Upcoming car, SUV launches

December 2022

Mercedes-Benz GLB

Mercedes’ second 7-seater in India after GLS
Will get 163hp, 1.3 petrol and 190hp, 2.0 diesel
Based on A-Class platform; looks like baby GLS
Launch – December 2

Mercedes-Benz EQB

Will be fully imported in EQB 300 guise
Based on same platform as ICE-powered GLB
66.5kWh battery gives up to 419km range (WLTP)
Launch – December 2

BMW M340i facelift

Will get updated front and rear end design
Likely to get new twin curved infotainment screen 
Will continue with 387hp, 3.0, 6 cyl turbo-petrol engine
Launch – December 10

BMW X7 facelift

Heavily reworked front end with split headlamp design
Gets latest iDrive with curved infotainment display
Will get 6 cyl, mild-hybrid petrol, diesel engines
Launch – December 10


First M model with plug-in hybrid powertrain
First bespoke M model since the M1 of 1970s
Gets 653hp, 4.4L V8 hybrid; can run in pure EV mode
Launch – December 10

Toyota Hyryder CNG

Will be offered in two mid-spec trims – S and G
Will be powered by Maruti’s 1.5 mild-hybrid engine 
Has a claimed efficiency of 26.10km/kg
Launch – early December

Maruti Grand Vitara CNG

Likely to get wider variant line-up than Hyryder CNG
Will have similar powertrain, efficiency as Hyryder CNG
Will precede launch of Brezza CNG
Launch - Late December

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