It’s been 12 years since Mahindra has brought their first compact SUV to the Indian market. Scorpio is one of the iconic SUV from the Indian manufacturers Mahindra. The fame that Scorpio got in these years was heaps and Mahindra is now back again the new facelift of Scorpio The 2017 Scorpio has launched recently with basic price tag of ₹ 9.97 lakhs. It comes with features like Revised grill and tail lamps, New touchscreen infotainment system, new fog lamps and projector headlamps, tailgate etc.
The new MHawk is powered by 2179 CC, 2.2-litre, 4 Cylinder engine which churns out peak power of 140 bhp@3750 rpm and produces peak torque of 320 Nm@1500-2800 rpm. It has got 6 speed gear transmission. The 140bhp model has both 2WD and 4WD options available. The fuel tank capacity of new scorpio is same as with other models 60 L. The expected fuel efficiency of this SUV is around 15.40 kmpl.
The overall length of new Scorpio is 4456 mm and overall width is 1820 mm and overall height is 1995 mm. The wheelbase of the car is 2680 mm and ground clearance is 180 mm. Mahindra scorpio has boot space of 460 L and the kerb weight is 2510 Kg. The front brakes are Caliper Type, Ventilated Disc and rear are Drum. The front suspension is Double Wish-bone Type, Independent Front Coil Spring and rear is Multi Link Coil Spring Suspension With Anti-roll Bar. It comes with Airbags for both driver and the passengers and Mahindra has also added ABS facility to the new Scorpio which is quite satisfying. Elecrtonic Brake Distribution and Driver Information System are another features provided on new Scorpio. The top end models are priced INR 14.78 lakhs for S11 2WD and INR 16.01 lakhS for S11 4WD.