Maruti Suzuki has woken up from a slumber and have been launching new models in the market. Till now, Maruti has launched and unveiled a total of 6 models in India and they are not done with the launches yet. It looks like the manufacturer is now working on the next-generation Alto hatchback. The Maruti Alto was recently spotted before launch during a TVC shoot. Here we have another set of spy pictures where we get a clear look on how the rear profile of Maruti Alto looks like.
The images have been shared by motorbeam on their Instagram page. The spy pictures show the next-generation Alto on a flatbed with cover on top of it. It looks like the car was brought to a location as part of the TVC shoot only. This is the production version of the entry level hatchback from Maruti. From what is visible from the spy pictures, it is clear that the Alto has received major design updates. It is not a mere facelift but a completely new product. The design of the next-generation Alto is inspired by the current generation Celerio which got launched last year.
The car seen here gets a shade of Blue which looks beautiful on the car. The rounded tail lamps with integrated turn indicators and reverse gear lamp are clearly visible. Th model however does not get any alloy wheels. The Red and Blue version which was spotted earlier had wheel covers. It is highly unlikely that Maruti would offer alloy wheels with the next-generation Alto. Just like the rear, the front-end of the Alto is also expected to have a rounded design. The car will also offer a decent boot space as seen in the pictures.
Maruti Suzuki Alto is a popular hatchback in Indian market. It has been present in the market for almost a decade and it has always been a strong seller from the manufacturer. Maruti kept on updating this little hatchback in equal intervals. The upcoming Maruti Alto is expected to launched in the coming months. Maruti Alto will compete with cars like Renault Kwid and the updated Maruti S-Presso in the segment.
In terms of features, Maruti is expected to offer a power windows at the front, analog instrument cluster, manual AC and so on. Like many other modern cars, Maruti might also offer a 7 inch touchscreen Smartplay infotainment system which will support Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. in comparison to the outgoing model, the upcoming Alto will be offering a lot more in terms of interior space. It is said that Maruti will be tuning the engine on this hatchback too. The new update will be made to make the engine a lot more fuel efficient. Currently, there is not much information available regarding the engine but, it is expected to be the same 796-cc, three-cylinder, naturally aspirated petrol engine. This engine will be mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The price for the next-gen Alto will be slightly more than what it is for the current version.