Things to expect from the upcoming Mahindra Thar facelift in India

Friday 23 January 2015, 10:02 AM by

Speak about available options in the Indian made SUV's with offroading capabilities and Mahindra Thar gets an immediate mention. Recently, the rugged machine from Mahindra has been spotted undergoing road test in the country. Currently, Mahindra's Thar is available in DI and CRDe trims, wherein the former is powered by 2,523cc four-cylinder engine that generates about 63 bhp of power with 182.5 Nm of torque, whereas the latter gets powered by 2,498cc engine that genrates about 105 bhp of power with 247 Nm of torque.

Things to expect from the upcoming Mahindra Thar facelift in India |
Mahindra Thar

Sources have hinted that that new Mahindra Thar is likely to get minor cosmetic changes along with some changes to mechanicals as well. With improved interiors the company intends on delivering a better driving experience to the customer. The dashboard as well as the center console maybe redone to render it a fresher appeal. The company may also include a better air conditioning system and new in-car infotainment systems.

As for the exteriors, the vehicle sports newer tail lamps, new body graphics and slightly wider wheel arches. The SUV shall also get a new gearshift lever, the four-wheel-drive lever and the handbrake along with a cup holder. Pricing aspect has not been revealed by Mahindra for now, but based on anticipation it is likely to be offered a similar price tag.

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