Mahindra launched Thar SUV available in the market couple of years in the past and it shortly turned favorite amongst SUV consumers in India. The Thar nonetheless has a ready interval so long as an yr on it. Thar is a succesful off-roader and we have now seen a number of off-road movies of Mahindra Thar on-line. Volkswagen launched their Taigun SUV in India final yr and is doing fairly effectively. It’s based mostly on the identical platform as Skoda Kushaq and is Volkswagen’s first product below India 2.0 Technique. Right here we have now a video the place Mahindra Thar and Volkswagen Taigun are competing towards one another in a drag race.
The video has been uploaded by Energy On Wheel on their YouTube channel. The video begins with vloggers speaking about technical specification of each the SUVs. They point out that each SUVs belong to completely different class and they’re doing this race only for enjoyable. Mahindra Thar used right here is the diesel computerized whereas the Taigun is the 1.5 TSI model. Mahindra Thar diesel is powered by a 2.2 litre turbocharged mHawk engine that generates 130 Ps and 320 Nm of peak torque.
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The Volkswagen Taigun alternatively has a 1.5 litre turbocharged petrol engine that generates 150Ps and 250 Nm of peak torque. Compared to Volkswagen Taigun, Mahindra Thar is heavier and on paper it has higher energy as effectively. Each the SUVs had been line up for the race. Vlogger was within the Mahindra Thar for the primary two rounds. He mentions within the video that they’ve opted for a highway with no autos on it for security causes.
The race begins and surprisingly, Mahindra Thar is the one to have a greater begin. The Taigun did transfer off the road however, it was not as aggressive because the Thar. Mahindra Thar was within the lead for good period of time. After 70-80 kmph, issues began to vary. Volkswagen Taigun began displaying off its true colors and it easily overtook Mahindra Thar from the opposite lane. By the point each autos touched 100 kmph mark, Volkswagen Taigun was within the lead and it was introduced because the winner of the spherical.
Vlogger’s buddy then mentions that he had not engaged Sport mode in Taigun for the primary spherical and wished to verify the efficiency with the Sport mode on. Each the drivers did the second spherical from the spot the place they ended the primary spherical. All the pieces remained similar, the one distinction was the Sport mode in Taigun. Race began and even that didn’t make a lot of a distinction in Taigun’s efficiency.
Mahindra Thar is getting an excellent quantity of low finish torque which is pushing it off the beginning line quicker. Taigun has a greater high-end efficiency and that’s the reason it overtakes Mahindra Thar after sure level. The design of each the car additionally play an vital position in such race. Taigun additionally had higher energy to weight ratio which helped it in the course of the race.
For the third spherical, driver’s swapped the autos and the vlogger was now driving Taigun. The race begins and similar to first and second spherical, Mahindra Thar was within the lead for a while and after that Taigun took the lead and gained the spherical. Each SUVs carried out fairly effectively and Taigun was introduced because the winner on this race.
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