Maruti Suzuki has been wanting to enter the LCV segment for a long time. Their LCV, the Carry and the Super Carry have been spotted testing multiple times over the past few years. Finally, Maruti has gone ahead and launched the Super Carry LCV in India.
The Tata Ace rival has only been launched in Ahmedabad, Ludhiana and Kolkata as of now. The reason behind the launch in phases is that Maruti is going to setup all new dealership network for their LCVs. Pricing for the Super Carry starts at Rs 4.01 lakhs in Kolkata. It will only be available in diesel avatar. The same 800 cc engine that does duty on the Celerio will be doing duty on the Super Carry as well. It will however produce only 32 Bhp and 75 Nm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission and is capable of reaching a top speed of 80 kmph. Fuel economy figures are at 22.07 km/l.
The Super Carry has a payload of 750 kgs. In terms of standard equipment, the Super Carry gets a mobile charging socket, odometer, trip meter, digital clock, a spare wheel and a provision for a stereo system.