Upcoming Suvs In India 2012 – Explore New Avenues of Life
India has always been a favorite market for SUVs. The different terrains, long distances, and rough roads – all seem to add to the growing popularity of the SUVs in India. So, world’s leading car manufacturers are looking forward to launch a plethora of SUVs in India in the coming few months. Here is a list of the SUVs that are going to hit the road very soon.
Upcoming SUV from Mercedes
Certainly, there is hardly anything that can put this world famous car manufacturer off. Mercedes is slowly but consistently building its niche in the SUV category. The much anticipated ML class from them is likely to be another step to their objective.
The enhanced wheelbase, better control, and hassle free driving are certainly going to add to the popularity of this car. The car is likely to have powerful V6 petrol or diesel engine. With an expected price tag between 52 and 55 lakhs, the car is likely to hit the road by January next year.
Upcoming SUVs from Mahindra
Mahindra is likely to launch its W201 model by the end of 2011. This long anticipated car has passed the final test and Mahindra is going to unveil the car very soon. With the car, Mahindra is set to surprise people. The car will use the same engine as Scorpio. However, the 140 Bhp will provide with more torque.
The new 6 speed automatic and manual transmission, coupled with daytime running lamps, LED lamps, 6 airbags, and TCS will make driving even more enjoyable and safe. The car is expected to be priced within 10 to 15 lakhs.
Another car from Mahindra stable that is expected to be launched soon is Korando. Originally Ssangyong’s child, renowned SUV manufacturer that Mahindra acquired, Korando will combine both style of soft roader cars, and the power of the SUVs.
Set to be launched either towards the end of this year or in the beginning of 2012, the car will come with the price tag of around 16 to 20 lakhs. The car’s 2.0 liter turbo motor will produce 175 Bhp of power. It will have 6 speed transmissions.
Upcoming SUVs from Volkswagen
Touareg is already present in India. However, Volkswagen is planning to offer some upgrades. So, expect some new aspects in the interiors and looks of the car. The car has 8 speed transmissions. The diesel motor of the car produces a whopping 240 Bhp power.
The upgrade will shed its weight by 200 kgs. This would make the car faster and more efficient. All these features will be available by paying 2-3 lakhs more.
Other Upcoming SUVs In 2011-2012
One of the most anticipated SUVs in the coming months is the Force One. With this car, Force Motors is going to produce a 7 seater configuration that would feature an engine from Mercedes. Tata Motors too, is going to launch its new Tata Safari Merlin that will combine powerful SUV engine with fuel efficiency. It will upgrade the look and the materials used for the car. Audi and Skoda are also planning to introduce some small SUVs in India.