Mahindra is developing lots of new models along with updating current models to meet the new emission and safety rule
Mahindra is one of the fastest growing Utility Vehicle makers in the country and they have already launched three new models within 6 months. The company want to continue the positive momentum moving forward with the introduction of newer models. They are already working on updating current products to meet the new emission and safety rule. In this article, we take a look at the five upcoming cars from Mahindra.
1. New Mahindra Scorpio
Mahindra is likely to introduce the new generation of Scorpio in 2020 and it will be based on the same platform as current Scorpio but the company will update it to meet new safety rule. The exterior design theme is expected to continue the muscular look of the current model as it is one of the trademarks of Scorpio.
The interior is expected to be completely different and the SUV will be packed with lots of modern features. The quality of materials will be much better and the new model will be developed by the North American Technical Centre of Mahindra. The Scorpio will get its power from a newly developed BSVI 2.0 L diesel engine with 160 PS, mated to 6-speed manual and auto with the four-wheel drive system.
2. Mahindra TUV 300 Facelift
Mahindra is working on the facelift model of TUV 300 for some time now and it is expected to be launched later this year in India. The exterior changes include a new front grille with revised bumpers and tweaked headlamps with LED DRLs integrated into it. The side doesn’t get any major changes except for the new alloy wheels.
The rear gets clear lens type tail lamps and a new design for the spare mounted wheel cover. The interior might get some changes like new features and the compact SUV will come with standard safety features like dual airbags, ABS with EBD, seat belt alert and speed alert. The engine options will be carried over from the current model.
3. Mahindra XUV300 EV
Mahindra recently introduced the XUV 300, which is based on the SsangYong Tivoli platform and the company has confirmed that the compact SUV will get an EV variant next year. The Indian manufacturer hasn’t given more details about the technical specification of EV powertrain as it is currently under development.
The design theme is likely to be similar to the ICE model but the company will make subtle changes like the closed grille, new alloy wheels, graphics and redesigned instrument cluster. The XUV 300 EV will be priced slightly higher than the regular version.
4. Mahindra KUV100 EV
Mahindra has already showcased the electric variant of KUV100 at the 2018 Auto Expo but the company is yet to launch the production model in the market. The KUV100 EV is likely to give a range of around 140 km and the micro-SUV comes with fast charging technology which will help the battery to charge from 0 to 80 per cent in just an hour.
The exterior design theme of KUV100 EV is exactly similar to the regular version but the company has made some subtle changes to make the electric variant stand out like new alloy wheels, graphics and new colour options. The KUV100 EV will come with advanced technologies like location tracking, pre-cooling cabin, smartphone connectivity and more.
5. Mahindra XUV 400
Mahindra is developing a new premium SUV, which is going to be positioned between recently launched XUV300 and XUV 500. The upcoming model is codenamed as S202 and it is expected to have a length of around 4.2 meters. The new SUV is expected to have 7-seats and the company is planning to pitch it against the Hyundai Creta.
The XUV400 is likely to offer good space for all three rows with lots of features like sunroof, leather seats, cruise control, touch screen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple Carplay, heated exterior mirrors and more. Mahindra is likely to offer the SUV with both diesel and petrol engines with manual and auto gearbox options.