Pune : A leading car manufacturing company of India Mahindra & Mahindra launched its new global sports utility vehicle XUV 500 on Thursday. The vehicle is available in three models, for the base variant W6 you have to pay Rs. 10.80 lakh, for the W6 model Rs. 11.95 lakh and for the fully-loaded 4-wheel drive W8 AWD, you have to pay Rs. 12.88 lakh. These are the starting ex-showroom price in Delhi. The bookings for the vehicle are starting from Saturday at Mahindra dealerships in Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Bangalore and Chennai. The vehicle is going to launch in South Africa tommorow. The company also planning to cover European market as well.
Company’s chairman Anand Mahindra said,
“It’s more than just steel, glass and rubber. It is a no-excuses value proposition that our customers have always dreamt of. True to Mahindra’s Rise philosophy, every launch is a platform for the next car. The XUV 500 will get us the high seat in global auto world. It is a strong and bold step towards becoming a globally recognized SUV brand.“
“In the next six months, it will be launched in Australia, South and Central America, Western Europe and SAARC countries.”
A company source said on the launch that the price of the XUV500 could be revised after three months, depending on commodity prices and other input costs.
The vehicle is powered by 2.2-litre M-Hawk engine. The vehicle equipped with a host of safety features like ABS, EBD, ESP and six airbags to meets better safety norms. The four wheel driving vehicle has disc brakes abound on all four wheels, which provides the vehicle a better control also in hilly areas.
The XUV500 is available in 7 attractive shades Satin White, Tuscan Red, Opulent Purple, Amazon Green, Moondust Silver, Volcano Black and Dolphin Grey.