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New Mahindra Thar with ‘scratchproof’ PU paint

Mahindra Thar has been one of the most discussed topic on internet in the last couple of months. Mahindra launched this most awaited product in the market couple of months ago and ever since then, the response from buyers has been overwhelming. The demand for this SUV has increased so much that Mahindra had announced that they will be increasing production and the Thar is currently sold out till May 2021. Just like in the case of older Thar, aftermarket accessories for new-gen Thar has also started to arrive in the market and we have already seen couple of modified examples too. Here we have a 2020 Mahindra Thar that gets a very unique treatment than others. This is probably India’s first Thar to get s a PU bullet liner paint job.

The video has been uploaded by Vinay Kapoor on his youtube channel. The video shows a brand new Mahindra Thar SUV that has got an PU bullet liner paint job. It looks entirely different from the regular paint job that we see on our cars. This PU coating bullet liner leaves a matte finish on the car which looks like a matte paint job or wrap.

It may look like a regular paint or wrap job but it is much more than that. It is basically a chemical that is sprayed on to the car just like paint. The main benefit of this bullet liner is that it saves the car from scratches and even protects the body from dents. The vlogger even shows a small clip that explains how strong this paint actually is. It shows a person hitting the bonnet of car with a hammer. Even after hitting multiple times, no major dents can be seen and the paint has also not chipped away.

In this Thar, PU coat bullet liner has been sprayed evenly and that gives it a very rugged look. According to the vlogger, it is more durable than the regular paint and the warranty of this paint totally depends upon the thickness of the coat that it gets. On an average, the paint will stay there for at least 4-5 years. The video says that, it is quite easy to manage as well. Unlike regular paint, there is no need to wax or polish the surface on a regular intervals.

This Thar can be cleaned using a jet spray and water. He also mentions that the cost of getting this done on a car is less than a regular paint job and it can be had did different shades as well. every panel was removed and painted individually to get an even finish. Even the thick side cladding get the same coat. The Mahindra Thar with this matte PU coat looks like an armoured vehicle and definitely enhances the butch SUV look on the SUV.

Mahindra Thar is an all-new SUV. It is available in AX and LX trims. LX trim gets a company fitted hard top as well. It is available with a petrol and diesel engine too. There is a 2.0 litre turbocharged petrol engine that generates 150 Bhp and 320 Nm of torque. The 2.2 litre turbo diesel engine generates 130 Bhp and 320 Nm of torque. Both engines come with manual and automatic gearbox options along with 4×4 transfer case.