The AMT gearbox unit will be sourced from the Britain based transmission and engine developing firm – Ricardo.
Mahindra & Mahindra will soon expand the KUV100 NXT model lineup in the Indian market. According to a fresh report, the home-grown carmaker is working on AMT (automated manual transmission) variant of the Mahindra KUV100 NXT mini SUV. To be available with diesel powertrain, the Mahindra KUV100 AMT version will hit roads this fiscal year.
The diesel variant of the mini SUV uses a 1.2L mFalcon D75 engine that’s good enough for 77bhp at 3750rpm and 190Nm of torque available between 1750rpm-2250rpm. The AMT gearbox unit will be sourced from the Britain based transmission and engine developing firm – Ricardo. The new transmission could offer two driving modes – creep and economy. Read – New Generation Mahindra Scorpio Under Development
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The Mahindra KUV100 AMT will come as an option for people who want a hassle-free city driving. The petrol model of the mini SUV will continue to be propelled by the 1.2L mFalcom G80 motor paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The gasoline unit can produce a peak power of 82bhp at 5500rpm and 114Nm of torque at 3500rpm. Read – Mahindra TUV300 Facelift Launch Details Revealed
Available in 6/7 seating configurations, the Mahindra KUV100 NXT is currently available in the price range of Rs 4.68 lakh – Rs 7.76 lakh. While the diesel variants are priced between Rs 5.70 lakh – Rs 7.76 lakh, the petrol models cost from Rs 4.68 lakh to Rs 6.83 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi. Read: Mahindra S201 – 4 Things That Make It Better Than Competition
The Mahindra KUV100 NXT AMT model will be followed by the electric version of the mini SUV. The Mahindra e-KUV100 will feature a zero-emissions pure electric engine that’s claimed to deliver a driving range of over 140km in a single charge. One can charge the battery pack up to 80 percent in less than 30 minutes via a fast charger.
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