All-new Mahindra XUV500 will be making its way to the showroom floors by sometime next year. Here's what it will look like.
Mahindra XUV500 is almost a decade old product now. However, Mahindra has been refreshing the SUV with constant updates over the year to keep it fresh through its lifecycle. Now, the carmaker is testing the new-gen model of the XUV500, which is all set to hit the showroom floors by sometime next year. The heavily camouflaged test mules have helped shed some light on the design cues of the upcoming all-new Mahindra XUV500. But, our in-house rendering artist – Shoeb R. Kalania has created a life-like render of the new-gen Mahindra XUV500. It can be of great help in case you are thinking about how the new-gen XUV500 will look like.
In the rendering, new-gen Mahindra XUV500 continues to look sharp, sporty, and stylish. On the front, it gets C-shaped LED DRLs; however, the overall design of the headlamp assembly is inspired from the outgoing model. The radiator grille is also a bigger unit. The side profile of the car gets the Cheetah-inspired shoulder line but in a sublimed fashion. The new design for the alloy wheels matches the overall appeal of the car. The roof rails aren’t the flush-type unit here, but lend the XUV500 with some butch appeal.
On the whole, the new-gen model looks posher in this rendering, when compared to the outgoing model. As seen in the spy shots, the all-new Mahindra XUV500 will come with a single housing for the all-digital instrument console and touchscreen infotainment unit. Like the outgoing model, it is expected to be the most-loaded vehicle in its segment.
The new-gen XUV500 will be offered with two engine options – 2.0L turbo-petrol and 2.2L turbo-diesel. The 2.0L mStallion turbo-petrol motor is likely to dish out a rated power and torque output in the range of 190 Hp and 350 Nm, respectively. The oil burner, on the other hand, will generate a peak power output of 150 Hp and max torque of 360 Nm. The transmission options on the new-gen model will include a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed auto. Once launched, the all-new Mahindra XUV500 will rival the likes of MG Hector, Tata Harrier, Hyundai Creta, and Kia Seltos.