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Mahindra goes upmarket with its S10 Karoo edition

Higher specification, additional accessories Option of cosmetic package or body-colour canopy S10 Karoo Edition produced in South Africa JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Indian automaker Mahindra’s South African sales team, to celebrate a surge in vehicle sales, has gone upmarket in the bakkie world with a 4×2 or 4×4 Mahindra S10 Karoo Edition. Rajesh Gupta, CEO of… Continue reading Mahindra goes upmarket with its S10 Karoo edition

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Mahindra offering special deal on new double-cab Karoo

Double-cab S6 variant of its popular Pik Up Launched with first run-limited Karoo Edition Offers ‘performance, style and affordability’ JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Mahindra SA is going local with the name of its latest limited-edition double-cab and the start of local production. Meet the Mahindra Pik Up Karoo… The bakkie, the automakers says, will not… Continue reading Mahindra offering special deal on new double-cab Karoo

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Mahindra makes good on promise of SA bakkie assembly

Durban facility to assemble Pik Up range Aim is to source up to 40% of value locally SA the base for all-Africa export hopes DURBAN, Natal – Mahindra SA is to assemble its vehicles in South Africa at the Dube TradePort adjacent to the Durban’s city’s airport. The Indian company will assemble the complete range… Continue reading Mahindra makes good on promise of SA bakkie assembly

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Mahindra heads for assembly, growth, in Southern Africa

Mahindra bucking declining market trend Details of local vehicle assembly from May Big development plans for SA export future JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Mahindra SA, a relative newcomer to the South African auto market, says it is heading for a new phase of growth and expansion in this country. It also has plans to introduce an… Continue reading Mahindra heads for assembly, growth, in Southern Africa

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Coming from Mahindra – the next XUV sport ute

NEW DELHI, India – The Indian edition of top auto magazine Autocar has reported that local automaker Mahindra has released images of its upcoming new XUV 500 SUV. READ MORE  Mahindra features on Carman’s Corner The first official launch will only be in April (2018) but a set of images of the updated multi-eater have surfaced… Continue reading Coming from Mahindra – the next XUV sport ute

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Mahindra goes retro two-tone with cute hatch

Two-tone is back – silver or red? 1.2-litre engine good for 61kW/115Nm Roof rails, alloy wheel rims, included JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Indian automaker Mahindra is bringing some fresh colour to the South African auto market with two-tone versions of its 1.2-litre KUV100 K8+ small hatchback. The cheerful choices? Petrol units will, Mahindra says, offer red… Continue reading Mahindra goes retro two-tone with cute hatch

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Sideways seats for new Mahindra SUV

New Guptamobile for South Africa Mahindra 4×4 has sideways seats Made-in-India for rugged roads JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Mahindra SA is launching a “tough and stylish TUV300” described by the automaker as “an authentic off-roader with arresting looks, a rugged chassis and a willing drivetrain” and seven seats. Just what’s needed for the African outback… Continue reading Sideways seats for new Mahindra SUV

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Mahindra listens and adds auto to XUV

Enhancement for Mahindra’s XUV500 Advanced auto with all-wheel drive Fuel burn: 7.4 litres/100km possible JOHANNESBURG, South Africa. – Mahindra’s XUV500 sport utility vehicle has been enhanced with an automatic transmission – an advanced six-speed that, initially, will only be available on the front-wheel W8 derivative. Sanjoy Gupta, chief executive officer of Mahindra SA, told The Corner… Continue reading Mahindra listens and adds auto to XUV

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Mahindra Scorpio: Big SUV moves into high-tech territory

• New Scorpio S10 with latest technology • Muscular mHawk 2.2-litre turbodiesel • Touchscreen, satnav and Bluetooth MAHINDRA South Africa has launched what is describes as “a completely redesigned Scorpio S10 SUV” on a new platform with dual projector headlights, diode daytime running lights and “an extensive list of advanced technology. The Scorpio has a 2.2 turbodiesel engine, drives… Continue reading Mahindra Scorpio: Big SUV moves into high-tech territory

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Seven-seat Mahindra XUV500 goes auto

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa. – Mahindra’s XUV500 sport utility vehicle has been enhanced with an automatic transmission option. The six-speed transmission will initially only be available on the front-wheel W8 derivative. Sanjoy Gupta, chief executive officer of Mahindra SA, said: “Our XUV500 has been extremely well received since launch in October 2015. However customer feedback indicated that… Continue reading Seven-seat Mahindra XUV500 goes auto