The new Mahindra Thar is likely to get a BS-VI complaint 2.0-litre diesel engine. Its prices are going to be comparatively higher than the current model.
The next-generation Mahindra Thar has been spotted testing in India multiple time in the recent past. However, it was evident that the same was just a prototype body sitting above a new chassis.
A fresh set of spy images now shows us what the new iteration of this popular 4×4 is going to look like. The vehicle seen in the images seems closer to production than the one snapped before.
It becomes quite clear that the design is comparatively modern. The SUV appears considerable bigger in comparison to the model that it is going to replace. All that said, it still retains its boxy stance.
When seen from the rear, the new Thar seems considerable
The current generation iteration of the Thar comes with a simplistic layout. Expect the same to get a slightly modern touch with this generation update. Not only this, the number of features on offer is going to increase as well.
The new iteration of this vehicle is going to get a stiffer chassis. And hence, it will be able to meet the upcoming crash test regulations. In addition to this, it will also feature additional safety features such as airbags, ABS with EBD, reverse parking sensors, driver and passenger seat belt warning to name a few.
The new Mahindra Thar is going to get an all-new 2.0-litre diesel engine. This unit is going to be BS-VI complaint. Not only this, but it is going to produce significantly higher power output than the current engine.
With all these changes and additions, the prices of the new Thar are likely to go up. Mahindra is going to launch the same in India sometime during the first half of 2020. It is likely that the same is going to make its debut during next year’s Auto Expo.