Mahindra Thar is an iconic off-road, and 4×4 fans across India swear by it. Now, the good news is that Mahindra & Mahindra is working on the new generation model of this popular utility vehicle. According to a new report, the new 2018 Mahindra Thar will support a new platform that will also be used in the new generation Scorpio. The new architecture will be consistent with the upcoming Bharat New Car Safety Assessment Program (BNVSAP). In addition, the SUV will use a BSVI compliant engine. Wearing a brand new design, the Mahindra Thar 2018 will surely be a better product than the current one.
Mahindra Thar Exterior 2018
The prominent highlight of the Mahindra Thar Wanderlust is the gullwing-style doors on the sides for easy access to the rear seats. At the front, the custom Thar features a new seven-slat grille, a new winch bumper, tow hooks, LED LED lights, and fog lights. Mahindra Edition Thar Wanderlust also includes a snorkel for the air intake. wings at the front and at the back. The rear of the custom SUV has a new set of taillights, two tailpipes, new bumpers and jerricans on each side. The Thar Wanderlust sports a hardtop with position lights. Other features of the Mahindra Thar Wanderlust include side mirrors, 33-inch tires, a high-lift jack mounted on the hood. The custom Thar is finished in the blue electric matte paint scheme. Overall, the Thar Wanderlust edition brings personalization to a new level compared to the Daybreak edition of the SUV.
Mahindra Thar 2018 Inside
The interior of the Mahindra Wanderlust is similar to the standard version of the SUV, with the exception of some updates such as the two-tone dashboard and steering wheel finished in beige as opposed to the black color of the regular model. The cabin also sports four seats with Sparco front seats, a sunroof and a touchscreen infotainment system.
New Mahindra Thar Engine
The new Thar could continue to export to world markets. Therefore, it is possible that Mahindra could introduce a new petrol engine on the vehicle with one or more variants of diesel. Mahindra and SsangYong are working together on a new 1.5-liter gasoline engine that will also be used on Mahindra’s next sub-compact SUV. With a new powertrain and a new platform, the 2018 Mahindra Thar could be better in terms of performance, maneuverability and fuel economy. However, the details of the SUV engine have yet to be confirmed by the automaker. Currently, the vehicle comes with two diesel powertrains – a 2.6-liter MDI and a 2.5-liter TCI-CRDe – 63 bhp power vs. 183 Nm and 105 hp with 247 Nm respectively