Scorpio to hit US roads by 09Mahindra & Mahindra is currently working on the makeover of its flagship SUV Scorpio before its debut launch in the US market in 2009. M&M Scorpio is the first Indian car to hit the US roads.
Apnaloan.com Research Bureau
05 Oct 2007
Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) is currently
working on the makeover of its flagship SUV Scorpio before its debut launch in
the US market by 2009. M&M Scorpio will be the first Indian car to hit the
Media quoted M&Ms president (automotive sector) Pawan Goenka saying, "We are making some fundamental changes in the Scorpio to meet stringent legal requirements of the US market. We are working on a new set of technologies which will be ready by next year for testing in the US."
Mahindra is working on four-channel anti-lock brake systems (ABS), occupants safety system, new lumber seats and air bags, six-speed automatic transmissions, four-wheel drive with electronic shift and a electronic vehicle stability system to be introduced in the Scorpio's US variant.
Mahindra already exports Scorpio to Malaysia, South Africa, Russia, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal and other countries in Europe where it is known as Mahindra Goa. The company is also working on four new platforms, which will roll out 10 new vehicles by 2010. Most of them would be global products for the worldwide market.