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    Upcoming Mahindra XUV900 Coupe Electric SUV Sketch Render

    Among the upcoming Born Electric SUVs from Mahindra, the XUV900 Coupe SUV is expected to be the flagship model in the lineupMahindra XUV900 Electric – Render SketchMahindra has been touted to make a grand re-entry into the electric mobility space with multiple new offerings. The carmaker recently teased three upcoming electric SUVs which are slated to make their maiden appearance in July this year, most probably as pre-production concepts.A lot of speculations have been made in regards to electric vehicle (EV) technologies, especially the platforms to be utilised by the upcoming battery-powered cars. More significant of those are the Born EV platforms which will underpin brand new electric cars and not battery-powered derivatives of IC engine models.Mahindra ‘Born Electric’ SUVsDubbed as the ‘Born Electric Vision’, all three electric SUVs teased have reportedly been designed and conceptualised by Mahindra Advanced Design Europe (MADE). It is the automaker’s global design centre based in the United Kingdom and headed by Pratap Bose. The three electric models revealed in the teaser video comprises a compact SUV, a mid-size SUV and a Coupe SUV.All three electric SUVs will be underpinned by a new bespoke EV platform. Out of the three, the Coupe SUV body style has been in discussion earlier. It should be noted that Mahindra filed a trademark for XUV900 last year which is expected to be the brand’s upcoming flagship offering. Considering recent developments, in all likelihood, the upcoming Coupe electric SUV could don the XUV900 trademark. Automotive design artist, SRK Designs has shared a render sketch of XUV900 coupe electric SUV.[embedded content][embedded content]XUV900 Coupe Electric SUVDesign of XUV900 is expected to borrow inspiration from the XUV Aero Concept which made its maiden public appearance at the 2016 edition of Auto Expo. Exterior highlights of the XUV900 Coupe include body panels like front fenders, hood and front doors that could be borrowed from the XUV Aero Concept. Internally condemned as W620, this upcoming Coupe SUV could also draw styling cues from XUV700 since it is based on the brand’s latest design philosophy.A few months back, Mahindra greenlit the development of the production-spec model of XUV900 which is slated to make its debut in 2024. In September last year, reports surfaced online which revealed that a working prototype of a fully electric XUV700 is ready. This prototype EV will be powered by a 54kWh battery pack sending power to one or more electric motors.This battery pack could also be offered in the XUV900 Coupe electric SUV. However, details at the moment are far too scarce to make an accurate assumption. More details are expected to come our way once the concept prototypes are unveiled by Mahindra in July this year.Other Mahindra Electric SUVsOther two models in the upcoming ‘Born Electric Vision’ are expected to be XUV400 and XUV700 Electric. The former is expected to be a fully-electric version of XUV300 otherwise commonly referred to as the eXUV300. A concept prototype of the same has already been showcased at the last edition of AutoExpo in 2020. Recently, a heavily camouflaged mule of the compact electric SUV was spotted testing on roads. More

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    Mahindra KUV100 Electric Launch In 2022 – Before Tata Punch EV

