Leading utility vehicle manufacturer of India, Mahindra & Mahindra will soon launch its premium MPV codenamed U321. The Mumbai-based automaker has confirmed the name Marazzo for the upcoming vehicle and its launch has been scheduled ahead of Diwali.
To create buzz ahead of launch, Mahindra & Mahindra started teasing images of the Marazzo on social media forums. In the latest post, Mahindra has revealed the dashboard of the Marazzo. The piano black shaded dashboard is not something extraordinary while the use of beige and faux-aluminium inserts adds some contemporary touch. The T-shaped centre console, chrome accent to the AC vents are neatly integrated to the new dashboard.
It looks like the touchscreen infotainment screen is a 7.0-inch unit. Being a premium MPV, the Marazzo's infotainment system should offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto concentricity, and it should also act as the display for the reverse camera. The image also confirms that the MPV will get a chunky three-spoke steering wheel with faux-aluminium detailing. Control buttons for cruise control, infotainment system can be seen in the steering wheel.
Marazzo will also boast of purple-themed instrument cluster with 3D light guides and animated colour screen. The premium MPV will boast of roof mounted AC vents with what Mahindra claims is the industry's first surround cool technology. Images released confirms contoured seats finished in leatherette with fine stitching.
Based on a new platform, Marazzo (U321) will be offered in seven and eight-seat configurations and will be manufactured at the Nasik facility in Maharashtra. Mahindra has confirmed that the exterior design of the MPV will take inspiration from a shark. More details about the exterior are expected to be revealed soon.
Mahindra is tight-lipped about the powertrain of Marazzo and reports claim the premium MPV will debut with a new 1.5-litre diesel engine. The mill is expected to develop around 121hp and 300Nm, which will be paired with a six-speed manual gearbox.