New Suzuki Alto to Make Debut

Saturday 09 August 2008, 00:00 AM by Rishi

Pictures of new Alto have been released by Suzuki that would make its debut at the Paris Auto Show which would be held between 02-19 October 2008. The new car has been developed on the A-star concept that was developed in collaboration with Suzuki's Indian subsidiary, Maruti Suzuki. The global version shall go on sales in Europe from December 2008.

New Suzuki Alto to Make Debut

Maruti Suzuki shall manufacture two versions of this car at its Manesar plant in India. The global version for the car shall be sourced from Japan itself while the Indian model would be a low cost version. However, both the cars shall have the latest Euro-5 compliant 1.0L aluminium petrol engine with CO2 emissions less than 109 g/km.

New Suzuki Alto to Make Debut

The current Indian version of Alto has an 800cc engine which is known to be one of the most fuel efficient cars. Maruti Alto is one of the most successful models from Maruti where the company has already sold more than one million units since its debut in 2000.