The automotive industry is on the cusp of a major revolution as brands make the transition towards sustainable electric mobility. In the next few years, consumers can expect to see a tidal wave of new plug-in hybrid and fully electric vehicles hit the market across segments, from practical family cars to exotic hypercars.
However, for petrolheads who aren’t ready to give up the roar of a combustion engine, there is some good news too. Iconic manufacturers like Aston Martin, Chevrolet and Lamborghini plan to keep internal combustion alive, at least for the short term, with new performance models lined up.
This article will provide an insider’s preview of 50 exciting new cars, SUVs and trucks consumers can look forward to seeing roll off production lines between 2023 and 2026. The list includesreveals from both legacy automakers and new-age EV startups, covering everything from Tesla’s long-awaited $200,000 Roadster that promises 1000-hp acceleration, to a future self-driving Cadillac Escalade, to Porsche’s first battery-electric Macan SUV.
While release timeframes are subject to change, the vehicles highlighted here should go from concept to consumer-ready models over the next three model years. Will these be the hottest rides of tomorrow? Read on to glimpse the future and judge for yourself.
Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio EV
The high-octane Giulia Quadrifoglio sedan will be electrified in 2025, shedding its famed twin-turbo V6 for a high-output electric powertrain. Insiders suggest the Giulia EV could pack over 1000 horsepower with torque vectoring across multiple motors. An extended wheelbase wagon variant is also rumored to complement the traditional sport sedan body style.
Alfa Romeo Supercar
Before Alfa Romeo goes all-in on EVs, the storied Italian automaker will likely debut one final gas-powered sports machine. Styling cues previewed on the Montreal and 33 Stradale concepts point to a modern reinterpretation of Alfa’s 1960s classics for release in 2023. Motivation should come from a tuned version of the Giulia QV’s 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6 paired with a hybrid system driving the rear wheels.
Aston Martin Valhalla
First unveiled as AM-RB 003, the production-spec Valhalla continues technical collaboration between Aston Martin and Red Bull Advanced Technologies to conjure a Le Mans-inspired rocket for well-heeled collectors. At its core lies a specially-developed 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 pumping out nearly 1000 horses while retaining daily-driver civility thanks to plug-in hybrid assistance.
Audi A6 E-Tron
The next decade heralds an all-electric reinvention of Audi’s core lineup, starting with 2024’s A6 E-Tron luxury liftback. Built on the Premium Platform Electric underpinnings promising 700km (430mi) range between charges, the tech-laden four-door aims premium practicality through quattro all-wheel grip harnessed from dual motors outputting up to 469 electrified horsepower.
As the marque eyes an electric transition by 2030, Bentley’s first series production battery-electric vehicle debuts in 2026 boasting the pinnacle of sustainability and luxury. Though mum on specifics, design inspiration stems from 2019’s EXP 100 GT concept, while the trademark “Bentley feel” hits fresh territory with instant all-electric torque rather than 12 cylinders under the elongated hood.
BMW M2 CS
For 2025, BMW M goes out with a bang by sending off the 2 Series Coupe with an exclusive M2 CS special edition before the model shifts gears to join the brand’s forthcoming fleet of electrics. Output climbs north of 500 horses from the M Division’s notorious twin-turbo straight six while an assortment of carbon fiber parts pare back the curb weight to sharpen reflexes on track or winding backroads.
BMW Neue Klasse EV
BMW adds “Neue Klasse” to its lexicon of vehicle platforms in establishing a new breed of all-electric models from 2025 onward. The cutting-edge architecture promises increased range through advanced battery density, faster charging via 800-volt infrastructure, augmented digitalization and design emphasizing sustainability and next-gen manufacturing techniques. Expect a trio of sedans and SUVs as inaugural offerings before trickling down to mainstream BMW family cars.
Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 / Zora
Chevrolet is reportedly cooking up a new range-topping ZR1 variant of its mid-engine Corvette set to materialize for the 2025 model year. Nicknamed “Zora” after the Corvette’s founding father, Zora Arkus-Duntov, the ZR1 builds on the Z06’s 5.5-liter flat-plane crank V8 only with forced induction added to pump over 850 electrifying horses to meet modern hypercar firepower. Active aero, magnetorheological damping and Michelin Pilot Sport Cup R tires translate grunt into grip.
