Mahindra has a stunning new surprise for 2015, S101, for months there has been extensive reports on the car. It is a car that millions in India is waiting for, mainly because of the high-tech nature of development; it is built on an advanced monocoque body frame. The body frame will make it impressively aerodynamic. According to the latest reports about the vehicle, it is going to have a 1.2 litre petrol engine and also two wheel drive technology. It is a sub four meter SUV.
The car will be offered with a couple of engine options, a 1.5 litre diesel and 1.2 litre petrol mill. The power trains are coupled with five speed manual transmission gearbox, according to the latest news, Mahindra has finished working on the efficient 1.2 litre engine and it is a signature development, first incorporated into S101. The power transmission output is likely to be near the 90bhp range.
Mahindra is engineering S101 with signature elements; the structure of the dashboard is completely new, and different from the ones used in earlier vehicles. The inner room is going to be vastly spacious with five seats, different from the earlier model that had six seats. The ground clearance power of the car is 200mm. An important point to note about the 1.2 litre petrol engine is it is a newly developed mill.
S101 is a signature product of Mahindra, built on a joint partnership basis with the highly established South Korean firm Ssangyong. It is as exciting as it is new, and the magic is concentrated on the interiors. There are a couple of bench seats in front, along with a driver’s seat, how exhilarating and mystical does it sound. The middle compartment is spacious as well, and additional room can be gathered, by just lifting the central console and pushing the gear knob in front. The company has accommodated more seat belts to cater to the increased number of seats.
Many of us would believe that Mahindra is all set to beat the competition heat with S101, because of its unique and innovative developments. The 1.2 litre petrol engine and two wheel drive technology (2WD) will surely do the trick. Mahindra has for years been a forerunner of the sport utility vehicle market, and it is its main area of specialization. The market share volume in this segment has expanded greatly over the past few years; Ford EcoSport and Renault Duster have elevated the buying spirit of ardent sport utility vehicle enthusiasts.
The public attention is now drifted towards Duster and EcoSport, and Mahindra is now set to create a bang with S101. It is going to be a hard one to beat, and the expected arrival period is sometime in mid 2015 and it is among the most reasonable purchases in the market priced at Rs 5.5 lakhs.
So much of exhilaration is concentrated on S101, in the months to come, many more new discoveries will be known along with the new 1.2 litre petrol engine and advanced two wheel drive technology. Car enthusiasts who are super excited by S101, it is going to be one of the most intriguing and luxurious new cars in the market.