Mumbai: Mahindra opens XUV300 bookings for launch in Feb
Mumbai, Jan 12: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (M&M), a part of the US $20.7 billion Mahindra Group, announced that bookings for the XUV300, its stylish new Compact SUV model, would begin at Mahindra dealerships across India from today. The eagerly awaited XUV300 will be launched in February 2019.
Veejay Ram Nakra, chief of Sales & Marketing, M&M Ltd said, “The XUV300 is a very exciting and comprehensive package that will compete with SUVs in the Rs 8-12 lac (former showroom) price range. The XUV300 promises not just the most fun-to-drive performance in the segment, but also first-in-class hi-tech features and best-in-class safety. Its seven airbags are the highest number offered on any five-seater, not just in the compact SUV segment, but also in the mid-size sedan segment.
Segment-first features such as dual-zone fully automatic climate control and front parking sensors are thoughtful new features keeping consumer expectations in mind.
We are certain that the XUV300 will help us redefine the growing compact SUV segment in India.”
The XUV300 will offer an exciting and unbeatable combination of head-turning and cheetah-inspired design, ‘fun-to-drive’ performance, first-in-class hi-tech features, best-in-class safety and class-defining interiors.
Head-turning, Cheetah-inspired design
The XUV300‘s headlamps integrate with the fog lamps forming a Cheetah-like tear-duct, while the pronounced wheel arches are inspired from the muscular haunches of the Cheetah. Its modern grille, sculpted bonnet, pronounced shoulder and body lines, along with its elevated stance, give the XUV300 a bold and charismatic road presence. The dual LED DRLs and bold LED tail lamps, create an indelible visual signature.
The XUV300 will come with both petrol and diesel engine options and will deliver a thrilling, fun-to-drive performance. The new model will offer segment-leading torque of 300 Nm for the 1.5L diesel engine and 200 Nm for the 1.2L petrol engine.
The XUV300 will be the first compact SUV to offer seven airbags, including a knee airbag for the driver, ensuring complete safety for all the occupants. The XUV300 will also offer disc brakes on all four wheels as standard on all variants.
First-in-class hi-tech features
It will offer segment-first features like dual-zone fully automatic climate control and front parking sensors.
The XUV300 will offer best-in-class width and the longest wheelbase creating ample space inside its cabin to comfortably seat five adults. The XUV300’s premium leatherette seats, stylish dual-tone dashboard and an electric sunroof, make the in-cabin experience exciting and comfortable.
The XUV300 will be available in three variants – W4, W6 and W8. Features like airbags, ABS, disc brakes on all four wheels, six speed transmission, LED tail lamps, all four power windows etc, will be standard across all variants. In addition, the XUV300 will also come with an option pack variant – W8 (O) - which would have additional technology and safety features.
The XUV300 will be built at the company’s manufacturing facility at Nashik in Maharashtra and will be launched in February 2019. Bookings for the XUV300 would be open at Mahindra dealerships across India and the official brand website, starting today.
Social media addresses for Mahindra XUV300:
• Brand website - www.mahindraXUV300.com
• Facebook – @mahindraxuv300.official
• Twitter – @Mahindra_XUV300
• Instagram – @mahindraxuv300
• Hashtags – #MahindraXUV300
The Mahindra Group is a USD 20.7 billion federation of companies that enables people to rise through innovative mobility solutions, driving rural prosperity, enhancing urban living, nurturing new businesses and fostering communities. It enjoys a leadership position in utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership in India and is the world’s largest tractor company by volume. It also enjoys a strong presence in agribusiness, aerospace, commercial vehicles, components, defense, logistics, real estate, renewable energy, speedboats and steel, amongst other businesses. Headquartered in India, Mahindra employs over 2,40,000 people across 100 countries.
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