Tata motors will launch a new premium SUV car which is codenamed Q501. This new car in based on the popular SUV Freelander. Keep reading to know more about Tata Q501 price, launch date, mileage and features.
The SUV market is one of the fastest growing segments in Indian Automobile Industry. People in India nowadays prefer a powerful sports utility car rather than sedans or hatchbacks. ‘Tata motors’ manufactures a wide range of utility vehicles like Indica, Tiago, Hexa and Safari Storme. They also own Jaguar Land Rover; which is one of the world’s most premium SUV makers.
Guenter Butschek the Managing Director of Tata Motors, while speaking at SIAM annual conclave Delhi, mentioned that the upcoming big launch from Tata Motors in 2018 will be Q501 SUV. The new SUV will be based on Freelander and is expected to launch in India in fourth quarter of 2018. The Tata Q501 SUV will be available in two seating configurations – a 5 seater or a 7 seater.
Tata Q501 Price in India and specs
Tata Q501 price in India is expected to be somewhere around 15 Lakhs. Although the exact on road price and variants will only be available in 2018. The new SUV will possibly be getting 2.0 multijet engine from Fiat which will generate around 170 Bhp. It will come with both transmission modes viz. manual and automatic. Both 2-wheeled and 4-wheeled drives are expected for the premium vehicle. The Q501 SUV will compete against the likes of Jeep Compass, Mahidra XUV 500, Hyundai Tucson,Toyota Innova Crysta and bigger SUVs like Ford Endeavour and Toyota Fortuner.
Overall let’s hope the New SUV Q501 can cope up with the Indian consumer’s expectations.