Mahindra Scorpio S3 Plus variant launched in India

The country’s leading automobile manufacturer Mahindra has launched a new base variant of the Scorpio in India, known as the S3 Plus. The company released the cheapest S3 plus variant by updating the existing Scorpio model lineup. Priced at Rs 11.67 lakh (ex-showroom, Pune), the S3 Plus variant of the SUV is positioned below the S5 variant.

The Mahindra Scorpio S3 Plus variant is powered by the same 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine that produces 120bhp and 280Nm of torque, paired to a five-speed manual unit. All other variants are powered by the same engine while producing 140bhp and 319Nm of torque and motor is paired to a six-speed manual transmission. The new variant is offered in seven-seat and nine-seat options.

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According to reports, this variant of the Scorpio will feature the company’s black grille, side cladding, power windows, follow-me-home headlamps, tilt adjustment steering, front row power outlets, vinyl seat upholstery, micro-hybrid technology, dual airbags, speed alert system and seat-belt reminders. The new version misses out on features like side and rear footsteps, rear demister, front fog lamps, one-touch lane indicator, central locking, bottle and cup holders and central lamps.