Mahindra and Mahindra Limited (M&M) is an eminent name in the Indian automotive industry. Established in 1945, the organization remains the most favored and trusted automaker. In 1947, he made history by producing the country’s first Utility Vehicle (UV). After almost seven decades, it remains a leader in the production of utility vehicles, especially SUVs.
We explore the SUVs produced by the automotive giant ace:
Thar: This compact all-wheel drive midsize off-road SUV was unveiled at the Indian Auto Expo in 2010. Since then it has received rave reviews and is one of the nation’s favorite coupes. Powered by a BS IV CRDe engine with oil burner, the car is available in three variants: DI 4×2, DI 4×4 and CRDe 4×4 (with AC). The 2.5-liter mill produces 105 hp of power and 247 Nm of maximum torque and comes with a five-speed gearbox.
Bolero: Based on the Armada Grand platform, the Bolero is among the most popular coupes from the house of automaker Ace. It is available in five variants: EX, SLE, SLX, ZLX and DI. The 2523 cc diesel mill produces power of 63 hp at 3200 RPM. Powered by Common Rail Diesel (CRDe) engine technology and a 5-speed manual transmission, the car is available in several attractive colors, including Rocky Beige, Fog Silver, Bullfighter Red and more.
Quanto: The Quanto is a compact SUV and is available in the C2, C4, C6 and C8 models. The 1,493 cc 1.5-liter 3-cylinder diesel engines have 98.6 hp of power at 3750 rpm and maximum torque of 240 Nm at 1600-2800 rpm. This five-door coupe seats seven passengers and accelerates from 0 to 100 KMPH in just 16-17 seconds.
Scorpio: The Scorpio is not only popular in India, it is also well accepted all over the world. It was the first Mahindras SUV to be built for the purpose of export. This award-winning coupe was introduced in 2002, and since then neither the Scorpio nor its manufacturer has been looked back.
XUV 500 – Launched in September 2011, the XUV 500 is all the rage among Mahindra fans. It looks good, it’s comfortable, and it’s reasonably priced. In short, it met the needs of the budgeted Indian middle class. The company has recently released the 2015 version, which promises great performance.
There are a host of other cars the company produces, such as hatchbacks, sedans, MUVs, and more.