2014 Mahindra Scorpio Facelift
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Mahindra S4+ variant has been priced at ₹9.7 lakh (ex-Showroom, New Delhi).

Mahindra & Mahindra, the homegrown UV maker, has launched a new variant of its iconic SUV Scorpio with additional safety features in India.

Dubbed Scorpio S4+, the newest in the SUV line-up has gotten additional safety features like dual airbags, anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic brakeforce distribution system (EBD), panic brake indication and seat-belt reminder. The new variant, which sits above the Scorpio S4, has also gotten shift-on-the-fly four-wheel-drive system that was a feature of S4 variant earlier. In addition to this, there is also black side cladding and steel wheels on offer.

The price of the new variant is yet to be made public, but considering the additional features offered in the new S4+ variant, it is likely to be priced ₹40,000-₹50,000 higher than the S4 model.

Mahindra launched its new Scorpio facelift in September and the SUV has been earning tremendous response since then. Launched in a total of five variants -- S2, S4, S6, S6+, S8 and S10 -- the base variant of the Scorpio is powered by the 2.5-litre 4 cylinder m2DiCr diesel engine, which can churn out a power of 75bhp @3,200rpm and a peak torque of 195Nm @1,400-2,200rpm, coupled to 5 speed manual transmissions .The other models are powered by 2.2 litre mHawk engine, which is tuned to pump in 120 PS power @ 4000 rpm and 280 Nm torque between 1800 to 2800 rpm.

In 2015, Mahindra is also expected to roll out a new generation Bolero and a new compact SUV codenamed S101. Mahindra S101, a sub-four metre vehicle is expected to get features like anti-lock braking system, electronic brake-force distribution, four airbags, and an electronic stability programme.

On the other hand, the new Bolero is likely to draw power from Mahindra's new engines. Mahindra is developing seven new engines to power its future vehicles, which includes 1.2 litre diesel and petrol motors, 1.6 litre diesel and petrol units, and a 1.5-litre diesel and there is also 1.5 litre petrol and a 1.0-litre petrol engine.

Mahindra Scorpio facelift price list (All prices ex-Showroom, New Delhi).

Scorpio S2 – ₹8.69 lakh

Scorpio S4 – ₹9.30 lakh

Scorpio S4+ 2WD – ₹9.71 lakh

Scorpio S4+ 4WD – ₹10.84 lakh

Scorpio S6 – ₹10.48 lakh

Scorpio S6+ – ₹10.79 lakh

Scorpio S8 -- ₹11.68 lakh

Scorpio S10 – ₹12.32 lakh

Scorpio S10 4WD – ₹13.45 lakh