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There have been so many reports on the upcoming Mahindra Scorpio facelift; it was the sight of attraction at every stage of development from test mule to production. Scorpio is the prime profit player of the Indian based firm, Mahindra, and the whole nation is waiting for the car.

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2014 Mahindra Scorpio Facelift Teaser LED

It is just a few days away before the new Scorpio facelift launches, Mahindra has decided to introduce the car by the end of the month. There is an exciting piece of information for those who just want to grab the car at the earliest, the company plans to sell the Scorpio facelift via Snapdeal, an online retail store that sells cloths, perfumes and shoes. The aim of company to use Snapdeal to sell the new Scorpio facelift is a practical move, to roll out as many vehicles as possible.

Mahindra is among the first to define the core value of SUV, its vehicles are built to glide through extreme adventures. Its fiercest rival was Tata Motors, now the competition has intensified; Mahindra has to beat the SUV threat heat from Nissan, Ford and Renault. The past few years has witnessed a surge in SUV market share, there is so much excitement centered on Ford EcoSport, Volkswagen Taigun, Nissan Terrano and Renault Duster. The newly launched utility vehicles are covered with a modern SUV glaze to suit the taste buds of a section of the population who are into contemporary SUV luxuries.

Mahindra SUV’s are covered with fierce country side identities, visible on XUV500, Xylo, Bolero and Scorpio. The Scorpio facelift is a different version of the past; Mahindra has used a novel form of styling to move on the lines of the competition. The mere thought of a contemporary Scorpio facelift sounds intriguing; the company has given it a makeover. The modifications are visible on grille, headlight and bumper. The interiors too are covered with new form of Scorpio excitement, the inner décor is a modernization of the past, inspired by the grandeur of XUV500.

There are now multiple ways of buying the forthcoming Scorpio facelift, consumers can now book it through Snapdeal. The pre-booking charges are Rs 20,000. Consumers can browse through a site which accepts the entire amount, and the vehicle will be delivered at your doorstep.

The car will launch on the 25th of September, and Mahindra is keen to strengthen its SUV portfolio. This is the first venture of Snapdeal to sell the Scorpio facelift via its esteemed retail platform. The Senior Vice President in Customer care and Sales department of the company, Vijay Nakra said, ‘’it’s a win-win situation for both. Our goal is to enhance customer sentiment and enable them to effectively move through the buying procedure. The establishment of an online platform to sell Scorpio is on the lines of Mahindra’s vision to make customers feel satisfied and delighted.

The new Scorpio facelift has the fashion statement, engine power, inner comfort and grandeur to drift through the intense competition. Mahindra is building the 2016 Bolero using the same strategy as Scorpio facelift; it too will have sprinkles of modern layering.

Mahindra plans global car expansion in Russia and China

Mahindra is an esteemed Indian based auto sector; the company has worked out its future roadmap for global segments of Russia and China. The vast establishment of the firm has enabled it to partner with Ssangyong a recognized South Korean brand, and Reva Electric vehicles limited. Mahindra has recently built an Ssangyong unit in China.

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Mahindra Rise New Logo

Mahindra has a strong global presence; its SUV’s are popular in South Africa, Australia and America. Its truck market is highly eminent in America; the company aims to further expand its global auto business. Sources say it may develop and formulate joint strategy approaches with Peugeot Citroen, Saab and SsangYong.

In US Mahindra has established a reputed scooter enterprise at North American Technical Center (MNATC) in Troy city of Detroit. The company manufactures GenZe electric scooter and is purely US centric. Mahindra is also keen to expand MNATC with a vision to build cars for overseas market. Let’s browse through the potential of Mahindra’s global expansion venture, Russia is the biggest export segment of SsangYong, and the goal is to strengthen car export market. Just a couple of years ago Ssangyong launched in China, and here too the aim is to expand furthermore. The company foresees Africa and China to be attractive car profit driving hubs.

SsangYong and Mahindra have their own independent plan, and will work as a unit as well. The goal is to flourish into an esteemed global brand hub, Mahindra ventured into joint partnership alliance with Ssangyong three years ago, and the first product out of the joint collaboration is S101 scheduled for January 2015 launch and the foresight is to fight the stiff battle with Ford EcoSport.

