- The first unit of the second-generation Mahindra Thar has been auctioned for ₹1.11 Crores.
- First owner of the first unit of second-gen Mahindra Thar will be Mr. Akash Minda.
- The proceedings of the auction to go to the COVID-19 relief fund.
Mahindra has recently announced the bidding for the first unit of the second generation Mahindra Thar for a noble cause. With a reserve price of ₹25 Lakh on the first day of bidding started and the highest bidding amount on that same day reached to ₹80 Lakh mark. However, on the last day, Akash Minda, CEO of Spark Minda won the bidding at ₹92.50 Lakh. The highest bidder, meanwhile, also got the opportunity to choose the color and variants of the second-generation Mahindra Thar of his choice. However, the bidding amount on the other hand will be donated to the Swadesh Foundation for the COVID-19 relief and recovery program.
The second generation Mahindra Thar comes with a 2.0L Petrol and 2.2L Diesel engine. The 2.0L petrol engine produces 152BHP of power and 300 Nm of torque . Meanwhile, the 2.2L diesel engine produces 132BHP of power along with a peak torque of 300 Nm.
Inside the cabin, the 2020 Mahindra Thar comes with a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, cruise control, steering mounted controls, MID for the instrument cluster and roof-mounted speakers. Meanwhile, the infotainment display on the all-new Mahindra Thar is also compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Safety features such as dual airbags, ABS with EBD, hill start assist, ISO-FIX child seat, etc are also there on the Mahindra Thar.