Mahindra unveils racing motorcycles
Mahindra Two Wheelers Ltd. (MTWL), a part of the USD 16.7 billion Mahindra Group, on Thursday unveiled two motorcycles inspired by Mahindra Racing - the new Mahindra Mojo and the advanced Mahindra Centuro with Disc Brakes.
The Mojo has a powerful 300c liquid cooled engine.
The new Centuro Disc Brake version (Centuro O1-D) will be powered by Mahindra's indigenously developed intelligent MCi-5 (Micro Chip ignited-5 curve) engine delivering a power output of 8.5 BHP @ 7500 RPM and an astounding mileage of 85.4 kmpl (ARAI). It will come with internationally patented Anti Theft Alarm with Engine Immobilizer as well as disc brakes and tubeless tyres for added safety.
In addition to this, it also provides consumers with a range of features like an encrypted Remote Flip Key, Find Me Lamps, Guide Lamps, digital dashboard with distance-to-empty (DTE) and Economy Mode indicator as well as Service Reminder indicator on the dashboard. All these features are complimented by a 5 year Warranty.
Speaking at the event, Anoop Mathur, President - Two Wheeler Sector & Member of the Group Executive Board, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, "We are very pleased to unveil the stunning new Mojo which I am sure will have bikers across the country excited. The Mojo is the result of strong technological capabilities we have built at our R&D center, our network of global partnerships and the expertise of our successful Mahindra Racing team."
Mathur said: "We are also pleased to unveil the new Centuro with disc brakes which takes an advanced, feature rich motorcycle to a new level of performance and safety. We continue to be focused on our strategic intent of being a "Consumer Inspired, Technology Led" company."
Mahindra Racing is the only Indian team to participate in the FIM MotoGP World Motorcycle Racing Championship, and showcased its winning 2013 MGP30 racer in India at the Auto Expo for the first time.
Mahindra Two Wheelers also displayed two concept visualizations, a Scrambler and Cafe Racer, built by individual custom houses on the Mahindra Centuro platform.
The Centuro has crossed 125,000 units in sales within 7 months since launch.
The company also commenced the New Year on a high note registering a 200 percent growth in sales in January 2014.
(Posted on 06-02-2014)