To create a hallmark in global segments, Mahindra –Ssangyong are working on new S103 MPV to fight the steaming competition with Honda Mobilio and Maruti Ertiga. S103 will be developed on an innovative X100 platform, as mentioned earlier Mahindra is a recognized Indian origin brand, the firm has however plunged into the recession groove. In 2014 August it recorded a 7.18% sale decline with the sale of 35,175 units against 37,897 rolled out in the corresponding period. The domestic market noted a 5.72% dip; the company sold 35,159 units contrary to 33,145 pieces sold a year ago. The export market was not a profitable unit as well with 25.85% decline, the company 2,738 units against 2,030 pieces in the previous year.

Mahindra plans to expand its profit driven global sector, the vision here is to expand its car market. It will be interesting to learn of new launches at MNATC, the new products may be on the lines of electric or stylish SUV models. The new S103 will be a motivating product, and will be covered with enormous luxury and sure shot threat to Maruti Ertiga and Honda Mobilio.

There are exciting new Mahindra cars to look forward to, such as new Scorpio facelift, S101 and new Bolero, and all these will be covered with bits of modern identities and will be a ripper in global market.

Scorpio facelift spotted with an interesting layering at RTO

The new Mahindra Scorpio facelift will launch shortly, so much is written about the car. Every second day a new piece of information on the car is provided, the 2014 Scorpio facelift is unlike any other Scorpio launch, and is a new form of Scorpio excitement. Car enthusiasts have captured the car again, this time at an interesting location RTO (Regional Transport Office) in Gandhinagar in Gujarat.

Mahindra Scorpio Facelift left

Mahindra Scorpio Facelift left

The exciting bit of new Scorpio facelift is the extensive modification on the exteriors and interiors. A vast element of change is seen on the front segment covered with a professional layering of all black grille packed with vertical slats on top of which is artistically styled company logo. The headlights are redesigned to provide a more striking appearance in the form of arty blackened double-barrel structures which sits firmly on front grille. On the bonnet scoop is classy framework of parallel lines, the hood is re-structured to an extent that it draws the macho characteristic of the vehicle.

An important point to consider is the increased width dimension and on the front bumper is a neat fog lamp cluster. The innovatively styled D-shaped fog lights adds deep character and sources say Mahindra may used alloy wheels to probably create a modern car atmosphere on new Scorpio facelift. The insides are an up-market variant of the past covered in a royal beige and black layer. The steering wheel is covered with fine leather and has no controls. The base model has no audio system; there is however no room for gloom factor, the loaded cars has an advanced touchscreen network. The gear knob looks contemporary filled with plastic accents and all-black finish; there are also control switches and polished instrument cluster covered with shiny layer different from the regularly used aluminum.

The vehicle will have the power window option, but sources say in may be used on higher spec cars. The new Scorpio facelift is more spacious than its predecessor with increased leg room, and the head restraints are super comfy. The car is undergoing production which means the launch and deliveries is expected to happen soon.

Image of the most recently spotted Scorpio facelift is on the web, it is disguised with a white plastic layer. The only exposed region is the side of bottom half, and bits of the characteristics are defined. The styling of the grille looks professional and you can view round structure of headlights and the front bonnet region is huge. Glimpse of the interiors is revealed, it certainly looks contemporary than any other Scorpio car in the market, the modernity is visible on steering wheel, gear knob and door handles. The layering is incredibly up market.

Mahindra has chosen an interesting time to launch Scorpio facelift, the festive season. The car is as glorious as the festive season and carries with it new sparkles to dwell into a new lease of life filled with adventure and positivity.

For those keen on Scorpio facelift, it is a worthy purchase to explore new wonders of the car. It costs Rs 8.3 to 13 lakhs.

Mahindra S101 and U301 will have competitive edge over rivals

Mahindra has interesting new launches to look forward to; the first source of excitement is the new Scorpio facelift. The car will sport new exteriors and interiors, with a modern twist. The new Scorpio will launch with a varied Scorpio identity that will be visible in its up market looks from its predecessor, retaining the proportion and size of the vehicle. The scheduled arrival date is end of September or early October.

Mahindra S101 Spied rear camouflaged

Mahindra S101 Spied rear camouflaged

Mahindra has formatted its future roadmap for 2015; there will be two compact SUV products, along with the company’s debut innovative engine. The new launches are S101 and 2016 Bolero. The new engine is expected to run on a potent 1.2 liter three cylinder mill developed on joint partnership basis along with Ssangyong.

