Home grown UV manufacturer, Mahindra has introduced the new mild hybrid technology that is called as ‘Intelli-Hybrid’ on the new-gen Scorpio that comes packed with a 1.99 Litre mHAWK engine, specifically for Delhi and NCR, starting at Rs. . 9.35 lakh (Ex showroom, Delhi) for the S4 model. As the new Scorpio is a mild hybrid, it will be sold with 5 percent concessional Value Added Tax in Delhi-NCR, translating benefit ranging between Rs 60,000 to Rs 90,000 depending upon the variant, for the customers.
Speaking about the introduction of Scorpio with Intelli-Hybrid in Delhi and NCR, PravinShah, President & Chief Executive, (Automotive), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “Intelli-Hybrid demonstrates our commitment to making modern technology more accessible to a wider audience. 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. By reducing fuel consumption, Intelli-Hybrid helps Scorpio owners contribute towards a cleaner and greener Delhi and NCR”.
According to Mahindra, the Intelli-Hybrid reduces fuel consumption by up to 7 percent, as when the car is accelerating the electric power assists the engine, switching the engine off automatically when the vehicle is stationary ad not to forget, the reusing of the brake energy to charge the battery. The hybrid system has been introduced to the following variants of the 1.99L Scorpio - S4, S4+, S4+ 4wd, S6+, S8, S10 - 2WD with Manual Transmission and S10 - 4WD with Manual Transmission.
Under the skin, the new generation Scorpio Intelli-Hybrid is power packed with a 1.99-litre mHawk diesel mill that is good to dish out 120 bhp of maximum power. In terms of features, the car is equipped advanced tech such as static bending projector headlamps with LED parking lights style in a Eyebrow shaped, cushion suspension and anti-roll technology, automatic climate control, blue-grey interior and sits on 17 inch alloy wheels.
Recently, Mahindra joined hands with Ola in order to encourage micro-entrepreneurship amongst drivers.