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PIK-UPS THRIVE IN WESTERN QUEENSLAND 

October 19, 2016

In some of the most desolate and demanding country in Australia, Mahindra’s Pik-Up 4x4s are thriving. Spanning more than 396,000 square kilometres, Central West Queensland has a population density of just over .03 people per square kilometre – suffice to say it’s terrain suited to only the toughest and most reliable of vehicles. A failure of any kind could become very inconvenient, to say the least. John Menzies  Many visitors to Birdsville over the years...

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Mahindra XUV500 Review – CarTell TV

September 13, 2016

2017 Mahindra XUV500 – Review Simone reviews the 2017 Mahindra XUV500 to reach Australian shores. It’s a 7 seater diesel which is feature packed. The new Mahindra XUV500 features Mahindra’s mHawk turbo diesel engine. Mahindra is relatively unknown in Australia and it will be interesting to see how it’s new XUV500 is received when up against better known brands such as the Holden Captiva, Hyundai Santa Fe and the Toyota Kluger.

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ERIN TACKLES THE MOUNTAINS WITH MAHINDRA

February 29, 2016

Living in Toowoomba atop the Great Dividing Range, Erin Flemming bought her Mahindra XUV 500 AWD so she could better tackle the mountains – but not in the way you might think. Rather than four-wheel driving, Erin’s hobby is cross-country mountain bike racing. “I used to have a two-door 4WD,” said the 22-year-old hairdresser, “and I couldn’t really fit my mountain bike comfortably in the back, so I said to Dad, ‘I need a bigger...

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JOHN SAINTY’S SECOND PIK-UP HAS HIS BEST SET UP YET

August 30, 2015

John Sainty has owned 10 four-wheel-drives but he reckons his second Mahindra, a 2015 dual-cab Pik-Up he purchased from Cassells Automotive at Warwick, is the best of the lot. A sales rep from Forest Lake in Brisbane, Sainty dropped in a heavy duty aftermarket tray and canopy and now he and the wife use their Pik-Up as the perfect low-cost getaway vehicle. “My previous vehicle was the 2007 2.5 Pik-Up,” says Sainty, “and my original...

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MICHAEL’S 2300km EASTER DASH to Carnarvon National Park

May 11, 2015

You’ve got five days off, an off-road van and a Mahindra Pik up. What do you do? Not one to waste a long weekend, forty-three–year-old electrical lines person Michael O’Brien knew the answer without even thinking about it. He and his partner Tracey boosted off on a quick, 2300-kilometre round trip to Queensland’s famous Carnarvon National Park in Central Queensland. The 26,000 ha park is located 593 km north-west of Brisbane and is steeped in...

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Paul’s Pik-Up Works Hard – Plays Hard

April 30, 2015

When Paul Johnson isn’t pounding out 1000-kilometre weeks in his Mahindra Pik-Up for his cleaning business Sparklean, you might just find him over at Moreton Island on the tailgate, watching the sunset with a brown trout in hand. The 45 year-old from North Lakes bought his styleside Pik-Up brand new in 2012, and says it’s not only been the most economical vehicle he’s ever had, but it still sounds the same as the day he...

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Mahindra Comes To The Mountain In Queensland

February 17, 2015

Well-known local dealer Russell Hughes has welcomed the brand to his familiar location of 20 years in the Toowoomba CBD, some 120kms west of Brisbane. “It really did blow me away when I found out about the size and depth of Mahindra,” said Hughes, “and now I’m really proud of the fact that I’m a part of that. Because it’s a company that knows what they are doing, and they run it well. And it’s...

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10,000Km Holiday in a Pik-Up – No Problem

August 15, 2014

When 43-year-old electrical lines person Michael O’Brien from Deception Bay in North Brisbane found a low-mileage Mahindra Pik-Up at the end of 2012, no-one guessed where the relationship would lead. The answer came in September 2013, when the Queenslander took his Pik-Up on an epic, four-week road trip taking in (among numerous other destinations) Adelaide, Alice Springs, Mount Isa and a total of 9900 kilometres in distance! “I found a 2012 with 11,000 km on...

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Mahindra Racing to Compete in FIA Formula E Championship

November 28, 2013

Mumbai, November 28, 2013: Mahindra Racing will join the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship beginning in September 2014. The motor sports division of the Mumbai-based USD 16.2 billion multinational Mahindra Group has signed an agreement with series promoters Formula E Holdings to become the eighth and only Indian team to join the new zero emission series. [youtube 0oJzwQrsDkU nolink] The innovative all-electric global race series will include 10 races in its first season in city-centre locations...

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