In recent times the mild hybrid technology has been gaining popularity in the Indian market. India being a price sensitive market has always lured buyers with impressive fuel efficient numbers and low cost of ownership. Maruti Suzuki, the country’s largest automaker is the first one to introduce the mild diesel hybrid technology for the Ciaz sedan. Following suit, Japanese automaker Honda will also be introducing the Accord hybrid later this year.
We are standing at the entrance to 19 Degree North beside our little fleet of SUVs and ahead of us lies a massive off-road trail and a full day of mud plugging. Our organisers turn up and quickly everyone calls dibs on various vehicles. Caught in a moment of temporary distraction I’m left with the massive Ford Endeavour