Category: Mahindra

The competitive and adventurous 2016-17 season of FIA Formula E Championship Race likely to happen in India

The whole world is thrilled about car racing; the sport has progressed with technology. The latest on the bustling racing activity is Formula E race that employs electric cars. The first Formula E race was held in September 2014 in Beijing. Fuelled by the inspiring of bringing an electric car to the race circuit, Mahindra Racing is considering the possibility of using its electric vehicles for the 2016-2017 batch of FIA Formula E Championship.

mahindra formula-e

mahindra formula-e

The event of 2014-2015 Formula E Championship Race is organized, but an ePrix event in 2015-16 is unlikely to happen in India. Dilbagh Gill the Mahindra Racing team principle is weighing options to bring the race to the country in third season. Dilbagh gave an insight into the possibilities of launching a Formula E Championship Race in India and said, ‘’at the moment nothing is certain, the team is measuring possibilities of having the car in India during the 2016-2017 season. The best part of ePrix in India is the race can happen in any city, unlike most of foreign, where it is permitted on restricted grounds.

Dilbagh said, the team has not zeroed in on any favored city, and the immediate preferred choice is metro ones such as Bangalore, New Delhi and Mumbai. The first ever Formula E race was held in Beijing on the 13 of September, the race is called ePrix. India’s proficient racers participated in the tournament, ace race, Karun Chandhok came fifth. Karun has done well for himself, despite the hurdles, there were technical issues with the car, but his is nevertheless satisfied with the outcome.

Mahindra Racing passed the electric car testing phase, with impressive figures, to an extent that the expectations were pretty big. The end result was not too commendable, on the first race. The team is looking to reap the podium on the second time opportunity to participate in Putrajaya Malaysia on the 22nd of November. The team has done their homework and have analyzed every inch of race tracks, and have scaled through the plus and minuses.

It is a nerve-wrecking and exciting adventure to participate in ePrix, and on the thought of winning, the team says it is too early to measure the potential of winning. They are of the view of being on top of the league, well suited enough to be among the top three to four teams. Gill is keen to uplift the spirit of India on the race track; the driver Karun is of Indian origin, so is he.

Apart from the team the engineers of electric cars are Indian, if the participants rock the event, then India gets the credit of being the brainwave behind the powerfully designed cars. The e Prix race is going to be exhilarating to the core; the fun segment is riding on an electric car. The introduction of FIA Formula E Championship is a good move to not only create new adventure, but also highlight the positive impact of electric cars on the environment. The race is a step towards the promotion and knowledge impartation of electric vehicle technology.

What we know about the Mahindra S101 compact SUV – launch details, new petrol mill, expected price

The Mahindra S101 compact SUV has been in the news for long, as this is a proper baby SUV contender from the Indian SUV leader and has been getting spied regularly while doing test rounds. Till now we know quite a few details about this new baby SUV from the house of Mahindra & Mahindra which is still codenamed as the S101. Though the SUV has always been spotted with full body camouflages, the eagle eyes of the spy photographers have already revealed many details about this upcoming vehicle.

Mahindra S101 Spied rear camouflaged

Mahindra S101 Spied rear camouflaged

To begin with, the Mahindra S101 will be a sub-4 meter SUV in order to compete in the highly popular and emerging mini SUV segment in India and will fight directly with the very successful Ford Ecosport. The sub-4 meter length of the S101 will also allow Mahindra to avail the tax benefits and thus, offer the vehicle in an aggressive price range of Rs. 5 to Rs. 7 lakh.

Mahindra S101 is expected to launch in the Indian car market in the first half of 2015. The SUV is based on an entirely new monocoque platform that has been developed from ground up. Though an affordably priced mini SUV, the S101 is expected to offer premium look and feel with great features such as steering wheel mounted controls for the infotainment system, auto climate-control and plush interior materials. The S101 is also going to get impressive safety measures including four airbags, ABS, EBD and electronic stability programme.

It has also been confirmed by the latest spy pictures of the vehicle that the previously speculated 3+3 seating arrangement is indeed going to be offered by the Mahindra S101. The vehicle has been recently spied with a bench type front seat that will accommodate 3 adults in the front seat including the driver. The vehicle also has a dashboard mounted gear lever to accommodate the bench type front seat and to offer ample amount of front legroom.

