Mahindra launched new generation Thar in the market in 2020 and it quickly became popular among SUV enthusiasts. The Thar competes with Force Gurkha in this segment. Thar became so popular in this segment that it still has a long waiting period on it. It is a capable off-roader and there are several accessories available for Thar online. We have featured several videos and images of neatly modified Mahindra Thar on our website. Here we have one such video that features a Mahindra Thar with neat looking exterior and interior customisations.
The video has been uploaded by Tushar Bajaj on his YouTube channel. In this video the vlogger and his brother talk about the modifications that they have done on this SUV. Starting with the front, the car gets aftermarket Wrangler like front grille. The grille is finished in gloss black in order to match the overall look of the SUV. The grille is made from ABS plastic material. The headlamps are also Wrangler like LED units which come with ring type LED DRLs that also act as turn indicators The LED DRLs and turn indicators on the fender were also removed and replaced with matrix style LED units.
The other major change on this Mahindra Thar is the bumper. The stock bumper on this SUV was replaced with an metal off-road bumper. This is also similar to the bumper seen on Wrangler. It is not clear whether the metal bumper has affected the functioning of airbags or not. The Thar currently has stock 18 inch alloy wheels but, the vlogger mentions that the owner will soon upgrade them for aftermarket alloy wheels and tyres. At the rear, the car gets Wrangler like smoked LED tail lamps and LED reflector lamps.
The lights fixed on the Thar perfectly fit with the existing provisions and none of the wires need to be cut for the same. These are customisation that have been done to the exterior. Moving in, the car gets Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen style AC vents installed in the car. The AC vents have ambient lights in them. The door gets ambient lights installed in them. The colour and intensity of the light can be controlled using a mobile phone application. Other than the ambient lights, the footwell area also have lights in them. The quality of the ambient lights installed in this Mahindra Thar looks good. The cost of the same is around Rs 7,500.
The overall cost of modifications or customisations done on this SUV is around Rs 1 lakh. Mahindra Thar is available with both petrol and diesel engine options. Both the engine options gets 4×4 as standard and they also come with manual and automatic transmission option. The petrol version of Mahindra Thar is powered by 2.0 litre mStallion turbocharged engine. The engine generates 150 Bhp and 320 Nm of peak torque. The diesel version of the car generates 130 Bhp and 320 Nm of peak torque. Mahindra recently released official pictures of the all-new Scorpio N and the SUV is expected to come with the same set of engine and gearbox in different state of tune.