Mahindra has announced that the 2nd gen Thar has crossed 20,000 bookings within a month of its launch. As a result, the waiting period ranges between 5 to 7 months, on select variants. The variants that have particularly surpassed all expectations are Hard Top Automatic & Manual (both in diesel and petrol options), the company added.
Deliveries commenced on November 1st with the Thar #1 delivery to Aakash Minda, the online auction winner. M&M has also planned for mega deliveries of over 500 Thars during the weekend, across the country.
We are overwhelmed with this unprecedented response that the all-new Thar has garnered. I must admit the response has surpassed all our expectations and production capacities. Hence the wait for the all-new Thar will be longer than expected. We sincerely appreciate our customers’ patience and unwavering confidence in us. – Veejay Nakra, CEO, Automotive Division, M&M
“We had planned for a capacity of about 2,000 vehicles per month and are now getting ready to ramp it up to 3,000 by January (2021). This would help us bring down the waiting period to a reasonable timeline,” Mr. Nakra added.