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Pajero rolls into Chennai

The New Indian Express - 24 Sep, Edition: Chennai.
Hindustan Motors Limited, an arm of the C.K Birla Group launched the much awaited Pajero GLX in Chennai on Tuesday .The Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) has been the toast of 2 million customers across the world and will now be available in India with after sales service, said A. Sankaranarayanan, managing director of the company.

At the launch function he said the unit has been imported from Japan and assembled at the
Company's Chennai facility. The company expects to sell at least 2,500 cars in a year.

Talking about the emission norms. Sankaranarayanan said the Pajero's 3.2 litre engine enables it to comply with stringent emission norms. The powerful engine offers a dominating all terrain performance, styling, enhanced luxury, stability and state -of the-art safety and security features.

Pajero had been launched in Mumbai and Delhi three weeks ago and already has 30 bookings according to company officials. "so far we have delivered 19 cars it would be delivered in 90 days against full advance payment. The car is priced Rs 34.9 lakh (ex-showroom Chennai )
As a marketing strategy, the company recently signed up with ford for supplying gearbox and engines for its Ikon model. Another car major-General Motors-also tied up with us for the same" he said.