Maruti to launch first EV in 2020

Maruti to launch first EV in 2020

Maruti to launch first EV in 2020

India's largest vehicle manufacturer, by volume, Maruti Suzuki has finally launched its much awaited hatchback the all-new Swift at the Auto Expo 2018 on February 7. The bookings for the new hatch had started around 20 days back at a token amount of Rs. 11,000 across company authorized dealerships and it already commands a waiting period of 8 weeks.

ConceptFutureS is s a uniquely styled compact auto with distinct SUV like characters and will define the next generation of design for compact vehicles in India. Diesel variants are priced exactly Rs. 1 lakh more than equivalent petrol variants. The petrol variants deliver a mileage of 22kmpl which is 7.8 percent higher than the outgoing model, while the diesel variants return a fuel economy of 28.40kmpl which is almost 12.7 percent more than the precedeing model.

In the petrol engine, the AGS will come in Vxi and Zxi trims, and in the diesel engine, the technology will be available in Vdi and Zdi trims.

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Diesel - LDi: Rs. 5.99 lakhs, VDi: Rs. 6.87 lakhs, VDi AMT: Rs. 7.34 lakhs, ZDi: Rs. 7.49 lakhs, ZDi AMT: Rs. 8.26 lakhs, ZDi +: Rs. 8.29 lakhs. Dual airbags and ABS with EBD and ISOFIX (child seat restraint system) are standard.

Mechanically, the 2018 Maruti Swift continues to be powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine which generates 83bhp of power and 113Nm of torque, and the 1.3-litre diesel engine which generates 75bhp of power and 190Nm of torque.

Built on Suzuki's 5th generation HEARTECT platform, the all-new Swift is wider, compact and with longer wheelbase allowing more cabin space, headroom as well as luggage space. However, the lighter bodyweight offers better performance and fuel efficiency figures. For once, you can have your cake, and eat it too. Bookings for the auto are already on at Maruti's Arena-branded dealerships.

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