Mahindra Thar, Anurag Sason

Mahindra Thar, 4×4 iconic SUV launched; price starts from Rs 9.80 lakh | Details inside

Bookings for all new Mahindra Thar, the 4×4 iconic SUV, started on Friday. In its all-new form, the Thar is a quantum leap in terms of performance, everyday comfort and convenience, technology and safety, as it stays true to its core promise of unmatched off-roading capability and builds on its iconic design. Price starts from Rs 9.80 lakh to Rs 12.95 lakh. The four-wheel-drive model is available in both automatic and manual transmission. It doesn’t have any direct competitors.

The All-New Thar has the following exciting features:

  • All-new BS-6 compliant Engine options: The 2.0 litre mStallion TGDi Petrol engine and the 2.2 litre mHawk Diesel engine
  • New Gearbox options: 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission & 6-speed manual transmission mated to an authentic manual shift-on-the-fly 4×4 transfer case
  • All-new Roof options: A Hard Top, a first-in-class Convertible Top and an optional Soft Top
  • All-new Seating options: 4 front-facing seats & 2+4 side-facing seats
  • All-new Technology Features: Drizzle resistant 17.8 cm touchscreen infotainment system, cruise control, adventure statistics display and a whole lot more
  • All-new Comfort and Convenience Features: Sporty front seats, roof-mounted speakers and lots more
  • New Safety Features: ABS + EBD, Dual airbags, ESP with rollover mitigation, Hill-hold and hill descent control and a whole lot more
Mahindra Thar, Anurag Sason
Mahindra Thar

Breathtaking Performance

The All-New Thar is powered by two all-new engines which set new standards in terms of performance, refinement and reliability. A first for Thar and Mahindra, the All-New Thar is powered by the 2.0L mStallion TGDi petrol engine, and by the 2.2L mHawk Diesel engine. These engines are offered with a choice of 6-speed manual transmission or 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission, with an authentic 4×4 manual shift transfer case with a low ratio.

  1. All-New mStallion TGDi Petrol Engine producing 150 bhp of power & 320 Nm of torque
  2. All-New mHawk CRDe Diesel Engine producing 130 bhp of power & 320 Nm of torque
  3. 6-Speed Manual Transmission & 6-Speed Automatic Transmission options
  4. Shift-on-the-Fly 4×4 Manual Shift Transfer Case with Low Crawl Ratio

Legendary Off-Road Capability and Refined On-Road Driving Experience

Rough trips demand tough vehicles. That’s why the All-New Thar has been built on a rugged 3rd Generation chassis and tested extensively in some of the harshest terrain in India and across the world. It has an all-new suspension setup that delivers the impossible: better off-roading capability, as well as superior on-road handling and drive quality. The All-New Thar is also equipped with advanced off-road hardware that seriously improves its capability to go wherever and do whatever the driver demands of it.

  • Authentic Body-on-Frame Construction- A True SUV
  • Independent Front Suspension & Multi-Link Rear Suspension set-up
  • Shift-on-the-Fly 4×4 Manual Shift Transfer Case with Low Ratio
  • Mechanical Locking Differential on the Rear Axle
  • First-in-Class Brake Locking Differential
  • Class-leading approach (41.8 deg), departure (36.8 deg) & ramp over (27 deg) angles
  • Ground clearance of 226mm in unladen condition
  • Water wading depth of 650mm
  • All-Terrain Tyres 255/65 R18, with White Lettering: The Largest Tyre in its Class
  • First-in-Class Electromechanical Driveline Disconnect
Mahindra Thar, Anurag Sason
Mahindra Thar

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