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Mahindra launches all-new Scorpio at Rs 7.98 lakh

Last updated on: September 25, 2014 18:24 IST

Photograph: Courtesy, M&M

Mahindra & Mahindra launched the new Mahindra Scorpio in Mumbai featuring a new chassis, new steering system, new sound insulation package, new interior and exterior design, and many new features.

New Mahindra Scorpio prices

Mahindra Scorpio S2: Rs 7.98 lakh

Mahindra Scorpio S4: Rs 8.60 lakh

Mahindra Scorpio S6: Rs 9.77 lakh

Mahindra Scorpio S8: Rs 10.84 lakh

Mahindra Scorpio S10: Rs 11.46 lakh

(All prices ex-showroom, Mumbai.)

Photograph: Courtesy, M&M

The car is built on an all new platform and comes with contemporary styling, luxurious interiors and advanced technology features.

New Mahindra Scorpio exterior features

Dual projector headlamps

LED eyebrows

New grille

Bonnet scoop

LED taillamps

‘Road Armour’ bumpers

17-inch alloy wheels

Silver-finished fender bezel

Two-tone applique on the rear door

Photograph: Courtesy, M&M

New Mahindra Scorpio interior features

6-inch touchscreen infotainment system with in-built GPS Navigation and support for Bluetooth, CD, USB, DVD and Aux

Automatic climate control

New instrument console with ‘3D Effect’

Sporty steering wheel

Blue-Gray interiors

New dual-tone dashboard

Chrome-finished AC vents

The SUV is powered by mHawk engine to tackle all types of terrain and a new generation transmission for a smoother fatigue-free gear shift.

Photograph: Courtesy, M&M

New Mahindra Scorpio mechanical features

2.2-litre mHawk CRDI engine with 120 bhp and 280 Nm output

5MT 320 new generation five-speed gearbox

New suspension system with ‘Cushion Suspension Technology’ and ‘Anti-Roll Technology’

Micro-Hybrid technology (Start-Stop system)

Photograph: Courtesy, M&M

New Mahindra Scorpio Safety and convenience features

Dual front airbags

ABS

Engine Immobilizer

Reverse parking sensors

Rain sensing wipers

Light sensing headlamps

Tyre pressure monitoring system

Photograph: Kind Courtesy, Courtesy, M&M

New Mahindra Scorpio Technical Specifications

S2 variant: 2,523 cc engine that develops 75 bhp at 3,200 rpm and 200 Nm at 1,400 - 2,200 rpm.

S4, S6, S6+, S8 and S10: 2,179 cc CRDI engine that develops 120 bhp at 4,000 rpm and 280 Nm at 1,800 - 2,800 rpm.

All variants are paired to a five-speed manual gearbox and Shift-On-Fly 4WD system is optional on S4 and S10 variants.

Front suspension: Double wishbone and Independent front coil spring

Rear suspension: Multi-link coil spring type with anti-roll bar

Photograph: Courtesy, M&M

The car will be available in multiple seating configurations allowing owners to choose from 7, 8 and 9 seater options to match their needs.

The company had launched Scorpio in 2002 and it is owned by over 450,000 customers.

(With inputs from PTI)

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