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Mahindra launches new SUV in Kolkata

Posted on Jan 22, 01:47PM | IBNS

Mahindra unveiled its latest SUV, the SsangYong Rexton, here on Tuesday.

The car has a 2.7litre, 184bhp power engine available in both manual and automotive transmissions and is priced at around Rs 18.73 lakh.

The car has stylish and luxury interiors with premium leather upholstery and auto day and night internal rear view mirror.

The seven-seater has a hill decent control to condition the acceleration of the car during downhill movement.

Chief executive, automotive division, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd., Pravin Shah said: "The Rexton is an international car with presence in more than 70 countries, after taking over SsangYoung Motors, the company always wanted to bring Rexton to India for the new generation of customers that has grown over the years. It is a technologically much ahead of other SUVs in this segment and we are quite confident about it."

He added that a recent research has shown that the demand for SUVs has grown over 59 per cnt and that of Mahindra has grown by 34 per cent.

The car has already been launched in nine other markets of the country including Delhi NCR, Mumbai and Chennai.

The car will be available in two variants, RX5 and RX7 and four colours - Satin White, Moondust Silver, Volcano Black and Opulent

(Reporting by Soumyajit Majumder, Images by Akash Goswami/IBNS)