Today, Mahindra has launched Mahindra Scorpio facelift with few cosmetic updates and more powerful engine. The new Scorpio facelift has been launched in seven, eight and nine seater configurations. Prices of new Scorpio facelift starts at Rs. 9.97 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
The Mahindra Scorpio facelift revised variant names and now S3, S5, S7, S11 and top-end model with 4WD will be available. The 2017 Mahindra Scorpio facelift comes with a bunch of new features along with some noticeable cosmetic updates. The engine also gets 20 bhp more power than previous. It also gets a new 6-speed manual transmission.
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.”
Over all design of 2017 Mahindra Scorpio remains unchanged but there is a bunch of styling updates mainly to the front and rear section. Upfront is decorated with a new radiator grille. The Mahindra Scorpio facelift gets a seven-slot unit inspired by the Mahindra Imperio’s grille instead of the chrome spikes. Front and Rear bumper gets faux skid plate. New Scorpio also comes with a revised bumper with wider airdam, new larger foglamps and additional cladding.
The Mahindra Scorpio facelift is powered by the same 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine, but the oil burner now comes in two states of tune – the existing 120 bhp version and a tuned 140 bhp version. The older version generates peak torque of 280 Nm, while the more powerful version produces peak torque of 320 Nm. The base trim S3, on the other hand, get the older m2DICR engine that generates 75 bhp. It comes with 5 speed manual transmission but S7 and S11 variants comes with a new 6-speed manual gearbox.
The cabin is now comes with considerable cosmetic updates. Now It gets a proper bench seat for the third row instead of side facing jump seats. The SUV now also gets new interior with matching faux leather upholstery and a revised dashboard that looks a lot more contemporary now with a 6-inch touchscreen infotainment system with GPS navigation.
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The new Scorpio facelift now comes in five colour option – New premium Pearl White (Only on S11), Diamond White (Except S11), Napoli Black, D Sat Silver and Molten Red.