Maruti Suzuki had introduced its concept car – Maruti A Star earlier at the Delhi Auto Expo this year. The car shall be launched in October this year in India. Maruti is all set to roll out its A-Star model from its Manesar plant in Gurgaon.
The new model shall be powered with 1.0 litre petrol engine initially. It shall also be Euro IV and Euro V compliant which would lend it an added advantage. The car shall be exported to European markets later in January next year. Europe is the main market for Suzuki and A-Star concept car has been specially designed keeping in mind demands of European customers which are seeking more eco-friendly car models.
It shall later introduce its diesel version of the car which would have second generation of diesel engine. It has already launched diesel version of Maruti Swift and the fifth global car from Maruti Suzuki shall be later powered with a more eco-friendly diesel engine.
The current model of A-Star to roll out in October shall be font engines with front wheel drive with a 1.0 litre K-series engine. It shall 205/47 R17 tyres and 5 speed manual transmission. It shall have a 2360mm wheelbase, length 3580mm, breadth 1680mm and height 1400mm.