Mahindra's TUV300 is first SUV with autoSHIFT AMT

Mahindra & Mahindra’s TUV300 with the all new mHAWK100 engine, is claimed to be India’s first SUV to offer autoSHIFT automated manual transmission technology (AMT).

The autoSHIFT   (AMT) T8 variant has also been upgraded by the company with more power and has been refined for smoother automatic gear shifts and a fatigue-free driving experience.

The TUV300 will also offer a more comfortable ride with better cushioned seats in the second row and comes with ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts on the second row seat to ensure safety of the child.

Along with more power, there is a boost in torque from 230 NM to 240 NM in the TUV300 with the all new mHAWK100 engine, thereby improving acceleration with more pep and torque.

The new mHAWK100 engine will deliver a power of 73.5kW (100 Bhp) and will be available in the top end variants of T8 and T8 AMT in the TUV300. The new vehicle is available across Mahindra dealerships pan India; the TUV300 with mHAWK100 engine will be priced at Rs.8.87 lacs (ex-showroom Mumbai for T8 variant).

“At Mahindra it has always been our endeavour to incorporate consumer insights and feedback and hence we are happy to introduce the more powerful TUV300 with the mHawk100 engine,” says Pravin Shah, president and chief executive (automotive), Mahindra & Mahindra. “Further the TUV300 AMT T8 variant will offer a more thrilling drive with the upgraded power.”

With over 25,000 TUV300s on Indian roads, it has emerged as a strong player in its segment.