Mahindra Thar launch on Dec 21, Mahindra Thar Price, Feature, Specification
Mahindra & Mahindra, India’s largest manufacturer of utility vehicles added one more SUV to its product portfolio on December 21, with the launch of Mahindra Thar. Mahindra Thar launch is initially offered in Rajasthan and Kerala. Mahindra Thar 4X4 also happens to be company’s first non commercial vehicle.
The price of Mahindra Thar is set between Rs. 6 and Rs. 8 lacs in the country. Mahindra Thar top line model, the 4x4 CRDe version is priced at Rs. 5.99 lac (ex showroom price Delhi) while the 4x2 Direct Injection Diesel version is priced at Rs. 4.47 lac (ex showroom price Jaipur).
Mahindra Thar which is Mahindra’s brand new jeep in the country looks very much like a Wrangler and has already become popular in European and South African markets. Mahindra Thar is launched in India to lure the SUV and 4X4 drive enthusiasts in the country with its power packed performance and rugged sporty look. The SUV has proved its mettle and its robustness in these markets and is capable of handling the rugged Indian roads.
Mahindra Thar features a 2500 cc turbo diesel engine that can deliver power of 107 kw @3800 rpm and peak torque of 247 Nm @1800 rpm. Mahindra Thar specifications that make it a complete winner while handling off road driving experience include a leaf spring suspension at the rear, light weight high traction 6JX16 wheels and double action shock absorbers for greater driving experience.
Mahindra Thar also features 2-speed gear reduction, auto locking hub lock system and open style motoring with a removable hard top roof.
Mahindra Thar can be termed as a refined version of the popular Commander Jeep ad after nearly 10 years the company re-introduced it in the Indian market. Mahindra Thar borrows new generation independent torsion bar front suspension system from the much popular SUV from Mahindra, the Scorpio.
The engine of Mahindra Thar gets a full synchromesh 5-speed gearbox and a manual shift Borg-Warner 4X4 transfer case. Among the luxury features of the Mahindra Thar are power steering, air conditioning and front suspension.
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