Mahindra is a highly established Indian based auto manufacturer and its main area of specialization is the sport utility vehicle (SUV) market. A car that has been on the scene for mighty long is the Scorpio and it has earned the compact vast market share for over a decade. The latest 2014 Scorpio is the new generation model and it is a well groomed variant of the past.
The new generation Scorpio looks stunning and contemporary and it is worth the purchase, to just zoom through the streets feeling incredibly safe. It is perfect to that extent, let’s go over some interesting details of the car and get completely mesmerized. The new model is a massive transformation from the one introduced in 2008.
The new generation Scorpio has vast exterior identities, and it is so creatively designed that the core identity of the old model is retained. Mahindra has retained the original measurement and exterior design dynamics of the car, and the styling of the roof too is unchanged. Scorpio is an aggressively designed car to suit its nature of effortlessly passing through challenging terrains. With that said, the front portion of the new generation Scorpio is packed with imaginatively constructed hexagonal grills garnished with decorative chrome. The dimension of the wheels is bigger than the previous version, the bumpers are re-structured, and so is the angular defogger grids and LED tail lights.
There are so many variants to choose from, which are S10, S8, S6+, S6, S4 and S2, and also five shades, Regal Blue, Molten Red, Mist Silver, Diamond White and Fiery Black.
The interiors too are modified massively, and the newness is visible on door pads, seat and professionally styled angular dashboard. The spark interior dual colour theme blends in with the sparkling intensity of the seat and dashboard design. The elegance of the dashboard is highlighted by light grey piping. The cushions have grey and blue upholstery that looks so original from any other Scorpio brand. The refined steering wheel has audio controls, the space measurement is the same and there are foldable seats on the boot.
The new generation Scorpio is fitted with an efficient 2.2 litre mHawk power train that churns peak 118bhp power. The engine structure of the S2 car is different and it moves on a potent 2.5 litre m2DICR mill. The price structure of the car is parallel to the earlier model and it costs Rs 7.9 to 11.4 lakhs.
Mahindra has installed the new generation Scorpio with adequate security equipments to ensure optimum occupant protection. It has EBD, ABS and dual airbags, and the new line of innovation is the installation of Panic Braking, and the system function this way, the hazard lights switch on automatically during the strike of panic braking event to alert driver’s behind and in front.
The new generation Scorpio is indeed a fun car to drive in, summer months are soon approaching, and it is a perfect to car to travel through scenic hill station beauty. It is a vehicle for the young and effervescent demographic, who yearn for exhilarating adventures.