Sydney Motorshow Form Guide

Yes it’s that time of year again, time for the Australian International Motorshow (aka Sydney Motorshow), to be held October 13-23 at Darling Harbour Convention Centre.

Below is a list of known releases or updates scheduled for the show. Note that this is not an exhaustive list of all models known to be on display, rather a list of new/updated/refreshed or otherwise noteworthy cars to look out for when you visit the show.

I’ll update this list as more information comes to hand.

Alfa Romeo

  • Brera. New model

Aston Martin

  • V8 Vantage. New model
  • DB9 Volante. New variant

Audi

BMW

  • M6, new model
  • M5, new model

Chrysler

  • 300C
  • Crossfire SRT-6, new variant

Ferrari

  • 575 Superamererica, new variant
  • F430 Spider

Ford

Holden

Hyundai

  • E3 Concept, apparently Hyundai’s next WRC car will be based on the production version of this very car.
  • Getz New model

Jaguar

  • XK, the all aluminium cat. New model

Lamborghini

  • Gallardo Spider, New variant

Lexus

  • LF-C concept, luxury coupe convertible concept
  • IS250 New model

Maybach

  • Excelero Concept, heading to Bathurst this weekend for some demo laps with Mick Doohan behind the wheel in the passenger seat.

Mazda

Mercedes-Benz

  • B-class New model
  • M-class New model

    Mitsubishi

  • 380, Mitsubishi’s new large car hope. New model

Nissan

Peugeot

Renault

  • Megane Turbo Sport Sold as the ‘Trophy’ in other markets, sadly only available in 5-door. New variant

Saab

Smart

  • Brabus ForFour, 130kw screamer.

Subaru

  • Impreza, new nosejob, 2.5l engine for WRX and STi. Update
  • Enhanced by STI Liberty GT
  • B9 Tribeca, coming to Australia in late 2006

Suzuki

Toyota

  • Yaris, Echo-replacement small hatchback. New model

Volkswagen

  • Polo, update
  • Passat, new model
  • Jetta, new model

Volvo

  • C70, hardtop convertible. New model

Other