Mighty Muscular Scorpios Raid the Himalayas 3 Years in A Row!
The domination of Scorpio continued at the 12th
Maruti Suzuki Raid-de-Himalaya 2010. It’s a hat-trick this
time as the challenging Himalayan motor-sport, saw not one, not two, but three Scorpios emerging as
winners in their respective categories.
Scorpio has now won the Raid De Himalaya - Adventure Trial – SUV Category for the third consecutive
year. This win further reaffirms the tough and rugged 'Mahindra DNA' of the iconic Scorpio which is a
much loved, much admired brand and is a testimony to the spirit of adventure of the Scorpio as well as
the people who drive it so passionately!
At the Raid de Himalaya, 2010 - Adventure Trial – SUV Category:
· Sanjay Takale & Rahul Sancheti stood first overall and first in the Stock Expert
· Brothers K Prasad & K Pradeep took the first place in the Pro Stock Expert segment
· The duo of Raj Singh Rathore & Chandrashekhar aced the Stock Amateur segment
making it a triple treat for the Mighty Scorpio.
This year’s ‘raid’ saw participation from over 160 other vehicles grappling with subzero temperatures,
highly inhospitable weather and forbidding terrain. The Scorpios, however, dominated the event right
from the beginning and emerged as the ultimate winners in all the categories that they participated in.
The Mahindra Scorpio is the leader in the SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) segment in India and has also won
widespread industry acclaim. Over the years it has acheived recognition as an iconic brand of superior
quality standards. Some of the prestigious awards it has won include the CNBC Autocar Car of the Year
Award, BBC Wheels Best SUV of the Year and Best Car of the Year Awards and the BS Motoring Car of
the Year Award.