Variant of the Year: Renault Duster AWD

A lot of good things were to happen in 2014. A lot of folks hoped Narendra Modi would become our Prime Minister; we had our fingers crossed when ISRO’s Mars Orbiter Mission neared its destination, and a lot of us saved up to buy the ridiculously-priced iPhone 6.

Mr Modi did become the PM; the Mars Orbiter successfully entered the red planet’s orbit, and the iPhone 6 is, despite costing as much as a Honda Activa 125, a super hit. But, there was something equally anticipated by compact SUV fans.