Thursday, September 29, 2011

XUV 500 - Most hottest car from Mahindra

At last today is the day , for the official launch of Mahindra & Mahindra’s hottest car in India , the XUV 500. Yeah I know all of them are eagerly watch for 9:00 for it official launch in mahindraxuv500.com , unfortunately the site is down due to heavy traffic. Now need to search for the youtube upload. In what range it comes ? Its in between the SUV and Premium SUV(Premium SUV range which comprises of the Chevrolet Captiva,Toyota Fortuner, Honda CR-V,Mitubishi Outlander).The base model starts with Ex-Showroom(Delhi) price of 10.8 Lakhs. So its a real competitor for the recently release Tata Aria 4x4 which has the starting tag of 11.5 Lakhs.

Some of the specification/features of XUV 500 are
1)    Powered by a 2.2-litre M-Hawk engine
2)    140bhp , 330Nm of torque
3)    Six-speed manual gearbox,front wheel drive transfer case(Base mode)
4)    High end models have all wheel drive layout
5)    Front end treatment with projector headlamps
6)    LED day-time running lights
7)    Large front bumper with streaked air dam
8)    Recessed fog lamps
9)    Disc brakes abound on all four wheels
10)    ABS, EBD plus ESP,Traction control, Hill decent control
11)    Driver and front passenger air bags
12)    Hill descent control for top end models
13)    ARAI certified mileage of XUV500 is 15.1 kmpl
14)    Static bending projector head lamps with LED parking lights
15)    6-inch monochrome infotainment display, Glass embedded antenna
16)    Integrated music system with CD/MP3, iPod & USB connectivity
17)    4-Door speakers with 2 tweeters on dashboard
18)    DIS in-built in infotainment system, Intellipark
19)    Smart rain sensing wipers, Intelligent light sensing headlamps
20)    Digital immobiliser, Digital trip & tachometer, Disc brakes on all wheels
21)    Dual airbags (Driver + Passenger), ABS with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
22)    Side impact beams, Crumple zones for crash protection, Tubeless tyres
23)    Full wheel caps, Racing-styled twin exhaust, Front and rear fog lamps
24)    Chrome Scuff plate for 1st and 2nd row, Streamlined Roof-rails, Cladding strips
25)    Sporty dual tone interiors, Cubic-printed centre console with metal accents, Twin pod cluster with 3D-dials
26)    Tilt power steering, Fully automatic temperature control (FATC) & dual HVAC
27)    Premium fabric seats, Power-foldable and adjustable ORVMs
28)    Centre arm rest with cup holders in 2nd row, Height adjustable seat belts (front row)
29)    8-way adjustable seats including height and lum, bar adjust (driver's side)
30)    Cruise, audio, phone controls & voice command switches on steering
31)    Power windows with driver side express down, Remote tail gate opening
32)    Flip key with remote central locking, Storage spaces on centre console
33)    Reading lamps in all 3 rows, Conversation mirror, Tinted solar-reflecting glass
34)    Mobile charging points, Rear washer, wiper and de-fogger
35)    Follow-me home headlamps, Lead-me-to vehicle lamps, Illuminated key rings
36)    Puddle lamps, Entry assist lamp, Door ajar lamps, Camping lamp
37)    Remote fuel lid opener (electrically operated), Glove box with laptop holder
38)    Flexi seat configuration for convenient storage (60:40 fold 2nd row, 50:50 3rd Row)
39)    Flat fold 2nd and 3rd row seats, Umbrella holder
40)   Reverse parking sensors/Reverse guide system and Cruise control plus Traction control

Premium features include
1) Leather upholstery, 6-inch colour touch screen infotainment display, DVD player
2) GPS Navigation with touch-screen and audio support, Tyre-tronics
3) Side & curtain airbags, Electronic Stability Program (ESP) with rollover mitigation
4) Hill Hold and Hill Descent control, Alloy wheels, Telescopic steering

Ex Showroom price
Mahindra XUV 500 W8 4 wheel drive - Rs 10.80 lakhs
Mahindra XUV 500 W8 2 wheel drive - Rs 11.95 lakhs
Mahindra XUV 500 W8 4 wheel drive - Rs 12.88 lakhs

Comfort features include
1) Power steering, Power windows, Remote central locking/Keyless entry system
2) Climate control system, very unique design for AC vents
3) Dash integrated music system, AUX, Bluetooth and USB support
4) 8-way adjustment for driver's seat, Electrically adjustable and retractable ORVMs
5) Global positioning system, AC vents for rear passengers, DVD player
6) Dual-tone theme for upholstery, dashboard and central console

Colors available
1) Satin White
2) Volcano Black
3) Amazon Green
4) Moondust Silver
5) Tuscan Red
6) Opulant Purple
7) Dolphin Grey

Initial production capacity of 2,000 units a month.As per the plan the same will be launched in South Africa tomorrow. "In the next six months, it will be launched in Australia, South and Central America, Western Europe and SAARC countries," M&M President (Automotive and Farm Equipment) Pawan Goenka told reporters