What to expect from the new all terrain conqurer

Mahindra introduced the Thar back in 2010, and since its launch, the vehicle has always attracted the attention of those who loves some serious offroading with their vehicle. Now, this is one machine with ample amount of torque that can take on any terrain with ease. The Thar received its first major facelift back in 2015 and while the demands are slowly fading away because of some potential rivals in this segment. According to some recent reports, Mahindra is all set to introduce the next generation Thar in India.

Although not much information is available at this moment, we can certainly say that it will still take some time for Mahindra to introduce the new generation vehicle in the Indian market. However, there are few things which we can certainly inform you at this moment about the upcoming car.

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2015 Mahindra Thar Interior High Quality
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1> The next generation Thar could get its styling inspiration and design inputs from some international brands like Pininfarina and Ssangyong apart from Mahindra’s design team.

2> The new generation Thar could also be exported to some other International markets like well, which also means that there could be a new 1.5 Litre petrol engine under the hood as well besides the diesel engine. Mahindra and Ssangyong are jointly developing the new engine to used in some of their future products. The diesel engine, on the other hand, will also be retuned to deliver more power and torque figures.

3> Expect the new generation Thar to be well equipped as well from the interior. There has always been a complaint about Thar not fulfilling even the basic needs of the occupants inside. However, Mahindra has kept the points in mind, and thus you can expect the new generation vehicle to come equipped with plenty of modern features like wireless mobile charging, driver seats with memory function, perhaps a new touchscreen infotainment system with Apple car Play and Android Auto connectivity features.

4> For the safety of the passengers inside the upcoming Thar could also feature intelligent and assisted driving technology. Furthermore, it will also get advanced off-roading hardware as well.

5> Mahindra will apparently price the new generation Thar more than its predecessor.

Source: Autocar India

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