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!

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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).

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Lamborghini Urus

Fastest SUVs in the world

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).

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Ford Mustang Mach-E GT

Fastest SUVs in the world

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

Fastest SUVs in the world

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

Fastest SUVs in the world

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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