Suvs

  • Renault Duster: Renault India launches the second anniversary edition at Rs 8.8 lakh July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Renault India is celebrating the second anniversary of its very popular SUV, the Duster with a limited edition version. The Renault Duster second anniversary edition is priced at Rs 8.8 lakh ex-Delhi and is available with the 85PS diesel trim. The SUV will be on sale till July 20,...
  • One killed, 20 injured as SUV rams into a tractor on National Highway July 11, 2014

    A 70-year-old man of a marriage party was killed and 20 others were injured when a Special Utility Vehicle (SUV) traveling at high speed rammed into a tractor on the National Highway (NH)-31 in Katihar district on July 11. Police said the deceased, identified as Bhagwan Mandal, was part of a...
  • Five killed, four injured as speeding SUV rams into a truck June 11, 2014

    Five people, including three women, were killed and four others injured on Wednesday when the driver of a speeding SUV lost control over the vehicle and rammed it into a tree in Uttar Pradesh, police said. The driver lost control over the vehicle while negotiating a steep turn in Mamna village...
  • Three persons of a family killed as truck rams into SUV June 3, 2014

    Three members of a family were killed and four others injured when the SUV in which they were travelling was hit by a truck in Barhad police station area in Azamgarh, police said. The incident took place on Monday night when the family was going for darshans at Vindyachal Dham, they...
  • HC extends relief granted to Salman Khan regarding TV programme June 2, 2014

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court on Monday extended the interim relief granted to Bollywood actor Salman Khan by restraining a private news channel from airing a programme on the hit-and-run case in which he is an accused and facing a trial. The court, on May 30, had restrained the English...
  • Two dead, five hurt as SUV loses control, overturns May 23, 2014

    Two persons died and five others were seriously injured, all members of a marriage party, in a road accident at Basaha Morunder Vijaypur police station in Bihar's Gopalganj district on Friday. The deceased include an eight-year old girl and a 40-year-old man. All the people were coming from Uttar Pradesh to participate...
  • Child, 2 persons killed as SUV overturns after hitting divider May 3, 2014

    Three persons including a child were on Saturday killed and four others injured when their SUV lost control and overturned after hitting a divider near Kharagsenpur village here, police said. Arvind (27), Siyadevi (35) and Rishu (7) were killed on the spot in the incident. The injured were rushed to a hospital...
  • Mercedes, BMWs, Audis hot favourites of Indian politicians April 13, 2014

    Wealthy Indian politicians prefer nothing less than Mercedes, BMWs, Jaguars, Audis or gas-guzzling SUVs to scorch the road. While marquee brands like Mercedes, BMWs and Jaguars appear to be hot-favourites for the rich and mighty, home- grown SUVs like Scorpios and Tata Safaris are among other common brands. Lawyer by profession and...
  • This poll season camels and horses cost more than SUVs April 5, 2014

    While the political parties are busy preparing for the big battle, the hoteliers are busy making big bucks. According to a report in Amar Ujala, hotels in Tehri Garhwal are charging Rs 500 per day for single rooms and Rs 1000 per day for a double room. If you think this is...
  • BMW confirms X7 production to begin by 2016 March 31, 2014

    The news of the X7 SUV going into production has been doing the rounds for quite some time, but now BMW has officially confirmed it. Speaking at an event commemorating BMW's Spartanburg facility completing 20 years, company CEO Norbert Reithofer said that this plant will commence production of the hotly...
  • Bentley releases teaser image of its SUV, launch in 2016 March 24, 2014

    Luxury car maker Bentley has shown a teaser image of its all-new SUV which will be launched in 2016. The manufacturer has not put a name to the model yet but it surely won't be based on the EXP 9F concept which debuted at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show and...
  • Police bust gang of vehicle-lifters, arrest four March 3, 2014

    Police on Monday busted a gang of vehicle-lifters with the arrest of four men and recovered three cars and a motorbike in Jaipur. The accused were identified as Bhagwan Sahay (24), Ramesh (35), Sunil (21), and Subhash Meena alias Chotu (26), a senior police officer said. The accused confessed to having committed...
  • SUV catches fire after head-on collision with truck, four die February 18, 2014

    Four people were killed when an SUV carrying them caught fire after it collided head-on with a truck in Rajasthan's Churu district on Tuesday. The accident happened on National Highway 65 near Dudhwakhara area, police said adding the SUV was heading towards Haryana. The dead were yet to be identified, they said. ...
  • 2014 Range Rover long wheelbase launched in India at Rs 2.08 crore February 18, 2014

    Land Rover unveiled the world's finest SUV at the 2014 Auto Expo - the long wheelbase Range Rover. In this 'Ultimate SUV', Land Rover offers unrivalled levels of comfort and luxury in a market that until now was reserved for long wheelbase luxury saloons. With the 186mm longer wheelbase, Land...
  • Watch: Experts rate P Chidambaram's interim budget February 17, 2014

