Maruti Suzuki 800 is an iconic car and marked many of its firsts when it was launched in the Indian market. It was the first front-wheel-drive vehicle to be launched in the Indian market and it changed the market scenario completely. It was also one of the cars that remained in the production for the longest time. It was launched in 1983 and was discontinued in 2014. Even six years after its discontinuation, you will find numerous examples of well-maintained Maruti Suzuki 800 in India. Many of them are modified and look extremely good with modern features. Here is one such modified Maruti Suzuki 800 that now gets modern-day features. Here are the details.
The video made by Dajish P. shows an extensively modified Maruti Suzuki 800 that also has numerous new parts all over. The front of the car gets a new look with the multiple horizontal slats. The grille also encloses the headlamps that look very modern and get projector lenses. Both the headlamps have circular LED DRLs that add a unique identity and look to the hatchback. Down below, the bumpers have been made as per the requirement of the car owner and are heavily customised. The bumper gets a mesh grill and there is a bumper splitter too. The bonnet has pins for quick release, which is something used in the modification circuits to pop up the hood and show the modified engine.
The side profile of this modified Maruti Suzuki 800 looks quite interesting as it also gets flared wheel arches and wide aftermarket tyres with negative camber. It adds an aggressive look to the car. The flared wheel arches add a wide-body look to the 800 and make it look very aggressive.
At the rear, there are a number of changes including new tail lamps and a new cycle rack. Apart from that, there is a badge from “Carbon Racing” on the car. It also gets an electric sunroof, which is quite big in size. The rear bumper gets a mesh integration and there are dual exhaust pipes coming out.
The biggest changes in the car are inside the cabin. While the dashboard is stock and there is no additional equipment installed, the seats and the door panels are all red now. It looks extremely good and sporty. The seats are racing bucket types and even the manual gearshift lever is from Sparco. There is an even a bass tube installed in the car, which ensures proper beats and bass notes.
It is not known if there are any changes done to the engine but it does sound much different from the stock one, especially because of the exhaust. The total cost of the modifications are not known but it seems like a lot of money. Nonetheless, this all-black 800 will surely turn a lot of eyes on the roads.