Mahindra Two Wheelers Ltd is all set to launch its global scooter ‘Gusto’ on September 29, 2014. Gusto is a 110 cc scooter from Mahindra which will be launched in India and Nepal on September 29, followed by Central America, Africa and South Asia in the coming months.
Mahindra Two Wheelers affirms to offer unique features in their Gusto to stand against its rivals like Honda Activa, Hero Maestro, Suzuki Let’s, TVS Scooty Zest, Yamaha Ray and Yamaha alpha. G101 i.e GUSTO, the name is derived from the word ‘Gust’ which symbolises the spirit of freedom. Gusto is going to be the first global scooter from an Indian auto manufactures Mahindra.
Mahindra Gusto churns out 8 BHP of peak power and 8.5 Nm of maximum torque with its single cylinder 4 stroke, air cooled engine. Tubeless tyres of Gusto will be mounted on the 12 inch wheels and the front suspension of the scooter uses telescopic forks.
Mahindra Gusto has been fully designed in Italy. It has a 110 cc engine and have a remote start key which is first in its segment. The Gusto is expected to be priced between Rs. 40,000 to Rs. 45,000 (Ex-showroom).
Rajesh Jejurikar, Chief Executive – Farm Equipment & Two Wheeler Division & Member of the Group Executive Board said, “We are set to introduce our new global scooter, the GUSTO, created at our state-of-the-art R&D facility in Pune. The name GUSTO is a derivative of ‘gust’ which connotes a sudden strong current of wind, symbolizing the spirit of freedom. GUSTO comes with an all Aluminium M-TEC engine with advanced features such as a stronger crankshaft and bearings, high inertia magneto, high energy HT coil and series regulator to deliver superior power, efficiency and reliability.”
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