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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

By Shilpa Chopra

Mahindra Rexton launched today at Rs 17.67 lakh

Ssangyong Motors, the South Korean subsidiary of the India’s largest utility vehicle maker Mahindra & Mahindra, today marked their foray into the Indian market. The company has launched their much anticipated Ssangyong Mahindra Rexton Sports Utility Vehicle in the country, which is the third generation version of this vehicle. The RX 5 and RX 7 variants of the new Ssangyong Rexton W model are priced at Rs 17.67 lakh and Rs 19.67 lakh, respectively (ex-showroom Mumbai). The SUV will be sold through all Mahindra dealerships in India, where a special Ssangyong vehicle sales representative will be available to attend the Rexton customers.

The new SUV will be imported to the Indian market through CKD (completely knocked-down unit) route from South Korea, followed by its assembling at the company’s Chakan plant. The initial level of local content in the manufacturing of this model is 22 percent, which is likely to go up in the coming months.

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Based on the Mercedes Benz M Class, the Rexton model is powered by a 2.7L inline turbo diesel engine. There are two engine options available with the car. While the one engine variant delivers a peak power of 162 bhp with peak torque of 340 Nm, the high powered version delivers a 184 bhp of peak power with 402 Nm of peak torque. The company is offering two transmission options with the car including a 6 speed manual gearbox (with a rear wheel drive and a four wheel drive model) and a 5 speed automatic transmission (in combination with a four wheel drive).

The Rexton W model is fully loaded to make your ride fully pleasurable no matter what the road conditions are. The efficient technological features of the car include Cruise control, Hill Descent Control, Climate control AC, Rear park assist, Bluetooth compatibility for hands free, etc.


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The new Mahindra Ssangyong Rexton SUV is equipped with a range of advanced safety features including Airbags, ABS (Anti Lock Braking System), EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution), ESP (Electronic Stability Program) and Tyre Pressure Monitoring. The major attractions at the exterior include 18 inch alloy wheels, LED rear light assembly, Flip-up rear glass in the tailgate. On the other hand, the interior is blessed with the features like Leather seat trim, 2 DIN radio/CD/MP3 player with six speakers, etc.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Mahindra Rexton comes with great features.

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