Mahindra will officially announce the price of the all-new Thar on 2nd October 2020. That’s when the bookings for the vehicle will also open officially. Before the official launch and price announcement, Mahindra has released a new pre-launch video showing two Mahindra Thar SUV flying through the air. Here is the video.
The all-new Mahindra Thar is a highly-awaited SUV and in August, Mahindra finally unveiled the all-new vehicle. The second-generation of the Thar will be launched ten years after the launch of the first model. That’s why the all-new Thar offers a long list of options that the older, discontinued Thar never offered.
Even with the all-new Mahindra Thar keeps the design DNA intact. It looks much like the older-generation Thar but has now become much bigger in size and looks imposing on the roads. It is built on the third-generation ladder-frame chassis, which improves the ride and handling of the vehicle. The bigger size of the vehicle translates into bigger cabin space too. The Thar offers 18-inch tyres and slightly longer wheelbase compared to the older-generation model.
The all-new Mahindra Thar sits higher than the older Thar, which gives a commanding view of the road ahead. The suspension has been redesigned completely too and it is much more capable on the off-road tracks now.
Mahindra will offer the all-new Thar in two series – AX and LX. The AX variants will be focussed on the customers who want an adventurous vehicle. It will be offered with a fixed soft top, 6-seats (2 front + 4 side facing rear), 16-inch wheels, steel footsteps, mechanical differential locks, power steering with power windows, automatic climate control system and more. It will come with an optional pack like a convertible top or hardtop. Front-facing rear seats with a roll cage, height-adjustable driver seat. This series is available with both petrol and diesel options and both get manual transmission options.
The LX variants will get a longer list of creature comfort features. It will get a convertible soft roof or hardtop option. It gets only four seats. There are also gets dual-tone bumpers, moulded footsteps, R18 alloy wheels, LED DRLs, touchscreen infotainment system, adventure stats & adventure calendar, electronic AC controls, ESP, brake locking differentials. This series is only available with diesel with manual and automatic options and petrol with automatic transmission.
The all-new Thar will offer petrol and diesel engine options. There will be a 2.0-litre petrol engine that generates a maximum power of 150 Bhp and a peak torque of 320 Nm. The diesel variants get powered by a 2.2-litre mHawk engine that develops a maximum power of 130 Bhp and peak torque of 320 Nm.