The new year is only months away, and with it comes a whole new roster of vehicles for us to yearn over. With such a diverse range of makes and models, it’s hard to pick only a few favorites. That’s why we put together this list of vehicles we’re revved to see in 2019. So, buckle up as we hit the road and take a sneak peak at what will be hitting our roads in the future.
As a midsize crossover vehicle, the new Blazer will slot into the narrow gap between the Equinox and the Traverse, cementing Chevy's formidable front line of SUVs. One of the main reasons to buy a crossover vehicle over a sedan is the cargo compartment, and Chevy took the time and attention to make the Blazer's unique. The mid-engine layout exchanges the car’s existing proportions for an athletic, sculptured hood and strong body lines. The Blazer has the looks nailed, and we’ll find out about the underlying tech when it goes on sale in early 2019.
The 2019 Silverado looks to give the Bowtie Brand a better shot against the market-dominating Ford F-150, which was redesigned last year to critical acclaim. The new Silverado will offer class-leading cargo volume, weigh 450 pounds less than the previous generation and allow buyers the choice between a whopping six engines, including an inline-six turbodiesel. The pickup’s new iteration offers up to 63 cubic feet of cargo space with the short-box – more than any other competitor’s. The truck’s bed is also in it for the long haul this time, consisting of high-strength steel and stronger tie downs for bulky items.
After first getting word of Porsche’s new electric car, the auto world assumed they would stick with the "Mission E" moniker, but the company has announced that won't be the case. It'll be called the Taycan (pronounced “tie-con”) translating, roughly, to "lively young horse." And horsepower it has – over 600 to be exact – which blasts the car from zero to 60 mph in less than 3.5 seconds. While we won’t see the model this year, it’s expected to go on sale by the end of 2019. The Taycan will break new ground for Porsche, and we can't wait to get behind the wheel and see what the future holds for such a reputable brand.
Few cars are as sleek as Audi’s ageless four-door fastback. When the A7 arrived on U.S. shores in 2012, it established itself as one of the top luxury cars on the market. Audi hopes to continue that with a fresh design update. The new model offers drivers a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine that pushes out 340 horsepower, launching the car from zero to 62 mph in 5.3 seconds with a top speed of 155 mph. The A7 shares much of the recently redesigned A8’s interior, including the virtual cockpit digital instrument cluster and a range of driver assist safety features. Expect to see this souped-up cruiser go on sale by the end 2018.
BMW has been building their SUV lineup for some time now, and the roomy X7 is a natural progression of what we’ve come to expect from the luxury brand. While it may come with an air of familiarity, the X7 has plenty of features that make it stand out. The model showcases the BMW’s largest kidney grille yet, seats seven passengers in standard configuration and can zoom from zero to 60 mph in 5.8 seconds. For the first time ever, customers can pre-order the X7 online, and we should see BMW’s new behemoth hit the streets next March.
The holidays are still a ways away, but hearing about new cars always has us feeling like a bunch of kids on Christmas. If you’re looking for our wish list, start here. Obviously there are too many cars in the works to count, but these are just a select few we’re excited about. Of course, that doesn’t mean we don't love the oldies just as much. No matter if you’re driving a classic or a concept, we’re always happy to give your ride a fix and restore the rhythm of your life as quickly as possible.