Dodge Charger Daytona SRT EV
Dodge flicks the e-switch for 2024 by imbuing its two-door Dodge Charger concept with the all-electric heart of a hypercar beating out 600+ horsepower. Paying tribute to Dodge’s historic Daytona models, the production version adopts a futuristic stance over the standard four-door while carrying over Hemi badging. The 800-volt Banshee powertrain paves way for future electric Dodge performance models including Durango and Challenger derivatives.
By 2025, Maranello’s next multi-million-dollar Pagani rivaling hypercar emerges from the shadows flaunting never-before-seen styling capped by a gargantuan active rear wing. Alongside electrified V12 rumors linger that the Prancing Horse could break tradition by powering its flagship with a twin-turbo hybrid V8 drivetrain instead. Output targets sit above 1500PS (1479 hp) with active aero and advanced energy recovery systems to catapult the Italo hypercar beyond 217 mph.
Ferrari SF90 Versione Speciale
Already eclipsing the highly-acclaimed LaFerrari, Ferrari’s range-topping SF90 Stradale plug-in hybrid coupe spawns an even more extreme special edition by year’s end. The aptly named “Versione Speciale” turns everything up to eleven for Ferrari collectors seeking the ultimate track toy – more power, reworked aero, stripped interior and unique styling additions further mythologize Maranello’s first series production PHEV.
Previewed in the Genesis X Speedium Coupe concept revealed in 2022, the Genesis X gears up to take pole position as the luxury arm’s electrified halo sports car. The production model draws inspiration from classic Gran Turismo racers in a cleanly-sculpted shape penned under Genesis chief designer, Luc Donckerwolke. Over 600 horsepower could stem from an 800-volt dual-motor powertrain while semi-autonomous driving assists aim at luxury grand touring rather than lap records.
Hyundai N Vision 74
Celebrating the 45th anniversary of Hyundai’s first internal combustion vehicle, the 2022 N Vision 74 concept makes a compelling case for limited production. Its hydrogen hybrid powertrain claims 810 horsepower from a turbocharged DOHC V6 engine and dual e-motors – a futuristic homage to Hyundai’s 1970s Namyang research center. Dramatic retro-modernism exudes inside and out, though intense battery and fuel cell development could impact prospects of the rolling concept becoming reality.
Lamborghini Revuelto SVJ
As the doors open for Lamborghini’s first hybrid supercar, the recently premiered Revuelto, speculation suggests an even more extreme SVJ track special could follow going lighter while amplifying output. Lambo’s signature V12 remains intact while electric assistance catapults the Revuelto’s Aventador replacement beyond 820 hp and 531 lb-ft. Further weight reduction and chassis fortification dot the horizon for the sharpest incarnation of Lamborghini’s cutting-edge flagship.
Lexus LFA EV
A spiritual successor to Lexus’ jaw-dropping limited-run LFA amounts to electrified rumor and conjecture thus far. The stunning Electrified Sport concept of 2021 previews a dedicated BEV sports car architecture that Toyota/Lexus apparently has in active development. If green-lit, output targets could touch 1000 hp with acceleration and dynamic capabilities aligned with next-gen hypercars. Expect a high-tech interior with a manual shifter solely for haptic feedback rather than actual gear changes.
Expanding beyond its traditional mainstays of lithe sports cars, British automaker Lotus stretches into uncharted territory with the 2023 Envya luxury sedan. Penned under Peter Horbury, the Envya contemporizes core Lotus design themes in a four-door GT package rivaling Porsche’s Panamera and Taycan. An 800-volt compatible battery and plentiful torque promise sub-three-second sprints to 60 mph while range could surpass 350 miles between plug-ins.
Mercedes-AMG marches firmly towards an electrified future but refuses to abandon traditional powerplants just yet. Next year’s redesigned Mercedes-AMG GT sports car arrives powered exclusively by a sonorous twin-turbo V8 in two initial specs: GT 43 with 469 hp or range-topping GT 53 boasting 577 horses. An AMG Performance hybrid model likely looms down the road while design pulls inspiration from the spectacular Vision AMG showcar previewing the e-successor.
