The Mahindra Thar is now getting old and thus the automaker is going to launch a new car new generation car soon. The new car has been caught testing quite often along with the 2020 Scorpio. If you want to see the entire gallery of spy shots check it at the bottom of the story. We have now come across some new spy shots where we can see that the new generation Mahindra Thar will get front-facing rear seats. This will be a big change and will add to the comfort for the rear passengers. Also, some more features of the interior of the car were are also revealed in these spy shots. Keep scrolling down to know more.
The New Generation Mahindra Thar is long overdue. The New Mahindra Thar 2020 will be made keeping in mind 5 key specs and features –
- Airbags, ESP, traction control and more aids will be introduced
- New structure/body which will be safer and compliant with upcoming BS6 norms
- A new wider and bigger ladder platform will be made
- More comfort features – Push Start Stop/Touchscreen/Power Windows/ Reverse Parking Sensors and Camera and much more
- The car will also get a new BS6 compliant engine and could be offered in a 5 door configuration
New Mahindra Thar 2020 Launch
The New Mahindra Thar 2020 will be most likely shown at the 2020 Auto Expo. After all the 2020 Thar will be an all-new product. It will be Mahindra’s biggest launch after the Alturas G4 and upcoming S201 aka Inferno.
|New Mahindra Thar 2020||2020|
New Mahindra Thar 2020 Price
The price of the 2020 Thar is expected to go up significantly. The car will continue to have manual 4WD and will have the capability to get down and dirty. The extra money will be for a car with more space, features, and comfort.
|New Mahindra Thar 2020||Price (ex-showroom)|
|Base||Rs 8 lakhs|
|Top End||Rs 14 lakhs|
Expect this 2020 Mahindra Thar to be priced between Rs 8 lakhs to Rs 14 lakhs. (Ex-showroom)
New Mahindra Thar 2020 Design
The 2020 Mahindra Thar will continue to go with the Jeep CJ5 inspired looks. For instance, there will be the removable doors, soft-top roof with bull bars will continue but a factory hardtop option will be available now. The front of the car will get new fog lamps, LED DRLS and projector headlamps too. The bumper will have a brand new design. The New Mahindra Thar 2020 could also get a sunroof. There will also be many other customization options that will be available on the car from the factory itself. After all, Mahindra could give a lot of accessories options too.
New Mahindra Thar 2020 Interiors
New Mahindra Thar 2020 is where the car is set to have the most improvement. Therefore a wider car means more space inside. More space means more storage options and more comfort. In addition, the 2020 Mahindra Thar will get a new infotainment touchscreen, a better instrument cluster with more information, doors with storage and power windows, cruise control, 2 airbags as standard and plush yet durable upholstery. The New Mahindra Thar 2020 will finally get front-facing rear seats. These will come with no adjustability but will have individual seatbelts. From the pictures below, the rear seats get no adjustable headrests. An armrest, rear AC vents and a charging socket can be expected too.
Now in the new spy shots, we can see many upcoming new features and details of the interiors of this car. For instance, the dashboard has been completely redesigned. The interior shots reveal an all-new digital instrument cluster. The steering mounted audio controls as well. There is a new center console and its design hint at a big touchscreen that will now be offered on the top variant. The front seats look better too and have bolstering as well. The AC vents have now been moved down. However, there is a bigger glove box too. The seatbelt mounting points have changed. Above all, the 2020 Mahindra Thar could also get features like cruise control, voice control and different driving modes.
New Mahindra Thar 2020 Specifications
The current engine of the Mahindra Thar is a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder unit with a manual 5-speed gearbox and a manual 4WD system. This same setup should continue in the New Mahindra Thar 2020, with the engine being BS6 ready. We can also see Mahindra offering the Thar in a slick automatic variant for people who want the car as a style statement. The Thar will have better on-road manners too. The 2020 Thar will be brilliant as usual off-road but will also be made more friendly for those who want to go for long road trips too. NVH levels will be brought dow. Comfort features like power windows, rain-sensing wipers will also be offered.
There is also a rumor that the new Mahindra Thar is expected to come with a 2.0-liter diesel engine that will comply with the upcoming BS-VI emission. After that, the power and torque will be up from the existing model, expect the new Thar to make around 140 horsepower. Therefore they will come with a low range gearbox for 4×4 as well. Safety features on the new Thar will include airbags, ABS, and rear parking sensors as required by the upcoming safety norms.
The new 2020 Thar is going to be wider and more spacious too. As seen in the spy shots above, the car gets all-new body panels and new bumpers and also bigger wheel arches. This will definitely increase the off-road capability of the 2020 Mahindra Thar, bigger tyres and more aftermarket accessories can be added.
New 2020 Thar Spy Shots
A camouflaged version of the Mahindra Thar 2020 has been spotted testing. Launched in 2010, the Thar is due for a generation change. The current car will certainly not be able to meet new crash test norms coming in 2020. Thus, Mahindra has been working on a new generation car which has now been spotted.
The above image shows a wider body of the Mahindra Thar. The image shows the 2020 Thar with a bigger body and a wider wheel arches. The windscreen is bigger too. The car also seams the old halogen headlamps, but we can expect the production car to get projector units. There is a new shorter bumper too.
The car also right now seems to have pre-production indicators and taillamps. The car is very wide now. Therefore even the windscreen is now fixed and cannot fold.
Mahindra Thar 2020 Competition
The Mahindra Thar is going to pull more crowds when it is launched in a brand new generation than it is already achieving. People still by the Mahindra Thar for being more user-friendly and having some creature comforts than the Force Gurkha. The Thar triumphed over the Gypsy with its engine, capability and Maruti’s reluctance to market and sell the Gypsy. But with Maruti planning to get the Jimny to India soon and Force Motors upping the capability of the Gurkha, a new Mahindra Thar on the horizon is good for Mahindra.