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Mahindra Scorpio Auto (700x602)

Mahindra’s new Scorpio now gets a six-speed automatic transmission with 4WD as an option

Story: Aninda Sardar

Mahindra and Mahindra have recently launched an Automatic version of the new generation Scorpio that was launched last year. The Auto variant of the Scorpio is priced at Rs 13.13 lakh, ex-showroom in Delhi for the 2WD version, with 4WD being an option. The automatic transmission however is only available in the range-topping S10 trim.

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On the occasion, Pravin Shah, President and Chief Executive (Automotive), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd said, “The Scorpio broke new ground when it was launched more than a decade ago and since then we have regularly upgraded the Scorpio to ensure that it stays relevant. At Mahindra, it is our constant endeavor to make advanced technology more accessible and affordable to our customers. In fact, the Scorpio was the first Indian SUV to launch an Automatic transmission in 2008 and, now, we offer our customers an automatic option on Scorpio’s New Generation Platform. I am sure that the New Generation Scorpio Automatic will be an instant hit with our customers and further enhance the appeal of this iconic brand.”

The Scorpio boasts a veritable list of features, some of the key ones being listed below:

  • New Static Bending Projector Headlamps – The stylish headlamps come with advanced Static Bending Technology to light up those hairpin bends at every turn
  • Striking New LED Eyebrows– The hi-tech LEDs give an aggressive look and also act as parking lights.
  • New Cushion Suspension andAnti-Roll Technologies – The New Generation Scorpio Automatic comes with an all-new platform including Cushion Suspension Technology that delivers a more comfortable ride over the most uneven of roads and Anti-Roll Technology that offers better handling.
  • Powerful mHawk Engine– The advanced 2.2 liter, 4-cylinder, turbocharged mHawk engine, generates 88 KW (120 BHP) power and 280Nm torque. This power enables you to surge ahead of other cars.
  • NewHi-Tech 15 cm (6 inch) Touch Screen Infotainment System – Control your music and navigation on the go with the new 15 cm (6 inch) Touch Screen Infotainment System with inbuilt GPS Navigation/Bluetooth/CD/DVD/USB/Aux. The Driver Information System gives various vehicle-related information at the touch of a button.
  • New Fully Automatic Temperature Control – Maintainthe cabin at your preferred temperature without the need to keep adjusting blower and cooling knobs.
  • Dual Front Airbags– In the event of a collision, these dual airbags inflate instantly, thereby protecting the driver and the co-driver from serious injury.
  • Stunning New 43 cms (17 inch) Alloy Wheels – Allows you to create a bold impression everywhere you go.
  • New Futuristic Instrument Cluster– Drive into the future with a3D-effect cluster design which is stunningly illuminated.  It also displays vital information like gear position, trip meter, odometer, fuel and temperature.
  • Luxurious New Blue-Grey Interiors – Step into a luxurious new world with new premium 2-tone interiors, a new dual-tone dashboard and new blue-grey upholstery.
  • Short Turning Radius– The shortened turning radius of 5.4 meters enables ease of manoeuvrability even in the most congested places.
  • New Height-adjustable Driver’s Seat– This allows the driver to adjust the seat height as per his convenience.
  • Shift-on-Fly 4 Wheel Drive– The New Generation Scorpio Automatic is also available with 4WD, as an option, for the off-road enthusiast. The shift-on-fly feature allows you to shift between 4WD modes at the simple turn of a knob.
  • New Smart Rain and Light Sensors – Smart sensors automatically turn the headlights ON or OFF according to light conditions, and also control the speed of the wipers according to the intensity of rain.
  • Tyre-tronics – A sophisticated measuring system thatenhances safety by providing live updates of the exact air pressure and temperature in each tyre. Any variation is brought to your immediate attention.
 

About the author: Aninda Sardar

 

Assistant Editor at Car India. Believes in the power of simplicity and in the simplicity of power (when it comes to engines of course).

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