to as a “sail tail,” that begin behind every D-pillar and move into the directional lights on the tailgate. It will likely be Cadillac’s first pure EV, utilizing GM’s BEV3 devoted electrical automobile structure and Ultium fast-charging batteries. All-wheel drive will probably be obtainable. The five-passenger automobile has a 34-inch curved LED touchscreen that dominates the dashboard.

What’s Not: It takes its styling cues from the Cadillac Escala idea.

When: 2022

How A lot: $75,000 (est)


Cruise Origin

(Read our First Look at the Cruise Orgin AV here )

What’s New: The Cruise Origin is a boxy, six-passenger, electrical, autonomous ride-hail van developed by Cruise in collaboration with Normal Motors. The robotaxi has two large sliding doorways and a low load ground for simple entry. The six passengers sit going through one another, with room for his or her baggage. There isn’t any driver; sensors, cameras, radar, and lidar assess the environment and make the driving selections. The Origin makes use of GM’s BEV3 devoted electrical automobile structure and sure GM’s Ultium fast-charging batteries. It will likely be a business automobile solely, to be used in ride-hail providers, with plans to additionally construct a supply van.

What’s Not: Every little thing is new.

When: 2022

How A lot: $50,000 (business sale solely)


Jeep Wagoneer/Jeep Grand Wagoneer

What’s New: FCA goes all-in on full-size three-row SUVs with the Jeep Wagoneer and Jeep Grand Wagoneer. The previous, designed to be extra mainstream, will go up towards the Tahoes and Expeditions of the world. The latter will probably be a luxurious flagship for the Jeep model, set to sq. off towards the revitalized Escalade and Navigator. Count on the Jeep’s distinctive promoting proposition to be distinctive off-road functionality and a plug-in hybrid powertrain. Right here’s hoping for the return of wooden paneling, too.

What’s Not: If the modified Ram 1500 take a look at mules that ceaselessly move by our Los Angeles headquarters are any indication, the Jeep Wagoneers will share a lot with our 2019 Truck of the 12 months. The 2 Wagoneers will probably be constructed on a modified Ram 1500 platform in Michigan with a ride-enhancing unbiased rear suspension. Count on a 3.6-liter V-6 and 5.7-liter V-8—probably each with emissions-reducing eTorque motors—and an eight-speed computerized to be borrowed from the Ram, too.

When: Late 2021

How A lot: $50,000 (Wagoneer) (est); $75,000 (Grand Wagoneer) (est)


Chevrolet Bolt EUV

(Read our deep dive on the upcoming 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV here)

What’s New: For the 2022 mannequin yr, Chevrolet will increase the Bolt lineup to incorporate the brand new Bolt EUV, a bigger, extra SUV-like Bolt variant that’s front-drive solely. The wheelbase is Three inches longer for extra room within the again seat. General the automobile is 5 to six inches longer. The look is extra upright and in step with Chevrolet’s newest styling language. It will likely be the primary non-Cadillac to get Tremendous Cruise, the hands-free freeway driving system. It additionally has a push-button gearshift and a button for one-pedal driving. Additionally obtainable: a sunroof, not like the usual Bolt.

What’s Not: The brand new EUV rides on the identical BEV2 platform, with the identical 66-kW-hr batteries as the present Bolt EV, not GM’s new BEV3 devoted EV structure or Ultium battery system for longer vary and quicker charging.

When: 2021

How A lot: $41,000 (est)


Hyundai Tucson

What’s New: The Hyundai Vision T Concept seen here is essentially the next-generation Tucson, introducing the model’s future SUV design language. Together with a brand new platform, new powertrains embrace a hybrid and presumably a sporty N-Line mannequin with the identical 2.5-liter turbo I-Four within the Sonata N-Line. Count on loads of driver help options to return normal. An enormous 10.3-inch touchscreen and 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster ought to be on the menu, too.

What’s Not: Hyundai’s user-friendly infotainment system stays. That’s a great factor as a result of it’s one of many model’s largest strengths, particularly as display screen sizes enhance.

When: Late 2020

How A lot: $22,000 (est)


Lexus LQ

What’s New: Extremely-premium, ultra-expensive SUVs have exploded in recognition and revenue margin, and Lexus doesn’t wish to be unnoticed. Actually, the model has already proven us what it’s going to do with the LF-1 Limitless Concept. When it goes into manufacturing, count on it to stay a giant, roomy two-row luxurious SUV with an opulent inside and the subsequent era of Lexus design language. As for its title, all present Lexus SUVs use a two-letter title with an X because the second letter, however this received’t exchange the present LX. Nevertheless, Toyota utilized for the “LQ” trademark in 2018—proper after the Limitless idea made its debut on the Detroit auto present.

