In July 2013, Ford EcoSport was mentioned the most number of times online in India in the SUV category. The other popular SUV mentions were made for Tata Aria and Renault Duster. Ford Endeavour, Honda CR-V, Chevrolet Captiva ranked foremost as most vibrant nameplates.
Renault and Indomobil have signed an import and distribution agreement whereby Renault will be launched in Indonesian markets. The company will be represented through PT…
Ford has had to indefinitely halt EcoSport bookings due to an overwhelming response in India. With 30,000 bookings in the first 17 days of launch, Ford India has their hands full in trying to ensure timely deliveries. To ensure customers aren’t put off by a lengthy waiting period, Ford India is at present only accepting bookings for 1.5 liter petrol trims – Ambient, Trend and Titanium.
There are 6 Renault Duster variants on sale in India, with an additional 2 optional packs, taking the total to 8 variants. Of them 2 are petrol SUV’s. Renault Duster variants on offer include a Petrol RxE, Diesel RxE with max output of 85 ps, petrol RxL, and diesel RxL with max power of 85 ps. The latter is also made available with an option pack.
Nissan has taken the wraps off the latest model of Terrano where it was seen as a smart and rugged SUV based on the much loved Renault Duster. Prebookings commence from 1st September 2013. Bollywood director Kabir Khan displayed the model simulating three situations which showcase the SUV’s resourcefulness be it in cityscape, campsite or at a luxury resort.
Japanese car makers, Nissan, have unveiled the new Terrano SUV. While the vehicle will go on sale only by October, just ahead of the festive season in India, buyers can pre-book from 1st September onward.
Unveiled this week at Mumbai and set for launch in the India auto market in early October this year. Pre bookings commence on September 1, 2013 with deliveries scheduled for October too.
A Renault initiative, Gang of Dusters is a fan club for Duster owners in India. The company will embark on a multitude of trips, starting with the West Coast Expedition. This 5-day drive starts at Mumbai on 15th August, 2013 and will travel through Panhala, Dandeli, Goa, and Kolad before returning to Mumbai on 19th August, 2013.