Down Under there is more news
beyond cricket. Mahindra Automotive Australia Pty LTD (MAAPL) has launched the
Automatic Transmission version of the New Age XUV500 in Australia. The
Automatic Option will be available in 2 variants - W8 2WD and W8 AWD with prices
starting from an $31,900 for the W8 2WD variant.
The 7 seater New Age XUV500
offers a 2nd generation 6-speed automatic transmission with an AWD option. The
all new Automatic Transmission has been sourced from leading global supplier,
AISIN, Japan. The new vehicle takes the driving experience to the next level
with easy cruising on city roads as well as on challenging terrains.
Pravin Shah, President &
Chief Executive (Automotive), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, "With its
winning combination of aspirational styling, advanced technology, safety
features, comfort and convenience, the XUV500 has created a niche for itself
and has been a game changer in the premium SUV segment. In fact it has become
one of the fastest selling SUVs to reach the 150,000 vehicles sales milestone
in just 4 years. At Mahindra, it is our constant endeavour to offer advanced
and accessible technologies to our customers. The XUV500 already has many
technology firsts to its credit and now we have further pushed the boundaries
with the introduction of the AISIN Automatic Transmission in the XUV500. I am
sure that the XUV500 Automatic will be an instant hit with our customers in
Mahesh Kaskar, National
Manager of Mahindra Ag & Auto Australia added “The XUV 500 Automatic with
its numerous features and competitive pricing, is a great package. We are
confident that it will be well accepted in Australia and will be a game changer
for Mahindra’s automotive operations in the country.”
The New Age XUV500 sports a
sculpted exterior including a distinctive new front grille with chrome inserts,
new static bending headlamps with stylish light guides, unique fog lamps with a
chrome bezel, stylish new 43cm (17-inch) alloy wheels and rear chrome appliqué.
The vehicle also offers customers an 18 cm (7-inch) touchscreen infotainment
system with GPS, and premium new interiors, including plush leather seats.
Source: Mahindra & Mahindra