Mahindra & Mahindra has released a teaser for its upcoming launch, the Mahindra KUV100, featuring the product's brand ambassador & Bollywood actor, Varun Dhawan. Bookings for the model has already opened and its launch date is confirmed as January 15, 2016.
Targeting the Hyundai Grand i10 and the Maruti Swift, the Mahindra KUV100 (previously referred to by its codename, the Mahindra S101) is a B-segment crossover that is confirmed to have a six-seat layout. The model will debut the company's two all-new engines from the new mFalcon engine family that comprise of 1.2-litre three-cylinder units.
The 'mFalcon G80' petrol engine produces 82 bhp at 5,500 rpm and 114 Nm at 3,500 rpm, while the 'mFalcon D75' diesel motor generates 77 bhp at 3,750 rpm and 190 Nm at 1,750 – 2,250 rpm. Both engines will be offered with a five-speed manual transmission. Mahindra said it is targeting the vehicle at the youth market, who prefer an SUV lifestyle.
Mahindra KUV100 teaser - Video