On Monday, Mahindra & Mahindra announced the launch of a limited edition model of XUV500 Xclusive Edition. The limited edition sports utility vehicle is given a price tag of Rs 14.48 lakh as per the ex-showroom pricing in Mumbai. The vendor has added cosmetic additions given to the vehicle apart from using new equipments.
Regarding the launch of the XUV500 Xclusive Edition, Chief Marketing Officer of Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra, Vivek Nayer claimed that the XUV500 Xclusive Edition is capable of creating a new benchmark for exclusivity and premium-ness. With the new features, the limited edition model is expected to enhance the impressive appeal that the XUV500 has among fans and customers.
The XUV500 Xclusive Edition is given several new features such as electric sunroof, voice messaging system, reverse camera, hydraulic assisted bonnet, infotainment system with internet connectivity, illuminated scruff plates, aluminum pedals and anti-pinch driver window supports express up and down.
On the mechanical front, the XUV500 Xclusive Edition uses the same 2.2 litre four cylinder mHawk diesel engine teamed up with a six speed manual gearbox used in the XUV500. The vehicle can produce a torque of 330 Nm and a power of 140 bhp respectively. The XUV500 Xclusive Edition limited model comes with a front wheel drive variant and six speed manual transmission.
It is claimed that Mahindra & Mahindra will manufacture only 700 units of the XUV500 Xclusive Edition. These models are available only for the top notch W8 variant. The existing models arrive with advanced features such as ABS, six airbags, touchscreen system using satellite navigation and more. The limited edition model will come in two variants – one without powered driver seat costing Rs 14.49 lakh and one with six way driver seat for Rs 14.65 lakh. It is positioned between W8 FWD and W8 AWD models in the XUV lineup. The XUV500 carries the highlight of being the first SUV from Mahindra & Mahindra to come with monocoque chassis.