Four XUV700s entered the problem and all 4 recorded over 4000 km in 24 hours, says Rajesh Karkera.
IMAGE: The XUV700s being examined in Chennai.
We did say in our first drive of the Mahindra XUV700, that that is a powerhouse that ushers in a new period of excellence for automobiles in India.
To add one other feather in its cap the XUV700 has set a series of new Indian records at Mahindra’s SUV Proving Track(MSPT) in Chennai.
Four XUV700s entered the problem and all 4 recorded over 4000 km in 24 hours.
The Diesel Manual variant led the pack with 4384.73 km, the Diesel Automatic clocked 4256.12 km, the Petrol Manual did 4232.01 km and the Petrol Automatic squeezed out 4155.65 km.
The earlier file holder was the Tata Bolt for 3161 km in 2016.
In addition to the nationwide file, the XUV700 broke a complete of 80 extra records throughout this problem on the MSPT, which was inaugurated on August 14 this 12 months.
Even the onset of the monsoon with a torrential downpour couldn’t forestall the XUV700 from unleashing its fury because the autos averaged an astonishing velocity vary of 170-180 km/h on the observe.
All the 4 XUV700’s had been pushed for twenty-four hours at a stretch on the identical speeds of 170-180 km/h with fast stops just for gas refill and driver change.
The drivers had been all fanatics from the automotive fraternity within the nation below the stringent laws and statement of the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India, the occasion was organised by EVO India and the records had been validated by the India Book of Records.
The XUV700 we reviewed had solely partially revealed its costs and variants. Below is the complete checklist of variants now out there, with an addition of the AX7 Luxury variant.
The bookings for the XUV700 opened on October 7 and in just a bit greater than 24 hours 50,000 bookings had been confirmed! Watch out, SUVs, there is a new breed on Indian roads!