Mahindra Thar 700, a piece of history

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Mahindra Thar 700, a piece of history

The new Mahindra Thar 700 2019 is the last of its kind and your only chance to own a piece of history.

The legend of Mahindra Thar started in 1949, when CJ3A, Mahindra’s first ever off-road vehicle was introduced. This led to a revolution in the world of off-roading. In 1953, the introduction of the legendary off-roader CJ3B, cemented its place in the SUV market. This was followed by the birth of the iconic silhouette MM5 40, in 1985. Later in 1995, MM550, the trusted workhorse of army was introduced, followed by Classic 1996, the lifestyle icon of the 1990’s. Major was the last series based on CJ in 2000. In 2006, Mahindra group celebrated its legendary completion of 60 years. In 2010, was when Thar, The Torchbearer of Mahindra’s rich 4*4 legacy was actually introduced followed by Thar refresh, the refreshed off-roader for Thar enthusiasts in 2015. Since its first launch the Mahindra Thar has garnered a very unique set of fans following for its off-road capabilities. It is one of the best powerful off roaders equipped with a soft removable top which makes it very utilitarian.

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The Mahindra Thar 2019 in its current avatar, a must have in every enthusiast’s garage. Apart from the off-road capabilities of Thar, Mahindra has also worked on exterior and interior, carving its own unique identity. Mahindra has continued with the retro styling of Thar but has added some new features like badge of honour with Anand Mahindra’s signature, Special black finish on the grille,  Anti-lock braking system (abs), Exclusive aquamarine & Napoli black exterior colour with 5-spoke alloy wheels, leatherette upholstery in the front row and decals on the side & bonnet.

The Thar 700 aptly marks the 70 years legacy of Mahindra, as its lineage traces back to 1949 when the first Mahindra vehicle was built in India. The Thar with its go anywhere capability is a true-blue off-roader and a typical Mahindra breed that exemplifies the company’s rich 4×4 heritage. The Thar 700, a limited special edition of the iconic brand, will be available in an all new Aquamarine colour, in addition to the popular colour of Napoli Black.

 The Mahindra Thar is available in one variant: CRDe. The Mahindra Thar ex-showroom price in secunderabad starts at Rs 6.77 lakh to Rs.9.99 Lakhs to the CRDe special edition, the Mahindra Thar 700.

The Mahindra Thar CRDe is powered by a 2.5-litre diesel engine that makes 105PS of power and 247Nm of torque. Power is sent to all four wheels via a 5-speed manual transmission. The Thar CRDe has a ground clearance of 200mm. Approach angle stands at 44 degrees, while it has a departure angle of 27 degree. The Thar CRDe, being the top-spec variant, gets AC with heater, windshield demister, clear lens headlamps, multi-directional AC vents, 12V power outlet and independent rear suspensions. It gets wider front seats and a provision of a 2-DIN music system on the dashboard as well.

Visit your nearest Mahindra showroom in Secunderabad to know more and book a Mahindra Thar test drive in Secunderabad. Just ensure you’re visiting an authorized Mahindra dealer in Secunderabad, like Automotive Mahindra, Secunderabad to

The Mahindra Thar is clearly an extension of the 70 years legacy and what Mahindra stands for as a brand. Over the years, it has successfully shaped the lifestyle vehicle segment while being popular with the off-road tribe. Consumers today are looking for a different lifestyle, they seek adventure and fun which the Thar offers like no other brand does. Popular amongst generations of off-road enthusiasts, style seekers and even war veterans, not many vehicles share the same legendary past and iconic status of the Mahindra Thar.

The retro and classic styling is definitely a head turner. The macho look at the front is due to the seven-slat Mahindra family grille, attractive crystal-clear round headlamps, rectangular turn indicators, bumpers and wheel arches.