The facelifted 2017 Mahindra Scorpio is an eagerly awaited new launch and comes with a host of feature upgrades along with interior and exterior changes. The biggest change is the inclusion of a more powerful tune state for the 2.2-litre mHawk engine that dishes out 140 BHP and 320 Nm while the 120 BHP tune state is retained which also generates 280 Nm of peak torque. There is the new Borg Warner 6th generation turbocharger, which ensures sportier and more responsive driving experiences for owners.
A new 6-speed manual transmission unit has been added to the new engine, which enables more fuel savings, better cruising on highways and enhanced performance. There is the latest braking system available with 9.1 Bosch ABS along with NVH level improvements, which bolster refinement while ensuring a quieter in-car experience.
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Some of the key exterior features include the following:
- New Skid Plate
- New and muscular alloy wheels
- New front toothed grille with chrome inserts
- New tailgate with central chrome appliqué
- Rear aero blade wiper
- New ORVMs complete with integrated LED turn indicators
- New fog lamps with chrome bezel
- New mesh design for lower and upper grille
- New LED tail lamps with red lens covering
- New air extractors
- Redesigned rear bumper footstep
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The interiors come with new seats in faux leather in tandem with faux leather wrapping for the gear lever and steering wheel alike. There is a new sunglass holder mounted on the roof along with larger cubbyholes and a new slot for holding mobile phones. The new Scorpio also comes with an auto-window roll-up and 1-touch lane change indicator in tandem with a new reverse parking camera with the dynamic assist. There are projector headlamps with LED eyebrows and cutting-edge static bending technology. There is cushion suspension with anti-roll technology, electrically adjustable ORVMs, IntelliPark, shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive, micro-hybrid technology, tyre-tronics, gear shift indicator, rain and light sensors, voice assist system and steering mounted cruise and audio controls.
There is the 6-inch touch-screen infotainment unit that gets Aux, CD, Bluetooth, DVD and USB capabilities. There is a driver information system along with GPS navigation with support for 10 languages. Some of the key safety features include the following:
- Dual airbags
- Engine immobilizer
- Anti-theft warning
- Collapsible steering column and side intrusion beams
- Seat belt reminder lamp
- Panic brake indication
- Auto door lock
- Speed alert
The 2017 Mahindra Scorpio is now a complete package with these new feature upgrades and exterior enhancements. The 2017 Mahindra Scorpio is priced between INR 9.97-16.01 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi).