Mahindra & Mahindra, a home-grown utility maker will be showcasing convertible SUV at the Auto Expo 2018 reports Autocar. The car maker has always surprised its audience with the concept cars at the motor show. The 2014 Auto Expo event saw the showcasing of Halo Electric sports car whereas XUV500 Aero concept that was unveiled at Auto Expo 2016. This year as well, the car maker will surprise the audience with sub-4m Convertible SUV. See More: Tata X451 Premium Hatchback to be showcased at Auto Expo 2018 Also Read - Mahindra & Mahindra Auto Sales Plunge 42% to 32,476 Units in February
As per the report, the new Mahindra SUV will fall under sub-4m SUV category and will share its underpinning with TUV300 sub-4m SUV. Presently, not many details are known about the SUV, however, this convertible SUV will be built on ladder-frame chassis. Yet, the overall design and styling of the SUV will be different to that of TUV300. Also Read: Top 5 Cars to watch out at Auto Expo 2018 Also Read - Budget proposals positive for tractor, two-wheeler segments: Experts
Coming to the powertrain options, the car maker could employ the new upgraded version of 1.5-litre, 3-cylinder, mHawk100 diesel. The current version of the unit is tuned to make 100 bhp of max power with peak torque of 240Nm. However, there is no official confirmation if the company will introduce the production version of the Convertible SUV in the domestic market. Mahindra will look to gauge feedback in order to finalize its decision regarding the same. See Also: Maruti Swift 2018 India Launch Confirmed on 8 February at Auto Expo 2018 Also Read - Mahindra January sales up 7 pc at 55,722 units
Mahindra could also showcase new products at the upcoming Auto Expo 2018 which is just few days away that includes new Rexton, S201, U321 and more. More details about the SUV will be revealed at the motor show. So, stay tuned to India.com for more details from the event.