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Mahindra launches petrol-powered XUV500

India Blooms 2017-12-05 19:15:44

Mumbai, Dec 5 (IBNS): Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.),a leading SUV manufacturer, on Tuesday announced the introduction of a new petrol variant of its premium SUV, the XUV500.

The petrol powered XUV500 will be available in a single variant with a 6-speed automatic transmission sourced from AISIN, Japan.

Named as the ‘G AT’ variant, the XUV500 petrol automatic will be priced at Rs.15.49 lacs (ex-showroom Delhi) and will be available in select cities with immediate effect.

Under the hood, the newly introduced XUV500 G AT variant will be powered by 2.2 litre mHawk petrol engine that generates 140 HP (103 KW) power & 320 Nm torque.

The XUV500 G AT variant is equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission which has features like the creep function and manual mode option.

The XUV500 portfolio will now have a petrol variant.

According to Veejay Ram Nakra, Chief of Sales & Marketing - Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd , “Since its launch, the XUV500 has been a trendsetter in the premium SUV segment with a great value proposition plus head-turning style and a plethora of hi-tech features. The introduction of the XUV500 G AT petrol variant will excite consumers who have been eagerly awaiting a petrol option. The G AT variant delivers impressive performance that has come to be synonymous with the XUV500.”