Mahindra’s upcoming W601 SUV to be called XUV700

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 08 Apr 2021


Mahindra & Mahindra has unveiled the brand name of its upcoming SUV, built on the W601 platform, as the XUV700.

The company says the "all-new XUV700 SUV will come with first-in-class features, meet safety norms and will be available in both diesel and petrol engines in manual and automatic transmissions, along with optional All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) capabilities."

Speaking on the brand name announcement, Veejay Nakra, CEO – Automotive Division, Mahindra said, “The XUV700, one of the most-awaited offerings from Mahindra is sure to hit the sweet spot with customers. Built on the new W601 platform, XUV700 marks the beginning of the next generation of sophisticated and authentic Mahindra SUVs.”

R Velusamy, chief of Global Product Development, Mahindra said, “A young, passionate team with an obsession for excellence has created the all-new XUV700. The XUV portfolio has always stood for creating disruptions and setting new benchmarks with models such as the XUV500 and the XUV300. The XUV700 is built on an all-new global SUV platform W601, with expert partners across the world and will boast of first-in-segment technologies and features.”

The XUV700 is planned to be launched in Q2 FY2022 and will be manufactured at the company’s manufacturing facility at Chakan in Maharashtra.