    Mahindra eKUV100 has been spied testing on multiple occasions – It gets the same exterior design as its ICE powered siblingMahindra eKUV100 Spied – Rival To Upcoming Tata Punch ElectricMahindra was considered as a pioneer by many, when it came to electric car segment. They had on offer cars like e2O and later e2O Plus, when there were hardly any rivals. Unfortunately, these cars never delivered sales performance as per expectations. Some were of the opinion that sales were not there, as there was no demand.But that has changed now. With the buzz around EVs gaining momentum, Mahindra is planning launch of multiple new products in the coming years. At the last Auto Expo, Mahindra showcased three pre-production concept EVs. One of them was eKUV100 which is a battery-powered version of KUV100 Nxt.Mahindra eKUV100 Launch DetailsSpeculations regarding launch of the KUV100 electric have been around since it was showcased. A few months back, the company even teased the electric cross hatch on its official website for a brief period. Later, reports indicated that Mahindra had scrapped plans for the electric KUV100 for now and that it could be launched as a dedicated EV for the fleet segment.However, latest report from ET Auto reveals that the entry-level electric crossover is in its final stages of development and testing and will be hitting markets by the end of this year. It is likely to precede the upcoming XUV300 Electric which is expected to be launched somewhere at the start of 2023.Upcoming Mahindra KUV100 ElectricExpected Price & RangeAt the time of its unveiling at 2020 Auto Expo, Mahindra had pegged the starting launch price of eKUV100 at Rs 8.25 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) including the FAME incentives. However, that might be difficult to achieve considering the rise in input costs over the past few months due to multiple factors.That said, Mahindra would still want to price it below Rs 10 lakh mark which will make it a perfect rival to Tata Tigor EV which is currently the most affordable electric car in India. We expect the upcoming Mahindra KUV100 Electric to offer a range of around 250 kms on a single charge. Upon launch, it will rival the upcoming electric versions of Punch, Kwid, etc.Mahindra’s Electric Mobilty PlansMahindra has been active in the commercial segment of EVs with three-wheelers and smaller LCVs like Treo and eAlfa. Last year, Mahindra & Mahindra strengthened its electric mobility operations by establishing two separate EV verticals namely Last Mile mobility (LMM) and Electric Vehicle Tech Centre.The company also announced a fresh capital investment of over Rs 3000 crores in LMM and launch of new electric SUV platform – Born Electric Vision. Mahindra has teased three new electric SUVs under the of Born Electric Vision platform on social media. These will be making their maiden appearances in July this year.Source More

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    Upcoming Mahindra Electric SUV Interiors Teased – XUV900?

    Even popular brands like Mahindra will have to make considerable efforts to establish a foothold in EV spaceMahindra XUV900 Electric Interiors Teased?With the global push towards reducing carbon emissions, carmakers are faced with an entirely new set of challenges. While current focus is on complying with stricter emission norms, the future will necessitate a complete shift to EVs. As the technology is entirely different, it has created a level-playing field for startups as well as established players in automotive space.Mahindra Born Electric EVs – XUV900 Interiors Teased?Creator of bestsellers like Thar, XUV700, Bolero and Scorpio, Mahindra is looking to achieve similar results in EV space as well. It is currently working on at least 3 electric cars, which will be part of its Born Electric range. These will be based on an entirely new platform. Mahindra has stated that its new electric cars will be unveiled later this year in July. Most details will be revealed at the time of unveil.As evident in teasers, Mahindra Born Electric range has only SUVs. It is likely that Mahindra will first target segments that have high demand. Once it emerges as a leading EV manufacturer, the company can think about other segments.Mahindra is likely to continue with its existing strategy wherein it focuses exclusively on SUVs. The company has decided not to foray in hatchbacks and sedan segment. The same approach can be used in EV space as well. Today, Mahindra has released yet another teaser. This time, they tease the interiors of, what looks like the upcoming XUV900 Electric SUV coupe.[embedded content][embedded content]Initially, Mahindra is expected to target sub-compact SUV, mid-size SUV and premium SUV segments. This will ensure that Mahindra born electric cars will be accessible to a broader range of users. Based on market response, it will also help the company to understand which segments have the most potential.Mahindra new electric carsMahindra Born Electric range will have distinctive design and styling, quite different from its existing petrol/diesel powered SUVs. Some key features include C-shaped LED DRLs and tail lamps and aerodynamic body panelling. Two of these SUVs can be seen with a sloping roofline, creating a premium coupe-like persona.Another USP of Mahindra Born Electric cars will be a comprehensive range of advanced features. It will include a new set of connectivity features, likely to be powered by AI and machine learning. We have already seen Mahindra upgrade its features list with XUV700 that offers ADAS functions such as front collision warning, traffic sign recognition, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and automatic emergency braking.In case of electric SUVs, one key challenge for Mahindra will be pricing. The bigger the vehicle, the more battery power it will need to push it forward. And current battery packs don’t come cheap. Mahindra’s current range of SUVs are known for their affordability. It will be interesting to see if Mahindra is able to retain that advantage in EV space as well. More

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    Mahindra Electric SUVs Concept 2nd Teaser – XUV300, XUV700, XUV900?

