Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra has promised to gift Neeraj Chopra, who won a gold medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, a brand new Mahindra XUV700. The javelin thrower will get the forthcoming SUV of the Indian automaker which happens to be the most premium and technologically superior product of Mahindra yet in India. Responding to a follower on Twitter who asked him to gift Chopra the XUV700, Mahindra said, “Yes indeed. It will be my personal privilege & honour to gift our Golden Athlete an XUV 700."
Tagging M&M Ltd Executive Director Rajesh Jejurikar and M&M Ltd CEO Automotive Division Veejay Nakra, Mahindra asked them to “keep one ready for him please". In another tweet, sharing a coin which had the symbol of a javelin thrower, he said, “The Javelin throw is arguably the most often used image for commemorative coins. We need to have one officially released depicting #NeerajChopra", tagging Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sports minister Anurag Thakur.
Detailing about the gift the Mahindra XUV 700 will be offered in both petrol and diesel engine options. While the 2.2 petrol option has a maximum output of 200bhp, the 2.2-litre mHawk engine is equipped to produce 185 bhp. Both the engine options will also come with a choice of a manual and automatic gearbox. Let us tell you that it is expected to be priced worth of Rs 20 lakh.