Maruti unveils three concept carsMaruti unveils its three concept cars at the Auto Expo
Apnaloan.com Research Bureau
10 Jan 2008
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL) unveiled three concept cars, the A-Star, the Splash and the D-segment Kizashi at the 9th Auto Expo 2008, announcing its intention to be present in every segment of the global car market.
The car, which has a 996 cc, 3-cylinder engine, has been developed jointly with Suzuki Motor Corporation and two young engineers at MSIL, Mr Rajesh Gogu and Mr Saurabh Singh who have worked on the design.
It is due to go into production at MSIL's Manesar plant later this year and is intended primarily for export to Europe though it will also be launched in the Indian market.
The Splash, a compact car, has been launched in Europe, and is expected to be launched in India some time next year.
The 2L Kizashi is positioned as an athletic, sporty and aggressive car and will also be launched in the US.