When under the hood specifications are concerned, the speculations have now been confirmed by Mahindra & Mahindra itself. The S101 compact SUV will get a newly developed 1.2 liter petrol motor under its hood from Mahindra’s new family of engines. Besides the new 1.2 liter petrol engine, the SUV is also expected to get a 1.5 liter diesel mill. Mahindra’s president of auto business, Pawan Goenka confirmed to the media that the new petrol engine will debut under the bonnet of the SUV that is going to launch next year, which is none other than the S101. The new 1.2 liter which is essentially the slashed down version of the 1.6 liter mill is expected to generate 80bhp of power.

When the exterior design of the compact SUV is concerned, nothing much is still known, but it is speculated to get design inspiration from the premium Mahindra XUV500, and is also going to get a slopping roofline to look more like a hatchback than a boxy SUV.

Mahindra is developing a series of revolutionary engines

So many new discoveries are taking place in auto market; there have been so many new design innovations such as Exciting H Design technology, Furia design technique and Authentics Concept on the new Honda City, eleventh gen Corolla Altis and Maruti Suzuki Ciaz respectively.

Mahindra rise new logo

Mahindra Rise New Logo

The car market in India has become rigorously competitive in recent times, to beat the competition heat, Mahindra and Mahindra an established Indian based firm is working on a new range of potent petrol engines. The power trains are developed on a joint collaboration basis with Ssangyong, and the mills will power Ssangyong and Mahindra cars. A common suspension will hold the engines will carry painstaking diesel and petrol fuels.

News of Mahindra’s new engine project was confirmed by the President of Mahindra and Mahindra, Pawan Goenka, he addressed the media while his team was performing a drive stint on Bloomberg TV, ‘’ he expressed his happiness on the venture, and said, ‘’I am satisfied with the progress of engine development, we have established a series of power trains with 1.5 liter diesel, 1.6 liter diesel and 1.2 liter petrol and diesel engine. The total outcome is seven engines that will stand on a new platform. ‘’

As mentioned earlier the engines will be shared by Ssangyong and Mahindra and Mahindra. Now the public will be curious about how the mills will be shared, some engines will be designed with the brainwave put forth by Ssangyong and some Mahindra, the engines are however equally distributed.

The advancement of new series of Mahindra engines is a huge venture with Rs 700 crore capital. The first of the new engines is 1.6 liter four cylinder petrol and diesel engine scheduled to arrive in early 2015, and will run Ssangyong most wanted compact sport utility vehicle (SUV) X100 model. The car is designed for overseas segments, and sources say an Indian launch is not going to happen. Goenka says the Indian market will have a 1.2 liter diesel and petrol engines on cars planned to launch in 2015.

From the description of developments, it looks like Mahindra is using the bigger engine for international markets. It is not the case, the twist lies in the engine power itself. The new 1.2 liter engine is actually a three cylinder variant of 1.6 liter mill of X100. The same engine is tweaked to offer a below 1200cc displacement, to fit into the regulations put forth by Indian government. According to excise duty policy, engines that move on higher than 1.5 liter engine capacity will attract higher levy and also lower excise duty is imposed on sub four meter cars.

Mahindra’s main area of focus over the years is diesel engine, and there have been very little acquirement in petrol power train development. Goenka is of the view that the new petrol engine project will be a hallmark to new stream of Mahindra progress. The engines will not have the innovatory direct engine technology.

The direct engine technology will however come to force in the long run and according to Goenka, the progressive technology of the future is direct-injection with turbocharging.

Mahindra’s new range of engines is parallel with its future vision to develop cutting-edge technology.

The sale driving factors of new Scorpio facelift

The new Mahindra Scorpio facelift is among the hottest launches of 2014, the car launched three weeks ago, in new design attire never seen before. The company has not altered the mechanical properties of the car, it will move on the same four cylinder 2.5 liter, m2DiCr turbocharged common rail diesel engine that emits 200Nm and 75bhp.

New Mahindra Scorpio

New Mahindra Scorpio

Mahindra is a pioneer of the sport utility vehicle segment, and Scorpio is a top selling car. The demand for the vehicle is enormous to an extent that the company rolls of 50,000 pieces a year. The new Scorpio facelift with its superior sheen is expected to outdo these numbers.

The new Scorpio facelift has a decent measurement; it is 1,995mm tall, 1820mm wide and 4,456mm long. The cabin room has improved from its predecessor and the impressive 60 liter fuel tank capacity strengthens the drive momentum of the vehicle. Consumers can expect to fell an overload of comfort in the car, packed with anti-roll bar suspension at the back and double wishbone type of independent coil spring in front. The sturdiness of the front is contributed by ventilated disc brakes and the rear segment has drum brakes.

