New Maruti Suzuki Wagon R bookings commence

New Maruti Suzuki Wagon R bookings commence New Maruti Suzuki Wagon R
author image Nikhil Puthran
Monday 14 January 2019, 20:27 PM

The country’s largest car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki has started accepting bookings for the new gen Maruti Suzuki Wagon R in India at a token amount of Rs 11,000 ahead of its India launch on 23 January 2019. Interested customers can book online or approach the nearest dealership. The new model will offer more space and better safety features over its predecessor.

Under the hood, the top spec variant will be offered with a bigger 1.2-litre, four-cylinder engine which generates 82bhp of power and 115Nm of torque. This is the same engine which powers the Swift and the Ignis. The lower variants will continue to be powered by the 1.0-litre, three-cylinder petrol engine. The new-gen Wagon R will be available in manual and AMT options. As for safety, the upcoming model will offer dual front airbags and ABS with EBD as standard.

As for the interior, the new Wagon R will get a dual-tone theme and beige and brown upholstery. The new model gets a revised instrument cluster and a touchscreen in the top spec version. The top spec version spied on test also features a 12V phone charging socket, electrically adjustable mirrors, four power windows, manual air conditioning and a multifunction steering wheel. Known for its practicality, the new Wagon R is also expected to offer additional pockets for knick-knacks, cup and bottle holders.

As seen in spied images, the new Wagon R will get large headlamps and vertically stacked taillamps on the C-Pillar. The top spec version features chrome elements around the fog lamps, inside headlamps and a rear defogger and wiper. It will also get a roof-integrated spoiler with high mounted stop lamps. The front grille has been redesigned and it now gets a black air intake on the new bumper.

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