Mahindra & Mahindra was testing his new updated Thar from almost a year and the spied images were revealed earlier. Now the automatic version of Thar named “ Mahindra Thar automatic” has spied testing on roads covered in camouflage. Mahindra has already confirmed the automatic gearbox arrival. That has to be offered in 2020 Thar. This automatic gearbox will widen the Thar approach to the customers that have issues with the manual one. This automatic torque converter will add value to the Thar.
New Engines and Gearbox
The new updated Mahindra Thar Automatic has equipped with a BS6 compliant 2.2-liter mHawk diesel engine that churns out around 140bhp mated to a 6-Speed torque converter automatic transmission. On the other side, the 6-Speed manual one is offered as standard. A new 2.0-liter BS6 compliant petrol motor is also introduced with both 6-Speed manual and automatic gearbox. The engines are offered with fuel direct injection as well as turbocharged.
Mahindra Thar is an immense compatible offroader and does come with a 4×4 system with separate 2H, 4H, and 4L modes. The 4×4 drive system is available in both engine options with the same features and specifications.
Exterior and Interior details
The Exteriors of Thar is pretty similar to the pre-facelift version but do carry some sort of cosmetic and design elements. The design is boxy with sharp edges, but more aerodynamically strong and also the body roll is very well controlled. Some upgraded design elements- LED headlamps along with day time running lamps, big fender arches, 18 inches alloy wheels, electrically folding mirrors, and a company fitted removable hardtop,
On the interior, more changes are done to make it more appealing and comfortable. As the Mahindra Thar always lacks in comfort and refinement but in the 2020 Mahindra Thar automatic version some elements are added like – OEM power windows, comfortable seats, touchscreen infotainment system with android auto and apple car play, AC & heater, multi-information display in the instrument cluster, rear parking camera with parking sensors and multiple USB ports. It also has standard safety like a kit that includes ABS, EBD, and two front airbags.
Launch Date and Rivals
The Mahindra Thar will be unveiled on 15th August and the launch would take place around 2ndOctober 2020 and in terms of rivals, It will compete with Force Gurkha and Suzuki Jimny.
Mahindra Thar Automatic
- 6-Speed torque converter improves ease of driving
- Equipped with features like- Touchscreen system, Rear Parking, Power windows, and much more.
- Gets a 2.2-liter diesel as well as a petrol also.