What’s Not: Constructed on Toyota’s new TNGA-L platform, we count on the flagship to hold the brand new LS 500h’s 3.5-liter V-6, which presently makes 354 hp, and CVT and four-speed computerized hybrid transmission.

When: 2022

How A lot: $100,000


Infiniti QX55

What’s New: Infiniti is entering the now-popular SUV coupe game with the QX55. Based mostly on the QX50, the QX55 was impressed by the unique, groundbreaking FX, and as a substitute of getting a swooping silhouette just like the Mercedes-Benz GLE, its profile is almost an identical to the FX. The rear glass has a steep angle, which supplies the QX55 that coupelike form on the expense of some cargo capability. Count on monumental Infiniti logos and lettering on the hatch and different cool particulars.

What’s Not: The powertrain. We count on the QX55 to be powered by the identical 2.0-liter variable-compression turbo engine, which implies its 268 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque can be despatched to the entrance or all 4 wheels through a repeatedly variable transmission.

When: Late 2020

How A lot: $40,000 (est)


Porsche Macan EV

(Read our deep dive on the upcoming Porsche Macan EV here)

What’s New: Porsche’s Taycan delivers stunning electrical efficiency, however that automobile’s value and format give it area of interest attraction. How can the model apply its EV learnings to a mass-market providing? By electrifying its best-selling Macan. Hassle is, the MLB platform it rides on wasn’t designed for battery propulsion (although Audi tailored it for the E-Tron crossover). As such, the Macan will probably be constructed on the PPE structure that gives the idea for the Volkswagen Group’s premium electrical automobiles.

What’s Not: Electrical {hardware} and software program developed for the Taycan will probably be tailored to be used within the Macan EV—not like that’s a foul factor.

When: 2022

How A lot: $65,000 (est)


Volvo XC100

(Read our deep dive on the upcoming Volvo XC100 here)

What’s New: Volvo wants a halo automobile to indicate its dedication to and capabilities with electrical propulsion. That’ll manifest within the XC100, a flagship luxurious SUV. Though it’ll be mechanically just like the family-oriented next-gen XC90, the XC100 will take a extra indulgent method. Count on a four-seat format, comfort-tuned dynamics, autonomous capabilities, and dramatic styling meant to differentiate Volvo from its Polestar efficiency division. Volvo would possibly proceed to construct a hybrid XC90, however the XC100 will probably be purely electrical to indicate the model’s dedication to a gasoline-free future.

What’s Not: The brand new SPA-II structure would be the foundation for all of Volvo’s SUVs, from the XC40 to the XC100. Additionally shared: the Android infotainment system that’s making its method into Volvo and Polestar automobiles.

When: 2022

How A lot: $85,000 (est)


Byton M-Byte

(Read our First Look at the all-new 2021 Byton M-Byte here)

What’s New: Byton’s first providing, the battery-electric M-Byte, is an automotive Rorschach take a look at. Some see the pure evolution of the car right into a related, interactive, technology-loaded mobility platform. Others are aghast by its dash-spanning 48-inch screen and de-emphasis of driving (the entrance seats even swivel towards one another by 10 levels to ease dialog). Though the Stage Four autonomy it anticipates has been delayed, the China-based firm is carrying on undaunted. Like many different new EV entries, Byton is partnering with Electrify America for public charging.

What’s Not: The M-Byte is model new from the bottom to its roof.

When: Fall 2021

How A lot: $45,000 (est)


Future Automobiles: What’s NOW

They’re dropping market share to vehicles and SUVs, however conventional passenger automobiles are removed from lifeless. Though some automakers (ahem, Detroit) aren’t even attempting to promote sedans and coupes anymore, all of the automobile firms remaining are working twice as laborious to make their choices sleeker, extra compelling alternate options to the taller, truckier variations of the identical underlying automobiles. Whether or not it’s sexier styling, extra energy, or extra batteries, there’s a automobile for anybody not taken by the SUV craze.

Ferrari Roma

(Read our First Look at the Ferrari Roma here)

What’s New: Roma is the primary automobile to return off an all-new modular automobile structure that can finally underpin next-gen variations of the Portofino and GTC4Lusso, in addition to the long-awaited Ferrari Purosange SUV. Critically, this structure has been designed from the outset to accommodate a plug-in hybrid powertrain, although the Roma will launch solely with inside combustion engine energy. The three.9-liter twin-turbo V-Eight below the Roma’s hood makes 612 hp and 593 lb-ft, sufficient to scoot it from Zero to 60 mph in about 3.2 seconds, and drives the rear wheels via an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission. Ferrari claims the most effective weight-to-power ratio within the class. The Roma will characteristic the most recent model of the corporate’s wonderful Aspect Slip Management, with a drift mode that makes use of brake strain to regulate the yaw angles.