    Mahindra XUV900 Electric SUV teased?Last year, it was revealed that Mahindra will be launching 9 new products by 2026 including two born-electric vehiclesEven with ongoing challenges, Mahindra has been able to put its plans to action in most parts. Both new Thar and XUV700 have already received an overwhelming response. Other upcoming launches include new-gen Scorpio, Bolero and XUV300 and 5-door Thar. Enthusiasts are also eager to know how Mahindra will tackle the EV space.Mahindra new EVs detailsThe EV race is expected to intensify phenomenally in coming years. Just like other carmakers, Mahindra will be looking to take an early lead in this space. The company already has E-Verito, but it hasn’t been able to establish itself as a popular electric car. To ensure a better market response, Mahindra will be pushing a more aggressive EV strategy in the near future.It includes three new electric SUVs, which are expected to be launched during the period 2024 to 2027. These will be unveiled in July 2022. Part of the company’s ‘Born Electric Vision’, these electric SUVs have been designed by UK-based entity Mahindra Advance Design Europe (MADE).It is currently headed by Pratap Bose, who had earlier worked at Tata Motors for around 14 years. He is credited with the design of several successful models such as Nexon, Harrier and new Safari. Below is the second teaser of the upcoming Mahindra Born Electric Vision SUVs concept.An electrifying presence that feels so human, it can communicate with you. With our Mahindra Advanced Design Europe team, we reimagine ‘Born Emotional’. Unveiling soon in July 2022.Know more: https://t.co/SubOYLyKSQ#BornElectricVision pic.twitter.com/rD5uQ6gpOk— Mahindra Born Electric (@born_electric) March 2, 2022All three new electric SUVs will be utilizing an entirely new ‘Born Electric’ EV platform. One of these will be a compact SUV. It will be different from the electric version of XUV300 that was recently spotted on road tests. Second EV will be a midsize SUV, most likely the electric version of existing XUV700. There’s a strong possibility for this, as XUV700 platform supports EV powertrain.Third EV product from Mahindra could be the XUV900 coupe. It will be the first four-door SUV coupe in the company’s portfolio. As far as design is concerned, XUV900 will be unlike any other Mahindra SUV we have seen thus far.Mahindra EVs common featuresGonig by the teasers, it is apparent that Mahindra’s new electric SUVs will share quite a few styling bits. It includes C-shaped LED lights at front and rear. There will be variations, but the core design philosophy will be largely the same for all three electric SUVs.Mahindra Electric SUV ConceptAs already seen with XUV700, a number of hi-tech features including Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) can be expected with Mahindra’s electric SUVs. XUV700 comes with features such as front collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane keep assist, smart pilot assist, driver drowsiness detection, adaptive cruise control, high beam assist, and traffic sign recognition. Several new ADAS features could be added to Mahindra’s new electric SUVs.Range of these new electric SUVs could be around 400-500 km. Mahindra is expected to launch these at a competitive price point. Rivals will include the likes of Nexon EV, MG ZS EV and upcoming Maruti-Toyota electric SUV. More

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    New Mahindra Electric SUVs Teased – Is One Of Them XUV900 Coupe?

