The 2020 Mahindra Scorpio will be based on the hydroformed body-on-frame platform that helps reduce its weight.
Mahindra & Mahindra is set to give its range of SUVs a new lease of life this year. The home-grown carmaker is gearing up for the next generation changes of its models including the Mahindra Scorpio, Mahindra Thar, Mahindra XUV500 and the Mahindra Bolero. Sources suggested that the all-new Mahindra Scorpio is due for a launch in the coming months.
Multiple spy images of the new-gen Mahindra Scorpio have surfaced online in recent times, hinting at the batch of changes that the new SUV would carry. On speaking to a media publication, officials at Mahindra have already revealed that the design of the new model would retain the essence of the original SUV whilst having a more modern look.
Also, the official sketch of 2020 Mahindra Scorpio has revealed that the upcoming car will carry forward its masculine stance from the outgoing model. However, it will also come with a suite of changes inside and out for a fresher cosmetic appeal. Talking about the key changes of the iconic SUV, the all-new Scorpio will feature a heavily revised front fascia with an upright nose, new doors, longer wheelbase, raked windshield among others.
The cabin of 2020 Mahindra Scorpio will boast a host of top-notch features, including a large touchscreen infotainment system that is possibly sourced from the Alturas G4, forward-facing seats along with some added comfort features.
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The next-gen Mahindra Scorpio will be built on the hydroformed body-on-ladder platform which reduces the SUV’s weight by a considerable margin. Powering the new Scorpio will be a new BS6-compliant 2.0-litre petrol engine making 190 BHP of power and 380 Nm of torque along with a detuned version of 180 BHP/ 400 Nm 2.2-litre diesel motor unit. The transmission duties are said to be undertaken by a 6-speed MT or an AT unit. An RWD drivetrain will be standard across the range while a four-wheel-drive system will be available for the higher trim-level.
The 2020 Mahindra Scorpio will be conceptualized and designed at the company’s North America Technical Centre in the United States then it will be developed and engineered at Mahindra Research Valley based in Chennai.