Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. on Friday said that its new sports utility vehicle codenamed Z101 will be known as ‘Scorpio-N’ and will be launched on June 27.
The current Scorpio which has evolved over the last two decades as an iconic and a cult brand will continue as the ‘Scorpio Classic’, the company said in a release.
“Scorpio has been a landmark model for Mahindra which has redefined the category and became an iconic brand in the Indian automobile industry. The all-new Scorpio-N is expected to recreate benchmarks in the SUV segment in India, yet again,” Veejay Nakra, President for the automotive division at M&M said.
The latest SUV to be produced at the company’s Chakan manufacturing facility has been engineered ground-up to meet the aspirations of the young and tech-savvy customers looking for a full-size authentic SUV.
It will come in both petrol and diesel engines with a choice of manual and automatic transmissions. It will be offered with a 4×4 option.
“With an unmissable design, thrilling performance and high-end technology, we continue to carry forward the Mahindra legacy of building authentic, tough yet sophisticated SUVs. With the all-new Scorpio-N, we continue to live and deliver our brand promise of ‘Explore the Impossible’,” Nakra said.
The all-new Scorpio-N has been engineered and designed at Mahindra Research Valley near Chennai, Mahindra North American Technical Center in U.S. and Mahindra Design Studio in Mumbai, according to R Velusamy, President for automotive technology and product development at M&M.
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