New Maruti Alto with K-Series Engine

Monday 12 July 2010, 00:00 AM by Payal Pathak

Maruti Suzuki is ready to introduce its brand new upgraded model of Maruti Alto powered with the new K-series 1.0L petrol engine next month. The model currently powers A-Star, Zen Estilo and Wagon R models of Maruti Suzuki. It is capable of producing 66 bhp and 90Nm torque. The model is coming out to compete with Chevrolet Spark claiming to deliver a smoother driving experience with the new generation engine. The new engine is very responsive and is extremely smooth and is said to return about 20 kmpl.

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One of the striking pieces of information is that MSIL is not phasing out the 800cc model from the market. The new Maruti Alto model with K-series engine will be available as an option along with the 800cc model that delivers power of 46bhp.

Presently, Maruti Suzuki offers two types of the K-series engines in the Indian market including a 998cc, 3-cylinder engine powering A-Star, Wagon R and Zen Estilo and a 1.2L, 4-cylinder petrol engine powering Maruti Ritz, Swift and Swift Dzire.