Mahindra has introduced the Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) with autoSHIFT technology on W6 diesel variant of the XUV300. The Mahindra XUV300 W6 diesel variant has been priced at Rs. 9.99 lakhs (ex-showroom, Mumbai). Engineered by Italian automotive parts manufacturer Marelli, the new XUV300 W6 autoSHIFT technology offers a segment-leading torque figure of 300 Nm.
Its 1.5L turbo diesel engine with an electronic variable geometry turbocharger delivers 85.8KW (116.6 PS) of power. It comes equipped with features like Electronic Stability Program (ESP) and Hill Start Assist.
Earlier, the AMT gearbox was offered only on W8 and W8(O) variants of the XUV300. In the Indian market, the XUV300 competes against the likes of the Hyundai Venue, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and Tata Nexon.