2018 Mahindra Rexton Revealed at Auto Expo 2018. Could be Named XUV 700 and will go against the Fortuner and Endeavour
Most of them are very much familiar with the new SsangYong Rexton’s brewing entry at the Auto Expo 2018, during the month of February, and sources have now revealed that the SUV will be coined with the title ‘a Mahindra for the Indian market’, but will maintain the ‘Rexton’ name as well. Although the name has made rounds for the past few years, the SsangYong brand has very little recall pricing, and building a brand would demand a significant investment and groundwork with regards to time and expenditure.
Mahindra can also be satisfied with a vehicle that is truly belonging to the upper faction in the market, and the Rexton will be just that, sitting at the top of M&M’s passenger vehicle line-up, just subsequent to the existing flagship, the XUV500. The Mahindra Rexton is anticipated to remain as a replica to the car sold globally but can also feature cosmetic changes to blossom and shift it more in line with Mahindra’s design language. Among the jerks which are to be introduced to the vehicle could be a new framework, peculiar alloy wheel designs and some interior trim modifications.
It is very much evident and well known that Mahindra chooses to prepare its rendition of the Rexton with, and what it chooses to leave out. The 2018 Mahindra Rexton on sale globally integrates bright projector headlamps, a stunning 9.2-inch HD touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple Car-Play, a vigilant 360-degree camera, a vibrant 7.0-inch LCD instrument cluster, cooled seats, comfy Nappa leather upholstery and a clever tailgate. Apart from these wonderful features, Mahindra will also be required to pick and choose prudently, so that the car’s final price tag is pugnacious. The manufacturer is targeting to knock out the Toyota Fortuner by Rupees 4 lakh, which would see the Rexton range start at about Rupees 24 lakh.
It is expected that 2018 Mahindra Rexton would be launched later this year, probably around the festive season. In conventional SUV spirit, the G4 Rexton is fabricated on a ladder-frame chassis and with a four-wheel-drive system. The vehicle is powered by a 2.2-litre diesel engine with rated outputs of 187hp and 420Nm, mated to a seven-speed torque-converter automatic gearbox culled from Mercedes-Benz. The G4 Rexton beholds carefully computed dimensions of 4,850mm in length, 1,960mm in width, 1,825mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,865mm and weighs about 2,095kg.