Mahindra Quanto facelift to be launched this year – Report

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Both mechanical and cosmetic changes expected.

According to Autocar, the Mahindra Quanto, which was introduced in late 2012, will be getting changes both in the aesthetics as well as mechanical departments.

Mahindra Quanto front quarter
Design updates could bring along restyled headlamps, grille, bumpers, and alloys, on the Quanto facelift. Picture of the current version only for representation.

Exterior changes are said to comprise of redesigned headlamps, grille, bumpers, and alloy wheels. On the inside, there could be an inclusion of Bluetooth-enabled audio system and new seats with added support.

On the mechanical side, the report continues that Mahindra would use a tweaked suspension system. Extra bushes and a rear stability bar are to be added to the setup, as seen on the Xylo which was updated last year.

Mahindra Quanto autoSHIFT AMT front three quarters at Auto Expo 2014
The Mahindra Quanto autoSHIFT AMT version has been confirmed for a launch during this fiscal.

Also read: Mahindra Thar facelift caught testing

The 1.5-litre three-cylinder twin-scroll turbocharged diesel engine is not likely to be changed. At present, the unit makes 100 hp of power and 240 Nm of torque, and comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox.

Meanwhile the AMT (Automated Manual Transmission) variant, or as Mahindra calls it, autoSHIFT, is confirmed for a launch this fiscal year.

Mahindra Quanto autoSHIFT – Image Gallery

[Source – Autocar]

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