Mahindra is gearing up to launch its compact SUV, codenamed S101, and the production ready version was spied in Chennai. The car was seen in its final stages of testing under the peak summer heat of Chennai road, but still completely covered. The Mahindra S101 will be a sub-four-metre SUV and will be launched this year along with the new Bolero and XUV500 facelift.
The S101 is rumoured to be built on a monocoque platform and is expected to be powered by new engine lineup developed inhouse by Mahindra. Reports suggest that the S101 will be getting best-in-class features and include safety features like ABS with EBD and ESP. The compact SUV will be positioned below Quanto and will be the company’s most affordable SUV. AMT option is also expected and if that happens, the S101 will be the most affordable SUV with an AMT gearbox.
Watch this space for more information.