Maruti cracks 10 lakh mark for its K Series engine

07/07/2011 - 09:59 | ,  ,   | Kaustubh Shinde

One of the most successful engines in Maruti Suzuki’s history has cracked yet another milestone. The country’s largest auto manufacturer has managed to roll out ten lakh K series engines within three years.

Maruti Suzuki K Series engineThis engine is almost the heart of Maruti Suzuki powering numerous cars under its portfolio such as WagonR, A Star Swift, Estilo, Ritz and Alto-K10.

First launched in 2008 under the bonnet of the A star, the K series received a phenomenal response from the Customers. So Maruti decided to make the K series ‘The Petrol Engine’ for their cars.

Manufactured in Gurgaon, the 3- and 4-cylinder engines, according to MSIL, is developed to give you maximum fuel efficiency without compromising on the performance.

The K series will also find a new home in the much new Swift and possibly the compact Dzire based on the new Swift. However, Maruti still uses Fiat’s Multijet technology when it comes to powering their diesel cars

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