Mahindra launches vehicles in Kenya, XUV500, Scorpio introduced

Mahindra & Mahindra, the country’s leading utility vehicle manufacturer and a part of the USD 15.4 billion Mahindra Group, launched its international range of utility vehicles and pick-ups for the Kenyan market. This included its award winning XUV500 SUV, the Scorpio SUV and Pick Up range, the Genio Pick-Up and the Maxximo mini-truck.

After the emerging markets Africa remains one of the major markets for the company.

The company has appointed Simba Corporation as the sole dealer for Mahindra vehicles in Kenya. The dealership that will trade under Xylon Motors will offer the full range of Mahindra vehicles as well as provide complete servicing facilities, testing and an extensive after sales department supplying parts and accessories. This will enable Mahindra to further consolidate its presence in Kenya.

“We are delighted to expand our presence in Kenya which is a strategic market for us within the African continent. Our range of utility vehicles and pickups have carved a distinct niche for themselves in markets across the world including Europe, South Africa, Egypt, South and Central America and Australia and I’m sure Kenya will be no exception.

The Mahindra XUV500 is a world class SUV offering an unbeatable combination of aspirational styling, advanced technology and safety features, comfort and convenience and is sure to find favour with customers in Kenya,” said Sanjay Jadhav, Senior General Manager, Exports (Africa & Middle East), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.