Mahindra XUV900 SUV-coupe: India’s leading automobile manufacturer Mahindra and Mahindra is working afresh on the SUV. Mahindra’s new MD Anish Shah revealed that the company will primarily focus on its core products such as the True-Blue SUV. After which the brand has started working on its upcoming models. As part of Mahindra’s new strategy, the company will launch an SUV-Coupe style vehicle, called the XUV900.
Sources in Mahindra have revealed that the brand has given the SUV-coupe a green signal. This is the first car of its kind ever made by an Indian manufacturer. The company has codenamed the car as W620. Mahindra introduced the SUV-coupe design based on the XUV500 at the 2016 Auto Expo.
Why Mahindra is bringing the XUV900 SUV-coupe?
Mahindra is currently in a good position in India. The company’s New Generation Thar SUV has been a tremendous hit. Mahindra recently officially announced that it will launch the all-new XUV700 SUV in India. It will be above the XUV500 in the company’s line-up. Apart from this, Mahindra is also preparing to launch the All-New Scorpio.
With the popularity of the new Thar SUV, Mahindra has acknowledged that most Indian customers love SUVs and hence the XUV900 can also succeed. It will be a very stylish and futuristic-looking car. No official information has been shared about this SUV yet. But the upcoming XUV900 may be based on the new platform used in the SUV-coupe XUV700.
Mahindra XUV900 SUV-coupe Design
The SUV-coupe concept was first introduced by BMW with its car X6. It also has some practicality with its sporty look. The XUV900 car is expected to be a 4-door coupe version of the XUV700. High-end features such as suicide-door were given in the concept XUV Aero version. But it is unlikely to be found in the production version.
One can expect some high-end features like frameless door design in this car. The XUV900 will be a 5-door vehicle with four doors. Its cabin and interior can be similar to the XUV700. But to make the XUV900 look different and expensive, some more changes can be made to it.
Mahindra XUV900 SUV-coupe Engine
No information has been revealed about the engine option of the XUV900. But the brand now has a strong engine line-up with the mStallion series of engines. In addition, the new mHawk Series engine is also ready for the production line. In such a situation, the new Mahindra XUV900 SUV-coupe can use 2.2-liter mHawk diesel and a 2.0-liter mStallion turbo-petrol engine. Many transmission options are available with this engine.
When Will It Be Launched?
The launch of the new Mahindra XUV900 SUV-coupe will take time now. It may take about three years to develop this vehicle. The Mahindra XUV900 will be the company’s flagship product in the market. According to the report, Tata was also considering options to launch a similar SUV-coupe, but the company deferred those plans.