Mumbai: Mahindra & Mahindra, India’s leading SUV manufacturer with a history of making safe SUVs, nowcreates a new milestone in this journey.The All-New
Scorpio-N becomes thefirst body-on-frame SUV to secure a 5-star rating in the Global New Car Assessment Programme’s (GNCAP) new crash test protocols, which came into effect
from 1st July 2022.

The All-New Scorpio-N has achieved 5-starand 3-star rating for Adult and Child occupant safety respectively.Moreover, Scorpio-N also complied with additional tests including pole
side impact, pedestrian protection UN127, electronic stability control (ESC) according to GTR8 and its fitment, and side head protection airbag fitment. As a result of this, Scorpio N
becomes the first body-on-frame SUV to achieve 5-star rating in the new GNCAP’s crash
test protocols.

Launched in June 2022, the Scorpio-N becomes Mahindra’s third SUV after the XUV700 and XUV300 to secure a 5-star rating. The Mahindra XUV300 became Mahindra’s first SUV to
earn a 5-star adult safety rating along with India’s first ‘Safer Choice’ Award (by GNCAP) in 2020followed by XUV700 in 2021. Also, Mahindra’s other body-on-frame vehicles Thar and
Marazzo have received 4-star rating in 2020 and 2018 respectively. Mahindra is thus setting a
new benchmark for making safe SUVsfor India.

Commenting on this recognition, Velusamy R, President Automotive Technology and Product Development, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “Safety is an integral part of our
product development process. By securing a 5-star rating in the new Global NCAP crash test protocols, the All-New Scorpio-N becomes the first Global NCAP 5-star body-on-frame SUV.
Achieving best-in-class safety performance for the All-New Scorpio-N is a demonstration of our unique product development approach towards body-on-frame vehicles. Our mission is to
make safer SUVs. The third-generation body-on-frame platform has been engineered to deliver best-in-class safety forthe All-New Scorpio-N by efficiently absorbing energy to maximize
occupant protection and also to maximize comfort while delivering authentic SUV attributes.”

Commenting on this recognition, Alejandro Furas, Secretary General of Global NCAP said,Global NCAP congratulates Mahindra on its continuing commitment to safety, achieving five stars for adult occupant protection under our new, more demanding crash test protocols.

The All-New Scorpio-N is acknowledged for its thrilling performance, unmissable presence,premium crafted interiors, sophisticated ride and handling, ‘Go Anywhere’ capability that
bristles with technology. Now, with a 5-star rating in Global NCAP new crash test protocols, it enhances the Scorpio-N’s reputation as one of India’s most desirable SUV.

Source – PR Agency