Ferrari is entering the category, Renault is updating the Espace and Ford is introducing the Bronco in France

january

Alfa Romeo Stelvio (restyling)

The styling of the Alfa Romeo Stelvio changes little for the facelift. We note the appearance of new adaptive matrix LED headlights. The grille has a new color, while the taillights are now in a foggy gloss black. In the cabin, analog gauges give way to a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster. Under the hood of the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, there are 2.2 MultiJet diesel units with 160 hp (rear-wheel drive) and 210 hp (all-wheel drive Q4). There is also a 2.0 Turbo MultiAir petrol unit with 280 horsepower.

February

Ferrari Purosangue

New for 2023 – Family SUV: Ferrari enters this category, Renault updates Espace and Ford introduces Bronco in France

These are the first deliveries for Ferrari’s SUV, the Ferrari Purosangue. A beautiful beast powered by a 725 horsepower V12 engine in the front center position. This top-of-the-range SUV also features four-wheel drive and power steering, while the doors open antagonistically. This 4.97 m long model has a sporty feel with a 0 to 100 km/h time of 3.3 seconds and a top speed of 310 km/h. Prices start from 390,000 euros.

New for 2023 – Family SUV: Ferrari enters this category, Renault updates Espace and Ford introduces Bronco in France

Mercedes GLE and GLE Coupé (restyling)

After reaching mid-career, the Mercedes GLE and its GLE Coupé variant will undergo a facelift. This should be limited and bring some minor changes to the projectors and lights as well as the shields. There should be no changes to the aircraft while the engines under the hood will see CO2 emissions drop slightly.

March

BMW X5 and BMW X6 (restyling)

The BMW X5 and BMW X6 models will be redesigned, and the M versions of these two models will also receive facelifts. The projectors will be refined, the radiator grille will be changed without being enlarged, and the front bumper will receive its share of changes. On board, BMW will take the opportunity to review its infotainment offering with the arrival of new touchscreens adapted to the BMW iDrive 8 software. The center console will receive modifications and a new automatic transmission gear lever.

He can

Mercedes GLS (restyling)

New for 2023 – Family SUV: Ferrari enters this category, Renault updates Espace and Ford introduces Bronco in France

The current generation GLS, which was launched in 2018, is the time of restyling at Mercedes. Prototypes of this facelifted GLS have been spotted on public roads and show a camouflaged front and rear. To liven up the rear, the GLS should get a new grille trim and revised fenders. Inside, it is expected to have a new steering wheel taken from the Mercedes S-Class. Mercedes will also make an effort when it comes to the large infotainment screen with the appearance of new graphics.

June

Renault Espace (or Grand Austral)

New for 2023 – Family SUV: Ferrari enters this category, Renault updates Espace and Ford introduces Bronco in France

Renault is set to use the Renault Espace name for its upcoming seven-seater SUV. A model that is Grand Austral because it uses the technical base and engines of Renault Austral. The main differences will come from the wheelbase and extended rear suspension to accommodate up to seven people in the cabin. We should have two options, a five-seater model (with a large trunk) or a seven-seater model with two additional seats that are comfortable enough for long trips.

September

Mercedes GLB (restyling)

New for 2023 – Family SUV: Ferrari enters this category, Renault updates Espace and Ford introduces Bronco in France

Mercedes GLB update is planned for autumn. There will be new daytime running lights integrated into the headlights and a redesigned front end with changes to the grille and bumper. The lights at the back will benefit from new interior graphics. Inside, the center console and graphics for the speedometer and infotainment screen will change slightly, as in the A-Class.

October

Audi Q5

New for 2023 – Family SUV: Ferrari enters this category, Renault updates Espace and Ford introduces Bronco in France

The new Audi Q5 will be presented in the autumn for marketing at the beginning of 2024. It will still have internal combustion engines and plug-in hybrid engines. The inspiration for the style will come from the electric Audi Q4 e-tron, and at the same time there will be a connection with the current generation, Audi does not want to revolutionize the lines of the model it likes. Dimensions will remain close to the current model with a slight reduction in height to benefit from a better aerodynamic signature. The change in the cabin will be significant, with furniture inspired by the Audi A4, which will arrive in 2023, a few months before the Audi Q5. The Audi Q5 will always be available in the Sportback body variant, and the sporty Audi SQ5 version will also be there. The major change should be a petrol hybrid engine with a four-cylinder 2.0 TFSI unit mated to an electric motor, no longer a diesel V6 under its hood.

november

Ford Kuga (restyling)

New for 2023 – Family SUV: Ferrari enters this category, Renault updates Espace and Ford introduces Bronco in France

This will be a major restyling for Ford Kuga in 2023. The facelifted Kuga will see a well-refined front end, similar to what we saw on the Escape-named American model. We discover a new hexagonal grille, revised projectors, a new shield. When changing the hood and daytime running lights are different. Inside this SUV, we will discover a new multimedia screen that requires an overhaul of the dashboard. The interface should be improved to make it easier to use.

Seat Tarraco (restyling)

The large Seat Tarraco SUV should benefit from restyling at the end of the year. Launched in 2018, this mid-career model should take the opportunity to change its look a bit and increase its equipment offering. Under the hood we can see the reappearance of the 150hp petrol engine with the arrival of a new 1.5 TSI 150hp Evo 2 unit that can run on E85.

December

Ford Bronco

New for 2023 – Family SUV: Ferrari enters this category, Renault updates Espace and Ford introduces Bronco in France

Ford Bronco, the emblematic car of the brand at the Oval in the USA, will land in Europe and should be available in our country (but in limited quantities). In North America, this model is sold in three body styles, three-door and five-door, and the five-door Bronco Sport version (based on the Ford Kuga), it is definitely the five-door version. for sale on a rigid 4×4 ladder chassis, for sale here. Under the hood we should find a V6 2.7 Ecoboost with 314 hp. This model will compete with Jeep Wrangler and Land Rover Defender.

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