Launched in 2002, Mahindra Scorpio is a 4-wheel drive SUV with a growing popularity in India and other selected markets like Australia and Malaysia. Mahindra Limited has achieved three generations with the car and is planning for more models in future. In the coming year, we will welcome Mahindra Scorpio 2017 which is expected to be a more dynamic and aggressive car.
Mahindra Scorpio 2017 – Well Appointed Interior:
The automaker has described its new car as a ferocious new beast with fiery eyes and fangs of steel. From the short description, we can be sure of some few things about the upcoming SUV. Expect a car will aggressive looks and strong body. We guess the strong body will result from the intensive of steel and other high strength materials. A variety of classic colors will be offered to suit different styles of customers. Estimated dimensions of the car include 175 inches length, 72 inches width, and 76 inches height.
You will fall in love with the well-designed front side of Mahindra Scorpio 2017. This side will have a new imposing grille, dual projector headlamps, stylish LED eyebrows, fog lights and a silver design skid plate. Viewing the car from sides, you will be stunned by embossing side cladding and 17-inch shiny alloy wheels. Rear side also looks amazing with high-tech LED tail lights, new LED stop lamps, a roof-mounted spoiler and a tough bumper.
Most car shoppers will put Mahindra Scorpio 2017 in the category of full-size SUVs. This is because the car will come with 3 rows of seats, and will be able to accommodate 9 passengers. We expect the cabin to get its fair share of quality materials.
More interior components include a 6-inch touchscreen infotainment system and a tilt steering wheel. The infotainment system has an inbuilt GPS navigation system and a fully automatic temperature control. Other features compatible with the system include Bluetooth, USB, CD, DVD and Aux. As for the safety and security, Mahindra Scorpio 2017 will be equipped with systems such as anti-roll technology, cruise control, Intellipark, voice assist system, cushion suspension technology, advanced static bending technology, airbags, ABS, crash protection crumple zones, collapsible steering column, digital immobilized, speed alert, panic brake indication and auto door lock.
Mahindra Scorpio 2017 – Engine Specifications:
The new Scorpio car will be powered by a 2.5-liter turbocharged 4-Cylinder mHawk engine which is rated 120 hp and 210 lb.ft. The best thing about this engine is that it will be equipped with desirable features such as direct injection and common rail system.
The powertrain is made complete by a 5-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission system. With every automaker trying to make its car more fuel-efficient and environment-friendly, we are expecting that Mahindra SUV will offer good fuel consumption and pollution rate figures.
Mahindra Scorpio 2017 – Arrival Date, Price, and Competition:
Planning to own the upcoming Scorpio? Well, be ready to spend $21,850. We are not sure if there will be trim levels but expect to pay more for them if they will be available. The car will be available to buy by the end of the second half of 2017.
Cars that will compete for the market share with the new Scorpio include Tata Safari, Renault Duster, and Hyundai Creta.