The next-generation Mahindra Scorpio is coming soon to the Indian market. Now, it has been spotted on the road during a test run.
The Mahindra Scorpio is one of the most popular SUVs in India. It is known for its ruggedness, space, and presence. An all-new Mahindra Scorpio has been under development for a while. It is expected to feature a completely new exterior design and overhauled interiors. Many spy shots and videos of the next-gen model have emerged online. And now, yet another sighting has emerged. While the test mules are covered with heavy camouflage, gives a good look at the exterior of the 2022 Scorpio.
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The 2022 Mahindra Scorpio has bigger dimensions than the current generation. The taillamp design also looks completely different. Also, the tailgate has a door handle for sideways opening. The next-gen model is likely to come with roof rails and newly-designed dual-tone alloy wheels. It will underpin a new ladder-on-frame chassis. It is expected to be powered by a 2.2-liter mHawk diesel engine that offers 130hp/ a 2.0-liter mStallion petrol engine that offers 140hp. For the transmission option, the SUV will include a 6-speed manual as well as a 6-speed automatic unit.
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Additionally, the base variant is likely to come with an 8.0-inch infotainment system, a 4-speaker audio system, a semi-digital instrument cluster, adjustable, flat-bottom steering wheel, dual airbags, ABS with EBD and Isofix. Even the second row occupants will get adjustable headrests. The higher trims will get a larger infotainment system, digital analogue instrument cluster, Head-Up display (HUD), dual-tone leather seats, vehicle telematics, multiple airbags, a 360-degree camera, reverse camera, cruise control, AWD (all-wheel drive) system, and more.
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The new 2022 Mahindra Scorpio is expected to be launched by mid-2022. The current version comes in five trims: S3+, S5, S7, S9, and S11. It is priced from Rs 13.18 lakh to Rs 18.14 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The nine-seater car is powered by a 2.2-liter diesel engine that offers 120PS/ 280Nm or 140PS/ 319Nm. While the base variant gets a 5-speed MT, other variants are paired with a 6-speed manual gearbox. The popular car comes with features like cruise control, auto AC, a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth and AUX connectivity, and auto headlights with LED DRLs. Safety features include dual front airbags, rear parking sensors, ABS, and speed alert.