The new next-gen Mahindra Scorpio will be an all-new product and will boast new features, a new platform, and new powertrain options.
The Mahindra Scorpio is one the most iconic SUVs in the Indian market and is all set to get a major update with the launch of its next-gen iteration in the country. With the launch of the SUV scheduled to happening the coming months, the new next-gen 2022 Mahindra Scorpio is expected to sit between the Thar and the XUV700 in the brand’s portfolio. Having said this, here are the top five things that we know so far about the upcoming 2022 Mahindra Scorpio in India.
New Exterior Design
The new Scorpio is not expected to grow in size but is also expected to offer a more aggressive and bold look that will help it boast a strong road presence. For starters, the front grille will now be replaced with a bigger and more prominent unit while the headlights will continue to boast a dual-barrel setup. The LED DRLs are low placed on the lower half of the bumper. The side profile too is expected to be heavily updated and we will see new machine-finished alloy wheels with the new Scorpio. Things are no different at the rear as Mahindra has heavily updated the design. The prominent changes include a new tail-light design and a new tail-gate to complement the character of the SUV.
Being an all-new model, this new iteration of the Scorpio will boast a premium cabin with a new dashboard layout. For starters, the SUV will boast a large touchscreen infotainment system in the centre while we will also get a lot more storage spaces inside the cabin. Other notable changes include new and more comfortable seats, a new driver’s armrest, a new steering wheel unit, a new instrument console, better fit-finish levels, and a lot more. In all, the cabin of the new Scorpio will be a huge step-up when compared to the present iteration.
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2022 Mahindra Scorpio Engine Options
The new next-gen 2022 Mahindra Scorpio is expected to be offered with two engine options – 2.0L Turbo petrol and 2.2L diesel engine. We see both these engines being offered in the Thar but Mahindra might tweak the power and torque output for the Scorpio. Having said this, both these engines will be offered with a manual as well as an automatic gearbox. The brand is however yet to reveal any official details or the specifications of the powertrain options on offer with the 2022 Mahindra Scorpio.
New Next-Gen 2022 Mahindra Scorpio Features
The new Scorpio will be offered with a plethora of features. For starters, the SUV is expected to boast features like dual-zone automatic climate control, digital instrument console, connected car tech, a large multi-functional touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, auto-dimming ORVMs, etc. In addition to this, other features like push-button start, cooled glovebox, powered driver seat, reach-rake adjustment for the steering wheel, etc will also be offered with the upcoming Scorpio.
New Next-Gen 2022 Mahindra Scorpio Price
Internally codenamed as the Z101, the new Scorpio will be sold alongside the existing iteration of the Scorpio and will carry an additional premium. While the brand is yet to share any details, we are expecting the new 2022 Mahindra Scorpio price to start from Rs 14-15 lakh (ex-showroom) for the base variant.
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