Mahindra has received more than 6,500 bookings of the new-gen Thar. It derives power from a petrol and diesel mill.
A few months back,Mahindra & Mahindralaunched the new-gen Thar in the Indian market. Along with off-roading, the all-new model of the SUV can also be used for everyday commuting. The new-gen Mahindra Thar was among the most awaited launches of 2020. The second-gen Mahindra off-roader is based on a new platform with increased dimensions, modern-looking exterior and comes loaded with new advanced features. Moreover, the off-road capabilities of the car have also been enhanced by the carmaker. The demand of the 2020 Mahindra Thar is quite high, and the automaker was not expecting to this big a demand of the all-new model.
The bookings of the SUV has already surpassed 20,000 mark within a month of this debut. From this month, the automaker has ramped up the production of the car by 50 per cent. Last month, Mahindra received more than 6,500 bookings of the car, which clearly shows its growing popularity. Mahindra said that almost half of the demand is for the automatic trims of the SUV. Last month, the carmaker dispatched 16,182 units of the SUV domestically with 3% of YoY growth against 15,691 units retailed in the same month last year.
Talking about the new-gen Mahindra Thar, it derives power from 2.0-litre petrol and 2.2-litre diesel engine. The former develops power and torque outputs of 150bhp and 320 Nm, while the latter is capable of shredding out 130bhp of peak power and 300 Nm of peak torque. Transmission duties are done by a 6-speed MT or a 6-speed automatic gearbox. The 2020 Mahindra Thar is offered with seven different colour shades namely- Galaxy Grey, Aquamarine, Rocky Beige, Mystic Copper, Red Rage, Aqua Marine and Napoli Black. The 2020 model of the SUV is offered in three different trim levels namely- AX, AX(O) and LX. It gets retailed at a starting price of Rs 9.80 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the base trim and goes all the way up to Rs 13.75 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the top-spec variant.