Mahindra & Mahindra has launched a double cab version of its Genio pick-up truck. The Genio DC is targeted at those who require a vehicle which could deliver both cargo movement and luxurious cabin comforts for small and medium entrepreneurs and businessmen. The company has priced the new vehicle at Rs. 5.46 lakh (ex-showroom Karnataka, BS3) for the base version and Rs. 5.95 lakh for the high end version.
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Vivek Nayer, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., said, “Packed with several utility, technology and comfort features, the Genio DC creates a new benchmark. Going forward we shall continue to raise the bar in the industry with our superior product offerings.”
The Genio DC will be among the very few commercial vehicles that offer luxurious interiors as well as modern safety features which until now were only seen on cars. The Genio DC powered by an mDI CRDe 4 Cylinder engine with 75 HP power and 220 Nm torque. With this might, the Genio can accelerate till 120kph. As far as the features are concerned, the new pick-up gets fabric seats and air conditioning. Power windows, 2-Din music system, central locking, door trims for housing bottles and magazines, keyless entry as standard fitment on the VX variant.
The Genio DC has the shortest turning radius among pickups of 6.15 meters. The vehicle also features Radial tubeless tyres, brake force distribution, Oil change interval of 20,000 km, ELR seat belts and electronic headlamp leveling device are some other interesting and thoughtful features on the pickup. There is also a vehicle immobiliser which ensures that the car cannot be started without the original key. In addition, the Genio DC has a door open warning lamp, child lock and high mounting stop lamp. The Genio DC is the fourth product to roll out of Mahindra’s Chakan plant near Pune and Mahindra assures a class leading build, fit and finish quality.
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