Mahindra & Mahindra upcoming compact SUV, code-named as the Mahindra U301, will be officially be named as the Mahindra TUV 300 (Mahindra TUV 3 double-O). The Mahindra TUV 300 is a sub-4m Vehicle to compete more aggressively with products from companies such as Renault, Ford and now Hyundai . Mahindra christened it as TUV which stands for ‘Tough Utility Vehicle’
Mahindra announced that the TUV 300 will be launched in 6 weeks (Somewhere in September). At the launch the company declared that the new compact SUV is inspired by a battle tank. Designed in in house by the Mahindra design house, with inputs from the Italian design house Pininfarnia. The Mahindra TUV 300 will be an all new vehicle and not a replacement to any previously available product. It will boast of small overhangs, a flat roof & high ground clearance
Mahindra also declared that the vehicle will be powered by new generation diesel engine called – ‘mHawk80’ with superior NVH levels. Mahindra also declare that the TUV 300 will be a global product and they will soon start to look at countries where the car will be exported.
“The TUV300 will be a compact sub-four metre SUV. Against the cross-overs in the market, this will be a hardcore SUV,” M&M executive director Pawan Goenka said
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