In pics: Mahindra unveils new-gen Thar with feature-packed cabin 9 Photos . Updated: 15 Aug 2020, 05:30 PM IST HT Auto Desk 1/9Mahindra has unveiled the next-gen Thar which it says has been completely designed and developed in house and that most components are sourced from within India. 2/9The 2020 Thar gets an addition of a petrol engine, an updated diesel engine, automatic transmission and a contemporary cabin as well as can perform on challenging terrain and testing conditions. 3/9Mahindra will officially launch the new-gen Thar on October 2 with bookings also scheduled to be opened from that date. The new Thar promises to take on more conventional SUVs in the Indian market. 4/9The 2020 Thar will be offered with two engine options - 2.0-litre mStallion TGDi petrol engine and a 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine. 5/9The new Thar has an unladen ground clearance of 226 mm. Mahindra claims that it can wade water as deep as 650 mm. 6/9The seven-inch infotainment screen inside the new Thar supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and is claimed to be drizzle proof. 7/9The 2020 Thar will offer three roof options. Apart from Hard Top and Soft Top, there would also be a segment-first Convertible Top. 8/9Thar 2020 will come in two variants - AX and LX. These are the highlights of the Thar LX variant. 9/9The 2020 Mahindra Thar AX variant is oriented more towards the enthusiasts. These are the highlights of this variant.