The Maruti S-Presso has been spied once again ahead of its official launch on 30 September 2019. This is going to be Maruti Suzuki's first new entry-level car in 7 seven years and it will retail alongside the Alto K10 in the company's line-up.
The Maruti S-Presso features with a very fairly rugged design. It has a high-raised, flat bonnet which comprises squarish headlamps and Maruti Vitara Brezza-inspired grille at the front. Though the headlamp units are halogen to keep the costing under check, it gets LED strip fog lamps in the higher-spec models. Other than that, the black plastic cladding all around along with the blacked-out bumpers gives it a slightly muscular appeal.
Previous report revealed that it will be made available in a total of nine configurations including STD (O), LXi, LXi (O), VXi, VXi (O), VXi +, VXi AGS, VXi (O) AGS, VXi+ AGS. Its top-spec VXi+ variants will be kitted with features such as 7.0-inch SmartPlay Studio infotainment system with voice recognition, steering-mounted audio controls, rear parcel tray, body-coloured ORVMs and door handles and a 12V-volt accessory socket. The lower-spec variants will utilize tiny 13-inch wheels, while the higher-spec ones will roll on bigger, 14-inch wheels and will also come with wheel covers.
In terms of dimensions, the upcoming Maruti S-Presso measures 3,665 mm in length, 1,520 mm in width and 1,549 mm (with 13-inch wheels)/1,564 mm (with 14-inch wheels) in height. It has a wheelbase of 2,380 mm, and its gross weight is 1,170 kg. It will pack safety features such as ABS, driver-side airbag, rear parking sensors, seat belt reminders and a speed alert system as standard. Under the hood, it will have a BS-VI K10B 1.0-litre petrol K10B engine tuned to delivers 68 PS power and 90 Nm torque. The engine will be mated to a standard 5-speed MT or an optional 5-speed AMT. Expect Maruti Suzuki to introduce a CNG powered S-Presso at a later stage.
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