This Mahindra could have been brilliant!

Alas, it's not.

Here's something you've never heard before: The Mahindra XUV300 is one helluva drive and one of the most enjoyable foot-planting experiences I have had in a while. ​

The 1500 turbodiesel is rather lovely to be honest - yes, said with pretentious accent and all - and we're rather impressed. The experience was sturdy, soft, almost eloquent and, hear this, it was all very nice to look at. Indeed, we liked it very much until we didn't...