Mahindra has officially launched the new limited-edition model of the off-road SUV Mahindra Thar. The company will manufacture only 700 examples of the SUV. The company planned to introduced new generation Thar next year on which the company is already working. The new Mahindra Thar 700 has been launched at price of Rs. 9.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
At the launch of special edition Thar 700, Veejay Ram Nakra, Chief of Sales and Marketing, Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “We are delighted to introduce the last 700 units of our iconic off-roader, Thar, in its current avatar. We believe that the enthusiasts will see it as their last chance to own a piece of this Mahindra legacy, as a must-have garage collectable. The Thar is clearly an extension of our 70 years legacy and what brand Mahindra stands for. Over the years, it has successfully shaped the lifestyle vehicle segment while being popular with the off-road tribe.”
The new Mahindra Thar 700 gets the special badging above the front fender with the signature of Anand Mahindra, Chairman – Mahindra Group. Along with its popular Napoli Black shade, the SUV will also available in an all-new Aquamarine colour. The new edition of SUV also comes with a black finish for the grille, decals on the side and bonnet, new stylised 5-spoke alloy wheels, and silver finish for the bumper. The cabin is almost the same with the same beige interior with body coloured door frames and B-pillar. Seats are replaced with the new leatherette seat covers that come with Thar branding.
Apart from ABS, there are no mechanical changes on the Mahindra Thar Signature Edition. The special edition off-roader is only available with the 2.5-litre CRDe four-cylinder, turbocharged diesel engine which generates a max power of 105 bhp and a peak torque of 247 Nm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission, along with a low ratio 4×4 transfer case and a rear locking differential. The new Mahindra Thar 700 is open for bookings at all authorized Mahindra dealership and online at the company’s “Mahindra SYouV” website.