New models are the sleekest and most efficient they’ve ever been, and they are loaded with new features to excite any new car buyers. Technological advances are better than ever, and automakers have been able to create new designs faster than ever. New models from BMW, Jeep and Porsche, among others, are making 2015 a great year for car enthusiasts.
A leading online automotive website has developed a list of the ten most anticipated vehicles for next year, including some old favorites from U.S. automakers as well as new designs from Europe. The list is an excellent mix of tough, sporty, old and new from all around the world.
In the #10 spot is the 2015 Hyundai Sonata. Hyundai has become increasingly popular and is one of the fastest growing brands. The signature Sonata for next year will definitely turn some heads. The new design is unique among the other midsize sedans, with a new expanded front grille and chrome accents.
The 2015 Ford F-150 is next on the list at #9. The ever-popular model has a new rugged design with added aluminum skeletal components for added efficiency, an EcoBoost engine with a wide variety of available powertrains. The new F-150 will be a strong contender for top seller when the new model takes the market by storm.
In the luxury car category and #8 on the list, the new Mercedes 2015 C-class is eagerly anticipated in the coming year. Engineers have worked magic once again, the result being a remarkable mix of sophisticated craftsmanship and superior performance. The suspension has been redesigned and the engine retooled. The new design boasts a roomier, more luxurious interior, and both Sport and Luxury trim are available to please any buyer.
At #7, the 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 promises a driving experience “akin to a fighter jet” according to the Cars.com list. The Z06 is enormously powerful and precise, with a supercharged V-8 that delivers 625 horses. A variety of configurations will be available, such as coupe and convertible, guaranteed to satisfy fans of the sport/racing genre.
The Lexus RC F is another luxury model that makes the list at #6, and it is poised to take the world by storm. The RC F is engineered to perform, and has a beautifully designed interior with 450 horsepower and 388 lb-feet of torque. The unique hourglass shaped front grille makes it even more handsome, and the powerful engine will make the RC F fierce competition against any sports car.
The 2015 Porsche Macan SUV took three years of development, and now makes the list at #5 of the most anticipated models. It’s a more compact than the Cayenne, and is equipped with a twin turbocharged V-6 able to achieve 400 horsepower. In some ways it’s a miniature Cayenne, but there are some exterior design aspects that definitely set the Macan apart, as well as a luxurious interior fully loaded with the latest in electronic technology.
The German’s answer to the Tesla, the 2014 BMW i8, takes the #4 spot on the Cars.com list. The interior was inspired by science fiction, and the futuristic plug-in electric even has attention-getting swing-up doors. BMW says the i8 is “the first sports car with the consumption and emission values of a compact car.
#3 is the Jeep Renegade for 2015, which Jeep expects to take the crossover SUV market by storm. The outdoorsy, rugged and blocky Renegade will appeal to customers who need a compact SUV that can deliver dependability and superior performance while still offering a pleasing array of high-end options.
The classic Ford Mustang is at #2 with the much talked about 2015 model having been unveiled. It’s more efficient now, also lighter and wider. Its EcoBoost engine built for highway performance with power, luxury and technology options that customers expect from Mustang.
At #1 is the exotic, sporty and much anticipated Alfa Romero 4C. The turbocharged 4-cylinder engine is encased in carbon fiber and an aluminum chassis, making the 4C the ultimate in performance. After an absence of 20 years from the American market, the 4C is making a spectacular return and is sure to impress those looking for the ultimate sports car with a European flair.