Mahindra Drives in the Most Powerful Scorpio Ever
Author(s): City Air NewsThe all new Mahindra Scorpio launched at Chandigarh by Mr. Ashish Malik, VP Marketing, Mahindra & Mahindra. Chandigarh, November 16, 2017: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), India‘s leading SUV manufacturer, today...
Chandigarh, November 16, 2017: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), India‘s leading SUV manufacturer, today launched a new avatar of the Scorpio, its iconic SUV – the All Powerful Scorpio. The new All Powerful Scorpio comes with higher power and torque, new 6-speed transmission, enhanced performance, imposing styling and luxurious comfort. It has been competitively priced at Rs.9.99 lakhs (ex-showroom Chandigarh, for S3 variant) and will be available in Mahindra dealerships across India with immediate effect. The new All Powerful Scorpio will be available in 6 variants, namely, S3, S5, S7 (120 bhp), S7 (140 bhp), S11 (140 bhp) & S11 (140 bhp with 4WD)
Speaking on the launch, Rajan Wadhera, President – 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 its on road presence while retaining its core DNA of 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.”
Under the hood, the new Scorpio is powered by the mighty mHawk engine which has been enhanced to deliver higher power of 140 bhp and more torque of 320 Nm. Its enhanced low-end torque ensures a pleasurable city drive & abundant mid-range torque delivers a pleasurable highway drive.
Its new 6th generation Borg Warner Turbo Charger makes the drive peppy and responsive all through. The all-new easy shift 6-Speed Transmission optimizes performance, allows cruising on highways and saves fuel.
Its refinement in NVH ensures a quieter cabin. The vehicle’s new and more imposing exteriors add a whole new dimension, while faux leather interiors give it a more stylish and premium feel. Its new latest generation braking system with 9.1 Bosch ABS system offers enhanced high-speed braking and improved brake feel.
A dominant force in the SUV landscape since its launch in 2002, the Scorpio is a style statement and a symbol of adventure, power & thrill and the new All Powerful Scorpio will further take it to greater heights.
The new Scorpio comes with enhanced technology features like the 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.
Scorpio’s tough chassis based SUV-build makes it safer than cars and gives it significantly better rough road & off-road capabilities. It is high on safety features with dual front airbags, anti-lock braking system (ABS), collapsible steering column & side intrusion beams, panic brake indication, engine immobilizer, etc.
It will be available in multiple seating configurations allowing owners to choose from 7, 8 & 9 seater options to match their needs. It will be available at Mahindra dealerships starting November 14, 2017 in 5 attractive colour options, namely, new Pearl White (Only in S11), Diamond White (Except S11), Napoli Black, D Sat Silver, Molten Red and 6 variants - S3, S5, S7 (120 bhp), S7 (140 bhp), S11 (140 bhp) and S11 (140 bhp with 4WD)
New features and key enhancements in the new All Powerful Scorpio
· Scorpio’s signature thrilling drive with the iconic powerful mHawk engine:
o Now delivers 103 kW (140 bhp) of power
o New enhanced Torque of 320 Nm
§ Its enhanced low-end torque ensures a pleasurable city drive
§ Abundant mid-range torque delivers a pleasurable highway drive
· New 6th Generation Borg Warner Turbo Charger makes the drive peppy and responsive New easy shift 6-Speed Transmission optimizes performance, cruise on highways in overdrive and save fuel
· New Refinements in NVH result in a quieter cabin
· New latest generation braking system with 9.1 Bosch ABS offers enhanced high-speed braking and improved brake feel
Imposing, New Styling:
New imposing front grille with chrome inserts
New muscular alloy wheels
New ORVMs with integrated side turn indicators
New stylish fog lamps with a chrome bezel
New impressive tailgate with chrome applique and an aeroblade wiper
New sleek red lens LED tail lamps
New redesigned footstep on the rear bumper
New clear lens turn indicators and bold chrome highlights in the headlamps
New skid plate
New upper and lower grille mesh design
New look air extractors
Premium Interiors with convenience Features
New plush faux leather seats with faux leather wrapped steering wheel and gear lever
New roof mounted sunglass holder
New mobile holder slot and bigger cubbyholes
Technologically Advanced Features
New reverse parking camera with dynamic assist
New 1-touch lane change indicator
New auto window roll-up
Projector headlamps with static bending technology and LED eyebrows
15cms (6”) touch screen infotainment with Bluetooth/ CD/ DVD/ USB/ Aux
GPS navigation in 10 languages
Driver information system
Steering mounted audio & cruise controls
Cushion suspension & anti-roll technology
Shift-on-the-fly 4WD system
Electrically adjustable ORVMs
Micro hybrid technology
Rain & light sensors
Gear shift indicator
Voice assist system
Dual Airbags (Passenger + Driver)
Panic brake indication
Collapsible steering column & side intrusion beams
Seat belt reminder lamp
Auto door lock while driving