JAMMU, Oct 3: After a long wait for SUV lovers, Mahindra today finally launched the brand new Thar 2020.
With all the details of Thar 2020 already in public domain, Mahindra revealed the price of the SUV in India.
The Thar 2020 was unveiled at Astro India Automobile Private Limited by its Chairman Mohinder Gupta, MD Vikram Mahajan and Director Satyam Gupta.
The cult off-roader was unveiled on 15 August and all the details and features of the SUV were already disclosed, except the price. Not only the price of Thar was revealed, but Mahindra has also started taking the bookings for the SUV after the launch.
The prices for the Mahindra Thar AX variants start from Rs 9.8 Lakh, going up to Rs 12.2 lakh, all prices ex-showroom. Thar luxury-focused LX variant prices start from Rs 12.49 lakh for the hard-top petrol and Rs 12.95 lakh for hard-top diesel.
The first unit of Mahindra Thar was sold in an auction at a whopping Rs 1.11 crore and the winner was Akash Minda from Delhi.
The new Thar 2020 comes with all new exteriors and interiors. The Mahindra SUV would feature BSVI compliant petrol and diesel powertrains mated to six speed manual and automatic transmissions. The diesel variants would be powered by 2.2 litre engine while the petrol trims would come with all new 2 litre powertrain. While the diesel motor will generate 120 HP of power, the petrol Thar will see an output of 150 HP of hauling strength.
The new Thar comes with a hard top, a first-in-class convertible top and an optional soft top. It also features new seating options–4 front-facing seats and 2 plus 4 side-facing seats. Mahindra Thar for the first time will offer petrol engine alongwith a mHawk diesel engine. The deliveries of the 2020 Mahindra Thar are expected to begin from October end.