It is interesting to learn of Mahindra’s new petrol venture, a top executive of the company made a statement saying, there were two factors hindering desired sale output. The price value between diesel and petrol cars has narrowed, and consumers are now more preferential towards compact utility vehicles. Mahindra is among the first to conquer depths of utility vehicle market, with spark best sellers such as XUV500, Quanto, Bolero and Scorpio. A company sources commented on the product development capacity of the firm saying, ‘’Mahindra does not have robust product equipment structure in compact utility vehicle market. The only selling product is Quanto, and the output is just 277 units every month.

Mahindra’s main area of focus with upcoming compact utility vehicles is forceful petrol engine. The company is conducting a rigorous testing operation on U301 which is the code name for 2016 Bolero and S101. The styling of S101 is imaginative and on the lines of modern advancement in design technology. The styling of hood is similar to Scorpio, the enhanced creativity lies in the two-box structure. The roof line is neatly styled and emits strong sporty waves and just flows smoothly downwards. The interior room will be vast enough to accommodate six to seven occupants. What out for few horizontal ridges on the doors.

The new Bolero will have an inventive styling which is a new form of Bolero architecture with toothy grille and arty front face styling. There is a spare wheel on tail gate, which is a continuation of its aggressive macho utility vehicle stature. The car is wide and tall and sports a typical street car image along with modern refurbishments. U301 will gather its storming energy from a powerful diesel 1.5 liter three cylinder engine with fiery twin turbochargers.

S101 and U301 are threats to their competition, the ace rivals of S101 are Tata Nexon, Ford EcoSport and Volkswagen Taigun. The expected price range is Rs 5 to 7 lakhs. Mahindra U301 will be a harsh contender to Chevrolet Tavera and Tata Sumo and will cost Rs 6 to 8 lakhs.

U301 and S101 are interesting new Mahindra vehicles to watch out for, and the two cars have distinctive characteristics, which is a new form of utility vehicle excitement.

Mahindra commences the booking of refreshed new Scorpio at Rs. 20,000

Now, it is confirmed that the much awaited Mahindra Scorpio facelift is going to launch on September 25, 2014. As the refreshed SUV’s launch is imminent, Mahindra & Mahindra has commenced the pre-launch bookings for the new 2014 Scorpio. However, there is a catch to this, as the Indian utility vehicle leader has opened the bookings for the Scorpio facelift for only its existing customers. The existing customers of Mahindra Scorpio can book the new facelift model at Rs. 20,000 between 15th to 17th September. This special time period of the new Scorpio bookings for the existing customers is believed to offer some special price benefit for the existing Scorpio owners to enable them to upgrade to the new SUV more smoothly.

2014 Mahindra Scorpio Facelift Teaser LED

2014 Mahindra Scorpio Facelift Teaser LED

The new 2014 Mahindra Scorpio facelift is expected to be launched in a price slab of Rs. 8 to Rs. 13 lakhs. The Scorpio facelift model will have its existing market rivals in the form of the Tata Safari Storme, Renault Duster and the Nissan Terrano.

The new Scorpio facelift is expected to be coming with a whole host of new features and comprehensive makeover, including a new chassis. However, it will be retaining its existing engine specs with some modifications to improve its ride and performance.

One of the most noteworthy facts is that the Mahindra Scorpio facelift is built on a new chassis and will be powered by the same 2.2 liter 4-cylinder, turbo charged mHawk diesel motor that drives the current model as well. This mill is capable of generating a max power of 120 bhp and the peak torque of 290 Nm. Mahindra is expected to tweak the engine in the new refreshed Scorpio to improve the torque value to up to 320 Nm.

The new Mahindra Scorpio facelift will get many exterior cosmetic changes that will include a new front face with stylish headlights, new front grille and new LED tail lamps.

The refreshed Scorpio SUV will also get many changes and additions on its inside and will get plusher materials and newly designed dashboard and central console. The SUV ill will get many up-market features such as automatic climate control, Cruise control and steering wheel mounted audio controls. The new Scorpio will reposition its power window buttons on the side door panel. A new large touchscreen display infotainment system and new upholstery will also be there.

The new body chassis of the new Scorpio which is more lightweight and sturdier will ensure better ride quality, performance, better stability at higher speeds, easier maneuverability and safety for the SUV.

