Mahindra and Mahindra has launched its new Sports Utility Vehicle XUV 500 in Pune on Thursday. The official launch in Delhi is scheduled today. The new XUV is priced at Rs. 10.80 to 12.9 lakh ranges from W6, W8 and W8 AWD.
The new Mahindra XUV 500 is unmatched in terms of style, performance, technology, safety and comfort, providing customers a truly complete driving experience. Bold and glorious lines that trace the world’s most agile animal in action, namely the cheetah, contribute to the elegant styling and visual impact – an intimidating jaw-like honeycomb grill, the unique paw styled vertical door handles and muscular wheel arches – all add to what seems to be the vehicle’s innate desire to pounce!
The XUV 500 is available in 3 exciting variants & 7 attractive shades to suit a variety of tastes – be it masculine and powerful or contemporary and classy. These include Satin White, Tuscan Red, Opulent Purple, Amazon Green, Moon dust Silver, Volcano Black and Dolphin Grey.
• Equipped with 2.2 L mHawk 140, direct injection diesel engine, 5th generation variable Geometry Turbocharger (VGT).
• It generates maximum power of 140PS @3750rpm & torque of 330Nm @1600rpm with 6-speed manual transmissions.
• New XUV comes with front suspension McPherson type with anti-roll bar while, rear suspension is Multi-link type with anti-roll bar.
• It looks robust with 17 inch, P235/65 R17 Tubeless Tyre.
• Micro hybrid technology gives new XUV, a smarter look with integrated music system (CD/MP3, iPod & USB) connectivity.
• Intelligent light sensing headlamps & smart rain sensing wipers comfort the driving, while racing styled twin exhaust embedded with thrill.
Prices (Ex-Showroom, Delhi):
XUV 500 W6: Rs. 10.8 Lakh
XUV 500 W8: Rs. 11.95 Lakh
XUV 500 W8 AWD: Rs. 12.88 Lakh
The XUV 500 is meshed with the 5th generation VGT which takes it from 0-60kmph in a mere 5.4 seconds. Despite all this unadulterated power, the XUV 500 gives you up to 15.1 kms per litre (ARAI-certified). A high torque at low engine revs allows the vehicle to handle city traffic with ease, while the Dual Mass Flywheel ensures rattle-free driving pleasure.
A true driver’s delight as well…
A high calibre, twin-pod instrument cluster with seriously sporty 3D designs and an exquisite waterfall style central bezel combine to give you the feel of a highly evolved piece of machinery. The driver’s seat is ergonomically designed with 8 different adjustments including height and complete lumbar support adjustment.
Independent AC vents with fully automatic climate control double HVAC cools all corners of this spacious SUV with individual controls for each passenger. The car’s stylish exterior is aptly complemented by the elegantly crafted two tone pure leather interiors, replete with intuitively placed storage units, which include a cool box and an inbuilt laptop holder.
The steering wheel of the XUV 500 has been designed with an enhanced capacity to control various features. Its tilt and telescopic adjustment allows personalisation to suit your needs.