SUVS

  • Mahindra plans to launch two new compact SUVs in 2015 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Auto major Mahindra & Mahindra plans to launch three new vehicles, including two compact SUVs, next year as it looks to strengthen its position in the domestic market. In the two-wheeler segment, the firm which is in the process of acquiring 51 per cent stake in Peugeot Motocycles for...
  • Overdrive: Catch all the action from 2014 Paris Motor Show October 11, 2014

    This week on Overdrive, we bring to you all the latest information and all of the latest cars - SUVs, MUVs that are trending at Paris Motor Show 2014 and grabbing headlines around the world. ...
  • Mahindra launches the new Scorpio SUV at Rs 7.98 lakh September 25, 2014

    The new Scorpio is here in the form of the next generation model from Mahindra. It may look like a facelifted variant because there are a lot of resemblances to the outgoing Scorpio. However, this 2015 model features an all-new chassis that will now be used in all future body...
  • New Mahindra Scorpio bookings now open on Snapdeal September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Homegrown auto major Mahindra & Mahindra has tied up with Snapdeal for online prebookings of the company's upcoming new version of SUV Scorpio. "We wanted to open prebookings for the new Scorpio a week ahead of the launch. So, apart from letting customers book at our showrooms, we also...
  • First look: The Honda HRV, the allnew compact SUV September 13, 2014

    The HRV will be the latest addition to the list of small SUVs that are lining up for Europe. The idea behind these is simple all the ruggedness, room and reliability found in an SUV, packed into a pintsized coupelike package. The centrally placed fuel tank in the...
  • Watch: 6yearold boy survives after a SUV ran over him August 24, 2014

    A sixyearold miraculously survived after being run over by a SUV in China. The boy was playing on the driveway outside his house when the incident occurred. The boy only has a few scratches on his face and legs, and no major injury. ...
  • 5 cops injured as an SUV rams into Speaker's escort jeep July 28, 2014

    Five policemen were injured when a vehicle hit Assembly Speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary's escort jeep on NH83 in Bihar's Jehanabad district on Monday, a policeofficer said. The incident took place at Irki village as a police jeep escorting Chaudhary on way to Jehanabad town from Barabar hills was hit by a...
  • 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 exDelhi 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 70yearold 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 hitandrun 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 eightyear old girl and a 40yearold 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 headon collision with truck, four die February 18, 2014

    Four people were killed when an SUV carrying them caught fire after it collided headon 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 Congressled 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 twowheelers, and capital goods and consumer durables to boost manufacturing and growth. Presenting the Interim Budget for 201415, he also provided service tax exemption for storage and warehousing...
  • Budget 2014: Cars, SUVs, 2wheelers to cost less on excise duty cut February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Prices of automobiles, including cars, sports utility vehicles and twowheelers, 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 711 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 twoseater 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 twoseater car for town use. "We are looking to sell 500 units per annum of Eleron and...