The 2014 Scorpio is the perfect car to drive kilometers on end, created by an amazing six inch touchscreen infotainment system with Aux-in, USB, DVD and Bluetooth connectivity. The steering has audio controls, and the other sources of convenience are electrically adjustable wing mirrors, automatic climate control, light and rain sensors and GPS.

Mahindra has incorporated high-end safety into the new Scorpio with dual airbags in driver and passenger compartment, rear parking sensors, tire pressure monitoring system and ABS. The nation was waiting for the new Scorpio facelift months before launch; let’s browse through the exclusive characteristics of the car that gives it an edge over its competition.


The new Scorpio is a groomed version of its predecessor, the old body colored material is now substituted for a new matte black fabric. The styling of the grille is more creative, molded into an arty slim tooth like structure covered with solid chrome treatment. The safeguarded feature is the eight vertical slats on the grille.


The design of headlight is more pronounced, and is filled with dual barrel lights.

Front Bumper-

Mahindra has used an all black sculpting for the bottom bumper segment, with the vision to make the front portion look more condensed.

Bonnet-The layout of the bonnet is buried in, to render a more professional appearance.

The new Mahindra Scorpio facelift is a stunner of the past, it looks exclusive, and it has the potential to be a game changer. Its fierce rivals are Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano, Volkswagen Taigun and Ford EcoSport. There is upcoming competition to bear as well such as Maruti Suzuki XA Alpha and Hyundai ix25.

It will be interesting to view the competition position of 2014 Scorpio facelift in the coming months. It costs Rs 8.4 to 13 lakhs.

New Scorpio facelift versus Renault Duster

Mahindra recently stunned the crowd with the introduction of new Scorpio facelift. It is among the hot SUV launches of 2014, and the sight of attraction lies in intense makeover, the car has undergone cosmetic changes on the exteriors and interiors. The SUV market has been in the limelight over the past years, Renault has taken the segment by storm with Duster. It has been a best seller since inception in 2012 till today. Duster has a modern SUV shine, and Mahindra has used a similar tactic on new Scorpio facelift. A hot debatable topic is, if the new Scorpio facelift has the power to rip apart Duster, let’s compare the two cars and find out.

2014 Mahindra Scorpio

2014 Mahindra Scorpio

New Scorpio facelift


The new Scorpio facelift has undergone an extensive cosmetic grooming, Mahindra has however preserved the core structure of the design, and it looks like any other Scorpio car. The re-structured parts are alloy wheels, chrome grille, fog lights and projector headlights. The most loaded S10 car has LED tail lights chrome grille, new bumper with fog lights and day time running lights.


The insides are packed with excitement, with six inch touchscreen infotainment system, parking sensors, Tire Pressure Monitoring system (TPMS) and climate control. The nature of equipments is first rate, and the intense vibrancy is created by new blue and grey coloured upholstery.


Mahindra has not changed the mechanical characteristics of the car; it is equipped with the same 2.2 litre diesel mHawk engine that produces 280Nm and 120bhp. The transmission of power happens through the rear wheels through five speed manual gearbox.


The car costs Rs 7.98 to 13 lakhs

Renault Duster


Duster is a stylish SUV, it is awe-inspiring at first sight, and it’s got a typical sporty and fashionable front demeanour. The styling of headlight and grille is professional and the sporty aesthetic nature is enhanced by sporty roof rails.


The cabin room is vastly spacious, and the quality of material is first rate, the dashboard is layered with rich faux wood fabric. Duster does not have chilled gloved box, climate control and there is only a single driver height adjustment seat.


Duster is sold with diesel and petrol engines, the diesel car is engineered with the advanced K9K technology sold in two transmission forms, a five speed manual that yields 85bhp and six speed manual that produces 110bhp. The petrol vehicle runs on an efficient 1.6 litre four cylinder unit that pumps out 145Nm and 103bhp.


The price structure of the car is Rs 7.8 to 12.99 lakhs


The price range of new Scorpio facelift and Duster is the same, Scorpio however has richer interior features, and both cars are built with power packed engine technologies. Duster is among the newcomers that has gained significant public attention in a short span of time, and is more desired to Scorpio. The trend may soon change, going by the new classy modern grooming of Scorpio; it is expected to be a game changer. The new Scorpio facelift is at the moment the better choice.

