Mahindra & Mahindra, India's largest UV maker is all set to launch the updated version of the Quanto SUV. It was speculated to be unveiled at Delhi Auto Expo 2016, that didn't happen. Likely to be launched in March, 2016, the updated Quanto has been spotted many times with camouflage.The Mahindra Quanto has been in production in the Indian market since 2012 and it turned out to a miss for Mahindra as far as the poor sales of Quanto is concerned. With facelift version of Quanto, the company is looking bag-in healthy sale figures. If reports are to be believed, the vehicle could be re-branded as Mahindra Canto.
Talking about the exterior front, the new Mahindra Quanto facelift sports SUV like muscular stance and gets a refreshed look as compared to the previous version of the model. The front fascia of the Mahindra Quanto is likely to get LED headlamps inspired from TUV300 along with LED DRLs, all-new front grille, larger air-dams, sporty bonnet, redesigned bumper, new alloy wheels as well as new colour options. The rear profile of the SUV is expected to remain unchanged with LED lights and plastic cladding on the tail gate. Also Read- New Mahindra Quanto to share design cues from Geneio
The interiors of newly launched Quanto is likely to be upmarket as it might come with enhanced quality material on the centre console and new coloured seats giving an elegant look to the cabin. However, the entire interior design and equipment remains unchanged but the conventional gear knob is replaced by the new AutoShift unit in new Mahindra Quanto. The top-end variant sports features such as power windows, alloy wheels, air conditioning unit and ABS (anti-lock braking system). Check Out Mahindra XUV Aero Coupe SUV pictures
It is expected that the facelift version of Mahindra Quanto will get a mHawk80, 3-cylinder, 1.5-litre diesel engine that generates 84bhp of power output along with 230Nm of peak torque. The transmission duties are carried out by the 5-speed manual transmission gearbox. Also, the new Mahindra Quanto facelift will also come with AMT version as that of TUV300.