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Yet another test mule of Mahindra's upcoming compact SUV new generation Bolero, codenamed U301, has been snapped; this time, showing the model in its production guise.

Caught on camera by the folks at PowerDrift, the latest images show the prototype of U301 has shed its bulky camouflage quite a bit, revealing the outline of the model. The images show the production head lights of the new Bolero along with the front grille and the rear mounted spare wheel.


Our #PDArmy Sniper Manoj Orbit spotted the new Bolero in its camouflage avatar near Chennai! That is a good scope you have there comrade! #CaughtTesting

Posted by PowerDrift on Monday, June 15, 2015

Based on a hydroformed ladder-frame chassis, new U301 Bolero is expected to hit the showrooms during the festive season of this year. A report of Rushlane states that the new SUV of Mahindra is likely to hit the assembly line in the second week of July.

Under the hood, Mahindra's new Bolero is expected to pack a 1.5 litre diesel engine, which can churn out 100PS of power and 240Nm of torque and we hear that the engine could be tweaked a little for more fuel efficiency.

As for features, the new Bolero is likely to get a music system with Bluetooth, and USB and aux-connectivity, black dashboard with sliver accent, new gear knob, chrome-lined instrument cluster ,three-spoke steering wheel, rear AC vents, ABS and dual front airbags.

Likely to be priced around ₹6 lakh, Mahindra's new-generation Bolero will take on the likes of Chevrolet Tavera and Tata Sumo.