The Mahindra S101 spotted again; expected feature and details

India’s SUV master Mahindra & Mahindra is coming with a range of new compact SUV models and this is a very well-known fact. Mahindra’s most spied upcoming compact SUV that is still known by its codename S101 is continuing to make news for its frequent spy shots and new details emerging every now and then. The upcoming compact SUV from Mahindra has been caught by the shutterbugs again while doing its test again recently in India and providing the information about its seating layout. It has been already reported that the new vehicle is going to offer a 3+3 seating layout in all probabilities, and the new spy shots just confirm that. The Mahindra S101 mini SUV has been caught with a front bench type seat which confirms the fact that indeed it is going to accommodate 3 people at the front including the driver.

Mahindra S101 Spy front mid seat

Mahindra S101 Spy front mid seat

Mahindra’s S101 is one of the most spied upcoming cars of India. The SUV has been testing for over two years now, and is scheduled to go on sale in the country in sometime early next year. As part of the new details that surfaced along with the latest spy shots, the new upcoming S101 is undergoing tough road tests and is getting real road condition simulations with the help of dummy weights.

Though the Mahindra S101 still continues to remain under heavy veils, it is clear that the vehicle is steadily getting close to its final production version with its own body panels. However, the SUV has yet to get its own lighting, as the latest set of spy pictures again shows the mini SUV testing with basic bulbs in place of the fog lights.

The new upcoming Mahindra S101 SUV still protects its key design elements from being revealed to the widely scattered spy shutterbugs. Though most of the exterior design language has been always protected from the spy photographers, some interior features of the vehicle have leaked out like its dashboard mounted gearstick and the bench type front seat.

The S101 will be sub-4 meter SUV from Mahindra and will be an able contender in the highly competitive compact SUV space in India. It will be based on an all new monocoque platform and is said to get slopping roofline and premium features like automatic climate control, steering wheel mounted controls and advanced infotainment system.

It is widely speculated that the Mahindra S101 will get powered by a newly developed 1.2 liter 3-cylinder petrol mill and a 1.5 liter 3-cylinder mCR100 diesel engine. The vehicle is also expected to boast safety features such as four airbags, Anti-lock Braking System, Electronic Brake-force Distribution and Electronic Stability.

The Mahindra S101 is expected to be priced at around Rs. 5 to 7 lakhs price bracket and will fight with the likes of the Ford EcoSport, Volkswagen Taigun and Tata Nexon.

Expected to see the unveiling by the end of this year, Mahindra Quanto is also likely to come with automated manual transmission (AMT).

New Mahindra Scorpio facelift versus Ford EcoSport-SUV supremacy

Mahindra an established Indian based auto manufacturer is a pioneer in sport utility vehicle (SUV) segment. The company has built a range of stylish and powerful models such as XUV500, Scorpio, Bolero and Xylo. The legend of all is Scorpio, a best seller since inception over a decade ago.

New Mahindra Scorpio exterior accessories

New Mahindra Scorpio exterior accessories

Although Mahindra is a strong force in SUV sector, it has to withstand the stiff competition. So much has happened over a short span of time, there has been a sudden surge in SUV market share and the main contributors are Renault Duster, Volkswagen Taigun and Ford EcoSport. Many years ago, Mahindra’s fiercest rival was Tata Motors caused by Tata Safari Storme and Tata Sumo Gold.

As mentioned earlier Scorpio is among the rulers of the Indian automobile sector. Mahindra has incorporated a novel modern styling into its new Scorpio facelift. The true identity of Scorpio is a rugged look, but consumer taste preferences have changed, and people yearn to showcase their ambitious urban identity via posh SUV cars. A hot topic of discussion is the ability of Mahindra to drive profit volumes with new Scorpio facelift and its potential to beat Ford EcoSport. Let’s compare the two cars and find out.

New Mahindra Scorpio facelift


The facelift Scorpio is a vast cosmetic modification of the past, it is however easy to identity its true Scorpio identity. The car has restructured alloy wheels, chrome filled grille, fog lights and projector headlamps. The standard features seen in all variants are chrome bezel on fenders, road bumper armour and black dual tone appliqué on rear door.


The interiors are also a modern transformation of the past with rich dual tone blue and grey décor. The world class features are six inch touch screen infotainment system, revised upholstery, and voice control system and height adjustable driver’s seat.


The new facelift Scorpio is equipped with a robust 2.2 litre mHawk diesel engine that yields 280Nm and 120bhp. The transmission of power to rear wheels happens through 5-speed manual gearbox. Mahindra has engineered the car with four and two wheel drive technology.


