UNVEILED: MAHINDRA KUV100Posted On: December 20, 2015 By : AutoLife Team
After numerous spyshots and teasers, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M & M), has finally revealed its much awaited compact SUV codenamed S101, calling it the Mahindra KUV100 (pronounced as KUV ‘1 double Oh’) in India. The company also unveiled an all new engine family named mFALCON, marking its entry into the petrol space.Conceptualized and developed with the aim of creating an entirely new category, the KUV100 is a compact SUV where ‘K’ stands for the ‘kool’ & trendy generation of youth, while UV represents an SUV. The numeric ‘100’ represents the pecking order of the series which comes in below TUV300 and XUV500.Under the hood, the KUV100 will be powered by the newly-developed mFALCON engine, with options of both petrol (mFALCON, G80) and diesel (mFALCON, D75). The 1.2L, 82 HP and dual VVT petrol engine and the 1.2L 77 HP turbo-charged diesel engine both deliver high, low-end torque for the perfect SUV performance and an enjoyable drive.
The Mahindra KUV100 will be launched on January 15, 2016 in the Indian market.