Welcome to the Group1 Mahindra blogThe Mahindra brand in South Africa has been gaining recognition and growing as a brand that offers good, quality, value-for-money vehicles to suit the needs and pockets of South African drivers. Welcome to the blog of Group1 Mahindra where will share reviews on the Mahindra range of vehicles, industry news and interesting motoring topics.
Mahindra didn’t make any bold moves in 2023 but the word on the street is that they will be introducing some updates to existing models and some new models to their lineup – including some electric vehicles (EVs).
M&M is developing a cutting-edge electric vehicle equipped with advanced functionalities at its state-of-the-art Mahindra Research Valley facility in Chennai. The vehicle is reportedly built on a born-electric platform with 5G connectivity and AI computing capabilities, enabling futuristic features such as mood detection and remote upgrades.
When we think of Mahindra, the first image that often comes to mind is that of robust SUVs navigating rough terrains. However, behind every Mahindra vehicle on our roads is a global conglomerate that extends its influence far beyond the automotive sector. Founded in 1945 as a steel trading company, Mahindra & Mahindra has evolved into a dynamic group of future-facing industries, each playing a crucial role in shaping the conglomerate’s overarching purpose – To Rise.
Safety is always paramount when it comes to choosing a vehicle. It’s not just about protecting yourself, but also your loved ones and others on the road. That’s why Mahindra takes safety seriously, incorporating cutting-edge technology and robust engineering into all its vehicles.
Mahindra revealed their ‘vision’ of the all-new electrified SUV – the Thar.e – at the recent Futurescape event held in Cape Town, in August. Wondering how it will stack up against the previous generation of Thar currently sold in South Africa? We take a look at what the major differences could be between the two.
Mahindra has launched three new models to the South African line-up, each uniquely designed to cater to a diverse range of needs and lifestyles. From the rugged terrains to the bustling city streets – the new additions to the Mahindra family – the Pik Up Karoo single cab models (available in 4×2 and 4×4 options), and the practical, business-oriented XUV300 Xprez Panel Van – promise a blend of performance, durability, and style. Each model embodies Mahindra’s commitment to delivering vehicles that are not just transport, but partners in your everyday adventures and professional endeavours.
The news on the street is that Mahindra is planning to launch three SUV models internationally in the coming months, creating quite a buzz. We have the lowdown on what the industry is saying.
On the remote backroads between Clanwilliam and Calvinia, adventure seekers embark on a quest to hunt down wildflowers. The chosen companion for this rugged expedition? The new Mahindra Scorpio-N – a robust SUV with a Guinness World Record for ‘Fastest-ever production vehicle to conquer the Simpson Desert’.
Industry spies have revealed that Mahindra is not only launching a new five-door Thar, but the word on the street is that the XUV300 is also getting a facelift! Here’s what we know has been leaked about the new Mahindra Thar and the upcoming Mahindra XUV300.