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Old 28th May 2013, 17:47   #16
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Spied again;

Spy pics: Quanto 4x4 Under test-mahindraquanto4x4spy2.jpg

This pic reveals it as a 5 seater only

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Also note absence of the rear footboard;

Spy pics: Quanto 4x4 Under test-mahindraquanto4x4spy3.jpg

Source: http://motorbash.com/spied-fresh-spy...ra-quanto-4x4/

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I am sorry, from the above pics, i cannot even get a hint that i a 4X4. I mean no stickers or any thing. It may be even an AT they may be testing?
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The front wheel hub is different. See older spy pics.
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If they plan to position this as a 4X4 then they should get it better shoes and add some cladding around the tyre well to give it a bit of a bulge. 5 Alloys would be required and the spare wheel cover can be done away with.

Basically with the advent of the EcoSport (not 4X4 but a great looker) a the possibility of a Duster 4X4 in the near future to be seen as a small SUV a vehicle also needs to exhibit that character in appearance. The Quanto is too bulky and boxy right now. They have managed space quite well though.

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They could re-design the body panels atleast to give it a proper 4x4 look. If its just for safety sake that they are giving a 4x4, not sure how many of those would be in demand in India.
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I don't know why, but I have a feeling this one is for the export market and may not be launched in India at all. But yes, seeing that it is a RHD, may be they would launch it as the top-end variant.

Don't see the point of someone buying this over any of the Mahindra 4WD vehicles though!
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I am sorry, from the above pics, i cannot even get a hint that i a 4X4. I mean no stickers or any thing. It may be even an AT they may be testing?
Spy pics: Quanto 4x4 Under test-mahindraquanto4x47.jpg

^ Hope this is proof enough
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Spotted the Quanto 4WD today on the Mumbai Pune Expressway after the toll.

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Spotted the Quanto 4WD today on the Mumbai Pune Expressway after the toll.
To make this boxy structure a tempting proposition in the current indian market(with the advent of teh stylish Forrd ecosport & Nissan duster), M&M needs to do quite a lot in these segments..
1. Get the styling right with good curves on the tyres, the roof sloping at the end, probably some cliche body lines & a stylish bonnet design
2. The ground clearance of 180 mm is barely enough for a SUV.. would be awesome to have something ~200 mm.... Would suit right for a 4x4 SUV.
3. The headroom can be cut down by an inch... will take off that tall-boy look & also cater to the 'body roll' issue being faced in the quanto
4. The 3-cylinder engine pulling a 1600kg beast does take a toll on the FE... might help to take off some weight & get it under 1400 kg for a better FE.

I so hope that some of M&M engineers/designers working on this mini-beast give the above suggestions a thought & implement these... Might just turn out to be another 'Glamour crest' in the M&M kitty.
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