Mahindra & Mahindra, the homegrown SUV maker has silently launched the 2017 Mahindra XUV500 Sportz Edition in the country at Rs 16.53 lakh, ex-showroom Mumbai. The new special edition is based on the W10 trim, and is available with MT as well as AT variants. Except for the few exterior tweaks, the vehicle looks largely identical to the existing model. It is powered by 2.2-litre diesel engines, and is not available in Delhi and NCR. Read More – Upcoming Mahindra Cars In India
Talking about changes, the XUV500 Sportz edition is equipped with body decals on the bonnet, outside rear view mirror caps and lower door panels. There is a contrasting red shade on the roof rails, door handles, brake callipers and fog lamp enclosure. Adding to it, the SUV gets a Sportz badging on the tailgate and a Sportz badge on the C-pillar, dashboard and the key fob. Also Read – Mahindra S201 Compact SUV To Challenge Hyundai Creta
Mechanically, the 2017 Mahindra XUV500 Sportz Edition remains the same. It continues to be powered by a 2.2-litre mHawk engine that is capable of producing 138bhp of power and 330Nm of torque. Transmission options include a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic, both drives the power to the front wheels. Only front wheel-drive version is on offer.
The new XUV500 Sportz edition is around Rs 10,000 pricier than the regular W10 variant. While the manual version is priced at Rs 16.53 lakh, the automatic model is tagged at Rs 17.55 lakh. All the prices are ex-showroom Mumbai.
2017 Mahindra XUV500 Sportz Exclusive Features
New Body Decals
Darker Alloys with red-painted brake callipers
Orange roof rails, door handles
Orange inserts on foglamps
Sportz badging on the C-pillar, dashboard
This special edition is equipped with several high-end features including Reversing camera with guide lines, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with offline-guided navigation, Bluetooth, USB and iPod connectivity, tyre pressure monitoring, climate control, etc. Other features include cruise control, engine start-stop button, automatic headlamps, rain-sensing wipers, etc.