Mahindra is all set to launch the Scorpio-N in Nepal. The all-new Mahindra Scorpio-N has been officially launched across certain Asian markets and according to Agni Incorporated Private Limited, the sole authorised distributor of Mahindra Cars in Nepal, the new highly anticipated SUV will make it to the Nepalese market in the coming months. The new Mahindra Scorpio-N will be sold alongside the current generation Scorpio, which will be rebranded to Scorpio Classic. The new Scorpio-N is built on a new body-on-frame platform that will be offered with both petrol and diesel engine options.
The Mahindra Scorpio-N is launched in 5 different variants - Z2, Z4, Z6, Z8 and Z8L. All the variants are equipped with either a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine generating 203 hp and up to 380 Nm or a 2.2-litre turbo-diesel engine generating 175hp and up to 400 Nm of torque. Both are mated to a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic gearbox. Only certain diesel variants are offered with a four-wheel-drive system. Mahindra also announced that the Scorpio-N has the lowest CO2 emissions in the segment.
Mahindra Scorpio-N is equipped with advanced modern features and the latest technology. The SUV now gets a slatted grille up front with chrome inserts, new twin-pod projector-lens LED headlamps, LED fog lamps, and new C-shaped LED daytime running lights. It is also equipped with an electric sunroof, dual-zone climate control, wireless phone charger, multiple driving modes, roof-mounted speakers, a Sony 3D sound system, push-button start/stop, driver drowsiness detection and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. The interior is equipped with a multi-function steering wheel, dual-zone climate control, leather upholstery and many more.
The Mahindra Scorpio-N has scored a 5-star rating in the latest round of Global NCAP safety tests, under the new safety test protocols and it gets a 3-star rating in child occupant tests. In terms of safety, the Scorpio-N comes with six airbags, ABS, ESC, and more. The Scorpio-N is 206 mm longer, 97 mm wider, and has a 70 mm longer wheelbase than the current Scorpio. The height of the new Scorpio has gone down by 138 mm and has a ground clearance of 187 mm.
According to Mahindra, the all-new Scorpio-N in Nepal is set to make its debut by 2023 and the bookings for the Scorpio-N will open in the coming months. Once launched in Nepal, we expect that the Tata Harrier, MG Hector Plus, and Hyundai Alcazar could be considered as the Scorpio-N as an alternative. The new Mahindra Scorpio-N price in Nepal is expected to be around NRs. 70 lakhs to NRs. 80 lakhs. The Scorpio-N will be sold alongside the existing model, which will be called the Scorpio Classic.