Mahindra Scorpio and Bolero to get electric variants

The two electric SUVs will be launched in late 2026.

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Mahindra Scorpio and Bolero have been confirmed to get electric variants. Mahindra announced that electric powertrains for the SUV are in the pipeline and will see the light of day in the coming years. The two electric SUVs will not be a part of Mahindra’s Born Electric series. The announcement was made at Mahindra’s Independence Day event held yesterday in South Africa. The automaker also showcased an electric Thar concept at the event.

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Mahindra Scorpio and Bolero Electric: What’s in store?

The two electric variants of Mahindra Scorpio and Bolero will be dubbed Scorpio.e and Bolero.e. They will not be a part of Mahindra’s Born Electric series which was announced at last year’s Independence Day event. The two SUVs will be underpinned by Thar.e’s (electric Thar) P1 version of the INGLO platform.

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Mahindra Born Electric Series

The electric motors for the two SUVs will be sourced from Volkswagen. While the Bolero will come with an RWD and single motor configuration, Mahindra Scorpio Electric could also get an AWD and dual-motor option. Mahindra may also utilise the P1 platform for electric variants of its other SUVs. Currently, XUV400 is the only Mahindra electric SUV on offer in India.

Mahindra Born Electric Series

Last year, Mahindra unveiled 5 new electric SUVs at its Independence Day event. Three of these SUVs (BE.05, BE.07, and BE.09) belonged to the Born Electric series. The other two (XUV.e8 and XUV.e9) are a part of the XUV lineup. Mahindra plans to roll out these electric SUVs between December 2024 and April 2026. The release of Mahindra Scorpio and Bolero Electric has been scheduled after that. Expect the two electric to be launched by the end of 2023.

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Conclusion 

Mahindra Scorpio and Bolero will continue to be sold in ICE configuration even after their electric counterparts arrive on the market. The two SUVs are Mahindra’s most popular offerings in India. Mahindra Scorpio rivals Tata Safari, MG Hector, Jeep Compass, Hyundai Creta, and Kia Seltos. Meanwhile, the Bolero rivals Maruti Suzuki Fronx, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, and Kioa Sonet.

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