Before I reveal the 14 Unknown Facts about Mahindra Rexton 2018, you should consider the company’s serious efforts to make their SUV a market champion. We know it from Mahindra and Mahindra about their huge investments in their SUV lineup. They even focus on one body type. It gives tremendous results.
The company is known for launching SUVs in almost all initial segments with the XUV500 at the top of the charts. In this 2018, Mahindra Rexton is gonna be the most powerful and the most pricey Mahindra SUV on sale upon launch.
As a company, Mahindra has a great strategy and very well versed in executing it. As you can see Mahindra has almost never missed a shot. Their sales increase is the proof. While other companies are only taking cues from animals into their design, Mahindra is one step ahead. Mahindra don’t take “Tiger” as a name of their latest cars. They adopted the attacking spirit of a Tiger. Move slowly and quietly towards its prey and…never miss.
At this point, you are getting curious about what are the 14 Unknown Facts about Mahindra Rexton 2018 you didn’t know, aren’t you?
- 1 Locally Assembled
- 2 Hill Descent Control (HDC)
- 3 Born to Rival Fortuner and Ford Endeavour
- 4 Launched in the second half of 2018
- 5 Head Upright Display
- 6 In-Car Inverter
- 7 Mahindra Rexton 2018 – Price in India
- 8 Mahindra Rexton 2018 – Muscular Looks
- 9 Massive Interior Upgrade
- 10 Mahindra Rexton 2018 – Engine
- 11 8-way Electrically Adjustable Seats
- 12 First Designed By Italdesign Giugiaro
- 13 Night vision rear Parking Camera
- 14 Coat Hanger
To avoid the high customs levied on CBU or imported cars, the new Mahindra Rexton 2018 will be locally assembled. Wadhera as Mahindra’s president of R&D and Global Product Development also told us that the body and the paint will be done locally, too. “We plan to weld the body in-house and then paint it as well.” He also added that the local content will remain low with large aggregates such as the powertrain and body panels imported from Korean suppliers.
Hill Descent Control (HDC)
When the downward gradient reaches 10% or more, the HDC will help the car to brake more smoothly and maintains slow and steady movement. So, the driver can keep focus on steering.
Born to Rival Fortuner and Ford Endeavour
Toyota and Ford enjoys the premium SUV market in India. Mahindra won’t do nothing. That’s why they launch Mahindra XUV700. It will compete with the likes of Fortuner and Endeavour. In order to win the battle, Mahindra will give more value to the buyer by loading Rexton with massive amount of new equipment and pricing it competitively.
Launched in the second half of 2018
M&M has confirmed at the global unveil of the all-new Rexton at the Seoul motor show in last April. Even the carmaker was seriously evaluating the feasibility from a cost perspective, it was confirmed that it will be launched in the second half of 2018. The first showcase of Mahindra Rexton 2018 will be in 2018 Auto Expo next February.
Head Upright Display
Don’t you feel sometimes it’s dangerous when you have to take your eyes off the road when you want to look at the speedometer, right? Now, you don’t have to. Head Upright Display (HUD) projects this information on the front windshield within your field of vision as you look at the road ahead. Please note that this feature will come as optional accessories.
For this era, fully charged phone becomes a basic need. This accessory makes sure you never run out of power. It can charge cell-phone, digital camera, portable massager, and others. It is compatible with all types of equipment that need power up to 100 Watts.
Mahindra Rexton 2018 – Price in India
This India autocar maker aims to hit two birds with one stone with Mahindra Rexton 2018. That said, Rexton is trying to beat two variants; base variants of full-size SUVs (Endeavour, Fortuner) and the mini-SUVs as well like Hyundai Creta and the Jeep Compass. The price is expected to be around INR 25 lakh. But, the final price will be revealed sometime after the 2018 Auto Expo.
Mahindra Rexton 2018 – Muscular Looks
With flared wheel arches and the boxy body design, Mahindra Rexton will sport a muscular look. It also has premium elements like LED headlight and tail lamp. The abundant use of chrome will also enhance the overall appeal.
Massive Interior Upgrade
Going inside of Mahindra Rexton 2018, you will sense a glamorous design. You see, it features a revolutionary interior upgrade with massive use of leather and soft touch plastic. The interesting part is the dashboard. There is 9.2 inch touchscreen infotainment system. Another upgrade is the front seats. It will be electrically adjusted. The ORVM position will also stored at the memory function.
Mahindra Rexton 2018 – Engine
The upcoming SUV will have a 2.2 litre e-XDI220 LET diesel engine. It has four-cylinder diesel engine which is capable of producing 187PS of power and 400 Nm of torque for the manual variant. While the automatic one will have a bump in torque by 20Nm. The engine will be offered with an option either a 7-speed automatic unit or a 6-speed manual transmission. The highlight is the auto-switch 4WD that will be offered as standard across all variants.
8-way Electrically Adjustable Seats
As we cue earlier, Rexton has an 8 way electrically adjustable seats. It has automatic easy access function that is able to retract the driver seat to a default position to help in easy exit and entry.
First Designed By Italdesign Giugiaro
The Rexton series is designed by Italdesign Giugiaro. It is an engineering and design company and brand based in Moncalieri, Italy. The company has been credited for designing a wide variety of concept and production cars. It gets world reputation since the firm’s founding in 1968. Some of them are Aston Martin Twenty Twenty, Bugatti EB118, BMW Nazca C2 Spider (concept car). They also design Audi 80, Fiat Croma, Suzuki SX4, Volkswagen Passat, Proton Preve, Maserati Merak (production car).
Night vision rear Parking Camera
To ensure your safety, Rexton provide you with night vision rear parking camera as optional accessories. Not only to protect the car, it also alerts about playful kids and pets when you’re reversing. Unlike ordinary parking camera, it has a night vision making it more effective even in poor light conditions.
It has 3.5 inch TFT LCD monitor with a 2-channel video input. The camera is auto-activated while reversing. And you don’t need to worry when it’s raining because the camera is complete water resistant integrated into rear bumper with wide coverage area.
With these accessories, your seat back can now be a coat hanger. It attaches to the seat headrest. No need of special tools or assembly. The most important is it doesn’t obstruct driver’s rear view like conventional hangers.
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