Mahindra & Mahindra had commenced the production of the new refreshed Scorpio SUV at the staring of August, 2014 at the company car manufacturing facility in Chakan, Maharashtra.

An authorized Mahindra dealer confirmed the fact that the current booking for the new refreshed Scorpio SUV is open only for the existing Scorpio owners. New customers can pre-book the vehicle only from18th September onwards.

2014 New Mahindra Scorpio now expected to launch on 25th September

Latest reports have been saying that the much awaited Mahindra Scorpio facelift will be launching very soon. It was recently reported that the updated new Scorpio will not launch in October, but in this month itself, most probably on the 23rd of September. However, fresh speculations say that the updated SUV model would launch on 25th September, 2014.

Mahindra Scorpio Facelift left

Mahindra Scorpio Facelift left

Nevertheless, whatever be the date, the latest reports say that the new 2014 Scorpio facelift will launch this month itself. And while there are a lot of confusion regarding the exact launch date of the model, it is expected that the new Scorpio will launch in the next week itself ending the long series of speculations and wait for the vehicle.

The iconic Mahindra Scorpio’s facelift model has been testing rigorously for more than a year now, and in the process getting spied at innumerable times. The new Scorpio was first expected to launch at the 2014 Indian Auto Expo back in February. Now, ending the eager wait of the Scorpio lovers in the country, Mahindra seems to have finally decided to launch the new Scorpio after making a lot of preparations.

The company has commenced the production of the updated Scorpio on 1st of August, 2014 as Mahindra wanted to build an initial inventory of 5,000 units before the SUV goes on sale in the country, to avoid a supply restrain that it had previously experienced after the launch of the premium XUV500. The supply shortage of the Mahindra XUV500 had resulted in a long waiting period for the SUV that extended to up to 15 months at some dealership outlets.

The Mahindra Scorpio is a very popular SUV in India which has been in the market for over 14 years, but is still beating the much newer models in terms of sales and retaining its top spot in the segment. The Scorpio has a huge fan base in the country which includes both the urban and rural markets. The Mahindra Scorpio manages to sell around 4,000 units on average each month, presently. The introduction of the new updated model is expected to boost its sales a great deal.

The new 2014 Scorpio, though only a refreshed model is going to come with a comprehensive makeover, with a number of changes on the outside as well as on the inside. The new Scorpio is expected to employ a new sturdier and lightweight ladder frame chassis for enhanced safety and performance. Sources also say that the dynamics of the new updated Scorpio is much enhanced in spite of the ladder-frame chassis.

Mahindra’s new Scorpio already seems to be a great success with a number of design, feature and performance improvements. The Scorpio facelift is also going to be more premium and thus is to be tagged at least Rs. 50,000 dearer than the current model. Post its market launch, the new Scorpio will compete with its arch rival Renault Duster and the others.

Mahindra keen to form global partnership with Peugeot Citroen and Saab

Mahindra is an esteemed auto enterprise in India, its main area of specialty is Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV’s). It has invested in sedan, hatchback and electric car segment as well with Verito, Verito Vibe and e20. According to latest reports the company is planning global partnerships with Peugeot Citroen and Saab.

Mahindra rise new logo

Mahindra Rise New Logo

Mahindra has not yet leaped over the weak market phase; the auto market economy was under the crux of recession for two continuous years. Signs of recovery are noted, and Mahindra is still facing challenges in domestic market. The firm believes that partnership at global level is a step towards future profit gains.

Among the strong partnerships bonds is Ssangyong Motor, an established South Korean brand that sells Rexton SUV’s. In its home ground Mahindra has formed an alliance with Reva Electric Vehicles Private Limited, and through the partnership, emerged an innovative e20 electric car. Mahindra’s operations are robust on international circuit, its SUV’s are in huge demand in markets of US, South Africa and Australia. The company’s truck sector is exceeding popular in US and is among the top brands.

Mahindra mentioned of expanding its Ssangyong unit in Russia, the largest export market of the firm. The company just launched the Ssangyong brand in China. Ssangyong and Mahindra are independent units in Chile, and the Executive Director of Mahindra Pawan Goenka is keen that the two firms remain independent identities.

The other new venture of Mahindra and Mahindra is strengthening operations in Chile, China and Russia with Ssangyong Motor. The firms are working on developing a coordinated global branding strategy in the coming four to six months. The company has a strong testing centre in Europe and Africa and US.

