Maruti Suzuki, the biggest car manufacturer in India recently launched the XL6 in the market. Even in the slowdown, the manufacturer is working to launch new products in the market to keep the line-up attractive and fresh for the customers, Maruti will keep launching new cars in the market. The entry-level hatchback, S-Presso will be launched in the market to take on the likes of Renault Kwid and Tata Tiago and the car has been spotted testing on the roads too.
According to ACI, the all-new S-Presso get four variants. Earlier, it was revealed that the new hatchback will be sold through the Arena dealership network of the brand. It will be positioned around the Wagon-R in the market and will be designed to attract young buyers. The all-new S-Cross is based on the Future-S concept, which was first showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo in India.
The all-new car will be powered by the same 1.0-litre K10 engine that is available with the Alto K10. It will be BS6 compliant and the higher-end variants will offer the Automated Manual Transmission (AMT), which has now become an optional feature in all of the entry-level Maruti Suzuki cars. The engine is expected to produce a similar 68 Bhp and peak torque of 90 Nm.
The all-new S-Presso will be priced at around Rs 3.3 lakh, ex-showroom and will be targetted at the youngsters. The design of the all-new car will be SUV-inspired. The heavily camouflaged vehicle, which was spotted testing reveals that it will get a tall-boy design with elements like flared wheel arches. It will give a brutish look to the car, which is currently in trend. Earlier, a marketing brief of the S-Presso revealed that the car will be designed in a stylish manner, which will further attract the young car buyers.
The cabin of the S-Presso, especially the top-end variant will come with a host of features including the SmartPlay infotainment system. Also, the mandatory safety kit including the front airbag(s), ABS+EBD, rear parking sensors, speed warning and seatbelt reminder will be available with the car. On the outside, the all-new car will get a full-body plastic cladding, 15-inch alloy wheels, and large LED headlamps. Even the rear lamps are expected to get LEDs.
Maruti Suzuki is likely to open the official bookings in coming weeks. The official price announcement of the car will happen on 30th September. Earlier, Maruti Suzuki launched the XL6, which became the first 6-seater vehicle in the Nexa line-up. Maruti Suzuki is also expected to launch the new Brezza, which will be a petrol-powered vehicle. Also, the manufacturer is planning to bring in the all-new Vitara and the all-new Jimny, which will be sold as the Gypsy replacement in the Indian market.