Mahindra KUV100 LHD Euro spec premieres at Automobile Barcelona
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Reported to go on sale in European markets by the end of 2017.
Along with the dual tone Mahindra XUV500, Mahindra also conducted the European premiere of the Mahindra KUV100 LHD at the Automobile Barcelona 2017. It is reported to go on sale in European markets by the end of 2017.
The model showcased is the top-end K8 grade with the dual-tone colour option and 15-inch alloy wheels. The Mahindra KUV100 measures 3,675 mm in length, 1,705 mm/1,715 mm in width and 1,655 mm in height, has a wheelbase of 2,385 mm and a ground clearance of 170 mm. It features LED DRLs, fog lamps, rear wiper and defogger, roof spoiler and roof rails. In India, the KUV100 is available in six colours and two dual tone colour options (red/black and silver/black).
Inside, top-end grades of the KUV100 come with an infotainment system with 3.5-inch display, ABS with EBD, dual airbags, ISOFIX child seat mounts, manual climate control, multi-info display, as well as power operated ORVMs and windows. For the Euro-spec version, it is only available in the regular 2+3 (5-seat) seating configuration. The LHD KUV100 also has an all black interior with a unique patterned finished on the upper dashboard and black fabric seat upholstery.
The only engine option is a 1.2L 3-cyl mFalcon G80 petrol engine that makes 61 kW (82 bhp) at 5,500 rpm and 115 Nm of torque between 3,500 rpm and 3,600 rpm. It is paired with a 5-speed manual gearbox that sends power to the front wheels.