It was recently when Indian automobile manufacturer Mahindra revealed their latest offering in the SUV segment for India, The Mahindra XUV700. The XUV700 will be a successor to the current-gen Mahindra XUV500 and will rival the likes of some of the segment leaders like the MG Hector Plus and the recently launched Tata Safari.
Its been a year or so when Mahindra first began testing the XUV700 (codenamed W601). Since then a number of test mules have been spotted being tested under various conditions.
This time a test mule was now spotted near a Mahindra showroom in Madurai ahead of its official launch which is expected to happen by the second half of 2021.
Mahindra has also added the new XUV700 to its official website clearly indicating that it might get launched sooner than anticipated. With that said, let’s have a look at what we know till now about the new 7-seater from Mahindra.
What’s under the hood?
- The new Mahindra XUV700 will come with petrol as well as a diesel powertrain.
- Not just an ordinary petrol, but Mahindra’s powerful turbo petrol mStallion engines.
- The XUV700 will get an option of a manual as well as an automatic transmission.
- Also, similar to XUV500 the new SUV may also get an AWD system that will definitely improve the driveability of the vehicle.
What’s on the feature end?
- Recently a video went viral revealing the interior of the new XUV700
- looking at the video we can clearly spot a gigantic infotainment system.
- The spied test mule of the Mahindra XUV700 looks to be a top-end variant as it boasts an automatic gearbox.
- Besides the massive infotainment system sits a large fully digital instrument cluster.
- The Instrument cluster is suspected to be 15-inches.
- We also get to see a multi-functional three-spoke steering wheel that complements the overall aesthetics.
- There also sits a manual control for AC along with what seems to be a wireless charging pad placed at the bottom.
- Looking at the spied image we can clearly make out that the upgraded version of the XUV500 will boast dual-tone alloy wheels.
- After having closer look at the wheels one cam also spot rear disc breaks and flush-fitting door handles.
- That’s not all the looking at these spy shots it is pretty evident that the new XUV 500 Successor will also have features like an integrated spoiler with a high mounted stop lamp, rear wiper and washer, boot lid-mounted number plate holder, and A-pillar mounted ORVMs.
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