Mahindra has launched the Scorpio-N in the country, with introductory prices starting at INR 11.99 lakh, ex-showroom, Pan India. Variant-wise introductory prices are listed below, however, do note that these prices are applicable for the first 25,000 bookings only, which means the following prices become irrelevant in just a few days or maybe within a few hours of bookings commencement on July 30, 2022 (11 AM onwards, online). Also, for reasons beyond our understanding, the company has revealed the prices of only manual transmission (FWD) variants for now and has retained the prices of 4×4 and automatic variants for 21st July.
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Another thing to note is that the above variants are all 7-seaters, but there are also 6-seater variants based on the Z8L, the prices of which, again, will be revealed on 21st July.
Key exterior features depending on the trim include dual-barrel LED projector headlights, LED running lights, LED projector fog lights, ORVM-integrated LED turn signals, sequential turn signals, LED taillights, an integrated rear spoiler, 17- or 18-inch Diamond-cut alloy wheels, and a sunroof.
There are 7 exterior colors to choose from: Deep Forest (kinda dark green), Everest White, Napoli Black, Dazzling Silver, Red Rage, Royal Gold and Grand Canyon (dark orange).
For those interested to know the dimensions, the Scorpio-N measures 4,662 mm long, 1,917 mm wide and 1,857 mm tall (without Ski Rack & antenna), with a wheelbase of 2,750 mm.
Key features on the inside include a 7-inch MID, an 8-inch central touchscreen, wireless Android Auto & Apple CarPlay connectivity, built-in Alexa, wireless smartphone charging, 12-speaker Sony 3D audio system, dual-zone climate control system, 6-way power-adjustable driver seat, and more. Download the 32-page brochure here.
Safety equipment includes airbags (front, side and curtain), ABS with EBD, ESC, Hill Hold Control + Hill Descent Control, TPMS, front & rear parking sensors, and disc brakes at all four corners.
Moving on to the juicy bits of the story, the Scorpio-N offers petrol and diesel powertrain options. For petrol buyers, the SUV offers a 2.0-litre 4-cylinder turbocharged mStallion unit, producing 149.14 kW (203 metric hp) and 370 Nm (273 lb-ft) of torque when paired with a 6-speed manual gearbox. But if you pick the 6-speed torque converter automatic, you’ll get 10 Nm (7 lb-ft) more.
Diesel buyers have three options actually. The engine is gonna be a 2.2-litre 4-cylinder turbocharged mHawk unit that offers 97 kW (132 metric hp) and 300 Nm (221 lb-ft). If you want more, you can opt for a powerful version with 128.6 kW (175 metric hp) and 370 Nm (273 lb-ft), and if you choose the aforementioned automatic gearbox, you’ll get 30 Nm (22 lb-ft) more.
The 4WD models boast low and high modes, Terrain Modes (Normal, Snow, Mud & Ruts, Sand), and locking differentials.