June 29, 2022

Mass production of Mahindra Scorpio N will begin in early June ahead of launch

The new Scorpio will receive turbo-petrol and diesel engines with an optional 4WD

  • Production of the Mahindra Scorpio N will begin in early June.

  • The full price list for the SUV will be announced on June 27.

  • To be offered with 2.2-litre diesel engine and 2-litre turbo petrol engine options, 6-speed manual and AT choices.

  • Four-wheel drive (4WD) optional with gasoline and diesel engines.

  • Prices are expected to start from around Rs 10 lakh.

Mahindra will begin mass production of the Scorpio N from early June. Currently, only pre-production units are manufactured at the automaker’s Chakan (Pune) plant. The new Scorpio N will go on sale June 27, while the existing model will continue to be on sale with the “Classic” suffix.

Mahindra Scorpion N

The exterior styling of the Scorpio N has already been revealed. With the generational update, it gets a complete design overhaul, sporting a bigger, sturdier and premium look. It will be offered in six- and seven-seat configurations.

Mahindra Scorpion N

The Indian automaker will make a major makeover of the Scorpio N’s cabin, making it more upscale and modern than that of the outgoing model. It will feature all-LED lighting, dual-zone climate control, an 8-inch touchscreen system, Sony audio system with roof-mounted speakers, wireless device charger, power sunroof, multiple airbags and a 360 degree camera.

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Under the hood, the new Scorpio N will be offered with 2.2-litre diesel and 2-litre turbo petrol engine options.

Specifications

Scorpio

Tar

XUV700

2.2 liter diesel

130PS/160PS

130PS

155PS/185PS

2.0 liter turbo petrol

170PS

150PS

200PS

It will be offered with 6-speed manual and automatic transmissions, as seen on the Thar and XUV700. You can also opt for 4WD, luckily with petrol and diesel engines.

Mahindra Scorpion N

The Scorpio N is expected to retail from around Rs 10 lakh (ex-showroom). It will compete with similarly priced compact SUVs like the Hyundai Creta, Skoda Kushaq, Volkswagen Taigun, MG Astor, Kia Seltos and Nissan Kicks.