The 2022 Mahindra Scorpio Classic is a slightly updated version of the previous-generation Scorpio. While the majority of the design remains the same, the Scorpio Classic receives a newly updated front main front grille that distinguishes it from the new Scorpio-N model. It also receives the new faux skid plate and the use of Mahindra’s new ‘Twin Peaks’ logo.
The Scorpio Classic is available in two variants in the country: Classic S and Classic S11. Aside from the different sets of features, the main distinction between the two models is the different seating options. While the Classic S11 has optional captain seating in the middle row, the Classic S comes standard with a bench seat.
2022 Mahindra Scorpio Classic- Dimensions
The SUV has an overall length of 4456 mm, a height of 1995 mm, a width of 1820 mm (without ORVMs), and a wheelbase of 2680 mm.
2022 Mahindra Scorpio Classic- Exterior Design
The recently launched, Mahindra Scorpio Classic now includes a slew of new features and equipment. This includes a larger, more upright front grille than before. Large headlamps with projector units and LED DRLs on either side. The front bumper has also been updated, with fog lamps on either end and a central air intake. The bonnet has been redesigned to be flatter and wider, with muscular lines.
The side profile continues the SUV’s muscular theme, with flared wheel arches housing the 17-inch alloy wheels. There are also numerous supporting lines and creases, which contribute to the SUV’s bulky and muscular appearance. The Mahindra Scorpio’s rear profile features distinctive LED taillights, & a rear spoiler.
2022 Mahindra Scorpio Classic- Features
Apart from the Exterior Design, the S11 gets a 9-inch touch screen infotainment system with Bluetooth/USB/Aux and phone screen mirroring. The S11 also has automatic climate control, electric adjustment for ORVMs, a gear shift indicator, a multi-function steering wheel, an anti-theft alarm, and an auto door lock while driving, among other features.
2022 Mahindra Scorpio Classic- Safety Features
Safety features on the Scorpio Classic include dual airbags, ABS, panic brake indication, emergency call, anti-theft alarm, high-speed alert, seat-belt reminder, engine immobilizer, and many more
2022 Mahindra Scorpio Classic- Engine/ Transmission Options
The new Scorpio Classic is powered by a 2.2-litre mHawk 4-cylinder engine with Common Rail Direct Injection technology. This engine is rated to produce 97 kW of power at 3750 rpm and 300 Nm of peak torque between 1600 and 2800 rpm. A 6-speed manual transmission transfers power from the engine to the rear wheels. The car, however, lacks an automatic transmission option.
2022 Mahindra Scorpio Classic- Pricing
When it comes to the Scorpio Classic’s pricing, there are two options: Classic S and Classic S11. The Classic S costs Rs 11.99 lakh (ex-showroom), while the Classic S11 costs Rs 15.49 lakh (ex-showroom).
2022 Mahindra Scorpio Classic-Rivals
Will the Original Scorpio lose its identity after the release of the new Scorpio N?
After the release of the Scorpio N, everyone is wondering if the original Scorpio will be forgotten. The answer is “emphatically no”. The Mahindra Scorpio Classic and Mahindra Scorpio N are both SUVs from the same manufacturer, but they cater to different audiences.
Scorpio N is the Indian automaker’s higher-end model. Scorpio Classic, on the other hand, is an entry-level product with a starting price of Rs 11.99 lakhs (ex-showroom). The Scorpio N has only forward-facing third-row seats. The Scorpio Classic, on the other hand, has side-facing jump seat options. This allows for more accommodation, & is found to be more beneficial. As a result, we can make the following statement. With the Scorpio N, Mahindra is attempting to entice city dwellers with new technology and features. However, through Scorpio Classic, it will retain its tier II and tier III city buyers as well.