One of the top sedan cars manufacturer and sellers, Honda cars India has announced that it is planning to set foot in India's 'fast-growing utility car section' with its all-new cost-effective SUV models designed for Indian customers. The Japanese automaker launched the dummy of Amaze SUV priced between Rs 6.32 lakh to Rs 11.15 lakh. The actual model will hit the Indian roads within 2-3 years.
Automaker Mahindra has announced an investment of Rs 9,000 crore by 2026 to revamp its SUV series. The company plans to launch nine new SUV models by 2026 including upgraded versions of Scorpio, 5-door Thar and Bolero. Allocating Rs 3,000 crore for electric vehicles, the remaining Rs 6,000 crores will be utilised for development, sales, marketing and promotion of combustion engines. Mahindra will also bring all-new EV platform- Born EV.… read-more
The all-new Tata Safari has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs 14.69 lakh. Tata Motors will provide the new SUV in eleven variants, and offer three colours - Royal Blue, Orcus White and Daytona Grey. However, top variant Adventure Persona will be available in Tropical Mist colour at a price of Rs 21.45 lakh. Besides, multiple seating configurations with a capacity of up to seven people will also be available.
Owing to the Union Transport Ministry's recent proposal to make airbags mandatory for the front seats, the prices of four wheelers can get dearer. Till now, the automakers had to provide airbags for the driver seat only. "The new proposal is aimed at making cars safer, but it will come with a price," said an automobile firm's executive. Reportedly, it will affect entry-level-segment cars more and price-rise may vary from Rs 5,000-10,000 for… read-more
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Tata Motors on November 6 revealed its new special edition SUV 'Tata Harrier CAMO' as a tribute to the Indian Armed Forces. Having starting price of Rs 16.50 lakh, the SUV is out with a camouflage green colour and will be available in automated XT and manual XZ variants. Tata has also offered new accessories in two different packages starting from Rs 26,999. The special edition car will also have premium Benecke-Kaliko Blackstone leather… read-more
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Jaguar Land Rover India on November 4 started to take bookings for its electric 'I-PACE SUV', whose delivery will start from March 2021. The battery-powered SUV comes with a 90 kWh Li-ion battery which can 100 Kmph in just 4.8 seconds. It also comes with a three phase AC home charging with two electric motors. It has won 80 global awards and will offer 3 variants: S, SE and HSE.
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Hummer has unveiled its first-ever electric vehicle, 'GMC Hummer EV', calling it an electric super truck. The manufacturing of the new EV will take place at GMC's Hamtramck facility in Detroit, USA. The car will have 3 electric motors generating 1,000 bhp & 1,900 Nm motor torque. The automakers have also stated that the EV will have 24 modules double-stacked-battery-pack. Deliveries for the off-road-electric Hummer will commence in 2022… read-more
Tata Harrier 'Dark Edition', which was earlier available in top-end XZ variant, is now also available in XT and XT+ variants. The new variants are priced at Rs 16.50 lakh and Rs 17.30 lakh respectively. Tata claims that it has made about 14 design enhancements in the SUV. The new Harrier sports an 'Atlas Black' colour with 17-inch Blackstone alloy-wheels, and will be… read-more
Audi has opened bookings for it's cheapest SUV, Audi Q2, in India. The Q2 compact SUV is expected to be launched this month, and customers can book the car with an advance of Rs 2 lakh at Audi's official website or at any authorised showroom. Reportedly, the SUV can speed up from 0 to 100kmph in just 6.5 seconds, and will be supported by Volkswagen AG's MQB platform.
Skoda Auto will not bring Skoda Kodiaq RS car to India as the company's director Zac Hollis thinks that the vehicle will not do well in the country due to its "higher price". Reportedly, its price is estimated to be around Rs 40-50 lakh. The Skoda Kodiaq RS has a 2.0 litre twin-turbocharged diesel engine; and the SUV comes with an all-wheel-drive system as well.