Mahindra launches new Roxor within the US market

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

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HT Auto Desk

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 underneath leisure autos for off-road. The car 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 dad or mum firm, now Stellantis. The fits highlighted the similarities within the designs. Following this, Mahindra modified the outside design and in 2019 it acquired a inexperienced sign from US regulators as the brand new design was uncontroversial.

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Within the new design, Mahindra has completed away with components much like Jeep. The up to date design includes a wider entrance that has more room 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 person a view of the suspension and tyres.

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Underneath 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 car sports activities a high pace of 88kmph. Based mostly on the discontinued first-generation Mahindra Thar, this car comes with two gearbox selections and a five-speed guide and six-speed computerized gear. Additionally it is succesful to tow weights as much as 1,583 kgs. The Roxor can be obtainable in solely crimson and black colors.

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

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

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