Mahindra the greatest and largest automobile seller and a homo-grown company has launched the New Generation Scorpio having 1.99 litre mHAWK engine with the new mild hybrid technology 'Intelli-Hybrid for Delhi and NCR (national capital region).
The car has been launched at a starting price of Rs 9.35 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Moreover, this Scorpio being a mild hybrid, customers will also enjoy a 5 per cent concessions on VAT (value added tax), which translates into a benefit of Rs 60,000 to Rs 90,000, depending on the variant.
"As an organisation that puts keen emphasis on sustainability and eco-friendly practices across every process and product, we are delighted to introduce mild-hybrid technology on the Scorpio," said Pravin Shah, President and Chief Executive (Automotive), M&M.
"By reducing fuel consumption, Intelli-Hybrid helps Scorpio owners contribute towards a cleaner and greener Delhi and NCR. Intelli-Hybrid reduces fuel consumption by up to seven per cent," the automobile manufacturer said in a statement.
"This, by assisting the engine with electric power during acceleration, automatically switching the engine off within 3 seconds of the vehicle being stationary (start-stop) and reusing brake energy, which would otherwise be wasted, to charge the battery."
Mahindra has offered the Scorpio Intelli-Hybrid on following variants – S4, S4+, S4+ 4wd, S6+, S8, S10-2WD (manual transmission) and S10- 4WD (manual transmission). The SUV does not get any design or feature upgrades and it continues to be offered with six-inch touch screen infotainment system with GPS navigation, fully automatic temperature control, luxurious Blue-Grey interiors, 17-inch alloy wheels and static bending projector headlamps with eyebrow-styled LED parking lights.