Mercedes-Benz EQA Sedan
As a companion to Mercedes’ compact GLA SUV, an electric EQA sedan spins off the German automaker’s versatile MFA platform in 2024. Styling embodies a four-door coupe profile akin to the petrol-powered CLA and A-Class while cabins lean into Hyperscreen-style digitalization and ambient cabin lighting. Dual motors generate 200+ kilowatts (268+ hp) while range estimates hover around 250 miles until larger battery options extend driving distances between plug-ins.
Polestar’s first bespoke model debuting in 2024 takes aim at fellow electric grand tourers from Audi, Porsche and Tesla in the mold of a sleek, 4-door coupe EV. An 800-volt heat-pump equipped architecture similar to corporate cousin Volvo’s facilitates DC fast charging and enables the Polestar 5’s AWD powertrain to achieve 671 kW (900hp) and 663 lb-ft when equipped with Polestar’s optional performance software upgrade.
Polestar O2 Convertible
Arriving in 2025, the production Polestar 6 roadster evolves from 2021’s striking O2 concept car bringing lightweight aluminum and composite open-top sustainable style to market. As a halo for the brand, expect high-end design and appointments with an Android-powered interior experience. An 800-volt heat pump battery helps maximize range and acceleration from the tri-motor powertrain outputting 884 electrified horses when unleashed in full power mode.
Porsche Electric Hypercar
Porsche promises a Le Mans prototype-inspired technical showcase by mid-decade in the spirit of past greats like the Carrera GT and 918 Spyder. Dubbed the Porsche Mission R concept initially, the low-slung electric hypercar targets sub-seven minute Nürburgring lap times through 1500+ horsepower harnessed from high-density batteries and four scalable Formula E-derived motors. Expect active aero, torque vectoring and adaptive damping in one phenomenally quick, yet road legal package.
Porsche 718 Boxster / Cayman EV
Porsche’s entry-level sports cars ditch combustion for newfound instant torque courtesy of an 800-volt permanent magnet synchronous motor architecture mirroring the Mission R concept. Generating at least 450 horsepower at launch, subsequent GTS and GT4 variants push performance farther while adaptive damping counteracts hefty batteries positioned low and centrally for ideal balance and agility. Interior space increases marginally though focus fixates on maintaining driving purity as Porsche transitions to EVs.Copy
Per the latest reports, Tesla toils away on an affordable $25,000 compact hatchback EV for the critical China market and beyond. Riding on the automaker’s third generation platform as a smaller alternative to the delayed Model 2 sedan, the hatch could resemble a truncated Model 3 while targeting 250+ miles of range from its LFP battery pack. Expect reasonable performance for the price point and Tesla’s continually improving automated driving features packaged in a practical five-door shape.
Will it or won’t it? Tesla’s elusive next-gen Roadster gets pushed farther down the pipeline as Cybertruck production accelerates, but a finished model could emerge next year. The hotly anticipated electric supercar twist on Elon Musk’s very first vehicle model unleashes 1000+ hp and sub-two-second 0-60 mph acceleration through the innovative use of cold gas thrusters. A claimed 620-mile range and 200+ mph top speed cements benchmark bragging rights for the long-overdue Tesla halo.
Toyota GR Electric Sports Car
Motorheads rejoice – Toyota is indeed developing a dedicated electric sports car wearing the vaunted GR badge set to launch in 2026. Though purely electric at its core, the concept moves against the tide of silence with both digitally simulated acceleration sounds and manual gear shift programming aimed squarely at driving purists. With standalone RWD and AWD versions planned, output estimates hover around a healthy 400 horsepower from the production prototype spotted testing on the Nürburgring.
Toyota GR Prius
Is the next Prius actually fun to drive? If Toyota green lights the aggressively styled GR Performance concept from 2022 then quite possibly so. The souped-up hybrid hatchback embodies Gazoo Racing’s go-faster ethos in a heavily massaged body kit and bespoke 19-inch alloys. A retuned suspension, bigger brakes and additional chassis bracing complement the sportier mission along with a possible power bump over the standard model’s meager 121 kW and 185 lb-ft.