    New Mahindra Electric SUVsMahindra is getting ready to launch a range of new electric SUVs – First teaser of these new eSUVs has been officially revealedWhile Mahindra fans, automotive enthusiasts and people, in general, keep on waiting for the launch of new-gen models of XUV500 and Scorpio, there is always some new development coming from the carmaker. Last year, the company revealed that it will not be introducing any new sedans, hatchbacks and small micro SUVs in India.Mahindra said that their focus is on the EV segment. And today, they have made a huge announcement in this direction. Mahindra has teased not one, but three new electric SUVs, which will be making their global debut in July 2022.New Mahindra Electric SUVs – BEV (Born Electric Vision)Not much has been revealed along with the teaser. Mahindra says, “Welcome to a reimagined world of Born Electric vehicles. Electrifying presence and Exhilarating performance brought to you by Mahindra’s team of global designers, engineers and experts. Starting today, Mahindra reveals their Born Electric Vision. Coming soon, July 2022.”The SUVs wear prominent LED lighting in the front as well as at the rear. The highlight seems to be on the C and inverted C, in a way forming X – implying that these could be christened as some form of XUV. It is likely that one of these SUVs teased, is the much awaited XUV900 coupe, in all electric form.[embedded content][embedded content]Mahindra XUV900 – Company’s First 4 door SUV CoupeMahindra XUV900 will be the company’s first four-door SUV Coupe. It may be recalled that Mahindra had shown off the idea of an SUV coupe at the 2016 Auto Expo called Mahindra Aero concept. At that time it borrowed inspiration from the XUV500.It will be slotted above the XUV700, borrowing inspiration from the XUV Aero concept. The XUV900 is designed at the Mahindra Automotive Design Europe studio. It will get a sloping coupe like roofline, muscular bumper, faux diffusers and horizontally positioned tail lamps.Mahindra is planning to develop a range of premium electric SUVs under an all-new EV sub-brand. The new range of electric SUVs could cost as low as Rs 15 lakhs and go up to Rs 40 lakhs. The most affordable of these could be called – XUV400 (eXUV300), followed by electric XUV700 and top of the line electric XUV900 coupe.New Mahindra Electric SUVsXUV900 will combine the practicality of an SUV in terms of space while handling and style with that of a two door coupe. While the XUV Aero concept sported suicide doors, the new XUV900 is likely to get the more conventional front-hinged door setup.The second of the list is likely to be XUV700 electric. Of all the Mahindra cars currently on sale, it is the XUV700 which is the newest. It is equipped with a platform that is EV compatible.XUV300 Electric – XUV400Mahindra XUV300 electric will be known as XUV400 upon launch. It has also been spied on test. The prototype spied in the images flaunts the same boxy design as the current XUV300 with a flat roofline, a raked C-pillar and a tailgate-mounted spoiler. The charging port is seen mounted on the front left fender. The battery-powered XUV300 will be based on the same MESMA 350 platform which will underpin the upcoming eKUV100. However, the former will be longer than the fully electric micro UV.‘MESMA’ stands for ‘Mahindra Electric Scalable and Modular Architecture’ and has been developed completely in-house by Mahindra Electric. XUV300 Electric, or eXUV300, is expected to feature a 40kWh battery which will return an output of 130 bhp and a range of around 370km in a single charge. The battery will be providing energy to an electric motor driving the front wheels.Upon launch, XUV300 Electric will directly take on Nexon EV which is currently the most popular EV in the passenger vehicle segment. As of now, the electric crossover registers a monthly volume of 1,500 to 2,000 units. More

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    2023 Mahindra XUV300 Electric Spied Testing – Nexon EV Rival