The new Mahindra Scorpio facelift costs Rs 8.4 to 13 lakhs

Ford EcoSport


EcoSport is certainly the most desired SUV car, the mystery behind its hallmark design and shine is the revolutionary Kinetic design philosophy. The styling of chrome packed hexagonal grille is extraordinary and awe-inspiring at first sight. The rear has artistically styled tail lights that illuminate to the core at night; the styling of EcoSport is sporty and urbane.


The inner décor of EcoSport resembles Fiesta sedan, the similarity is visible on climate control dials, electronic mirror adjustment on driver’s door, similar layout of instrument cluster and buttons. There is ample space to enjoy a lengthy relaxed drive; there is a chilled glove box, charge socket and nine cup holders. The massive 340 litre volume is sufficient to stuff in an overload of luggage. For optimum comfort, there is lumbar support, driver height adjustment seat and armrest.


EcoSport is powered with 1.5 litre diesel engine that generates 204Nm and 89PS and the petrol car gathers its energy from 1.0 litre Ecoboost engine that yields 170Nm and 123PS. The transmission of power happens through six speed automatic for the petrol car and five speed manual gearbox through front wheels.


The car costs Rs 6.4 to 9.7 lakhs


Scorpio facelift has better engine power and a more elegant styling, which makes it a worthier purchase.

New Mahindra Scorpio ensures further sales jump in September

The Indian SUV market is fully abuzz with new and refreshed launches, while a whole host of new compact and sub-compact SUV models are in the pipeline. However, when the compact SUV market in India is concerned, nothing really can still beat the Mahindra Scorpio.

2014 Mahindra Scorpio

2014 Mahindra Scorpio

It has been well over a decade now, but the charm of the Scorpio has still not dwindled a bit. Moreover, in order to beat the growing market competition, Indian SUV leader Mahindra & Mahindra gave its worthy warhorse a pretty impressive comprehensive makeover, and launched it as the new generation model 2014 Scorpio.

Mahindra launched the 2014 new-gen Scorpio recently in the Indian car market right in the festive season in order to rack up more numbers, and the strategy has really worked. The launch of the new Mahindra Scorpio really hit the bull’s eye with its sales increasing by a massive 39 percent to 6060 units in the month of September. The age old Scorpio has thus, shown its much younger competitors who is the boss of this SUV segment in India though now it comes in a more alluring new avatar.

The new Mahindra Scorpio’s stern market rivals’ monthly sales figures in the month of September, 2014 came nowhere close to the Scorpio’s. While the Scorpio racked up 6060 sales number, the very popular mini SUV Ford Ecosport managed to sell 4515 units last month. The Renault Duster which was thought to have overthrowing the Scorpio from its leading position, and also did so for a short period after its initial launch in India, sold a far less 3410 units in September. The Nissan Terrano on the other hand, managed to sell 1768 units last month, clearly showing that the Indian SUV buyers still prefer the old and powerful Mahindra Scorpio and it will need a very capable SUV to beat the Scorpio in this segment.

The new generation Mahindra Scorpio launched on 25th of September, 2014 with a host of changes. The SUV gets a new face with a refreshed front grille, new projector headlights and LED Daytime Running Lights. It also gets revised, bolder front and rear bumpers and new fog lights. At the rear, it gets new LED tail lamps. While the overall design of the SUV has remained the same, it now appears more stylish, bolder and premium along with new roof rails, body colored door handles and ORVMs, and new 17 inch alloys.

The new Scorpio gets new steering wheel with mounted audio controls, a new touchscreen infotainment system, new instrument cluster and new A.C vents. The SUV also offers integrated 2-DIN music system, remote control central locking system, rear wiper and defogger and sliding seats for the middle row.

Under the hood, the new Mahindra Scorpio gets the same 2.2 liter mHawk engine and the more powerful 2.5 liter m2DiCr mill, but the SUV now gets a new 320MT 5 speed manual gearbox.

The new Mahindra Scorpio is tagged at starting Rs. 7.9 lakhs that goes up to Rs. 11.4 lakhs.

The upcoming Mahindra S101 spied with its bench-type front seat resulting in 3+3 seating arrangement

The Mahindra S101 is one of the most cars in India that has been caught while testing. The upcoming compact SUV has been testing for long now and is not expected to launch until next year. Needless to mention, the Mahindra S101 baby SUV has been caught by the spy shutterbug once again and the new spy pictures reveal new interesting fact about the vehicle. This new set of spy pictures now confirms the fact which was being speculated for quite some time now. The vehicle was caught with a dashboard mounted gearstick which raised the speculations that the new Mahindra S101 might be introduced with a bench-type front seat to offer more space and accommodate 3+3 seating arrangement.

