What’s been confirmed:
At 4,662mm, 1,917mm width and 1,870 mm height, the Scorpio-N is considerably bigger than the Scorpio Classic. But still carries over the body-on-frame architecture like its predecessor.
Scorpio-N will feature Mahindra’s 4XPLOR terrain system
The Scorpio-N will be available in a total of five trims called Z2, Z4, Z6, Z8 and Z8L. Out of which, a four-wheel-drive option is only being offered with diesel engine option in Z8 ans Z8L variant. In addition, the SUV comes equipped with Mahindra’s latest 4XPLOR Intelligent Terrain Management System featuring multiple driving modes – Tarmac, Snow, Mud and Desert.
The 4×4 drivetrain features a low-range gearbox and mechanically locking differential. Moreover, the Scorpio-N will get frequency selective dampers similar to the XUV700. Penta Link Rear suspension with first in segment WATT’s Linkage will give the Scorpio-N better handling.
First in segment WATT’s Linkage will give the Scorpio-N better handling
Engine and transmission options:
The Scorpio-N will be the latest model to feature Mahindra’s 2.0-litre mStallion turbo-petrol engine and the 2.2-litre mHawk diesel. While the petrol engine is tuned to produce 200 PS of power and 380 Nm of torque. The mHawk diesel will offer 175 PS of power and 400 Nm of torque. Lower diesel variants will offer 132 PS of power. Both automatic and manual transmission options will be 6-speed gearboxes.
While the Scorpio Classic had a safety rating of 0 stars from Global-NCAP. The 2022 Scorpio-N comes loaded with 6 Airbags, ABS, ESC, Driver Drowsiness Detection, Hill Hold/Descent and more. Mahindra seems to be determined to score a 5-star rating for the Scorpio-N with this new model this year.
The 2022 Mahindra Scorpio-N has been launched in India in five variants
The 2022 Mahindra Scorpio-N has been launched in India in five broad variants. Even in the base Z2 variant, Mahindra is offering touchscreen infotainment, 2nd row AC vents, steering audio controls (petrol). LED tail lamps and indicators and Penta Link Suspension with WATT’s Linkage. On the other end of the spectrum, the Z8L will feature powered front seats, 12-speaker Sony audio system, front camera and park assist sensors, wireless charging, all-LED lighting, push-button start, keyless entry, dual zone AC, 4XPLOR 4×4 system and a lot more. Find variant wise details in screenshots below.
Scorpio-N Z2 variant
Scorpio-N Z4 variant
Scorpio-N Z6 variant
Scorpio-N Z8 variant
Scorpio-N Z8L variant
The base Z2 variant was announced with a sticker price of Rs 11.99 lakh for the petrol MT and Rs 12.49 lakh for the diesel MT. The Z4 MT will cost Rs 13.49 lakh for petrol and 13.99 lakh for the diesel. The middle Z6 variant will only be available in diesel and will cost Rs 14.99 Lakh for the MT. The top of the line Z8L diesel with manual transmission has been launched at Rs 19.49 lakh and the lower Z8 diesel manual transmission will be on offer at Rs 17.49 lakh. Prices for the automatic transmission and 4WD models will be announced on July 21. Mahindra also stated that these introductory prices will only be applicable for the first 25,000 bookings.
The Mahindra Scorpio-N also gets a new grille featuring six chrome slats and a honeycomb mesh for its air dams alongside LED fog lamps and C-shaped DRLs. It has been confirmed that the Scorpio-N will be offered with 18-inch alloy wheels in automatic variants and 17-inch allow wheels in manual variants. On the inside, the Scorpio-N is an absolute step above the Classic. It features dual-tone leather interiors and an 8-inch infotainment system equipped with Mahindra’s AdrenoX platform similar to the one we have seen in the XUV700.
During the launch event, Mahindra announced that ‘add-to-cart’ option for the Scorpio-N will be live on their official website from July 5 onwards. Booking too are scheduled to begin on July 30, 11 am onwards. Test drives for the new SUV will also begin in 30 major cities across India on July 5. Deliveries are expected to begin during the festive season later this year.