Maruti Suzuki launches the S-Presso compact car; the price starts at Rs 3.69 lakh, Auto News, ET Auto
New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki launched the SUV-inspired S-Presso compact car in India starting at Rs 3.69 lakh, with the top variant priced at Rs 4.91 lakh (ex-showroom) .
Built with an investment of Rs 640 crore, the product has 98% localization. This car is derived from the Future S concept presented at Auto Expo 2018.
The S-Presso boasts a rugged design and premium features and being a compact model, brings freshness to the class, says the automaker.
As Maruti Suzuki claims, more than 10 safety features, including the fifth-generation Heartect platform, make this car the best safety model in its class, while it comes with a standard-compliant powertrain. BS-VI issue.
Available in six different exterior color options, the mini SUV comes with an aggressive blackened front fascia, thick bumper, while sporty-looking wheels and a compact but sculpted side profile add to the car’s appeal, says Marut Suzuki. Moving to the rear, it gets compact tail lights.
In addition, the car comes with two different customization packages namely Expedition and Energetic.
Inside the cabin, Maruti Suzuki says it benefits from an elevated seating position, entry and ease of passenger access, while providing best-in-class space for occupants. of the second row. The car has a turning radius of 4.5 meters.
For the power source, the S-Presso receives a 1.0-liter K10 engine meeting future BS-VI emission standards and available with manual transmission and AGS. The engine produces 68 hp of power and 90 Nm of torque. In addition, this engine offers a mileage of 21.7 kmpl in the Vxi and Vxi + versions, while the Std and Lxi versions offer 21.4 kmpl of fuel consumption, as claimed by Maruti Suzuki.
With the launch of the S-Presso, the automaker now has eight BS-VI compliant cars in its portfolio.
Commenting on the car’s launch, Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director and CEO of Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said: âThe entry-level compact segment needed a fresh and bold car. That’s why the Maruti Suzuki S-Presso.
The company also informed that in addition to selling the car in the domestic market, it will also be exported to Latin America, Africa and ASEAN countries.