What’s Not: The engine is an upgraded model of the V-Eight used within the Portofino and GTC4Lusso T, and the transmission comes from the SF90.

When: 2020

How A lot: $230,000 (est)


Honda Civic

(Read our deep dive on the next Honda Civic here)

What’s New: Every little thing. Should you check out earlier life cycles, the Honda Civic has been changed roughly each 5 years—and if the New York auto present had occurred in April as scheduled, we might have footage by now. We count on the 11th era to be utterly redesigned for the 2021 mannequin yr, with new styling and expertise and upgraded powertrains. Given the recognition of the coupe and hatchback, we predict Honda will proceed to supply these physique types, together with the favored four-door sedan. Count on to see the normal trims first, adopted by the performance-oriented Si and Sort R in later yr fashions.

What’s Not: It’s probably we’ll see no less than one engine carried over from the present mannequin and elements shared with different Honda merchandise.

When: Late 2020

How a lot: $22,000 (est)


Hyundai Elantra

(Read our First Look at the 2021 Hyundai Elantra here)

What’s New: The brand new Elantra continues Hyundai’s design revolution with its odd new mug, a lot of triangular themes, and an all-new compact automobile platform underpinning it. In true Hyundai trend, the 2021 Elantra is offered with an overload of tech options, together with two 10.3-inch shows, wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, and phone-as-key functionality. For the primary time, a hybrid mannequin joins the lineup, and it brings gasoline economic system of greater than 50 mpg. Count on an N-Line and full-fledged N mannequin to observe the usual Elantra and the hybrid.

What’s Not: The bottom 2.0-liter I-Four and CVT carry over from the previous-generation Elantra.

When: Fall 2020

How A lot: $19,000 (est)


Genesis G80

(Read our First Look at the 2021 Genesis G80 here)

What’s New: Underpinned by a brand new Genesis-exclusive RWD platform shared with the GV80 SUV, the second-generation G80 returns with an assertive new look. Two new turbocharged engines, additionally shared with the GV80, provide 300 hp or extra, powering the rear wheels (or all 4). Step inside, and also you’re greeted with a minimalist but fashionable design highlighted by the infotainment system’s huge 14.5-inch display screen.

What’s Not: The usual eight-speed computerized transmission within the 2021 Genesis G80 is an up to date model of the identical unit discovered within the G70 and G90.

When: Summer season 2020

How A lot: $49,000 (est)


Mercedes-Benz E-Class

(Read our First Look at the 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class here)

What’s New: It’s mainly a refresh of the present E-Class, with a brand new grille and entrance bumper, a brand new hood with twin energy domes, new LED back lights and rear bumper, and the most recent era of the MBUX consumer interface. The three.0-liter turbocharged V-6 that powers at present’s E 450 is gone, changed by the three.0-liter turbocharged delicate hybrid inline-six that produces the identical 362 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque. And the plug-in hybrid E 350e sedan joins the lineup with a powertrain composed of the two.0-liter turbo-four from the E 350 augmented by a 120-hp electrical motor that contributes to a mixed output of 315 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque.

What’s Not: The entry-level 255-hp, 273-lb-ft 2.0-liter turbo-four is unchanged. This engine, which shares its structure and 48-volt delicate hybrid system with the brand new inline-six, arrives within the U.S. with refreshes of the C-Class sedan and GLC SUV.

When: 2020

How A lot: $55,000 (est)


BMW Four Sequence

(Read our deep dive on the new BMW 4 Series here)

What’s New: Sure, they’re actually going with that grille. Make peace with it, as a result of BMW isn’t backing down. Behind it, the Four Sequence will probably be practically an identical mechanically to the three Sequence. For the U.S., this implies turbocharged gasoline four- and six-cylinder inline engines with eight-speed computerized transmissions and rear- or all-wheel drive. The M4 is anticipated to make use of the brand new twin-turbo inline-six from the X3 M. The handbook transmission is probably going lifeless for this market.

What’s Not: Physique types are anticipated to stay the identical: coupe, convertible, and four-door Gran Coupe hatchback.

When: Late 2020

How A lot: $45,000-$70,000 (est)


Acura TLX

(Read our First Look at the 2021 Acura TLX here)

What’s New: The TLX has been utterly revamped for 2021 and gone again to its roots as a correct sport sedan. Now constructed on an unique platform, it includes a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder making 272 hp and 280 lb-ft normal. It drives a 10-speed computerized and the entrance or all 4 wheels with Acura’s Tremendous Dealing with All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD). The Sort S mannequin returns after a hiatus with a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V-6, which we count on to make no less than 350 hp. It, too, makes use of the 10-speed and comes with SH-AWD normal. The brakes and suspension, in the meantime, have been redesigned for sportier driving. Inside, it’s an evolution of Acura’s newest design seen beforehand within the RDX crossover.

