The Mahindra Scorpio is a proven vehicle across some of the toughest terrain and is known for it’s rugged and reliable nature. The Scorpio with it’s boxy dimensions has a very aggressive appearance that is well suited to SUVs. The frame less front grille with the silver claw mark design pay tribute to the company’s badge. The blackened double barrel head lamps have a day-time running LED strip running on top and static bending lamps. The front bumper is a large unit housings black fog lamp surrounds, a central air dam and a plastic lower section. The bonnet has a strong power dome in the centre housing a bonnet scoop.
The side profile has body coloured side cladding running along the lower section, sporty alloy wheels, black indicator surrounds, B and C-pillars, roof rails and D-pillar cladding. Around the back, the tail gate gets a black centre section, the rear window gets black surrounds, clear lens tail lamps and a slim bumper with foot rest.
The interiors of the Scorpio feel modern with a clear and uncluttered layout. The quality of plastics and fit and finish is good. The instrument binnacle is well laid out and easy to read. Quality of switch gear is good and the Scorpio in the top-end variants comes loaded to the hilt with equipment. Although, there are small ergonomic issues in the cabin. The seats are properly designed and comfortable.
The Scorpio is powered by the company’s proven range of 2.2 litre and 2.5 litre turbo diesel engines. They add to the SUV’s peppy and fun to drive nature. The Scorpio has nimble handling traits at low speeds that makes it a breeze to park and maneuver the vehicle in tight spots. The Scorpio has a planted ride at most speeds. The availability of four-wheel drive variants also makes the Scorpio an attractive proposition.