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Mahindra refresh: New look for Pik Up S6 flagship bakkie

PRETORIA, South Africa – Mahindra SA is celebrating the post-Covid re-opening of its dealer network with the launch of a refreshed Pik Up S6 flagship single-cab.

The units have a choice of 4×2 or 4×4 drivetrains, slotting above the workhorse S4 – a model also available with either drivetrain option but the option of a heavy-duty dropside load bed.

Rajesh Gupta, CEO of Mahindra SA, told The Corner in a media release: “The upgraded S6 is one of the first models to benefit from our internal working group which is investigating further improvements to our reputation for producing reliable, capable, yet affordable vehicles.”

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Viewed from outside, the S6 single cab benefits from design changes first seen on the S11 auto double-cab but have trickled down to the S10 double and S6 single-cabs. A new chromed seven-slot corporate grille features with a  large Mahindra badge similar to those now on double-cab and Scorpio units.

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A fresh style of headlights with clear indicator lenses and embedded orange bulbs has been added along with a reworked front bumper, foul-weather lights and chromed detailing.

”Lastly,” Mahindra says, ”an electric locking mechanism to the fuel lid allows remote opening.”

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All models in the S6 range have rain-sensitive wipers, automatic self-levelling headlights and a fuel-saving start-stop system, audio with auxiliary port, USB and Bluetooth connectivity, two front crash-mitigation nitrogen bags, central locking, a 12V charging port, anti-lock brakes, and aircon.

Power comes from a 2.2-litre mHawk turbodiesel engine capable of 103kW/320Nm said to be capable of 7.7 litres/100km for the 4×2 or 7.9/100km in the 4×4.

Payload is said to be up to 1195kg on the 4×2, (1095kg on the 4×4.


Mahindra Pik Up S6 Single Cab 4×2 – R266 499
Mahindra Pik Up S6 Single Cab 4×4 – R311 499

All Mahindra Pik Up S6 units are sold with a four-year or 120 000km* mechanical warranty and roadside assistance plan and five-year or 90 000km* service plan.

Service intervals (apart from the initial 10 000km lubrication service, are set at 20 000 km.

*Whichever comes first.

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