The car that made Mahindra an household name is all stet to make a comeback, but this time the car has been worked upon beyond the limits a teased In the trailer as well the car is brings with it a new approach altogether. The rising excitement the brand has created with its teasers has the people in angst. To our relief the cars test mule was spotted again (test mule spy video by the fat biker YouTube). The popular SUV would be unveiled in June coinciding with its prior first gen launch as well.
Exterior design changes
The new variant has had a slew of changes as seen in earlier leaked images , to name a few , new features as well as a roomier cabin and all new interiors. The Scorpio has been widely known for its domineering looks , Mahindra has made sure that the car still has the same presence with a new design style. Other changes include an improved and bigger air dam plus a more wider and upright front façade. The car gets longer rear overhangs with the rear sets now being front facing plus the car still gets side hinged boot door with a taillight and headlamps redesign. If rumors are worth anything , its been heard Due to the cult like following of the older version of the car it would be kept on sale as well along the newer version of the car.
As according to the new teaser released by Mahindra the car would be the Big daddy of all SUV’S, bold claim to make in a highly competitive market like India. Here are some of the older spy shots of the car that revealed the interior , by the Automobile exports.
In the front you get wireless charger and two USB ports. You get a manual parking brake, two cup holders, dual-zone climate control, drive modes, Hill Descent Control, Traction Control, idle engine start/stop system, push-button to start/stop engine, rear parking sensors, LED lights for the cabin, sunglass holder etc.
There is a new generation Infotainment system. It seems it would support apple car play as well as Android Auto. The infotainment retains the shortcut buttons as well as the tuning knob and the volume knob. The car also has a sunroof and roof mounted speakers. The cabin is finished in a brown theme similar to the centre console which probably would have a cooling function as well. Other key features on-board new Scorpio include an electric sunroof, new gear lever and steering mounted controls. In terms of safety, new Scorpio will have features such as cruise control, front parking sensors, electronic stability control and 360° camera.
The new Scorpio would be made available now with both 6 seat and 7 seat configuration, a recent mule spotted showcased how the boot space would get compromised with the new front facing seats in the third row of the car. The car would have he same engine options as available with the XUV 700 and the Thar the car would come with a 2.0 turbo petrol as well as a 2.2 Diesel engine. The power and torque output would be similar to that seen on the Thar as well as on the Xuv 700. The car would come with an conventional manual as well as a torque converter automatic transmission.