Mahindra Thar Earth edition launched At a starting range of Rs 15.40 Lakh

Martin Joseph 28 February
Mahindra Thar Earth edition launched At a starting range of Rs 15.40 Lakh

Introducing the latest addition to the Mahindra Thar lineup, the exclusive ‘Earth Edition’ drawing inspiration from the majestic Thar desert. This special edition is offered with a choice of petrol and diesel powertrains, exclusively available in the LX hard top variants.

 

Here are the pricing details according to the variants.

 

Variant

Standard Variant

Earth Edition

Difference

LX Hard Top Petrol MT

Rs 15 lakh 

Rs 15.40 lakh

+Rs 40,000

LX Hard Top Petrol AT

Rs 16.60 lakh

Rs 17 lakh

+Rs 40,000

LX Hard Top Diesel Mt

Rs 15.75 lakh

Rs 16.15 lakh

+Rs 40,000

LX Hard Top Diesel AT

Rs 17.20 lakh 

Rs 17.60 lakh

+Rs 40,000

 

Mahindra has set the price for the Thar's special edition at a consistent premium of Rs 40,000 above the top-spec LX trim.

 

Thar Earth Edition

 

 

  • Design Features

 

The Thar Earth Edition introduces a fresh satin matte beige shade named 'Desert Fury,' complemented by dune-inspired decals adorning its doors. Mahindra has additionally incorporated beige inserts in the newly silver-finished alloy wheels, on the ORVMs, and within the grille. Another distinguishing feature includes the exclusive 'Earth Edition' badging located on the B-pillars, accompanied by a matte-black finish for other badges.

 

Interior Upgrades

 

 

Inside, the most prominent change is the dual-tone leatherette seat upholstery featuring contrasting beige stitching. Additionally, the Thar Earth Edition is highlighted with beige highlights on the AC vent surrounds, center console, door panels, and steering wheel. Dune-like embossing enhances the headrests, adding a touch of uniqueness. Moreover, each Thar Earth Edition boasts a distinct numbered decorative VIN plate, commencing with the serial number '1.'

 

Equipment Available

 

There are no variations in features compared to its base variant. Mahindra provides the special edition with identical amenities found in the LX trim, such as a 7-inch touchscreen system, cruise control, keyless entry, and a height-adjustable driver seat.

 

Safety provisions in the Thar Earth Edition consist of dual front airbags, ISOFIX child seat mounts, an electronic stability program (ESP), and rear parking sensors.

 

Powertrain Details

 

 

The Thar's special edition is available from Mahindra with both petrol and diesel engine options.

 

Here are some details of the technical specifications -

 


 

Specification

2-litre Turbo-petrol

2.2-litre Diesel

Power 

152 PS

132 PS

Torque

300 Nm

300 Nm

Transmission

6-speed MT, 6-speed AT

6-speed MT, 6-speed AT

 

The Thar Earth Edition exclusively comes in a 4-wheel-drive (4WD) version. Additionally, Mahindra provides the standard variants of the SUV with a rear-wheel-drive (RWD) option. The Thar RWD variants are equipped with a smaller 1.5-litre diesel engine and the same 2-litre turbo-petrol engine.

 

Price Details

 

The price range for the Mahindra Thar starts from Rs 11.25 lakh and goes up to Rs 17.60 lakh (ex-showroom pan-India).

 

Competitors

 

It serves as an alternative to both the Force Gurkha and the Maruti Jimny.

 

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