Mahindra Two Wheelers Ltd. (MTWL), a part of the USD 16.2 billion Mahindra Group, today revealed its sales figures for October 2013.
The company reported record sales of 29,696 units during October 2013, a growth of 155%. Domestic volumes stood at 28,604 units, a growth of 157% over the previous year.
The volume growth was driven by increasing demand for the new Mahindra Centuro as well as decent demand for its scooters and Pantero motorcycle. The Centuro has continued to receive thousands of bookings across the country during the festive season.
Viren Popli, Executive Vice President, Mahindra Two Wheelers said “This festival season has been special for us as we hit a new high in sales. The Centuro has continued to receive an excellent response from customers through the festive season, with a growing number of bookings. We are expanding production to meet this demand and are also focused on expanding our sales & service network to ensure that customers receive great service thus ensuring that positive word of mouth continues to spread.”
Designed entirely in-house, the Mahindra Centuro sports a host of patented features. It is powered by Mahindra’s indigenously developed intelligent MCi-5 (Micro Chip ignited-5 curve) engine that has a power output of 8.5 BHP @ 7500 rpm, 8.5 Nm of peak torque @ 5500 rpm and an ARAI certified mileage of 85.4 kmpl.
Category first features include an Anti Theft Alarm with Engine Immobiliser, an encrypted Remote Flip Key, Find Me Lamps and Guide Lamps. The Mahindra Centuro also offers a digital dashboard with a Distance–to-Empty (DTE) indicator, Service Reminder and Economy Mode indicator.