Codenamed U231, Mahindra has officially released the name of its upcoming MPV. It will be called the Marazzo. The Marazzo name is from the Spanish language of Basque, which translates to ‘shark’ in English. This will be the first passenger car to be developed at Mahindra’s North American Technical Centre, and it’s design even has inputs from Pininfarina and Mahindra’s Kandivali design studio, in Mumbai.
Ananthan Ramkripa, Chief Designer at Mahindra, says the design of the Marazzo is inspired by a shark. The car will be built at the manufacturers plant in Nashik and it is based on a new platform.
The Marazzo MPV will be offered in seven- and eight-seat configurations and you can expect it to come loaded to the teeth with equipment. The Marazzo will debut Mahindra’s new 1.5-litre diesel engine, likely to produce around 121hp and 300Nm.