Mahindra’s latest offerings — the Centuro and the Pantero are being touted as the next big thing in the two-wheeler domain. Boasting of intelligent and class-defining features, these bikes, conceived and designed at their state-of-the-art Mahindra R&D Centre in Pune, are being labeled as exceptionally innovative and smart `thinking machines’, created with great care and purely aimed at delighting the Indian customers. Powered by the MCi-5 engine manufactured at its Pithampur plant near Indore, the two bikes have been completed in a record 18 months time.
Enlightening us on this, Anoop Mathur, President – Two Wheeler Sector and Member of the Group Executive Board, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “We, at Mahindra, have stated our strategic intent of being a significant player in the two wheeler industry, by being a `Customer Inspired Technology’ company. Our intimate understanding of Indian consumers inspires us to build products that are unique and yet, relevant for our customers. We have invested in building state-of-the-art R&D and manufacturing facilities. Today, we are pleased to unveil two new motorcycles – the Mahindra Pantero and the Mahindra Centuro. With highly intelligent and innovative features, they demonstrate our commitment to use advanced technology for meeting customer needs.”
Also speaking on the occasion, Viren Popli, Executive Vice President – Strategy and Market Development, Mahindra Two Wheelers said, “We are pleased to unveil Mahindra’s new range of motorcycles – the Mahindra Pantero and the Mahindra Centuro. Targeted at distinct customer segments, these motorcycles are strongly differentiated from other motorcycles in their class. Our motorcycles have a host of innovations, which have been made with a lot of thoughtfulness for our customer’s stated and unstated needs. Mahindra Centuro is the most advanced 110cc motorcycle in India with unique first to market features. With the Pantero and the Centuro, our customers will now have the choice of owning intelligent, `thinking machines’ from Mahindra.”
After undergoing rigorous testing in the lab, on road and with consumers across the country, the company’s newest offering for Indian bikers not only scores exceptionally well on style, but also performance.
The new Mahindra Centuro will come with a slew of patented category, never-before innovations. It will be powered by Mahindra’s indigenously developed intelligent MCI-5 (Micro Chip ignited 5 curve) engine that’s both powerful and economical.
The 110cc all new Mahindra Pantero harbors the smart MCi 5 (Micro Chip Ignited 5-Curve) engine and has been designed to battle bad roads and traffic with aplomb.