2015 Mahindra S101 Front view

2015 Mahindra S101 Front view

Well, this new spy shot confirms the fact that the new Mahindra S101 is indeed going to accommodate 3 people at the front including the driver for the first time. The vehicle was spied sporting a bench type front seat for the first, which also indicates that the vehicle is gaining its totality and is getting all ready for a new future launch in India boosting the mini SUV market competition.

The bench type front seat of the Mahindra S101 means that the vehicle though compact in size will be accommodating 6 adult passengers without much difficulty. The front leg space has also been saved by the incorporation of the dash mounted gear lever which was revealed by the earlier spy pictures.

However, the Mahindra S101 compact SUV surely needs some more time to actually launch in the market, as the vehicle has yet not gained all its own parts and the engineers seemed to be testing the vehicle with dummy weights in order to simulate real driving conditions to test the SUV’s tough driving capabilities.

The test prototype model of the upcoming Mahindra S101 that was spied most recently was equipped with fog lights, but the light elements seemed to be dummy and not the real production units. Thus, the vehicle still seems to be testing with dummy parts, though it has been spotted doing the recent tests with its own body panels.

The new upcoming Mahindra compact SUV which is still codenamed as the S101 is going to be a very worthy mini SUV. The vehicle from Mahindra will be based on an entirely new monocoque platform and will be sub-4 meter in length in order to get excise duty benefits and to keep its price tag affordable.

The S101 will be one of three new vehicles, based on one of two new platforms that Mahindra is going to launch in India next year.

Mahindra S101 will also be powered by a newly developed 3-cylinder petrol and diesel motors mated to a manual and an expected AMT gearbox.

The new compact SUV is going to compete with Ford EcoSport, Tata Nexon and Volkswagen Taigun and is expected to be tagged at around Rs. 5 to 7 lakhs.

The accessory package of new Scorpio is as fantabulous as the car

Mahindra surprised the nation with its classic new Mahindra Scorpio; it is an evolution product of the earlier car. The new Scorpio facelift comes in a groomed package, while the core identity of the vehicle is retained. Car owners, who enjoy their priced new Scorpio possession to the core, take note of the amazing accessory package available.

New Mahindra Scorpio exterior accessories

New Mahindra Scorpio exterior accessories

It is difficult to recognize the new Scorpio facelift, only because it comes in a modern makeover. The styling is now more on the modern front and very little of the countryside character of the car is revealed. Now let’s browse through the amazing accessory packages.

Consumers can style their exteriors of the already stylish Scorpio, there is a chrome package that has all the amenities to design your car, with rear bumper reflectors, rear registration plate appliqué, wing mirror housing, D-Pillar air airflow vents, door handles, fog light enclosures, bonnet scoop and grille inserts. There is a fantastic safety package offer as well with body colored rear spoiler with brake lights, illuminated scuff plates, ski rack, a couple of alloy wheel designs sized 15 and 17 inches, rally fog lights, rear and front bumper guards.

Like the exterior, the interior goodies are amazing and have everything to engage in interior car design. The package consists of Head Up Display, DVD player, central woofer, 7-inch in built monitors, 9-inch headrest mountable monitors, car cushions, coat hanger, mobile charge, chilled storage compartment, in car inverter, floor mats, and dual tone art leather seat covers. The other interesting features to watch out for are front proximity and parking sensors and rear parking camera with dedicated display.

The range of accessories offered with the new Scorpio facelift is as thrilling as the car itself. It is among the hot new launches of 2014, only because it bears a modern Scorpio layering. Let’s go through some interesting details of the car, the new Scorpio facelift is packed with new front fenders, bumper, bonnet and headlights and grille. Sources are fascinated with the grille sculpture describing it to be signature, the newness if visible on door handles and mirrors as well. The rear section has power LED tail lights, and black plastic panel.

The interiors of new Mahindra Scorpio facelift is re-worked as well, and this time the atmosphere is more radiating and colorful. The dashboard is professionally styled, so is the seat and door trim. There is so much interior excitement to look forward with touchscreen supported by multimedia and Bluetooth, automatic rain sensing wipers, automatic headlamps, power outer rear view mirrors, rear air con vents, multi-function steering wheel, cruise control, climate control and reversing aid.

The new Scorpio facelift is a dream car for many, it is feature rich, and the accessory package is exhilarating. Sitting in the car is soaking in layers and layers of luxury. Mahindra is a pioneer of sport utility vehicle segment and the new Scorpio stands out amidst its competition. It will be interesting to view the competition battle of the car with Renault Duster.