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Mahindra previews 'battle tank inspired' TUV300 with sketch

Mahindra previews 'battle tank inspired' TUV300 with sketch image

Text: Martin Aguilar / Photos: Mahindra | posted August 03, 2015 17:57

TUV300 is Mahindra's next tough utility vehicle inspired by a battle tank

Mahindra has revealed the official design sketches of its upcoming SUV named TUV300.

According to the Indian automaker, the TUV300 has been developed in-house by the Mahindra design team at the company's Research Valley in Chennai, India. In case you're wondering the TUV stands for 'Tough Utility Vechicle' while the '300' represents the series name.

Mahindra's TUV300 is inspired by a battle tank

Mahindra says the exterior of the TUV300 is inspired by a battle tank. It is fitted with sweptback headlights, an aggressive bumper and a large grill. It also has a massive hood, square wheel arches and vented fenders.

The Mahindra TUV300

In addition, the TUV300 appears to have short overhangs, roof rails and an exposed spare wheel.

The vehicle is powered by the company's advanced mHawk engine, but Mahindra has yet to release the power output rating of the TUV300.