India manufacture Mahindra has been eyeing the U. S. automotive market for a while now and finally the brand has a vehicle it’s ready to release here but there’s a catch this new rocks or is not street legal which essentially means it’s a side by side but trust me this is unlike any other side by side on the market today.
So this is just one of the things that makes the rocks are unique in the U. S. side by side market this is a 2.5 liter turbo diesel engine that makes 62 horsepower and 144 pound-feet of torque now some of the other things that really set the rocks or a part of a fully boxed steel frame leaf spring suspension and a real 5 speed manual transmission with the clutch pedal.
That turbo diesel engine drives the rocks or to a top speed of 4590 miles per hour while stopping power is provided by 90-inch disk brakes in the front 11-inch drum brakes in the rear underneath 16-inch wheels are wrapped in 235 70 R. 16 tires.
No one comes the overall size the rocks or is a hundred and 48 inches long 62 inches wide and 75 inches tall.
It offers nine inches of ground clearance a towing capacity of three thousand four hundred ninety pounds any total curb weight of three thousand 35 pounds.
At launch the rocks on will be available in two different models the basic and the upgraded LE package if you do go for the LE you model you get features like a best top soft top a warning 8000 pounds winch a light bar and an FM radio a rear view mirror and grab handles.
Now by now you’re looking at the rocks or thinking well it looks like a baby jeep and that’s because since 1947 Mahindra has been a license to build the Willys jeep.
So essentially this rock star is just a modern-day version of that.
When it does launch only four colors will be available but eventually, up to nine hundred custom colors can be had as long as you’re willing to pay.
So my answer is an Indian company but the rocks or will be built here at all new facility in Auburn Hills Michigan now if you’re looking for a base model you’re gonna spend about $15600 dollars well the upgraded L. D. sells for just about nineteen grand and if you do want to rocks or you can visit him a hundred dealership in order one right now.