    2023 Mahindra XUV300 Electric aka eXUV300 EV SpiedMahindra is currently exploring the potential of new designs with EVs for its passenger vehicle segmentMahindra gained the first-mover advantage into the electric vehicle (EV) space when they launched e2O, an iteration of the aging Reva, a decade back. However, it soon lost that advantage as it wasn’t able to build on extending its EV lineup while newer players like Tata Motors, Hyundai and MG launched their respective electric models.The company then launched a battery-powered eVerito sedan which tanked at the Indian auto market. This is the only electric car on offer from Mahindra currently. Now, the homegrown automaker intends to re-enter the EV space by bringing a whole range of new generation electric cars, starting with eXUV300, the battery-powered version of IC engine-driven XUV300.2023 Mahindra XUV300 Electric aka eXUV300 EVA pre-production concept version of the same made its maiden appearance at the Auto Expo. The electrified compact SUV will make its debut in 2023 which will subsequently be followed by a slew of other electric models from Mahindra. The company is also looking to explore new designs in the EV segment which means Mahindra also intends to launch all-new EV models with new brand names.2023 Mahindra XUV300 Electric SUV is expected to feature a 40kWh battery which will return an output of 130 bhp and a range of 300km in a single charge. It has now been spied testing by automotive enthusiast B Vinubalan, who has shared the exclusive spy images via Rushlane Spylane.2023 Mahindra XUV300 Electric aka eXUV300 EV SpiedSeeing the success of Tata Nexon electric in the Indian market, Mahindra has fast-tracked the launch of XUV300 electric version. It could be slightly longer despite sharing the same MESMA 350 platform, developed by Mahindra Electric completely in-house. ‘MESMA’ stands for ‘Mahindra Electric Scalable and Modular Architecture’.As of now, Nexon EV registers about 1,500 to 2,500 sales per month. It has a waiting period of 3-6 months. Tata is also working on launching a new version of Nexon EV this year, which will come with a larger battery, delivering higher range.eKUV100 only for Fleet SectorIt has also come to light that eKUV100, the battery-powered derivative of KUV100 will not cater to private buyers. Mahindra has revealed that the electric cross-hatch will only serve the fleet sector and that its planned range of 130-150km will be sufficient for its intended role.2023 Mahindra XUV300 Electric aka eXUV300 EV SpiedIncreasing the range would mean increasing the battery capacity which in turn would have increased the cost of the vehicle. Hence, it would not have been feasible for an entry-level buyer. eKUV100 recently made a brief appearance on the official website of Mahindra Electric. Like eXUV300, a pre-production concept of eKUV100 was also showcased at last year’s Auto Expo.Like many other eKUV100 was initially supposed to be launched this year, however, Covid-19 pandemic played spoilsport. Mahindra, as of now, is concentrating on strengthening its EV lineup in the commercial space where it already possesses electric three- and small four-wheelers. The carmaker believes that the current market penetration of EVs is not enough to justify the launch of electric cars. More

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    Mahindra Electric And Tractor, CVs To Get New Logo – Patent Leaks

    Mahindra is the largest tractor manufacturer of IndiaEarlier, Mahindra had confirmed that the current ‘Road Ahead’ logo will be retained for its commercial vehicle and farm equipment products
    Mahindra recently introduced its new logo for its SUV portfolio which was launched along with the new XUV700 in September. This logo will eventually trickle down to every SUV in Mahindra’s lineup in the coming future. Apart from this, the homegrown automaker has filed trademarks for two more logos.
    The two new logos will cater to two different segments of Mahindra & Mahindra’s automotive arm. One of these logos is very similar to the ‘Twin Peaks’ revealed earlier this year for the SUV range. The main difference here is that in this logo, the right-angled triangles overlap with each other through their bases.
    New Mahindra Logo for CVs, Tractors and Farm Equipments
    It still forms the letter ‘M’. This logo could be used for the company’s commercial vehicle and farm equipment business. It is well-known that the automaker is planning big for the future and aims to invest Rs. 3000 crores for the farm equipment segment and Rs. 1,500 crores for various subsidiaries by FY24.
    This new logo will serve as a completely new brand identity for commercial or battery-powered vehicles while also resembling the new ‘M’ logo for Mahindra SUVs. Not just this but Mahindra has also patented a new logo for its upcoming range of electric cars. In comparison to the first logo, this new one is a lot simple and denotes the letters ‘ME’ which should stand for ‘Mahindra Electric’.
    New Mahindra Logo For Tractors, CVs, Farm Equipment ?
    EVs Under Mahindra
    Mahindra has received this trademark after waiting for almost two years. To jog back one’s memory, Mahindra had filed this trademark for the new logo back in January 2020. Since then, a lot of activities have taken place. The EV arm of the company named Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited (MEML) was formally merged with Mahindra in March this year in order to consolidate the brand’s EV vertical.
    New Mahindra Electric Logo
    As per previous reports, Mahindra is planning to launch eight electric cars in India in the next five years. Out of these, four will be based on existing IC engine models and the rest will be brand new EVs which Mahindra terms as ‘Born EVs’. The company expects that by 2027, the Indian market is expected to have witnessed 20 percent penetration of electric SUVs.
    Among the upcoming EVs from Mahindra, the eKUV100, based on KUV100, has been spotted testing on roads multiple times. The micro UV will be positioned as an entry-level electric car in the market upon its launch.
    However, Mahindra hasn’t yet revealed a specific launch timeline for the battery-powered model. Other than this, the carmaker is also developing a fully-electric version of XUV300 to take on Tata Nexon EV. Mahindra also has plans to launch 5 door version of Thar and a new flagship SUV, likely to be named as XUV900. More

