Mahindra Scorpio S11 Adventure launched in limited numbers
15 Sep 2021
- Scorpio Adventure features unique off-road bumpers, wheels and tyres
- Limited number available immediately
- Priced from R416 999 with all specifications included
September 15 2021, Centurion. Mahindra has introduced a limited-edition Scorpio S11 Adventure for families who would like to live large and explore all that South Africa has to offer.
The new model enhances the striking looks of the Scorpio with a set of off-road bumpers and all-terrain rims and tyres, rounded off with Adventure insignia on the flanks and rear luggage door.
“The Scorpio is the first choice for families looking for a large SUV with proven off-road credentials and trusted durability,” says Rajesh Gupta, CEO of Mahindra South Africa.
“With the limited-edition Scorpio S11 Adventure, we have managed to add even more features that make the design more appealing and improve the Scorpio’s go-anywhere credentials.”
The first addition to catch the eye is certainly the new off-road steel bumpers, which were designed specifically for the Scorpio. The bumpers integrate seamlessly into the SUV design for a truly striking appearance, while increasing both the approach and departure angles.
The front bumper features a laser-cut Mahindra insignia with integrated fog lamps. Its rugged construction and anchor points on the chassis mean that serious off-road and overlanding enthusiasts can also fit other recovery gear, like an electric winch or high-lift jack.
At the rear, a matching departure bumper is fitted flush between the side-moulded bumper sections. This bumper is equipped with a tow bar as standard and is pre-fitted with recovery hooks and high-lift jacking points as well.
Rounding off the special package is a set of all-terrain tyres fitted to hardened off-road alloy wheels. The tyres are upgraded from the 235/65R17 road-biased rubber of the standard model to 245/65R17 all terrain tyres on the Adventure.
The tyres are fitted to silk-black 17” alloy wheels that are hardened and machine-edged.
The Scorpio S11 Adventure builds on the recently upgraded S11 specification level. Mahindra last year changed the name from S10 to S11 to note the increased engine power, slick-shifting new six-speed transmission and the upgraded interior luxuries.
Under the hood of the S11 is the more powerful version of Mahindra’s popular 2.2 litre mHawk turbodiesel. This engine delivers 103 kW (up from the 88 kW of the S10 model) and 320 Nm of torque. The power is delivered to all four wheels through a new six-speed manual gearbox, and the driver has the ability to shift-on-the fly between 4H and 2H at speeds of up to 100 km/h.
Inside the cabin, the S11 Adventure has all the luxury trimmings of its sibling. This includes electronic climate control, power steering, cruise control, a voice-command system and electric windows all round.
The S11 model also sports a new 7” infotainment system that offers greater touch-sensitivity and faster operation than its predecessor. The infotainment system incorporates Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard; and it features a USB and Bluetooth phone interface. The new screen also displays the high-resolution images of the in-built reverse camera.
“What has not changed, and will never change, is the value-for-money that the Scorpio offers. Like before, this big SUV offers large SUV capabilities, ride quality and space with the affordability of a compact SUV,” says Rajesh.
The Scorpio scores high on the affordability scale, not only thanks to its very high specification level, but also thanks to its mechanical resumé. The engine offers a wide spread of useable torque that peaks between 1 500 rpm and 2 800 rpm, and the ladder frame chassis ensures rock solid performance on dirt roads and off the beaten track.
All Mahindra Scorpio S11 Adventure models offer 195 mm of suspension travel and 165 mm of ground clearance.
The new model is available at dealers across Southern Africa at a starting price of R416 999. All models are sold with a 5-year / 90 000 km service plan and 4-year / 120 000 km comprehensive mechanical warranty.
The Mahindra Group is a USD 19.6 billion federation of companies that enables people to rise through innovative mobility solutions, driving rural prosperity, enhancing urban living, nurturing new businesses and fostering communities. It has a leadership position in utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership in India and is the world’s largest tractor company, by volume. It also enjoys a strong presence in agribusiness, components, commercial vehicles, consulting services, energy, industrial equipment, logistics, real estate, steel, aerospace, defence and two wheelers. Headquartered in India, Mahindra employs more than 250 000 people across over 100 countries.
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About Mahindra South Africa
Mahindra South Africa is a fully-owned subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra of India, which was established in 1945. Mahindra SA is celebrating its 16th year of operations in South Africa.
The company has dealers in all nine provinces of South Africa, which are comprehensive facilities that handle sales, service and spare parts. With 67 dealerships, in cities and in towns across Southern Africa, Mahindra has a growing national footprint that is moving ever deeper into communities as the company continues its drive to offer value-for-money products and services to its customers. The company has recently inaugurated its vehicle assembly facility at Durban for its bakkies. Mahindra South Africa also offers a wide range of powerful and fuel-efficient diesel gensets under brand “Powerol” and is also in the Construction Equipment Business with the Mahindra Earthmaster 4X4 TLBs. They have recently entered into the Farm Equipment Business with their Tractors and wide range of Implements.
The company has also expanded into other sub-Saharan countries, currently exporting vehicles to Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Swaziland and Namibia, besides having presence in Swaziland and Lesotho.
Mahindra South Africa has achieved significant growth in the country since its establishment in October 2004, and since then it has sold over 60 000 vehicles.