Auto Expo 2016: Mahindra XUV Aero performance coupe crossover concept breaks cover

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2016 Auto Expo Mahindra XUV Aero Concept (1)

Mahindra is about to reveal the XUV Aero, a fast looking Coupe-SUV concept at the Auto Expo 2016. The styling is pretty similar to international products like the BMW X6 and the Mercedes GLE Coupe. With a sloping roofline on an SUV, this could just be that sedan on stilts that could be made available at a mouth watering price if it ever goes on sale. We are at the Mahindra pavilion as the unveil is underway, stay tuned…

10:59 AM: 

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  • The Mahindra XUV Aero Concept has been designed in-house at the Mahindra Design Studio in Kandivali, Mumbai
  • Is powered by a 210 HP mHawk engine
  • Sprints from 0 – 60 kph in 6 seconds

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  • The XUV Aero Concept gets Race, Off road, Street and Sport modes which tweak the suspension and engine characteristics accordingly

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10:14 AM:

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  • Anchor like alloy wheel pattern looks great while hiding red calipers

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  • Rear tries to match the front styling with a large diffuser element and vertical reflectors flanking a honeycomb grille
  • Twin exhaust system has been neatly embedded

10:10 AM: 

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  • Headlights gets bright LEDs

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  • Suicide doors are back and how!

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09:54 AM: 

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  • The XUV Aero concept gets large patches of honeycomb grille to match its fast at standstill design
  • Suicide door design and large wheels look the part

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09:50: Waiting under wraps…

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