Mahindra launches Scorpio Automatic in Egypt

Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) has launched the Scorpio Automatic in Egypt, equipped with an automatic 6-

The company claims that the car's driving modes provide better vehicle control in a variety of conditions, be it stop-and-go traffic, slippery roads or steep inclines. Moreover, the Automatic is powered by the mHawk engine which ensures a smoother drive and better fuel efficiency.

Mahindra, in partnership with the Bavarian Auto Group, made its debut in Egypt with the launch of the diesel and petrol versions of its Scorpio SUV in 2008.

Pravin Shah, EVP of international operations in the automotive sector at (M&M), said: "We are delighted to expand our product range for the Egyptian market to include the Scorpio Automatic. With in-built intelligent driving modes for an effortless drive and a wide array of smart features, the Scorpio Automatic offers an even greater competitive edge in its segment. Egypt is a strategic market for us and we are soon going to enhance our current product portfolio with the launch of several new products.

"Moreover, the Bavarian Auto Group, our partner in Egypt, has extensive expertise in assembly and distribution of world class automobiles and will help us further consolidate our presence in the region."

Farid El Tobgui, chairman of Bavarian Auto Group, said: "With its unique combination of ruggedness, utility and style, the Mahindra Scorpio has acquired a large fan following in Egypt and the Scorpio Automatic will only further enhance the brand equity of this iconic SUV. We are also pleased to extend our association with Mahindra in Egypt where it is a well respected brand name."