There is a massive interest in the all-new Scorpio-N. While Mahindra has started displaying the all-new Scorpio-N at showrooms across 30 cities in India, there are still many who are yet to see the new Scorpio-N in flesh. Only a few days ago, we saw current owners of the Mahindra Scorpio stopping the new Scorpio-N on the roads. Well, here is a video that shows police stopping the new Scorpio-N to check it out thoroughly.
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The Instagram video by shutterdrives shows the police checking out the new 2022 Scorpio-N. The exact location of the incident remains unknown but it happened somewhere in Bangalore. The person was driving from Pune to Bangalore in the new Scorpio-N when the police stopped him to check out the vehicle.
Massive interest around the Scorpio-N
The manufacturer announced that it will start accepting bookings for the new SUV from July 30th. The deliveries will start during the festive season, which is around September in India.
Mahindra is already offering test drives in 30 cities. By the middle of July, more cities will be added to the test-drive list. The brand will start delivering the car by the festive season.
The all-new Mahindra Scorpio gets the same 2.0-litre turbo-petrol and 2.2-litre diesel that also powers the Thar and the XUV700. The petrol engine produces a maximum power of 203 PS and 370 Nm of peak torque with manual and 380 Nm of peak torque with the automatic variant. The 2.2-litre diesel engine produces a maximum power of 132 PS of peak power and 300 Nm of peak torque. It is also available with a higher state of tune. With the higher variants, it produces a maximum power of 175 PS and peak torque of 370 Nm with the manual and 400 Nm with the automatic. Mahindra also offers the Zip, Zap and Zoom drive modes with the diesel variant.
All the engine options offer the six-speed manual transmission as standard. The higher-spec diesel and the turbo-petrol engine are also available with six-speed automatic transmission. The Scorpio is a rear-wheel drove as standard. The higher-spec diesel variants also get AWD with mechanical rear-locking differentials, ESP-based brake locking front differential, an independent front suspension and a five-link rear suspension.
The all-new Scorpio-N will sell alongside the existing Scorpio. The new SUV gets a modern design and it is much bigger than the existing model. The new Mahindra Scorpio gets a new grille that resembles XUV700. There is the new “Twin-peak” logo as well. It is almost as big as the XUV700 now.