Mahindra Bolero gets future ready with BS-VI technology, safety & emission upgrades
Mahindra Group, today announced that its tough and rugged Bolero Power+ model just received a BS-VI readiness certification from the International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT).
The Bolero BS-VI will be launched in early 2020, as per the implementation time frame for the new emission norms. Mahindra is also gearing up, along with its suppliers, to implement BS-VI technology across its entire range within the stipulated time frame.
According to Rajan Wadhera, President, Automotive Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., “As the first milestone in our BS-VI readiness journey, we are delighted to get the BS-VI certification for the Bolero Power+. The Bolero is one of our highest selling SUVs and has been the first UV (Utility Vehicle) to be certified as BS-VI ready by the ICAT.”
In addition, Mahindra has announced safety upgrades for its flagship product the Bolero which now gets an Airbag and other safety kits including an Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) to comply with the new 2019 safety norms.
The Bolero Power+, Bolero PLUS (9-seater), as well as the Bolero Ambulance will receive the necessary upgrades. Mahindra’s customer-centric approach ensures that its products are updated from time to time. The new safety features that have been added to the Bolero include:
· Speed alert system to alert the driver in case of over-speeding at 80kmph and 120kmph
· Driver & Co-Driver Seat belt reminders
· Manual override for the central locking system to open the door from inside
· Vehicle reverse parking sensors
The standard safety features in the Bolero include an Anti-lock Braking System, solid SUV build, high ground clearance, high angle of approach and departure, front disc brakes, anti-glare IRVM, digital immobilizer, and a seat belt reminder.