Mahindra Thar is currently one of the most popular 4×4 SUVs in the country. It also the most affordable one in India. It was launched in the market after a long wait and the response from the customers towards this new SUV was overwhelming. The demand for this SUV has increased so much that the SUV was already sold out till May 2021. Mahindra has already increased the production to meet the rising demand. In such a short span of time, we have seen several videos and images of modified Mahindra Thar from different parts of the country. Here we have another Mahindra that has been beautifully modified and now looks like an off-road ready vehicle.
The images have been shared by Classic Servicepoint, Noida on a Facebook group. The garage has made several changes to the vehicle to give it a rugged look. This particular SUV is one of their latest project and is known as Urban Jeep. Starting with the front, the stock grille has been removed completely and has been replaced with an aftermarket angry bird style grille. The front of the Jeep is all black and that enhances the rugged look of the SUV.
The headlamps have been replaced too. They now get projector type lamps with an LED DRL in center. The stock LED DRLs on the fender have been retained. Coming down, the main modification on this particular Thar is the bumper. The stock bumper has been replaced with a custom made off-road bumper. The main advantage of this bumper is that it does not affect the functioning of airbag sensors. The bumpers are all black to give that a tough look. Fog lamps are now LED and are integrated inside the bumper only. A body coloured bash plate is also seen on the Thar.
Coming to the side profile, the company fitted 18 inch alloy wheels on the Thar have been completely blacked out. It gets a red accents that gives it an aggressive look. The stock tyres have also been replaced for BFGoodrich all-terrain tyres. Thick cladding on the fender and the wheel arch is seen in the Thar. The aftermarket units give it a bit more muscular look from this angle. There is an Urban Jeep badge on the fuel lid and moving towards the rear, you notice the full size spare wheel with alloys mounted on the tail gate. No changes have been made to the rear bumper as it still gets the LED tail light and reflector lamps on the bumper.
Moving inside, the whole theme of the interior has been changed from all black to red and black. The steering wheel gets red and black treatment with 4WD branding on it. The center console and the seats all get red and black soft touch material on it. Overall, the This Mahindra Thar looks off-road ready.
Mahindra Thar is available with both petrol and diesel engine options. There petrol version is powered by a 2.0 litre turbocharged unit, whereas the diesel version gets a 2.2 litre turbocharged engine. Both petrol and diesel get manual and automatic gearbox option and comes with 4×4 as standard.