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Mahindra XUV500

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After the launch of the new Mahindra XUV500 at MGM Motors Mahindra Polokwane on Thursday evening, there will always be a good story to tell behind the steering wheel of the Mahindra when taking on the challenging scenery of Limpopo.
Mahindra’s slogan, May your life be full of stories, is sure to be a dream come true if you consider all the bells and whistles added to the this luxurious crossover. Tens of potential clients and existing Mahindra owners were invited to launch and most expectations were exceeded.
The bold Mahindra XUV500 is inspired by the cheetah with all kinds of features in the design resembling that of the cheetah. Cutting edge technology takes the Mahindra XUV500 to new level sophistication whilst the heightened luxury and refinement of the interior will ensure that you feel that you have already arrived.
Together with dynamic torque from the powerful 2,2 litre mHawk engine, featuring a fifth generation variable geometry turbocharger, and enhanced independent suspension to ensure a pleasurable driving experience and superior handling on any terrain, the all new XUV500 has come of age.
The XUV500 has had more than just a cursory nip and tuck. Upfront, the new static bending headlamps with light guides integrate perfectly with the stylish new grille, whilst the introduction of black detailing running down to the bold chrome of the newly designed fog lamps pick up on the cheetah’s unmistakeable tear ducts. The bonnet has also been raised to better express the sleek, strong shoulder line of the cheetah.
The plush new all-black leather and climate controlled interior is only the beginning. Open the doors and puddle lamps will show you where to place your feet. The driver seat is eight-way adjustable with fully adjustable tilt and telescopic steering to ensure the perfect driving position.
The driver infotainment system delivers crystal clear audio throughout the vehicle and is operated via a 7” colour touch screen display.
The advanced technology in the XUV500will also ensure your safety with six airbags, intelligent all wheel drive technology, Electronic Stability Programme (ESP), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and hill descent en hill hold control.
The 2,2 diesel engine delivers 103 kW at 3 750 rpm with torque measured at 330 Nm between 1 600 and 2 800 rpm with are complimented by a six speed manual transmission.
For a test drive or more information visit Mahindra Polokwane at 106 Landdros Maré Street or call them on 015 287 9660.

RC Myburgh
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Thea Maré and Dedré Leonard are impressed with the luxurious interior.

Thea Maré and Dedré Leonard are impressed with the luxurious interior.

Mahindra owner, Gordon Pinn is impressed with the new Mahindra XUV500.

Mahindra owner, Gordon Pinn is impressed with the new Mahindra XUV500.

Wilson Abraham and his son, Rupin check out the interior of the Mahindra.

Wilson Abraham and his son, Rupin check out the interior of the Mahindra.