The new Mahindra Convertible SUV will be built on ladder frame chassis and will be powered by a 1.5-litre mHawk Diesel engine.
Mahindra & Mahindra, the homegrown utility vehicle maker had showcased the XUV Aero Coupe SUV concept at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo. This model was the show stopper at the company’s pavilion. At the upcoming Auto Show, the company will showcase a convertible SUV concept. According to media report, the new convertible SUV will be based on ladder-frame chassis that also underpin the Mahindra TUV300. Normally, convertible cars are built on monocoque platform.
Report further suggests that the model will have a different styling and will carry sporty characters. The Mahindra convertible SUV concept will sit under 4 meter in length. It is quite early to comment whether this model will go on sale in India or not. If a production version is launched, it will classify as a small car for tax benefits. Also See – Mahindra Cars at Auto Expo 2018
Under the hood, the convertible SUV will be equipped with an upgraded version of the existing 1.5-litre mHawk diesel engine. In current form, this engine is capable of producing 101bhp of power and 240Nm of torque. Besides convertible SUV, Mahindra will introduce the U321 MPV and Rexton SUV. Additionally, Tivoli based compact SUV – codenamed S201 – will also be showcased at the Auto Show. Also See – Upcoming Mahindra Cars In India
Mahindra is also planning to launch a range of new electric cars in India. The company will show several new electric cars at the event, including Mahindra KUV100 electric and Tivoli based electric SUV concept.
Source – ACI