New Mahindra Thar 2020 Launch highlights: Price in India, Specs, Features, Images, Variants

2020 Mahindra Thar India Launch, Features, On Road Price Updates: The new second-generation Mahindra Thar will finally be launched after it went viral on the internet when it was officially unveiled on August 15. Stay tuned to Express Drives as Mahindra will announce the official prices of the new SUV today.

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2020 Mahindra Thar bookings to start with launch on 2nd october, bid for 2020 Mahindra Thar first unit reached at 92.25 lakh rupee in online auction

2020 Mahindra Thar Price in India Launch Live: Mahindra will launch the brand new second-generation model of the Thar. The Thar is an offroader with traditional SUV underpinnings but will come loaded with all the modern technologies and features. The new generation model was introduced at the official unveiling on August 15, 2020. After the unveiling, the new Mahindra Thar went viral on the internet. Today on October 2, the price of the new second-generation Thar will finally be announced.

The Thar will come with diesel and petrol engines and be available with manual and automatic options. There will be two versions of the Thar on offer. One will cater to off-road enthusiasts, while another which will be designed and tailored for customers looking for lifestyle purposes. We expect the prices of the Thar to range between Rs 8 lakh to Rs 13 lakh (ex-showroom). Stay tuned to Express Drives as we will bring you all the latest updates from the official launch.

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Mahindra Thar 2020 Launch Live: Expected Price, Specifications, Features, Colours, Variants, Images


    13:53 (IST)02 Oct 2020
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    13:49 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    New Thar variant wise off-road driving features

    The new Mahindra Thar comes standard with 4x4 and a low ratio gearbox. But in addition, there are a lot more mechanical features on offer to aid its off-road capabilities. 

    13:46 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    Mahindra Thar Variant Wise Interior Features

    These are the features which ae are offered on each variant of the new Thar in terms of interior cabin features and also what is offered in each trim.

    13:37 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    New Thar Variant wise Design differences

    The differences in design features between the four available variants of the Mahindra Thar are as follows:

    13:02 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    Mahindra Thar AX vs LX variants.

    The Mahindra Thar will be offered in two different trim options the AX Series is designed to cater to off-road enthusiasts with all the capabilities expected from an off-road machine. The LX Series comes with all the bells and whistles to make the Thar more user friendly and offer more comfort features. If you wish to know more about the differences between the AX and LX variants will have to offer, you can click on the following link – 2020 Mahindra Thar variants explained: Features, specs, pictures and more

    12:58 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    Mahindra Thar Automatic transmission Prices

    The Mahindra Thar in the LX Petrol model 4-seat convertible top version will be available with an automatic transmission. The cost of the 6-speed automatic transmission as stated by Mahindra will cost an additional Rs 80,000 to Rs 1.06 lakh depending on the spec. This means the LX Petrol 4-seat convertible top version will cost up to Rs 13.9 lakh (ex-showroom, India)

    12:52 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    New Mahindra Thar Customer Deliveries

    Mahindra will begin customer deliveries of the new Thar form November 1, 2020. 

    12:51 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    Mahindra Thar Bookings open.

    Mahindra has now initiated bookings for the new Thar from today October 2, 2020. Bookings can be made online on the Mahindra that official website or at any Mahindra dealership across the country. Test drives will start in a phased manner with 18 cities initially, and by October 10th, another 100 cities will be added to the list. The rest of the country can start test driving the vehicle from October 15th onwards. 



    12:47 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    Mahindra Thar – full variant wise price range

    The Mahindra Thar will be available in a total of 9 variants with prices ranging from Rs 9.8 lakh to Rs 12.95 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom pan India.

    12:45 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    Mahindra Thar LX Series Price

    The Mahindra Thar LX Series has been launched at Rs 12.49 lakh and the range-topping model has a price tag of Rs 12.95 lakh (ex-showroom, India. 

    12:41 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    New Mahindra Thar Launched!!

    The new Mahindra Thar has been launched in India for a starting price of Rs 9.8 lakh. These prices are solely for the AX-Series models and the prices are ex-showroom across India

    12:36 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    New Thar going viral!

    Since the new Thar was unveiled on August 2020, the Mahindra Thar has gone viral on the internet. Additionally, the Auction which was a held to purchase the first-ever new Thar sold for Rs 1.11 crore with the winning bid coming from Aakash Minda from Delhi. All proceeds from the Auction will go to charity towards COVID-19 relief.

    12:32 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    New Mahindra Thar Variants

    The new Mahindra Thar will be available in four variants – AX STD, AX, AX OPT and LX. The AX models are designed and oriented towards more off-road enthusiasts while the LX model is designed more for recreational and lifestyle purposes. 

    12:25 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    Watch the Thar launch live!

    You can watch the Mahindra Thar being launched live right here which is scheduled to start at 12:30pm. 

