New 1.6-liter 106bhp Maruti Suzuki SX4 spitting distance away

28/09/2009 - 10:56 | ,  ,   | Shrawan Raja


Maruti will relaunch the Suzuki SX4 with a new 1.6-liter 106 bhp petrol engine that meets the Bharat Stage-IV standards. That makes it just 8 bhp short of the all-new Honda City. Torque would be between 165-175 Nm.

The 106 bhp SX4 will also be offered with an automatic transmission during the upcoming Diwali festive season.  Automatic transmission are beginning to gain popularity in India. Automatics are not preferred by many car buyers in India, but in the premium models, it is compulsory to have one variant of late.

The new Suzuki SX4  will don a slightly revised front grill among many other changes. Its interiors will also be tweaked a little.

The rapidly ageing SX4 gets some additonal muscle, this time from an external source. Maruti has signed Bollywood actor John Abraham as the brand ambassador of the revamped Maruti SX4. John Abraham appeals to both young men and women, who is also the target audience for the SX4.

Source - DWS

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