By Hercules Rodrigues
Mahindra recently conducted an Adventure Drive for the KUV100 NXT in Gurgaon. The drive was held to showcase the vehicles capabilities and off-road readiness of the KUV1OO.
The customized adventure track was set up to showcase various capabilities and abilities of the KUV1OO mini SUV
The KUV1OO 170mm ground clearance allows it to easily drive through a pit filled with boulders and stones
The obstacles laid out on the track showcased how the SUV’s high ground clearance of 170mm helped it drive easily through a pit of boulders and stones while the approach & departure angles were also showcased on 45-degree incline and high humps across the track. A cone track was also laid out to highlight the vehicles manoeuvrability. Further ABS safety feature was highlighted by showcasing how without ABS it could crash straight into a pile of cartons and the seesaw activity was conducted to bring out the smooth suspension of the vehicle.
The KUV1OO 45-degree incline and high humps across the track is showcased
The KUV1OO is drivern through a Cone track to highlight its manoeuvrability.
The Mahindra KUV 1OO is the company’s smallest sub 4 metre SUV in their model line-up. It has an aggressive tall boy design and has a spacious interior. Features list on offer on the KUV 1OO include follow me home headlamps, headlights height adjuster, rear wiper, rear defogger and manually adjustable ORVMS. The Cabin gets a 12V power outlet, 1 litre door pockets storage in all doors, rear parcel tray and LED interior lamp.
Power for the KUV1OO comes from a 1.2 litre petrol engine producing 82 bhp and 115 nm of torque. Diesel power on the other hand comes from a 1.2 litre 3-cylinder engine churning out a healthy 77 bhp and 190nm of torque. A 5-speed manual gearbox is the only transmission option available right now. Mahindra could launch a AMT gearbox and Electric powertrain in the future.