Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) on Tuesday said it has introduced its new mild hybrid technology ‘Intelli-Hybrid on the New Generation Scorpio with 1.99 litre mHAWK engine for Delhi and NCR (national capital region).
The company said the Scorpio with Intelli-Hybrid is available at a starting price of Rs 9.35 lakh for the S4 model and will be on sale with immediate effect.
“As an organisation that puts keen emphasis on sustainability and eco-friendly practices across every process and product, we are delighted to introduce mild-hybrid technology on the Scorpio,” said Pravin Shah, President and Chief Executive (Automotive), M&M.
“By reducing fuel consumption, Intelli-Hybrid helps Scorpio owners contribute towards a cleaner and greener Delhi and NCR.”
According to the company, being a mild hybrid, the Scorpio will be sold with a concessional Value Added Tax (VAT) of five per cent in Delhi.
“Intelli-Hybrid reduces fuel consumption by up to seven per cent,” the automobile manufacturer said in a statement.
“This, by assisting the engine with electric power during acceleration, automatically switching the engine off within 3 seconds of the vehicle being stationary (start-stop) and reusing brake energy, which would otherwise be wasted, to charge the battery.”