This modified Mahindra Thar goes by the name of Archer

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Modified Mahindra Thar Archer (2)

This is yet another addition to the list of modified cars in India. Car enthusiasts seem to have a thing for the Thar and so we find weekly updates in our inbox about modified version of the SUV from Mahindra. As mentioned here is another piece of arty Thar created by Abhishek Somani. The guy took almost two years and spent near around INR 10 Lakhs to get this Thar on its wheels; he calls it the Archer-Muscle Truck Concept. Have a look!

Also read This modified Mahindra Thar pokes you right in the eye

Modified Mahindra Thar Archer (3)

Abhishek has sent us the in-depth details of his creation which are as follows –

Exterior work

  • No alteration to the chassis and front windscreen
  • Full body re-fabricated using sheet metal by skilled labor
  • Roof line lowered by 6″ appx
  • OEM type bonnet and boot with strengthening frame inside
  • Bonnet height increased by 10″ appx
  • Width of car increased by 6″ appx
  • Door length increased by 6″ appx
  • Custom door handle for opening (exterior)
  • Larger ORVMs
  • Door glass, sunroof glass (fixed) and rear windscreen re-fabricated using toughened glass
  • Changed bonnet to front opening
  • Boot opens up in two parts – open up and drop down
  • Custom designed bumpers (front and rear)
  • Rock slider type foot stepper
  • Custom paint job (matte finish)
  • Engine bay insulation

Modified Mahindra Thar Archer (6)

Interior work

  • Dashboard redesigned in metal (driver centric) genuine leather (black)
  • New seats (height adjustable)
  • Black upholstery (leatherette)
  • Center arm-rest with storage space
  • Custom designed door opener (interior)
  • Custom designed door handle with armrest
  • Power window and central lock system
  • Hand Break shifted to driver side
  • Roof Mounted Switch panel (for lights)
  • Aftermarket steering wheel
  • Sports Pedals
  • Custom gear shift knob
  • Pioneer double din music system (Screen angle adjustable) with detachable mouth piece
  • Reverse camera
  • Rockford Fosgate component speakers kit
  • Sound damping, insulation, carpeting and floor matting
  • Electronic switch for fuel lid opening
  • Manual switch for boot opening

Modified Mahindra Thar Archer (16)

Performance/Functionality

  • Aftermarket projector headlamps
  • Aftermarket tail lamps
  • Fog light (front bumper)
  • Roof lights
  • Integrated LED bar
  • DieselTronic tuning box
  • Fibre leaf springs (rear)
  • Gas Shock Absorbers (all 4)
  • Performance exhaust (divided using V)
  • Maxxis Bighorn tyre
  • Steel rims

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The Archer is a package that has been put with a lot of interesting bits onboard, but there are some that could be avoided. Even if it is wrapped in all fabricated metal sheets it still does look like it is out of the Lego factory; to each his own. Do let us know what you folks think about the Archer through the comments section below!

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