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Mahindra XUV400 to launch on September 6 | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

The XUV400 might be longer than 4 meters and its design might be based mostly on the eXUV300 idea.

On Independence Day, Mahindra unveiled its INGLO electrical structure and 5 electrical SUVs based mostly on it. Whereas the primary of these electrical SUVs is about to reach solely in December 2024, the carmaker will launch the electrical model of the XUV300 – christened the XUV400 – on September 6. 

  • XUV400 launch on September 6 
  • Shall be longer than 4 meters 
  • XUV400 to rival Tata Nexon EV 

Mahindra XUV400 might be longer than XUV300

Spy footage of the electrical SUV that surfaced final month gave a transparent indication that the production-spec XUV400 will carry over the design of the eXUV300 idea that was showcased on the 2020 Auto Expo. Nonetheless, not like the ICE-powered XUV300, the XUV400 might be longer than 4 metres (round 4.2 meters), because the sub-Four metre rule for decrease tax bracket doesn’t apply to electrical autos. 

Aside from the added size, the XUV400 will distinguish itself from the XUV300 with parts like new headlights with built-in DRLs, a closed-off entrance grille, a brand new design for the tail-lamps and a reprofiled tailgate. 

Mahindra XUV400 might get ADAS options

Not a lot is understood in regards to the XUV400’s powertrain in the mean time, however Mahindra is more likely to equip it with a single front-wheel-drive electrical motor making round 150hp, and it’s more likely to include two battery pack choices. 

By way of gear, Mahindra is predicted so as to add a bigger touchscreen infotainment system that includes the model’s Adreno X infotainment system. The carmaker might additionally equip the XUV400 with ADAS options. 

Mahindra XUV400 will rival Tata Nexon EV 

The XUV400 will kick-start Mahindra’s EV technique and might be adopted by the primary of its born electrical SUVs in direction of the tip of 2024. The mannequin will go up in opposition to the Tata Nexon EV, which at present has no direct rivals, and would be the entry level into Mahindra’s upcoming vary of EVs. 

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