2024 New Car Calendar for Australia

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There’s no shortage of new metal coming to Australia in 2024, from high-performance electric cars to city hatchback and diesel work utes. Here’s everything on the horizon.

As the Australian car market prepares to post an all-time record for new vehicle sales, there is a glut of fresh new cars, SUVs, utes and vans due in local showrooms in 2024 and beyond.

Last year (2023) was big for new-car launches, however 2024 is shaping up to be just as busy – as manufacturers look to not only introduce new models, but with stock shortages and production bottlenecks easing, have plenty of cars on the ground to sell.

Among the stars of the 2024 launch calendar is the new Toyota Prado, the first new model in close to 15 years, which is due in showrooms in the middle of the year – pending any delays.

The dual-cab ute category is set to welcome a new Mitsubishi Triton, a plug-in hybrid pick-up from Chinese car maker BYD, and the tray-backed version of last year’s Ineos Grenadier four-wheel-drive wagon.

New performance cars on the way include the new Ford Mustang, Mercedes-AMG C63 and electric Hyundai Ioniq 5 N, while for electric-car fans there is set to be the first battery-powered vehicles in Australia from Toyota, Subaru, Volkswagen and Jeep.

For buyers on a budget there is poised to be an all-new MG 3, new Suzuki Swift and updated Hyundai i30, while new family SUVs on the way include the Hyundai Tucson and Kia Sportage hybrids, Skoda Kodiaq and BYD Seal U plug-in hybrid.

After working the phones leading up to and since the summer break, this is Drive’s exclusive up-to-date guide to every model confirmed (or expected) to launch in Australia in 2024 and beyond, correct as of the date below.

Drive will update this story progressively throughout the year with new models and updated dates, as they come to hand – however production interruptions and shipping delays across the car industry mean the information below is subject to change.

LAST UPDATE: 1 January 2024

Note: ‘Quarters’ refer to three-month periods throughout the calendar year – so January to March (first quarter), April to June (Q2), July to September (Q3) and October to December (Q4). ‘MY’ refers to model year.

Alfa Romeo: New models

Alpina: New models

None confirmed as of Jan 1.

Aston Martin: New models

Audi: New models

Bentley: New models

No new models confirmed for 2024 at the time of publication.

BMW: New models

What else?

BYD: New models

Cadillac: New models

What else?

Chevrolet/GMC (General Motors Specialty Vehicles): New models

Chery: New models

Citroen: New models

Cupra: New models

Ferrari: New models

Fiat/Abarth: New models

What else?

Ford: New models

What else?

Genesis: New models

Any overseas models Australia won’t get?

GWM: New models

What else?

Honda: New models

No new models confirmed for 2024.

What else?

Hyundai: New models

What else?

Ineos: New models

Isuzu: New models

Jaguar: New models

Jeep: New models

Kia: New models

What else?

Lamborghini: New models

Land Rover: New models

LDV: New models

Lexus: New models

What else?

Lotus: New models

Mahindra: New models

No new models confirmed for 2024.

What else?

Maserati: New models

What else?

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Mazda: New models

What else?

McLaren: New models

Mercedes-Benz: New models

What else?

MG: New models

What else?

Mini: New models

What else?

Mitsubishi: New models

What else?

Nissan: New models

What else?

Peugeot: New models

What else?

Polestar: New models

What else?

Porsche: New models

Ram: New models

What else?

Range Rover: New models

Renault: New models

What else?

Rolls-Royce: New models

No new models confirmed for 2024.

Skoda: New models

SsangYong: New models

What else?

Subaru: New models

What else?

Suzuki: New models

What else?

Tesla: New models

What else?

Toyota: New models

What else?

Not coming to Australia

Volkswagen: New models

What else?

Volvo: New models

What else?

Anything else?

  • Aiways brand (details) – Australia on the cards
  • DeLorean electric car (details) – ruled out for Australia
  • JAC ute from China (details) – diesel and electric expected in 2024
  • Koenigsegg CC850 (revealed) – at least one coming to Australia
  • Rivian vehicles (details) – Australian launch all but confirmed, but timing to be confirmed
  • Sony and Honda partnership (details) – first models from 2025, but Australia unclear

Alex Misoyannis has been writing about cars since 2017, when he started his own website, Redline. He contributed for Drive in 2018, before joining CarAdvice in 2019, becoming a regular contributing journalist within the news team in 2020.

Cars have played a central role throughout Alex’s life, from flicking through car magazines at a young age, to growing up around performance vehicles in a car-loving family.

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