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2022 Mahindra Scorpio Traditional to be offered in two variants | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

The Scorpio Traditional will get 7- or 9-seater choices; costs to be introduced quickly.

With the Scorpio N launch out of the best way, Mahindra is all set to reintroduce the present Scorpio because the Scorpio Traditional. It’s going to get two variants upon launch and the entry-level for the vary would be the S variant, beforehand generally known as the Scorpio S3. Mahindra may also supply a top-spec S11 trim within the Scorpio Traditional, which will likely be loaded with options. With a base variant and a fully-loaded one, Mahindra plans to cater not solely to the fleet and safety help autos but additionally to non-public patrons. 

The Scorpio Traditional will sit beneath the Scorpio N and pricing is more likely to begin at Rs 10 lakh.

  • Scorpio Traditional to cater fleet and personal segments
  • Will get refreshed entrance bumper and grille
  • Two seating layouts will likely be on supply

Mahindra will supply a 7- or a 9-seat structure on each variants of the upcoming Scorpio Traditional. Will probably be powered by a 140hp, 2.2-litre diesel engine as its sole engine paired to the 6-speed handbook gearbox. As earlier than, it is not going to include 4WD or an automated gearbox.

The Scorpio Traditional is not going to be only a badge replace job; sources inform us that Mahindra has made a number of beauty tweaks. The entrance bumper and grille is all new and will get related look because the Scorpio N with the same grille design replete with Mahindra’s new Twin Peaks brand that made its debut on the XUV700

Why is Mahindra nonetheless persevering with the Scorpio Traditional?

The newly launched Scorpio N is positioned as a extra premium product holding the likes of the Tata Safari in sight. Nonetheless, regardless of being eight years outdated, the outgoing Scorpio continues to be fashionable. In FY22, Mahindra offered 38,696 items of the Scorpio, which interprets to over 3,000 items a month.

Furthermore, the Scorpio N is accessible with solely forward-facing third-row seats. This has been executed within the curiosity of security. Nonetheless, the side-facing leap seats of the previous-generation Scorpios had some benefits. For probably the most half, Scorpios have been utilized in Tier II and Tier III cities as individuals movers, the place side-facing seats permit for extra lodging. With the Scorpio Traditional, Mahindra will proceed to supply side-facing seats, retaining the unique Scorpio’s USP.

The Scorpio N with all its tech and options has clearly gone extra upmarket in comparison with previous-generation fashions. It’s possible that Mahindra is focusing on city and life-style patrons with the Scorpio N, whereas aiming at patrons who need creature comforts from Tier II and Tier III cities with the Scorpio Traditional. 

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