The new cars of 2024 worth waiting for

MG’s first new sports car since being purchased by Chinese giant SAIC is an electric sports car with a whopping 536bhp in dual-motor form. A halo model signalling the design of the brand’s future mainstream cars, the Cyberster is expected to cost around £55,000 in entry-level rear-wheel-drive guise, and £65,000 in twin-motor form.

Everything we know about the MG Cyberster

Mini Aceman

The indirect successor to the Mini Clubman, the Aceman, is an electric crossover sandwiched between the Cooper and the significantly larger Countryman. It will use a stretched version of the Cooper EV’s Spotlight architecture, with the same mix of powertrains and battery packs.

Everything we know about the Mini Aceman

Mini Cooper

2024 Mini Cooper electric – front

The reborn Mini Cooper marks the start of a revamp for the brand’s aged line-up, introducing a bespoke electric platform engineered with Chinese manufacturer Great Wall. It has a 181bhp front-mounted motor and a 40.7kWh battery, which provides a claimed range of 190 miles. Prices start at £31,495, but a cheaper petrol model is also on the way.

Everything we know about the electric Mini Cooper

Mini Countryman

2024 Mini Countryman – front

Mini’s junior SUV has been upsized to chase the Audi Q3 and Q4, gaining an electric variant with a range of 279 miles. It will also be the first Mini to offer level-two driver assistance, capable of providing hands-off driving at speeds of up to 37mph. Entry-level petrol cars will be priced from £29,025, whereas the EV will cost £42,025. 

Everything we know about the new Mini Countryman

Nio EL6

Electric Chinese car majors on practicality, with 668 litres of boot space – more than you’ll find in an Audi Q4 or Ford Mustang Mach-E – and 40/20/40-split rear seats. Four-wheel drive is standard, thanks to a dual-motor set-up outputting a combined 482bhp and 516lb ft. Meanwhile, a 70kWh battery yields a range of around 300 miles between charges. It’s also compatible with Nio’s battery-swap stations, which can remove a pack and replace it with a fully-charged one in fewer than five minutes.

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