Mahindra Thar is the perfect SUV for your off-roading fever. The M&M car manufacturer launched the new version of the Thar in October. Ever since then, the hype around the vehicle has remained intact and the demand for the newly launched Thar SUV has kept surging. The automaker giant has designed the new BS6 compliant Mahindra Thar to manifest all its traditional legacy. While keeping a cap on the new era tech-driven portfolio.
Safety is always a priority for M&M, and it is no different with the launch of the new Mahindra Thar SUV. The Global NCAP, a reputed global car safety rating agency has given a 4-star rating to the SUV for child and adult crash protection. The M&M Thar comes with dual airbags at the front and with ISOFIX anchors and top tether points for all seating positions ensuring the best child safety feature. The SUV also meets the UN 95 regulation for side-impact, making it the safest off-roader SUV in India.
The Thar’s round headlamps and new long grille at the front retain their classic feel and fervor. It has 45.72 cm silver colour R18 alloy wheels with ABS and stabilizer bar suspensions. The Thar comes with a hard rooftop or a convertible one with removable doors. Ensuring the best ergonomics and feel while driving within the city or on rough off-road terrains.
The interior of the vehicle is tough, sporty, and adventurous. You can opt for either a 6-speed manual transmission or an automatic gear that comes with a 2.2-litre mHawk. The 130 diesel engine with a fuel capacity of 57 litres producing a max torque of 300Nm. The 2l mStallion 150 TFDi petrol variant has similar specifics. Providing a max torque of 320 Nm with automatic transmission. The SUV is a blend of durability, performance, and technology. The touch screen digital infotainment system is sleek and super connected.
It shows the key driving indicators and adventure stats. The blue sense app seamlessly connects your mobile device or your smartwatch with your vehicle. The new Thar is also IP 54 certified which means it is dust and water-resistant, and this is an add-on to ramp up your adventure voyage. Now you can explore the beauty of nature in the wild without a doubt.
Ever since the launch of the new Thar SUV, M&M has received a high demand from customers since October 2020. But, due to the shortage of raw materials and other manufacturing components like ECU and semi-conductors. The automaker has not been able to match the demand with supply. This has resulted in a longer waiting time of over 6 months for customers looking to purchase the new SUV.
With a successful launch of the Thar SUV, M&M has no intention to slow down with a pipeline of new launches to be expected from the automaker in the year 2021.
The vehicle comes in two broad configurations- the AX OPT – petrol/diesel and LX petrol/diesel. The price of the new Thar SUV starts at an Ex-showroom price of ₹10 Lakh to ₹14.5Lakh with the diesel version of the Thar starting from ₹11.05 Lakh.