& Mahindra has announced the launch of the Scorpio Classic, a new avatar of
its iconic brand Scorpio. Over 20 years, the Scorpio has attained legendary
status and represented the tough and authentic DNA of Mahindra SUVs.
celebrate this monumental achievement of two decades, Mahindra has launched the
Scorpio Classic, which retains the silhouette of the original and is offered
now with refreshed looks, contemporary interiors, and a new powerful engine,
in two variants – Classic S and Classic S 11 – the Scorpio Classic will
continue to be sold alongside the All-New Scorpio-N which was launched in June
this year. The Scorpio Classic will be available in five colours – Red Rage,
Napoli Back, Dsat Silver, Pearl White and a newly introduced Galaxy Grey. The vehicle will be available across Mahindra
dealerships for customers to explore and test drive starting today. The prices
of the Scorpio Classic will be announced on August 20, 2022.
Scorpio Classic can be distinguished by its new bold grille along with a
muscular bonnet with hood scoop and the new twin-peaks logo. The new DRLs with
the signature Scorpio tower LED tail lamps and new R17 diamond-cut alloy wheels
further add to the appeal of the original form.
Classic boasts superior performance – powered by an all-aluminum lightweight
GEN-2 mHawk engine, producing 132 PS and 300 Nm torque. A substantial 230 Nm of
low-end torque is produced at only 1000 rpm.
engine is 55 kilos lighter and is 14 percent more fuel efficient than the
engine that powered the previous model. To further refine the driving
experience, a new six-speed cable shift has been introduced in the manual
transmission. The suspension set-up has been enhanced with MTV-CL technology to
deliver superior ride and handling. Significant advancement has been made in
the steering system for easy maneuverability and control.
Scorpio has always stood out for its refined SUV interiors. The Scorpio Classic
takes this to the next level with its new two-tone beige-and-black interior
theme, classic wood pattern console and premium quilted upholstery. The vehicle
also has a new 22.86 cm touchscreen infotainment system with phone mirroring
and other modern functionalities.
Scorpio brand has evolved over time to address the customer needs and remains
the popular choice amongst enthusiasts who look for a tough, powerful, and
capable ‘authentic’ SUV. The Scorpio Classic will continue to demonstrate its
traits of standout design, unmissable presence, and powerful performance.
on the launch of the Scorpio Classic, Veejay Nakra, President, Automotive
Division, M&M Ltd., noted, “The Scorpio is a landmark model which has
reinforced Mahindra’s reputation of being a manufacturer of authentic and
highly desirable SUVs. With over eight lakh customers, the Scorpio has an
unbeatable fan following and continues to be loved by proud owners and trusted
by eminent institutions like the armed forces, para-military and internal
security forces. With the launch of the Scorpio Classic, we are offering the
Scorpio fans and enthusiasts a tough yet authentic SUV built to exhibit an
‘attitude’ like never before.”
Velusamy, President, Automotive Technology and Product Development, M&M
Ltd., said, “The Scorpio was the first-ever modern SUV designed and developed
entirely in-house, establishing Mahindra’s engineering credentials. Its immense
popularity has established Mahindra’s reputation as a manufacturer of tough yet
sophisticated automobiles that have a universal appeal. The Scorpio Classic has
been engineered to present strongly its propositions of stand-out design,
built-in technology, powerful performance and premium interiors to carry
forward the legacy of the Scorpio.”
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