Anand Mahindra, who is quite active on the social media platform – Twitter keeps on posting new pictures every now and then. He recently posted a picture of a Mahindra Scorpio that is tied up to a tree using a puny lock and chain. The picture went viral on social media platforms.
Not exactly a high tech locking solution but at least it shows the owner’s possessiveness! To me, this pic perfectly describes how I feel under lockdown. This weekend I’m going to try breaking that chain..(with my mask on!) pic.twitter.com/CbW4FUml1a
This is the caption that Anand Mahindra used for the picture,
Not exactly a high tech locking solution but at least it shows the owner’s possessiveness! To me, this pic perfectly describes how I feel under lockdown. This weekend I’m going to try breaking that chain..(with my mask on!)
The picture shows an older-generation Mahindra Scorpio that is tied to a tree. The owner has put a chain to the front of the bullbar and the tree. However, the set-up does not look convincing enough as it can be broken with a help of a good plier can break the lock.
It should be noted that Mahindra Scorpio is one of the most popular vehicles among the thieves and is stolen more often than other vehicles. That is because of the SUVs value in the used car market. There are many who have been using the Mahindra Scorpio for years and many have even updated from older-generation to the newer-generations through the years.
The Mahindra Scorpio is a popular vehicle and even its parts are in high demand in the used car market. To save vehicles from theft, it is always a better idea to go for advanced devices like GPS-based anti-theft systems. These systems can be installed in any vehicle and the yearly charges are very nominal. Most of such devices will tell you about the location of your vehicle in real-time while also allowing you control the ignition of the vehicle, which means you can turn the vehicle on or off from a distance remotely. Also, such devices offer geofencing systems that automatically shuts off the vehicle when it leaves a certain limit set by the owner. Only a few months ago, an owner of a vehicle trapped police officers inside the vehicle after a similar device notified him that his seized vehicle is being used. These safety systems do not cost much and are maintenance-free. Also, many insurance companies provide discounts to vehicles that have such a device installed in the vehicle.
There are many cars that offer similar systems installed from the factory. Vehicles like Hyundai Venue, MG Hector, Hyundai i20, Kia Sonet, Kia Seltos and more offer such features. However, Mahindra is yet to offer such features to its cars and we may get to see the same in the future vehicles like Mahindra Scorpio. Talking of which, Mahindra recently launched the all-new Thar and is working to launch many more all-new vehicles like the Mahindra Scorpio and Mahindra XUV500.