India’s leading SUV manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. today launched a new avatar of the Scorpio, the Mahindra Scorpio Facelift. It is the most powerful SUV produced by the company and comes with the new 6-speed transmission. It will give better performance and comfort. The SUV is priced at Rs. 9.97 lakhs (ex-showroom) and will be available in Mahindra dealerships across India from now.
As per the information given by the company, the new Scorpio SUV will come in 6 variants, i.e., S3, S5, S7 (120 bhp), S7 (140 bhp), S11 (140 bhp) & S11 (140 bhp with 4WD).
The Scorpio powered by a mHawk engine which will give more power than other SUVs. It gives 140 bhp power and 320 Nm of torque. The new Scorpio comes with enhanced technology that includes new reverse parking camera with dynamic assist, new 1-touch lane change indicator and new auto window roll-up. It comes loaded with many advanced technology features like projector headlamps with static bending technology, 6-inch touch-screen infotainment with GPS, fully automatic temperature control, etc.
Under safety features, the car is equipped with dual front airbags, anti-lock braking system (ABS), collapsible steering column & side intrusion beams, panic brake indication, engine immobilizer, etc. Its braking system features the 9.1 Bosch ABS system which gives enhanced high-speed braking and improved brake feel.
Rajan Wadhera, President of the company, said – Automotive Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “The Scorpio has pushed the boundaries for Mahindra and created new benchmarks for others ever since its launch in 2002. To see the Scorpio become the pride of over 6 lakh customers is a matter of pride. Today as we launch the New All Powerful Scorpio, we have further enhanced it’s on-road presence while retaining its core DNA power, thrill, and adventure. I firmly believe that the consumers will find the New All Powerful Scorpio a perfect companion for their thrilling and adventurous journeys.”