Indian automaker Mahindra & Mahindra officially unveiled its new Scorpio on Friday. Named as Scorpio-N, the carmaker is marketing it as the ‘Big Daddy’ of all SUVs.
It will be released to the market on June 17.
With its head-turning design, spirited performance and advanced technology, the All-New Scorpio-N is an SUV engineered to set new rules.
As per reports, the new SUV will be sold alongside the current model which will be rebadged as the Scorpio Classic.
Mahindra has confirmed that the Scorpio-N will be offered in a range of petrol and diesel engine options, with a choice of manual and automatic transmissions. The SUV will also get a 4x4 option.
Speaking on the announcement, Veejay Nakra, President, Automotive Division, M&M Ltd. said, “Scorpio has been a landmark model for Mahindra which has redefined the category and became an iconic brand in the Indian automobile industry. The All-New Scorpio-N is expected to recreate benchmarks in the SUV segment in India, yet again. With an unmissable design, thrilling performance and high-end technology, we continue to carry forward the Mahindra legacy of building authentic, tough yet sophisticated SUVs.”
“With the All-New Scorpio-N, we continue to live and deliver our brand promise of ‘Explore the Impossible’. The Scorpio-N signifies our commitment towards bringing world-class SUVs to the Indian market and creating delightful ownership experience for our customers,” he added.
Project codename Z101, the Scorpio-N will be built on a new body-on-frame platform and it will be manufactured at Mahindra's Chakan facility.