Spied – Mahindra S101 spotted testing in Leh

Posted on: Sep 6, 2014 - 4:29pm IST

Sub-4 meter S101 to rival popular B-Segment hatchbacks. 

The Mahindra S101 (codename) was spotted testing in the high altitude regions of Leh recently by Mr. Tejus, a member of My Fiat World. Mahindra’s engineers could be carrying out possible high-altitude or cold weather testing of the small car ahead of its scheduled market launch next year.

Mahindra S101 spied in Leh side
The Mahindra S101 is based on an all-new monocoque platform.

Based on an all-new monocoque platform, the S101, according to our sources, will have the footprint of a B-segment hatchback like the Swift, yet the driving experience would be SUV-like. Mahindra aims to achieve this by giving the car a high seating position a relatively high ground clearance, and styling elements like nudge guards.

Mahindra S101 spied in Leh
Powering the car will be new three-cylinder petrol and diesel engines.

Also read: Mahindra starts production of Scorpio facelift ahead of next month’s launch

Power for the S101 will come from newly-developed three-cylinder petrol and diesel engines. These engines would be paired to a manual transmission, though an automated manual transmission (AMT) could be under consideration as well.

Mahindra S101 – What to expect

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Competitors: VW Taigun, Ford EcoSport, Tata Nexon

Expected Price: INR 5-7 lakhs, ex-Showroom

Launch Date: 2015

Mahindra S101 – Spy Image Gallery

[Spy Images from My Fiat World]

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2 thoughts on “Spied – Mahindra S101 spotted testing in Leh

  1. Abhidatta S says:

    another pathetic design by mahindra…..when they lauched quanto I commented on their fb page(after repeated pop up ads by them) calling it a pathetic box …it was destined to be a commercial failure…seems like mahindra has not learned anything from its past

  2. Veeru Muttal says:

    Look at fenders and rear wheel proportions…..is another Xylo in making……?? Better they should start building body on chassis..like trucks….3+3 seating..?? Once again they building it to like a….Sumo sort of Taxi segment??? What a sort of image they are creating ?? TATA is shedding poor image and Mahindra trying to get some…..why…??


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