The Indian Auto Expo takes place every year in the country from the past 12 years and it is the Asia’s largest and second largest in the world motor show. According the recent reports, the 2016 edition of Auto Expo will be held from February 5th to 9th. This time the Auto Expo will be bigger than its last exhibitions and here are the cool SUV’s that are scheduled to be unveiled at the show, reports Cartoq.
Fiat is all geared up to introduce their American SUV range from Jeep; the company will unveil the Wrangler and Cherokee at the Auto Expo 2016. The iconic Jeep will be a Completely Built Unit; therefore the price tag of this monster goes up close to 30 lakhs. Wrangler will be powered by a 2.8 liter-4 cylinder turbo diesel engine coupled by a 5 speed automatic transmission and the SUV features a standard 4x4 high low ratio switch.
Jeep Grand Cherokee
The Cherokee is a kind of vehicle that can handle both off-road trails and daily commutes. This midsize SUV has a luxurious interior and in-cabin technology. It has a case sort style with a forcing front profile. The curves around the wheel are rectangular and fit as a fiddle. Force would be gotten from the 3.0 liter V6 motor creating 240bhp and max torque appraised at 570Nm.
Audi Q7 2015
Audi Q7 has in it all what it needs to be called a great luxury SUV- the looks, the design, the make, spaciousness, power, design, and quality interiors. Its dominant features list is an abyss to its single-framed large radiator grille, xenon lights and enhanced by contrasting bumpers. That’s just a bite of its features; it looks stunning and will reveal and let you revel in its luxurious interiors.
The Q7 comes with three engine options one, diesel and two, petrol- 3.0 liter TDI V6 motor that generates 272hp/600Nm and the latest MMI infotainment system and the information screen which is fully digitized, will be added to it.
Ford Endeavour or Everest, as it is known in most of the countries, will get a major change for the 2015 model. In fact, the SUV will be an all new model and not a facelift. Ford Endeavour has always been known as the original masculine SUV, which created its own market place for itself in India. The highly awaited new model will go on sale around April next year. Inside, the Endeavour will borrow the designs from its pickup truck sold separately in the U.S. which is Ford F-150.
After crossover segment wave, it is the compact SUV segment for Indian market this year. Mahindra’s S101 seats 3 plus 3 adult in the car resembling the iconic Hindustan Ambassador and it is set to launch this year. The S101 comes with two variants of petrol and diesel and may have a price tag of less than 5 lakhs.
This is Mahindra’s new way of luring hatchback lovers towards SUV territory with S101. However, S101 is the codename of this compact SUV and it is not just a namesake SUV but it acts one too.
The existing 2014 X-Trail gets a major revamp in its third generation guise and one of the key issues of not having a third row of seats has now been taken care of. It gets an option of a 1.6-litre diesel and a 2.0-litre diesel motor internationally.
It gets Active Ride Control which scans the road that lies ahead and adjusts the suspension of the car accordingly and this will surely help the off road trips. It will be available in 2-wheel drive as well as 4-wheel drive variants. The new X-Trail is expected to be shipped as a completely built unit (CBU) much like the earlier versions and by that the expected price of this luxury SUV will be above 30 lakhs.
Renault Duster Facelift
From the time of its release the Renault Duster gained huge amount of popularity with its stance and striking looks. To stay in with the trend and competition, the car will be out with updated features on board.
The refreshed compact SUV brings in all new headlamps, day time running lights with revamped new bumpers, front and alloy wheels. On the bright side, now Duster gets a twin clutch automatic gearbox on the diesel models too adding to the driving convenience.
Tata is also in the Derby with its 2014 concept made crossover ‘Nexon’, after a year it has been put to produce. It is said that Nexon’s style was inspired by the popular Range Rover Evoque. The Nexon will be powered by two different motors in two of its variants with a turbocharged 1.2 liter petrol and 1.3 liter diesel motors.
Mahindra Quanto Facelift
Mahindra’s Quanto, the Sub 4-metre compact SUV is also on the list of anticipated facelifts this year. Based on the rumors around, the vehicle is said to feature sparkling new looks with some excellent equipment list on the inside.
The major update on the Quanto is the automated manual transmission which is said to be its spotlight on the face lifted version.
Tata Hexa replaces the Aria which failed to gain acceptability in Indian market. The new design gives it a sharper and bolder look in its character. However, the Hexa will enter the Indian market in the mid 2016. The whole body gets a complete makeover which comes with a six seater adding to the comfort. A 2.2 liter turbo diesel engine, pushing itself to 156 Bhp and 400 Nm torque does the job of acceleration. A 6-speed manual and automatic transmission completes the Tata Hexa.