Update: Mahindra Scorpio m-Hawk Vlx
As we reported earlier, Mahindra has unveiled the scorpio m-Hawk today(November 30th). Scorpio m-Hawk comes with a host of innovative features and superior engine. m-Hawk engine makes use of 2nd generation Bosch common rail system with solenoid injectors. The 4 cylinder, m-Hawk features VGT(Variable Geometry Turbine) and develops 290 Nm of torque in a wide range of 1600 – 2800rpm. The VGT will help to eliminate turbo lag which are usually associated with large diesel engines. m-Hawk develops 120bhp and according to mahindra it can reach 60kmph from zero in just 5.7 seconds. Mahindra also claims the new scorpio Vlx can touch 150kmph with ease.
Audio controls are moved to steering wheel in the scorpio Vlx and hence you can shift between tuner, CD, SD cards and USB without taking your eyes off the road. At the press of set and coast buttons you can set the speed of scorpio. Yes, the new Scorpio Vlx is equipped with cruise control and it can be engaged once you move past 40kmph. Mahindra provides pressure & temperature sensors on each tyres and rain sensors that automatically sets the wiper in action in the new scorpio m-Hawk Vlx. It has always been a challenge to park SUVs. While Tata offers reversing camera in the new safari, mahindra moves one step ahead by providing skoda like animated one in the scorpio m-Hawk Vlx. A best use of parking mirror has been made in the scorpio Vlx what mahindra calls as Intellipark. In addition it shows the distance from the obstacle. Scorpio Vlx also features ABS. Naughty childrens are safe inside the new scorpio Vlx the anti pinch window automatically halts and moves in the downward direction when someone accidentally place their hand/fingers across it. Other new features in the scorpio Vlx includes – voice assist system, kenwood audio system and a immobiliser. The dash is made scratch and dust free through a protective coating. With the new sporty decals Mahindra brings exclusivity to Vlx owners. The interiors looks afresh with new upholsteries and new central bezel. Two tone interiors available tan,beige and black allure . The pricing of new scorpio m-Hawk Vlx is on the higher side – Rs9.65 lakhs, ex-showroom Delhi.. Mahindra adds a new colour called java brown with the scorpio Vlx. Scorpio m-hawk engine is available only in Vlx version of scorpio that means 2.6L CRDe will continue to propel lx,Dx and Slx variants. In Chennai Mahindra scorpio Vlx will be launched in November 3rd.