Friday, 17 November, 2017

Mahindra Scorpio launched in India; prices start at Rs 9.97 lakh

2017 Mahindra Scorpio Facelift Launched In India; Price Starts At ₹ 9.97 Lakh 2018 Mahindra Scorpio Facelift Launched, Price – Rs 9.97 lakh
Melba Vasquez | 14 November, 2017, 21:10

The new model comes with various enhanced features including higher power and new 6-speed transmission. The high power engine is also available as an option in with the mid S7 variant which is also available in 120PS, 280Nm version along with the S3 and the S5 trims. The most interesting update has been made to the engine which now makes about 18 bhp more and Mahindra has also introduced a new Aisin-sourced 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox. The former version develops 280 Nm of peak torque, while the more powerful version develops 320 Nm of peak torque. Only the S7 and S11 get the new six-speed gearbox, which uses a new self-adjusting clutch that Mahindra claims will call for lower, consistent effort even towards the end of its lifecycle. The 2018 Scorpio facelift gets the same 140 BHP 2.2-litre unit that also powers the XUV500.

The refreshed, new for 2018 Mahindra Scorpio has been launched in India.

As for cosmetic changes, the new Mahindra Scorpio has new front grille with chrome inserts, muscular alloy wheels, ORVMs with integrated side turn indicators, clear lens turn indicators and bold chrome highlights in the headlamps, skid plate, refurbished upper and lower grille mesh design, new air extractors. The base variant retains the 75 bhp m2DICR engine. The new model of Scorpio facelift comes with five options in color, which includes, Molten Red, D Sat Silver, Pearl White (Only on S11), Diamond White (Except S11), and Napoli Black. The taillamps get a red-tint and the rear door misses out on the black plastic cladding.

The cabin has also gone through some considerable changes and now instead of the side facing jump seats, you get a proper bench seat for the third row and that too with a centre armrest. Mahindra Scorpio facelift comes with a plethora of exquisite features in form of reverse parking camera with dynamic assist, 1-touch lane change indicator, auto window roll-up, projector headlamps with static bending technology, 6-inch touch-screen infotainment system with Bluetooth/ CD/ DVD/ USB/ Aux and GPS, fully automatic temperature control, Steering mounted audio controls, cruise control, Shift-on- the-fly 4WD system, Rain & light sensors, Voice assist system, Intellipark etc.to name a few.

The 2017 Mahindra Scorpio facelift is now well-equipped and more powerful. The Tata Safari Storme remains its arch-rival as before, along with other compact SUVs such as the Renault Duster, Captur and the Hyundai Creta.

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