Mahindra XUV 500 - Power packed Muscle car in India

Thursday 18 September 2014, 08:00 AM by

Talk about stylish SUV's in the country and the Mahindra's XUV 500 immediately gets referenced. The muscular beast XUV 500 from Mahindra had been launched in a limited edition variant named 'Limited Edition Sportz'. The Sportz variant had been launched in India at an attractive price tag of about 13.68 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai). The special edition boasted of features like leather seats, DVD, CD, MP3, six-inch touch screen infotainment system with GPS, FM, USB, iPod connectivity, driver information system, fully automatic temperature control with dual HVAC, cruise control, smart rain and light sensors, projector head lights and LED parking lights among few others.

Mahindra XUV 500 - Power packed Muscle car in India |
Mahindra XUV 500 - Power packed Muscle car in India

A while ago Mahindra XUV 500 reportedly achieved the 1 lakhs sales mark in the country. Speaking more on the achievement, Ashok Thakur, CEO of Mahindra SA, said, “Mahindra products not only offer very good value for money, but are also reliable and durable, which has resulted in steady sales growth in the decade we have been in South Africa. Often a motor company launches a higher priced model to mark an anniversary or special occasion, but we decided to introduce the W4 model of the XUV500 to make this even more affordable.” The Hybrid version of XUV 500 showcased at the Auto Expo event had a lot of visitors awestruck with the vehicle's distinctive styling.

The ‘Cheetah-Inspired’ styling on Mahindra XUV 500 has caught the fancy of many SUV lovers in the local as well as international markets. The one lakh sales achievement is quite a feat given the fact that the vehicle has been around for not more than three years. The vehicle has been quite popular since its launch way back in the year 2011, when Mahindra and Mahindra, had created a storm in the Indian automotive circuit with the bold, rugged, yet stylish looking SUV named XUV 500. The Mahindra XUV 500 is available in both two wheel and four wheel drive options. The masculine SUV is powered by 2179CC, mHawk140, Direct injection diesel engine 5th generation Variable Geometry Turbo charger (VGT) engine that generates an impressive 140 Bhp of power with 330 Nm of torque. The vehicle gets Borg Warner developed, Intelligent All Wheel Drive technology that puts you in complete control of the vehicle irrespective of heavy rainfall, slippery surfaces or snowfall situations. With the recent 1 lakh sales achievement figures, the brand speaks for itself on its success in the Indian market. Moreover, the vehicle is loaded with interesting set of features that keeps it distinctively ahead in terms of competition in its segment.

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