Wednesday, April 09, 2014
By Kamal Swami
Mahindra S101 caught going test drive in Chennai
The upcoming SUV developed in collaboration of domestic car maker Mahindra and Mahindra and Ssangyong has been spied testing on Chennai roads covered with huge covers, however this time spies have succeeded in capturing few images thus gathering clues about the architecture of upcoming compact SUV which company will be offering between its existing SUVs Quanto and Scorpio. After launch it is speculated to compete against Ford EcoSport.
The upcoming compact SUV will be launched in both petrol and diesel disguises with petrol variant be embellished with 1.2 litre petrol engine while the diesel be equipped with 1.5 litre diesel engine. Both engines will be coated with five speed manual gearbox. Talking about the architecture of SUV the shots captured by spies reveal that it carries most of its looks from its elder sibling XUV-500.
It is speculated that company will launch the compact SUV in the beginning of next year and will explore the SUV flagship of M&M in Indian car market. Although the success of S101 is still hidden in future but one thing which sure is that it will succeed in grabbing the attention of buyers and will definitely mark its presence as tough contenders for your existing SUVs.