1850 more SUVs of Mahindra Scorpio Classic have been ordered for induction into the army by the Indian Army. Indian Defense Research Wing has given official information about this. Apart from the Mahindra Scorpio Classic, the Indian Army also has SUVs from several other companies, including the Tata Safari, Tata Xenon, Force Gurkha and the Maruti Suzuki Gipsy. Coming to the Mahindra Scorpio Classic, it is currently powered by a 2.2-litre diesel engine that produces 130 horsepower and 300Nm of torque. It has a 6-speed gearbox. The SUV misses out on a 4×4 drivetrain and an automatic gearbox.
The company has made several upgrades in the new Scorpio model. The new engine given in it weighs 55 kg less than the old model. According to the company, this vehicle produces 230Nm torque at 1000rpm. Cable shift has also been used for the transmission, so that the vibration in the vehicle is less, and the throw has been shortened.
The Mahindra Scorpio Classic costs less than the Scorpio-N. Prices for the Classic in the Indian market start at Rs 11.99 lakh (ex-showroom), which is Rs 50,000 less than the Scorpio-N. The SUV also gets a 9-inch touchscreen entertainment system, dual-tone black and beige decor on the inside. It also gets height-adjustable driver seat, semi-digital instrument cluster, steering wheel with multi-function audio controls. Maximum features are available only in the high-spec model.
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