Mahindra & Mahindra has launched the XUV500 Xclusive W8 edition at a price starting from Rs. 14.49 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), as per a report on Autocar India. The latest edition of the SUV will now sport a sunroof and additional features. The Xclusive edition will be based on the top-end W8 model of XUV 500.
Besides the sunroof, the Xclusive edition will now sport an electrically-adjustable driver’s seat, voice messaging system, internet connectivity for the infotainment system, grey alloys, hydraulic assisted bonnet and illuminated scruff plates. The Xclusice edition also gets the anti-pinch driver window with express up and down facility.
Mechanically, the XUV500 W8 Xclusive Edition remains unchanged, as the same 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine producing 138bhp will continue to do its duty under the hood of the latest top-end variant of XUV500. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox.
The company will produce only 700 units of the Xclusive edition. It will be sold in two versions; the Xclusive Edition without powered driver’s seat is priced at Rs. 14.49 lakh and the Xclusive Edition with six way powered driver’s seat is priced at Rs. 14.65 lakh. Both the versions have been positioned between W8 FWD (priced at Rs. 14.07 lakh) and W8 AWD (priced at Rs. 15.05 lakh) in the XUV range.
Prices (ex-showroom, Mumbai) of the XUV lineup is enlisted below:
XUV500 W8 FWD: Rs. 14.61 lakh
XUV500 W8 Xclusive Edition (without powered driver’s seat): Rs. 15.05 lakh
XUV500 W8 Xclusive Editon (with powered driver’s seat): Rs. 15.22 lakh
XUV500 W8 AWD: Rs. 15.67 lakh