Suvs

  • Mercedes, BMWs, Audis hot favourites of Indian politicians 13-04-2014 01:40 PM

    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...
  • This poll season camels and horses cost more than SUVs 05-04-2014 12:50 PM

    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...
  • BMW confirms X7 production to begin by 2016 31-03-2014 01:21 PM

    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 24-03-2014 02:55 PM

    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 03-03-2014 05:11 PM

    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...
  • SUV catches fire after head-on collision with truck, four die 18-02-2014 09:36 PM

    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,...
  • 2014 Range Rover long wheelbase launched in India at Rs 2.08 crore 18-02-2014 04:58 PM

    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 17-02-2014 01:19 PM

    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 17-02-2014 01:10 PM

    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 of rice like...
  • Budget 2014: Cars, SUVs, 2-wheelers to cost less on excise duty cut 17-02-2014 01:06 PM

    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 10-02-2014 03:26 PM

    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....
  • Ford EcoSport with sunroof soon expected to be in showrooms 09-02-2014 12:16 PM

    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...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Toyota unveils Etios Cross, its first crossover 06-02-2014 06:12 PM

    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...
  • Auto Expo 2014: DC Design unveils Eleron SUV, Tia two-seater car 06-02-2014 03:15 PM

    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...
  • New luxury cars unveiled at Auto Expo 2014 06-02-2014 02:55 PM

    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)...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Hyundai launches the 3rd generation Santa Fe SUV 05-02-2014 12:04 PM

    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...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Jaguar Land Rover lineup: F-TYPE Coupe, Range Rover LWB and Project 7 02-02-2014 11:40 AM

    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 30-01-2014 01:14 PM

    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...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Mercedes-Benz lineup: Concept GLA, CLA45 AMG and M Guard 30-01-2014 01:12 PM

    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 30-01-2014 01:00 PM

    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...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Hyundai lineup: Grand i10 sedan, i20, i20 WRC and Santa Fe 30-01-2014 12:53 PM

    Hyundai will launch the Grand i10 sedan at the expo. Based on the Grand i10 hatchback, the sedan, which will replace the Accent in India, will be a little more spacious than the already roomy donor hatch and will rival other sub-4m sedans in its category such as the Dzire...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Tata lineup: Falcon4, Falcon5, Vista Tech and Aria 30-01-2014 12:47 PM

    Tata Motors are updating most of their lineup and the Auto Expo will showcase most of these cars. The Falcon project cars will be on display, the hatchback as well as the compact sedan. The Falcon 4 is an updated version of the Vista and will continue to use the...
  • Auto Expo 2014 BMW lineup: M6 Gran coupe, i8, 3 Series GT and X5 30-01-2014 12:40 PM

    BMW is coming to the Auto Expo with guns blazing. The company will have an arsenal of both high performance vehicles and an environmentally conscious electric and hybrid machine. Just as we told you a few months ago, the German manufacturer will launch the BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo at...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Audi lineup: A3 sedan, R18 e-tron quattro and special editions 30-01-2014 12:29 PM

    Audi will be displaying over half-a-dozen cars at the Auto Expo, including the Le Mans winning race car R18 e-tron and the A3 sedan. The soon to be launched A3 sedan will be Audi's most compact offering in India. As of now the stripped Q3 S SUV with a manual...
  • Honda India Auto Expo 2014 lineup: Honda Mobilio, Jazz, Vision XS-1 29-01-2014 04:11 PM

    Honda seems to be on a roll, the Amaze is doing very well for them and the new City is already eyeing top spot in the C-segment. The car has launched before the Auto Expo but will be on display along with the various Modulo accessories specially made for it....
  • Auto Expo 2014 Maruti lineup: Celerio and iV4 28-01-2014 04:53 PM

    Maruti Suzuki have always taken the Auto Expo seriously, last time the company launched the Ertiga MPV and even displayed the XA Alpha concept SUV. For 2014, India's largest carmaker will launch yet another hatchback, the Celerio. It is the successor to the Alto worldwide and will replace the A-Star...
  • Ford to showcase a new global concept car at Auto Expo 2014 28-01-2014 04:45 PM

    The 12th New Delhi Auto Expo will be the venue for the unveiling of Ford's global concept vehicle. Based on a global design philosophy, this concept has been created specifically keeping in mind the needs of Indian costumers and other emerging markets. This car will give us an idea about...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Toyota lineup: Toyota 86, Corolla, Etios Cross 28-01-2014 04:32 PM

    Toyota will have a strong stand this time around at the expo. The company will be showcasing its new Corolla. The Corolla may have been the best selling nameplate in the world, however in India it hasn't exactly been a cash cow for its maker. More often than not, the...