One of the best-selling off-road SUVs in India, Mahindra Thar is being prepared to be offered in an updated version in the country. The updated news is that the next-gen Mahindra Thar is in the works and will be based on a new platform. According to the reports, the next-gen Mahindra Thar will be the first SUV by the automaker to utilize the all-new platform by Mahindra that will make the off-roader slightly longer than the current model.
Mahindra is currently busy in developing the new platform to comply with the new crash test regulations which will come into effect from October 1, 2019. The automaker will later introduce other SUVs based on the same platform. The upcoming Mahindra Thar will also feature a BS-VI compliant engine and will be more refined and have good highway cruising capability. The off-roader will also upgrade the body to meet the upcoming crash test norms.