Mahindra and Mahindra today announced that the Bolero Power+ model has received a BS6 readiness certification from the International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT). The BS6-ready Mahindra Bolero, however, will go on sale in early next year. The carmaker, along with its suppliers, is also in the process to execute BS6 technology across its entire product range. Just so you know, the new emission norms will be enforced from April 1, 2020. Read – All-New Mahindra Scorpio, Thar & XUV500 Launch Details Out
Commenting on the Mahindra Bolero’s ICAT certification, Rajan Wadhera, President, Automotive Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd said, “As the first milestone in our BS-VI readiness journey, we are delighted to get the BS-VI certification for the Bolero Power+. The Bolero is one of our highest selling SUVs and has been the first UV (Utility Vehicle) to be certified as BS-VI ready by the ICAT.”
Besides the ICAT certification, the Mahindra Bolero receives safety upgrades. Features such as airbag, ABS (anti-lock braking system), speed alert, manual override for the central locking system, reverse parking sensors and a seat belt reminder for the driver and passenger are now standard across the SUV lineup. It also comes with anti-glare IRVM, front disc brakes and digital immobilizer.
The carmaker is also working on the new-generation Mahindra Bolero that’s reported to enter production early next year. The SUV’s new model will share its platform (Gen3) with the all-new Scorpio and TUV300. It might also get a new 2.0L turbo diesel engine generating three states of tunes.