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2023 Mahindra Scorpio-N due in Australian showrooms early next year

The Scorpio-Northward launched in its home country of India in contempo months, and manufacturer Mahindra now says the first vehicles will be in Australia shortly.

2023 Mahindra Scorpio-N
is expected to exist in
Australian showrooms past April 2023,
according to the latest information released by the brand.

Documents published recently past the Department of Infrastructure show the Scorpio-Northward volition presently join the visitor’s local line-up, with new data published on Mahindra’s local website confirming the model volition proceed sale in Australia in the first half of side by side year.

Mahindra dealers accept told
the first shipment of Scorpio-Ns are due to arrive into the country in March 2023, ahead of the SUV’s expected April 2023 launch.

“The market place launch of the Scorpio-N in Australia is intended for 2023, subject area to improvements in [the] global supply chain,” the visitor said in an earlier statement, flagging Australia as a “priority market”.

The Mahindra Scorpio-Northward is due to make it just as new safety regulations come up into forcefulness for all new rider cars introduced in Commonwealth of australia, which requires autonomous emergency braking (AEB) to be fitted as standard from one March 2023 (every bit previously reported by

Despite the Mahindra not being fitted with AEB in Republic of india, concluding week the Mahindra Scorpio-N received a v-star safety rating from Global NCAP – a vehicle testing program designed to back up emerging markets, which is less stringent than Euro NCAP and Commonwealth of australia’s ANCAP safety testing programs.

Given the i March 2023 borderline, it’s presumed the Mahindra Scorpio-Northward will exist fitted with AEB for the Australian market – unless information technology has somehow negotiated an exemption.

Mahindra is nevertheless to confirm this safety feature, and it is possible for car companies to receive exemptions from the Federal Government in special circumstances.

While the Scorpio-N uses body-on-frame construction as with other SUVs such as the Ford Everest, Toyota Fortuner, and Isuzu MU-X, the Mahindra is smaller than those models, coming in at 4662mm long, 1917mm wide, and 1857mm loftier – making information technology roughly the same size as a Toyota RAV4.

Engines are yet to be confirmed for Australia, however the make’southward Australian website only references a turbo-diesel choice.

Buyers in the car’due south native Republic of india can choose between ii.0-litre turbocharged petrol or 2.two-litre turbo-diesel fuel four-cylinder engines, with either a 6-speed manual or automatic gearbox.

The petrol engine produces 149kW and 380Nm with an automatic, while 129kW/400Nm is available from the diesel – with lower power outputs when a manual transmission is optioned.

Australian buyers will exist able to option either rear-bike or four-cycle drive, and can expect range-topping variants to come with a low-range gearbox, four off-road modes, a locking rear differential, and a simulated brake-based front differential lock system.

Other available features include a sunroof, dual-zone climate command, wireless phone charging, a cooled glovebox, and an 8.0-inch infotainment touchscreen with reverse photographic camera and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Machine, which is continued to a 12-speaker Sony sound organisation.

Top-end models are available with a 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster and a sensor-key, push-button start.

Pricing and specifications for the
2023 Mahindra Scorpio-Due north
are due to be appear closer to its local launch in Apr 2023.

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