Mahindra’s New Compact SUV for 2014
Mahindra is going to join the hottest SUV segment with the introduction of its Compact SUV. The sketch about the compact SUV points towards it is named as the S102 project. It look like almost the Mahindra Quanto from exterior. This sub 4 meter compact SUV features monocoque chassis, distinctive grille, high ground clearance, Daytime Running Lights and clean sheet design.
The idea to launch this one is from the SsangYong SIV 1 concept. Other Rumors spreading earlier in web that there will be the 2014 Mahindra S101 launch too, which has already spotted in India for testing. The entry level model will be an alternative for the B-segment hatchback buyers.
Powering this muscular SUV S101 will be a 1.5 Liters turbo diesel engine. There will be no four-wheel-drive version in this S101 version. May be the range of 1.2 to 1.6 litres diesel or petrol engine also can expect. Engine mated with the six-speed manual gearbox option. There is also a petrol engine option of 1.2 Liters.
In interior it is packed with a five seat configuration for passengers. S102 will be made under influences from the SIV 1 concept with modern styling. It will be more luxurious than the S101 model. In top variants the vehicle offer 4WD and an automatic transmission feature.