Maruti Suzuki S-Cross expected to be launched soon in India

Monday 14 July 2014, 18:23 PM by

Maruti Suzuki first displayed the S-Cross at the 2014 Auto Expo event held in Delhi. At the event the car reminded visitors of the good old car Suzuki Grand Vitara. The yet to be launched S-Cross would be the first attempt by the India’s largest carmaker to gain a footing in the crossover segment. Reportedly, Maruti Suzuki has also been working on the latest stylish sedan named Ciaz for the Indian market. As for the S-Cross launch, it is anticipated to be put up for grabs sometime in 2015.

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.

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Maruti Suzuki S-Cross expected to belaunched soon in India

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.

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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