The next-gen Mahindra Scorpio N will launch on June 27, 2022, and the existing model is set to become the Scorpio Classic.
With the launch of the Scorpio N, the existing model will be rebranded to Scorpio Classic. This video is a great walkaround tour regarding what people could expect from the base Scorpio Classic going forward. Designed mainly for semi-urban and rural environments, the components and features offered in the Scorpio Classic are catered to tough environments. This should make the Scorpio Classic extremely rugged and tough lending it special capabilities.
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Mahindra Scorpio Classic
The YouTuber brings a walkaround tour of the base S3+ variant of the Mahindra Scorpio. From the outside, there are distinctive elements that give away the fact that it is the base model. This includes things like a black grille with vertical slats, black bumper and skid plate, older Mahindra logo, black wheel arches and side body cladding, there are only steel wheels available in the base trim although the vehicle in the video has installed alloys, the door handles are black, there are no side steps for such a high vehicle, but the third-row passengers get the option of a window that could be opened for ventilation, the tail-end also features rugged black emblems to make it looks sturdy.
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Interior and Features
On the inside, there are all the basic amenities that people require from their vehicles. This includes manual AC, power windows, storage spaces, decent upholstery, an instrument cluster with a small MID for relevant information, manually adjustable IRVMs, rear AC vents with storage space, strong build quality, broad rear seats, cabin lights, 7-seat configuration, dual airbags, ABS, etc.
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In this base trim, the Scorpio comes powered by the 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine in a lower state of tune. Here, it churns out 120 hp and 280 Nm of peak power and torque (compared to 140 PS / 320 Nm in the higher trims). This engine is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. This variant costs Rs 13.54 lakh, ex-showroom. If you are looking for a rugged SUV at an attractive price point, this soon-to-become Scorpio Classic is a great choice. However, if you are willing to spend a bit more in favour of modern design, features and comfort, you could wait for the new-gen Scorpio N that will launch at the end of this month.