Mahindra Thar 2020 launched at Rs 9.8 lakh; bookings open, delivery by Oct end

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Thar 2020 model was launched in two variants -- AX and LX and are available in petrol and diesel fuel options

India’s auto major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) on Friday unveiled its all-new sports utility vehicle Thar at Rs 9.8 lakh (ex-showroom) giving an end to the SUV lovers’ prolonged waiting for the second generation variant.

Thar 2020 model was launched in two variants -- AX and LX and are available in petrol and diesel fuel options.

The prices for the Mahindra Thar petrol AX variants are priced at Rs 9.8 lakh, Rs 10.65 lakh and Rs 11.9 lakh. The Thar diesel AX variants are priced between Rs 10.85 lakh and Rs 12.2 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom, all India, the company said.

The petrol LX version with manual transmission is priced at Rs 12.49 lakh and the diesel trims are tagged at Rs 12.85 lakh and Rs 12.95 lakh.

The petrol versions of the Thar with automatic transmission are priced at Rs 13.45 lakh and Rs 13.55 lakh, while the two six-speed automatic diesel variants are tagged at Rs 13.65 lakh and Rs 13.75 lakh.

The Mahindra SUV features BS-VI compliant petrol and diesel engines. Thar petrol variants have come with a 2-litre powertrain that generates 150 bhp of power, while the 2.2-litre diesel variants churn out 130 BHP of power.

Again, Thar comes with two seating options -- 4 front-facing seats and 2 plus 4 side-facing seats.

All the variants of new Thar SUV come with a four-wheel drive mode.

Mahindra opened the booking of the new Thar from Friday and the deliveries would begin from next month, the auto major said.

The first unit of Mahindra Thar was sold in an auction at a whopping Rs 1.10 crore and the winner was Akash Minda from Delhi.

Designed and engineered in India, the new Thar will be manufactured at the company’s Nashik plant.

The iconic model carries features like 17.7 cm touchscreen infotainment system, adventure statistics display and cruise control.

With inputs from agency

Image credit: Mahindra

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