New and updated vehicles launching in Australia in 2016

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It's a big year ahead, this one. From Ford's hotly anticipated Mustang this month through to the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class in the fourth quarter - and everything in between - there's plenty for enthusiasts and new car buyers to look forward to.

Below is a calendar of the new models locked in for an Australian launch in 2016, listed in chronological order as best as can be confirmed at this early stage in the year.

We'll update this list over time, and you can read more in-depth coverage of the year ahead - by both brand and segment - at our 2016 New Cars page.

Which cars are you looking forward to the most in 2016? Are you in the market for a new model yourself? Tell us in the comments below.

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Ford Mustang – January
Holden Spark – January
Kia Sportage – January
Mahindra Genio update – January
Mahindra XUV500 update – January for manual, Q2 for auto
Mercedes-Benz A-Class update (includes A45) – January
Porsche Macan GTS – January
Renault Master 12-seat bus – January
Audi A4 2.0 TFSI quattro
Audi A4 sedan – February
Hyundai Elantra – February
Infiniti Q70 update – February
Jaguar XF – February
Lexus GS F – February
BMW 750i/750iL – March
Jaguar XJ – March
Kia Picanto – March
Porsche 911 Carrera – March
Range Rover SVAutobiography – March
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Toyota Prius – March
Audi A4 Avant – March/April
Abarth range update update – Q1
Citroen C4 Cactus – Q1
Ferrari 488 GTB – Q1
Fiat 500 update – Q1
Ford Falcon XR Sprint – Q1
Lotus Evora 400 – Q1
Mercedes-Benz CLA45 update – Q1
Mercedes-Benz GLA45 update – Q1
Mitsubishi Mirage update – Q1
Peugeot 308 GTi – Q1
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Skoda Superb – Q1
Volkswagen Passat Alltrack – Q1
Volvo XC90 R-Design – Q1
BMW M2 – April
Kia Cerato update – April
Mercedes-Benz GLS – April
MG 3 – April
Mini Convertible – April
Suzuki Vitara Turbo – April
BMW 330e – May
BMW X5 xDrive40e – May
Land Rover Discovery Sport Dynamic – May
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BMW M4 GTS – June
Audi RS6 Avant Performance, RS7 Sportback Performance – Q2
Audi R8 – Q2
Audi SQ5 TDI Plus – Q2
Ferrari 488 Spider – Q2
Ferrari F12 tdf – Q2
Haval H6 — Q2
Jeep Cherokee 75th Anniversary – Q2
Jeep Grand Cherokee 75th Anniversary – Q2
Jeep Wrangler 75th Anniversary – Q2
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Plug-in – Q2
Mercedes-Benz GLE Plug-in – Q2
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-in – Q2
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe – Q2
Porsche 911 Carrera 4 – Q2
Porsche 911 Targa – Q2
Jaguar XE update (infotainment) – first half
Audi S8 Plus – mid 2016
Ford Focus RS – mid 2016
Honda Civic – mid 2016
Lotus Elise Sport, Sport 220 – mid 2016
Mazda CX-9 – mid 2016
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV update – mid 2016
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Subaru Levorg – mid 2016
Porsche 911 Turbo and 911 Turbo S – Q2/Q3
Volvo XC90 T8 – Q2/Q3
Range Rover Evoque Convertible – July
Jaguar F-Pace – August
MG 6 – September
Alfa Romeo Giulietta update – Q3
DS 4 and/or DS 4 Crossback – Q3
Fiat 124 Spider – Q3
Hyundai Elantra sports model – Q3
Hyundai Ioniq – Q3
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Infiniti Q30 – Q3
Infiniti QX30 – Q3
Lotus Exige Sport 350 – coupe (Q3), roadster (late 2016)
Mercedes-Benz CLA update – Q3
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet – Q3
Mercedes-Benz SL update – Q3
Suzuki Baleno – Q3 (TBC for Oz)
Volvo V40 update – Q3
Volvo V40 Cross Country update – Q3
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Renault Megane hatch – September/October
Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series update – October
Infiniti Q60 – Q4
LDV G10 diesel – Q4
Mercedes-Benz E-Class – Q4
Renault Koleos – Q4
Suzuki Ignis – Q4 (TBC for Oz)
Volkswagen Amarok update – Q4
Volkswagen Tiguan – Q4
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Volvo S90 – Q4
BMW 1 Series update – second half
BMW 2 Series update – second half
BMW 3 Series GT update – second half
BMW 4 Series update – second half
BMW i3 update – second half
Infiniti Q50 update – second half
Lexus RX200t F Sport – second half
MG CS/GS/GTS SUV – second half
Aston Martin DB11 – late 2016
Audi Q7 e-tron – late 2016
Audi S4 sedan and Avant – late 2016
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Bentley Bentayga – late 2016
Ford Kuga update – late 2016
Honda NSX – late 2016
Maserati Levante – late 2016
Porsche 718 Boxster – late 2016
Porsche 718 Cayman – late 2016
Hyundai G80 rebranding – late 2016/early 2017
Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe – late 2016/early 2017
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet – late 2016/early 2017
Isuzu D-Max update – unspecified