Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) launched their latest
MPV, the Marazzo with a launch price of Rs 9.99 lakh (ex-showroom). The Marazzo
was born of an engineering collaboration between Mahindra Automotive North
America (MANA), Detroit and Mahindra Research Valley (MRV) Chennai. The new
Mahindra Marazzo is available in showrooms in 7 and 8 seater configurations
with a captain seat option in the 2nd row of the 7 seater. There are four variants
which include M2, M4, M6 and M8.
The streamlined and aerodynamic shark-inspired design scheme
of the Marazzo was a result of a collaboration between Pininfarina, Italy and Mahindra
Design Studio in Mumbai. Its grille carries the
aggressive appearance of shark teeth and tail lamps of the shark’s tail. The
car gets treated with chrome garnishing and has projector headlamps and LED
Marazzo EX-SHOWROOM PRICES (IN RS.)
The Marazzo’s 1.5 litre 4-cylinder, D15 diesel engine is
placed in a transverse (east-west) layout, opening up a lot of space for the
cabin. The engine produces 121hp of
power and 300Nm torque and has an ARAI-certified mileage of 17.3kmpl. The
engine is designed for low NVH levels.
Marazzo offers dual front airbags, disc brakes on all 4 wheels, ISOFIX
child seat mounts, high-strength steel structure supported by a fully-boxed
frame, collapsible steering column, crumple zones, side-impact beams,
Impact-sensitive door locks and Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) as standard.
Apart from these, the M6 and M8 variants include Rear Parking Camera and
Sensors, first-in-class Emergency Call and Cornering Lamps. The Marazzo sports
twin-spoke 17” machined alloy wheels. Marazzo’s patented
‘Body-on-Frame-Front-Wheel-Drive’ architecture offers the twin benefits of
agile, ‘car-like’ handling and the durability and toughness of a body-on-frame
configuration. Marazzo ensures a smooth ride as a result of its ‘twist beam’
rear suspension that offers the highest suspension travel of 245mm in the
Inside the cabin, the Mahindra Marazzo sports premium dual
tone interiors with contour-mapped plush leatherette seats, Piano Black
dashboard and first-in-class sun shades for the 2nd row. It comes with the
industry-first ‘Surround Cool Technology’ which gives you the choice between
Direct and Diffused mode as well as the fastest cooling in its segment. There
is a 7-inch colour touchscreen Infotainment system with Haptics and Capsense
Technology for a better touch and feel. There is also turn by turn navigation,
Android Auto support, Mahindra BLUE SENSE app, voice controls for music system
& voice assist features such as voice recognition for infotainment and SMS
read out. It has a host of other convenience features like power-foldable ORVMs
with Side Turn Indicators and Entry Assist Lamp, Follow-me-home and
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. The new Mahindra Marazzo is
available in 6 colours – Mariner Maroon,
Poseidon Purple, Aqua Marine, Iceberg White, Oceanic Black and Shimmering
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