Mahindra enhanced its mobility solutions portfolio across the spectrum of personal and shared mobility in 2019. Some of the key launches and unveils included-
Baby Cheetah roars to life
Mahindra’s highly anticipated compact SUV, the XUV300 was launched in February 2019 to strong positive feedback from the automotive media and customers alike. With its cheetah-inspired design and agility, the new model offered thrilling performance and several advanced, segment-first features.
Battista electric hypercar unveiled
In March 2019, Automobili Pininfarina lifted the veil off the Battista, the world’s first electric hypercar. The two-seat coupe is the first model from Munich based Automobili Pininfarina, which was established in 2018 by the Mahindra Group. A revolution in automotive performance, design and technical collaboration, Battista is the first in a range of purely electric, zero-emission luxury cars.
Mahindra crossed yet another milestone beginning the export of two-wheelers to Europe. The company exported its first batch of the E-Ludix, to its subsidiary Peugeot Motocycles in France. The E-Ludix is a moped-style two-wheeler, that is powered by a 3-kW electric motor, with a top speed limited to 45 kph.
In February last year, the Mahindra Group entered the e-mobility space with the launch of Glyd, in Mumbai. This is a premium e-mobility solution that redefines the commuting experience. The service uses Mahindra eVeritos that are equipped with several connected car features including web-conferencing, curated entertainment and music content from selective partners.
All new Korando
SsangYong Motor Company, a part of the Mahindra Group launched its all-new SsangYong Korando for Europe, in March. This fourth-generation model is completely revamped offering an all-new exterior design, as well as spacious and premium interiors. It also bristles with the very latest in-car technology and connectivity features.
In the commercial and farm equipment categories, the Group launched the following vehicles:
Fast and FURIO-us
With an unprecedented “More Profit or Truck Back” guarantee, the all new FURIO heralded Mahindra’s entry into the Intermediate Commercial Vehicle (ICV) segment. Powered by a super-efficient, lightweight, low friction engine coupledwith the company’s FuelSmart technology, the FURIO optimizes fuel consumption and gives unmatched mileage
Sri Lankan debut
The Mahindra Group, with Sri Lanka’s Ideal Motors Ltd. became the first automobile company in Sri Lanka to unveil an all-electric three-wheeler, a sustainable choice for the last mile commute in the country. Mahindra also began assembling the KUV 100 compact SUV in Sri Lanka and now offers a world class range of vehicles in this important export market.
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