Mahindra was debuts the rebadged version of Rexton in 2018 Delhi Auto Expo. And, now Mahindra announced that it would launch its luxury SUV, codenamed Y400, on November 19, 2018. Technically, it is the second-gen SsangYong Rexton, but its in Mahindra brand. There is no difference between Ssangyong Rexton and this model, Its just rebranded to Mahindra. Once, its launched in India Rexton will be the flagship model from Mahindra.
Rexton is the body-on-frame product like most of the other SUVs from Mahindra. Compared to previous generation model, the new model have an improved build quality and approximately 50kgs lighter than previous model. And this model offers better fuel economy and improved aerodynamic design. This model powered by a 2.2-litre diesel engine. It delivers the power of 178 Bhp and torque of 420Nm. The SUV also get a all-wheel-drive system. Transmission duties are expected to be covered by a six-speed automatic or a six-speed manual unit.
The Rebadged Mahindra Rexton will compete against the premium SUVs like Ford Endeavour and Toyota Fortuner. Speaking on the announcement, Rajan Wadhera, President – Automotive Sector, M&M Ltd. said, “The Y400 is one of the most eagerly anticipated launches of this year. Positioned in the high-end SUV segment, the Y400 is a high-end, full sized SUV that offers luxury and exclusivity in its tasteful design, lavish interiors, thrilling performance and best in class features. We are sure that it will further enhance our SUV portfolio.” The Y400 will be built in the company’s state-of-the-art automotive plant at Chakan, Maharashtra.