Maruti to launch 5 new products over the next two years - Report

30/04/2018 - 13:50 | ,  ,   | Dhruv Saxena

Over the course of the last financial year, Maruti Suzuki sold 1,653,500 units posting a growth of 14.5 % YoY. To maintain this pace in the domestic market, the company intends to launch five new products over the next couple of years.

2018 Maruti Ertiga (five new upcoming Maruti cars in India)
First among the five new Maruti products planned for the Indian market will be the 2018 Maruti Ertiga.

This information was shared by R S Kalsi, Senior Executive Director- Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki India, reports Business Standard. The publication, however, does not specify which new models are part of the five.

As per previous reports, all-new new products planned for the current fiscal year include the 2018 Maruti Ertiga, an Ertiga-based crossover derivative, and the new generation Maruti Wagon R. A 7-seat version of the Wagon R is also in the pipeline. As far as updates of the existing models are concerned, the Ciaz is due in August.

In 2019-20, the next-gen Maruti Alto will touch down. A crossover-like rival to the Renault Kwid previewed by the Maruti Future-S concept is under development, based off the new Alto platform. The Suzuki Vitara has been spotted testing on Indian roads and it could arrive as a rival to the Hyundai Creta in 2019. By this time, mid-cycle changes for the Baleno and the Vitara Brezza would have reached the production line. Maruti is also reported to be planning a revamp for the Celerio (codename: Maruti YNC) this decade.

Maruti Future S Concept front three quarters left side
A production version of the Maruti Future-S concept could see the light of day by 2020.

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Among the upcoming Maruti Cars in India is a Suzuki badged version of the Toyota Corolla Altis. MSIL will sell the sedan as part of the recent agreement signed by the two Japanese giants.

[source - Business Standard]

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