Mahindra S101 reveals fresh details in new images – Spied

Posted on: Aug 8, 2015 - 4:27pm IST

Will be launched this financial year.

The Mahindra S101, which could be the Mahindra XUV100 or the Mahindra CUV100, has been spotted testing with lower body camouflage by GaadiWaadi.

Mahindra S101 (Mahindra XUV100_Mahindra CUV100) rear view
The new spyshot reveals the design of the bumper and tailgate, and the position and possible shape of the taillight.

The S101/XUV100/CUV100 will be launched in the final part of this year, or if delayed, by the end of this fiscal year, and would be the second all-new sub-4m Mahindra product for the year.

IAB readers who have seen the car testing, say it looks more of a tall hatchback rather than a crossover SUV, with its curvy roofline, tight overhangs, short wheelbase wheelbase, and tiny wheels. Like the Renault Kwid, its SUV-ish character come from its high ground clearance, exaggerate body work and also a high Hip-Point.

Mahindra S101 (Mahindra XUV100_Mahindra CUV100) rear
The S101 is based on the second monocoque platform that Mahindra has internally developed. It will also launch new 1.2L diesel and petrol engines.

IAB reader Timothy’s spyshot showed a test mule sporting the company‚Äôs distinctive six-tooth grille.

The S101 is built on a new monocoque chassis, the second from the UV major after the XUV500, and would be driven by new petrol and diesel engines displacing 1.2-liters from their three-cylinder blocks, the smallest unit the company has used for its passenger vehicle lineup. Developed in association with Ssangyong, the engines are a part of a new family, and will be paired with manual and AMT transmissions.

Mahindra S101 (Mahindra XUV100_Mahindra CUV100) rear three quarter
Like the TUV300, some design inputs could have come from design house Pininfarnina.

Also Read: 5 things known about the Mahindra TUV300

Older spyshots have shown the car having a bench seat at the front and the gear lever placed on the dashboard, similar to the Datsun Go.

Mahindra S101 – Spyshot Gallery

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