A total of three Mahindra Born Electric SUV concepts have been unveiled and they will make their global debut on August 15, 2022 as a preview of the brand’s electric future.
Mahindra & Mahindra will officially host the world premiere of the Born Electric Vision-based SUV concepts on August 15, 2022. As the brand teases the exterior and interior of the trio of electrified SUVs in a series of videos on its social media platforms , their technical specifications such as battery size, battery life, list of advanced features and futuristic technologies are yet to be revealed.
It is undeniable that the concepts will give rise to the future Mahindra electric SUVs and they are expected to be a compact SUV, a mid-size SUV and a coupe SUV. Here we have a rendered image based on a teaser of one of the upcoming electric SUV concepts showcasing the design details up front. It features a vertical front with C-shaped LED lighting elements connected by a thick light strip at the top and below which Mahindra’s new Twin Peaks logo is positioned.
The render shows traditional rear view mirrors as opposed to a concept preview camera system. Other highlights are a sloping front windshield, a muscular hood structure, black-finished pillars, dark chrome exterior paint, a unique lower bumper, and more. Mahindra aims to introduce up to nine new vehicles by 2026 and six of them will be battery powered. Among them, two will be Born Electric vehicles.
They will be based on a dedicated skateboard with optimal packaging and a flat floor allowing for a spacious cabin and the design details will probably be radical. Other visual highlights we noted in the teaser videos are sharp body panels, star-shaped wheels, a rectangular-shaped steering wheel, a horizontally positioned digital cluster with the Twin Peaks logo installed in the center, a prominent side body cladding, a square black wheel arches and twin-bubble roof spoiler.
Cosimo Amadei, design director at MADE (Mahindra Advanced Design Europe), said in a teaser video that the Born Electric concepts will carry an original design philosophy and that it draws inspiration from the company’s expertise in Formula E. over the years. Mahindra has already confirmed that the XUV300-based electric SUV, which could be dubbed XUV400, will be launched in India in early 2023.
It will sit on SsangYong Tivoli’s X100 platform and be 200mm longer than its ICE sibling offering more boot space. It could be followed by the electric version of the KUV.