Here is an example of a 2020 Mahindra Bolero BS6 that rides on 20-inch Mercedes-replica wheels, which make it look baller from every angle.
Mahindra has recently updated the Bolero to meet the new BS-6 emission norms and the updated pedestrian safety norms. With the updates, the SUV also gets a refreshed front face. The car now looks modern with a 'robotic' face that gets a wide radiator grille and squared-off headlamps. The revised bumper design also gives the face a sense of anger and attitude. But, the Bolero continues to miss out on alloy wheels even as an option. Mahindra offers the car with steel wheels, which are covered in the same old boring design for the wheel caps. However, getting aftermarket units is any day a better choice as you get a lot of variety to help you pick up the footwear that best suits your whims and fancies. Here is an example of the 2020 Mahindra Bolero BS6 that is fitted with 20-inch Mercedes-replica alloy wheels.
The mod job on this UV has been performed at Velocity Tyres, Ludhiana, Punjab. The 2020 Bolero gets a set of multi-spoke alloy wheels with an AMG-inspired design. The wheels don a dual-tone finish with diamond-cut treatment. In fact, the rims even have a Mercedes logo, which, honestly, looks out of place on the rather dated UV from the homegrown carmaker. The aftermarket rims have been shod with 295/45/R20 tyres from Sonar Performance, which is a Taiwanese brand. Sonar is a well-versed name around tyre specialists as it comes as a perfect substitute for low-cost chinese brands that score zero in the reliability stakes.
On the Bolero, the front axle has a wider track width in comparison to the rear axle. Also, the PCD of the studs on the axles does not match the PCD of holes on the aftermarket alloys wheels. Therefore, custom-built spacers have to be used to fit such wheels. This, however, raises a concern of failure, but neatly designed spacers can serve the purpose for the entire life of the vehicle.
Talking of the mechanicals, the Mahindra Bolero comes suspended on independent front suspension with coil-overs and a live rigid axle with laminated springs at the rear. Powering the rear wheels of the Bolero is a 1.5L turbocharged diesel engine that belts out 76 PS of peak power and 210 Nm of max. torque. The power is channelled to the rear axle via a 5-speed gearbox. Sadly, Bolero misses out on the optional 4WD system, which was offered earlier.