The Mahindra Thar is one of the most popular SUVs in the country and remains in the spotlight always. It’s one of the cars with the highest waiting period as well. But this time, the news is that the new Mahindra Thar met with an accident in North Goa. As per one of the famous media portals, the Thar rolled over four times after rushing into a wall while overtaking.
Looking at the images, we see that the accident was horrible and the vehicle’s body was badly damaged. But, fortunately, all the occupants in the Thar were safe thanks to Mahindra’s good build quality. A guy who was inside the car during the accident said that the Mahindra Thar was a test drive vehicle from the showroom and was driven properly carefully. And since they were wearing seatbelts during the ride, everyone sitting in the vehicle was safe after such a fatal accident, and only he got a cut on his hand.
Mahindra Thar Rolls Over 4 Times While Overtaking in North Goa
It’s worth noting here that the Mahindra Thar received widespread acclaim after receiving a commendable 4-star rating in the Global NCAP crash tests. The SUV was developed in-house and received 12.52 points out of a possible 17 for adult occupant protection and 41.11 points out of a possible 49 for child occupant protection.
This is the second-highest rating for child safety among the top 10 safest cars in India. The safety features offered in the new model of Mahindra Thar include dual airbags, a roll cage, ABS and rear parking sensors as standard, while the top-spec model gets Electronic Stability Protection (ESP) as well.
If we talk about the technical specifications of Mahindra Thar, the SUV is available with two engine options: a 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine and a 2.0-litre turbocharged mStallion petrol engine. The mHawk130 DOHC 16-valve diesel engine is good for a maximum power of 130 BHP with a peak torque of 300 Nm.
Coming to the petrol option, the mStallion150 T-GDi DOHC 16-valve petrol engine generates a maximum power of 150 BHP along with an utmost torque of 320 Nm. Both engines are available with a 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic gearbox options.
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