    In an election year, Finance Minister P Chidambaram presented an Interim Budget on Monday highlighting the Congress-led UPA Government's achievements of the last 10 years. Faced with a massive economic slowdown and staring at prospects of a Congress rout in the Lok Sabha elections, the Finance Minister tinkered with excise...
  • FM slashes excise duty for automobiles, leaves taxes unchanged February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Leaving direct taxes untouched, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday slashed excise duty on cars, SUVs and two-wheelers, and capital goods and consumer durables to boost manufacturing and growth. Presenting the Interim Budget for 2014-15, he also provided service tax exemption for storage and warehousing...
  • Budget 2014: Cars, SUVs, 2-wheelers to cost less on excise duty cut February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Prices of automobiles, including cars, sports utility vehicles and two-wheelers, are set to come down with Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday announcing a reduction in excise duty in the interim Budget. "To give relief to the automobile industry, which is registering unprecedented negative growth, I propose to...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Mahindra XUV 500 hybrid showcased February 10, 2014

    Mahindra had showcased their intentions of moving onto alternative fuel technologies with the e2o and electric Verito at the Auto Expo 2012. The Indian manufacturer's latest offering now is the XUV500 hybrid. With this, the company has ventured into mass production of SUVs based on its hybrid electric technology systems. The XUV500...
  • Ford EcoSport with sunroof soon expected to be in showrooms February 9, 2014

    Ford has had a high success with the EcoSport SUV. Waiting periods for this compact crossover have reached nearly a year. So while it is time for Ford to rest on their laurels, the American car manufacturer is set to make the car even more appealing. At the Auto Expo 2014,...
  • Overdrive: Get all the action from Auto Expo 2014 February 8, 2014

    The 12th edition of the Auto Expo is hosting 55 exhibitors. As many as 70 new vehicles will be unveiled, including 26 global unveilings of which 15 will be cars. The expo comprises two separate events - an auto show that will be open to the public February 7-11 at...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Toyota unveils Etios Cross, its first crossover February 6, 2014

    Greater Noida: Auto major Toyota Kirloskar Motor unveiled its first crossover, Etios Cross, targeting young customers. Available in 1.5 and 1.2 litre petrol engines and a 1.4 litre diesel engine, the crossover would be launched in May this year but the company has already started taking bookings. The price of the model,...
  • Auto Expo 2014: DC Design unveils Eleron SUV, Tia two-seater car February 6, 2014

    Greater Noida: Automotive design firm DC Design today unveiled two cars which will be available for sale in the country from 2016. While the Eleron is an open sports utility vehicle, the Tia is a two-seater car for town use. "We are looking to sell 500 units per annum of Eleron and...
  • New luxury cars unveiled at Auto Expo 2014 February 6, 2014

    Greater Noida: Luxury automobile manufacturers Audi and BMW unveiled various models at the 12th Auto Expo. German luxury manufacturer Audi unveiled its A3 sedan, and special versions of sports utility vehicle (SUVs) Q3, Q5 and Q7 and showcased its recent addition to its portfolio RS7 Sportback. "We believe this (Indian) market has...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Hyundai launches the 3rd generation Santa Fe SUV February 5, 2014

    Greater Noida: Hyundai Motor India expanded its product portfolio in the country with the launch of new generation sports utility vehicle Sante Fe, priced between Rs 26.3 lakh and Rs 29.2 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). "The third generation Sante Fe is a world-class product and will set new benchmark in India's SUV...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Jaguar Land Rover lineup: F-TYPE Coupe, Range Rover LWB and Project 7 February 2, 2014

    While we're still reeling from the sheer aural and visual impact of the Jaguar F-TYPE drop top, Jaguar plans to send us back into a frenzy of poppin-n-cracking with the new F-TYPE coupe. The top of the line F-TYPE R will feature a new 550PS V8 which is 55PS more...
  • Datsun releases concept car sketch ahead of Auto Expo 2014 unveil January 30, 2014

    Datsun has released sketches of the new car concept that is set to be officially unveiled at the Auto Expo 2014. The concept will be showcased along with the much-anticipated Datsun GO hatchback and the GO+ MPV. Datsun says the concept car represents the direction that the brand would like to...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Mercedes-Benz lineup: Concept GLA, CLA45 AMG and M Guard January 30, 2014

    2013 was a good year for Mercedes-Benz. The company released a slew of new models and reclaimed its position as the top luxury manufacturer in India for a few months. The company plans to keep the momentum up for 2014 and will kick-start the year by showcasing the CLA-Class, GLA-Class...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Volkswagen lineup: Taigun, Tiguan, Passat and WRC car January 30, 2014

    Volkswagen has had a good 2013 in terms of launches with as many as eight new models and variants going on sale in India. The brand's Polo TSI has especially been well received. For the 2014 Auto Expo however, VW will not be showing any more updates but will have...