SML Isuzu Limited (Formerly Swaraj Mazda Ltd.) is a known commercial vehicle manufacturer set up in 1983 as a joint venture between Mazda Motor Corporation and Sumitomo Corporation, both from Japan. Working to broaden its product range in India, SML Isuzu has launched new trucks under the XM series.
These commercial vehicles have an improved engine with a higher torque output to deliver a better fuel efficiency figure. These XM series vehicle models made available for the Indian market are the Cosmo XM (a very manoeuvrable 10 foot cargo box truck), Super 12.9 XM (a 12990 GVW Truck with pay load of 8500 kg that is fitted with wide cargo box, and is available in both 5.18 metres (17’) and 5.80 metres (19’) with options of both steel high side and half side cargo box), Samrat HD 19 XM, Samrat Tipper XM and the air conditioned, 40 & 51 seater S7 buses.
Prices for the XM series buses start from Rs. 13 lakhs onwards and the rest of the models in the XM series will be made available for customers from March – April of 2014.