Mahindra Great Escape 2018: Sakleshpur

The 2018 edition of the Mahindra Great Escape, Sakleshpur one of India’s most popular off-roading adventures, concluded successfully with over 115 vehicles from the Mahindra stable manoeuvring the challenging track. The event received an overwhelming response from the off-roading communities throughout the country with Mahindra vehicle owners from all over India participating in the rally.

Participants entered the event in Boleros, Scorpios, MM 540s and Thar 4X4s- proving yet again the ruggedness of vehicles from the Mahindra stable. These iconic Mahindra SUVs negotiated the toughest terrain and en route, the convoy of vehicles passed through slushy rain-soaked terrain and streams.

The Mahindra Great Escape under the Mahindra Adventure umbrella brand continues to live up to its promise of encouraging the off-roading culture and demonstrating the tough & rugged DNA of Mahindra vehicles. Initiated last year, the concept of an all-India championship saw fierce competition as the participants got a chance to demonstrate their off-road driving skills through different stages filled with obstacles.

Mahindra invited Shutterdrives to cover the Great escape, Sakleshpur. The event was flagged-off by legendary INRC champion Musa Sheriff.

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Jeep’s lined-up as we navigate through the lush green countryside. DSC_0009DSC_0016DSC_0017

Often, the convoy had to wait for others to join.DSC_0023DSC_0031DSC_0037

A white DIDSC_0046

Desert Storm’edDSC_0055DSC_0056

Lost in the woods..DSC_0060DSC_0062DSC_0064DSC_0065

That is how you roll..DSC_0067DSC_0069DSC_0070DSC_0071DSC_0073DSC_0079DSC_0080DSC_0084

Believe it or not, these monster tires got stuck!DSC_0085DSC_0091DSC_0096DSC_0097

One of the vehicles part of the Kerala flood rescue. DSC_0102DSC_0106DSC_0109DSC_0115

Adventure means making new friends. DSC_0130DSC_0134DSC_0138DSC_0144DSC_0148DSC_0158DSC_0160DSC_0161DSC_0163DSC_0172

Scorpio getaway, one of the most underrated cars. Unfortunately, its LWB is an offroading nightmare DSC_0175DSC_0178DSC_0179DSC_0183

Until next time..

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