Mahindra and Mahindra to launch sub 4-metre sedan Verito Vibe next month

MahindraMahindra & Mahindra

Mahindra & Mahindra will launch its sub-four metre sedan Verito Vibe next month to take on the likes of Maruti Suzuki's Dzire and Honda's newly introduced model Amaze.

"The Verito Vibe marks our entry in the high volume sub 4 metre segment," Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd Chief Executive, Automotive Division Pravin Shah said in a statement.

The new model will be powered by a 1.5 litre diesel engine and will qualify for the excise duty benefit, enjoyed by small cars in India. At present, any car with a petrol engine capacity under 1,200 cc or diesel engine under 1,500 cc, but length shorter than four metres, attracts an excise duty of 12 per cent.

"While developing this product we have paid particular attention to making this car look different and we are sure that it will appeal to customers with its young and sporty looks and that too without compromising the benefits which our existing Verito has to offer," Shah said.

The Verito Vibe is being directly pitched against Maruti Suzuki's Swift Dzire, which is priced between Rs 4.92 lakh and Rs 6.74 lakh for the petrol option and between Rs 5.99 lakh and Rs 7.5 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the diesel variant.

Yesterday, Honda Cars India launched Amaze with the diesel option costing between Rs 5.99 and Rs 7.60 lakh; the petrol version will be available at a price range of Rs 4.99 lakh to Rs 7.50 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Please read our terms of use before posting comments
TERMS OF USE: The views, opinions and comments posted are your, and are not endorsed by this website. You shall be solely responsible for the comment posted here. The website reserves the right to delete, reject, or otherwise remove any views, opinions and comments posted or part thereof. You shall ensure that the comment is not inflammatory, abusive, derogatory, defamatory &/or obscene, or contain pornographic matter and/or does not constitute hate mail, or violate privacy of any person (s) or breach confidentiality or otherwise is illegal, immoral or contrary to public policy. Nor should it contain anything infringing copyright &/or intellectual property rights of any person(s).
comments powered by Disqus