India's largest utility vehicle manufacturer and seller Mahindra has introduced their next-generation Scorpio recently. Their most popular off-roader has been their Thar. It is a unique vehicle that mixes retro styling with modern technology.
Recently the Pro-Kabaddi league was concluded, which was a huge hit in India. The Most Valuable Player at this years tournament was Anup Kumar. Mahindra decided to felicitate India's most successful Kabaddi Champion.
Pravin Shah, Chief Executive, Automotive Division and International Operations (AFS), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. commented, "It is my pleasure to felicitate Anup today with the Mahindra Thar. At Mahindra we are proud to be associated with a sport that is synonymous with the tough and rugged DNA of our products and this felicitation signifies the association of two strong entities."
He further added, "Kabaddi clearly resonates with our brand, the Thar, which is a popular choice amongst lifestyle seekers and adventure enthusiasts alike. The Thar is an extension of the Mahindra legacy and is an ideal vehicle for India's popular Kabaddi champion, Anup, who, with his explosive performance at the recently concluded Pro-Kabaddi League, has personified the Mahindra Thar attitude and is now all set to make a personalized statement with the vehicle."
Mahindra Thar is available in India as a 2WD and 4WD option. The off-roader ranges from INR 4,82,000 to INR 7,49,000 ex-showroom, New Delhi. It sports a 2523 cc diesel mill and the engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. It is capable of producing 63 bhp of maximum power, along with 182.5 Nm of peak torque. Mahindra claims their That can deliver rule efficiency of 13 kpl.