The Mahindra XUV 500 is a mid-size SUV produced by the Indian automobile company Mahindra & Mahindra. The XUV500 was designed and developed at Mahindra‘s design and vehicle build center in Nashik and Chennai, and is manufactured in Mahindra‘s Chakan & Nashik plant, India. During its manufacturing, the car was code named ‘W201’. The company claims that the design is inspired by fastest land animal, the cheetah. It is the first monocoque chassis based vehicle the company has produced. Now they have a plan to make some changes in the their older version of Mahindra SUV with Facelift.
Now we show you some, images of the soon to be launched new Mahindra XUV500 facelift model The latest of these spy images show a XUV500 with an updated front-end, new alloy wheels and an ever so slightly updated rear-end. With these latest images, it has become pretty clear that Mahindra XUV 500 is about to get some ‘not so radical’ cosmetic changes in the styling of its front- and rear-end. While the car will get a set of re-profiled headlamps, re-styled bumper and grille upfront, the rear-end gets only some additional chrome around its license-plate housing. The car also gets new design alloy wheels that look far sportier than the ones being offered on the current model. The interior of the car gets new beige upholstery and new colour for the trim. It is being said that the new Mahindra XUV500 facelift launch is just around the corner and you may please read on to know all about the upcoming Mahindra XUV500 facelift.
Mahindra XUV500 Launch Date & Price India
It is being said that the Mahindra XUV500 facelift launch will take place on May-25. . The price of the updated flagship Mahindra SUV could remain largely the same as that of the current model.
Mahindra XUV500 Technical Specs
Mechanically, the XUV will continue to be powered by a a 2.2-litre, four-cylinder, turbocharged diesel engine that comes mated with a six-speed manual gearbox. This engine has a max power output of 140 bhp @ 3750 rpm and a peak torque of 330 Nm between 1600 and 2800 rpm. There are good chances that these figures will be tweaked for marginally better performance. Mahindra could even tinker with the gear ratios for optimizing the XUV’s fuel economy. While the power figures might be left unchanged, the fuel efficiency could be enhanced slightly by tweaking the gear ratios.
The biggest update however, could be the introduction of an automatic transmission. Rumors related to Mahindra XUV 500 Automatic launch have been abounding since some time now, but recently, our sources informed us that the new gearbox will debut with the facelift. Also, the auto gearbox would be available only with the top-end W8 4WD variant.
Mahindra XUV500 Spy Pics and Images
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