Mahindra is one of the leading utility vehicle in India. Mahindra is working several new products for Indian market. They launched one of their most anticipated product Thar in the market last year. They will also be launching Mahindra XUV700 and next generation Scorpio SUV in the market. One of the MPV in Mahindra’s portfolio, Marazzo is also due for an update. Mahindra has been testing the AMT version of the Marazzo MPV for quite some time and the manufacturer has now confirmed that they will be launching Marazzo MPV in the market later this year. Earlier, there were rumours that Mahindra is planning to discontinue Marazzo from the portfolio.
Speaking to Carandbike, Veejay Nakra, CEO – Mahindra & Mahindra (Auto div.) confirmed that “That (Marazzo) is a product that will continue. We are not stopping that brand.” Talking more about the Marazzo, Nakra mentioned the company will be introducing new variants in the Marazzo MPV. The manufacturer will be introducing AMT gearbox in the Marazzo which was missing since its launch. The automatic version of the MPV is expected to go on sale in India later this year.
Mahindra launched the Marazzo MPV back in 2018. It was known for offering spacious cabin, decent amount of features and safety. Mahindra Marazzo is a well built product and it had scored 4 star safety ratings at Global NCAP crash test. Mahindra Marazzo is one of the safest MPV in the segment. Mahindra Marazzo is placed between Maruti Ertiga and Innova Crysta in the segment. The upcoming AMT gearbox or AutoShift gearbox as Mahindra likes to call it is expected to increase the sales for Marazzo in the market.
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Mahindra will be offering Marazzo with a diesel engine only. It will be powered by a 1.5 litre punchy diesel engine that generates 121 Bhp and 300 Nm of peak torque. Currently Marazzo is only available with a 6-speed manual transmission option. Other than AMT gearbox, Mahindra is expected not to make more changes to the MPV. It will offer features like multi-function steering wheel, leatherette seats, touchscreen infotainment screen, captain seats for second row passengers and so on. Mahindra recently launched the Bolero Neo in the market. Bolero Neo is basically a rebadged version of TUV300. Mahindra has made certain cosmetic changes to TUV 300 to give it much more modern look. On the outside, it gets new features like LED DRLs, revised front grille and bumper, 15 inch alloy wheels and so on.
Bolero is one of the oldest model from Mahindra that is still in production. Bolero has been in production for over two decades and not much has changed in the Bolero over these years. That is one of the reason why they renamed TUV300 into Bolero Neo. Instead of replacing the original Bolero which quite popular among buyers, Mahindra has offered a Bolero that looks much more modern than older version. Bolero Neo is available in N4, N8 and N10 trims. Mahindra will also launch a n N10(O) trim in future. It is powered by a 1.5 litre mHawk turbo diesel engine that generates 100 Ps and 260 Nm of torque. It is currently available with a manual gearbox only.
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