Mahindra has launched the Scorpio N in Australia and the official reviews are out.
The 2023 Mahindra Scorpio N is making the headlines in the Australian market. The SUV boasts a remarkable success in its native market of India. Now, the Indian SUV powerhouse has set its sights on replicating that success in Australia. The Scorpio N is a 6-seater off-road SUV which is ready to take on industry giants like the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport. It is priced at nearly half the cost of these prominent SUVs. In fact, the top-of-the-line Z8L trim is available for just $44,990 as the drive-away price. Let’s delve into the reviewer’s assessment of the Scorpio N.
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Mahindra Scorpio N in Australian Market
This review comes from CarTell.tv on YouTube. It is a prominent digital automobile media house in Australia. The hostess is quite impressed by the way the Scorpio N looks. It has a rather subtle design language with the availability of all the latest elements like LED headlamps, elegant 18-inch alloy wheels, fog lamps, plenty of use of chrome, an upright stance, a rugged bumper, LED taillamps and more. It is definitely a smart-looking SUV with a distinct road presence.
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Interior and Features
The SUV is quite feature-rich too. The interior of the Mahindra Scorpio N exudes luxury, boasting a plethora of cutting-edge technology and connectivity features. These include a substantial steering wheel with controls, a semi-digital instrument cluster, a generous digital infotainment screen featuring Android Auto, a rotary drive mode selector with a 4×4 button, wireless charging, plush dashboard surfaces, tactile buttons for automatic HVAC control, vertical AC vents, an electric sunroof, dual USB ports, a high-quality Sony sound system, roomy second-row captain’s seats, and surprisingly ample space in the third row as well.
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The Mahindra Scorpio N is propelled by a 2.2-litre turbo diesel engine that generates 129 kW (173 hp) and a robust 400 Nm of both peak power and torque. This engine is paired with a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission that efficiently channels power to all four wheels through Mahindra’s advanced 4XPLOR drivetrain. For those seeking serious off-road prowess, there’s a low-range transfer case included. Additionally, the vehicle offers a selection of drive modes tailored to various terrains, such as Normal, Grass/Gravel/Snow, Mud/Rut, and Sand. Depending on the road conditions, drivers can opt for either 4H or 4L modes for added control and adaptability.
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