Mumbai, December 5, 2017
Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd (M&M Ltd), India’s leading SUV manufacturer today 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 six-speed automatic transmission sourced from Aisin, Japan. Named as the ‘G AT’ variant, the XUV500 petrol automatic will be competitively 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 the indigenously developed 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 along with a wide range of diesel variants.
According to Veejay Ram Nakra, Chief of Sales and Marketing - Automotive Division, M&M Ltd, “Since its launch, the XUV500 has been a trend-setter 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.”
The car comes with a seven inch touchscreen infotainment system, static bending headlamps with intelligent light sensing. For connectivity purposes the SUV can be connected to a Smartphone with Android Auto. It also possess an emergency call system in case of an accident or crash coupled with safety systems like ABS with EBD, ESP with rollover mitigation, cruise control, and dual airbags.