The Tokyo Olympics 2020 was fairly successful for India this time, as India secured several medals, Including Gold, silver and Bronze. Many state governments, central government and organisations have announced rewards and facilities for the atheletes. Automakers are no way back from this, Tata motors has also gifted the Altroz to the atheletes who missed the medal by very less points. Some other automakers like Renault, MG Motors has also gifted cars to the medalist.
Mahindra has already gifted the most recently launched Mahindra XUV700 to the Gold Medalist and Now the company has come up with the special edition of XUV700 for the gold medal winners at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. The special edition of Mahindra’s new SUV will be called Mahindra XUV700 Javelin Edition.
The Mahindra XUV700 Javelin Edition will be gifted to Neeraj Chopra, Avani Lekhara and Sumit Antil, who secured gold medals at the recently held Olympics/Paralympics. And the Gold rush is still on and Indian atheletes are performing excellent in the Paralympics and has already secured 5 golds till date.
Anand Mahindra, chairman Mahindra Group took Twitter to announce the official nameplate of the special edition XUV700 car. The automaker has also recently trademarked the name ‘Javelin’. In the tweet Mahindra requested Pratap Bose, the Chief Design Officer, Auto & Farm Sectors- Mahindra & Mahindra, to design three XUV700 Javelin Edition SUVs.
Company has not yet revaled the full details of the SUV, But the car will feature a special livery on the exteriors to honor these atheletes. The interior theme will also be revised. Specifically for Avani Lekhara and Sumit Antil, the gold medalists from Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, the XUV700 could come with special modifications for easier ingress-egress.
Meanwhile, Mahindra has launched the XUV700 with tonnes of features recently. And that too for the starting price of ₹11.99 lakhs (ex-showroom). The car will be the rivalry to the existing players in the Indian market like Hyundai Creta, Kia Seletos and MG Hector. The XUV700 is expected to hit the Indian roads later in September.