After unveiling the Mahindra Scorpio Classic a few days ago, the brand has officially announced its prices today. The SUV is available in only two variants - S and S11, which are available at an ex-showroom price tag of Rs 11.99 lakh and Rs 15.49 lakh respectively.
As we reported earlier, Mahindra Scorpio Classic is the rebadged version of the old model of the Scorpio SUV and it will be sold alongside the all-new Scorpio-N. The old design of Scorpio has a huge fan following, the reason Mahindra has not discontinued it and has launched it with a new name, a new logo, and a lot of new features.
Speaking on the launch of the Scorpio Classic, Veejay Nakra, President, Automotive Division, M&M Ltd., said, “The Scorpio is a landmark model which has reinforced Mahindra’s reputation of being a manufacturer of authentic and highly desirable SUVs. With over eight lakh customers, the Scorpio has an unbeatable fan following and continues to be loved by proud owners and trusted by eminent institutions like the armed forces, para-military and internal security forces. With the launch of the Scorpio Classic, we are offering the Scorpio fans and enthusiasts a tough yet authentic SUV built to exhibit an ‘attitude’ like never before.”
R. Velusamy, President, Automotive Technology and Product Development, M&M Ltd., said, “The Scorpio was the first-ever modern SUV designed and developed entirely in-house, establishing Mahindra’s engineering credentials. Its immense popularity has established Mahindra’s reputation as a manufacturer of tough yet sophisticated automobiles that have a universal appeal. The Scorpio Classic has been engineered to present strongly its propositions of stand-out design, built-in technology, powerful performance and premium interiors to carry forward the legacy of the Scorpio.” About Scorpio Classic The Scorpio Classic can be distinguished by its new bold grille, a muscular bonnet with a hood scoop, and the new twin-peaks logo. The new DRLs with the signature Scorpio tower LED tail lamps and new R17 diamond-cut alloy wheels further add to the appeal of the original form."
According to the official press release released by the brand, Scorpio Classic boasts superior performance – powered by an all-aluminium lightweight GEN2 mHawk engine, producing a whopping 97 kW (132 PS) of power and 300 Nm torque. A substantial 230 Nm of low-end torque is produced at only 1000 rpm.
The engine is 55 kilos lighter and is 14 per cent more fuel efficient than the engine that powered the previous model. To further refine the driving experience, a new six-speed cable shift has been introduced in the manual transmission.
The suspension set-up has been enhanced with MTV-CL technology to deliver superior ride and handling. Significant advancement has been made in the steering system for easy manoeuvrability and control. The Scorpio has always stood out for its refined SUV interiors.
The Scorpio Classic takes this to the next level with its new two-tone beige-and-black interior theme, classic wood pattern console and premium quilted upholstery. The vehicle also has a new 22.86 cm touchscreen infotainment system with phone mirroring and other modern functionalities. The Scorpio Classic is available in five colours – Red Rage, Napoli Back, Dsat Silver, Pearl White and a newly introduced Galaxy Grey. The vehicle is already available across Mahindra dealerships for customers to explore and test drive.