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4 Star for Thar in Global NCAP crash test
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4 Star for Thar in Global NCAP crash test

The all-new Mahindra Thar SUV has been crash tested by Global NCAP and has scored 4-star safety rating for adult and child occupant safety. This makes the Mahindra Thar India's safest off-roader. The first-generation Mahindra Thar barely had any safety provisions to speak of. And this is one of the main reasons why the carmaker had to pull the plug on the model. But a few months ago, the Indian SUV maker launched Thar's second-generation model with several safety provisions. As a result, the new model is much safer than the predecessor and this is evident with Global NCAP's crash test report.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omW1q05nUak&feature=youtu.be As per the crash test report, the vehicle offered good protection to the head and neck of the driver and passenger. Dr...
DC Design custom kit for 2020 Mahindra Thar. Like it or Hate it
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DC Design custom kit for 2020 Mahindra Thar. Like it or Hate it

DC2 (formerly called DC Designs) has unveiled their dress-kit for the new-generation Mahindra Thar. Mahindra also offers a range of accessories and kits to bring a different look for each customer. However, if you want something a lot more customised to your liking DC2 has revealed the new Dress Kit for the 2020 Mahindra Thar. The company recently released renders of their Mahindra Thar dress-kit on social media. It is entirely subjective whether it is a good looking vehicle or not. As far as looks go, the new Thar has even more road presence than the previous-gen Thar. The front design is completely changed and now features a new front grille design with the familiar seven vertical-slats, smoked rectangular LED headlamps replacing the stock halogen lights, and a massive fro...
First Drive: 2020 Mahindra Thar Freedom Drive
Athira Murali, Guest Post, Reviews & Test Rides

First Drive: 2020 Mahindra Thar Freedom Drive

We’ve been seeing spy photos of the new Thar for some time now and in the run up to the unveil, some thinly camouflaged images surfaced, so we had a fair idea of what to expect. But today, when it finally broke cover, brute- macho-muscular-go anywhere are some of the words that came to our mind when we looked at this the latest avatar of the iconic Mahindra Thar. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4Uw_4ih7uc Off-road Champ Athira Murali shares her First Drive experience of 2020 Mahindra Thar.
Next-gen Mahindra Thar unveiled. Launch Oct 2nd
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Next-gen Mahindra Thar unveiled. Launch Oct 2nd

After scores of spy photos and a seemingly endless wait, the all-new Mahindra Thar has finally been revealed in full. It’s no coincidence Mahindra chose India’s 74th Independence Day to unveil its next-gen off-roader, as it wants its new 4x4 to be viewed as an icon of freedom. The new Thar is based on the Gen3 chassis that is claimed to have better torsional rigidity. It appears to be wider than its predecessor and features a completely redesigned exterior. While the design is new, it's a modern take of the previous Thar's retro looks. The SUV has a ground clearance of 226 mm and can wade through 650 mm. It has a 42 degree approach angle and a 37 degree departure angle. The new Thar gets a revised grille but retains the circular headlamps and wide fenders. Customers can cho...
2020 Mahindra Thar spied with production body. Unveil on 15th August
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2020 Mahindra Thar spied with production body. Unveil on 15th August

The next-generation Mahindra Thar will be unveiled on 15th August 2020. Ahead of the launch, the homegrown automaker continues to text pre-production models of the same on Indian roads. Latest spy images reveals new details related to this upcoming product. The design of the 2020 Mahindra Thar is an evolution over the current model rather than a revolution. The new Thar will be longer, wider as well as taller. Also, the new version will get a hard-top variant, unlike the older generation model. New design includes an all-new front fascia with a larger vertical-slat grille, new headlamps, LED DRLs, reworked bumpers at both ends, LED taillamp; among others. The Thar runs on a five-spoke 18-inch alloy wheels with gun-metal finish. shod with Ceat CZAR A/T all-terrain tyres wi...
2020 Mahindra Scorpio SUV spied under heavy camo
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2020 Mahindra Scorpio SUV spied under heavy camo

Here are the spy shots of the 2020 Mahindra Scorpio SUV and thanks to folks at MotorVikatan for getting the spy images. The new generation will be launched by April 2020, which is when the new emission BS6 norms are going to be implemented. The heavily camoflauged test mules of the 2020 Scorpio shows new grille design and headlight cluster. The overall design remains similar to current Scorpio Interiors will get a complete revamp starting of a new dashboard design with steering mounted controls, larger touchscreen infotainment system with Apple Carplay and Android Auto compatibility. Other features on offer could include electric sunroof, rear AC vents, auto AC, more cabin space as well as comfort. Mahindra has already started working on a new 2 liter diesel engine, whi...
2020 Mahindra Thar spied. Exterior details and cabin design revealed
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2020 Mahindra Thar spied. Exterior details and cabin design revealed

Here are the new spy images of the 2020 Mahindra Thar. While the prototypes spotted earlier featured dummy panels, the latest spy media shows the next-gen model with production-spec body panels. The 2020 Mahindra Thar will be wider than the current version. While the Thar retain much of its traditional design overall, its front- and the rear-end will receive comprehensive updates. On the sides, the redesigned model has new doors with handles positioned lower for improved ergonomics. What has under a heavy revision is the cabin. The dashboard is completely revamped and the centre stage could house an updated media system. The air-ducts are placed underneath the slot dedicated to the media system. The air-conditioning controls have been restyled as well as the levers to selec...
Mahindra Thar inspired Roxor off-road only SUV unveiled in USA
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Mahindra Thar inspired Roxor off-road only SUV unveiled in USA

Mahindra has unveiled the Mahindra Roxor off-road only SUV in United States. The off-road vehicle is heavily inspired by Mahindra Thar and will be sold under the Mahindra North America or 'MANA' in the United States. Mahindra Roxor will be manufactured at Mahindra's Auburn manufacturing plant in Detroit, Michigan. Prices start at $15,549, which converts to a little over Rs 10 lakhs. Considering the Thar costs about the same in Indian market, it makes for a good buy in the US. The Roxor is a bare-bones SUV with no doors or a roof! Even the dashboard is just a dial with a white face, and headlight and horn switches. The Roxor uses a five-slat grille, unlike the typical seven-slat grille of Mahindra’s current vehicles, also seen on Jeeps. The buyers of the Roxor will be able to ...
In conversation with Dr. Vani Parmar; surgeon and off-roader
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In conversation with Dr. Vani Parmar; surgeon and off-roader

We at TECH N' WHEELZ are eager to write about achiever’s and especially if they do something different from the norm. That’s why, we were intrigued to do an interview with Dr. Vani Parmar, Oncosurgeon at Tata Memorial Centre.  She has been part of expedition drives with Mahindra Adventure, and drives including Leh Monastery Escape, Himalayan Spiti Escape and Kashmir to Kanyakumari Expedition.   Q) How long have you been driving?  A) Since last 21 years; Off-roading since last 3 years. Q) The vehicle you started riding/ driving? A) First Car and first love was a Maruti 800;  Later Honda City ZXi. Now Mahindra XUV 500, Mahindra Thar and Maruti A-Star. XUV and Thar are daily rides.   Q) Describe on how you got to where you are with your passion of driving to...