Mahindra & Mahindra have silently taken up the cudgel to prepare for new competition for their XUV flagship. Mahindra has launched the W9 variant in the latest edition of the XUV500. The W9 get a whole bunch of kit and features such as an electric sunroof with an anti-pinch function. The W9 will also get a reverse camera equipped with the dynamic assist (which is dynamic grid lines in layman's terms. In terms of the infotainment, the XUV500 will get a 7-inch touch screen system powered by Mahindra’s Eco-sense which has Android Auto connectivity. The front passengers have dual airbags and will retail at Rs.15.45 lacs (Ex-showroom, Delhi).
Speaking at the launch of the XUV500 W9 variant, Veejay Ram Nakra, Chief of Sales & Marketing - Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, said, "Since its launch in 2011, the XUV500 has been a pioneer in providing innovative hi-tech features that are not available even in vehicles that are almost double its price. We are certain that the introduction of these hi-end features at such a competitive price point will generate a lot of interest amongst prospects who are evaluating SUVs in the price range of 14 lacs to 18 lacs. By introducing these aspirational features at this price, XUV500 has raised the bar once again.”
The XUV500 W9 will be available in both manual and automatic transmission.That aside here's a list of features that you will get on the Mahindra XUV500 W9 variant as standard.
Electric Sunroof with Anti-pinch
7” Touchscreen Infotainment System
Reverse Camera with Dynamic Assist
Static Bending Headlamps
ABS with EBD
ESP with Rollover Mitigation
Push Button Start
Passive Keyless Entry