The Mahindra Scorpio 2022 is one of the most anticipated and exciting releases. We also have a slew of spy images and scoops that have disclosed a lot about the automobile over the last three years. It becomes difficult to keep track of everything linked to this tough SUV with this dispersed information. We made things easy by organising and gathering all the information on the impending Mahindra Scorpio 2022, from the exterior and interior to new features!
Mahindra published a new teaser for the impending Scorpio 2022 earlier this week. Amitabh Bachan provides narration in the 1-minute, 25-second teaser. It also includes background music from Francis Ford Coppola’s Godfather film. Mahindra appears to have picked this specific background music to signify supremacy and power over the rivals. Exactly like the Godfather.
Scorpio 2022 Exterior Styling Is Butch
The first photographs of the SUV have already surfaced from the manufacturing factory. The first unit of the new Mahindra Scorpio in white has moved off the assembly line. A new vertical slat grille, a replacement of the former oval Mahindra emblem with a modern logo, C-shaped LED DRLs with fog lights, and many more aspects can be seen upfront. The chrome underlining flanks the double-barrel headlamp design. Only the low beam receives a projector, whereas the high beam receives a reflector.
The new Scorpio has a slightly raked chrome beltline that rises from the C-pillar, passes through the D-pillar, and flows into the back. It also receives new wheels, which are anticipated to be 18″ in diameter and covered in broad, high-profile rubber.
Silver inlays will be added to the body on the sides. It also has traditional door handles instead of the XUV700’s flush-designed ones. The new Scorpio will have a revised side-hinged tailgate. Unlike predecessors, the rear bumper is flatter. It has two reverse lights on either side of the bumper, with a chrome strip linking them. Like the side cladding insert, a false skid plate in silver is also present at the back.
The Scorpio 2022 is already a butch-looking SUV with several aspects. It is intended to retain the design language of the new-generation Scorpios. It will be an evolutionary process rather than a revolution.
The New 2022 Scorpio Gets a Premium Interior and New Features!
Speaking of premium-ness (is that even a word? ), spy images indicate that Mahindra has lavished soft-touch materials. However, it will retain the forward-facing third-row seats, diminishing the SUV’s safety rating. (As it did with Thar before.)
The new Scorpio will be powered by the diesel engine’s tried-and-true 2.2L 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel. It may be paired with either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission. Several theories are floating around the internet about the power output of the forthcoming Scorpio. A test mule was recently sighted with a power figure of 130 horsepower, the same as the output of Thar diesel models. However, based on the car in question, it appeared to be one of the entry-level versions.
The Big Daddy Scorpio 2022 is ‘quick, even in slow motion’ according to a recent teaser. This suggests that the 130 horsepower figure shown on the spy test car may only apply to basic variants. At the same time, higher models may obtain a beefier power number of 153 bhp or even 183 bhp, as seen on the same engine-powered XUV700. As of yet, there is no word about a petrol-powered Scorpio.
The trailer suggests that the automobile would have a slew of futuristic and high-tech features. A touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a panoramic sunroof, steering-mounted controls, a digital instrument cluster, automatic temperature control with 3 row AC vents, electrically adjustable seats, and much more are included.
The new Scorpio 2022 can also acquire some or all of the XUV700’s ADAS capabilities, like lane keep assist, active cruise control, and an emergency braking system. In terms of safety, the next Scorpio is rumoured to include 6 or 7 airbags, ABS, EBD, ESP, TCS, hill hold aid, hill descent control, TPMS, and other features.
Mahindra designers will completely redesign the inside of the 2022 Scorpio to give it a more modern appearance. The dashboard will be redesigned from the inside out to keep up with the competition, providing a more luxurious feel for the passengers and driver.
The Mahindra Scorpio will be built on a ladder-frame chassis to handle the urban jungle and the true jungle. The new Scorpio 2022 will also receive a 4X4 system on chosen models to enhance its go-anywhere capability.
Now the essential aspect! Price?
The Scorpio 2022 will compete with other D-segment SUVs already on the market in India, including the Alcazar, Harrier, Safari, Hector, Hector Plus, and Mahindra’s own XUV700. The primary differentiator in Scorpio’s favour is that it will be the only SUV that combines the toughness of a ladder-frame chassis with the ease of a 4X4 system in one package.
Mahindra will shortly unveil pricing for the Big Daddy Scorpio. As with the introductory costs of previous Mahindra goods, we should expect it to be quite competitively priced. Scorpio’s price might start at Rs 12.5 lakh (Ex-Showroom, India).
When it is released, Mahindra’s drivetrain and design choices will homologate the persona of a ‘Big Daddy SUV’ that they are attempting to promote it with.