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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

By Manoj Kumawat

Mahindra XUV 500 production to swell by April 2012

Indian utility vehicle major Mahindra & Mahindra intends overseas selling of its thriving Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) Mahindra XUV 500 in the European continent and Australia by next year that is 2013. In order to make its objective come true it will amplify the manufacturing of XUV 500 at its Pune based production unit by April 2012. This boost in production will not only assist the home based automaker in smooth execution of exports but also will help Mahindra to cater the immense demand from its domestic consumers when it re-opens the bookings of the vehicle this month.

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Currently its Pune based Chakan plant rolls out 110 XUV 500 per day that will be raised by Mahindra to 160 vehicles each day by April 2012. The off-roader was tremendous hit as soon as it was launched in India, as it gathered a booking of 8,000 vehicles within 10 days of its introduction, which led the company to call-off any fresh bookings for XUV 500. The company is expected to re-open the bookings of Mahindra XUV 500 by this month. There are reports that it will possess an increased cost of around INR 55000 on the existing price of the SUV.

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This is to be noted that this time company will open its bookings all over India, as initially it was booked only in the major and metro cities of the country.   Earlier, it was launched in the month of October 2011 with a jaw-dropping price of under Rs 11 Lakh for the base variant and went up to Rs 14 Lakh for the top end variant.

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