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The Mahindra Scorpio SUV will be Salman Khan’s ride in Dabangg 3 [Video]

Salman Khan will star in the new movie Dabangg 3, which is scheduled to release soon in India. The new trailer shows that Salman Khan, who plays the role of a police officer in the movie is using a Mahindra Scorpio as his personal vehicle. The movie will also have a host of other Mahindra vehicles including Mahindra Bolero.

The video shows the latest generation Mahindra Scorpio in police attire doing several stunts. It should be noted that the Mahindra Scorpio is indeed the official vehicle of many state police forces around India. In fact, Mahindra is one of the largest suppliers of government vehicles across the country. Even the Armed forces of India use the vehicles from Mahindra for official use. There are many vehicles like the Marksmen that is specially produced by Mahindra for the Armed forces.

The Mahindra Scorpio that was spotted in the trailer is the latest generation Scorpio that received a more powerful engine. The new vehicle was launched in 2018 and several variants of the SUV get powered by the 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine that generates a maximum power of 140 Bhp and peak torque of 320 Nm. The other variants of the Scorpio, except for the base S3 variant, get powered by a 2.2-litre engine that generates a maximum power of 120 Bhp and peak torque of 280 Nm. The 140 Bhp version gets the 6-speed transmission while the other variants get the 5-speed manual transmission. The base S3 variant of the Mahindra Scorpio gets powered by a 2.5-litre DI engine that generates a maximum power of 75 Bhp and peak torque of 200 Nm.

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It should be noted that Mahindra is already testing the all-new Scorpio on the Indian roads and it is expected to be launched before April 2020 in India. The all-new Mahindra Scorpio will be quite different from the current version and it will be much bigger in size too. The upcoming Scorpio will be more expensive than the current version and will take on the higher-end vehicles like the Kia Seltos and Tata Harrier.

With the update, Mahindra will use a brand-new engine in the upcoming Scorpio. It will get a new-generation 2.0-litre engine that generates will be compliant with the BS6 emission norms. The all-new Scorpio is based on a new platform and will continue to offer the 4X4 options. It is also expected that Mahindra will start offering an automatic transmission with the upcoming Scorpio too. The all-new Mahindra Scorpio is likely be showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo alongside many other upcoming Mahindra products.