The manufacturer Mahindra and Mahindra are busy working on the popular Indian model 2018 Mahindra Scorpio Scorpio that is getting a makeover. The upcoming version of Scorpio has been spied testing in a number of locations.
The Mahindra Scorpio is one of the popular SUVs on Indian roads and it has helped to fuel the SUV craze in the country, beyond any doubt. Despite the arrival of several rivals from stables of Tata Motors, Hyundai, Jeep and Ford,
The Scorpio continues to enjoy an ever-growing user base. The images of the new 2018 Mahindra Scorpio have appeared on the web as well. The makeover is not going to be drastic, as it seems from the pictures.
2018 Mahindra Scorpio Redesign and Safety Features
The images of the 2018 Mahindra Scorpio indicates at minor design changes. The tail lamps will get revised and same can be said about the styling of bumpers of the SUV. It is clear that the new Scorpio will get a more stylish front grille with vertical slats and more chrome on it. The rear section receives minimal changes. There is a new beam-style windshield wiper as well. It gets 16-inch new 5-spoke alloy wheels. The car will be sold in few trims and exterior color options are Napoli Black, Molten Red and Mist Silver.
The cabin is not going to receive a lot of changes, as it seems from the images. The new Scorpio may get better upholstery options. A new dashboard with enhanced infotainment system may be there to woo customers. A steering wheel with infotainment setup controls may be introduced. The cabin may get automated climate control and small item storage options.
The 2018 Mahindra Scorpio will get enhanced safety features and a new infotainment setup may also be there. So, you can expect new infotainment setup with larger color display and Bluetooth and USB support. It may have support for the better sound system as well.
2018 Mahindra Scorpio Engine Options
The 2018 Scorpio may get laden with the same 2.2-litre mHawk engine. However, it may be tweaked for enhanced output. A 2.5-litre, m2DICR unit may power it and you can also expect a mHawk diesel unit making 140 HP under the hood. The engines may get paired with a 6-speed Aisin Seiki automatic transmission gearbox.
The engine may not get laden with its Intelli-Hybrid technology for 2018 model. This is owing to new GST triggered higher taxation on hybrid vehicles. The earlier versions of Scorpios featured a mild-hybrid system. The new powertrain will also offer better fuel economy.
2018 Mahindra Scorpio Price and Launch Date
The upcoming version of 2018 Mahindra Scorpio is likely to get a competitive price tag given the steep competition in SUV segment. It will be released soon.
Summing it up
The 2018 Scorpio is an enticing SUV that is going to get minor styling changes. A new engine with enhanced output and enhanced infotainment may boost its prospects. Upon release, the SUV will lock horns with the likes of Toyota Innova Crysta, Tata Safari Storme and Hyundai Creta.