Mahindra Thar is the new jeep from Mahindra Company. Launched in the mid 2011 this mean machine is for people who love jeeps and will definitely fall in love with the Thar. It is specially designed targeting the Indian customers and is a perfect suit for those in the hilly terrain and rough mud’s of the rural areas. The youth also will take liking for its style and showoff. Currently available in 4 wheel drive option it can tame even the worst of roads.
Exterior: The vehicle features awesome exteriors. It has cleverly designed curves on the body along with the company’s signature look and the central attraction of the front view is the traditionally styled head lights and indicators. The broad tyres make the vehicle look muscular. The ground clearance of the Thar is excellent, so no more worries in case of bad roads. You will also get to feel the cool and natural air with the option of open top. In comparison to the Maruti Gypsy, the Thar has a fresh feel and is a customer’s delight to ride. The hatchbacks, sedans, SUVs and MUVs are becoming common lot. So if you are looking for the new style, then don’t look elsewhere, Mahindra Thar is the answer for you. Overall the exterior body of the Thar is good but you might be in trouble for high emissions especially if live in the metropolitan cities.
Interior: The seats are a total comfort and give you enough space for movement. The seats look rugged but are equally comforting. The rear seats are front facing and elegantly styled. The rider will be in for a smooth experience with its strong steering. On the whole this beast gives you total command even at break neck speeds or be it the worst of terrains. The typical Mahindra signature style can be seen with its outside features complementing the sharp curves making it a great look for the eyes. The wind shield has a raise rectangular shape giving it the good old feel. The head lamps and indicators are classically styled giving the much needed glamor. The wide tyres give it a muscular feel. The ground clearance is worry of the past with a high wheel base while the rear mirrors give a clean view without hindering with the driver comfort. On the whole the Thar is a treat for both the classics and the gen next alike.
Engine Specifications: The tubeless tyres give it maximum pulling power. With a rugged diesel engine it has a displacement of 2498cc with a five speed manual transmission gear box. The NEF CRDe Turbocharged Inter-cooled, euro IV engine it gives utmost power of 105 hp at 3800 rpm and a pulsating torque of 247 Nm at 1800-2000 rpm. This beast is not for the faint hearted with great power for all terrain, from deserts to the hills; it just takes off the road every time to an all new driving experience. It is available in two models. The basic model (Mahindra Thar 4X2) is priced at Rs. 4,35,295 and the top end model (Mahindra Thar 4X4) is priced at Rs. 6,06,311.