Mahindra & Mahindra exports its range of passenger and commercial vehicles to many countries around the world. The homegrown SUV manufacturer will offer the Left-Hand Drive vehicles to suit the driving conditions of the country.
Now, the KUV100 its small compact SUV will be developed with Left-Hand Drive to cater to exports to Hungary. Currently, the vehicle is being exported to South Africa and other countries with 260 units being exported by May 2016.
Both the fuel option of petrol and diesel will receive the treatment of LHD and exports will begin soon. South Africa will get it as a kit which will be assembled locally and Hungary will receive it as CBU (Completely Built Unit).
The company's passenger vehicles exports grew 137 percent and this has prompted M&M to cater to countries it has been exporting.
Mahindra is currently the third largest car manufacturer and has Hyundai and Maruti as competitors ahead of it in the race for the top car manufacturer in India.
In the last two years, Mahindra has been aggressive in its model design and the overall package. The KUV100 has had a tremendous response in the domestic market, the company offers it in petrol variant as well.
The Mahindra KUV100 comes with the choice of petrol and diesel motor. The petrol is powered by 1.2-litre mFalcon G80 engine which develops 82bhp and 115Nm of torque.
As for the diesel unit, it is powered by 1.2-litre mFalcon G75 engine which develops 77bhp and 190Nm of torque.
Source: ET Auto