Mahindra & Mahindra, the homegrown SUV maker has launched a more powerful avatar of the TUV300 SUV equipped with the all-new mHawk100 engine at INR 8.87 lakh, ex-showroom Mumbai. This is the same engine that also powers the recently launched Mahindra NuvoSport. The new mHawk100 engine is capable of producing 100bhp of power along with 240Nm of torque.
The new engine is available in the top end variants of Mahindra TUV300 that includes T8 and T8 AMT. Along with more power, the torque has also been increased from 230Nm to 240Nm. This will improve acceleration with more pep and torque. It is also the first SUV in the country to offer autoSHIFT Automated Manual Transmission Technology (AMT). Also Read- Maruti Vitara Brezza Vs Ford EcoSport Vs Mahindra TUV300
The company claims that the autoSHIFT T8 variant has been upgraded with more power and has been refined for smoother automatic gear shifts and fatique-free driving experience. It also gets a more comfortable ride with better cushioned seats in the 2nd row and comes with ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts on the 2nd row seat to ensure safety of the child.
Speaking on the launch of the TUV300 with the all new mHAWK100 engine, Pravin Shah, President & Chief Executive (Automotive), M&M Ltd. said, “At Mahindra it has always been our endeavour to incorporate consumer insights and feedback and hence we are happy to introduce the more powerful TUV300 with the mHawk100 engine. Further the TUV300 AMT T8 variant will offer a more thrilling drive with the upgraded power. With over 25,000 TUV300s on Indian roads, it has emerged as a strong player in its segment. With its all new powerful engine as well as a winning combination of bold true-blue SUV design, premium & elegant interiors, superior driving pleasure and best in class safety, the TUV300 will become an even more compelling value proposition for our customers.”
The regular variant of the Mahindra TUV300 is powered by the same 1.5-litre 3-cylinder mHawk80 engine that produces 80bhp of power and 230Nm of torque. The vehicle prices starts at INR 7.26 lakh, ex-showroom Mumbai.