Champion SUV maker Mahindra
& Mahindra Ltd has launched an Automatic variant of its New Generation
Scorpio. Available on the top-end S10 variant of the New Generation Scorpio,
the Automatic offering is priced at Rs.13.13 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi, 2WD).
The Scorpio also comes with a 6-speed
automatic transmission with 4WD as an option. Launched in September 2014, the
New Generation Scorpio has been built on an all-new platform with cushion
suspension and anti-roll technologies and comes with contemporary, more
aggressive exterior styling, luxurious blue-grey interiors and advanced
The vehicle boasts of stylish
headlamps that come with advanced static bending technology to light up those
hairpin bends at every turn. It has new LED eyebrows, new cushion suspension
and anti-roll technologies and is fitted with a powerful 2.2 litre, 4-cylinder,
turbocharged mHawk engine that generates 120 BHP and 280Nm torque.
Other prominent features
include a new hi-tech 15 cm (6 inch) touch screen infotainment system, fully
automatic temperature control, dual front airbags, new 43 cms (17 inch) alloy wheels, a
futuristic instrument cluster and luxurious new blue-grey interiors.
The vehicle has a short
turning radius of 5.4 metres, new height-adjustable driver’s seat, shift-on-fly
4 wheel drive, smart rain and light sensors and tyre-tronics – a sophisticated
measuring system that enhances safety by providing live updates of the exact
air pressure and temperature in each tyre. Any variation is brought to your
Pravin Shah, President &
Chief Executive (Automotive), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., "The Scorpio
broke new ground when it was launched more than a decade ago and since then we
have regularly upgraded the Scorpio to ensure that it stays relevant. At
Mahindra, it is our constant endeavor to make advanced technology more
accessible and affordable to our customers. In fact, the Scorpio was the first
Indian SUV to launch an Automatic transmission in 2008 and, now, we offer our
customers an automatic option on Scorpio’s New Generation Platform. I am sure
that the New Generation Scorpio Automatic will be an instant hit with our
customers and further enhance the appeal of this iconic brand.”
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