Top 9 Upcoming Cars, SUVs in August 2022: The World’s First Electric AMG for the Affordable Alto

Top 9 Upcoming Cars, SUVs in August 2022: The World's First Electric AMG for the Affordable Alto
The Indian auto industry has witnessed a large number of new car launches and some big reveals in the first half of this year, but there is certainly no slowing down. The month of August will be a significant one for the Indian auto industry, with a range of cars and SUVs queuing up to be launched or at least unveiled ahead of a launch in the coming months.
We have listed the top five upcoming cars and SUVs to be launched in India.
1. Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai India recently unveiled the all-new Tucson SUV in the Indian market. Customers interested in getting their hands on the SUV can book the new Tucson online or authorized Hyundai dealer by paying a token amount of Rs 50,000. With over 7 million units sold worldwide, the all-new Tucson is also expected to attract a lot of interest from Indian buyers.
The new generation Tucson is based on the company’s Sensuous Sportiness design language and has a complete design overhaul over the model it replaces. At the front, the SUV gets a large grille that runs over the nose of the car and also integrates the triangular LED daytime running lights. At the rear, the T-shaped taillights are connected by an LED strip, with the Hyundai emblem on the lower part of the rear window.
The new Tucson’s feature list includes a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with premium Bose sound system, BlueLink connected-car technology with over 60 connected features, multilingual UI support, reclining rear seats, 64-color ambient lighting, Home-to-Car with Alexa and Google Voice Assistant, electric tailgate, wireless phone charger, driver’s seat memory function, rain-sensing windshield wipers, 18-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, and more.
The Hyundai Tucson is powered by 2.0-litre diesel and 2.0-litre NA petrol engines. The former delivers a maximum power of 186 hp and peak torque of 417 Nm, while the petrol engine delivers 156 hp/192 Nm. While the diesel engine is offered as standard with an 8-speed automatic transmission, the petrol mill only gets a 6-speed AT. Hyundai also offers the Tucson with its HTRAC four-wheel drive configuration.
The new Tucson is 150mm longer, 15mm wider, 5mm higher and has an 85mm longer wheelbase compared to its predecessor. Hyundai claims that the NX4 model chosen for India is the longer-wheelbase variant of the Tucson.
5 Electric Mahindra SUVs
Mahindra recently released a new teaser featuring five of its upcoming all-electric SUVs. The company also announced that five electric SUVs will be unveiled on Independence Day.

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The teaser reveals silhouettes of the five models, four of which appear to be coupe SUVs. If you look at the silhouette of the last image, you can guess that it looks like XUV 700.
The unveiling of these new Mahindra EVs is scheduled for August 15 in Oxfordshire, UK, closely followed by an expected unveiling of the XUV400 in September 2022. Once available, the XUV400 will compete against the Tata Nexon EV Prime and EV Maximum It will also be compared with the MG ZS EV and Hyundai Kona electric SUV.
2022 Maruti Suzuki alt

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Current generation Maruti Suzuki Alto. Image used for representational purposes only

India’s largest automaker, Maruti Suzuki, recently announced the new-generation Alto on August 18.
The updated car was recently spied on a TVC recording and revealed a series of cosmetic updates on the current-generation model. According to the spy photos, the new Alto appears to have grown in size and appears larger than the model it will replace. The new generation hatchback also gets a redesigned rear with redesigned taillights similar to those of the 2022 Celerio.
The Alto will most likely power the same 796cc three-cylinder NA petrol engine, but it may include some optimization and calibration upgrades. Maruti Suzuki could also reintroduce the Alto K10 name with the new 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine that performs tasks on the recently launched 2022 S-Presso. A five-speed manual transmission will be offered as standard, while an optional automatic transmission could also be offered. Hospitalized. This will most likely be the same AGS (AMT) unit used in the Celerio.
Toyota Hyryder

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Toyota Hyryder SUV was unveiled in India on July 1. The company announced that it will launch the SUV on August 16, 2022. The brand also started booking the Hyryder SUV for Rs 25,000 at all Toyota dealers in India.
The Hyryder is based on Suzuki’s Global C platform that underpins the new Grand Vitara. The Hyryder SUV will be produced alongside the Grand Vitara at Bidadi’s Karnataka plant.
As for the exterior, the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder will boast a muscular hood, gloss grille and split LED daytime running lights with a thin chrome strip and large air dam. The SUV will feature 17-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels, a hybrid badge on the front door, skid-plate body cladding and all-round LED taillights.
The interior is equipped with the 55+ features of Toyota i-Connect, smartwatch connectivity, a 9-inch SmartPlay cast infotainment system, voice control, remote air conditioning on and off, remote vehicle recognition, vehicle health and more. In addition, the Hyryder SUV cabin also gets a two-tone finish on the dash, wireless charging, a HUD and a panoramic sunroof.
The Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder will be available in two powertrains: Neo Drive and a self-charging high-performance hybrid electric powertrain that will use a 1.5-litre petrol engine delivering 105PS and 122Nm, along with 59kW and 141Nm from the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder. engine. . The combined power will be 85 kW (114 hp). The Neo Drive engine gets an All-Wheel-Drive system, an optional five-speed manual transmission and a six-speed automatic to choose from.
We expect Toyota to price the Hyryder from Rs 10.5 lakh (ex-showroom). At launch, the SUV will compete with Kia Seltos, Hyundai Creta, Volkswagen Taigun, Skoda Kushaq, MG Astor and Mahindra Scorpio-N.
Mercedes AMG EQS 53 4Matic+

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Mercedes-Benz India recently confirmed that the EQS electric sedan will be launched in the country on August 24. It has also been confirmed that the performance EQS AMG version, ie EQS 53 4MATIC+ will be the first to debut, followed by the launch of the standard EQS.
The Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ uses two electric motors – one on each axle, giving it AMG Performance 4MATIC+ all-wheel drive. The flagship electric sedan has a maximum power of 658 hp and a maximum torque of 950 Nm. The EQS 53 4MATIC+ sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.4 seconds and the top speed is limited to 250 km/h.
The Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ features AMG Dynamic Select driving modes: Slippery, Comfort, Sport, Sport+ and Individual. Apart from that, there is also the AMG Ride Control+ suspension, which combines fully automatic electronically controlled adjustable damping with rear-axle steering.

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