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Tuesday, September 04, 2012

By Shilpa Chopra

Ssangyong Rexton Europe launch soon, India launch this Diwali

Mahindra owned Korean car maker Ssangyong has rocked at the Moscow Motor Show with its Ssangyong Mahindra Rexton W. The showcase of the car at the Show has proved that Mahindra is in a serious mood to introduce the Ssangyong cars in the world aggressively. Basically, the showcase was aimed at the European model of the Rexton and Mahindra hopes that it will soon be launching it in there. Notably, the Rexton SUV is an upcoming SUV in India and Mahindra is very enthusiastic about this as it will ascertain its presence in the premium SUV segment in the country. It is expected to be launched this Diwali along with its bro Mahindra Ssangyong Korando.

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The Ssangyong Mahindra Rexton price in India is expected to be around Rs 20 lakh and at this price the car will be having a duel with the likes of Skoda Yeti, Ford Endeavour, Maruti Grand Vitara, Chevrolet Captiva, Toyota Fortuner and Mitsubishi Outlander. Currently Mahindra has no SUV in this segment and the new SUV is expected to extend Mahindra’s presence in more segment that has recently picked up pace. In this segment, both the luxury and power besides the safety are given prime importance over mileage and the Rexton is a great combination of all these.

Mahindra Rexton Pictures

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The new Rexton launched at the Moscow Motor Show is over 4 meters long and has a wheelbase of 283 cm that makes it almost a segment first. The new avatar of the SUV has a lot of new features including the redesigned front that houses a new grille, new headlamps. The new Rexton runs on 18 inchers and double barrel headlamps ensure that even every pebble on the road is visible distinctly to the driver. Daytime running LED strip is standard and in order step up its appearance, there are turn indicators on the ORVMs. The interiors are of high quality. The new Rexton will be available in 2.7 L 165 PS, 2.7 L 186 PS and 3.2 L 220 PS variants. A new 2 L diesel powered Rexton with 155 PS power will also be available in Europe.

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Wednesday, September 05, 2012

I am eagerly waiting for the day when this car is going to be unveiled in Indian market.

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