2018 Mahindra Scorpio Pik-Up spotted in Leh
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The Mahindra Scorpio Pik-Up (Mahindra Goa Pik-up) was showcased in a facelifted avatar at Automobile Barcelona in May this year. Recently, IAB reader Rishi Negi spotted the 2018 Mahindra Scorpio Pik-Up testing in Leh.
The 2018 Mahindra Scorpio Pik-Up features a front fascia borrowed from the 3-year-old Mahindra Scorpio. There’s nothing strange in the pick-up version adopting this old design right around the time when the SUV is about to undergo a facelift as the vehicle has been in the development phase for a while.
At the front, the facelifted Mahindra Scorpio Pik-Up features redesigned, dual projector headlamps with “LED Eyebrows”, imposing radiator grille with chrome accents on the vertical slats, restyled bumpers, new silver skid plate, reshaped fog lamps and resculpted bonnet with more expressive crease lines. On the sides, the new model would have faux air vents housing new turn signals.
The 2018 Mahindra Scorpio Pik-Up will feature a host of changes on the inside. The cabin will look almost entirely new with the dashboard, four-spoke steering wheel and centre console borrowed from the current Scorpio. That, along with a 6-inch touchscreen infotainment system and new upholstery and trim, should make the interior look premium and modern.
The current Mahindra Scorpio Pik-Up is 5,118 mm long, 1,850 mm wide and 1,874 mm tall. It has a 3,040 mm-long wheelbase and offers a ground clearance of 210 mm. There are two engine options available: 2.7-litre CRDI diesel (109 bhp/270 Nm) and 2.2-litre mHawk diesel (120 bhp/280 Nm). Four-wheel drive option is present on both engine models. Expect the new Scorpio Pik-Up in showrooms late this year or early next year.