We recently broke the news that Mahindra is readying a facelift of the Scorpio with a bump in power to 140hp (up by 20hp). It has now been confirmed that the facelift will be equipped with a more refined and responsive six-speed automatic gearbox from Japanese manufacturer Aisin Seiki.
Mahindra's XUV500 also uses an Aisin-made six-speed unit but is engineered for transverse engine applications, whereas the Scorpio uses a longitudinal engine layout.
The new unit will replace the now discontinued DSI-made gearbox that was introduced in 2015. Mahindra is also expected to carry forward the current Scorpio's five-speed manual gearbox to the facelift.
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