New Delhi: Finally, the date for Mahindra XUV700 SUV global launch has been revealed and the car lovers can’t keep calm as it’s only a week far, on 15th August. Before the India celebrates it’s 75th Independence Day and the debut of its much awaited car, the company has started countdown towards the same, on their official website.
With the debut of the Mahindra XUV700 coming closer, more details of the upcoming SUV are surfacing regularly. Latest updates suggest that while the top of the line XUV700 will be a fully loaded product, what is interesting is the fact that even the entry-level trims of the XUV 700 will have a sizeable feature list to boast about.
While, the wait is still on for the much hyped SUV, the makers have revealed revealed some key details about the new SUV including the interiors, features as well as a glimpse at the design of the XUV700. It will also be getting new Adrenox ‘intelligent’ system. However, what is likely to snatch everyone’s attention will be its Mercedes Benz inspired dual screen set up, which would include a digital driver’s display and an infotainment system. Interestingly, the infotainment screen as well as the multi-information display (MID), will be part of the same glass panel. Notably, this MID will be completely digital with the speedometer and tachometer on two ends along with the information in the centre.
This top in line model by Mahindra, will also be getting an electronic air-conditioning system, basically a FATC unit, dual tone alloys, panoramic sunroof, powered driver’s seat and headlamps with high-beam assist. The above mentioned features will help Mahindra to justify the starting price of the XUV700 and position it as a premium product in its set of offerings. Some features which the lower end trims will miss out upon include electronic parking brake, cruise control etc.
Talking about the powerful engine, the XUV700 will be offered in two engine options, which would include a 2 litre Turbo Petrol motor and a tried and tested 2.2 litre mHawk Turbo diesel engine. Both the engines will be sold in highest states of tune, i.e., highest power delivery when compared with other Mahindra products. Expect the petrol mill to deliver over 200 PS and the diesel motor to deliver over 185 PS. While the lower-end trims will miss out on the AWD feature, the higher end trims will be getting the AWD functionality as well, which will be a class leading feature.
Transmission options will include 6 speed AT and 6 speed MT gearboxes. Safety With the increasing focus towards Safety, Mahindra has reportedly tried to ensured that the XUV 700 manages a high safety rating. Mahindra is expecting that the SUV will be able to achieve a 5-star GNCAP safety rating and is extremely confident of at least a 4-star rating. The XUV 700 is based upon an all new monocoque structure and will come equipped with features like multiple airbags, EBD, ABS, and even Advanced Driver Assistance System.