Mahindra finally revealed their full-sized SUV- Rexton which will be launched later this year in India. In the global market, the car will be called as Rexton SUV and probably, Mahindra XUV 700 in India. This car will be the company’s new flagship which will sit above XUV 500 on the list. It will also prove to be a rival for Ford Endeavour and Toyota Fortuner.
The looks the car has been tweaked to bring the Mahindra’s design culture. They have also worked on the suspension, ride height and handling package in order to make it suited for Indian roads. The size of the car is 4,850mm in length, 1,960 mm in width and 1,825mm in height.
The XUV 700 (Rexton) is filled up with various equipment and gets projector headlamps, 1 360 degrees camera and 7.0 inch LCD instrument cluster, an integrated communication system of 9.2-inch touch screen with Apple car play and Android Auto.
Rexton in India is expected to come from a 2.2 liter, four-cylinder diesel engine making 187hp and 420Nm of torque, which is mated to a seven-speed torque converter automatic gearbox. All-wheel drive will be offered in addition to the standard 2WD variants.
It seems safety is a focal point of XUV 700. The car is loaded with features like nine airbags, lane departure warming, advanced emergency braking system, lane change assist, traffic safety assists and high beam assistance.
Mahindra is yet to reveal the price of the car, but we expect an estimated starting price of 24 Lakh INR.