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The first generation Tucson made its debut back in 2005, But within 5 years the production was discontinued due to poor market response. However now the game has changed, Tucson is back to give a tough competition in the premium SUV class. This 3rd generation made its first public appearance in the Geneva Motor Show 2015. The word “Tucson” is a Native American name that portrays an image of a ‘Strong Sun’ that gives a strong and bold character to the Car. After years of dedication and hard work, the Korean automaker has brought back the SUV to bridge the gap between Creta and Santa Fe. Just like the new Elantra and Creta, The exterior of the SUV has been taken from the Hyundai’s Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 Design Philosophy. Several new features like Apple car play and Steering Adaptive Guidelines introduced in Tucson are first in its segment. The new Tucson is one hard beast to beat for its rivals. Hyundai Tucson Engine Variants:- Hyundai Tucson is available in both petrol and diesel fuel options. It has a 2.0 Litre VTVT petrol and a 2.0 CRDi diesel beast producing a tremendous amount of power and huge amount of torque. The automatic variants also get the new Drive Mode Select feature to choose among Normal, Eco and Sport modes for different sets of driving conditions. Nu 2.0 VTVT petrol 152.88 bhp and 192.21 Nm R 2.0 CRDi diesel 182.46 bhp and 400 Nm Transmission 6-speed Automatic & 6-speed Manual. Hyundai Tucson Exterior:- As mentioned above, The SUV has several new features in which many are present in the exterior. The Front consists of Hyundai’s signature hexagonal front grill along with dual barrel LED Headlamps which are first-in-segment. The Front bumper also consists of a wing-shaped horizontal bar with daytime running lights. The two-tone side garnish gives Hyundai Tucson a sporty yet refined look. In the rear, it has got twin chrome exhaust pipes with LED tail-lamps. Hyundai Tucson Interior:- Hyundai Tucson falls under the premium SUV segment and as the word suggest it is filled with all the Luxurious. Tucson comes with well-bolstered premium leather seats and beige tone brings in a sense of roominess to the interiors with convenient features rear cup holders in the second row. An 8.0 Smart HD AVN with Voice recognition navigation system and inbuilt AUX and USB are available for entertainment. Hyundai Tucson consists of a hand free smart power tailgate that is operated through its smart key moves. Hyundai Tucson Competition:- Hyundai Tucson will rival the Honda CR-V and Toyota Innova Crysta. Additionally, it will also rival against the SsangYong Rexton. · Honda CR-V · Toyota Innova Crysta · SsangYong Rexton Thank-You very much if you like this please comment and share your views and do visit. https://autophotogreek.blogspot.com/
Honda has just revised its WR-V range for 2019 and has added a new mid-level trim caller the 'V'. The new V trim is priced at Rs 9.95 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). In addition to the introduction of the new trim-level, Honda has also increased the amount of kit available on the base S trim level which now includes 16-inch alloy wheels with a gunmetal finish, automatic climate control with the touch control panel, among other features. You can read more about the updated Honda WR-V here - https://www.autocarindia.com/car-news/mid-spec-honda-wr-v-v-priced-at-rs-995-lakh-413435
Maruti is planning to go into overdrive in the next two years with a series of new launches planned including the SX4 Crossover The other SX4 model (codenamed YL1) will be a new upgraded saloon that is likely to be launched in the latter part of 2013 or early 2014 with a variety of new features. The SX4 model, originally planned for Europe, is designed by Giugiaro’s ItalDesign studio and is in production since 2006 with the SX4 shared by Fiat and Suzuki; the Fiat-badged model is known as Fiat Sedici. For developing markets like India and China, the saloon version of the same name was developed with a crossover styling. Globally, Suzuki calls the SX4 a ‘sporty crossover’, and the carmaker showcased it at the Auto Expo 2012. Maruti is believed to be targeting a production capacity of 100,000 units per annum for both the new SX4 crossover and saloon models, say sources in the know. The SX4 in the hatchback version occupies a niche in a market of five-door mini-SUV crossovers in Europe and is available in petrol variants of 1.5 to 2.0-litre engines. In diesel trim, the SUV crossover is powered with Fiat’s 1.3 to 2.0-litre engines and is available as a 4WD. It is expected to be introduced in India with similar engine options to boost flagging sales of the SX4, as Maruti is keen to be seen both as a saloon as well as a small car player. Maruti is also is getting its new 800cc diesel engine ready in Japan; this motor will power its new small car that will be launched in end-2013 or early 2014. The new five-door model on the A-star platform (codenamed YL-7) is expected to be rolled out just before Diwali and will offer the same petrol and diesel variants as available in the current A-star, say sources. Also in the pipeline is an upgraded Swift in petrol and diesel variants and a Zen that is due to be out in 2013. Source: http://autocarpro.in/contents/technologyDetails.aspx?TechnologyID=141
Alongside the recent launch of its Vista D90 hatchback, Tata Motors also showcased a concept for a crossover based on the Vista, called the Vista D90 Xtreme. The crossover is conceptualised in the same vein as the Skoda Fabia Scout and the upcoming VW CrossPolo, in that it is a standard hatchback with slightly raised suspension (25mm in this case) and a number of cosmetic touches, like a tailgate-mounted spare wheel, to give it the appearance of an SUV. For the D90 Xtreme, additional touches include black cladding on the bumpers and below the doors, roof rails, flared wheelarches and larger, 16-inch alloy wheels. Interestingly, unlike most SUVs, which mount the wheel directly on the tailgate, the Vista D90 Xtreme’s spare is mounted on a swingarm that is hinged to the rear bumper, beneath the hatch. This was done to avoid tailgate rattle, and to keep the hatch door light enough to lift open easily. And since the spare wheel is not counted in the car’s overall length (which is the same as the standard hatchback’s) the car will still qualify for sub-four-metre small car excise benefits. On the inside, the car gets black leather seats with yellow stitching, and an aluminium-effect gearlever and pedals. Under the bonnet, the standard Vista D90’s 89bhp, 1.3-litre, variable-geometry turbo-equipped Quadrajet engine has been modified to produce 104bhp. Our sources tell us the modifications have been carried out in-house by Tata Motors, with a little help from Abarth, Fiat’s performance division. The tweaks include a modified exhaust, a remapped ECU and an optimised turbocharger. More here: http://www.autocarindia.com/News/330469,tata-vista-based-crossover-unveiled.aspx