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Mahindra Electric Bolero and Scorpio
Mahindra & Mahindra has confirmed during it’s FutureScape Event that it will be eventually electrifying all of it’s existing models with internal combustion engines. It will be focusing on launching the electric version of its most popular sport utility vehicles (SUVs) in the country.
“Over a period of time we will electrify all our ICE brands,” revealed Mahindra executive director and CEO (Auto and Farm Sector) Rajesh Jejurikar.
New Logo for Born EV Platform
At the FutureScape event, Mahindra also unveiled the brand new logo for its electric SUVs line up. The Thar.e concept was also showcased at the event.
The company will be bringing out the electric versions of the Bolero and Scorpio. These versions of the Bolero and Scorpio would use of the ‘.e’ moniker and would be branded as Bolero.e and Scorpio.e respectively.
INGLO Platform for Mahindra EVs
Mahindra also showcased the new EV platform on which the upcoming electric SUVs would be based on. The electric Scorpio and Bolero SUVs will be based on the INGLO skateboard platform and not on the ladder-frame chassis that Mahindra currently makes use of. It will be using components from the Volkswagen Group’s modular electric drive matrix (MEB) platform.
The Scorpio.e and Bolero.e will get a RWD powertrain set-up with motors sourced from Volkswagen. The Scorpio.e could also get AWD with a dual-motor set-up.
Mahindra has also revealed that the Oscar-winning Music Director, AR Rahman will be designing and developing the sounds for its upcoming range of all-electric models.
Launch date of Electric Bolero and Scorpio
However, Mahindra hasn’t revealed the launch timeline as of now for both the electric SUVs. It can be expected that Mahindra will launch the Scorpio.e and Bolero.e only after the launch of the currently 4 lined up EVs which is likely to take place after April 2026.
Mahindra also said that it is targeting 20% to 30% of the SUV sales to come from its EVs by 2027.