UV specialist cash cow Mahindra Bolero is on sale for ages now and in recent time facelift version of Mahindra’s best SUV has been spotted several times on Indian as well as on international circuit. New Bolero Codenamed 301 with new style and mechanical changes is spotted on the roads of Chennai this time. New Bolero is based on modular ladder frame chassis like a new Scorpio which automatically leads to reduction n weight and partial increase in fuel efficiency.
New Bolero looks muscular yet compact and going to be a sub 4 meter SUV which will a bit lighter car than the ongoing model. Front profile looks similar to current XUV500 while side profile a bit leaner and clean than the current model while rear side looks evocative of Old gen Mahindra Scorpio. Interiors are also expected to have some changes to attract and satisfy large numbers of buyers.
A while ago Mahindra has tied up with Korean car maker Ssang Yong to produce engines and new transmission technology. So in new Bolero we can expect new range of engines courtesy of Joint venture between the companies.
Under the hood, New Bolero will be getting new generation of engines with both petrol and diesel. Petrol mills will be turbocharged units developed by the joint venture while on diesel front it would get Quanto based three cylinder turbo diesel engine but with better refinement.
New Bolero will come in two different body lengths- one will be budgeted sub 4 meter version while another one will be a regular size variant. We expect Mahindra to Price new bolero aggressively and to take 7000 units monthly sales mark further up and to keep any fresh competition at bay.
|Comparison of Mahindra Scorpio|
|Comparison of Mahindra Scorpio variants|