Mahindra has finally launched the much-awaited Bolero Neo in the country today. The car is a modern avatar of the Bolero, a car celebrated for its rugged appeal and sturdy build quality. With the coming of a modern Bolero, Mahindra would be able to attract more customers to this vehicle. In today’s article, we will look at everything that the Mahindra Bolero Neo has to offer along with the pricing that it has been launched at. Let’s dive straight into it.
The Mahindra Bolero Neo being a modern form of the Bolero takes multiple design cues from the original car to keep the authenticity alive. Classic Bolero silhouette, signature Bolero branding on spare wheel cover and signature Bolero body cladding give this car an iconic touch. Along with this, the car gets few other modern inputs like 15-inch alloy wheels, LED DRLs, sporty rear spoiler, side & rear footsteps and fog lamps. The car even gets some touches that give it a muscular appeal. The Bolero Neo now gets premium elements in the cabin to give the car an upmarket appeal. Centre console with silver accents, 7-seater capacity, height-adjustable steering wheel, armrest in 1st & 2nd-row and semi-digital instrument cluster are some of the key highlights. Mahindra will make the Bolero Neo available in 7 colours viz. Rocky Beige, Pearl White, Diamond White, Majestic Silver, Napoli Black, Highway Red and Royal Gold (will be made available in the later stages).
Specifications & Variants
The Mahindra Bolero Neo is 3995mm long, 1795mm wide & 1817mm tall and sits on a 2680mm long wheelbase. It is built on the 3rd-generation chassis (Body-On-Frame) that the brand uses for the Scorpio and the Thar as well. The car will come powered by a 1.5-litre mHawk diesel engine that makes 100bhp and 260Nm of torque. The same engine was made available with the TUV300. This engine will come mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox and a rear-wheel-drive system. The car is made available in three variants viz. N4, N8 andN10. An optional variant N10 (O) with the Multi Terrain Technology (Manual Lock Differential) will follow soon. This technology works like a semi-4X4, helping it conquer different types of terrain.
Mahindra has loaded this car with modern features, something that the Bolero does miss. Height-adjustable driver seat, electrically adjustable ORVMs, power windows, rear washer & wiper with defogger, remote lock, keyless entry, a 7-inc h touchscreen infotainment system, cruise control, Blue Sense mobile app, Eco mode, Micro Hybrid technology with electronic start-stop, vice messaging system and reverse assist are some of the key convenience features. Mahindra being Mahindra has paid a lot of attention towards safety as well. ABS with EBD, automatic door locks, ISOFIX, Cornering Brake Control (CBC), static bending headlamps, digital immobilizer and seatbelt reminder are some of the key safety features.
Mahindra has launched the new Bolero Neo at an introductory price of Rs 8.48 lakhs (ex-showroom) across the country. The car might not face any other car directly but will face competition from multiple compact SUVs that fall in this price bracket.
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