What’s Not: Regardless of its extra cab-rearward proportions, the Acura TLX will proceed to journey on a front-drive-based platform, although it’s now an unique platform.

When: Fall 2020 (base, Spring 2021 for Sort S)

How A lot: $35,000 (est)


Jaguar XJ

(Read our deep dive on the upcoming Jaguar XJ EV here)

What’s New: The final Jaguar XJ sedan powered by an inside combustion engine rolled off the road in July 2019, ending 51 years of steady manufacturing of the long-lasting nameplate. Changing it’s an all-new, all-electric Jaguar flagship that will probably be a extra conventionally styled automobile than the corporate’s groundbreaking I-Tempo, with a low-slung sedan profile, although it’s going to have a big rear hatch as a substitute of a standard trunk. The brand new automobile received’t share its underpinnings with the I-Tempo, both, however will probably be constructed on Jaguar’s new Modular Longitudinal Structure, which is designed to accommodate delicate hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains along with a BEV powertrain. Prime-spec fashions are stated to be geared up with a 100-kW-hr battery and 4 motors creating a complete of 800 hp.

What’s Not: Every little thing else is new, however Jaguar’s flagship retains the XJ title.

When: 2021

How A lot: $90,000 (est)


Toyota Mirai

(Read our First Look at the 2021 Toyota Mirai here)

What’s New: Each stunning inch of this automobile is completely (and thoughtfully) reimagined and designed (a phrase that scarcely utilized to its predecessor) to attraction to a vastly broader viewers and command a better price ticket. Longer, decrease, and wider (by about Three inches every), it rides on new rear-drive structure and 20-inch rolling inventory. We’re promised unprecedented driving dynamics apropos of the Lexus-look four-door-coupe styling. Count on a quieter cabin, a 12.3-inch infotainment system, a 14-speaker JBL sound system, and comfy seating for 5. Slicker aerodynamics, enhancements in effectivity of the next-gen gasoline cell stack, and a bigger hydrogen tank will lengthen the driving vary of this larger, quicker, better-handling automobile to about 400 miles.

What’s Not: The title, which implies “future” in Japanese.

When: Late 2020

How A lot: $60,000 (est)


Future Automobiles: What’s NEXT

They could be out of favor proper now, however conventional three-box automobiles won’t ever go away. To verify, automakers world wide are pouring monumental assets into design and engineering to maintain sedans, coupes, and convertibles as fascinating and as compelling as potential. Whether or not they’re constructed for enjoyable, luxurious, a little bit of each, or simply to get you the place it is advisable to go, the automobiles of the close to future will provide extra fashion and expertise than ever as they attempt to woo you away from becoming a member of the SUV herd.

Cadillac Celestiq

(Read our deep dive on the upcoming Cadillac Celestiq here)

What’s New: The Celestiq is a large four-door, four-passenger, full-size electrical automobile with large wheels and a hatch as a substitute of a trunk. It will likely be a hand-built grand tourer with tons of executive-style house within the very extensive again seat. A tinted glass roof extends from the windshield to the rear hatch. Every bespoke sedan could have wealthy detailing resembling flower petals embedded int the acrylic décor. The Celestiq rides on GM’s new BEV3 devoted electrical automobile structure, which makes use of fast-charging Ultium batteries, positioned below the ground.

What’s Not: Design takes some cues from the Cadillac Escala idea. Banner expertise resembling Tremendous Cruise will probably be normal.

When: 2022

How a lot: $200,000 (est)


Mercedes-Benz S-Class

(Read our deep dive on the upcoming Mercedes-Benz S-Class here)

What’s New: Code-named W223, the brand new S-Class is a significant redesign of the flagship Mercedes sedan. The outside options taut, elegant surfacing, an extended dash-to-axle ratio, and a extra rakish C-pillar. Up entrance, high-tech digital headlights flank a brand new grille. The lavish new inside includes a dramatic sprint design and two screens; the horizontal one in entrance of the motive force is just like the one used within the present S-Class, and a Tesla-sized vertical display screen extends upward from the middle console. Powertrains will embrace the not too long ago launched 3.0-liter straight-six and the AMG-developed 4.0-liter V-8—each that includes a 48-volt delicate hybrid system—and there will probably be a plug-in hybrid model. The brand new S-Class may even boast Stage Three autonomous functionality.

What’s Not: In fact there’s a Mercedes-AMG model within the wings. Count on a big-horsepower model of the 4.0-liter V-8, all-wheel drive, and obtainable carbon-fiber trim inside.

