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Mahindra launches new Roxor within the US market

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Mahindra has reintroduced Roxor side-by-side within the North American market after it discontinued because it confronted lawsuits from FCA primarily based on comparable designs. 

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Written By : Debolina Chakraborty
Up to date on:
13 Nov 2021, 16:06 PM

Mahindra Roxor in Black. (Mahindra Roxor)
Mahindra Roxor in Black. (Mahindra Roxor)

Mahindra has reintroduced Roxor side-by-side within the North American market. It falls beneath leisure automobiles for off-road. The automobile is manufactured in Auburn Hills, Michigan by Mahindra Automotive North America (MANA) which is the automaker’s subsidiary within the US.

The off-roader from Mahindra was taken away from the market after it confronted a number of lawsuits filed by FCA, Jeep’s guardian firm, now Stellantis. The fits highlighted the similarities within the designs. Following this, Mahindra modified the outside design and in 2019 it received a inexperienced sign from US regulators as the brand new design was uncontroversial.

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Within the new design, Mahindra has finished away with parts just like Jeep. The up to date design encompasses a wider entrance that has extra space between the headlamps. It additionally has a twin-horizontal slat grille with honeycomb inserts painted in black. The fenders are built-in because the wheels have been protected with a wider bonnet. The grilles that taper down the entrance bumper may give the consumer a view of the suspension and tyres.

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Beneath the hood, the Roxor boasts a 2.5-litre diesel engine that generates an influence of 64 hp and a peak torque of 195 Nm. The automobile sports activities a prime velocity of 88kmph. Primarily based on the discontinued first-generation Mahindra Thar, this automobile comes with two gearbox decisions and a five-speed guide and six-speed computerized gear. It’s also succesful to tow weights as much as 1,583 kgs. The Roxor shall be out there in solely pink and black colors.

The brand new Roxor SUV is not more likely to be launched within the Indian market as it’s a US-spec mannequin.

First Printed Date: 13 Nov 2021, 16:06 PM IST

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