The XUV700 has been a runaway success for Mahindra. The firm bagged over 70,000 bookings for its new flagship SUV earlier than Diwali final yr, and now Mahindra XUV700 has crossed the 1.5 lakh bookings mark in simply over 11 months since launch. Mahindra introduced crossing the milestone through its social media handles. While the corporate celebrates its achievement with the XUV700, it reportedly nonetheless has over 1 lakh pending bookings – due to the continuing world semiconductor chip scarcity prompted because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Announcing the crossing of 1.5 lakh bookings mark, the corporate stated through a social media publish, “A milestone that marks our excellence. Here’s to crossing 1.5 Lakh bookings. We are grateful to all our customers for this overwhelming response.”
Launched in September, the brand new Mahindra XUV700 hit the bottom operating racking up bookings at a fast fee. The first set of 25,000 bookings have been exhausted throughout the first hour of the order books opening on September 7 with the second lot of 25,000 items additionally picked up inside two hours of the order books re-opening the next month. The 1 lakh quantity was crossed inside 4 months of launch and despatched ready durations hovering. Mahindra’s new mid-sizer is out there with a pair of petrol and diesel engines throughout two mannequin traces – the bottom MX collection and the extra kitted out AX (AdrenoX) collection – with the latter offering the choice for three-rows of seating, computerized gearbox choices and all-wheel drive.
The petrol variants of the SUV makes use of Mahindra’s new 2.0-litre mStallion turbo-petrol engine placing out 197bhp and a meaty 280Nm of torque throughout all variants. Moving to the diesel the SUV makes use of Mahindra’s 2.2-litre four-cylinder mHawk turbo-diesel unit in two states of tune – creating 153bhp and 360Nm within the MX collection and a stronger 182hp and 420Nm (with the guide gearbox) or 450Nm (when paired with the automated) within the AX collection. A 6-speed guide gearbox is customary throughout the vary with the AX fashions additionally obtainable with a 6-speed torque converter computerized. Mahindra launched the XUV700 again on August 15 final yr with an introductory value of Rs 11.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), and the costs have since risen, and now begin at Rs 13.18 lakh (ex-showroom).