The XUV500 has recorded the rare feat of completing a journey of 3,997 kilometres from Kanyakumari to Kashmir in the shortest time. With this, the XUV 500 has set a new record in the Limca Book of Records.
The record setting team from Standard Chartered Bank comprised of the following members
- Zuzur Tinwalla (leader)
- Jyoti P Bhattacharjee
- Anshuman Kakar
- Neeraj Rastogi
The quartet completed the 3,997km drive from Kanyakumari to Leh in just 62 hours 20 minutes and surpassed the previous record by a margin of 10 hr 27 min. The XUV500 set a new record under the category of Fastest South-North Four-wheeler Expedition in the Limca Book of Records. The journey started from Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu on September 30, 2013 and reached Leh in Jammu & Kashmir on October 3, 2013, having traversed the entire length of the country.
Speaking on this achievement, Mr. Vivek Nayer, Chief Marketing Officer, Automotive Division, M&M Ltd. said, “Completing a journey of 3997 kms in just 62 hours is a clear validation of the XUV500’s capability of handling all kinds of terrain while maintaining power-packed-performance. It is also testimony to the spirit of adventure of the XUV500 as well as the people who drive it so passionately”