By MT Bureau| Apr 08, 2021

Mahindra Names Its Project W601 SUV As XUV700

Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd has announced the name of its much-awaited global SUV project codenamed W602 as XUV700.

According to Mahindra, the XUV700 will redefine benchmarks in the SUV segment and feature the latest sci-fi technology, spirited performance, world-class safety and first-in-class features. The XUV700 will be offered in petrol and diesel engines with Manual and Automatic gearboxes and an All-Wheel-Drive system option.

Expected to be ready for launch in Q2 2022, Mahindra’s Chakan plant will manufacture the global SUV.

Talking about the name, Veejay Nakra, CEO – Automotive Division, M&M Ltd, said, “The XUV700, one of the most awaited offerings from Mahindra, is sure to hit the sweet spot with customers. Built on the new W601 platform, XUV700 marks the beginning of the next generation of sophisticated and authentic Mahindra SUVs which will offer an adrenaline rush like never before.”

Adding to it, R Velusamy, Chief of Global Product Development, M&M Ltd, said, “A young, passionate team with an obsession for excellence has created the All-New XUV700. The XUV portfolio has always stood for creating disruptions and setting new benchmarks with models such as the XUV500 and the XUV300. The XUV700 is built on an all-new global SUV platform W601, with expert partners across the world and will boast of first-in-segment technologies and features.” (MT)


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