The Mahindra XUV700 has recently been confirmed for Indian Market as a successor of XUV500, slated to launch by October 2021. The Indian Automaker has also listed a seperate web-page for the XUV700 where one can register to get regular updates regarding the crossover.
Design and styling
The all-new XUV700 will be propounded with completely new design, styling and silhouette, according to sources it is still likely to draw inspiration from XUV500, these include the overall proportions, shoulder line and silhouette. The XUV700 will also get revised grille, New C-shaped headlamps with Boomerang shaped LED DRL’s, New alloy Wheels, New tail-lights along with revamped bumper and tail-gate.
XUV700 Top Features
The XUV700 is expected to be loaded to the gills with features like fully-digital Driver’s display, ventilated front seats, connected car tech, Electronic parking brake, dual-zone A/C, powered-seats, hill-hold control, multiple drive modes, Panoramic sunroof and memory seats if not. The XUV700 is also expected to be equipped with either a 7-seater configuration or Captain-seats configuration.
However, the feature which which is likely to grab a lot of eyeballs will be ADAS (Advanced Driver’s assistance system) which includes safety features like adaptive cruise control, autonomous parking assist, emergency breaking assist and lane departure warning similar to what we have seen in the MG Gloster.
Engine and Transmission
The XUV700 will be powered by thoroughly new sets of powertrain. The basic trims are expected to be powered by an outgoing 2.2L diesel engines meanwhile the top trims are expected to be powered by a new 2.0L turbo-diesel engine belting out 185 BHP of Power and a new 2.0L turbo-petrol belting out 190 BHP of power.
Once launched, the XUV700 will go up against the likes of MG Hector plus, Tata Safari and Hyundai Alcazar. Also, Mahindra recently confirmed that they will be selling XUV500 alongside.