Maruti Suzuki has crafted a world class SUV in affordable and named it all new Maruti XA Alpha SUV which unveiled at 2012 Auto Expo on January 6, New Delhi expected to go on sale by 2015 priced between Rs 7 Lakhs to Rs 10 lakhs. It stands close to Mahindra XUV500, Honda CR-V and Renault Duster. How ever no words of pricing and release date but get sure it’s coming within 2 years in affordable price.
All wheel drive (AWD)
Front Wheel Drive(FWD)
The five seater, Maruti XA Alpha expected to be powered by a K-Series Diesel engine come in Front Wheel Drive(FWD) and All wheel drive (AWD) variants and Wheelbase: 2500 mm, Length: 4000 mm, Width: 1900 mm and Height: 1600 mm. It is expected to hit the road by 2013 in price tag around 10 Lakh in India.
The Managing Director and CEO of Maruti Suzuki, Mr. Shinzo Nakanishi said: “India is set to become one of the top automobile markets of the world. This may become evident as early as the next Delhi Auto Expo. Maruti Suzuki will lead India’s automobile growth and evolution by strengthening its compact car portfolio, entering new segments and creating new product categories across fuel options”.
He added: “The Concept XAα is designed for a market of customers with a young urban lifestyle. This Concept showcases the unified R&D efforts of Suzuki and Maruti which will be a big asset for us in India in the future”.
In XAα, the ‘Alpha’ represents trendiness and newness that the youth connect to. The ‘A’ signifies that this compact, 4 metre long concept, is designed for customers wishing to enter the utility vehicle segment. The ‘X’ denotes Cross-over category.” according to Maruti.
At last I would like to say that upcoming Maruti XA Alpha is coming to rule the SUV market. Now what more you want from Maruti? Please be open to give your view.