Scorpio N – a New Mahindra 4WD SUV

Mahindra Scorpio N – Mahindra has sold vehicles in Australia since 2007 but only a Ute model which until recently was only available with a manual transmission.  2023 Mahindra Scorpio NNeedless to say their sales were predominantly in rural areas.

They have now launched a large SUV – the Scorpio N.

It is designed as a true four wheel drive with a ladder frame chassis, low range gear box and a rear axle mechanically locking differential and it serves this function well.

Scorpio N has a 2.2 litre four cylinder turbo diesel with moderate power but quite good torque and a six speed automatic gearbox.

It has a tall upright stance with above average window area on the sides.

Low pricing will have the benefit of enticing customers to a little known brand. At launch pricing which is schedule to last to 30 June 2023 has the base model Z8 at a drive away price of just $42,000 and the up market Z8L at $45,000 driveaway. These prices are around $8,000 to $20,000 + cheaper than their likely competition.

The All-New Scorpio is a 5 Star Global NCAP rated vehicle and is powered by 129kw / 400 Nm Turbo Diesel engine with 6 speed Aisin Automatic Transmission. In keeping with its adventure capabilities, it will be offered with true 4×4 capability.

2023 Mahindra Scorpio N


Mahindra Scorpio N 4WD Capability

True 4×4 Capability featured on all Australian specification Scorpio Variants include:

  • Body on Frame Ladder Frame Chassis
  • Rear Wheel Drive / Part Time 4×4
  • Shift on Fly 4×4 between 4WD High and 2WD
  • Rear Axle with Mechanical locking differential
  • Electronic Brake Locking Differential
  • 4XPLOR Intelligent 4×4 System with selectable Terrain Modes

2023 Mahindra Scorpio N Interior front seats

Z8 Features:

  • Sunroof
  • Coffee Black Leatherette Interior
  • LED Light Package

Z8L Features (Over and above Z8):

  • SONY 3D Immersive Audio 12 Speakers with Sub-woofer
  • 6-Way Electric Driver’s Seat
  • 7 in Colour TFT Drivers Side Cluster
  • Front Offroad Camera with Parking Sensors

2023 Mahindra Scorpio N

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