Mahindra Scorpio Overview
In the Philippines, the Mahindra Scorpio was offered in two variants: the Mahindra Scorpio GLX and the Mahindra Scorpio Floodbuster. It comes in Mist Silver, Diamond White, Rocky Beige, Fiery Black, Java Brown, and Toreador Red.
The first generation Mahindra Scorpio was introduced in India on June 20, 2002. In other parts of the world, the well-built SUV was marketed as the Mahindra Goa. In 2006, a revamped Mahindra Scorpio was launched at the Auto Expo in Delhi. Also, the Indian automaker presented a concept hybrid version of the SUV that will be powered by a CRDe engine.
On September 25, 2014, a refreshed Mahindra Scorpio was unveiled complete with a new exterior. A year after, an automatic variant of the SUV was made available in the market.
In the Philippines, Indian top carmaker Mahindra presented their wide array of vehicles including the Mahindra Scorpio in 2015. Its partnership with local distributor Asiabrands Motor Corporation, under the management of the Columbian Group of Companies, ensured a strong commitment in importing well-built automobiles Filipinos will enjoy.
The Mahindra Scorpio measures 4,430mm long, 1,775mm wide, and 1,975mm tall. The well-built SUV flaunts a modern and sporty design that creates a strong road presence. Notable exterior highlights include a wide horizontal radiator grille with slots, a pair of square projector headlights with LED daytime running lights, high roof, body-colored side mirrors and door handles, durable pair of roof rail, pronounced wheel arches, broad rear windscreen, and contemporary taillights with LED. Completing the SUV’s mighty look is a set of 16-inch alloy wheels.
The Mahindra Scorpio offers a comfortable and spacious grey-themed cabin courtesy of its 2,680mm wheelbase. Interior highlights include the height-adjustable multifunctional steering wheel, instrument console with blue lighting, a center console with an infotainment system, tachometer, a digital clock, digital odometer, Heat Ventilation and Air Conditioning system (HVAC), air condition vents in every row, and seven to nine adjustable seats covered in faux leather or fabric.
Technology & Safety Features
The Mahindra Scorpio is built with front dual airbags, keyless entry, height-adjustable seat belts, door ajar warning, side and front impact beams, an anti-lock braking system, tire pressure monitoring system, power door locks, reverse camera, and reverse parking sensors.
Platform & Chassis
The Mahindra Scorpio is fitted with a double-wishbone suspension with a torsion bar at the front and a semi-elliptical leaf spring rear suspension with a stabilizer bar. The SUV’s braking power is assisted by discs at the front and drums at the rear.
Engine & Drivetrain
The Mahindra Scorpio GLX and the Mahindra Scorpio Floodbuster share the same 2.5-liter four-cylinder, 16-valve engine paired with a five-speed manual transmission. It is guaranteed to emit 105 horsepower with 258 Newton meters of torque.