Limited edition Mahindra Scorpio Special new details
Mahindra have introduced a new Scorpio Special Edition ahead of the festive season. Available at a price of Rs 11.88 lakhs (ex showroom Delhi) this BS IV compliant variant gets a host of trims, finishes and exclusive interior upholstery, and will be limited to just 500 units.
Boasting of extensive safety features such as ABS, airbags, EST suspension, reverse parking assist and intelligent rain and light sensors, the Scorpio comes with Tyre-Tronic which is a special measuring system that keeps a track on exact air pressure and temperature of each tyre. Scorpio Special Edition receives a highly fuel efficient 2.2 liter 4 cylinder mHawk diesel engine. This engine is capable of peak power of 120 bhp while it can sprint from 0 to 100 kmph in 5.7 seconds.
Speaking on the Scorpio Special Edition, Vivek Nayer, Chief Marketing Officer, Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “With its classy appearance and plush interiors, I am sure that the Scorpio Special Edition will be an instant hit with consumers. An unmitigated success since its launch, the iconic Scorpio has kept up the momentum even in its 11th year. I am sure that this limited edition will create a new benchmark in class and exclusivity to further spruce up the appeal of the Mighty Muscular Scorpio for its consumers.”
Mahindra launches the ‘Scorpio Special Edition’
October 9, 2013, Mumbai: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), India’s leading SUV manufacturer, today announced the launch of the Scorpio Special Edition. With special trims and finishes, high quality accessories and premium fabric, this Special Edition will add an element of luxury and style to the tough and rugged persona of the Scorpio which continues to remain a favourite with Indian customers.
The new Special Edition of this iconic SUV is targeted at style seekers and adventure enthusiasts alike. A true celebration of comfort and luxury, the Scorpio Special Edition retains its exclusivity with only 500 vehicles being rolled out. Priced at Rs. 11.88 lacs (Ex-showroom Delhi, BS4), it is available in a special Pearl White colour and promises to pamper ones senses with its special luxury amenities, premium interiors and upholstery. The exterior is further enhanced with chrome plated alloy wheels and racy decals, all adding a dash of style to the Mighty Muscular Scorpio.
The smart exterior of the vehicle is further complemented by its plush interiors. The high gloss wood finish centre bezel and the rich tan and beige European leather seat upholstery, heighten the style quotient. It is not just the seats that add to the executive style statement; even the steering wheel, gear shift and gear knob are encased in leather to enhance the interiors, add a touch of class and make the customer feel pampered. Further, a roof mounted 9” DVD player has been introduced to take care of the entertainment needs of passengers. A style statement and a symbol of adventure, power and driving thrill, the Scorpio has been a popular choice for adventure seekers and motorsport enthusiasts alike. It has made its mark in numerous motorsports, adventure and off-roading events in its 11 year journey.
The Scorpio Special Edition is equipped with a fuel efficient 2.2 L, 4 cylinder mHawk diesel engine and its 120 bhp power allows it to zip from 0 to 60 kmph in 5.7 seconds. Additional safety features have been added in the Special Edition, which include features like ABS (Anti lock braking System) and Airbags, that keep the vehicle totally in control while braking hard on slippery surfaces. Further, the EST (Extra Stability Technology) Suspension enables greater stability and a comfortable ride too. It also boasts of a wide array of unique features including Intellipark with sensors in the rear bumper for easier reverse parking, intelligent rain and light sensors that automatically control wipers and headlights and Tyre–Tronics, a sophisticated measuring system that updates on exact air pressure and temperature on each tyre.
The Scorpio has ruled the Indian roads for 11 years with over 4 lac vehicles and sales of over 50,000 units for the past two years, moving from strength to strength and transforming the SUV space in the country. It has excelled in some of the world’s toughest rallies including Raid de Himalaya, Desert Storm, Brazillian Rally Dos Sertoes and Dakhsin Dare. The Scorpio continues to be an integral part of various Mahindra Adventure events such as Monastery Escape and Vineyard Escape, amongst others. It has led multiple domestic and international cause-related expeditions like Gondwanaland Expedition, Footsteps of Nikitin Expedition, ASEAN rally, INS Viraat rally and Assam Rifles rally. Born to break records, the Scorpio edged out most SUVs in the financial year 2011-2012 and took pole position by becoming the Official Intervention Vehicle for all motorsports for a period of 5 years on the Buddh International Circuit.
Accolades & Achievements
Launched in 2002, the Scorpio is one of the most awarded brands in industry with nearly 40 awards to its credit, the latest being a bronze at the 2012 EMVIES. The Scorpio also has a distinguished achievement to its name in the form of a Harvard Business Case Study. It has been a recipient of some of the prestigious awards like Car of the Year, Best SUV of the Year and Launch of the Year. Over the past 11 years, the Scorpio has continuously updated itself, ensuirng that the brand stays relevant and young. In the Indian auto industry, the Scorpio has been a trendsetter as far as technology is concerned. It has always set an example that is hard to follow. Be it as India’s first talking car, Micro Hybrid technology, 6-speed Automatic Transmission in SUVs or the as the first BS4 vehicle in India, the Scorpio has ruled both roads and hearts.
Going beyond the vehicle itself, the Scorpio experience is woven into the cultural fabric of the country. A visible star on the silver screen, the Scorpio has frequently dazzled cine enthusiasts through its presence in a number of movies. For Scorpio enthusiasts, the chronicles of Scorpio have also been captured in a Coffee Table Book – “The Legend of Scorpio.”