Mahindra & Mahindra has formally introduced to launch 9 new SUVs within the Indian market by 2026. The corporate will introduce 4 SUVs on the monocoque platform, and three new SUVs on the ladder-on-frame chassis and two model new electrical autos by 2026. Mahindra has additionally confirmed that the next-gen Bolero is presently within the works.
The subsequent-gen Mahindra Bolero shall be primarily based on the brand new ladder-on-frame chassis, which debuted within the new Thar. This platform may also underpin the next-gen Scorpio and the 5-door Thar, that are scheduled to be launched in 2022.
Highly effective Engines
The subsequent-gen Mahindra Bolero is most probably to be powered by a brand new 2.2-litre turbocharged diesel engine, which additionally powers the Thar. Whereas powering the approach to life SUV, this engine produces 132bhp of energy and 320Nm of torque. Transmission decisions embody a 6-speed handbook and a 6-speed torque convertor automated.
The corporate might additionally use the 1.5-litre turbocharged diesel engine to energy the subsequent Bolero. This engine presently powers the Marazzo and the XUV300. It’s able to producing 121bhp of energy and 300Nm of torque. The subsequent-gen Mahindra Bolero might additionally obtain a brand new 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol or a brand new 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engines.
Mahindra has confirmed that the next-gen Bolero shall be launched between 2023 and 2026. We consider that the launch might happen in 2023-24, as the present mannequin is already 10 years outdated. The corporate will quickly give a mid-life facelift to the present Bolero.
The subsequent-gen Mahindra Bolero will proceed to be supplied as a sensible folks mover, which may seat as much as 9 adults. Nonetheless, the SUV will include extra fashionable and sensible cabin with some modern-day options. It’s more likely to get a touchscreen infotainment system, a extra highly effective AC unit with rear AC vents, adjustable steering wheel, energy home windows, and many others.
The subsequent-gen Mahindra Bolero is most probably to retain the present old-school rugged profile, which could be very well-liked in semi-urban and rural India. The highest-spec mannequin might additionally get LED headlamps with LED DRLs, and LED tail-lamps. It’s more likely to get skid plate, ORVMs with flip indicators and new entrance grille impressed by the next-gen Scorpio and the XUV500.