Mahindra’s XUV500 as already created a storm in Indian market especially in SUV segment, but now it’s getting even better by bagging title at Desert Storm Rally 2012. Now Mahindra’s XUV 500 received the third spot at Desert Storm 2012, this proves its ability in more hostile environment. This event needs highly skilled driver and equally a tough vehicle. Its first Diesel car to win in the Extreme category at the Desert Storm rally 2012. After a round trip through Rajasthan and Gujarat, that included crossing the Thar Desert and the flat lands of the Rann of Kutch, the rally ended in Ahmedabad. This year’s edition had over 280 participants, with close to 50 entries in the extreme category.
Gaurav Gill along with Lohitt Urs had a steering behind the XUV500, both are well experienced drivers who took the XUV500 on a 5 day rally over 395 kms on off road conditions. XUV500 moved from 35th position to 3rd position on day 5 clocking 98 kms per hour, thus creating another history.
According to Mr.Vivek Nayer, Senior Vice President – Marketing – Automotive Division he stated that “XUV500 has received over 290 auto awards since it has been launched and this in itself proves its performance, ability and road worthines” he wants XUV500 to create more records in future.
See the video of super XUV500 stormed at the Desert Storm 2012 –