Mahindra is gearing up to launch the 5-door Thar in India in 2024. While we’ve enough details about its exterior design, we finally get to have a seek peak at its dashboard layout undisguised.
Going by the leaks, the 5-door Thar will feature a dual-tone black-&-brown colour scheme instead of existing Thar’s all-black theme. The SUV is also expected to feature a larger infotainment system, possibly a 10-inch unit with new user interface and more features. However, the air con vents, HVAC controls, and the row of toggle switches at the bottom will remain unchanged.
Mahindra Thar 5-Door – What Else Do We Know About?
The earlier leaked spy shots also confirmed the pressence of front central armrest and rear AC vents for added convenience. The SUV is also expected to sport a new instrument cluster with larger MID, all-LED lighting system and a single-pane electric sunroof. Mahindra will offer the extended Thar only in the fixed-type metal hardtop roof guise.
Underneath the hood, the extended Mahindra Thar is expected to retain the ongoing 2-litre turbo-petrol and 2.2-litre turbo-diesel engines, paired with 6-speed manual and automatic transmission options. It will also be offered with an optional 4WD.
Expected Launch and Competitors
Expect Mahindra to launch the 5-door Thar in the first half of 2024. Once launched, it will take on the upcoming Force Gurkha 5-door version.