When: Late 2020

How A lot: $95,000 (est)


Hyundai Prophecy Idea

(Read our First Look at the Hyundai Prophecy Concept here)

What’s New: As its description implies, this can be a idea automobile—and a design you’ll by no means drive. Proof? Its steering wheel has been changed by twin joysticks, a perennial dream automobile crowd-pleaser. Nevertheless, be aware that its title is Prophecy—and we suspect that’s no random alternative. It’s an idea, sure, but additionally a form that would very probably predict that of a future battery-electric manufacturing model. Most notably, Hyundai’s designers have gone to nice lengths to attenuate aero drag to maximise its vary. For example, be aware its strikingly Mannequin 3-like nostril (aside from its multipoint “Pixel” headlights) and that fastidiously swept-back tail to maintain airflow connected so long as potential. Don’t be shocked to see this form sometime sitting atop the skateboard platform created by EV startup and Hyundai companion Canoo.

What’s Not: Being an idea automobile, the Prophecy was penned on a clear piece of paper.

When: N/A

How A lot: N/A


Lexus IS

(Read our deep dive on the new Lexus IS here)

What’s New: The IS is a midcycle refresh of Lexus’ entry-level sedan, final revised in 2016. Though the surface will definitely look completely different, with extra LS-inspired styling, the IS’ underpinnings would be the identical, albeit with revised suspension tuning and an improved chassis. The inside will probably be up to date to mirror present design language, as effectively. As a result of this isn’t a wheels-up redesign, some components will probably be acquainted, however adjustments to the dashboard and infotainment setups will give the IS a contemporary look inside.

What’s Not: We count on the powertrains to stay the identical. Which means a 2.0-liter I-Four making 241 hp within the base mannequin, a 3.5-liter V-6 making 260 hp in AWD variations, and an uprated 3.5-liter V-6 making 311 hp in pricier trims.

When: Late 2020

How A lot: $40,000 (est)


Subaru WRX And WRX STI

What’s New: Subaru’s growing older WRX and WRX STI high-performance sedans transfer to the scalable Subaru International Platform. Regardless of the automobiles’ new underpinnings and redesigned bodywork, the 2 rally-inspired sedans evolve the formulation of previous WRX and WRX STI fashions by sustaining staple options resembling normal all-wheel drive and a strong turbocharged flat-four engine. Search for the run-of-the-mill WRX to commerce the present automobile’s 268-hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder for a bigger, barely extra highly effective 2.4-liter unit that mates to both a six-speed handbook gearbox or an obtainable CVT. The massive-winged, stick-shift-only WRX STI, in the meantime, is because of feature a nearly 400-hp variant of its sibling’s 2.4-liter four-pot.

What’s Not: Each the platform and the essential engine already underpin a number of different Subaru merchandise.

When: Early 2021

How A lot: $30,000 (est)


Toyota GR86

(Read our deep dive on the next Toyota 86 here)

What’s New: Toyota and Subaru are making large adjustments for the second coming of the co-developed Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ. A brand new powerplant will steal probably the most headlines, probably the two.4-liter turbocharged unit that makes 260 hp and 277 lb-ft within the Subaru Ascent—that might have the upcoming two-door making 55 hp and 122 lb-ft (!) greater than the present Toyobaru. The alternative 86 will probably be rebranded because the GR86, just like the GR Supra, to strengthen Toyota’s Gazoo Racing efficiency arm. Toyota is anticipated to provide the underpinnings for the brand new coupes, probably a model of the automaker’s modular TNGA platform.

What’s Not: Though it hasn’t been confirmed, we’re praying these two will retain a handbook gearbox choice.

When: Summer season 2021

How A lot: $30,000 (est)


Mazda6

What’s New: Mazda has blown up the 6 rulebook. Entrance-drive four-cylinder? Neglect it. The next 6 will be rear-drive and powered by an all-new inline-six with Skyactiv-X spark-controlled compression ignition and a supercharger. An all-new eight-speed computerized backs up the engine, and Mazda’s i-Activ all-wheel drive will probably be provided. Though this powertrain will probably be first out the door, current patents present Mazda is engaged on electrification concepts, together with an electrical motor mounted on the gasoline engine with extra in-wheel electrical motors.

What’s Not: The design of the brand new 6 could also be hiding in plain sight, previewed by the Vision Coupe Concept proven right here (which is definitely a sedan, or four-door coupe in trendy advertising converse).

When: 2022

How A lot: $28,000 (est)


BMW I4

(Read our First Look at the BMW i4 Concept here)

What’s New: The i4 is BMW’s first stab at a midsize EV, and its first job is to take the struggle to the Tesla Mannequin 3. Every little thing from the large kidney grill to the funky rear taillights will probably be new. BMW says it’s going to have an EPA-estimated vary of 270 miles on a full cost and can dash from Zero to 60 mph in 4.Zero seconds. The i4 may even be able to (principally) drive itself with radar, lidar, and different sensors hiding behind these infected kidneys. It’ll seat as much as 4, characteristic BMW’s swoopy Gran Coupe fastback styling, and be the primary automobile to put on BMW’s redesigned brand.

