The 2018 Mahindra Scorpio will certainly take this success to one level further. Indeed, the company is facing a tough time to maintain the dominance in the SUV segment, but this new up gradation will surely change the scenario for the company. On the basis of initial reports, we can say this new version will be a facelift avatar for the popular SUV Scorpio with plenty of up gradations in the performance and features segment.
2018 Mahindra Scorpio – Exterior and Interior Design
All the images of 2018 Mahindra Scorpio give a clear hint that this car will see drastic changes in its front and back look. Front of the SUV may have grills smaller than its predecessor with four lights in the front. These four lights will offer enough illumination to drive in any weather condition. It may have a new bumper design as well that can make it look even more attractive than before. Leaked images suggest there will be no more plastic cladding in the back, with changes in the back door. As far as the dimension is concerned, it will remain close to the previous version model that is 4456 mm in length and 1820 mm in width along with 1995mm high and 2680 mm of wheelbase. SUV may have new alloy wheels as well with some tweaking in the bumper to enhance the look uniquely.
In the interior of the car, we may not notice a lot of up gradations from its previous version. However, it will have new upholstery options for the seats, the color will be more vivid compared to the previous version. It may have a new and upgraded infotainment system as well equipped full touch screen. This infotainment system may use Android Auto, and it may have several apps connected with Mahindra system. That means you will have a comfortable ride with entertainment and personal touch.
2018 Mahindra Scorpio – Engine Performance
If we talk about the performance of the 2018 Mahindra Scorpio, it may have an mHawk 140 4 cylinder 2.2-liter turbo diesel engine which his 20 hp more compared to the previous model. The new version may produce 330 Nm torque accompanied by six-speed manual gearbox. If we talk about fuel efficiency, it may be slightly less compared to the existing model which is 12 km/l.
2018 Mahindra Scorpio – Release Date and Price
In case, you want to have a 2018 Mahindra Scorpio in your garage, then you don’t have to wait much longer for that. Reports indicate the SUV is in the final phase of testing and it should be there in the showroom by August 2017 or at the start of October. This SUV may cost 1 million Indian rupees to 1.4 million INR, but the final cost may vary depending on the model and various other conditions associated with it.
Along with these major changes, 2018 Mahindra Scorpio will definitely have many minor up gradations as well that will offer more control and better riding experience to you. Since Mahindra saw a significant drop in the market share last year, so they will do everything to get back their customer base, and this new upgrade will surely assist them in this work.