The Mahindra India showcased the XUV Aero for the first time at Auto Expo 2018. The XUV Aero is an upcoming SUV crossover model designed on the platform of the famous Mahindra XUV 500 model. This model would be based on the coupe design with two doors and sharp styling features. With only two row seats, unlike the XUV 500 model, it will be loaded with luxurious upholstery, fit and finish, and equipment. The special features on offer would include drive mode selection, surround airbags and touchscreen infotainment system as a standard.
The Mahindra XUV Aero specifications will have a 2.0 L mHawk diesel engine producing a power of 140 PS and 320 Nm torque.The XUV Aero model will also be available with 2.2-litre petrol engine with the power of 212 PS. The XUV Aero transmission system would be available in six-speed manual transmission and six-speed automatic transmission versions with the rear wheel drive and drive mode selection feature as well.
The XUV Aero braking system will have disc brakes on all wheels with anti-lock braking system and electronic brake force distribution. The body design would be made up of strong material to withstand collision impacts and reduce the tendency for dents on the body panels. The XUV Aero safety features on offer would include dual airbags for the front, and side and curtain airbags for effective protection against frontal and side impact collisions.
The Mahindra XUV Aero performance would be enhanced with a refined mHawk diesel engine and the new petrol engine on offer. The XUV Aero can reach a speed of 0-60 kmph under 6 seconds as per the claim from the manufacturer. The drive quality of the XUV Aero would be enhanced with drive selection features, such as race, off-road, street and sport modes, altering the suspension settings as desired by the driver and the occupants.