On expansion operations with Ssangyong in Russia and China, Pawan Goenka said, ‘’the brand Ssangyong was eminent in Europe years ago before we formed a joint collaboration unit. It was among the strong outputs when the country was going through peak financial constrains, and now it is a pathway to recovery.

The initiative of Mahindra to form a global alliance with Peugeot Citroen and Saab is a good move to enhance global ties. The company has also stated of its goal to launch cars in China and Russia with Ssangyong, and thereby has big goal strategies for the future. With the brand image of Mahindra being strong in established markets of US and South Africa, one can expect to view great outcomes of the extended global alliance.

In the near future there is going to be an amazing range of new Mahindra cars in India, exported from international markets. The company may be far away from its competition in domestic market, but has new impressive offerings, the first is the new Scorpio covered with new lavish material on the outside and inside. S101 is being developed along with Ssangyong and the new Bolero, also a modern twist of the past.

The forthcoming launches along with increased global alliance power of Mahindra are certainly a threat to its competition.

The new refreshed 2014 Mahindra Scorpio expected to launch on 23rd September

The iconic Mahindra Scorpio SUV has been a longtime favorite of the Indian SUV lovers. The stylish and powerful Scorpio has impressed the Indian audience for over 14 years and has been a crucial pillar behind the success of its maker. Mahindra & Mahindra which is the Indian SUV leader has been working on its highly successful Scorpio’s new facelift model, which has been getting spied on innumerable occasions for months now.

2014 scorpio image

2014 scorpio

After a long time of high speculations regarding the launch of the new 2014 facelift model of Mahindra Scorpio, sources now have particular launch date for the Indian SUV lovers. For the last couple of months it was rumored that the new refreshed Scorpio will be launching in October, right in the middle of the Indian festive season. Now, according to some sources tip from sources which are close to the development process of new Scorpio say that the model will be launched on 23rd of September, 2014.

The new Scorpio facelift is known as the project W105 for the Indian car maker, and if the new facelift model really launches on the 23rd of this month, then it has to be said that Mahindra has timed the SUV’s launch perfectly. The Indian festive season is considered to be the best time for any new car launches be it a brand new one or a facelift. And as the festive season of the country is going to start from the end of September, the new Scorpio will be better off if it launches on 23rd of this month rather than early next month.

It has been reported a lot of times that although the new facelift Mahindra Scorpio is just a refreshed model, it will be coming with a good amount of compressive makeover both on the outside as well as on the inside along with some added features. However, the new Scorpio will not get any changes in it’s under the hood specifications. Thus, it will continue to be powered by the same 2.2 liter turbo charged mHawk diesel motor that powers the SUV now. This engine generates a max power of 120 bhp and 290 Nm of peak torque, and is mated to a 5 speed manual transmission or a 6 speed automatic transmission gearbox. Nevertheless, Mahindra is expected to tweak the engine for better performance and power figures.

The feature list of the new refreshed Scorpio would include automatic climate control, cruise control, newly designed dashboard and central consoles, airbags, ABS, EBD, ESC, steering mounted audio controls and more.

On the outside, the new 2014 Scorpio will get a new face redesigned bumpers, projector headlights, LED DRLs, a new front grille and new fog lamps. The rear design will mostly remain the same with new LED tail lamps.

Mahindra has already commenced the production of the new Scorpio facelift last month. The new refreshed Scorpio will rival against the Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano and Tata Safari Storme.

Highly awaited upcoming Mahindra S101 compact SUV continues its test rounds

Mahindra & Mahindra is currently busy preparing its upcoming array of SUV soldiers to fight a very tough battle with its market rivals. The Indian auto major which is also the SUV major in the country does not really have a proper presence in the highly potential compact SUV segment of India. Thus, Mahindra is preparing three baby SUV models to be launched within the next 2 years time. The S101 compact SUV is going to be the first among these three upcoming compact SUVs from the house of Mahindra.

Mahindra S101 Spied rear camouflaged

Mahindra S101 Spied rear camouflaged

The Mahindra S101 is still known by its codename and its test prototypes of the compact SUV is getting spotted in various parts of India recently. The S101 has been also caught testing on in harsh driving conditions of Leh, Ladakh, as the Indian  SUV master wants to test the S101’s tough road handling capabilities.

