Mahindra Marazzo MPV Launching on 3rd September

Two weeks before, Mahindra teased some images of its upcoming MPV, Mahindra Marazzo. Now, Mahindra has announced that the new compact MPV will be launched on 3rd September 2018. This launch event of Mahindra Marazzo will take place at Mahindra’s plant in Nashik.

mahindra marazzo ac headliner

Mahindra Marazzo aims to offer ample cabin space, superior build quality, and affordable pricing. Mahindra is releasing the information about this car in bits and pieces. Here what we could figure out about this car:

All-new Platform

Mahindra Marazzo is based on an all-new platform that will give the company a big boost in terms of quality and scalability. Mahindra plans to bring three all-new platforms to India this year. The other two platform apart from Marazzo’s will form the base for SUV and MUV.

The next Mahindra launch after Marazzo will happen around Diwali, and then the third new vehicle will be launched later in 2018.

Mahindra has been working on Marazzo for over 4 years at company’s facility in USA and Chennai. For design, Mahindra collaborated with the Pininfarina design house based in Italy.

Looks and Design

While the complete design of the car has not be revealed yet, Mahindra did provide some teasers to warm up for the launch. The teaser clearly shows that Mahindra Marazzo takes inspiration from the shark. In fact, Marazzo translates to ‘Shark’ in the Basque language, and the company is using a shark in one its promos.

Mahindra U321 rendering that was doing rounds last year. source: indianautosblog.com

Interiors

The interiors images of the Marazzo has been completely revealed. It’s a two-tone interior layout with the upper part of the dashboard being black and the lower part being beige. The seat upholstery will also be beige. The dashboard has a glossy faux wood inlay on the front facing side.

dashboard-mahindra marazzo
Mahindra Marazzo Dashboard

A big touchscreen finds a place in the middle. This will also have Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Below the screen are control switches for the air conditioner.

Mahindra-Marazzo instrument cluster
Mahindra Marazzo Instrument Cluster

The driver instrumentation cluster is quite vibrant. There are two analogue round meters surrounded by purple lighting. Between them is a digital display shows all sort of information like fuel, engine temp, distance to empty, trip meter, etc. The steering is a fresh design and has integrated control buttons for audio and maybe cruise control.

Marazzo 7 seater configuration
Marazzo 7 seater configuration

Mahindra Marazzo will be offered in 7 and 8 seater configuration. Mahindra has also teased the headliner with roof-mounted ‘surround-cool’ AC vents.

marazzo headlights

Engine & Gearbox

Mahindra Marazzo will get an all-new 1.5-litre diesel engine that will produce around 125 PS of power and 300 Nm of torque. As seen in the pictures, there will be a six-speed manual gearbox coupled to this engine. Although the possibility of an automatic gearbox can’t be ruled out.

Mahindra’s 1500 Crore investment helped development of Marazzo

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Siddharth Sharma

Siddharth has always been passionate about Cars and Bikes. He was the kind of kid that always had the latest Auto magazine in his school bag. He had this dream- to become a professional racecar driver. Finally, in 2012 he found himself racing as a rookie driver in the Polo R Cup national racing championship. Over time he had to readjust the sail and get into automotive journalism to continue enjoying machines on wheels.
 

Siddharth Sharma

Siddharth has always been passionate about Cars and Bikes. He was the kind of kid that always had the latest Auto magazine in his school bag. He had this dream- to become a professional racecar driver. Finally, in 2012 he found himself racing as a rookie driver in the Polo R Cup national racing championship. Over time he had to readjust the sail and get into automotive journalism to continue enjoying machines on wheels.