auto news desk,For the popular car manufacturer Mahindra, its Scorpio is one of the best selling vehicles. Even after many years, it is in strong demand among the customers. Now Scorpio is sold under the name Scorpio Classic. Currently, the SUV comes in only two variants – S and S11. However, another new variant S5 is coming soon, which will be placed between these two. The details of this new variant have been leaked even before the launch.
As per the leaked approval document, the seating options have also been increased for the S5 and S11 trims. While the base-spec S variant only gets a 9-seat option, the S5 and S11 variants will get both 7-seater and 9-seater options. There will be a total of seven variants of the Scorpio Classic in its updated format. Earlier, the 9-seat option was available only with the base S variant. The 9-seater variant will get bench seats in the second row and 2×2 side facing bench seats at the rear. The top-spec S11 variant of the Scorpio Classic will get the option of a second-row captain seat.
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The new S5 variant is expected to get features like body colored bumpers, steel wheels, central locking, audio system and electrically adjustable ORVMs. It may miss out on features like projector headlamps with LED DRLs, follow-me-home headlamps, rear washer and wiper, and front arm rests. It will have features like dual airbags, collapsible steering, engine immobilizer, seat belt reminder and speed alert for safety.
Engine & Power
The introduction of the new S5 variant of the Scorpio Classic will help reduce the price gap between the S and S11 variants. Currently, the base variant of Scorpio Classic costs Rs 12.64 lakh and the top variant costs Rs 16.14 lakh. There is a difference of Rs 3.5 lakh between these two variants. There will be no change in the engine performance of the car. The Scorpio Classic comes with a 2.2-litre diesel engine, which generates maximum power of 130 hp and peak torque of 300 Nm.