After the launch of the Scorpio N, the company also announced that the previous generation Scorpio won’t be discontinued and will continue to remain on sale as the Scorpio Classic. The company recently announced that the highest incremental bookings for the month across ALL cars were for the Scorpio Classic.
So how different is the Scorpio Classic from the previous generation? What are the new features the SUV gets? Read the complete article to know it all.
Mahindra Scorpio Classic: New logo, New 17-inch alloys and more
The new Scorpio Classic is almost similar to the old generation except for the few changes done to the front bumper. The Classic gets a new grille with chrome and similar treatment has been done to the fog lamp housings. The SUV gets re-designed headlamps and LED DRLs.
The new Mahindra Scorpio Classic gets a new Mahindra logo. The logo was first introduced with the XUV 700 and then the Scorpio-N and now Mahindra is including the Scorpio Classic in the list.
The Mahindra Scorpio Classic also gets newly designed dual-tone alloy wheels. The Alloy wheels are the only changes that have been made to the side. The SUV also gets functional roof rails which makes it look rugged.
Mahindra Scorpio Classic: Dual tone interior and Android Infotainment
The cabin layout of the new Scorpio Classic remains the same as the previous generation except for the new dual-tone theme. The SUV also gets a new 9-inch Android infotainment system with 16 GB of internal memory replacing the 7-inch touchscreen.
The other change in the interior is the steering wheel with the new logo on it. Other features include automatic climate control, dual front airbags, reverse parking sensors with a camera, etc.
Mahindra Scorpio Classic: New engine?
The Mahindra Scorpio Classic is powered by the new-gen 2.2L mHawk turbocharged diesel With all aluminium construction and is lighter by 55 kilos than the previous engine. The engine also uses electronic actuators and Mahindra claims that the new engine is more responsive and the NVH levels have been drastically reduced.
Talking about the power figures, the SUV produces 130 bhp of power and 300 Nm of torque and is paired with a 6-speed gearbox.
The 6-speed manual transmission is also revised, and the Scorpio Classic gets cable driven gearbox, as a result, the new Scorpio Classic has smoother shift operation and shorter throws.
Mahindra Scorpio Classic: Tweaked Suspension and new alloy wheels
The Mahindra has also gotten re-tuned suspension. The Scorpio Classic gets Multi Tuning Valve Concentric Land dampers. Also referred to as FSD. Due to this the SUV feels much more confident around corners and feels very stable. The SUV also gets newly designed dual-tone 17-inch alloy wheels.
Mahindra Scorpio Classic: Offered with only 2 variants.
The Mahindra Scorpio classic is offered with only two variants – S and S11. The S has priced at Rs 11.99 lakh and the S11 is priced at 15.49 lakh.