The 142nd edition of Mahindra Great Escape concludes in Sakleshpur

Sakleshpur, 22 August 2017: The 142nd edition of the Mahindra Great Escape, one of India’s most popular off-roading adventures, concluded in Sakleshpur, with nearly 100 SUV’s from Mahindra’s stable manoeuvring the challenging route. Set amidst the tea plantations and thick foliage, the challenge involved a day of off-roading in the midst of incessant rains – a perfect playground for participants to test their 4×4 vehicles.

This edition saw participation from Mahindra customers from Sakleshpur and other neighbouring area like Bengaluru.

The event was flagged from Kadamane Estate in Saklespur and participating vehicles included the Scorpio, Bolero and the Mahindra Thar CRDe 4×4. The drive gave customers a chance to explore the natural terrain of Sakleshpur and also witness the capabilities of Mahindra’s tough and rugged SUVs.

The Off-Road Trophy competitors got a chance to demonstrate their off-road driving skills through different stages of obstacles. The competitors tackled a set of three obstacles carefully crafted under the Mahindra Adventure team’s expertise – from steep inclines and descends to traversing over slippery boulders, each obstacle proving to be more challenging than the earlier.

Stock winner 
1st place: Jose J Cheeramkuzhy
2nd place: Gagan Karumbaiah

Modified winner 
1st place: Ajith Kumar
2nd place: Sahad N K & Nanaiah

Ladies category
1st Place: Sapna Gurkar

The winners from Sakleshpur Great Escape, will join winners from the Lonavala, Ahmedabad and Goa Great Escape and other upcoming Great Escapes like Dehradun, Wayanad, Chandigarh, Bhopal and Shillong to compete against each other in the grand finale of the Off-Roading Trophy at Igatpuri. Where the ultimate winner will take home a new Thar.

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