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Old 7th January 2009, 12:48   #46
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Hi DK,

I think your jeep looks more cute in balck wheels. Did you try those steel wheels in balck colour? Give a try in photo shope and c how the difference between the silver and balck?

sadiq.

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can anyone photoshop the Thar and make it look nicer and post the photos here. i will email them to mahindra design department!

photoshop the Thar eh, sure.While I'm working on that, please post your comments on the redesigned scorpio.
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This review says it has lockable diffs, that's news to me.

Indiacar.com - Mahindra Legend
You misread it. From the article "[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][SIZE=2]but the Legend would be a far more potent machine with
a set of on/off-road tyres and lockable differentials.[/SIZE][/FONT]"
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Oops! I stand corrected.
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Hi RPM,

If you want people to observe the redesigned Scorpio, I think its best at the below mentioned thread which you already have posted on.. This particular thread is for a JEEP.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/suvs-m...ml#post1119878

Thanks and regards,

Cheers !!!!!

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Mahindra launched the Legend which is basically an army mm550 with alloys/radials/extra lights and a winch. At about 7 lakhs a piece, Mahindra sold all of them. I don't see any issues with selling the Thar at about the same price.
They made 60 and sold all of them,..yes you are right !!
But is that enough for a assembly line to be feasable.
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They made
Actually they assembled it from the good/bad bits and pieces from different models. No separate R&D went into it.

You can build a Legend too.
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M&M is very good at fooling people with vehicles like "Legend"!

lets see how many more become fool by getting "invited" to buy Thar by M&M!

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lets see how many more become fool by getting "invited" to buy Thar by M&M!
I have my check ready. Waiting for a call from Anand Mahindra.
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I have my check ready. Waiting for a call from Anand Mahindra.
addict that was damn quick!
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well i guess this is it.....cant get it!

have to build it....the THAR!

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Thats the spirit. Waiting for another MM restoration / personalization thread.

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Mahindra launched the Legend which is basically an army mm550 with alloys/radials/extra lights and a winch. At about 7 lakhs a piece, Mahindra sold all of them. I don't see any issues with selling the Thar at about the same price.
I see issues where people who want more value for money and bang for buck would not be able to afford this.

The Legend was not value for money at all.

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They made 60 and sold all of them,..yes you are right !!
But is that enough for a assembly line to be feasable.
It is feasible as they sold it for about 7L. They must be selling the MM550 XDP to the Army for around 4L. Adding alloys and some lights they sold it for a good margin on "invitation".

I agree that MM should just sell the MM550XDP with some sensible 4x4 options at a VFM price.
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I see issues where people who want more value for money and bang for buck would not be able to afford this.

The Legend was not value for money at all.
Depends on whose perspective you are looking at. It was definitely value for money for Mahindra.

I also think that Mahindra was able to sell it as a collectors car because the MM540 has been discontinued. If one could still order a stock MM550 XDB from the dealer, I doubht many people would pay 2 lakhs more for alloys/winch and fog lights.

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parm, though i'm not a huge fan of the Thar for it odd looks, color, oversized tyres. but if you are considering a transformation from MM540 to the Thar, the pictures might help.
Attachment 85853

OTHERWISE, have a look at this. this was an export product of M&M for Australia. for this you will need a 4X4 CL340/CJ340/Classic/Cj3B.


picture courtesy- caradvice.co.au.
Plenty of these classic come up on ebay.co.uk for a couple hundred pounds. Shame it would cost so much to ship one to india and get it past customs. Is there any chance of getting one in as scrap ? There is one no ebay right now (# 260341468659), current bid is 127. Mahindra Register is a UK forum devoted to Mahindra Jeeps.

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cl340/classic/cj3b have faded into past....its time for 540/550 to be bought and modded as per individual taste and needs.

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cl340/classic/cj3b have faded into past....its time for 540/550 to be bought and modded as per individual taste and needs.

cheers:

What makes you think the CL340/Classic/CJ3b have faded into the past?
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