Maruti Suzuki S-Cross may steal limelight in crossover segment post launch

Monday 30 June 2014, 10:33 AM by

S-Cross has been one of the most anticipated crossover from Maruti Suzuki’s production line. The first glimpse of S-Cross was first seen at the 2014 Auto Expo event held in Delhi. On first look, the car reminded visitors at the event, of the good old car Suzuki Grand Vitara. As per latest updates another much awaited Ciaz sedan from Maruti Suzuki production line is due to be launched sometime in July this year. As for the S-Cross launch, it is anticipated to be put up for grabs sometime in 2015.

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross features a good amount of ground clearance, this seems to be coming from the generation old trend that the car-maker had been following. The car comes with some distinctive styling and looks a bit mature in this segment. The S-Cross displayed at the recently held Auto Expo event has received an impressive 5-star Euro NCAP rating for its overall safety. Pricing for the car has not been revealed for now by the Indian car-maker and it is anticipated that it may be revealed post the car goes on sale at a later date.

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Maruti Suzuki S-Cross may steal limelight in crossover segment post launch

The car is expected to be powered with 1.6 litre petrol engine which is capable of delivering 120 PS of power with 156 Nm of torque. It is anticipated that S-Cross may also be available in a diesel version powered by Fiat's 1.6-litre MultiJet engine. The current version that was unveiled at Auto Expo 2014 seems to be similar to the one showcased at the Geneva Motor Show.

Exact technical specifications have not been revealed for now and may be spoken in detail at a later date. As per sources, along with the two wheel drive option, the SX4 S-Cross is also expected to be an all 4 wheeled drive. Its fairly powered engine shall be mated to a 6 speed gearbox. The interior of this car is fairly decent and comes with abundant leg and head room. Officials from Maruti Suzuki India, said, “'The S-Cross is an outcome of this deliberation to create a new segment which is a natural upgrade for any car owner.”

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