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The Terrain Tackling Mahindra Thar

The Terrain Tackling Mahindra Thar
fijisun.com.fj
April 23
14:29 2016

Mahindra Thar’s core lies in being rugged and tough yet retro and basic making a bold statement both on and off-road trails as well as the tarmac.

Mahindra Thar is powered by a 2.5-litre turbo-diesel engine as a joint result between AVL of Austria and Bosch of Germany.

The unit produces 78 kW power at 3800 r/min and 247 Nm of torque at 1800 r/min, driven to the rear, or all four wheels via a five-speed Borg Warner gearbox with a two-speed transfer case.

In order for the Thar to cope in rough terrain, the torsion bar front and leaf spring rear suspension setup is supplemented by 16-inch wheels.

It has 200 mm of ground clearance, approach angle of 46 degrees, departure angle of 30 degrees and ramp-over angle of 15 degrees.

The charm of owning and driving a Mahindra Thar is not something everyone can connect to.

The Mahindra Thar can easily take you to the roads and destinations where most modern cars cannot.

Thar in an urban environment, definitely attracts a second look for its unique and butch styling—a wide stance, bulging bonnet and immense road presence.

The driving position is impressive and the upright seat gives you a commanding view of the surroundings.

Mahindra Thar gets a good combination of engine, gearbox and chassis.

The 2.5-litre diesel engine has ample grunt for effortless highway cruising.

The percentage of SUV owners who go off the road is negligible but that won’t be the case if you are in the Thar.

In fact, you would want to take your Thar off-roading, and find that the Thar feels very composed off the road.

Throw any kind of terrain at it—loose sand, slush, jungle trail, empty river bed—and the Thar shows what it is capable of. And if you do get stuck, the 4×4 mode comes to help.

Mahindra Thar along with Mahindra’s full line up of vehicle’s are now available from CarCity showroom, located at 88 Jerusalem Road, Nabua, Suva.

All new Mahindra vehicles are backed by a 3 year/100,000km warranty in Fiji.

Source: CARCITY

 

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