Mahindra lately unveiled the brand new Scorpio-N, which shall be launched on June 27, however the producer will proceed to supply the older mannequin alongside it because the Scorpio Basic. The Scorpio Basic will go on sale quickly and can get beauty updates and trim-level adjustments.
Mahindra presently affords the prevailing Scorpio in 5 variants — S3+, S5, S7, S9 and S11 — with costs starting from ₹ 13.54 lakh to ₹ 18.62 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). With the upcoming Scorpio-N anticipated to be priced across the ₹ 15 lakh-22 lakh mark, the Scorpio Basic would proceed to carry its spot within the ₹ 13-16 lakh vary in Mahindra’s SUV line-up.
Supplier sources inform us that whereas the upper variants of the outgoing Scorpio shall be put to relaxation, there’ll nonetheless be a number of trim ranges on sale with a various tools record. Larger variants of the Scorpio Basic are anticipated to return with tools corresponding to alloy wheels; nevertheless, an computerized gearbox wouldn’t be supplied. It’s believable that some variants of the Scorpio Basic could overlap the brand new Scorpio-N when it comes to pricing.
So far as styling goes, the Scorpio Basic can have delicate alterations to beauty bits on the surface, together with the entrance bumper and grille, which can include the brand new Mahindra emblem. There may even be some updates to the facet cladding on the doorways.
The upcoming Scorpio-N is predicted to get the brand new 200hp, 2.0-litre mStallion turbo-petrol and 180hp, 2.2-litre mHawk turbo diesel engines from the Thar and XUV700. Sources have confirmed that the Scorpio Basic will proceed with the outdated 140hp, 2.0-litre, mHawk turbo diesel engine paired to a 6-speed guide transmission.