Mahindra Two Wheelers Ltd., a part of the USD 16.2 billion Mahindra Group, today announced that it has received an overwhelming response to its all new Mahindra Centuro motorcycle with over 10,000 bookings being made by customers across India within 3 weeks of launch.
The Mahindra Centuro was launched on July 1. Designed entirely in-house at the company’s world-class, state-of-the-art R&D Centre in Pune, the Mahindra Centuro represents Mahindra Two Wheelers’ commitment to emerge as a serious player in the Indian two wheeler market.
The Mahindra Centuro sports a host of patented category innovations which address practical consumer needs that have never been seen before in motorcycles. It is powered by Mahindra’s indigenously developed intelligent MCi-5 (Micro Chip ignited-5 curve) engine that responds smartly to the need for power and fuel economy, delivering a power output of 8.5 BHP @ 7500 RPM, 8.5 Nm of peak torque @ 5500 rpm and an astounding mileage of 85.4 kmpl (ARAI).
Additional innovative features include an Anti Theft Alarm with Engine Immobiliser, an encrypted Remote Flip Key, Find Me Lamps and Guide Lamps for greater visibility. The Mahindra Centuro also offers an advanced Digital Dashboard with a Distance–to-Empty (DTE) indicator, Service Reminder and Economy Mode indicator. It also offers a Maintenance Free Battery and is backed by a 5-year warranty that would ensure peace of mind for the owner.
Commenting on the response to the Mahindra Centuro, Anoop Mathur, President – Two Wheeler Sector and Member of the Group Executive Board, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “On behalf of the entire Mahindra Two Wheelers family, we would like to take this opportunity to offer our heartfelt thanks to our customers for the confidence they have shown in us. We have worked hard to develop the innovative Mahindra Centuro and this overwhelming response is a testament to the Mahindra Centuro’s potential in the Indian two wheeler market.”
Viren Popli, Executive Vice President – Mahindra Two Wheelers added, “We are truly delighted that the Mahindra Centuro has garnered over 10,000 bookings in such a short period of time. At the same time, we are very aware of the enhanced customer expectations and are striving to meet and exceed them.”