Mahindra Thar, an off road vehicle which is based on the legendary ‘Classic’ model has been launched in India, and has been priced between Rs. 6-8 lakhs. Mahindra had been considering of launching the vehicle in India since a long time, for it has been unveiled in many South Africa and other European countries before.
The Thar has its DNA linked with the MM550 AND MM540 models which were in India some years back. The Thar is powered by a 2.5L CRDe engine, made by Mahindra, which pumps out 105BHP. The vehicle is built for pure off roading and the the four wheel drive will always come handy.
Thar is not butch off roader that sacrifices luxury and style, luxury is just a small part of it as it comes equipped with air conditioning system, soft leather seats that look more like bucket seats, all wheel independent suspension and much more. The vehicle is a bit pricy but it will be it worth every cent. It is said that it will the direct contender to the Maruti Gypsy, who is dominating the Indian roads since the departure of the Jeep.