What’s Not: BMW’s i and M manufacturers nonetheless aren’t combining their efforts, so no efficiency fashions.

When: Early 2022

How A lot: $55,000 (est)


Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

(Read our exclusive deep drive on the upcoming Mercedes-Benz SL-Class here)

What’s New: Having drifted removed from its Tremendous-Leicht roots, the utterly redesigned SL is beginning over as an AMG, constructed on the subsequent era of the efficiency model’s unique sports activities automobile platform below the GT S, GT C, and GT R supercars. Differentiating itself, the SL will get a folding hard-top convertible roof and a pair of+2 seating, straddling the divide between the AMG GT roadster and the dying S-Class Cabriolet.

What’s Not: A slew of AMG engines are lined up for obligation, from turbocharged and delicate hybrid inline-fours and -sixes to twin-turbocharged and delicate hybrid V-8s. Each rear- and 4Matic+ all-wheel drive will probably be provided, indicating a nine-speed computerized fairly than the GT’s racy dual-clutch.

When: Late 2021

How A lot: $100,000 (est)


Lucid Air

(Read our exclusive interview with the CEO of Lucid Motors here)

What’s New: Coming from a lot of the mind belief that created the Tesla Mannequin S and each battery utilized in System E, the Lucid Air is in some ways the now-aging Mannequin S’ religious successor. The automobile is a expertise powerhouse, initially with 1,000 hp (and doubtlessly 1,200 hp) from its twin electrical motors—with a three-motor model within the plans. A key advance is its motors’ operation at a hovering 900 volts, miniaturizing the drivetrain. The result’s sudden passenger room inside, cloaked in a chic form penned by ex-Mazda design chief Derek Jenkins.

What’s Not: As Lucid’s from-the-ground-up first providing, it shares nothing with something earlier than it.

When: Fall 2021

How A lot: $60,000 (est)


Mercedes-Benz EQS

(Read our First Look at the Mercedes-Benz EQS Concept here)

What’s New: The EQS is the primary of 4 mid- to large-sized electrical automobiles—two automobiles and two SUVs—scheduled to return off Daimler’s new modular BEV structure. Because the title suggests, that is meant to be the electrical equal of an S-Class and is roughly the identical total dimension as the present flagship Mercedes sedan. Regardless of a sporty roofline impressed by the CLS and AMG GT 4-Door, the BEV structure follows the acquainted skateboard format with a central underfloor battery pack and motors at every axle, which affords considerably extra room for passengers and their stuff. The dramatic inside includes a full-width display screen spanning the sprint and increasing all the way down to the middle console.

What’s Not: Assorted items of suspension and brake {hardware}. The flush door handles and next-gen MBUX system will probably be shared with the brand new W223 S-Class.

When: 2021

How A lot: $110,000 (est)


Audi TT E-Tron

(Read our deep dive on the upcoming Audi TT E-Tron here)

What’s New: Audi’s shifting priorities killed off the TT as we all know it, however the iconic coupe will dwell on in spirit with battery energy. Though Audi and Porsche are engaged on the PPE platform for big premium EVs and the Taycan’s J1 platform will assist Porsche electrical sports activities automobiles, Volkswagen’s MEB platform will underpin the TT E-Tron. MEB’s dual-motor functionality will present Quattro electrical all-wheel drive. As earlier than, the TT EV could have snazzy styling, a sensible hatchback, and a drop-top variant.

What’s Not: Like its combustion forebear, the Audi TT E-Tron will share elements with frequent Volkswagens from the MEB platform.

When: 2023

How A lot: $50,000 (est)


Future Vans and Vans: What’s NOW

Pickup vehicles are nonetheless the best-selling automobiles in America. Hundreds of thousands and hundreds of thousands promote yearly, for transferring furnishings, hauling building gear, or towing your boat to the river. Throw in greater revenue margins than SUVs or automobiles, and you’ve got a automobile phase the automakers will all the time covet and wish to increase. A ton (or half-ton) of redesigned vehicles have hit the market previously few years, however there are nonetheless extra to return on this extremely aggressive phase.

In the meantime, minivans should be combating to shed their picture of parental capitulation, but it surely’s a fiercely fought phase all the identical. We is probably not shopping for as many crumb cruncher carriers as we used to, however after we do, we wish them to be absolutely the pinnacle of household transportation. So work continues to make them extra comfy, extra purposeful, and extra kid-friendly than ever.