    12:20 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    New Mahindra Thar Safety Features

    Complying with all the necessary safety norms, The new Thar is equipped with a shell design to meet global safety standard for occupant and pedestrian safety protection. ESP will also be offered along with dual front airbags, hill descent control, ISOFIX child seat anchors, rear parking sensors, and the optional roll-cage.

    12:15 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    New Mahindra Thar seating options

    The Mahindra Thar will now be available with two seating options with a 6-seat (2+4 side-facing bench rear seats) layout as standard. In addition, there will also be the option of a 4 seat layout (2+2 front-facing rear seats) as an option. 

    12:10 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    New Mahindra Thar Interior

    Mahindra has given the second-generation Thar a brand new interior design It features all the latest technologies one may find in modern cars, with a new touchscreen infotainment system, ability to pair it with your smartphone, modern safety features, a digital MID display for the driver, climate control, and a lot more. 

    12:05 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    Mahindra Thar Video Review

    We have already driven the new Mahindra Thar which we believe is faster, smoother and better than before. Watch our video review of the new off-roader right here:

    12:00 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    New Mahindra Thar Off-Road specs

    For all the offroad enthusiasts, the maximum ground clearance on the Thar is 226mm (unladen). The approach angle is up to 41.8 degrees, departure angle maxes out at 36.8 degrees and the ramp over angle measures at 27 degrees. Additionally, the new Thar is rated to have a water wading depth of 650mm.

    11:50 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    New Mahindra Thar Dimensions

    The second-gen Mahindra Thar measured at a length of 3985mm and goes up to a maximum width of 1855mm. As the Thar is now available in multiple roof options, The soft-top version is the tallest at 1920mm, while the hardtop is 1844mm tall. But the convertible top model measures in at 1896mm in height. and the wheelbase is 2450mm long.

    11:40 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    Mahindra Thar Manual and Automatic Transmissions

    The Mahindra Thar will be available with a 6-speed manual transmission as standard. But will also offer the option of a 6-speed automatic torque convertor for the first time as well. Manually selectable 4x4 with a low ratio box are offered as standard equipment. Like an old school off-roader, the Thar is equipped with a hydraulic power-assisted steering wheel which is ideal for driving off-road.

    11:29 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    Mahindra Thar Diesel Engine

    The new Mahindra Thar uses the 2.2-litre mHawk 130 turbo diesel engine. Like the name of the engine suggests, the power output of the motor is rated at 130bhp, while torque output is set at 300Nm.  

    11:20 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    Mahindra Thar Petrol Engine

    The new Mahindra Thar's 2.0-litre petrol engine is called the mStallion 150 TGDI engine. It is tuned to develop 150bhp and with the manual option produces 100Nm of torque, while the automatic option is capable of 320Nm of torque

    11:12 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    New Mahindra Thar Engines

    The 2020 Mahindra Thar will be offered with a 2.0-litre petrol engine and a 2.2-lite diesel engine. Both turbocharged engines will be available with 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission options. Additionally, 4×4 system and a manual-shift transfer case with a low ratio gearbox is standard across all engines.

    10:42 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    1st new Mahindra Thar sold for how much???

    Prior to its launch, Mahindra held an auction for anyone who wishes to buy the very first customer unit of the Thar. The very first Thar sold for Rs 1.11 crore! Yes, you read that right. As a part of the special auction, all the proceeds would be going towards a charity chosen but the highest bidder. 

    Read more about the Auction here: 

    10:18 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    Second Generation Mahindra Thar

    On August 15, 2020, Mahindra unveiled the brand new second-generation Thar in India. The automaker also confirmed that the new Thar will be available in two trim options and petrol and diesel engines as well as manual and automatic gearbox options with a proper 4x4 with low ratio box also on offer.

    09:48 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    Mahindra Thar Back Story

    The Mahindra Thar was born in 2010 on October 4 as a compact, four-wheel-drive, off-road SUV. The Thar quickly gained popularity from Off-road enthusiasts and people who enjoyed the idea of a lifestyle recreational vehicle alike. The Thar was a major success for Mahindra over the 10-year lifespan of the first-generation. Now, in order to meet the new and stricter emissions and safety regulations, we finally have the second-generation model which is designed specifically for offroad use as well as deliver the balance for lifestyle-oriented customers building on the success of the older model, but ironing out all the issues of the hardcore offroad oriented nature of the original. Thus, making it easier to live with.

    09:20 (IST)02 Oct 2020
    Stay Tuned!

    The all-new second-generation Mahindra Thar will finally be launched today. Mahindra will officially announce the price of the new Thar. Stay tuned to Express Drives as we will continue to bring all the latest updates live from the launch. 

    The new second-generation Mahindra Thar 2020 model year made its debut on August 15, 2020. The much-awaited new Mahindra Thar will finally be launched today, October 2, 2020. Mahindra will announce the prices of the new model which will be offered with a petrol and diesel engine options along with manual and automatic transmission variants as well. Stay tuned to Express Drives for all the latest updates.