July 23, 2015: The bullish Thar is here, with a completely redesigned face-lift and more rugged aesthetics. The shock and awe is not just limited to the exterior but manages to define the interior as well. With new features like beefier bumpers, re-designed wheel arches and other trim options, which have been made available in the new model, Thar definitely demonstrates attention to detail and improved quality. The Thar also participates in self-branding, which definitely helps it gain a more iconic street presence.
Usual summer days were passing by auditing automotive industry on YouTube. A random advertisement from an Indian manufacturer started running on my screen cheering 'We live Young, we live free, we are the living' before I could skip it, paused my Hoegaarden by half way. Yes! That was my steal; Mahindra Thar. From that day, search history on this lifestyle vehicle got bigger and deeper. A product which would let me drive where road is rough, so that my adventure never ends up. Cult Off-ro read more 13
We live in a country which is filled with enthusiasts,whether you have a bug for driving fast cars or just enjoy a good drive on smooth and well-made highways and then there is a different category of people who don't care about the roads or going really fast and just prefer to have their vehicles driven in a much different habitat. Every car manufacturer provided some of the cars which fulfilled the needs of people who love driving their cars really fast but there was nothing for these peop read more 12
What an entry from the hot favorite car company, Mahindra Auto maker has made, with the launched of Mahindra Thar in the AC version. Already the heat is firing out in the Indian four wheeler market and the hot summer of India is right on its peak. Mahindra knows the mentality of the consumers and it?s been right time to strike the door of the Indian car market.
Company had already launched the Mahindra Thar which is selling out at a higher point and now company brings the AC version of the Thar read more 126
The Thar’s recipe is simple - a robust chassis, a potent motor and four-wheel drive. The SUV isn’t something one buys to get to office and back. It serves a very specific purpose - having fun! The most affordable 4x4 in the country recently got a facelift. Does it manage to retain the Thar’s essence? Let’s find out!
Things We Like in Thar
Good to have creature comforts - air-conditioning, music system, 12V charger now available.
2.5-litre CRDe motor + 4x4 = go-anywhere! Among the most potent off-roaders in the country.
Things We Don't Like in Thar
Nervous on-tarmac manners. Choppy ride and fidgety steering means you are better off under 100kmph.
Quality of plastics in the interiors leave a lot to be desired.
Facelift has been given only to the high end CRDe trim. DI versions remains to be same with outdated styling.
Stand Out Features
Only one in its class to feature a mechanical locking rear-differential.
Shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive with a dedicated low-ratio makes getting out of sticky situations easier.
The Thar is named after a mountain goat - and it is exactly that. In case you want a cool Jeep to drive to office and back, look towards something more modern like a sub 4-metre compact SUV such as the Maruti Vitara Brezza or the Ford EcoSport.
"There’s nothing more value-for-money than the Mahindra Thar."
But, if you need nothing more than a four-wheel drive toy to help you muck about on the weekends, there’s nothing more value-for-money than the Mahindra Thar.
Mahindra Thar - As Rugged As You Can Imagine Mahindra is getting back to what it does best, building best off roaders. Presenting the Thar, the latest off roading champ from Mahindra, we take the Mahindra Thar CRDe to its home territory and try to torture it to see if it is a real true blue off roader. Read on to know the real Thar.
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Mahindra Thar, Maruti Gypsy and Force Gurkha are the only SUVs in the Indian offroad scene that are close to being true blue offroaders. Let’s see how these fare against each others when we put them on comparison. Read Full News
The much-awaited hardcore off-roader Mahindra Thar has been launched at a price tag of Rs. 8,03,000, Ex-showroom Nasik. This all new update has upped the Thar in terms of interiors, exteriors and off-roadability. Mahindra has notified that the new Thar is greatly improved over the last one and all the shortcoming have been removed. Though, the motor is the same 2.5 litre CRDe that produces 105 Bhp of power and 247 Nm of torque there are a plethora of new additions going into this one. Read Full News
For the very first time, clear spy images of Mahindra Thar facelift have cropped up. The popular and beloved off-roader seems to have undergone a complete revamp along with various other updates. The new Mahindra Thar is scheduled to be launched tomorrow and it seems that most of the panels, both on the exterior as well as on the interior of the car, have either been changed or upgraded, while sticking to Thar's off-road heritage. Read Full News