The Mahindra Thar is probably the most modified car in India. Almost every Thar is put on a modification diet. From bigger, fatter tyres to a hard tops, custom interiors and remaps, the Thar is an off-roader that supports a slew of modifications, most of them straight fits. A lot of Mahindra Thar owners in India have been aping the Jeep Wrangler look. And here again, the Mahindra Thar comes out trumps as it’s essentially a Jeep CJ running on the Bolero platform. Here’s one such Wrangler-style Thar for sale. The asking price is Rs. 8.25 lakhs (negotiable says the seller), which makes it about Rs. 3 lakh cheaper than a brand new example. Of course, the Mahindra Thar now gets the vital safety feature of anti-lock braking system (ABS) as standard that isn’t available with this used example, which is of 2013 vintage.
As the video indicates, the heavily modified, Wrangler style Thar gets a slew of changes. The front bumper has been cut to make it shorter, and give the front a very butch look. There are integrated LED fog lamps on the bumper. This Thar sits taller than the stock version thanks to Maxxis 33 inch mud terrain tyres, Both the front and rear fenders are now wider, to make sure that the wheels don’t splash water on the sides of the vehicle as well as on other road users. The front end gets a new Wrangler style grille. LED projector headlamps have been added and round turn indicator are also new items. The fenders also have round turn indicators integrated, while the bonnet gets Rubicon stickers and Wrangler-style hood latches.
The Thar gets a hard-top, wider wing mirrors (again a Wrangler-style item) and new tail lamps. A matte black paint scheme finishes off the cosmetic modifications. On the inside, the dashboard is from the facelifted Thar (2015 model) and there’s a touchscreen infotainment unit that’s integrated into the dash. The rear bench seats have been replaced into a front facing dual seat, replete with cup/bottle holders.
Under the hood, the 2.5 liter-4 cylinder CRDe turbocharged diesel engine remains untouched. This motor makes 105 Bhp-247 Nm, and is paired with a 5 speed manual gearbox. A four wheel drive transfer case is standard. The seller is offering a NOC that will allow this Thar to be registered in any part of India. To buy/check out this modified Thar, you can get in touch with the seller through the following phone numbers: +91 9717191168 and +91 98108 90039.