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Old 16th September 2008, 13:27   #76
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The NDTV show host commented that the slush box has not been majorly modified for the Scorpio. Thus, the ratios aren't spaced out optimally.
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They've priced it at 11lacs+ . The auto is a great option but M&M havent exactly made it value for money. Considering that they literally have no competition in the Diesel Auto stakes, i guess the price wont stop Auto lovers from buying them.

Heres a link to the TD report, but its not very informative
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Has the Scorpio AT already been launched
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Does anyone have any idea about exact prices or options??
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Here's a review

Top Story - Geared up - Business Standard Motoring
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The cat has been set among the pigeons!

Watch this space, every manufacturer is going to go automatic now, and the Vista/Swift automatic is going to become the most popular car
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They've priced it at 11lacs+ . The auto is a great option but M&M havent exactly made it value for money.
mHawk is anyway in the 11 L territory & i think we should appreciate mahindra for keeping the auto with almost the same price.
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Has the Scorpio AT already been launched
On the CNBC show I saw last time, Mr.Goenka said it is slated to be available in December, 2008.

If it's in the 11 L territory, they'd have runaway sales in the cities.

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The cat has been set among the pigeons!

Watch this space, every manufacturer is going to go automatic now, and the Vista/Swift automatic is going to become the most popular car
Scorp AT is primarily for US export. They are using the local market as guniea pigs to iron out the bugs.

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Are there any plans to launch the fourwheel drive version with automatic transmission?I dont see it coming sometime soon,.
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Mahindra has just launched the Scorpio Automatic for 10.34 lakhs ex. showroom Bangalore. I guess they released it a lot earlier than expected.

They have launched 2 models VLS and VLX both having ABS as per their updated website.

I guess its over to the competition now to play catch up.
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Even the ACI review says that the 'box has not been properly adapted for the car & the ratios need to be refined more for it to work at an optimal level.
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Default Scorpio AT launched, 2 variants, from 10.3 lacs

Yep, the Scorpio AT has been launched in Bangalore.
- 6 speed Auto mated to 2.2 MHawk
- 2 variants, VLX & VLS
- Bangalore Ex Sh. starts at 10.34 lacs
I guess Mahindra has done the right thing with providing a lower price variant for those who dont what to shell out the extra for unecessary bells and whistles they might not use. But I still think an even more competitive model with just PS, A/C, front power windows and central locking should be provided in the 9.5 lac range and set themselves a monopoly in the diesel auto segment that most manufacturers have ignored. Also it will be a while before others can respond with an Auto variant. Good going M&M nonetheless.
Heres the link to the story from BS India.
M&M launches Scorpio Automatic

Another bit of news has revealed plenty of activity going on at M&M
-Ingenio later this year (duh)
-Logan Steppe variant, 7 seater, early 2009
-New range of FE Petrol engines under development
-Scorpio replacement 2010
Heres the link to the story from Economic Times.
M&M developing petro technology for global drive- Automobiles-Auto-News By Industry-News-The Economic Times
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Thats great. Now the big scorpio is an automatic. Should make driving a breeze! Will do a TD soon.
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just back from aml motors, the hyd dealer for mahindra.. official launch is tomo in hyd.
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