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2022 Mahindra Scorpio Traditional unveiled; will get up to date gear | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

The Scorpio Traditional is powered by a brand new 132hp, 2.2-litre, turbo-diesel engine mated to a 6-speed guide gearbox.

The Scorpio Traditional has been unveiled and it will get extra than simply Mahindra’s new brand; fairly just a few bits have modified on this up to date SUV. The Scorpio has been on sale in India for the previous twenty years and has been a robust vendor for Mahindra ever since. The Scorpio Traditional shall be supplied in two trims – Traditional S and Traditional S11.

  • Will get new turbo-diesel engine
  • Obtainable in two 7-seat, one 9-seat format
  • Provided in Traditional S, Traditional S11 trims

Mahindra Scorpio Traditional: exterior design

At first look, the brand new Scorpio Traditional appears fairly just like the outgoing mannequin. Nonetheless, Mahindra has given it a refreshed entrance grille with the brand new ‘Twin Peaks’ brand. There’s additionally a redesigned entrance bumper that will get a silver skid plate in addition to a brand new design for the fog lamp housing.

In profile, the Scorpio Traditional will get the identical design for the 17-inch alloy wheels as the present Scorpio, but it surely now will get a diamond-cut end. Mahindra has additionally added dual-tone cladding on the doorways. The rear of the Scorpio Traditional is unchanged, save for the signature Tower LED tail-lamps that are actually pink in color from the earlier black.

Mahindra Scorpio Traditional: inside and options

Even inside, the modifications are minimal over the outgoing Scorpio. It will get a brand new 9.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system that’s now Android-based and helps display screen mirroring. The dashboard and centre console now get wood inserts, and the steering wheel has a leatherette end. Whereas the older mannequin acquired a gray and black inside, the Scorpio Traditional will get a black and beige mixture.

The Mahindra Scorpio Traditional is being supplied with three seating format choices – two 7-seaters and one 9-seater. Whereas one 7-seater possibility will get two captain’s seats within the second row with a bench within the third row, the opposite will get a bench within the second row and soar seats for 2 within the third. The 9-seater, in the meantime, will get a bench within the second row and soar seats for 4 within the rear.

By way of options, the Scorpio Traditional will get cruise management, rear parking sensors, AC vents for the second row and steering-mounted controls. As for security, the Mahindra Scorpio Traditional shall be supplied with two airbags, and the carmaker has confirmed extra shall be added sooner or later to adjust to the new norms.

Mahindra Scorpio Traditional: powertrain and suspension

Below the hood, the body-on-frame SUV will get the brand new 2.2-litre, turbo-diesel, Gen 2 mHawk engine that’s good for 132hp and 300Nm of torque. Mated to a 6-speed guide gearbox, it places the facility down by the rear wheels. The up to date engine is 55kg lighter than earlier than and Mahindra claims that it has improved gasoline economic system by 14 %. 

To enhance its dealing with, the Scorpio Traditional will get a bunch of updates. Mahindra has elevated roll stiffness to cut back physique roll, improved the excessive pace dealing with of the SUV, and upgraded the steering enter. 

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