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Top India Car News this week (May 16-22): Mahindra Scorpio N unveiled, Jeep Meridian launched, Hyundai Venue 2022 unveil date

This week, Mahindra announced plenty of details about its upcoming SUV, premium SUV launches and the loss of a small Hyundai.

In this week’s news reel, we got a lot of information about Mahindra’s upcoming SUV. During the same period, larger, more premium SUVs were launched and an iconic moniker dropped for the second time. Here are all the big headlines from the past week that you might have missed:

Lots of news about the Mahindra Scorpio-N

Mahindra confirmed the name of the Scorpio’s successor and unveiled its exterior design towards the end of the week. He also announced that the Scorpio-N will arrive on June 27. Prior to the unveiling, we discovered the following:


Jeep has launch the Meridian Three-row SUV with launch prices starting from Rs 29.9 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The diesel-only model is available in two trim levels: Limited and Limited(O).

meridian jeep

The Tata Harrier got a new XZS variant positioned between the XZ and XZ+ versions. It is offered in manual and automatic versions. The XZS is around Rs 35,000 more affordable than the top-end XZ+ and up to Rs 1.3 lakh more expensive than the XZ.

auntie harrier

The latest version of the dynamic iteration of the luxury SUV Range Rover was launched in India. It is available in three versions and offered with a single powertrain: a 3-litre diesel with 345 hp/700 Nm mild hybrid technology.

range rover sport

Dealers accepting offline reservations for the 2022 Hyundai Venue

The sub-4m Hyundai SUV is set to arrive in a facelifted avatar in June. We have learned that some dealerships have started accepting offline reservations for the same. It has been spied many times in camouflage, including a potential N-Line variant identified by the dual-tip exhaust.

hyundai place

Abandoned Hyundai Santro

The entry-level Hyundai sedan was once again phased out. the Santro is no longer in production and only the dealer’s remaining stock is for sale. It was offered with a 1.1-liter gasoline engine mated to a 5-speed manual transmission with the choice of an AMT. It was the only car in its segment to offer rear air vents.

hyundai santro

Citroën EV will arrive in 2023

The Stellantis group, Citroën’s parent conglomerate, recently highlighted India’s role in its global strategy. Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares also confirmed that Citroën will introduce an India-centric electric vehicle to the market in 2023based on the same architecture as the next C3 sub-4m offer.

First Citroën EV for India to arrive in 2023: Carlos Tavares

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