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All new cars on sale January and February 2018

By WhichCar Staff, 10 Feb 2018 Car Advice

All new cars on sale January and February 2018

We list all of the new-to-market cars available in the waking months of 2018

2018 has gotten off to a scorching start with some hot new metal arriving this February, and some already available as of last month.

Below is a list of all new cars arriving to market by the end of this month, and we'll shine a spotlight on a couple of standouts.

Holden ZB Commodore/Calais - Arriving: February

Hitting Holden showrooms late in February, the German-built ZB Commodore and Calais range will attempt to offer something for everyone (besides a V8 engine...).

Starting at $33,690 for the Commodore LT 2.0-litre front-drive ‘liftback’ and stretching to $56K for the V6 AWD Commodore VXR (also a ‘liftback’ sedan), if you include front-drive 2.0-litre turbo-diesel variants (base LT liftback and Sportwagon, and Calais liftback), the range will span 15 different models, including two high-riding Calais Tourer AWD wagon variants.

Suzuki Swift Sport - Arriving: February

Based on the excellent new-gen Swift hatchback, the feisty Sport version will inherit Suzuki’s syrupy 1.4-litre ‘Boosterjet’ turbo-petrol four that also stars (in auto-only form) in the Vitara and S-Cross.

The new Swift Sport, however, will cover all bases thanks to both six-speed manual and, for the first time in Sport guise, six-speed auto availability.

Packing 103kW/230Nm into a lithe 970kg body, the Sport promises a spicy driving experience, garnished with winged-back front buckets, a perforated-leather rim with red stitching for the superb steering wheel, and a newfound level of sophistication.