The utility vehicle maker, Mahindra has been launched the Scorpio Intelli-Hybrid version based on the top-end variant, Scorpio S10 2WD. The Scorpio hybrid version is priced at Rs. 12.84 lakh in ex-showroom of Navi Mumbai. The new Scorpio model has reduced its fuel consumption by up to 7 percent and continued with the same diesel engine of 2.2L mHawk, which is paired to the standard manual gearbox.
The current selling models of Scorpio featured with the Mahindra’s micro hybrid system that includes basic auto start and stop feature. Now, the Scorpio models with 2.2litre mHawk engine offered with the Intelli-hybrid. The top to lower versions are S10 4WD, S10 2WD, S8, S6+, S4+ 4Wd, S4+ and S4.
The Scorpio 1.99l mHawk models specially designed for Delhi NCR, Scorpio automatic and base version S2 with the 2.5-litre m2DICR engine, are not featured the new Intelli-hybrid system, which features brake energy recuperation, auto start and stop, a starter motor, a larger battery with high capacity. The starter motor works as an alternator or a motor to give a little bit of electric boost in driving condition.
The Intelli-Hybrid system is the best advantage for the Mahindra Scorpio to increase the product range or SUV range in the market. The company has taken the tax incentives from the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) with the Intelli-Hybrid system. Moreover, the diesel powered Scorpio Intelli-Hybrid models exempted from the National Green Tribunal (NGT)’s order. The remaining list of specifications, in terms of interior design, exterior, and equipment borrow from the existed models.