SUVs have always been respected for their muscular road presence, powerful engines and 4X4 capabilities. However, with new advances in drivetrain technology, all we can say about the modern-day SUVs is that they are at war with the laws of physics. It is safe to say that a new breed of SUVs is on the rise when it comes to ‘power-packed engines, agility and quickness. Below we have listed some of the world’s fastest SUVs, most of which are available in India as well. So let’s get down to it!
Note: the prices given below in INR are exclusive of taxes and duties
Tesla Model X
The fastest SUV on the list, the Tesla Model X’s brutal acceleration with the ‘Ludicrous’ mode gives this SUV an extra boost. The Model X with its dual-electric motor, churning out 496bhp and 660Nm of torque can clock 0-97km/h in just 2.6 seconds. The Model X has a top speed of 262km/h. The numbers here clearly shout out that the Tesla Model X is the fastest SUV on the planet. The Model X is priced at $99,990 (Rs 74.42 lakh).
The first automaker to produce a super-SUV, Lamborghini, made headlines with its Urus. The brand recently rolled out the 15,000th unit of the Urus in a short span of three years. The Urus is powered by a Lamborghini-tuned 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine which produces 641bhp and 850Nm of torque. Urus can clock 0-100km/h in 3.6 seconds, making it the second-fastest SUV in the world. The Lamborghini Urus costs around Rs 3.10 crore in India.
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk
The 2021 Grand Cherokee is equipped with a supercharged 6.2-litre V8 petrol engine that produces 706bhp and 875Nm of torque. This 4×4 Jeep can do a 0-97km/h sprint in just 3.5 seconds and a top speed of 290km/h. The Trackhawk offers the best of both worlds with its luxurious interior and responsive all-wheel-drive system, making it a rather remarkable performance bargain at $87,670 (Rs 65.25 lakh).
Ford Mustang Mach-E GT
The Mustang Mach-E GT is the first all-electric car/first all-electric SUV from the American carmaker. This flagship EV from Ford certifies a range of 490km. Talking about power, the Mach-E GT produces 465bhp and 830Nm of torque. The Mach-E GT can do a 0-97km/h sprint in 3.5 seconds and has a top speed of 200km/h. The Mustang Mach-E GT has an 88kWh battery. The targeted price of the Mach-E GT is $60,500 (Rs 45.03 lakh).
2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat
The Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat is a complete package in itself; a three-row SUV with a supercharged 6.2-litre V8 engine producing 708bhp and 875Nm of torque. Going with the numbers, it is the most powerful SUV on the market today. The mind-boggling power is directed to all four wheels through an eight-speed automatic transmission. The Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat has a starting price of $33,260 (Rs 24.75 lakh).
2021 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid
The Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid comes in both SUV and coupe forms. The automaker has also gone green keeping the performance in mind. The car is powered by a 4.0-litre V8 fitted with two turbochargers and an electric motor with an all-electric range of just 19km. It has a combined power of 670bhp and 899Nm of torque. The electric motor fills the void between turbo lags. This vehicle can do 0-97km/h in 3.6 seconds and has a top speed of 295km/h. The Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid starts at $163,200 (Rs 1.22 crore).
2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio
The 2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio SUV has a twin-turbocharged 2.9-litre V6 which can produce 498bhp and 601Nm of torque. This SUV can achieve 0-97km/h in 3.6 seconds and has a top speed of 283km/h. The 2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio starts at a price of $80,500 (Rs 59.91 lakh).
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