Scorpio Classic is the newest product from Mahindra that is an updated version of the regular Scorpio that has been on sale for years in our market.
Here is a useful video where the road presence of the new Mahindra Scorpio Classic has been compared to the old model. Scorpio Classic comes with a lot of minor changes to make sure that the SUV remains up-to-date with the latest features and styling elements. Also, it will be sold alongside the Scorpio N. Therefore, it becomes important to check out the visual changes made to the SUV in comparison to its older version.
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Mahindra Scorpio Classic Compared With Old Model
The side-by-side comparison is the best way to detect the actual changes made two the SUV. This includes a more aggressive front fascia with vertical slats garnished in chrome, a more sculpted bonnet with characteristic creases, the new twin-peak Mahindra logo, more stylish horizontal LED DRLs above the fog lamps, redesigned headlamps and a sturdy skid plate lending a rugged and tough look to the new model.
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On the sides, the differences are less pronounced but are clearly visible. This includes the side body cladding that runs the entire length of the SUV, more elegant alloy wheels, a rugged side body panel with Scorpio lettering, but a rather similar silhouette. At the rear, the taillamp design sees some minor tweaks, while the overall shape remains the same. Truth be told, the changes to the interior and cabin of the Scorpio Classic are more substantial.
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Mahindra has made a few changes to the engine calibration and suspension. There has been the use of lightweight aluminium and other materials for the engine components like camshaft and crankshaft making the engine lighter by 55 kg. The 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine makes 130 hp and 300 Nm and the 230 Nm of torque is available from just 1000 RPM. It is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission with cable shift for quick and precise shifts. What are your thoughts on the changes made to the new Mahindra Scorpio Classic compared to the old model and which one do you like better?
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