Chevrolet Colorado/GMC Canyon

(Read our coverage of the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado here)

What’s New: Up to date exterior designs are in retailer for the refreshed vehicles. The Colorado’s earlier base trim has been discontinued, making the Work Truck the brand new entry mannequin and elevating the truck’s beginning value. On the Canyon, the AT4 trim replaces the All Terrain, and the Denali receives minor updates, together with a brand new grille design and inside shade theme.

What’s Not: Mechanical bits keep the identical. Engine choices will proceed to incorporate a 2.5-liter four-cylinder, a 3.6-liter V-6, and a 2.8-liter turbodiesel.

When: Late Spring 2020

How A lot: $26,395


Toyota Sienna

(Read our First Look at the 2021 Toyota Sienna here)

What’s New: The 2021 Toyota Sienna marks the mannequin’s first redesign in a decade. Resting on a variant of the Toyota New International Structure TNGA-Ok platform that additionally underpins the likes of the Toyota Camry sedan and Highlander crossover SUV, the fourth-generation Sienna trades its predecessor’s upright styling and 296-horsepower V-6 engine for lower-slung appears and an ordinary hybrid powertrain that depends on a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and two electrical motors to provide 243 hp. A 3rd motor mounts to the rear axle on all-wheel-drive fashions. Yep, it’s hybrid solely, which can imply 33 mpg gasoline economic system within the mixed cycle, higher than the Chrysler Pacifica minivan, and much better than the gas-only minivan pack. Normal security and comfort objects embrace computerized entrance braking with pedestrian safety, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise management, and lane centering. Together with its polarizingly muscular styling, the most recent Sienna welcomes obtainable niceties like a vacuum cleaner, a fridge, kick-activated sliding doorways, and second-row “Tremendous Lengthy Slide” bucket seats with 25 inches of fore-and-aft journey.

What’s Not: Save for its title and minivan physique fashion, the 2021 Sienna shares little else with its forebear.

When: Late 2020

How A lot: $35,000 (est.)


Chrysler Pacifica

(Read our First Look at the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica here)

What’s New: A brand new all-wheel-drive choice, Pinnacle trim stage, entrance and rear styling revisions, and a significant improve to the pace and functionality of the Uconnect system spotlight this midcycle refresh. Accessible solely on gasoline fashions, the AWD system preserves Stow ‘N Go seating and may idle the driveshaft to save lots of gasoline. Pinnacle fashions get opulent quilted leather-based seats and pillows, a suede headliner, and platinum chrome exterior trim. Uconnect 5.Zero is 5 instances quicker and options Alexa integration plus a higher-resolution 10.1-inch display screen that may mirror two Android or Apple telephones.

What’s Not: The powertrains stay the identical, as does styling on lower-spec Voyager fashions, which exchange the Dodge Grand Caravan.

When: Fall 2020

How A lot: $35,500-$52,000 (est)


Honda Odyssey

(Read our First Look at the 2021 Honda Odyssey here)

What’s New: You’ll see quite a few security, expertise, and design upgrades. With a redesigned entrance fascia, grille, and new housings for the foglights, the Odyssey is receiving a reasonably in depth midcycle improve. The second-row seats can now fold flat (a packaging boo-boo now fastened), permitting extra room for bigger objects. The Odyssey can also be getting a brand new rear-seat reminder that works with the CabinWatch digicam to alert drivers what nonetheless resides behind them once they flip off the engine. As with all not too long ago up to date Hondas, Honda Sensing is normal on all 2021 Odysseys.

What’s Not: The engine, platform, and infotainment system are the identical. All Odysseys will proceed to be powered by a 3.5-liter V-6 with 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque. A 10-speed computerized will proceed to sFuture Vans and Minivans coming quickly idea carsend energy to the entrance wheels.

When: Fall 2020

How A lot: $33,000 (est)


Future Vans: What’s NEXT

Vans are the best-selling automobiles in America, and we don’t count on that to vary any time quickly, definitely not earlier than these vehicles of the longer term change into the vehicles of at present. From electrical vehicles with monster energy and nil emissions to small vehicles that slot in your storage to a complete rethink of what a pickup may be, there will probably be numerous methods to maneuver your mates’ furnishings within the years to return.

Tesla Cybertruck

(Read our complete coverage of the Tesla Cybertruck here)

What’s New: Tesla’s tackle the pickup truck is extra than simply its stealth-bomber styling. Its sheetmetal is 3mm-thick unpainted stainless-steel that’s bent into form, as a substitute of stamped as with conventional vehicles. Its F-150-sized body has a entrance and rear trunk, a 6.5-foot mattress, and built-in storage in its mattress buttresses. Inside are two rows of bench seats with seating for six. Tesla says the Cybertruck can journey as much as 500 miles on a cost when packaged with a brand new “double-stacked” battery.

