The Indian automotive industry is gearing up for an exciting month ahead as top car manufacturers, including renowned brands like Mercedes and Hyundai, are all set to launch their latest SUV models in June. This lineup of highly anticipated SUV releases promises to elevate the Indian SUV market, offering car enthusiasts and potential buyers an array of impressive options to choose from.
Let’s delve into the details of these upcoming SUV launches and explore how they are set to make a significant impact on the Indian automotive landscape.
1. Maruti Suzuki Jimny
Maruti is all set to unveil its inaugural lifestyle SUV in June, following an overwhelming response with over 30,000 bookings already received. Once launched, this highly anticipated vehicle will directly compete with popular models like the Mahindra Thar.
2. Hyundai Exter
Hyundai is poised to make its foray into the small SUV segment with the introduction of the Exter. The South Korean automaker is expected to launch this SUV in June 2023, targeting a direct competition with the popular Tata Punch SUV. Bookings for the Exter have already commenced, with an initial amount of Rs 11,000.
3. Mercedes-Benz EQS
Next month, the German automotive powerhouse is set to broaden its electric vehicle (EV) lineup in India with the highly anticipated launch of the Mercedes-Benz EQS. This SUV is just one of approximately 10 new models that the German car manufacturer has planned to introduce in India by March of next year.
4. Honda Elevate
On June 6, India will witness the arrival of another brand new SUV known as the Honda Elevate. This upcoming SUV will enter the market as a competitor to popular models like the Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos. The Honda Elevate boasts a range of stylish features including a small sunroof, roof rails, and body-colored ORVMs, adding to its overall aesthetic appeal.
5. Mercedes AMG SL 55 Roadster
In addition to the EQS SUV, Mercedes is gearing up to introduce the AMG SL on June 22. This latest iteration of the seventh-generation AMG SL is equipped with a formidable 4.0-litre V8 Biturbo engine, delivering 470 horsepower and 700 Nm of torque. The AMG SL showcases impressive performance capabilities, accelerating from 0 to 100 kmph in just 3.9 seconds, while its top speed is electronically limited to 315 kmph.
Exciting SUV launches by Mercedes and Hyundai in June will redefine the Indian automotive market with advanced features, innovative technologies, and impressive performance. These releases highlight the growing importance of SUVs and manufacturers’ dedication to meeting customer demands. With intense competition, Indian car buyers can anticipate an elevated SUV market with diverse options.
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