Wednesday, February 15, 2012
By Shilpa Chopra
First lucky winners of Mahindra XUV 500
Update: Congrats to the 7200 winners of the Mahindra XUV 500! The list of winners has been disclosed by the company and the applicants can know their application status at the company’s official website. The Mahindra XUV 500 has done exceptionally well in India and has recently undergone the second phase of booking in India. Over 25,000 applications were received by Mahindra and since the number of booking exceeded 7200, the SUV maker had to decide the names of the winner by draw of lots.
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The Cheetah inspired SUV XUV 500 booking were open for ten days starting January 25 to February 3. Due to the overwhelming response from the XUV 500 buyers in India, Mahindra received over 25k booking and since the number crossed the mark of 7200 units, the SUV makers had to go for draw of lots to ensure there is no partiality and there is utmost transparency in the booking. Also in keeping the numbers to 7200 XUV 500 cars, Mahindra wanted to ensure that all those who book the car get the XUV 500 in time without much waiting period.
The bookings were thrown open at Mahindra dealerships across 19 cities in India that included all the Metros and major cities of India. Upon receipt of the applications in whooping numbers, Mahindra did a draw of lots in the presence of the media and other delegates on Tuesday and the names have now been disclosed today.
The recent craze for the world class SUV by Mahindra is also the result of the ongoing ad campaign through a TV commercial that has been appreciated well by car critics and it has bagged over 6.8 lakh views on Youtube recently.