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    2022 Mahindra KUV100 EV Spied – Upcoming Tata Punch Electric Rival

    Mahindra eKUV100 Spied – Rival To Upcoming Tata Punch Electric
    When launched, Mahindra eKUV100 could be offered as the most affordable electric car in the Indian market, possibly priced below Rs 9 lakh (ex-showroom)
    Mahindra is planning to ramp up the electric mobility space by launching a host of new electric cars in India. Some of them were showcased at the last edition of AutoExpo held in 2020. The most promising of those was a concept prototype of eKUV100, the fully electric version of KUV100 micro UV.
    There have been a lot of conjectures regarding the launch of the electric crossover as the project has faced multiple delays primarily due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, it seems the project is back on track as a test mule of the electric KUV100 has been spotted on roads once again, this time in an undisguised avatar.
    2022 Mahindra KUV100 EV – Exterior Styling
    It is the second time that the upcoming electric crossover has been spotted in its production-spec form without any camouflage. The latest spy shots are credited to Chaitanya Pise which have been uploaded on Facebook group Rushlane Spylane.
    The spy pics make it clear that overall design of eKUV100 is almost identical to its IC engine-powered counterpart. However, there are subtle variations in styling which provide the electric crossover a distinct appeal.
    Mahindra eKUV100 Spied
    The most prominent of those is a closed-off front grille for improved aerodynamics with small arrow-shaped inserts, some of them painted in blue. Charging ports are installed on both the front fenders- one exclusively for standard AC charging and one for both AC and DC fast charging.
    While headlights remain the same as the ones on its fossil-fueled sibling, taillight clusters have been completely redesigned. Further, blue accents have also been carried forward to the headlights as well as taillights. The chrome trim on the tailgate portrays a quirky ‘+’ and ‘-’ sign which further differentiates it from the current KUV100. Additionally, alloy wheels are also expected to flaunt a different design with blue inserts.
    Expected Powertrain Specs
    Powering eKUV100 is a 40kW electric motor that draws energy from a 15.9kWh battery pack. This powertrain returns a peak output of 40 bhp and 120 Nm of torque while a range of around 140km can be expected on a single charge. These figures aren’t the greatest but were mentioned alongside the pre-production concept at AutoExpo 2020.
    Mahindra KUV100 Electric Spied
    On using a regular AC charger, the battery pack takes 5 hours and 45 minutes to get fully charged (on the front right fender flap). Using the DC fast charger, the battery gets replenished from 0 to 80 percent in just 55 minutes (on the front left fender flap). Upon its launch, eKUV100 will be positioned as an entry-level electric undercutting Tata Nexon EV and Tigor EV. It could be a direct rival to the upcoming Tata Punch electric. More