The new Scorpio-N has been hogging all the headlines. Mahindra recently made a record by capturing 1 lakh bookings for the Scorpio-N in a span of just 30 mins. This clearly reflects the popularity of the Scorpio nameplate in India. Even with the new-generation model in the lineup, Mahindra plans on selling the older Scorpio for buyers who associate with the original SUV. Mahindra will be calling the older Scorpio the ‘Scorpio Classic’. Mahindra is giving the Scorpio Classic a minor facelift to keep it fresh. Recently, the Scorpio Classic was spotted testing, revealing some new and important details about it. In today’s article, let’s talk about new details of the Scorpio Classic.
Mahindra Scorpio Classic new details
The Scorpio Classic retains the overall silhouette, but Mahindra will update the front fascia with a new grille and tweaked bumpers. The Scorpio Classic will also get Mahindra’s new ‘Twin Peaks’ logo. What else can we expect? New alloy wheels and ‘Classic’ badging will be made available. Inside the cabin, Mahindra will give it a new infotainment system. Also, the Classic will get new lighter-tone dashboard and the same steering wheel with the new ‘Twin Peaks’ logo.
Mechanically, the Scorpio Classic will get the 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine expected to produce 130bhp & 300Nm of torque, same as the base variant of the Scorpio-N. Transmission duties will continue to be handled by the six-speed manual gearbox. The Classic will continue to be made available in 7-seater & 9-seater variants.
Mahindra Scorpio Classic details – Variants and pricing
According to rumours, the Scorpio Classic could come in two variant options: ‘S’ and ‘S11’. What about the pricing? Currently, the Scorpio S3 Plus starts from Rs 13.30 lakhs, but with the Scorpio-N pricing out, Mahindra will have to lower the cost of the Scorpio Classic. What do you think is the ideal price of the Scorpio Classic? Do let us know in the comments.
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