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2018 Mahindra Pik Up adds new variants, priced from $21,990

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2018 Mahindra Pik Up adds new variants, priced from $21,990

The 2018 Mahindra Pik-Up range has expanded to include four new variants, taking the total count to nine. The new variants kick off with the S6, available in single-cab 4x2 Cab Chassis or Single Cab 4x2 with GPA Tray, Bluetooth and cruise control guises...

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Time Machine Tuesday: 12 June 2018
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Time Machine Tuesday: 12 June 2018

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here’s a look at what happened on the week of June 12 in years past...


Time Machine Tuesday: 5 June 2018
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Time Machine Tuesday: 5 June 2018

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here’s a look at what happened on the week of June 5 in years past...


2018 Mahindra Pik-Up S10 4x4 dual-cab review
Rating: 5.910 /10
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2018 Mahindra Pik-Up S10 4x4 dual-cab review

Simple. Rugged. Cheap. As far as hard-working utes go, the demands are fairly simple, yet the dual-cabs we’re most familiar with seem to be moving away from that formula. However, the Mahindra Pik-Up still has the basics covered.

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$31,990

Automobili Pininfarina to launch electric hypercar in 2020
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Automobili Pininfarina to launch electric hypercar in 2020

Under the aegis of parent Mahindra, Pininfarina, the famed automotive design and engineering studio, has confirmed that it will launch its own electric car brand. Its first car will be a hypercar due to go on sale in 2020. Mahindra says Automobili Pininfarina will be based in Europe, and will "design, engineer and manufacture high technology, extreme performance, luxury electric vehicles for the most discerning global customers"...


Electric vehicles off the schedule for Mahindra in Australia
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Electric vehicles off the schedule for Mahindra in Australia

Although electric vehicles are fast becoming a major technological showcase for numerous automakers, Mahindra has ruled out EVs for Australia citing cost, and the lack of government incentives, as the reason behind the decision. At the local launch of the petrol-powered XUV500 SUV, Mahindra’s chief of international operations, Arvind Mathew, confirmed the brand’s focus would remain on petrol SUVs and diesel light-commercial vehicles...


2018 Mahindra XUV500 Petrol review
Rating: 6.910 /10
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2018 Mahindra XUV500 Petrol review

As the cheapest seven-seat automatic SUV in Australia, the Mahindra XUV500 makes a play for the sensibilities of Aussie families who might otherwise turn to used-car lots for their family-hauling needs.

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$25,990

Mahindra preparing product revolution by 2021
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Mahindra preparing product revolution by 2021

Indian automaker, Mahindra is preparing a new model onslaught in the next three years, with an array of products set to strengthen its lineup in Australia and around the world. The first new product for Mahindra will arrive in the form of a compact SUV to be positioned below the current seven-seat XUV500 and use a platform provided by the Ssangyong Tivoli, set to appear in the next 12 to 18 months...


2018 Mahindra XUV500 pricing and specs
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2018 Mahindra XUV500 pricing and specs

Pricing and specifications for the updated 2018 Mahindra XUV500 range have been revealed this week, with the seven-seat SUV kicking off at $25,990 drive-away – $4000 cheaper than before. Available in two grades, the revised XUV500 now gets a 2.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine, making 103kW of power and 320Nm of torque, mated to a six-speed Aisin-sourced automatic transmission as standard - replacing the previous model's turbo diesel...


2018 Mahindra Pik-Up pricing and specs
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2018 Mahindra Pik-Up pricing and specs

The 2018 Mahindra Pik-Up has been detailed for the Australian market, with the new-generation ute range to kicking off from $21,990 drive-away. There are be four variants available across two trim grades at launch, with the entry-level price-leader to join in "early 2018". Single- and dual-cab body styles are offered, along with cab chassis and "well-side tub" trays...


2018 Mahindra Genio pricing and specs
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2018 Mahindra Genio pricing and specs

Mahindra has announced pricing and specs for the 2018 Genio pick-up, which now comes with a Euro 5 diesel engine Both the single- and dual-cab Genio are now powered by a 2.2-litre four-cylinder diesel engine, making 88kW of power and 280Nm of torque. The engine is hooked up to a five-speed manual gearbox, with no automatic offered on the options list...


Ford and Mahindra to team up in developing markets
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Ford and Mahindra to team up in developing markets

Ford Motor Company and the Mahindra Group have announced a strategic alliance to explore various mobility solutions in emerging markets, namely India. The partnership agreement will last "up to three years", with the alliance leveraging Ford's global reach and Mahindra's scale in India to cooperate in areas such as connected vehicle projects, electrification, product development, distribution within India (for Ford) and global emerging markets (Mahindra's reach outside of India)...


Mahindra sort of extends warranty
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Mahindra sort of extends warranty

Indian brand Mahindra has improved the after-sales care on its XUV500 SUV in an attempt to gain some traction in Australia's hugely competitive market. The XUV500 gets five years of free roadside assistance and three years of capped-price servicing ($2740 over the term, total), somewhat offsetting the sub-par six-month/10,000km intervals...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for May 5, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for May 5, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Pininfarina brand could be used by Mahindra for new electric supercar
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Pininfarina brand could be used by Mahindra for new electric supercar

Pininfarina could expand beyond its current work as a design contractor, and become a supercar marque in its own right. Anand Mahindra, the Mahindra Group's chairman, told MarketWatch, "We're exploring right now the potential of building an electric supercar, which will be branded Pininfarina"...


The Shortlist: diesel SUV under $30,000 with AWD, leather seats and a big boot
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The Shortlist: diesel SUV under $30,000 with AWD, leather seats and a big boot

Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are often asked by friends and family, and through our contact page: which car is best for me? Most buyers can identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision. But... where to from there? In this series, we look at these cases and single out three cars that fit the brief...


The Shortlist: Medium SUVs under $30,000 with rear-view camera and parking sensors

The Shortlist: Medium SUVs under $30,000 with rear-view camera and parking sensors

Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are regularly asked by friends and family members as well as through online enquiries – what car do you recommend for me? Most people can usually identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision. In this new series, we look at these cases and single out three cars that fit the brief...


The oldest 'new' cars on sale today
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The oldest 'new' cars on sale today

There have been some big-name retirements in the automotive landscape recently – the most prominent of them being the Land Rover Defender. But there are some other models out there that have been kicking around for quite a while, so we thought we’d take a look at some of the oldest ‘new’ cars still on sale...


A visit to the Mahindra factory in India
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A visit to the Mahindra factory in India

Mahindra's Chakan plant produces a number of the brand's SUVs and is spread across over 700 acres around one hour from Mumbai. Paul Maric went for a tour to see how the brand produces its XUV500 seven seater. The site features in excess of 10,000 trees a number of solar arrays that make it one of the most eco-friendly car plants in the world...


2016 Mahindra XUV500 Review
Rating: 610 /10
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2016 Mahindra XUV500 Review

We drove it in India, but what is the Mahindra XUV500 W8 automatic like in Australia? We hit the road to find out.

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$31,900