The country’s leading vehicle manufacturer Mahindra is preparing to launch its new sport utility vehicle (SUV) XUV700 in the domestic market soon. Recently, a teaser of this SUV was also released. Now the engine details of this SUV have been revealed, according to media reports, this SUV will be the most powerful in its segment.
The teaser that surfaced a few days ago showed the biggest panoramic sunroof of the segment as well as a skyroof. Although the company has not yet announced the launch date of this SUV, but it is believed that its world premiere can be done in the second week of July. Starting its booking in the month of August, it can be launched in the market till October.
Powerful new SUV will be:
Mahindra XUV700 will be launched in the market with both petrol and diesel engine options. In its petrol variant, a turbocharged engine with a capacity of 2.0 liters of Stallion four cylinder can be done. Which is capable of generating power of 200 hp. In this sense, this SUV is much more in its segment than the 159 hp of Hyundai Alcazar and 143 hp of MG Hector Plus. This will be the most powerful engine used by the company.
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Whereas in the diesel variant, the company will be given a 2.2-liter capacity Amhawk 4-cylinder diesel engine, which generates power of 185hp. Even in this category, the engine of XUV700 will prove to be much better. Because Alcazar’s diesel engine generates 115hp and Hector’s engine generates 170hp power. It is being told that the company can offer its diesel engine with 6-speed manual and torque converter automatic transmission gearbox.
The SUV will get a redesigned front grille, sharp headlamps with new LED daytime running lights, modified bumpers and tail lamps, flush-type door handles, etc. As for the interiors, it gets a large touchscreen infotainment system, fully digital instrument cluster, radar-based assistive and safety technology, various drive modes, EPB, cruise control, engine start/stop, automatic climate control, bottom steering wheel, leather seats. Features like multiple airbags, wireless charging facility, etc. will be seen.
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