Reviving a nameplate last seen in model year 2013, Acura sharpens its attack on premium midsize SUVs with the arrival of 2024’s ZDX. Sharing Honda’s forthcoming e:Architecture platform promising 300+ miles per charge, exterior sculpting adopts chiseled Precision Crafted Performance themes debuted on the flagship MDX. Flagship features include 32-inch HD displays with True Touchpad Interface controlling Acura’s intuitive operating system marrying sensible ergonomics to advanced connected services.
Cadillac Escalade IQ
General Motors transitions its flagship luxury SUV entrant to battery power come 2023 with the introduction of the production Cadillac Escalade IQ. Known details remain scarce but expect similar imposing dimensions to the standard model housing GM’s vaunted Ultium platform endowing comparable overall range and output compared to gas competitors. A high-tech interior pushes the digitalization envelope further through expansive OLED displays and the latest version of Super Cruise permitting hands-free driving on approved highways.
Chevrolet Equinox / EV
Chevy’s high-volume compact crossover enters its fourth generation for 2023 with more rugged styling plus the choice between traditional four-cylinder efficiency or the cutting-edge convenience of plug-in charging. The Equinox EV notably promises GM’s Ultium-linked promise of 300+ miles range and 150 kW fast charging while ICE counterparts offer a choice between turbo-fours or an unspecified hybrid system.
Faraday Future FF91
The beleaguered EV startup aims to initiate deliveries next year for 300 bespoked launch editions of its flagship FF 91 ultra-luxury model bringing production closer to reality. Each model gains unique badging and paint options though specifications remain equal to the claimed 1,050 horsepower and sub-three-second acceleration times FF boasts from its tri-motor powertrain. Legal and financial troubles continues casting doubt but officials reaffirm ambitions to trailblaze extreme electrification and connectivity features.
Production of Fisker’s first model in over a decade starts ramping up in 2023 led by higher-priced Limited Edition trims promising 350+ miles of range followed by more affordable sub-$70k configurations. Striking Solar Sky roof panels come standard boosting driving range along with recyclable materials throughout touching headliner, carpets and seats. Performance figures remain unquoted but even base models deliver all-wheel drive with the latest ADAS safety systems in a uniquely styled five-passenger envelope.Copy
Joining Fisker’s Ocean SUV next comes the budget-friendly PEAR hatchback (Personal Electric Automotive Revolution) targeting urban mobility through creative sustainable design and European-sized compact packaging. The official image outlines a usable shooting brake shape claiming features like rotating lidar sensors enabling autonomous Valet parking. Costing under $30,000, the quirky PEAR EV slots uniquely between compact hatchbacks and small crossovers when production starts around 2025.
Slotting atop Genesis’ electric lineup in 2024, the GV90 SUV shares a dedicated EV platform with corporate cousins Hyundai Ioniq 7 and Kia EV9 in a three-row family utility configuration. Little is confirmed beyond targeting 500+ kilometer range and embracing next-gen technologies previewed in the 2019 Mint concept’s minimalist interior design ethos. Wireless charging, an enhanced version of Genesis’ biometrics and fingerprint authentication headline upscale, liberating features.
Signaling Honda’s mass-market EV strategy, the appropriately named Prologue launches first in 2024 riding on General Motors’ flexible Ultium architecture likely shared with the Chevrolet Blazer EV. Honda promises Prologue maintain their family-friendly heritage through intelligent use of interior space although output targets and pricing haven’t been divulged. Conservative exterior styling encases a modernized cabin relying on Honda’s intuitive interior interfaces communicating essential driving information clearly to the driver.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 N
As Hyundai’s dedicated EV performance sub-brand, 2023’s Ioniq 5 N turns everything up to eleven versus the standard model by boosting output to 600+ horsepower without sacrificing much driving range. Generating instant torque through a highly modular 800V electrical architecture, the Ioniq N promises sub-four-second sprinting ability making it Korea’s quickest crossover. Beyond brawn, the N-Line design themes visually translate racing heritage through unique wheels, accents and color combinations inside and out.
