Mahindra & Mahindra launched the new mild hybrid technology ‘Intelli-Hybrid’ on the current generation Scorpio. The Scorpio with Intelli-Hybrid will be available for a price tag of INR 12.84 lakh (Ex-showroom, Navi Mumbai, BS4) for the top-end S10-2WD model.
The Intelli-Hybrid technology is claimed to reduce fuel consumption by up to 7% by assisting the engine with electric power during acceleration, automatically switching the engine off while the vehicle is stationary (start-stop) and re-using brake energy to charge the battery.
According to the Scorpio maker, the SUV boasts of many firsts to its name such as a voice Messaging System, a CRDe engine and with a 6-speed Automatic Transmission and also the micro hybrid technology. To begin with, Intelli-Hybrid has been made available on the following variants of Scorpio with the 2.2 Litre mHAWK engine: S4, S4+, S4+ 4wd, S6+, S8, S10-2WD (Manual Transmission) and S10-4WD (Manual Transmission).
Speaking about the introduction of Scorpio with Intelli-Hybrid, Pravin Shah, President and Chief Executive (Automotive), Mahindra & Mahindra said, “As an organisation that places keen emphasis on sustainability and eco-friendly practices, across every process and product, we are proud to introduce mildhybrid technology on the Scorpio. By reducing fuel consumption, Intelli-Hybrid helps Scorpio owners contribute towards a cleaner and greener tomorrow.”