Spied – This is what the Mahindra S101 looks like next to the Swift

Posted on: Oct 14, 2014 - 4:42pm IST

Will be powered by three-cylinder engines.

The image below gives an accurate, but early idea of what the Mahindra S101 (codename) looks like next to the Maruti Swift. When Mahindra launches the car next year, it will give indirect competition to the Swift, as the pricing of the S101 is expected in the whereabouts of INR 5 lakhs.

Spied Mahindra S101 with Maruti Swift in Chennai
The sub-4 meter S101 will get a crossover-inspired design.

Measuring below 4 meters long, the S101 will have a crossover like look with an elevated seating position. To further pitch the car as a utility vehicle, engineers would give it a bench-type seating at the front which could accommodate three people (or two adults and a child).

The S101 would debut Mahindra’s new modular engine family, which has been developed by the company in-house. While the range will include 1.2-, 1.5- and 1.6-liter engines, the S101 will get two three-cylinder engines in the form of a 1.2-liter petrol and 1.2-liter diesel.

Spied Mahindra S101 in Chennai
The test mule continues to wear dummy bulbs for its light enclosures.

Also read: New Mahindra Scorpio’s accessory range revealed

Another highlight of the S101 will be its all-new monocoque chassis, which happens to be the second for the brand after the XUV500. As mentioned earlier, the S101 will compete with the Swift and Grand i10 on price.

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 Car Dekho]

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One thought on “Spied – This is what the Mahindra S101 looks like next to the Swift

  1. Dr. Nayak says:

    They have not learnt much from their errors with Quanto. It
    is styling and quality at affordable price stupid! This looks like another disaster
    from Mahindra design studio.

    They spent all the money to do the front and rare end of Scorpio, and failed to do any changes on the doors and roofline. A better new modern look could have been achieved by spending as little as 5 crores(less than US$ 1 million) on a new set of dies for these. It is like penny wise pound foolish.
    Who is advising their design team? Hope it is not the dropouts from the new “IPhone 6 plus” team from Cupertino that tried to copy Koreans!


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