Earlier this week, Mahindra, the largest utility vehicle manufacturer in India, unveiled the global range of their Genio pickup trucks. These new Genio pickup range of trucks are specially designed to cater to businessmen, SME’s, transporters, etc. Genio pickup trucks will be manufactured at Mahindra’s world class manufacturing facility in Chakan near Pune.
Mahindra Genio is powered by a powerful 2.2L mHawk diesel engine that generates max output of 120 bhp and 290 Nm torwue. In order to be able to compatible with international markets, Mahindra Genio is also available in Euro 3 and Euro 4 compatible variants. Mahindra is working on launching Euro 5 compatible Genio by next year.
Dr Pawan Goenka, President, Automotive and Farm Equipment Sectors, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, said, “This is a proud moment for all of us at Mahindra as it marks our very first global launch in India. Manufactured at our world class plant in Chakan, the Genio incorporates a high level of technological excellence, both in terms of power and styling. This next generation pick up launched to much critical acclaim in India and is now all set to be marketed worldwide.”
Mr Pavin Shah, Chief Executive, International Operations (Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., said, “Powered by the state-of-the-art mHawk engine, the Mahindra Genio is ideal for both efficient cargo movement as well as luxurious cabin comfort for self travel. It offers a unique blend of international styling, luxurious interiors, business class comfort, safety and class leading convenience features. This world class product is in sync with our philosophy of Rise as it has been designed keeping the needs of the customer in mind. To begin with, the Genio will roll out in South Africa , Sri Lanka and shortly thereafter in Latin America & Australia where Mahindra already has a considerable presence in the pick up segment.”