It was just recently that car buffs caught sight of the upcoming Scorpio facelift, the vehicle was captured again. This time under different weather circumstances beneath the impact of hammering rains. It is a unique yet bizarre encounter, not always will one spot a test mule vehicle on a rainy day. Car enthusiasts say Mahindra is working on advanced technologies that enable the vehicle to withstand harsh weather. Probably just a couple of days earlier the forthcoming Scorpio facelift was snapped moving at sky-rocketing speeds on the expressway that connects Mumbai to Pune.
The new Scorpio facelift has a similar outline to the outgoing car; it is however filled with new surprises. The exteriors will have massive cosmetic modifications in the form of revamped grille, projector headlights, re-worked bumper and refreshed grille. Nothing much is changed on the side view, the uniqueness here lies in footboard; the layout is similar to its predecessor. Mahindra has used brand new tail lights packed with powerful LED lights, the company has continued with its novel Christmas tree arrangement, a boon to view the sight ahead and behind during foggy misty weather.
The insides are a modern take of the past, the sketch of instruments and dashboard is completely new. The instrument cluster is classy with a modern twist on which is a professional digital display and analog. Sources say Mahindra might bring in many more interesting surprises, a great deal of surprise is concentrated on the interiors. The modernity of the insides is inspired by the grandeur of XUV500.
The upcoming Mahindra Scorpio facelift is powered with the same robust mHawk 2.2 litre diesel power train. The engine is packed with oodles of energy; it releases peak torque and power energies of 290Nm and 120bhp. The values are expected to be bigger when Mahindra announced of its initiative to modify the engine to yield to enable greater performance. The mill is modified in a way to enhance stability and handling. The company will continue with the same six speed automatic or five speed manual transmission gearbox.
Scorpio was launched in 2002 and even today its mighty power is everlasting, so much of excitement is centred on the forthcoming facelift. The expected launch period is sometime during the festive season.
The upcoming Scorpio facelift is a gift for adventure car buffs, images on the web show the car moving joyfully through torrential rains in dark evening scenario. It just gets darker and darker as the vehicles glides further, it is certainly a fun and memorable experience to drive the 2014 Scorpio facelift on a dark rainy evening. Driving a car under such circumstances can be terrifying, but with the new Scorpio facelift there is no room for worry, Mahindra has engineered the vehicles with potent head and tail lights to render spectacular visibility.
For those who are keen on the new Scorpio facelift, it is a car worth buying, the fascination lies with the thrill of riding a metamorphosed Scorpio infused with cosmetic exteriors and modern interiors.