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Hindustan Motors sets up state-of-the-art 
assembly line for Pajero

By IndianExpress Bureau  
26th Oct 2002 
Hindustan Motors Ltd. has inaugurated a state-of-the-art assembly line for the Pajero at its integrated automobile manufacturing facility at company’s Chennai Car Plant in Thiruvallur. 

On this occasion, HM also unveiled two variants of the ‘built-in-Chennai’ Pajero with a 2.8 litre Intercooled, turbocharged diesel engine. 

From the plant, which till date manufactured the contemporary Lancer that set a mark for itself in its category by winning several J D Power awards for Customer Satisfaction and Quality, rolled out the rugged and reliable Pajero Q Car built on proven body-on-chassis design. Pajero Q Car’s assembly at HM’s Chennai Car Plant once again establishes the automobile manufacturer’s ability to produce technologically superior, top end products that meet international standards. 

Available in two models – GL & GLX, the Pajero Q car comes equipped with a 2.8 litre diesel engine & delivers peak power of 118.6 bhp at 4000 rpm and maximum torque of 29.8 kg-m at just 2000 rpm, enabling the SUV to effortlessly handle the challenges of all terrains with equal ease and grace, a feature truly befitting Pajero’s status as the ‘undisputed king’ of any terrain. 

Adding to the driving comfort is a choice of part time four wheel system or the Super Select 4 Wheel Drive (4WD) transmission and Hydraulic Power Steering with ball and nut type steering gear. Pajero Q Car also boasts of a front and rear side door impact bars, collapsible steering column, electronic EGR system, load sensing proportioning valve and a lot more

The Pajero Q Car, priced at Rs. 19.7 lakhs for the GL version and Rs. 23.7 lakhs for the GLX version (ex showroom Delhi), will be available in five single tone colours– Scotia White, Symphonic Silver, Black Magic, Blue, Green and three double tone colours – Green teamed up with Symphonic Silver, Blue teamed up with Symphonic Silver and Black with Symphonic Silver.