Mahindra Marazzo MPV launched in India; Priced at INR 9.99 Lakh onwards

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) has launched the much awaited Marazzo MPV in India. The Mahindra Marazzo is claimed to be engineered for excellence and is said to come with a smooth ride, agile handling, quiet cabin, fastest cooling and luxurious interior space.

Mahindra Marazzo Front Quarter 2018

The new Marazzo comes at an ex-showroom price of INR 9.99 Lakh onwards for the 7 seater variant. The 8 seater model is priced INR 5,000 more expensive than the 7 seater one for each variant.

2018 Mahindra Marazzo Price:

Marazzo M2: INR 9,99,000/-
Marazzo M4: INR 10,95,00/-
Marazzo M6: INR 12,40,00/-
Marazzo M8: INR 13,90,00/-
All prices are introductory launch price for 7 seater variant and ex-showroom pan India

Mahindra Marazzo Rear Quarter 2018

The new Marazzo MPV is the result of an engineering collaboration between Mahindra Automotive North America (MANA), Detroit and Mahindra Research Valley (MRV) Chennai. It gets a shark-inspired design which again is an outcome of a collaboration between Pininfarina, Italy and Mahindra Design Studio in Mumbai.

The inspiration from the predator can be seen in its grille which appears like the teeth of a shark and the tail lamps which resembles its tail. Customers can also get a shark-fin antenna as an optional accessory. The MPV also gets projector headlamps, fog lamps with Daytime Running Lamps, twin-spoke 17-inch machined alloy wheels and chrome elements on the exteriors.

Power for the Marazzo comes from a new 4-cylinder engine which produces 121 BHP @ 3,500 rpm and a peak torque of 300 Nm @ 1,750-2,500 rpm. This motor sends power to the front wheel via a 6-speed manual transmission. It offers an attractive ARAI-certified mileage of 17.3kmpl. Mahindra will also launch an automatic and a petrol engine model in future.

Mahindra Marazzo Side 2018

The Mahindra Marazzo is built on a patented Body-on-Frame-Front-Wheel-Drive architecture which is said to offer the twin benefits of agile, car-like handling and the durability and toughness of a body-on-frame configuration. It is equipped with an Electric Power Steering which improves real-world fuel economy, steering feel and manoeuvrability and has a turning radius of 5.25m.

The Marazzo is fitted with twist beam rear suspension which is claimed to offer the highest suspension travel (of 245mm) in the segment. It also offers best-in-class shoulder room in the 1st and 2nd row to seat up to 8 people comfortably. The chassis of the new Mahindra MPV is anchored by a fully boxed frame and includes forged aluminium front suspension components, which increases the handling responsiveness.

Getting in and out of the new Mahindra Marazzo is easy even without the help of a footboard, owing to its low step-in height. It has a comfortable step-in height of 465 mm making it convenient for a woman in a saree or an elderly person without the use of a footboard.

Mahindra Marazzo Dashboard 2018

The MPV also comes with the industry-first Surround Cool Technology which gives the passengers a choice between Direct and Diffused mode as well as boasts of the fastest cooling in its segment.

The Mahindra Marazzo is claimed to have the quietest cabin in its class due to its aerodynamic design and new, modern, low-NVH engine. It comes fitted with disc brakes on all 4 wheels, dual front Airbags, first-in-class Emergency Call, ABS and ISOFIX child seat mounts as standard across all variants. The Marazzo also meets the safety regulations of October 2020.

Inside, the cabin of the new Mahindra Marazzo MPV sports a premium dual tone interiors. It also comes with an 18 cm Colour Touch Screen Infotainment with Haptic and Capsense Technology, a Piano Black dashboard and first-in-class sun shades for the 2nd row.

2018 Mahindra Marazzo Roof AC

It is Available in 7 & 8 seater configurations with the 7-seater offering captain seats in the 2nd row. The 2nd row (in 8-seater) & 3rd row come with a foldable 60:40 split for 1055 litres of luggage space when completely folded down. The 2nd-row left side seat comes with a one-touch tumble down lever for 3rd-row passengers to enter or exit.

Other features inside the MPV include Contour-mapped leatherette seats with height-adjuster & lumbar support for the driver, Futuristic cluster with purple illumination and a unique aircraft-inspired parking brake. Also available is Turn by Turn Navigation Indicator in Cluster with onboard Navigation, Connectivity suite which includes Android Auto, Mahindra BLUE SENSE App with Emergency Call.

It also gets Voice Activated Controls for music system & Voice Assist Features such as voice recognition for infotainment & SMS readout and Steering-mounted audio & phone controls.

The new Marazzo also features Power-foldable ORVMs with Side Turn Indicators and Entry Assist Lamp, Follow-me-home & Lead-me-to-vehicle headlamps, Service Reminder, Cooled glove box, Sunglass holder, Conversation mirror, Cup-holders in every row & bottle-holders on all 4 doors, Multiple charging and media outlets.

2018 Mahindra Marazzo Images:

Anand Mahindra, Executive Chairman, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. said, “The launch of Marazzo is a defining moment in the automotive journey of Mahindra not only within India but globally as well. Being the first joint product development effort between Mahindra Automotive North America (MANA) & Mahindra Research Valley (MRV), the Marazzo aptly represents our ‘Rise’ philosophy in action. Our development teams have used alternative thinking and challenged the limits to deliver a vehicle that is poised to be nothing less than a game changer for us. We are entering a new orbit and hope to deliver yet another iconic offering.”

Speaking at the launch, Dr. Pawan Goenka, Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd said, “The Marazzo embodies Mahindra’s new, increasingly global approach to product development, having been engineered in Detroit for excellence, designed by our in-house team in collaboration with Pininfarina, Italy, with the entire package coming together at MRV, our state of the art R&D centre near Chennai. Marazzo also represents a bold new direction for our automotive products, one that offers our customers an unmatched quality and a truly refined user experience.”

Rajan Wadhera, President – Automotive Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., mentioned, “This is a very proud moment for us, as the Marazzo turns a new leaf in Mahindra’s evolution in the UV segment. It has always been our endeavour to offer breakthrough products and category creators. With the Marazzo, we will continue our legacy. I am sure that Marazzo, with its excellent proposition of distinctive styling, plush ride, agile handling, luxurious space, refined NVH levels and attractive launch price is poised to emerge a winner”.

2018 Mahindra Marazzo Colour Options:

The new Marazzo is available in 6 exterior paint finishes – Mariner Maroon, Poseidon Purple, Aqua Marine, Iceberg White, Oceanic Black and Shimmering Silver


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