Mahindra XUV500 – Specifications,Features and Price
M&M plans to launch its new SUV christened the XUV500 on 28th of this month.Both the two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive versions of XUV500 are to be unveiled together.This new global SUV is the first monocoque vehicle of Mahindra and is positioned above the Scorpio by Mahindra.
XUV500 will be powered by a transversely located 2.2-litre mHawk engine and a new transaxle which will churn out a power of around 140bhp.The company also plans for a twin turbo version in the future to increase the power range up to 170bhp.The estimated torque to be produced by the transverse engine will be around 32.6kgm.The new SUV features an all-new cable-operated gearbox with five and six-speed options.
The car holds a lot of good features which include traction control,ESP and hill descent control.It has got perfect proportions and looks and an attractive curved Mahindra grille.The high mounted,swept back headlamps of XUV500 also looks attractive.The rising beltline and tapered roof present in it offers an air of compactness.
The three variants to be launched are Base,Top and Top+ signify the kit level.The top-end model has features such as ABS, EBD, ESP and TCS.It also features Micro-hybrid technology and alloy wheels with all wheel disc brakes.Touch screen infotainment system along with a refrigerator is present in select variants.The tentative price range of XUV500 is Rs.13 lakhs to Rs.16 lakhs.