After scores of spy photos and a seemingly endless wait, the all-new Mahindra Thar has finally been revealed in full. It’s no coincidence Mahindra chose India’s 74th Independence Day to unveil its next-gen off-roader, as it wants its new 4×4 to be viewed as an icon of freedom.
- New Mahindra Thar retains familiar silhouette
- To have petrol and diesel engine options
- Gets an automatic transmission for the first time
With the new-gen Thar, Mahindra is looking to further the legacy of the off-roader, which traces its roots all the way back to the CJ3A that emerged in 1949. Over the years, the baton was passed on to the CJ3B, then the MM540, the Classic, Major and Legend, before the Thar arrived on the scene in 2010. A full decade later, the second-generation Mahindra Thar is here.
What are the highlights of the new Mahindra Thar?
As a concerted decision by the design…