Maruti Suzuki, India’s largest passenger car manufacturer has been working on a new small car S-Presso for a very long time now. Maruti has been extensively testing the car and has been spotted testing on Indian roads many times under heavy camouflage. But recently, an image leaked by Autocar India in their magazine revealed how the S-Presso would look like from the front. Now another image has surfaced on the internet that reveals how the S-Presso would look from the rear.
The images of the rear are uploaded by the GaadiWaadi and this time around S-Presso is caught testing in a blue colour. Just like front of the car, S-Presso has a boxy design language at the rear as well. there are not a lot of character lines to be seen. The tail lights are of square shape with indicators and reverse light included in them. A pair of reflectors are also present right above the bumper. The rear bumper is given a black color and it seems like the S-Presso will not be getting body colored bumpers across the range. Another added advantage of this black bumper in this case is that it enhances the micro SUV feel of the car and the ground clearance is also more evident from rear.
Talking about the front of the car, S-Presso is based on the Future S Concept showcased in Delhi Auto Expo earlier. It retains the boxy shape from the Future S Concept. The bonnet line is kept quite high and has almost square shaped headlamps. To give it an SUVish look and feel, Maruti Suzuki has given the front grille a chrome.
Other details that frontal image of S-Presso revealed are big SUV like wheel arches, steels rims instead of alloys and blacked out B-Pillar. turn indicator integrated within the front fender and LED DRLs are also positioned under the headlights. There are no interior images available as of now but they are expected to follow a dark grey theme and It is also expected to get a touchscreen infotainment system.
Maruti Suzuki is not bring in S-Presso to replace any of their existing models, instead they will be sold along with other Maruti models via Arena showrooms. Talking about the engine, S-Presso is expected to come with a petrol engine option which will be the BS6 compliant version of the 1.0 litre , three cylinder K10B unit. This engine will churn out 68 Bhp of power and 90 Nm of torque. S-Presso is likely to get a manual and an AMT transmission and come in four variants. Maruti Suzuki plans to position the car to aim young professionals, college-going students and people who are looking to buy a stylish car as their first vehicle. It is likely to be priced under Rs 5 lakh bracket.