Mahindra & Mahindra is getting ready to launch its all-new MPV (codenamed U321) in early September, 2018. While the official name of the production-ready MPV will be announced on July 31, it is reported to be called the Mahindra Marazzo. The company has already registered the badge name and logo of the vehicle. It seems that carmaker has also created a Twitter account for the @MahindraMarazzo. Interestingly, the Marazzo name in-line with Mahindra’s tradition of using names for their vehicles that end with an ‘O’.
In terms of pricing, the Mahindra Marazzo will sit between the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga and the Toyota Innova Crysta. While its range-topping variant will rival the Innova Crysta, the base model will be stacked up against the Ertiga. Rumor has it that the new Mahindra MPV will come with three seating arrangements – 7-seats, 8-seats and 9-seats. Price of the vehicle will be under Rs 10 lakh (ex-showroom).
Mahindra Marazzo (U321) Spy Pictures
Mahindra Marazzo is a global model that has been developed at the carmaker’s North American Technical Center in Michigan, USA. After the XUV500 and KUV100, the Mahindra Marazzo will be the company’s third product and first-ever monocoque based MPV.
On the engine front, the MPV is likely to get an all-new 1.6-litre turbocharged diesel motor developed jointly by Mahindra and Ssangyong. There might also be a turbocharged petrol engine option. The MPV could be offered with both manual and automatic gearboxes, supported by front wheel drive (FWD) system. Read: Mahindra U321 – Key Facts You Should Know
Interior of the Mahindra Marazzo will have a well-laid-out dashboard with features such as a new steering wheel, a touchscreen infotainment system, automatic climate control, dual interior theme and piano black panel. The eight-seater version of the MPV might get AC vents for all three rows. Check Out – Upcoming Mahindra U321 MPV Rendered
Some of its exterior design details will include projector headlamps, LED DRLs, integrated turn single lights, sporty alloys, a large tailgate and vertically stacked LED taillamps.
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