Mahindra Launches Its 2017 Scorpio Facelift At Rs 9.97 lakh

New Mahindra Scorpio launched, starting at Rs 9.97 lakh

Indian automobile manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra on Tuesday (14 November) has launched the facelift of its best-selling SUV Scorpio at a price of Rs 9.97 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). It will be offered in 7,8 and 9 seating configurations.

The refreshed, new for 2018 Mahindra Scorpio has been launched in India. For 2018 the Mahindra Scorpio gets cosmetic changes, but the bigger changes are its more powerful engine and new six-speed gearbox. It also gets chrome highlights in the headlamps, while there is a new upper and lower grille mesh design.

It is going to be available in five colours - New premium Pearl White (Only on S11), Diamond White (Except S11), Napoli Black, D Sat Silver and Molten Red. As for the side profile, it boasts of redesigned ORVMs with integrated side turn indicators, while riding on new alloy wheels.

At the rear, the tail gate has been redesigned and looks sharper. In addition, there are tweaks to the tailgate in form of new skid plate, chrome applique and an aeroblade wiper.

Inside, the Scorpio facelift gets new faux leather upholstery, touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth, GPS navigation, new multi-functioning steering wheel, cruise control, rear parking camera and many more.

The new attraction in the Mahindra, as it is improved with the NVH levels on the Scorpio and the SUV now comes with new 6th generation Borg Warner Turbo Charger having 9.1 Bosch ABS.

The base S3 variant gets a 2,523cc diesel motor that makes 75hp and 200Nm of torque, while the mid-spec S5 and S7 variants come with a 120hp/280Nm version of the 2.2-litre mHawk engine. The engine is linked to an all-new easy shift 6-Speed manual transmission.

The engine is available only on the higher-spec S7 and S11 trims. 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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