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Mahindra XUV500 SUV completes ASEAN India Car Rally 2012

Mahindra XUV500 SUV completes ASEAN India Car Rally 2012 - in front of Indian PM Manmohan SinghSecond edition of ASEAN-India Car Rally 2012, a three week long rally which commenced in Singapore late last year, concluded successfully when they arrived in India. The Rally was organized by CII -Confederation of Indian Industry and was powered by Mahindra XUV500. 28 XUV500 participated in this Rally traversing through 8 ASEAN countries over a distance of 8000 kms and tackled highways, dirt tracks, mountainous regions and valleys and was even ferried across rivers along the route to finally come to an end at Delhi.

Mahindra XUV500 which was the exclusive vehicle partner through this rally has been devised and built as a Global SUV. It has stood the test of proving its mettle across these diverse road and off road conditions bringing to the fore Mahindra’s tough and rugged DNA.

The Rally saw 31 cars with 116 participants from 11 countries travelling through 8 of the 10 ASEAN countries. The teams reached Guwahati, Assam on 17th Dec 2012, the last destination of the rally, after a period of 22 days of travel. Mahindra XUV500 has proved once again its tough rallying conditions as they have in the past with Dakshin Dare, Mughal Rally, Desert Storm and Raid de Himalaya in India besides the Rally dos Sertoes in Brazil. For more information, scroll down.


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Sagar Patel

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A first drive in a manual rickety old van was enough to pave the road forward for Sagar Patel. When not driving or riding, his dexterity shifts gear to voice passion through words via reviews, and news, all the while, closely monitoring updates from the auto industry.

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