- New Thar to get features like a touchscreen, parking camera and LED DRLs
- Petrol engine and automatic gearbox options will widen appeal
- Launch likely around September-October
The Mahindra Thar has built a name for itself among India’s off-road enthusiasts for its hardy nature and go-anywhere ability. In fact, interest in the rugged off-roader surpassed Mahindra’s own expectations, with the model selling around 60,000 units over a 10-year span. Mahindra is now looking to build on the Thar’s success by making the new-generation model appeal to an even larger audience.
In a #LivewithAutocar session on Instagram, Dr Pawan Goenka, MD and CEO, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd, confirmed that the new-gen Thar will offer much more in terms of everyday comforts than the outgoing model. “The current (outgoing) Thar didn’t have many creature comforts, and with the new one,…