The country’s leading automobile manufacturer Mahindra is going to launch its new sport utility vehicle XUV700 in the domestic market. The company has announced the launch of its upcoming SUV through social media. Mahindra says that it will set a new benchmark in terms of technology and features in the new SUV segment.
Experts believe that this new SUV will be between the current model XUV500 and Alturas G4 in the company’s vehicle portfolio. According to Mahindra, this SUV will be equipped with new world class features and will be launched in the market with both petrol and diesel engine options. It will have both manual and automatic transmission gearboxes, which is commonly seen in all SUVs today. Apart from this, it will also be launched with the all wheel drive (AWD) system.
How will the new XUV700:
This SUV will be longer and wider than the company’s current model XUV500, which will also provide better cabin space within the SUV. The new SUV from Mahindra will be based on the Global Platform (W601), incorporating state-of-the-art features and technology. It will be provided with an Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS), panaromic sunroof and larger toucheskin infotainment system.
The company has not yet shared any information about its engine and other mechanisms. But experts believe that the company can use 2.2 liter diesel and 2.0 liter petrol engine in it. This engine will be equipped with a 6-speed manual and torque converter automatic transmission gearbox.
When will the SUV launch:
However, the company has just announced the launch of this SUV in the market and no information has been given about the date of its launch. According to media reports, if everything goes well, the company can launch it in the market by October this year. The company is currently working on this project at a fast pace. The SUV is being manufactured at the plant at Chakan in Maharashtra.