Mumbai, May 8, 2013: Mahindra Two Wheelers has announced the launch of the latest and most affordable variant of its Pantero motorcycle, priced at just Rs. 39,650 (ex-showroom Delhi). The Pantero has been engineered to meet the exacting demands of the commuter segment in terms of reliability, performance and functionality.
“Mahindra Two Wheelers is striving to offer stylish and value for money products with unique consumer relevant features. This new Pantero variant is another step in this direction, offering customers some exciting features like LED pilot and tail lamps, and a fully digital dashboard, all at a very competitive price tag,” said Mr. Viren Popli, Executive Vice President, Mahindra Two Wheelers.
The Pantero is powered by an indigenously developed, intelligent 110cc, MCi-5 (Micro Chip ignited – 5 curve) engine which gives a fuel efficiency of 79.4 kmpl. Customers can choose from four variants of the Pantero, namely:
Pantero (Kick Start/ Spoke Wheels/ Analogue Console) – Rs 39,650
Pantero (Kick Start/ Cast Alloy Wheels/ Analogue Console) – Rs 40,550
Pantero (Self Start/ Cast Alloy Wheels/ Analogue Console) – Rs 42,250
Pantero (Self Start/ Cast Alloy Wheels/ Digital Console) – Rs 43,150
The entire Pantero range of bikes will soon be available across all Mahindra Two Wheeler dealerships in the country. Mahindra Two Wheelers had introduced the Mahindra Pantero in January 2013.
ALL NEW MAHINDRA PANTERO
The all new 110 cc Mahindra Pantero has been designed and developed from scratch at Mahindra Two Wheelers’ future ready, state-of-the-art R&D Centre at Pune.
Sporting an indigenously developed, intelligent MCi-5 (Micro Chip ignited-5 Curve) engine, the Pantero is the most manoeuvrable bike in its class, capable of handling bad roads and traffic with ease.
Targeted at young, first time buyers who want a great riding experience, the Pantero’s MCi-5 engine induces intelligence into the motorcycle and adjusts itself to your need for great pick-up or good mileage on the go.
The Mahindra Pantero is engineered to deliver the maximum performance in the mass market segment – an astonishing 8.5 BHP @ 7500 RPM. The bike’s MCi-5 engine delivers an excellent mileage of 79.5 kmpl (as per ARAI).
The LED pilot lamps and LED Tail lamps ensure the safety of the rider during twilight and foggy winter conditions when there is lower visibility, a first in the commuter segment category.
The large, fully digital dashboard – a first in this segment – comes equipped with a speedometer, fuel gauge, tachometer and clock. It also has an inbuilt capability to indicate the distance travelled in one trip.
Along with style and economy, the all new Mahindra Pantero is specially developed for Indian customers, keeping in mind their practical commuting needs. Another example of this is the longest seat (774 mm) in the 110cc commuter segment that offers riders increased comfort over longer distances. The motorcycle also has best-in-class ground clearance of 165 mm. The Pantero is available with a standard warranty of 2 years, and an optional extended warranty of up to 3 years.
The trendy alloy wheels with a wheel-base of 1265 mm, not only provides greater stability during cornering but also ensures a stable ride and good ground clearance. The Pantero is available in four variants – Self Start/ Cast Alloy Wheels/ Digital Console, Self Start/ Cast Alloy Wheels/ Analogue Console, Kick Start/ Cast Alloy Wheels/ Analogue Console and Kick Start/ Spoke/ Analogue Console.
Vibrant graphics accentuate the sleek styling of the Pantero, which is available in four colours: Fiery Red, Sterling Silver, Blazing Black and Cool Black.
The Mahindra Group focuses on enabling people to rise through solutions that power mobility, drive rural prosperity, enhance urban lifestyles and increase business efficiency.
A USD 15.9 billion multinational group based in Mumbai, India, Mahindra employs more than 155,000 people in over 100 countries. Mahindra operates in the key industries that drive economic growth, enjoying a leadership position in tractors, utility vehicles, after-market, information technology and vacation ownership. In addition, Mahindra enjoys a strong presence in the agribusiness, aerospace, components, consulting services, defence, energy, financial services, industrial equipment, logistics, real estate, retail, steel, commercial vehicles and two wheeler industries.
In 2012, Mahindra featured on the Forbes Global 2000 list, a listing of the biggest and most powerful listed companies in the world. In 2013, the Mahindra Group received the Financial Times ‘Boldness in Business’ Award in the ‘Emerging Markets’ category.
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