Scorpio N was one of the most awaited models from Mahindra this year. With an attractive pricing and feature loaded cabin, it quickly became popular among buyers. The deliveries for the new Scorpio N will start from 26 September. When compared to the Scorpio Classic, Scorpio N is a lot more premium looking, powerful and comes with 4×4 as well. There are several videos of Mahindra Scorpio N available online and here we have one such video where a Mahindra Scorpio N diesel automatic 4×4 SUV is competing with a Jeep Compass 4×4 in a drag race.
The video has been uploaded by Vikram Malik Boxer on their YouTube channel. In this video, Scorpio N 4×4 races with a Jeep Compass 4×4 SUV. For the race, the vlogger chooses a closed highway to avoid any accidents. Jeep Compass seen here is the 4×4 pre-facelift manual version. The race was conducted in multiple rounds to know which SUV is more powerful. For the first round, both the drivers line up the vehicle. Vlogger was driving the Scorpio N while his friend was in the Jeep Compass. For the first round, AC was left on and the traction control was also on.
The race started and both SUVs moved off the line quickly. Mahindra Scorpio N instantly took the lead and maintained it for rest of the round. The vlogger was very surprised with Scorpio N’s performance. In the second round, they line the SUVs on the start line and start racing. Just like the first round, Scorpio N instantly took off and Jeep Compass had no chance. The gap between both the SUVs kept on increasing and Scorpio N won the second round as well. Before third round, vlogger asked Jeep Compass owner to turn the AC off and then check if there is an improvement in performance.
After switching the AC off, the Jeep Compass was a bit more aggressive than before but, it was still not enough to overtake Mahindra Scorpio N. It was right next to the Scorpio N for few seconds after the start. After which Scorpio N took lead. Even after switching the traction control off did not help Jeep Compass. Mahindra Scorpio N was still performing well and it performed even better when the AC was switched off. They even tried doing a round with rolling start at 10 kmph. Even that did not help Jeep Compass.
Mahindra Scorpio N only lost one round and that was also because the driver was slightly careless at the start of the race. Mahindra Scorpio seen here in the video is powered by 2.2 litre mHawk turbo diesel engine that generates 175 Ps and 400 Nm of peak torque. The Jeep Compass uses a 2.0 litre turbo diesel engine that generates 173 Ps and 350 Nm of torque. Although Jeep Compass has the weight advantage, it was not enough to beat Mahindra Scorpio N in the race. The age of the vehicle would also have been a reason why Jeep could not perform very well in the race.