A few days before its official unveiling, Mahindra has released the teaser video, images and name of the new-generation Scorpio SUV. The new version, which was codenamed Project Z101 during its development phase, has been named Mahindra Scorpio-N. The teasers show the evolutionary design of the new Mahindra Scorpio-N in all its glory, which looks dramatically different yet carries the upright stance and character of the original Scorpio. Here is an image gallery of the all-new Mahindra Scorpio that shows the vehicle in multiple angles.
Mahindra has revealed a few more details of the all-new Scorpio-N. Like the last two blockbusters from Mahindra, Thar and XUV700, the new Mahindra Scorpio-N will also be offered with a choice of 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol and 2.2-litre diesel engines, with both 6 speed manual and automatic transmission options.
Power outputs of both the engines have been revealed in the run up to launch. As anticipated, power outputs of these engine options are between those of Thar and XUV700. The 2.2 liter diesel engine will be offered with 130 PS and 160 PS outputs while the 2 liter petrol engine will make 170 PS.
What’s also confirmed is that the new Scorpio-N will also be offered with a four-wheel-drive option, which marks the comeback of the 4WD badge on the Scorpio nameplate. The four wheel drive unit will be a shift-on-the-fly system with both low and high range options that the driver can select manually. Apart from that, the new Scorpio-N will continue to be a ladder-on-frame SUV with rear-wheel-drive as standard.
Design details have been revealed in the teaser images and video of the new Mahindra Scorpio-N. The new SUV will get features like LED projector headlamps with dynamic LED turn indicators, C-shaped daytime running LEDs and LED fog lamps on the front bumper, vertical chrome slats on the front grille and a silver skid plate.
It also gets rearview mirrors with integrated LED turn indicators, diamond-cut alloy wheels, roof rails and chrome garnish on the exterior door handles and window beltline, which extends towards the D-pillar in a wraparound fashion.
The new Mahindra Scorpio-N has been indigenously developed by the company’s research and development teams at Mahindra Research Valley near Chennai and Mahindra Design Studio in Mumbai, apart from the inputs from Mahindra North American Technical Centre in the USA.
The new Scorpio-N will be locally manufactured at Mahindra’s production facility in Chakan. The prices of the new Scorpio-N will be officially announced on 27th June 2022. It’ll be the first real platform change for the iconic SUV, which was first introduced way back in 2002.
While the first-gen Scorpio’s starting price was pegged at just Rs. 5.5 lakh, the all new model is likely to start from around Rs. 10 lakh for the base version, going all the way up to nearly Rs. 20 lakh for the top-end trim. Over to the launch now.