The upcoming Mahindra S101 will be a sub-4 meter compact SUV that is reported to have smooth, urban styling in order to give the premium hatchbacks of India a run. This vehicle will amalgamate the best features of a hatchback and an SUV to charm the Indian city car buyers. The S101 is going to have the compact dimensions and smooth urban styling to impress the hatch buyers while offering the high seating position and rough road abilities patent to a quality SUV. Thus, the new S101 is expected to be a huge upcoming success from Mahindra & Mahindra.

The Mahindra S101 is expected to launch in India in early 2015. It is going to be pitched primarily against the likes of the highly successful Ford Ecosport urban SUV post its market launch. Mahindra is also expected to price the S101 very aggressively in order to give a tough competition to its market rivals.

Though, the Mahindra S101 compact SUV has been always caught testing with heavy camouflages, it is expected to get great styling. The S101 is expected to get bold exterior designing along with a premium, while on the inside also the vehicle will get nice fit and finish with good features and plush cabin. When features are concerned, it is speculated to include some premium features such as auto climate control system, steering mounted audio controls and advanced infotainment system.

The upcoming Mahindra S101 is also expected to pack in great safety features such as four airbags, Anti-lock Braking System with Electronic Brake-force Distribution and Electronic Stability Programme.

Mahindra S101 Compact SUV is going to be offered in India in both petrol and diesel versions and is speculated to be powered by the company’s newly developed 1.2 liter 3-cylinder petrol motor and a 1.5 liter 3-cylinder mCR100 diesel mill.

Mahindra & Mahindra has been testing the S101 for about a couple of years now, but has yet not revealed any details about the new baby SUV. The S101 is expected to be priced in the Rs. 5 to Rs. 7 lakh range.

2014 Mahindra Scorpio all set to hit this year’s festive market with a new look

Mahindra & Mahindra the leading Indian utility vehicle manufacturer is all set to launch its new facelift Scorpio SUV in the domestic car market. The iconic Mahindra Scorpio’s refreshed new model has been testing the patience of the Indian SUV lovers, as it has been going around India on its test rounds without any official words of hitting the market. The new 2014 Scorpio has been spied on countless occasions, but Mahindra has still not announced its launch dates. However, as per a number of sources, the SUV model is all ready to hit the Indian market during the auspicious time of the fast approaching festive season.

2014 Mahindra Scorpio Facelift in Pune

2014 Mahindra Scorpio Facelift in Pune

According to the sources, Mahindra & Mahindra like many of its market rivals has scheduled its new refreshed Scorpio in this year’s festive season, which is considered to be very auspicious by the Indian’s for making investments and high value purchases. The new facelift Scorpio is one of the big launches in India among several other crucial car launches this year.

The Indian SUV master, Mahindra has not come up with any major launches ever since the launch of its premium SUV XUV500. The company has recently announced that it will be launching around 5 new products in the next 15 months in India. Though many new SUVs and UVs have arrived in India, the Mahindra Bolero and Scorpio have remained the segment leaders. First launched back in 2002, the Mahindra Scorpio is an iconic SUV model that is still a favorite among customers with an average monthly sells of around 4,000 units.

While speaking on the Scorpio SUV, M&M’s chief executive officer of automotive division and international operations, Mr. Pravin Shah said that the 12 year SUV which has ruled the roads in India has played a key role in changing the brand impression of the company and transforming the SUV segment in the Indian automotive industry.

The stylish, power and rugged SUV has crossed the milestone of the presence of 4,50,000 units on the Indian roads. Mahindra took 4 and half years to develop the Scorpio from ground up. Shah added that Mahindra invested heavily on the Scorpio and it was thus, a make or break product for the company.

Even after more than a decade of ruling the segment, the Mahindra Scorpio sells more than some of the very new SUVs and UVs in the segment. Shah added that company will continue to invest in the ioScor brand and introduce new variants and refreshed models to expand its presence. The advent of the urban UVs such as the Ford EcoSport, Maruti Ertiga and Renault Duster has affected the traditional rugged SUV market such as the Scorpio, Bolero, Tata Safari etc.

However, the Scorpio’s new avatar along with its comprehensive makeover is expected to rack up great volumes for the company. The all new Mahindra Scorpio is also expected to hit the Indian market in 2016 to make a brand new impression.