Multix – India’s first
Personal Utility Vehicle by Eicher Polaris Private Ltd. (a 50:50 JV between
Eicher Motors Ltd. and Polaris Industries Inc. of USA) is all set to start its
journey to Nepal. Eicher Polaris Private Limited flagged-off its first lot of
Multix from the company’s plant in Kukas industrial area in Jaipur on May 22,
As a gradual next step towards
expansion and growth in the sub-continent, Eicher Polaris Private Ltd. has
appointed M/S. Baba Automata, Lalitpur 8, Kathmandu, Nepal as its first
distributor in Nepal. The export- ready, Multix is a purpose-built and
custom-designed automotive solution that is creating a new category in the
Pankaj Dubey, Chief Executive Officer
& Director, Eicher Polaris Private Ltd, says, “...Multix was launched with
a purpose to serve as an ideal automotive solution for an existing need-gap in
the market; catering to the independent businessman who found current solutions
sub-optimal. Consumer response to Multix in India has been encouraging and
Nepal made logical sense to accomplish success in the region. Multix is a
ground-up innovation designed and engineered to propel independent businesses
many folds. We are confident that it will act as an enabler to independent
businessmen in Nepal.”
The Multix is designed and engineered
to suit a family, business and power generation needs of the consumer. Multix
has a generous cabin space that can comfortably seat a family of five along
with luggage. Multix can be converted to create large storage space of 1918
liters. In just 3-minutes, the vehicle can be configured for seating a family
to larger boot space in order to cater to the business needs of the consumer.
It is equipped with
first-of-its-kind Pro Ride– independent suspension system, which coupled with
its best in class ground clearance of 225mm, delivers good ride experience on
all kinds of roads. Powered by a diesel engine, Multix gives a mileage of 28.45
kmpl. It has a unique tubular frame structure and Roll-Over Protection System
(ROPS) that provides structural stability. The vehicle delivers superior energy
efficiency & durability through its Flexituff body. It has undergone over
18,00,000 km equivalent of rigorous testing for off-road reliability, safety
& durability and has been tested on one of the world’s toughest testing
tracks abroad as well as in India on specially built test tracks.
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