New pictures of 2021 Mahindra XUV500 shows electronic parking brake & new features [Video]

Mahindra launched the all-new Thar earlier this month and it has already become extremely popular in the market. Mahindra is also working to launch the all-new XUV500 in the Indian market and it is likely to be launched next year in the market. While the all-new Mahindra XUV500 has been spotted testing on the roads, here are a few pictures of the cabin that reveals a lot of details about the upcoming vehicle. Here are the pictures.

The new pictures have surfaced online and it reveals the all-ne Mahindra XUV500’s dual-tone dashboard. Like the current XUV500, the all-new version will offer a premium-looking cabin. Even though the cabin is yet to take its final form, there are enough new features in these pictures that reveal that the all-new version of the mid-size SUV will also get a fully digital instrument cluster. Beside it, a second screen can be spotted that will work as the infotainment system of the car. This set-up looks heavily inspired by the modern-day Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

Other details include the 6-speed gear lever, which is a manual transmission. You will also notice an electronic parking brake switch and a drive mode selector, which is in form of a rotary knob. Earlier detailed pictures of the all-new XUV500 also indicates that it may get the Adavanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) like the MG Gloster. However, it cannot be confirmed. The spy pictures of the test vehicles show that the XUV500 will get a front facing camera module and a bunch of sensors at the front, which may work for the ADAS. The system offers features like adaptive cruise control, autonomous emergency braking system, front collision warning, lane departure warning, driver fatigue warning and more such features.

Rendering by SRK Design

Mahindra has not revealed the engine options that will be available with the all-new XUV500. However, it is likely to come powered by the new-generation Mahindra engines. The petrol variants of the all-new Mahindra XUV500 will offer the 2.0-litre mStallion turbocharged petrol engine, which made its debut recently with the all-new Mahindra Thar. The diesel variants will get the 2.0-litre diesel unit. Mahindra will offer automatic and manual transmission options with both the engine options.

The all-new Mahindra XUV500 is likely to get a price hike to make space for the all-new Scorpio, which is also getting ready to get launched in the Indian market. The Scorpio is also expected to be launched next year. The new XUV500 will also be rebadged and sold as a Ford model.