The vehicle is said to be launching next month and will be the part of entry level hatchback space, prices are expected to be in the range between Rs.4 & Rs.7 lacs!
Mahindra has teased its upcoming compact crossover for the first time which is codenamed S101. It is an important product for the automaker as the vehicle will introduce a new family of petrol engines from Mahindra and Mahindra which are co-developed with Ssangyong. The petrol powerplant of the S101 was announced during the launch event of the TUV3OO. Rumor has it, S101 will be christened as KUV100. Moreover, the upcoming Maruti Suzuki Ignis (reported) will directly compete with it.
Speaking of the design, looking at the teaser image and recent spy shots, S101 features a crossover stance. Mahindra is calling it a ‘new SUV’. The automaker is teasing the front fascia of the vehicle and it features daytime running LEDs along with new sleek Mahindra grille and chubby bumper.
Coming to the new petrol engine, it will be a 1.2-liter unit, most probably a 3-cylinder one and the power is expected to be in the vicinity of 80 PS and torque around 110 Nm. Besides the new petrol, S101 will get the 1.5-liter mHawk engine that debuted with the TUV3OO. Both the engines will be mated to a five-speed manual transmission while 5-speed AMT (Automated-Manual Transmission) from TUV3OO is most likely to be available with it.
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Source : CarDekho