Largely forgotten in recent years as manufacturers have busied themselves filling roadster, coupe/cabriolet, SUV and MPV niches our insiders predict that the market will soon be offered a number of stylish new coupes. Our exclusive impressions of forthcoming models highlight just what the manufacturers have waiting in the wings for us. If our predictions are right the coupe market will be very hotly contested over the next few years indeed. Don't forget to vote for your favourite at the bottom of the page!
Despite the recent unveiling of the Golf based Eos Coupe-Cabriolet model it looks like Volkswagen is set to return to the proper coupe market with a new interpretation of the Scirocco. Volkswagen hasn’t has a coupe in its range since it canned the excellent Corrado in 1995. That’s ten years without a coupe in the range, though if you’re after this new model you’ll need to wait until 2008 to see it in dealerships. Unsurprisingly it’ll be based on the Golf’s underpinnings and offer a wide range of normally aspirated and turbocharged petrol engines. A diesel engine is also likely with diesel’s ever increasing acceptance in the European market