Hyundai Ioniq 7
Sharing a dedicated EV chassis with corporate cousins Kia EV9 and Genesis GV90, Hyundai’s next electric SUV offers three-row capability in a sleek silhouette previewed by 2022’s eye-catching Seven concept model. Ultra-fast 800V charging promises hassle-free long distance road tripping with estimated range approaching 300 miles for the family-friendly people hauler. Interior space maximizes passenger and cargo flexibility with minimalistic styling cues and the latest smartphone connectivity and comfort features.
Reviving the go-anywhere adventurous spirit of the mighty Wrangler, Jeep’s first series production EV emerges for 2024 with the all-new Recon. Trail-rated from the outset with Jeep’s Selec-Terrain traction software, the five-seat electric SUV combines concept styling from this year’s Wrangler Magneto model with power sourced from parent Stellantis’ new STLA Large body-on-frame platform architecture. Standard four-wheel drive and generous ride height reinforce off-road appeal wrapped in a futuristic template straight from Cyberpunk.
Lincoln Star EV
Echoing Star concept car styling revealed last year, Lincoln prepares a strikingly elegant electric luxury SUV for 2024 defined by a sloping fastback roofline that sacrifices third row practicality for standout curb appeal. The low, lean Star foreshadows Lincoln’s next-generation design language transitioning from traditional sedans and utilities to exclusively zero-emissions models by mid-decade. Advanced driver assistance technologies complement the welcoming interior experience aimed at bounty hunter types without range anxiety.
Following rave reviews for the Air luxury electric sedan, Lucid’s three-row Gravity SUV enters production in 2024 sized similarly to a Mercedes-Benz GLS. Powered by Lucid’s in-house LEAP 900+ volt electrical architecture proven in the Air sedan, the high-riding Gravity dishes out enough instant torque to outrun some vintage Ferraris. Impressive driving range and a spacious, sustainable cabin highlight Lucid’s mission to push boundaries applying racing provenance in the sphere of luxury utility mobility.
Formidable off-road cred combines with eco-friendly sensibilities in 2024’s Mercedes-Benz EQG – the all-electric evolution of Mercedes’ venerable G-Wagen retaining iconic boxy proportions. Silicon-carbide-based battery chemistry facilitates rapid charging while robust construction and generous ride height maintain go-anywhere attitude. Expect multiple motors generating comparable outputs to AMG 63 variants along with customizable interior opulence and the latest version of Mercedes’ semi-autonomous DRIVE PILOT system.Copy
Although an official debut remains undated, Mini’s next-generation Countryman small crossover appears likely for 2023 riding an evolution of BMW’s FAAR platform introduced on the iX1. Slight growth aims rental space on par with leading subcompact SUVs while driving dynamics continue prioritizing agility over practicality. Available all-wheel drive promises year-round usability across trims spanning efficient plug-ins to the high-performance John Cooper Works benefiting from BMW’s latest turbocharged powertrains.
Porsche Macan EV
Going on sale in early 2024, Porsche electrifies its popular Macan crossover sharing 800-volt underpinnings with corporate cousins Audi Q6 e-tron and Volkswagen ID.6 X while preserving SUV capability through standard AWD. Generous torque infusion permits sub-4-second sprinting to 60mph in top Turbo models with Porsche promising dynamics on par with today’s Macan S. Minimalist modern styling adopts Porsche’s new digitalized interior layouts and advanced ADAS systems broadening appeal to independents not expecting a Taycan.
Rivian announces an adventure-minded crossover smaller and more affordable than their bold R1S to bolster growth before scaling new heights with the upcoming R2. Promising seating for five and Rivian’s novel gear tunnel bisecting passenger and cargo space, the R2 relies on Rivian’s flexible, modular skateboard platform supporting multiple battery capacities and dual-motor AWD performance. Rivian states deliveries remain distant starting in 2025 if supply hurdles smoothing existing R1 production get resolved sooner.
Scout Electric SUV
Scout returns after over two decades absence launching with a rugged electric SUV built in America beginning 2025. The production model follows closely the Scout Expedition concept shown this year in previewing an off-road ready challenger to the Jeep Wrangler 4XE boasting generous ride height and trail rating supremacy. Designed in partnership with Volkswagen utilizing its MEB platform architecture, ultramodern finishes complement the retro round headlights and grille adopting Scout’s iconic 1960s IH Scout styling cues.
