Maruti Suzuki India Limited has unveiled the Concept Ignis and the Concept Baleno RS on the second day of Delhi Auto Expo 2016. The new fifth-generation platform has also been showcased, which is lighter and more stronger than the currently sold platforms. The other unveil is the new 1.0-litre BoosterJet petrol engine. This is a turbocharged petrol engine that was also revealed at the Geneva Motor Show 2015.
2016 Auto Expo: Maruti Ignis and Baleno RS to be launched this festive season
Mr. Kenichi Ayukawa said, “Concept Ignis and Concept Baleno RS are our two new offerings for India. These will appeal to the third generation Maruti Suzuki customers. The production models of both models will be launched in theNEXA channel and will reinforce our commitment towards constantly introducing aspirational cars that offer a new premium experience to our customers. Using latest and innovative technologies, we aim to meet the design and performance criteria of customers who are seeking vehicles that are friendly to environment and society.”
The Concept Ignis is a smart compact urban concept vehicle built on a new-generation platform. It has high ground clearance, providing drivers with a sense of confidence even on rough roads. Ignis is set to create waves among India’s fast maturing compact car segment. An Urban Blue Concept Ignis, and a Concept Baleno RS, were unveiled by Mr. Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited.