Mahindra will launch its new Scorpio Classic tomorrow (August 11). It will get many features like the old model. It will be priced much lower than the Scorpio N. The Scorpio N has a starting ex-showroom price of Rs 12 lakh. However, the starting ex-showroom price of the Scorpio Classic is expected to be under Rs 10 lakh. Before its launch, a YouTuber Yash9w leaked the video. This video shows the all-round exterior and interior of the Scorpio Classic. It will target customers who want to buy a Scorpio with standard features instead of the Scorpio N with premium features
The Scorpio Classic will come in two trims
The Scorpio Classic will be offered in only two trims. The current model comes in five trims. Now it will get base-spec S trim and top-spec S11 trim. Whereas the base variant will mainly target the fleet segment. The top-spec S11 variant will cater to both fleet and private wear. The top-spec variant of the Scorpio Classic will pack a range of creature comforts. The Scorpio Classic will be offered in 7-seater and 9-seater configurations. The 9-seater version will get rear jump seats like the current model. The Mahindra Scorpio Classic will initially cater to the fleet segment.
Scorpio Classic will bring some changes
The New Mahindra gets an updated front face similar to the classic Scorpio-N. It has a slotted grille and a new Mahindra logo. The air dam and front bumper have also been updated. The front fender has turn signals. The SUV gets a new set of alloy wheels. The latter will be available with the top-spec variant. Other features include projector headlamps, roof rails, vertically stacked LED taillamps and flat tailgate.
There will be no changes to the engine
Like the current model, the Scorpio Classic will be powered by a 2.2-litre diesel engine. The base-spec variant will produce 120 hp of maximum power and 280 Nm of peak torque. The top-spec variant produces 140 hp and 319 Nm. The Scorpio Classic will be offered only with a manual transmission. In the current model, the base-spec variant is mated to a 5-speed manual and the higher-spec variant is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. In comparison, the Scorpio-N gets the same diesel motor mated to a 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmission.