Take A Look At the list of upcoming new cars in the Indian market in the next 12 months
India’s largest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki is aiming to launch a range of new cars in the next the next 2 years. Take a look at the list of top 6 Maruti cars launching in India within 1 year –
– Maruti Swift RS
India’s most loved hatchback – Maruti Swift will soon receive a performance oriented version. It was speculated that the Swift Sport will come to India; that didn’t happen. This model will be expensive for the Indian market. The Swift RS will be powered by a 1.0-litre Boosterjet petrol engine that also powers the Baleno RS. Paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox, this engine churns out 100bhp of power and 150Nm of torque.
Expected Launch – Early 2019
– New Maruti Ertiga
The company will launch the new-generation Ertiga MPV in the Indian market on November 21, 2018. Based on the Suzuki’s new-generation platform, the new Ertiga is bigger in size and spacious than the previous model. It is powered by a 1.5-litre petrol engine coupled to a mild-hybrid technology. This engine is capable of producing 103bhp of power and 138Nm of torque. It will retain the existing Fiat-sourced 1.3-litre DDiS diesel engine producing 89bhp and 200Nm.
Launch Date – November 21, 2018
Maruti Suzuki’s most practical tall-boy hatchback – Wagon R will receive a new-generation model in India before the end of this financial year. The new Wagon R will rival the all-new Hyundai Santro. It will be powered by the existing 1.0-litre K-Series petrol engine. Both manual and automatic versions will be on offer.
Expected Launch – February, 2019
The popular Maruti Suzuki ZEN nameplate is reportedly to make a comeback into India. However, this time the new ZEN will be introduced as a micro SUV. The company will launch a micro SUV based on the Future S Concept, which will be brand’s smallest SUV in India. It will be powered by a tried & tested 1.2-litre K-Series petrol engine or a 1.0-litre K-Series petrol. Both manual and automatic models will be on offer.
Expected Launch – October 2019
Maruti’s two popular UVs – S-Cross and Vitara Brezza – will finally receive petrol version. Both models will be powered by a 1.5-litre K-Series petrol engine that also powers the Ciaz and the upcoming Ertiga MPV. This engine is capable of producing a maximum power output of 103bhp and a peak torque of 138Nm. Transmission duties will be carried out by a 5-speed manual gearbox.
Expected Launch – 2019
Maruti’s premium hatchback, Baleno will receive a major makeover in the Indian market in early 2019. The hatchback will get refreshed exterior design and better equipped cabin. It is likely to receive an updated touchscreen infotainment system, which will be compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Mechanically, the hatchback will remain unchanged and will continue to feature the existing set of engines. The company could tweak the suspension set-up for better riding experience.
Expected Launch – April-June 2019