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Mahindra XUV400 partially revealed forward of September Eight debut | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

Mahindra’s electrical SUV will get a extra aggressive design for the entrance bumpers and redesigned headlights.

The Mahindra XUV400 EV has been partially revealed, forward of its world debut on September 8. Photographs of the electrical SUV reveal a brand new blue paint, its entrance finish styling and different design cues. 

  • XUV400 will get a brand new blue shade 
  • Will get bronze accents on the exteriors 
  • Anticipated to get tech like ADAS

Mahindra XUV400 EV: new design particulars 

As seen within the picture of the electrical SUV’s entrance finish, the DRLs now solely confined to the headlight unit, in contrast to within the XUV300, the place the DRLs drop down from the headlights. The XUV400 will get a closed-off, X-patterned, black and bronze entrance grille with Mahindra’s new ‘Twin Peaks’ brand within the centre, additionally completed in bronze. 

The XUV400 has a extra aggressive entrance bumper design, with a outstanding crease that homes fog lamps and what appears to be like like an air-vent. Extra bronze accents will also be seen on the entrance bumper. This bronze therapy can be seen on Mahindra’s XUV.e vary of born EVs, which had been revealed final month. 

From the aspect, there’s not a lot to tell apart the XUV400 from the XUV300, as the previous will get an analogous glass home and character strains. On the rear, the SUV will get a revised tailgate design, new wraparound tail-lamps and a extra pronounced license plate housing.

Mahindra XUV400 EV: powertrain and options

Whereas Mahindra has not revealed particulars in regards to the XUV400’s powertrain but, based on sources, the SUV is prone to come outfitted with a single front-wheel-drive electrical motor making round 150hp, and two battery pack choices.

Coming to options, the XUV400 may have an up to date infotainment system that exhibits EV-specific knowledge, and it may additionally get Superior Driver Help System (ADAS) tech.

Mahindra XUV400 EV: rivals and positioning

With the XUV400, Mahindra will lastly enter the electrical SUV phase, the place will go up towards the Tata Nexon EV, which at the moment has no direct rivals apart from the marginally pricier MG ZS EV and the Hyundai Kona EV. Following the XUV400 would be the first of the carmaker’s born-electric SUVs in direction of the tip of 2024.

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