Mahindra & Mahindra has modified the engine of the Scorpio Classic to comply with the current RDE and BS6 Phase 2 emission standards. Along with this, the carmaker has also hiked prices of the model range in our market. The automaker offers the Scorpio Classic in two variants: S and S11. In our market, the revised prices for the seven- and nine-seater versions of the base trim S are Rs 13 lakh and Rs 13.26 lakh, with a price increase of Rs. 35,701 and Rs. 41,600, respectively. The higher-spec S11 variant, meanwhile, has received a price hike of Rs. 67,101 and now costs Rs 16.81 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom. In a recent development, select Mahindra dealerships are providing several benefits on the Thar in April 2023. Customers can avail the discounts of up to Rs 65,000 on the model. Both cash discounts and exchange bonuses are part of these advantages.
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Mahindra Scorpio Classic: Key Details
Mechanically, the Mahindra Scorpio Classic is powered by a 2.2-litre diesel engine, which churns out 130bhp of maximum power and 300Nm of peak torque. For transmission, it uses a six-speed manual gearbox. Due to the engine update, the Scorpio Classic, available with a 2.2-litre oil burner, is now RDE and BS6 Phase 2 compliant.
The model, as mentioned, is available in two variants - S and S11 and offers a seating capacity for around nine passengers. Mahindra offers five paint options for the Scorpio Classic: Napoli Black, Red Rage, Pearl White, Dsat Silver, and Galaxy Grey. Features-wise, the Scorpio Classic has projector headlights with LED DRLs and a nine-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth and AUX connectivity. Additionally, the SUV has automatic climate control and cruise control.
In terms of market competition, the Mahindra Scorpio Classic goes up against the models such as the Skoda Kushaq, the MG Astor, the Kia Seltos, the Hyundai Creta, the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, and more.
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Mahindra Scorpio-N Price Hike
The homegrown automaker once again raised the price of its Scorpio-N SUV in India. For the second time in the previous four months, the cost of the SUV has increased. The Mahindra Scorpio-N has become Rs 51,299 more costly in India. The base petrol Z2 model of the SUV is presently available for Rs 13.06 lakh (ex-showroom). Meanwhile, the starting price for the SUV's diesel version is Rs. 13.56 lakh (ex-showroom). The most expensive Z8L 4WD 7-seater model has an ex-showroom price of Rs 24.51 lakh.
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