Mahindra Thar has gained major popularity in India soon after its launch. Due to the overwhelming response from the market, the customer has to wait to months to get the delivery of the vehicle. However, there are many who have already received the delivery of the all-new Thar and have modified it too. Here is one such Mahindra Thar soft-top convertible that has been loaded with accessories. It sure looks great and loaded.
There are not many changes done to this Mahindra Thar convertible. With minimal aftermarket accessories, it looks quite sophisticated too. According to Dhananjai Singh, who has put up the pictures of this modified Thar on 4X4 India, the vehicle has received Dark Lord package and BF Goodrich tyres. This Thar also gets PIAA auxiliary lamps at the front, which are quite useful during night trails. Use of such auxiliary lamps is illegal on the public roads and they should remained covered whenever the vehicle is on the public roads.
At the front, the bumper gets a thick black cladding with PIAA auxiliary lamps installed on top. There is a also a insect deflector, which is an official Mahindra accessory. The stock fog lamps now have grille on it that adds to the muscular look of the Mahindra Thar. There are further additions to the side of the vehicle. There is a thick beading that goes around the Thar. The lower part of the vehicle also gets a thick cladding. Everything else remains the same except for the tyres. The stock CEAT tyres have been replaced with BF Goodrich tyres that add to the loaded look. The rear does no gets many changes except for the updated tail lamp enclosure.
It should be noted that Mahindra Thar is one of the most modified vehicles in the Indian market. With the launch of the all-new Thar in October, there are many garages that have started offering aftermarket accesossires for the Thar including aftermarket grilles and solutions of the cabin to make the most use of the rear space. Mahindra also offers a range of dealersship-level customisation options with the all-new Thar and there is a long list of accessories that are available officially through the dealerships.
The popularity of the all-new Mahindra Thar is quite much. For the buyers, the waiting period has extended to about 9 months, which is quite a lot. It means that someone booking the all-new Mahindra Thar today is likely to receive the delivery of the vehicle in May 2021. To meet the growing demand, Mahindra has already increased the production capacity, however, there are a few constraints due to which the customers will have to wait till they get their hands on the all-new vehicle.
Mahindra has a added a lot of features in the Thar. The biggest change is the addition of a petrol engine. The all-new vehicle gets a 2.0-litre turbocharged mStallion petrol engine. It produces a maximum power of 150 PS and peak torque of 300 Nm. The 2.2-litre mHawk diesel now produces maximum of 130 PS and peak torque of 300 Nm. Both the engine options now offer an automatic transmission.