Stylish Maruti Suzuki Stingray - Smart Wagon R's cousin

Tuesday 22 July 2014, 08:13 AM by

Maruti Suzuki Stingray is often overlooked in the hatchback segment, some who know it, often relate it as the younger sibling of Wagon R. The Wagon R hatchback has been quite popular in the Indian market primarily due to its presence in the Indian market for over a decade now. Whereas, the Stingray has also been present in the country for a while, but relatively is newer in comparison to the Wagon R hatchback.

Stylish Maruti Suzuki Stingray - Smart Wagon R
Stylish Maruti Suzuki Stingray - Smart Wagon R's cousin

Maruti Suzuki Stingray is powered by the same 1.0 Litre three cylinder K-series engine. The refined engine generates about 68 PS of power with a peak torque of 90 Nm. The K series engine has been successful with the current lot of Maruti hatchbacks. Technical specifications for the car are similar to the older Wagon R, the only difference here would be cosmetic upgrades. The Maruti Suzuki Stingray has been designed to appeal for the younger crowd.

Starting with the interiors, the Stingray sports a dual tone Grey-beige shade on the plastic upholstery. Audio controls are back-light and have been steering mounted for easy navigation through the play-list. The instrument cluster is illuminated with a blue back-light to give you a sportier feel. The AC vents has also received a dash of Chrome that gels well with the dual tone interior combination. Moreover, the vehicle sounds an alert every time you forget to take your keys out post parking.

Stylish Maruti Suzuki Stingray - Smart Wagon R's cousin

On the exterior front, the Stingray sports a brighter and sportier projector headlamp. The front grills are sleeker and are complimented with large air-dam that lends it a stunner look. The bumpers look bigger and is mated well with the side skirting. One things that brings out its style in true sense is the abundant use of Chrome on the vehicle. Grayish-silver 14 inch alloy wheel brings out the raw instinct that may appeal to youth on a large scale.

For now, the Stingray is not available with fuel alternatives and comes only in a petrol variant. The hatchback is definitely a good choice for all the interesting features it comes with. Bolder, sportier and upmarket feel is what you can expect from this car.

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