Top 10 Road Trip Destinations

From the Himalayan peaks to the pinewood forests of Shillong, you’ll find the best places to ramp up your sense of adventure. All you need is your Mahindra Scorpio and the road ahead.


Legend of Scorpio

Legend of Scorpio


In 2002, a dream, an icon, an ambition was born. A style statement and a symbol of adventure, power and driving thrill, the Mighty Muscular Scorpio has ruled the roads for over 12 years, reinforcing the face of our organization and transforming the SUV space in the country.
  • Over 12 years, Scorpio has continuously evolved and has ensured that the brand stays relevant and young. Some of the examples are as below:

    • CRDe and mHawk engines
    • Features like speed alert, blue-vision headlamps, cruise control, rain/light sensors, Bluetooth speakers ad intellipark
    • Technologies like automatic transmission, anti-lock braking system (ABS), airbags
    • Aggressive styling with cladding, ski-racks, decals, bonnet scoop and chunky alloys In Indian auto industry, Scorpio has been a trendsetter as far as technology is concerned. Scorpio has always set an example that is hard to follow.
    • India’s first talking car in 2004
    • Micro Hybrid technology
    • 6-speed Automatic Transmission in SUVs
    • 1st BS4 car in India
    • 1st Indian SUV to have rain & light sensors
  • Alpha of the pack.

    Commonly referred to as the Expedition Ready Vehicle, the Scorpio has always led convoys on some of the most challenging terrains. Perhaps its tenacity is what makes it a leader.

  • From traversing through some of world’s highest motorable roads like Khardung La, Chang La and Tanglang La in the Himalayan region to dune bashing in Rajasthan to exploring the wild life sanctuaries of India, the Scorpio has seen it all.

  • Above and beyond.

    This lean mean machine has also been tested in some of the most gruelling rallies, namely Raid de Himalaya 2010, Dos Sertoes in Brazil and Desert Storm. Scorpio is the Official intervention vehicle at Buddh International Circuit for F1 Grand Prix.

  • Winner of more than million hearts.

    Both on and off the road. No wonder the SUV’s fan following on social is growing in leaps and bounds as it steers its way to the top.

  • One SUV. Many stories.

    Proud Scorpio owners are never too far from an adventure. Here are some stories as told by those who braved harsh weather conditions and terrains, with the trusted Scorpio by their side.

  • For more adventure related photos, videos and articles, visit the official Mahindra Scorpio fanpage.

Built to win.

Winning has always been a habit for the Scorpio. Here are some of the victories the SUV has had in the past.
  • India’s Most Trusted Car-SUV/MUV from The Brand Trust Report India Study 2014
  • 1st & 2nd position in Dakshin Dare 2012 - Endurance category
  • Gold for the multimedia campaign showcasing Scorpio’s association with BIC and F1 from PRCI Corporate Advertising Campaign
  • Mahindra Great Escape Off-roading Game (Scorpio + Bolero) won several awards:
    • Gold at FICCI BAF 2010
    • Silver at World Brand Congress
    • Silver & Bronze at the Campaign India Digital Media Awards 2010
  • Scorpio took the Raid de Himalaya 2010 by storm:
    • Wins the Adventure Trial-SUV category overall
    • 3 Scorpios win 1st position in individual segments within the category
    • This was also a hat-trick since Scorpio won this category 3rd year in a row (2008, 2009, and 2010).
  • Best Looks & Best Resale Value from HT-MARS Customer Satisfaction Survey 2010
  • Scorpio ranked highest in SUV/MPV segment by TNS Total Customer Satisfaction Study 2010
  • CSIR Diamond Jubilee Technology Award 2007 for Development and Commercialization of Scorpio. Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh gave away the award at a function in New Delhi on December 20, 2008.
  • Renowned market research firm IMRB ranks Scorpio in the highest level in its Olympic category. It is the only four-wheeler from the automobile segment in the Olympic category.
  • Golden Peacock Award for Innovative Product / Services in the automobile segment
  • National Award for R&D 2003 in recognition of Mahindra’s pioneering R&D efforts
  • Best SUV of the Year award & Best Car of the Year award from BBC on Wheels
  • Car of the Year award from CNBC Autocar
  • Subject of case study in Harvard Business School
For more info on other awards won by the Scorpio, click here.


Ruling roads and hearts across the world, Scorpio is today the prized possession of the fortunate many and the aspiration of many more. As of today, there are over 4.5 lac Scorpios on Indian roads. And the number is growing as you read.
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