The Mahindra Scorpio S9 Trim has officially hit the Indian roads with the highest sense of comfort, positioned under the top-spec S11 variant.
The home-grown carmaker, Mahindra & Mahindra has introduced a new S9 variant of the Scorpio to the Indian auto space with a competitive price of Rs 13.99 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). With this pricing range, the Scorpio S9 trim is more affordable than the S11 but it still comes with key standard features as compared to its sibling.
The Mahindra Scorpio redefines its fierce role in the auto space by the new Scorpio S9 variant
Concerning the features, Mahindra has put a lot of effort to revive the new variant of Scorpio. The S9 trim appears more aggressively in the competition with a plethora of cutting-edge features combined with a reasonable price. The sport utility vehicle shows up in a more robust appearance like the S11 counterpart. It comes with a silver front grille inserts, redesigned tailgate, rear bumper and footrest, refreshed projector headlamps, LED light guides, body-coloured outside rear view mirrors with turn indicators, hydraulic assisted bonnet and fog lamps. Besides, the new Scorpio offers additional features such as:
5.9-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation
Steering mounted audio controls
“IntelliPark” feature as standard
Cushion suspension & anti-roll technologies
Chrome AC vents
LED centre high mount stop lamp
The 2018 Mahindra Scorpio S9 trim appears in a powerful impression
The advanced features of the new variant never disappoint both auto connoisseurs and lovers
Mechanically, the Mahindra Scorpio S9 continues to utilize the same powerhouse like the S11 variant. It sources the power from a BSIV compliant 2.2-litre mHawk 4-cylinder diesel engine that churns out 140 bhp of power per 320 Nm of torque. The mill will be mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and 4WD system.
Commenting on the S9 variant, Veejay Ram Nakra, Mahindra-Chief of Sales and Marketing- Automotive Division, said
“Scorpio changed the landscape of the Indian Auto Industry& continues to be the dominant force in the SUV segment. The new Scorpio S9 offers a great feature package at an attractive price point making it a compelling buy for customers looking for a true-blue SUV, while retaining Scorpio’s core DNA of power, driving thrill and adventure.”
With its attractive price, the new Scorpio will bitterly rival the likes of Tata Harrier and Hyundai Creta
The new Scorpio variant will be available in the Mahindra’s dealerships across India from November 12, 2018. The SUV will lock horns against the likes of Hyundai Creta, Renault Duster and even the forthcoming Tata Harrier.