Launch of SsangYong Rexton by Mahinraon October 21, 2012 SUV Rexton first product to be introduced in India comes from stables of the fourth largest Korean auto maker SsangYong, stakes acquired by M&M in March 2011. Mahindra to retails Rexton in 66 countries across the globe, including passenger car markets of South Korea, Russia and several European nations.
Mahindra India car receive the third generation of the upcoming SUV, which is renowned worldwide as the SsangYong Rexton W. The Mahindra-SsangYong has presented new product on festive season in a line of lockhorn against their counterparts of Toyota Fortuner, Sport, Hyundai Santa Fe,Ford Endeavour Mitsubishi Pajero in the Indian market which is growing in this segment with rapid pace .
Mahindra the launch of the SsangYong Rexton W in the Indian market, which is brought in as a CKD from Korea. The Rexton is in its third generation and the next generation model will be developed by Mahindra (at Chakan) for domestic and export markets. The Rexton is available as a 5-seater and 7-seater. The vehicle is badged as SsangYong Rexton by Mahindra and thus there is ‘by Mahindra’ badge on the tail gate. The SsangYong Rexton is powered by a 2696 cc diesel engine which has 5-cylinders and is offered in two set of tunes. The manual Rexton (RX270 XDi) produces 162 BHP of power at 4000 RPM and 340 Nm of torque between 1800-3250 RPM. The RX270 XDi Rexton has a top speed of 180 km/hr returning an ARAI certified mileage of 12.4 km/l. The RX270 XVT produces 184 BHP of power at 4000 RPM and 402 Nm of torque between 1600-3000 RPM (Mahindra even compared this engine with the Skoda Superb!). This variant of the Rexton has a top speed of 194 km/hr and returns 11.18 km/l mileage as per ARAI.