Mahindra has officially named its upcoming MPV the U321 as the Marazzo. The Marazzo will be Mahindras MPV that will take on the likes of the Toyota Innova and the Tata Nexa in terms of size. Mahindra plans to launch the Marazzo before Diwali this year just in time for the big festive season.
As per Mahindra the Marazzo is inspired from the Shark and the key design elements are based on the magnificient fish. Mahindra Design Studio and the Ittalian design house Pininfarina have collaborated for the design of the Mahindra Murazzo. Murazzo is a globally developed product through a collaboration between Mahindra North America Technical Centre and Mahindra Research Valley Chennai.
Mahindra has not disclosed the positioning, tech specs and pricing of the Murazzo and kept them under wraps for the Diwali launch. What is learnt is that the Murazzo will be powered with an all new 1.5L Diesel engine with class leading features and specs on it. The Murazzo will be available as a 5 and 7 seater configuration and will come with a host of features that include an 1st in Industry Surround Cool Technology for the Aircon, futuristic instrument cluster, leather seats to name a few.
Speaking at the name reveal, Dr. Pawan Goenka, Managing Director, M&M Ltd. said, “The shark-inspired Marazzo symbolizes the next generation of aspirational Mahindra vehicles. A collaborative effort of Pininfarina, Mahindra Design Studio, MNATC and MRV, Marazzo is born of a vision to design a global vehicle with quality and refinement keeping in mind the aspirations of our customers.”
Rajan Wadhera, President Automotive Sector, M&M Ltd. said, “The intense process of development and refinement of the Marazzo is comparable to any global vehicle and incorporates a number of innovations. This has delivered better space, smoother ride with a quieter cabin, best-in-class cooling, excellent safety and a tough body construction in the Marazzo. Infact the Marazzo has the largest footprint (wheelbase x front track) of any Mahindra vehicle. I am confident that it will set a new benchmark and become a game-changer in its segment”.
Watch this space for more on the Mahindra Murazzo very soon.