2014 Mahindra Centuro N1 launched in India at Rs 46,574

Team OD Published: January 24, 2014, 02:10 PM IST

Mahindra Two-Wheelers has launched the Centuro N1 in India at Rs 46,574 ex-showroom, Maharashtra.

The new Mahindra Centuro N1 boasts all the features from the original Centuro with the exception of new graphics and analog meters instead of digital. It is priced at Rs 46,574 ex-Maharashtra and is approximaely Rs 2,000 less than the Centuro O.

The Mahindra Centuro has come a long way in just the six months since launch.  Already among the top 10 motorcycle brands today, it has received over 100,000 bookings and snagged multiple "Bike of The Year" awards. The Centuro is universally acknowledged as a great motorcycle – by the experts, the industry peers and most importantly, by the discerning Indian consumer. Here is what the new Centuro N1 has in its armory.

2013 Mahindra Centuro

MCI-5 Engine

The story of the Centuro begins with the new MCi-5 engine that powers it. The engine is completely new, developed in-house by Mahindra Two-wheelers' impressive new R&D facility based out of Pune. The new engine is quiet, refined and not only does it happily make 8.5PS of peak power and 8.5Nm of peak torque – both solid figures in the segment, but it is also extremely fuel efficient. How? The engine is controlled by a microchip that uses five ignition curves to max out power, torque or economy depending on how you ride it. Mahindra believes the customer has evolved from trying to scrape out the final 0.01kmpl from the motorcycle though and this frugal motorcycle knows how to sip fuel, but without allowing that singular competence from becoming its only facet. Because once the basic requirements are met, the Mahindra Centuro decided to go for the cherries on the top.

Remote Flip Key with Key Light

Indians associate vehicles with status equally or higher than they do with transportation. Which is why the key for the Centuro is carefully designed and instead of being a cheap metal and plastic job, it's a flip key like an expensive car might have. Like a car, the key can remotely start the motorcycle, lock the motorcycle and no more fumbling around in the dark, it also has a key light to light your way. And no skimping for the Centuro owner – both the keys will be flip-key remotes.

Anti-theft alarm

The advantage of bringing in the remote unlock and start is that the next logical step becomes available and the Mahindra Centuro is the first motorcycle with an immobiliser – it will not start unless you have the right key – as well as a standard anti-theft alarm. And you can look long and hard at motorcycles all the way to the Rs 45 lakh ultra-bikes – no one gets it standard.

Find me lamps

The problem of population is that it leads to huge parking lots and finding your bike can be a pain when you return to the motorcycle. Again, not for the Centuro owner. With the press of a button, the Centuro will light up its pilot lamps and make a sound so you can easily find your bike no matter how big the parking lot is.

Guide Lamps

Polite cars offer courtesy lamps that illuminate your path from the time you lock the car to the time you get into the house. But why shouldn't such useful courtesies be extended to motorcyclists? The Centuro corrects this oversight with standard guide lamps that stay on after you've locked the bike to ensure you get home safely.

Muscular Golden Ribs and tattoo graphics. The Mahindra Centuro was born for the real world, and its distinctive twin ribs under the tank with their striking golden colour clearly mark the motorcycle as a tough, rugged, trustworthy partner for whatever adventure the owner has in mind. The tattoo graphics are the perfect complement ensuring that the rugged Centuro stands out and how.

The Mahindra Centuro never aimed to be another player in the entry-level segment. It wanted to be the motorcycle to reckon with in the segment. It is the motorcycle that rights the balance. To give the owners luxuries he or she deserves along with the functionality and engineering that he or she expects.

Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 48,935
Max Power(ps)
Max Torque(Nm)
85.00 Kmpl

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