Mahindra has relaunched the Scorpio as the Scorpio Classic with changes on the outside and insides. The Mahindra Scorpio Classic also gets a new engine powering it.
After launching the Scorpio-N Mahindra has brought back the original Scorpio with a list of changes to it. The basic design, platform, silhouette remains the same. Changes on the outside include a the new 6-slat family Mahindra grille with the twin peak Mahindra logo, new headlamps with projector beam and eyebrow LED DRL, new front bumper, strip LED DRL, new design fog lamp, new badging on the fenders, new design R17 alloy wheels, fresh Scorpio badging on the lower door section, new design LED tail lamps, new rear bumper, rear spoiler and foot board.
On the insides the Mahindra Scorpio Classic comes with a dual tone dashboard, 9 inch AVN system with all connectivity options, new steering with MFD buttons, drivers side seat height adjust, electric wing mirrors, climate control, seats with arm rest, short throw gear shifter, faux wood inserts on centre console and door pads, Scorpio badge on crash pad area.
Mahindra Scorpio Classic will be available as the 9 seat configuration on the base ‘S’ variant, the seven-seat version is available in 2+2+3 layout which gets captain seats in the second row. These can be folded and tumbled to make way for the front-facing third-row seats. The other option for the seat configuration is the 2+3+2 with bench seats in the middle and traditional side-facing jumper seats for the rear row. Other features include rear ac vents, sunglass holder, leatherette wrapped steering wheel, a height-adjustable driver seat, electrically-adjustable ORVMs, and cruise control. In terms of safety the Scorpio Classic gets dual air bags, panic brake indication, seat belt reminder, ABS, auto door lock, and speed alert.
Powering the Mahindra Scorpio Classic is the Thar-sourced 2.2-litre mHawk 130 diesel engine which is lighter by 55kgs and hits out 130bhp and 300Nm of torque mated to a six-speed manual gearbox and there is no automatic transmission on offer for now. The Mahindra Scorpio Classic rivals the likes of the new Scorpio-N and the likes of Tata Harrier, MG Hector, Hyundai Creta, Volkswagen Taigun, Skoda Kushaq and Kia Seltos. We expect a hike of Rs. 25,ooo to 30,000 over the outgoing Scorpio models which would be known once Mahindra declares the prices after ten days from now.
The Scorpio Classic will be available in five colours – Red Rage, Napoli Back, Dsat Silver, Pearl White and a newly introduced Galaxy Grey. The vehicle will be available across Mahindra dealerships for customers to explore and test drive starting today. The prices of the Scorpio Classic will be announced on August 20, 2022.