Mahindra Scorpio facelift with 140 BHP/320 Nm tune launched


Mahindra & Mahindra has launched Facelift of its iconic SUV - the All Powerful Scorpio.

The all new Scorpio unveiled with some new features like 103KW (140 bhp) high power engine and 320nM torque.

Mahindra Scorpio Facelift is priced at Rs. 9.97 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi, for S3 variant) and will be available in Mahindra dealerships across India with immediate effect. It will be available in multiple seating configurations - 7, 8 and 9 seater options.

Checkout the recently launched Mahindra KUV100 NXT! Exterior changes feature a new grille design with seven slats, a tweaked front bumper, new projector headlamps, new round fog lamps, turn indicators on the wing mirrors and new 17-inch alloy wheels. 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. It also gets chrome highlights in the headlamps, while there is a new upper and lower grille mesh design.

Its interior has been made plush with premium faux leather seats, faux leather wrapped steering and gear lever, new roof mounted sunglass holder and enhanced storage spaces. The other new features include a touchscreen infotainment with navigation, rear parking camera, and auto-up driver side power window which are also available with select variants.

As for the safety of the occupants, it comes loaded with latest generation braking system with 9.1 Bosch ABS. The S5 and S7 variants will get the 2.2-litre mHawk engine in the same state of tune as before, offering 120PS and 280Nm of torque.

The 2017 Mahindra Scorpio facelift will be available in variants as follows - the S3 base trim with mDCIR engine producing 75 bhp, S5 and S7 variants with mHawk engine doing 120 bhp max power and 280 Nm max torque, and lastly the top-end S7 and S11 variants with the tuned mHawk engine dishing out 140 bhp max power, 320 Nm max 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 all new Mahindra Scorpio is going to compete with the likes of Renault Duster, Hyundai Creta, Nissan Terrano, and Renault Captur.