EARLY 2017: Romeo Power switched on
Arun Gunasekaran, once of Tesla, is involved in this potentially revolutionary soon-to-be-on-the-market battery pack, along with Porter Harris, a veteran of another electric vehicle pioneer, Faraday Future.
10 - 13 JANUARY: Paul Smith at Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence
Chosen as Special Guest for the year’s first edition of the international men's wear trade show, the British designer will present his PS by Paul Smith collection, which combines his signature traits with “elements of performance features”.
16 - 20 JANUARY: The SIHH opens its doors in Geneva
The revered watch show expands both the number of brands displaying their latest models (Girard-Perregaux and Ulysse Nardin join 28 others), and its reach, opening its doors to the public for the first time on the final day.
FEBRUARY/MARCH: AW17 Fashion Shows
The hottest new autumn/winter looks for 2017 on the catwalks from both sides of the Atlantic, starting in New York (9-16 Feb), before moving on to London (17-21), Milan (22-28) and ending in Paris (28 Feb-8 Mar).
28 FEBRUARY - 4 MARCH: New models at the Dubai International Boat Show
The ultimate in yacht design – and latest iterations of the finished product - will be on
display at Mina Seyahi, as the event celebrates its 25th anniversary.
23-30 MARCH: Glittering presentations at Baselworld 2017
The international watch and jewellery show will shine brighter than ever with a theme of diamonds, gemstones and pearls dazzling visitors.
SPRING: Mercedes E-class All Terrain arrives
Having premiered at the Paris Motor Show in September, Mercedes’ robust 4-wheel drive estate will hit the roads – or wherever you want to take in - in springtime.
MID-2017: Production begins on Tesla Model 3
Elon Musk’s “supercomputer on wheels” — which will feature autopilot software, a range of 350 kilometres and will be able to go from 0-100kph in under 6 seconds — will go into production this year ready for 2018 deliveries.
AUTUMN: iPhone 10th anniversary model debuts
Rumours abound about how Apple will mark a decade since the first appearance of its groundbreaking smartphone – a radical redesign is said to be on the cards.
LATE-2017: Xbox Scorpio
Released in time for Christmas (possibly before November 21, if the name is anything to go by), the latest console from Microsoft should deliver games in stunning 4k technology.