If you’re a self-confessed automobile junkie tighten your seatbelt because 2015 is shaping up to be one of the most electrifying years yet! There are some incredible new developments in the making and we can’t wait to see what the world’s premier automobile manufacturers have up their sleeves. To get you well and truly excited we’ve put together this insider’s sneak peek at some of the hottest new car models that are set to hit showrooms in 2015.
Alfa Romeo 4C
With its aluminium, carbon fiber and composite material body, the Alfa Romeo 4C is an ultra-light sports coupe boasting irresistible curves and contours. As well as being beautiful the car also delivers on grunt, with an acceleration time of zero to 60mph in just four seconds!
Compact and practical, the Audi A3 isn’t the most extravagant of models however for city slickers it’s the perfect combination of stylish and zippy. A turbocharged four-cylinder engine comes as standard while Audi’s trademark ‘quattro’ all-wheel-drive system ensures flawless on-road handling. State-of-the-art collision prevention functionality and built in 4G internet connectivity give the model up-to-the-minute appeal.
Chevrolet GMC Canyon
For those that love their wheels to go the whole hog the Chevrolet GMC Canyon is one of 2015’s biggest new release models. The 193 horsepower four-cylinder engine is more than capable of making the distance while those demanding extra grit can upgrade to the 302-horsepower 3.6-liter V6.
Chevrolet Corvette Z06
It may not be an all new but the 2015 version of the Chevy Corvette Stingray elevates performance to a whole new level. The supercharged 6.2 litre V8 engine delivers a massive 625 horsepower while a streamlined body has been specially designed to refine aerodynamics. Carbon ceramic-matrix brakes make for an ultra-smooth ride while cutting edge Magnetic Ride Control options allow drivers to customise their handling preferences.
To celebrate the model’s 50th anniversary Ford has unveiled the new look 2015 Ford Mustang which sees the original versions given a sleek and low lying makeover. ‘EcoBoost’ mode makes the 2.3 litre four-cylinder engine amazingly fuel efficient while an intelligent Selectable Driving Modes system allows drivers to specify everything from steering and stability to transmission and engine response. A built in blind spot warning function also adds a valuable element of safety to the iconic car.
Porsche 918 Spyder
2015 will see the highly anticipated debut of the limited edition 918 Spyder, a next generation plug-in hybrid supercar boasting out of this world performance and a sky high price tag to match! Engineers claim the car can go from zero to 62 mph in just 2.8 seconds, a feat that makes it one of the fastest cars ever made.
[All images via: Forbes]
If you’re thinking of investing in any of these four wheeled beauties, then you better make sure you find a good deal on car insurance.