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Old 23rd September 2008, 12:15   #91
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Bangalore update (all ex-showroom prices in lakh rupees)-

VLX AT is 10.96 while MT is 10.10.
VLS AT is 10.38 while MT is 9.47.

90k extra for the AT is not too bad considering that they have probably not (TBC) dropped any features of the MT versions.

Delivery in 8-10 days with TD vehicles within 2-3 days.

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Old 23rd September 2008, 12:27   #92
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I think MM has priced it really cool. I think getting a SUV around 10Lac and that too AT is really good.
What's next? Safari? Any plans from TATA on this line?
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Anyone test driven the AT yet?
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Old 23rd September 2008, 15:07   #94
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No test drives yet from TBHP-ians. Only TDs I have found so far are at at BS Motoring (Please Wait...) and Autocar India's forum section at www.autocarindia.com

Eagerly awaiting the first review and hoping of a unbiased comparision from a current mHawk MT driver too!

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Arrow Launch pre-poned??

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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.

Surprise, Surprise!!!!!!!!!!

After announcing on CNBC that AT will be available only in December, 08, they have advanced the timelines to September!!!!!! Wonder what triggered this hasty soft launch? There must be something cooking from the competition to hasten the launch by 3 months.

Anyone has any news about competition also launching AT?

AT this price of around 10 L, this is one tempting package.

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Old 23rd September 2008, 16:36   #96
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I notice that the AT doesn't have any physical button, sleeve ring or switch 'locking' it from accidentally moving from D to N, R or P while moving. Instead, it has 2 safety systems:

1. Forces the driver to press the brake before moving out from P, and
2. Deactivates R unless the AT decides that engine rpm and vehicle speed is within parameters.

Does 2. mean that even if someone accidentally knocks the AT-shift from P to N and then R, the AT will not react?

I have driven 3 AT cars in the UK namely a Mercedes A Class, Honda Accord 2.0 and a VW Caravelle and always recollect a physical switch of some kind to move from P to N/D/R. Even then, the AT would not react to the change I suppose. Never tried it though :-)!

Can someone comment?
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I've frequently driven a C180 auto & recently TD'ed a Altis auto both of which do not have any physical buttons of any kind to avoid accidental gearshifts. And yes, both require the brake pedal to be depressed when you need to change gears.
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Hi itwasntme,

> Does 2. mean that even if someone accidentally knocks the AT-shift from
> P to N and then R, the AT will not react?

The usual sequence is P R N D ..

The absence of a safety lock was mentioned in the magazine review. I don't remember reading about the non reaction depending on RPM etc.
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Its official now, M & M launched AT Scorpio today.

Scorpio Automatic Unveiled - Auto-Specials-The Economic Times
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Friends,

I am eagerly waiting for some Test Drive reports. I have a Santro AT. Want to pass that on to the wife and get myself the Scorpio AT.

I am probably going to ask for a TD at Coimbatore in the next couple of weeks.
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Anybody got, TD'd this machine? how is the acceleration and incity driving experience?

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Are the pricing confirmed?

Check the Mahindra site yesterday and it did not give a pricing; said 'pricing being updated' or something to that effect!

@10L, this is surely a very sweet deal!
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Here is a pic I clicked on 26th Sep 08 in Hyderabad. Not Sure if it was a TD vehicle or was for delivery....
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Rajiv, is your car's windshield distorted or is there something wrong with the cam?
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Are the pricing confirmed?

Check the Mahindra site yesterday and it did not give a pricing; said 'pricing being updated' or something to that effect!

@10L, this is surely a very sweet deal!
Prices being updated is what i saw even 10 day s ago !! Is it that difficult to arrive on a price how does it work can any member put light to it ! I have being reading and hearing that it shall be around 11.3L ex showroom mumbai !!
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