The Bolero is one of the most iconic SUVs in the Indian market. It is famous for its reliability and rugged capabilities. It is especially popular in rural areas due to the above factors. Currently, Mahindra is updating its SUV lineup. Mahindra launched the much anticipated XUV700. The next car will be the Scorpio. After this, Mahindra will look to bring the new generation of the Bolero. In today’s article, we will see this Rs 8 lakh Mahindra SUV.
Rs 8 lakh Mahindra Exterior design
Mahindra will most likely retain most of the iconic design elements of the Bolero. It will get a new grille with Mahindra’s twin-peaked logo in the middle. Other exterior changes will include LED DRLs with LED headlamps, ORVMs with turn indicators and new skid plates. Pratap Bose, who recently joined Mahindra from Tata, will be designing this car.
The new-gen Bolero will get a new interior layout. It will get a modern dashboard with modern comfort features. Other interior features will include rear AC vents, power windows and adjustable steering wheel and touchscreen infotainment. Mahindra will try to provide the Bolero with a more premium and upmarket feel. We might also see different seating configurations.
Rs 8 lakh Mahindra Specifications
The new-generation Bolero will switch to a new ladder on frame chassis used on the Thar. The new-generation Bolero will most probably get the engine tune of the 1.5-litre diesel mill used on the XUV300. This engine is capable of producing 115bhp and 300Nm of torque. Another possible engine is the 2.2-litre diesel engine that powers the Thar and XUV700. This engine is capable of producing 130bhp and 320Nm of torque. It will come with a manual and automatic gearbox. It is also rumoured to get mild-hybrid tech.
Launch and pricing
Mahindra has confirmed that this new-generation Bolero will be launched somewhere between 2023-2024. Most likely, it will be launched in 2024. The price of the new-generation Bolero is expected to start from Rs 7.5 lakh (ex-showroom).
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