Canoo Electric Pickup
Joining Canoo’s uniquely avant-garde lineup of electric vans comes their minimalist pickup targeting progressive personal use over conventional contractors and fleets. The right-sized Lifestyle Vehicle channels cyberpunk vibes through its asymmetric body stampings accommodating cabin-forward proportions with an elongated load bed. AR pop-up augmented reality connectivity aims for maximum productivity relying on an 80 kWh battery feeding a low-mounted rear motor generating around 200 horsepower sent to the rear wheels exclusively.
Chevrolet Silverado EV
Chevrolet electrifies America’s best-selling truck for 2023 delivering up to 400 miles range courtesy of GM’s flexible Ultium Platform reliant on 24 separate modules scalable across GM brands. RST First Edition models generate 664 hp and 780 lb-ft of instant EV torque while WT work truck models offer 512 hp and 615 lb-ft optimizing affordable daily utility. Trailering technology previews increased towing capacity over future Silverado EV derivatives as Chevy pivots towards zero-emissions mobility.
GMC Sierra EV
GMC transitions the Sierra 1500 pickup fully electric by 2024 debuting Denali Edition 1 range-topping models with GM’s proven e4WD torque vectoring technology. Generating equivalent outputs as Silverado EV variants sharing modular Ultium underpinnings, the Sierra EV promises comparable 400+ mile range estimates pending EPA certification. Promoting alternative sustainable luxury, two available Ultium battery packs facilitate DC fast charging while confirming GMC’s upmarket styling and refinement focuses versus corporate cousin Chevy.
Ram 1500 REV
Ram trucks charge forward with electrification entering the hotly contested EV truck segment during 2024 boasting the ingenious REV tagline: Ram Electric Vehicle. Riding on parent Stellantis’ new BEV-centric truck frame, REV models target 500 miles range via an available 200 kWh battery capacity and 800V electrical architecture. With two or three available motors generating around 650 peak horsepower, forthcoming REV models offer trailering preparedness wrapped in Ram’s stylish exterior design aesthetic.
Scout Electric Pickup
Further manifesting Volkswagen’s Scout EV partnership comes a battery-powered pickup truck in 2026 sharing the established MEB platform supporting multiple VW Group EVs. Teased sketches outline a cyberpunk vision melding heritage Scout styling nods like the signature front grille and round headlights onto an advanced electric truck format. Expect standard 4WD capabilities and comparable performance versus the Nissan Frontier or Ford’s compact Maverick hybrid as scout pioneers their new chapter stateside.
Initially revealed in 2019 then delayed repeatedly, yearly Cybertruck production intentions get detailed by Tesla as their exoskeleton-inspired EV pickup charts a course for deliveries in mid-2023. Striking steel alloy bodywork cloaks interior headroom for six adults plus 100 cu-ft storage capacity and over 14,000 pounds towing potential from tri- and quad- motor range topping specifications. Cybertruck pushes boundaries melding efficiency, utility and durability beyond trappings of traditional truck buyers.
The automotive future is electric, and the next few years will see enormous change on the roads. Across segments from practical family haulers to exotic supercars, brands worldwide are plugging in to battery power.
Mainstream automakers like BMW, Chevrolet and Mercedes-Benz plan to overtake Tesla, rolling out new modular EV platforms enabling everything from affordable subcompacts to luxury flagships. Several historic high-performance holdouts like Aston Martin, Dodge and Lamborghini also join the movement, electrifying without sacrificing visceral powertrains.
Underscoring this transition, the 50 highlighted upcoming debuts overwhelmingly embrace groundbreaking electric innovation. Porsche, Toyota and others still leave room for nostalgic internal combustion excitement. But make no mistake – the mobility landscape progresses rapidly toward emissions-free transportation. The highly anticipated debuts previewed here merely scratch the surface of EV-centered redesigns revamping familiar nameplates by mid-decade and beyond.
So for those considering a new set of wheels, the next few years promise no shortage of intriguing options. From all-electric off-road rigs to handcrafted electrified exotics and everything between, early adopters will usher in a new automotive era where silence and speed synchronize into the sustainable mainstream. Buckle up and get amped – impressive EV motivation awaits around the corner!