Mahindra is day by day releasing teaser of the most anticipated car of this year, highlighting all the first and best in the segment features therefore increasing the excitement amongst several groups.
In a recent teaser released by Mahindra, The Indian Automaker claims that the XUV700’s Panoramic Sunroof would be the largest in the segment, with the dimensions being 1360 x 870 mm. Also Mahindra likes to call the Panoramic Sunroof as ‘skyroof‘, the name which they have recently trademarked. Not a long ago, Mahindra also released teaser of ‘auto booster headlamps’.
Design and styling
The all-new XUV700 will be propounded with completely new design, styling and silhouette, 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.
The XUV700 is going to be loaded with all the bells and whistles 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.
Speaking about the highlighted features, the SUV will feature 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.
Launch and Rivals
After carefully going through the recent image from Mahindra’s Pune Plant, it is being expected that the XUV700 might join production by as early as next month with official launch taking place by August 2021. Mahindra XUV500 will be sold along side the XUV700 which will rival the likes of Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos as a 5-seater Crossover.