Mahindra Thar is without any doubt one of the most popular 4×4 SUV in India. The current generation Mahindra Thar became an instant hit in the market. The Thar became so popular that it currently has a long waiting period. Mahindra Thar directly competes with Force Gurkha SUV in the segment. There are several modification options available for the SUV in the market and we have featured some of them on our website. Some of these modifications are for looks while some are to enhance the off-road ability. Here we have a video, where a Mahindra Thar LX hard top SUV has been neatly modified to look like a premium off-roader.
The video has been uploaded by VIG AUTO ACCESSORIES on their YouTube channel. In this video, the vlogger talks about the modifications that he and his team has done on the car. There are three Mahindra Thars shown in the vide but, vlogger speaks about only one which has most number of modifications. Like many other Mahindra Thar owners, this SUV also gets an aftermarket grille which resembles with Jeep Wrangler.
The front bumper on this SUV has been replaced with an aftermarket off-road bumper. The bumper changed the look of the car and also helped in improving the approach angle of the SUV. There are integrated turn indicators and fog lamps in the off-road bumper. A set of auxiliary lamps have been installed on the bonnet of this Thar. This is the hard top roof model and aftermarket roof marker lights have also been installed on the SUV. Coming to the side profile, the original 18 inch grey alloy wheels on the Mahindra Thar have been replaced with aftermarket multi-spoke alloy wheels. The wheels are wrapped in chunky off-road tyres.
There is a door hinge step installed with Thar branding on it. The black cladding around the wheel arch, fender and the bumper have all been finished in Piano black for a premium look. Even the ORVMs are finished in gloss black. At the rear, the Mahindra Thar gets the aftermarket alloy as spare wheel and the stock tail lamps have also been replaced with aftermarket units. Apart from the exterior, interior on this SUV has also been customised. This Mahindra Thar now comes with Red and Black upholstery. The plastic trims on doors and the dashboard get a carbon fibre finish to it.
The other Mahindra Thar on the video have also been modified. One of the SUVs have received minor modifications like the aftermarket grille and headlamps. Mahindra Thar is a proper 4×4 SUV. It is available with both petrol and diesel engine options. The petrol version is powered by a 2.0 litre mStallion turbocharged engine that generates 150 Bhp and 320 Nm of peak torque. The diesel version uses a 2.2 litre mHawk turbocharged engine that generates 130 Bhp and 320 Nm of peak torque. Both petrol and diesel engine options are available with manual and diesel automatic transmission options. Mahindra Thar is available with 4×4 system as standard in both petrol and diesel engine options.