Not a long time ago, the feature of head-up display was considered to be one of the coolest innovations in the world of automobiles. The feature displays the various motional data like speed, navigation alerts and various other info projected on the windscreen in a sci-fi effect, which is certainly both cool and practical thing to live with in a car. Following is a list of ten popular cars with head up display in India.
Kia surprised everyone when it launched the Seltos as its debut product with many segment first features, including that of head-up display. This makes the Kia Seltos the most affordable car in India to come with factory fitted head-up display in India. The feature is available in the top-spec GTX+ variant of the Kia Seltos, which is offered with two engine options – a 1.4-liter turbo petrol (140 PS/242 Nm) and a 1.5-liter diesel engine (115 PS/250 Nm). While the turbo-petrol can be had with a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed DCT, the diesel engine in this variant comes with a 6-speed automatic gearbox.
The next car in this list to feature a head-up display is Toyota’s flagship sedan in India, the Camry. The Toyota Camry has been the flag bearer of hybrid vehicles in the Indian car market for a very long time, and is well known for its understated elegance and impeccable reliability. The Toyota Camry is available in a single variant, which is powered by a hybrid powertrain of a 2.5-liter petrol engine with an electric motor. Coupled to a CVT gearbox, this powertrain makes 215 PS of maximum power and 221 Nm of maximum torque.
The Mini Cooper is the most desirable and expensive hatchback currently on sale in the Indian car market, and is one of the most iconic cars to have ever made in the world. The premium hatchback comes with a lot of cool party tricks, one of which is head-up display. The Mini Cooper is now available in its latest iteration in the Indian car market in a single three-door version, which is powered by a 2.0-liter turbo petrol engine. This engine is paired to a 7-speed automatic gearbox and makes 190 PS of power and 280 Nm of torque.
BMW 3 Series
The BMW 3 Series is well known as one of the finest premium sedans on sale in India, and the latest iteration of the model looks much more modern and well-equipped than ever before. The sedan now gets a host of features, including that of head-up display. The feature, however, is available in its top-spec M340i xDrive variant only, which is powered by a 3.0-liter six-cylinder petrol engine, which produces 385 PS of maximum power and 500 Nm of maximum torque. An 8-speed automatic gearbox is mated to this engine.
The Volvo XC40 is the smallest and most affordable offering currently in the Indian car market, and is the main volume bringer for the Swedish car maker in the country. The Volvo XC40 is being offered in India in a fully loaded T4 R-Design variant, which comes with a host of safety features, including head-up display. The Volvo XC40 sources its power from a 2.0-liter turbo petrol engine, which produces maximum power and torque outputs of 190 PS and 300 Nm respectively, and is coupled to an 8-speed automatic gearbox.
Lexus NX 300h
The Lexus NX 300h is one niche offering in its segment premium midsize SUVs and crossovers, for it is the only option in its category to get a hybrid powertrain under its hood. The SUV is equipped with a host of features, including that of head-up display in all of its three variants – Exquisite, Luxury and F-Sport. The powertrain employed for the Lexus NX 300h is a hybrid engine – 2.5-liter petrol engine with a 245V battery and motor – the combined power and torque outputs of which are rated at 197 PS and 300 Nm respectively. The engine is paired to a CVT gearbox.
With its globally eighth generation model, the Audi A6 bounced back the manufacturer’s presence in the Indian car market, which had shrunk while transition to BS6 norms. One of the first BS6 models from Audi in India, the Audi A6 is a premium sedan known for its richly appointed interiors with keen focus on technology, including head-up display. The feature is available in the ‘Technology’ variant, which is the more premium of the two variants of it. It comes with a 2.0-liter turbo petrol engine, which makes 244 PS of power and 370 Nm of torque, and is paired to a 7-speed DSG gearbox.
The only IC engine SUV in the lineup of Jaguar, the F-Pace is one of the sportiest SUVs on sale in India, both in terms of the way it looks as well as the way it performs. The Jaguar F-Pace has a well-appointed interior cabin, which has many exclusive features on board, including that of head-up display. The Jaguar F-Pace comes in a single R-Dynamic S variant, with two engine options on offer – a 2.0-liter turbo petrol (250 PS/365 Nm) and a 2.0-liter diesel (204 PS/430 Nm), both of which get an 8-speed automatic gearbox.
Range Rover Velar
The Range Rover Velar is clearly one of the sleekest and most stylish SUVs from the British SUV specialist. The SUV was recently given a subtle makeover, with which it got a host of new features on the outside as well as inside, the list of which also includes head-up display. Offered in a single R-Dynamic S variant, the Range Rover Velar shares its powertrain options with the Jaguar F-Pace – a 2.0-liter turbo petrol (250 PS/365 Nm) and a 2.0-liter diesel (204 PS/430 Nm). An 8-speed automatic gearbox is the standard transmission option.
Mercedes Benz S-Class
Often referred as the best car in the world, the Mercedes Benz S-Class is a synonym to the word ‘luxury’ in every sense. There is no feature in the world of automobiles which is not there in the S-Class, with that of the head-up display present in the cabin as well. The Mercedes Benz S-Class can be had with two different variants to choose from – S 450 4MATIC which gets a 3.0-liter six cylinder petrol (365 PS/500 Nm) and S 400d which gets a 3.0-liter six cylinder diesel (328 PS/500 Nm), both of which get paired to an 8-speed automatic gearbox.