Mahindra discontinues Scorpio with automatic transmission

The company is also planning to introduce facelifted version of XUV500, KUV100 in addition to the U321 MPV, which will replace the Xylo and compete with the Toyota Innova Crysta and Tata Hexa.

By: | Updated: June 5, 2017 11:32 AM

Mahindra and Mahindra has discontinued its Scorpio variants with automatic transmission in 2WD and 4WD configuration. The company has also removed the automatic variants from its official website. According to a tweet by Mahindra Scorpio customer care to a user, it has been confirmed that the Scorpio automatic transmission has been discontinued 2WD and 4WD configuration. The automatic transmission was earlier available in the top end S10 variant, while other variants are available with manual transmission. The all-wheel drive options are available in S4 plus and S10 manual and automatic transmission.

Mahindra is also working on a facelift version of the Scorpio and it is expected to feature cosmetic changes both at the front and rear, however, the side profile is likely to remain the same as the existing version. For better torque and power figures, the facelifted Scorpio might get the 2.2 litre m-Hawk engine with a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission. The facelift Scorpio is internally known as Z101 and will be introduced in European markets too. The company is also planning to introduce facelifted version of XUV500, KUV100 in addition to the U321 MPV, which will replace the Xylo and compete with the Toyota Innova Crysta and Tata Hexa.
The current version of Mahindra Scorpio comes with three diesel engine options - a 2.2 litre, 1.99 litre and a 2.5 litre unit. The 2.2 litre and 1.99-litre m-Hawk engines produce 122 hp of power and 280 Nm of torque and come equipped with Intelli-Hybrid system, while the 2.5 litre m2DICR engine comes with micro hybrid technology and produces 76 hp of power and 200 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.