Earlier this-week, we published a leaked picture of Mahindra XUV500 Sportz, now the company has officially launched the same priced at Rs. 13.85 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Only 1,000 units of the XUV500 Sportz special edition will be made, and will be based on the top-end W8 model (FWD). Compared to the regular W8, the Sportz is priced at a premium of Rs. 26,000.
The Sportz Edition’s exterior will get many stylish upgrade such as ‘Sportz’ decals, alloy wheels with red inserts, red inserts for the foglights and door handles, roof-rails in red, roof decals, and ‘Sportz’ badging at the rear. In the interiors, the SUV gets new sporty leather-fabric seats and all the features that are found on the W8 variant. Additionally, a reverse camera has been provided.
There are no changes mechanically. The XUV Sportz comes powered by the same 2.2-litre mHawk engine delivering 140 bhp and 330 Nm torque via 6-speed manual gearbox.
Mahindra XUV500 Sportz – InteriorView
Commenting about the launch of the ‘XUV500 Sportz’, Vivek Nayer, Chief Marketing Officer, Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said –
“We are pleased to introduce the limited edition ‘XUV500 Sportz’ for discerning customers. The Mahindra XUV500, with its winning combination of aspirational styling, advanced technology & safety features, comfort & convenience has already created an impact in the hearts & minds of consumers. This new offering of ‘XUV500 Sportz’ aligns with our leadership position in Indian motor sports & rallying and reflects our ‘Sporty’ DNA very well. We believe that it will create a new benchmark in exclusivity to further enhance the XUV500′s appeal amongst customers.”
Check out more pictures and a video, after a jump.
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