Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd
unveiled its global two wheeler and racing prowess at the 13th edition of Auto
Expo 2016. The product display included the unveiling of an All New MGP3O
racing motorcycle for the 2016 season by Mahindra Racing, the Indian showcasing
of its electric two wheeler, GenZe 2.0 as well as the announcement of the
exciting Mojo Tribe Riders Club.
Present from Mahindra were
Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group, Dr. Pawan Goenka, Executive Director,
Mahindra and Mahindra, Rajesh Jejurikar,
President & Chief Executive, Farm Equipment & Two Wheeler Division,
Mahindra & Mahindra, Vish Palekar, President and CEO, Mahindra GenZe,
Ruzbeh Irani, Chairman, Mahindra Racing, Vinod Sahay, Chief Operating Officer,
Mahindra Two Wheelers and Mufaddal Choonia, CEO, Mahindra Racing.
The 2016 MGP3O is a
significantly upgraded motorcycle in almost every area as Mahindra Racing aims
to fight at the front of the highly competitive Moto3 World Championship in
The new bike has been
developed at Mahindra Racing’s European headquarters at Besozzo near Varese in
Italy, part of the Indian automotive and technology giant’s ‘neural network’ of
research and development centres located around the world.
Changes to the 2016
specification MGP3O have focussed on improved power delivery and acceleration,
top speed and further improvements to Mahindra’s highly praised handling
besides a host of other changes to improve the quick serviceability of the
motorcycle. A new engine, gearbox and aerodynamic package is matched by several
refinements to the chassis and electrical components. All these changes combine to offer greater
performance in tune with a new double exhaust system developed by Arrow.
The new Mahindra MGP3O will be
campaigned by factory entry Team Aspar with retained talented young riders
Pecco Bagnaia (age 19, ITA) and Jorge Martin (age 18, SPA). Three Mahindra
customer teams will see six further MGP3O machines on the grid in the hands of
Team CIP, the Outox Reset Drink Team; and MTA Team Italia: all running two
New to the Mahindra family in
MotoGP is Peugeot Motocycles factory team, SP Racing. An impressive line up of
Frenchman Alexis Masbou (age 28) and Briton John McPhee (age 21) will contest
the Moto3 World Championship on an MGP3O derived Peugeot.
Mahindra GenZe, the leader in
all-electric two-wheel transportation alternatives unveiled the GenZe 2.0 at
the Auto Expo, the first connected all-electric scooter. The GenZe 2.0 is
designed to help alleviate challenges associated with urban commuting, parking,
congestion and pollution. It has a removable lithium-ion battery that can be
recharged at any standard electrical outlet, providing optimal freedom and ease
Mahindra Two Wheelers today
announced the launch of the Mojo Tribe, a club meant exclusively for owners of
the recently launched Mojo motorcycle. The club brings together a group of
biker enthusiasts who navigate every turn to welcome the magic of possibility,
the lure of freedom, the excitement of adventure and the power of untold tales.
Source: Mahindra & Mahindra
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