GoAuto's new car diary

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Can't wait to drive away in that new model you have seen recently?

Be in the know and look up when your next new car is being launched with GoAuto's New Car Diary, a comprehensive listing of all future model release dates in Australia.

New car diary for August 2017

Make: Volkswagen

Model: Crafter

Released: Aug 2017

Volkswagen will replace its ageing Crafter large van with a fully refreshed new model, starting from the second half of 2017. Customisation will a be large selling point for the Crafter, as it will be offered in a range of body styles, sizes and engine outputs from its EA288 2.0-litre turbo-diesel unit.
read more about the Volkswagen Crafter

Make: Jeep

Model: Compass

Released: Aug 2017

Jeep's small-size SUV, the Compass, enters its second generation positioned as a mini Grand Cherokee. A nine-speed automatic transmission will be used by all four-wheel-drive variants, which sacrifice none of their off-road ability in the transition to the new model.
read more about the Jeep Compass

Make: McLaren

Model: 720S

Released: Aug 2017

McLaren's first second-generation model, the Super Series, will be rolled out in 720S form initially. With 530kW and 770Nm on tap, the supercar will blast from standstill to 200km/h in a ludicrous 7.8 seconds.
read more about the McLaren 720S

Make: Hyundai

Model: Kona

Released: Aug 2017

Hyundai will finally enter the hotly contested small-size SUV segment when its debuts the Kona as a competitor for the Mazda CX-3. A split-level headlight cluster and large hexagonal grille dominate the edgy front fascia.
read more about the Hyundai Kona

Make: Peugeot

Model: 3008

Released: Aug 2017

Peugeot’s new-generation 3008 crossover SUV touches down in Australia in the third quarter of 2017, featuring Euro 6 powertrains including a 1.6-litre petrol unit and a 2.0-litre turbo-diesel unit, both powered by an Aisin six-speed automatic transmission.
read more about the Peugeot 3008

Make: Porsche

Model: Panamera - Turbo S E-Hybrid

Released: Aug 2017

Porsche will introduce a new flagship for its second-gen Panamera range, with the arrival of the Turbo S E-Hybrid. A 4.0-litre turbo-petrol V8 is paired with an electric motor for a combined outputs of 500kW and 850Nm.
read more about the Porsche Panamera

Make: Mercedes-Benz

Model: E-class - Cabriolet

Released: Aug 2017

Mercedes-Benz will introduce a much larger E-Class Cabriolet, which eschews the previous model's C-Class underpinnings for those of its namesake. Otherwise identical to its coupe sibling, the drop-top combines luxury and style.
read more about the Mercedes-Benz E-class

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