Maruti Suzuki re-introduces old gen Wagon R LPG

02/08/2010 - 05:54 | ,  ,  ,  ,   | Shrawan Raja

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

With development of the new Wagon R's LPG variant taking longer than expected, Maruti Suzuki has decided to re-introduce the LPG version of the older generation Wagon R till the time the new one's good to take over. The demand for the Wagon R LPG has been good forcing the company to bring back this variant from its grave. Dubbed Wagon R Duo, the vehicle runs on both petrol and LPG and contributed to 20-22% of the Wagon R's sales earlier. The Duo is priced at Rs 3.68 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) Chief General Manager (Marketing) Shashank Srivastava -
We are now selling the 'Duo' and it will continue till the LPG variant of the new WagonR is ready. The work on new LPG is going on. The R&D team has just started the work and it is unlikely that the LPG variant will be ready in this fiscal.
The company, on the discontinuation of the Wagon R Duo earlier this year, remarked that the re-introduction of a LPG Wagon R would depend on market demand. Source - Hindustan Times

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