Mahindra & Mahindra has introduced a new refreshed version of the Thar 4×4 SUV. The Thar SUV has received a much needed update in terms of interiors and equipment’s.
In today’s age of high end technology and engineering the Thar was more of an utilitarian and crude vehicle. But with the new refresh the very capable SUV gets a new lease of life.
Based on the very very tested CL340 and MM 540 platform the Thar CRDe does not get any mechanical changes and updates are limited to mainly interiors.
The new and refreshed interiors are a big upgrade compared to the previous model. The interiors now include a new dual-tone dashboard, wider seats, new steering wheel and door trims with arm rests, re-designed AC vents, new floor console with cup holders, new windshield demister, new gear knob, 3-pod instrument cluster, 12V charging point, provision for 2 DIN music system and lockable glove box.
The exterior changes are limited to new front & rear bumpers, new muscular wheel arches, new clear lens headlamps, re-designed side footsteps and canopy.
The Thar also gets Industry-first, mechanical locking rear differential technology that engages automatically without driver intervention and provides enhanced off-road capability.
The Thar CRDe facelift will continue to boast off-road features like the 44 degree approach angle and 27 degree departure angle, 4WD with high & low ratios, powerful 2500cc CRDe engine and a high ground clearance of 200mm.
The SUV will be available in 5 colors, Fiery Black, Red Rage, Mist Silver, Rocky Beige, & Diamond White.
The changes are limited to the Thar CRDe only and the DI variant does not get the following updates
The new Thar starts at Rs. 8.03 lakhs (ex-showroom Nasik).
The Goa launch is about 2-3 weeks as per the Mahindra dealer sales manager.