Mahindra & Mahindra take their plunge into the SUV market with their new launch- Mahindra Alturas G4 SUV. The Mahindra Alturas G4 SUV is likely to give tough competition to Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour as they belong to the same SUV domain. This SUV model is placed above Mahindra & Mahindra’s XUV 500.
Here is all the information you need to know about Mahindra Alturas G4 SUV:
Alturas Breaking Naming Tradition of Mahindra
The Mahindra Alturas G4 SUV was revealed for the first time at the Auto Expo 2018. It was revealed without a name and there were a lot of speculations to give it a name. Initially, names like Rexton, XUV 700, Inferno etc were suggested. But Alturas G4 was decided upon by breaking Mahindra’s age-old tradition of names ending with the letter ‘O’ and alphanumeric style of naming their vehicles.
SsangYong’s G4 Rexton Rebadged
Alturas G4 is basically a rebadged version of the G4 Rexton. G4 Rexton is marketed by SsangYong which is the South Korean subsidiary of Mahindra. Most of the features of Alturas G4 is similar with the Ssang Yong’s Rexton but there are modifications made keeping in mind the requirements of the Indian buyers. The suspension, ride height, handling package etc are modified to suit the roads of India.
Mahindra Alturas G4 Excellent Engine and Transmission
The Alturas G4 will have a 2.2 litres turbo-diesel engine with four cylinders. It will be able to produce peak torque of 180hp and 450Nm. The mill will come with a seven-speed torque converter automatic transmission so there will be no option of manual transmission available.
Mahindra Alturas G4 Variants and Class Apart Features
According to the reports, the Alturas G4 will come in two distinct types, the 2WD layout G2 trim and fully-loaded 2WD G4. The top-spec type will come with features like larger touchscreen system, sunroof, Napa leather upholstery, seats with ventilation and memory functions, electronic parking brakes, 360-degree camera, ambient lighting, keyless entry, engine start and stop button etc.
All the features are expected to be premium in class. The finishing of the interior is given a lot of importance and matches the sophistication of an SUV. The steering is wrapped in leather with perfect finishes.
Mahindra Alturas G4 is SUV Made Affordable-
The prices are expected to begin with Rs. 25 lakhs and the company has also introduced a two-wheel drive variant in order to keep it affordable. As an SUV, Alturas G4 is going to undercut by a good margin in competition with its rivals.
Premium SUV Dealership
Alturas G4 buyers will be able to enjoy a premium experience with a separate dealership section. Mahindra has gone ahead to open a new Mahindra Prime dealership section in every Mahindra showroom. This section will primarily focus on its SUV models.
Bookings for this flagship SUV have been commenced since 5th November and the launch is scheduled on 24th November, 2018. Mahindra Alturas G4 SUV is already catching eyeballs for its grandeur style and features.