Mahindra to make luxury Bolero Camper Gold trucks
Published On Mar 04, 2022
Partners with Campervan Factory to manufacture budget-friendly double-cabin Bolero campers to cater to the burgeoning caravan tourism segment in India.
To serve the growing demand for the caravan tourism segment with value for money, affordable vehicles, Mahindra and Mahindra has signed a collaboration agreement with Campervan Factory – a research-based, IIT Madras-incubated caravan manufacturing company – to launch budget-friendly luxury campers in India.
These well-equipped campers based on the double-cab Bolero Camper Gold platform will cater to the self-drive tourism segment that is gaining popularity in the country. Mahindra Bolero Pikup range is most popular vehicles in India's last-mile delivery segment.
This is the first time that an Indian automotive OEM has ventured into the caravan segment in India. As a part of this agreement, Mahindra will introduce innovative campervan designs and models in India that match international standards.
These will be developed with assistance from IIT Madras Advanced Manufacturing Technology Development Centre (AMTDC), International Centre for Clean Water (ICCW) for water management and waste disposal solutions and Saint Gobain Research Centre for their expertise in glazed solutions.
Highly Capable Pickup
The Bolero Camper Gold pickup is a highly proven and well-established pickup serving the commercial and personal segment in India. Available in a single and double cabin, the Camper is an efficient vehicle packed with powerful engines and aggregates along with the latest features.
The Bolero Camper Gold starts at approximately ₹ 9 lakh, ex-showroom price. Like the rest of the other Bolero pickup models, the Camper gets a robust and reliable engine that promises you a mileage of 13-15 kmpl range. This pickup comes with a large size and strong cargo deck offering 1000 kg of payload, the GVW is 2735 kg. You can also check out the top-pick trucks in India for all last-mile cargo, logistics and transport needs.
The Mahindra Bolero Gold Camper luxury camper trucks will be offered with a range of facilities, including smart water solutions, beautifully designed fittings and comfortable interiors to cater to all travellers. Each camper truck will offer a sleeping facility for four, a sitting and dining facility for four, a restroom fitted with a bio-toilet and a shower, a complete kitchen with a mini-fridge and microwave, an air-conditioner (optional), and a complete multimedia experience, including television and other conveniences.
The pocket-friendly caravan will be easy to operate and drive, and won’t require special driving skills, making it easy for tour operators to rent these caravans out as self-drive campers. This will also be beneficial for tourists as it will provide them with privacy and safety. With these campers, one has the freedom to venture out to any part of the country, even to remote spots. The Bolero Camper Gold double-truck which forms the base for these campers is a proven vehicle, and acknowledged for its reliability, performance, efficiency, ruggedness and capability to handle the toughest of terrains.
Caravan Tourism has found favour from various State Governments and they have announced many initiatives to support the industry, like the establishment of Caravan Parks. States of Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and many others have already announced caravan policies and are promoting them extensively. Many other State governments are expected to announce its Caravan Tourism programme shortly.