Mumbai: The date is finally out: Mahindra will launch the Marazzo MPV on September 3, 2018. Known as the U321 to most for the longest time, Mahindra’s upcoming MPV finally has its official name – it’s called the Marazzo. The Marazzo name has been derived from a word in the Basque language, which translates to ‘shark’ in English.
The Marazzo is the first Mahindra passenger vehicle to be co-developed by its Research Valley, in Chennai, and its North American Technical Centre, and has been co-designed by 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, with several elements inside and out styled to mimic certain aspects of a shark. The Marazzo MPV will be offered in seven- and eight-seat configurations.