Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Mahindra Scorpio Getaway

Manufacturer : Mahindra and Mahindra Limited
Class :pick-up
Engine(s) :2.6 L turbodiesel I4
Transmission(s): 5-speed manual / optional 4-wheel drive
Wheelbase :3,040 mm (120 in)
Length :5,098 mm (200.7 in)
Width :1,850 mm (73 in)
Height :1,874 mm (73.8 in)

The Mahindra Scorpio Getaway is essentially the second vehicle launched by Mahindra & Mahindra Limited on the Scorpio platform. Available in a 4 door trim and both 4X4 and 4X2 wheel drive configurations, it falls in the life-style pick up truck class, a class that has not seen good response in markets like India. This vehicle with similar features is also available in markets like South Africa, where it is also available in a 2 door version. Prices range upward of 6.99 lakh in Indian Rupees.

This vehicle faces competition in the from of Mahindra’s own comparatively lower model “Bolero Camper” and the Tata’s TL.
In the Indian market the Getaway specification includes
2609 cc SZ CRDe, 4stroke, Turbo-charged, DI.
5 Speed Manual
P 245 / 75 R16, RADIAL Tubeless
Front - Double wish-bone with torsion bar
Rear - Semi-elliptical leaf spring with double acting hydraulic shock absorber and stab bar
Front - Disc
Rear - Drum
FUEL TANK - 80 L (21 US gal/18 imp gal)
MAX.GVW - 2,550 kg (5,600 lb) for 2WD , 2,650 kg (5,800 lb) for 4WD