What’s Not: Its motors—it’s obtainable with single-motor rear drive, dual-motor all-wheel drive, and tri-motor all-wheel drive—are borrowed from the Mannequin S (with the latter setup making round 800 horsepower and 1,000 lb-ft of torque). The Cybertruck’s air suspension, which is each load-leveling and able to tilting the again towards the bottom so you may drive ATVs straight into the mattress, comes from the Mannequin X. From the Mannequin Three and Mannequin Y, the Cybertruck will get Tesla’s acquainted horizontal pill infotainment setup.

When: Early 2022

How A lot: $39,900 (single-motor); $49,900 (dual-motor); $69,900 (tri-motor)


GMC Hummer SUT and SUV

(Read our deep dive on the all-new GMC Hummer truck and SUV here)

What’s New: Normal Motors brings again the Hummer title on a GMC full-size electrical pickup it calls an SUT (sport utility truck), to be adopted by an electrical SUV. Each Hummers will probably be intimidating: squared-off and boxy with brief overhangs and upright windshields, obtainable in short- and long-wheelbase configurations, with an adjustable unbiased air suspension, large off-road tires, rugged working boards, and a detachable targa high that may be saved within the frunk (entrance trunk). They journey on GM’s BEV3 devoted electrical automobile structure with as much as three drive motors (AWD) and Ultium fast-charging batteries in a alternative of pack sizes within the ground. Essentially the most highly effective will present as much as 1,000 horsepower and 11,500 lb-ft of axle torque. Inside is an upright 15-inch touchscreen, beefy steering wheel, and large gearshift.

What’s Not: Some Hummer design DNA.

When: Fall 2021

How A lot: $70,000 (est)


Ram Dakota

What’s New: The choice to bring back the Dakota after a decade off is essentially in response to constructive reception of the Chevrolet Colorado, the return of the Ford Ranger, and the continued success of the Toyota Tacoma. It can probably characteristic a scaled-down model of the design language seen on the Ram 1500 and an identical inside design, full with a big tablet-style touchscreen show. Count on it to characteristic gasoline and diesel choices, in addition to a potential hybrid powertrains.

What’s Not: Powertrains will nearly definitely be borrowed from the bigger Ram 1500.

When: 2021

How A lot: $21,500-$45,000 (est)


Ford F-150

(Read our deep dive on the new F-150 here)

What’s New: It’s straightforward to give attention to the brand new entrance finish and a mixture of styling cues from the not too long ago refreshed Tremendous Obligation vehicles and the next-generation Ranger. However the actual adjustments are deeper. A brand new platform helps a hybrid powertrain with a 3.5-liter gasoline V-6 and electrical motors, in addition to an all-electric mannequin anticipated after the usual vehicles go on sale. All present engines proceed, with updates anticipated to the diesel V-6 and the gasoline V-8. An up to date dashboard will get an all-digital instrument cluster and an unlimited touchscreen infotainment system on greater trims.

What’s Not: Except for the brand new entrance finish and taillights, bodywork is mainly the identical. Most powertrains carry over, every utilizing the 10-speed computerized.

When: Late 2020

How A lot: $30,000-$70,000


Chevrolet Silverado EV

What’s New: Normal Motors has confirmed there will be a fullsize electric pickup for Chevrolet, but it surely won’t be referred to as the Silverado and the timeframe is just not being disclosed. The Chevy will use utilizing GM’s BEV3 devoted electrical automobile structure and Ultium fast-charging batteries. Just like the GMC Hummer SUT electrical sport utility pickup, it might provide completely different numbers of electrical motors and various sizes of battery packs to supply base fashions in addition to extra efficiency and functionality. One idea has an 18-inch touchscreen inside a Excessive Nation trim stage with a lot of brown leather-based.

What’s Not: No carryover from present Silverado, not even the title.

When: 2025

How A lot: $60,000 (est)


Ford Courier/Maverick

(Read our deep dive on the upcoming Ford Courier here)

What’s New: Ford is including a compact unibody pickup truck to the lineup primarily based on the identical platform underpinning the Focus and Fiesta, that are now not bought within the U.S. Rumored to be named Courier, the trucklet fills the hole left by the cancelled Focus Lively crossover. Not like the Brazilian-built Courier bought in different markets, the brand new small Ford truck will look the half, taking cues from the subsequent Ranger and new Bronco Sport. Drivetrain choices will probably embrace a spread of four-cylinder engines and even perhaps Ford’s EcoBoost turbocharged three-cylinder.

What’s Not: The title. If Ford does go together with the Courier moniker, it could revive a nameplate final used on a badge-engineered Mazda pickup within the 1970s. An alternate alternative, Maverick (additionally from the ’70s, however on a coupe) has additionally been posited.

When: 2021

How A lot: $20,000 (est)

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