Mahindra is a leading Indian originated automobile firm, and has invested a great deal in efficient and stylish Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV’s). Mahindra SUV’s are popular in overseas markets of US, and South Africa. The new Quanto 2.2 L and XUV500 AT have recently been launched in Algeria.
The Algerian spec Quanto is vastly different from the measurements used in Indian made car, it is tailored with five seats, and the rear compartment has split Yoga seat. The mechanical dimensions of the car are powerful with potent diesel turbo 2.2 liter engine that pumps out 280Nm peak torque and 120 hp power. The engine is mated to five speed manual transmission gearbox. The variant launched in Algerian markets is called C8, and costs 19,999,00 in Algerian Dinar currency and on conversion to Indian rupees it is 15.28 lakhs. The car is packed with standard fun and reliable features such as electric mirrors, audio fittings on steering, world class music system with MP3, CD and radio amenities, air conditioning, power steering, dual airbags, and ABS.
Mahindra is among the first to invest in compact SUV segment with Quanto, the new car was displayed at the 2014 Auto Expo, with novel auto shift transmission technology. The new Quanto is tailored with the breakthrough (AMT) automated manual transmission technology, built on partnership basis with Ricardo. The car is mated to five speed transmission gearbox and packed with advanced technologies such as hydraulic actuation system and electronic control.
XUV500 is a seven seat car built with powerful 2.2 liter turbo diesel engine that pumps out 330Nm and 140hp. The engine is mated to six speed manual gearbox; the other transmission used in Algerian spec car is six speed automatic also used in Scorpio. The car is sold in 4×4 AWD W8, W8, and W6 versions with amazing features such as electronic mirrors, high-end music system with USB, MP3 and CD connectivity, air conditioner, trip computer, six airbags, ABS and ESP.
The price structure of W8 AT, W8 and W6 XUV500 variants in Indian currency are Rs 22.93 lakhs, 22.17 lakhs and 20.64 lakhs.
Mahindra SUV’s are exceedingly popular in Indian and overseas markets, Quanto and Mahindra XUV500 are built with super powerful engines that maneuver on harshest of harsh terrains with ease. The new Quanto is tailored with advanced AMT technology and has all the exciting features to enjoy a stress free drive and listen to quality music. XUV500 is draped with innovative monocoque chassis material, and is an extremely reliable model on rough terrains. The design structure of XUV500 is inspired by the swift movement of Cheetah.
It is interesting to learn that the new 2.2 liter Quanto and XUV500 AT are launched in Algeria, and the two cars are attractive mediums to get a taste of pioneering engineering skills of Indian established auto firms. As mentioned earlier Mahindra is among the first to experiment on top quality SUV’s tailored with advanced engineering theories, which has churned tremendous competitive, which has intensified to a greater level during the current strained economy. Years from now a Mahindra car will be present in every corner of the globe.