Wednesday, 10 October 2012

Mahindra XUV 5OO launched in Italy at an introductory price of 22,932 Euros (Rs 15.58 Lac)

We last reported you that Mahindra would start exporting their best selling SUV in India, "The XUV 5OO" to Europe and here they start with Italy as one of the markets. The Indian SUV maker has launched the SUV in Italy with an introductory price of 22,932 Euros, amounting to apprx. 15.5 lac INR. In order to increase car buyer confidence in the XUV500, Mahindra is offering a 5 year-100,000 kilometer warranty on the Euro-spec XUV500.

The European market would be getting only the top end W8 variant which means the SUV would be fully loaded and the only major change that comes from the Indian version is the left hand drive which is right hand  drive in India, Australia and South Africa where XUV 5OO is currently exported. All other remains the same as seen on the top end variant of Indian market with the unchanged version even under the hood - 2.2L mHawk 4 cylinder engine delivering 140 bhp-330Nm torque.

The turbo petrol motor will produce a peak power of about 156 Bhp and a peak torque of 280 Nm. After Italy, the next European country which will get the XUV500 is Spain. Currently, Mahindra exports the XUV500 to Australia, South Africa and Italy, with more markets to be added in due course of time.


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