Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Maruti SX4 Diesel launched

Maruti is one of the leading automobile manufacturer in the Indian market and the company wants to leave a immortal mark in the luxury car segment. The most vital and immortal segment in the domestic auto market holds a share of 70 percent in the Indian car market. Maruti is trying its level best to achieve its goal, which is clearly figured out with the launch of the Diesel model of the stunning car Maruti SX4.

Maruti SX4The Diesel model has been launched on 22nd February 2011 in the domestic auto market to run on lucrative Indian roads. The wonderful sedan carries the same body but the new soul. The Maruti SX4 Diesel will comes in three variants they are Maruti SX4 Diesel VDi, Maruti SX4 Diesel ZDi and Maruti SX4 Diesel Zdi (leather upholstery). If we talks about the pricing of the car, Maruti SX4 Diesel VDi is priced at Rs 7.74 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi) and Maruti SX4 Diesel ZDi is tagged at Rs 8.62 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The A3 segment awaited Diesel variant in the sedan launched the model at the appropriate time in the Indian auto market.

Maruti SX4The new Maruti SX4 diesel is affixed with Super Turbo Ddis powerstrain which produces 90 PS power at 4000 rpm. The new sedan is all ready to offer a torque of 200 Nm at 1750 rpm which promises high speed with smooth drive especially on the city roads. The model ensures the brilliant fuel economy of 21.5 kmpl which is more than 8 percent above than other cars.

Maruti SX4
The Managing Director and CEO of Maruti Suzuki India, Mr Shinzo Nakanishi said that Maruti SX4 Diesel sedan is a very attractive offer in the upper A3 segment. The stunning model can be achieved in 0 to 100 Km in just 14.5 seconds. With so much to offer with the new variant Maruti is sure to cement its position harder in the Indian Auto Market.

Monday, February 21, 2011

Maruti WagonR LPG launched recently

Maruti is one of the leading automobile manufacturer in the Indian market and the company wants to leave a immortal mark in the luxury car segment. Maruti is trying its level best to achieve its goal, which is clearly figured out with the launch of its well known car Maruti WagonR LPG. Likewise the General Motors, Maruti is also coming up with the dual fuel Petrol-LPG which they bring in Maruti WagonR.

Maruti WagonRThe duo variant of Maruti WagonR Lxi will be priced at Rs. 4,01,165, which is 33,000 more expensive than its petrol variant. The 2011 model has been equipped with superb safety measures which cuts fuel supply in case of a laek or an accident. All the new Maruti WagonR's will be affixed with two ECU's, which will help in toggling from one option to other. There ECU works through a Controller Area Network (CAN) system will facilitate the driver to switch from one option to the other via dashboard mounted switch.

Maruti WagonR
The most corrosive form of fuel is being LPG that too specially for engine and related parts, that is important to incorporate which has been welcomed by the company. The fuel which fills the nozzle, unlike other LPG cars stick out like a sore thumb on the body, is neatly recessed into the main filler cap of the WagonR Duo. All new WagonR models will be produced an ARAI certified 4.4 KMPL on LPG and 18.4 KMPL on petrol, which is one of the highest. The best part of the car is its low cost along with the low maintenance characteristic, which is the major reason behind the incredible success of the car in the Indian Market from the last 10 years.

Maruti WagonR
The new Maruti WagonR's LPG tank is affixed in the space which otherwise would have played host to the spare tire, it is not blocking the boot area unlike Chevrolet Beat LPG. Moreover, the company manufactured the Maruti WagonR with the fold able seats option which allow ample of luggage space.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Will Maruti Kizashi steam up the market

The wonderful car which has been launched before two weeks. Now it's the time to bring you the feedback about Maruti Kizashi, the feedbacks has been came from Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai and Pune. As we all know Maruti is one of the leading automobile manufacturer in the Indian market and with the launch of this stunning model Maruti made it clear that the company wants to leave a immortal mark in the luxury car segment.

Maruti KizashiMaruti is trying its level best to achieve its goal, which is clearly figured out with the launch of its new car Maruti Kizashi. On the other hand the company has received mixed reviews for its car Maruti Kizashi. Well, it has been witnessed that people are saying that since the company stepped into the Indian market it has been known for producing economical, small and compact cars like Maruti 800 or Maruti Alto which has been liked by the people very much. Now, the company wants to change its image with its new venture Maruti Kizashi, though Maruti has the image of common man car manufacturer, people are a bit afraid in spending so much of money on the brand.

Maruti KizashiOne of the buyer added his comments in the concern that the companies who have ruled in the luxury car market not only in India but across the world like Skoda or Honda will definitely get an edge over Maruti specifically in luxury car segment. Another buyer from Delhi gave the same feedbacks on the brand. On the other face of the coin, some costumers who are the brand conscious and loyal towards their oldest brand Maruti have appreciated its efforts.

Maruti KizashiWell, the another factor which is the hindrance for Maruti Kizashi is Price, which is varies from Rs. 16.50 – 17.50 lakh for its two variants o offer, the elegant and sporty designed Maruti Kizashi has been affixed by a 2.4 litre petrol engine, namely the J24B engines. The stunning sedan has the capacity of churn out 185 bhp and 230 Nm torque. Maruti Kizashi is available in both six-speed manual and variable transmission. With all these characteristics it has been proved a perfect package to serving its costumers and has been constantly bringing something very new for them. Maruti Kizashi is looking forward to achieve the great heights in the luxury car segment.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Maruti Skoda to join hands for a new small car by 2012

Joint ventures in Indian auto market have seen performing really well evident from the Volkswagen collaboration with Maruti Suzuki India, the most popular and largest selling car manufacturer in the country, but we also have some sour exceptions like Renault and Mahindra groups, which is in a process of divorce. But concentrating on the positive area, we have Skoda India looking for a successful collaboration with Indian major Maruti Suzuki this time.

Skoda and MarutiSkoda is working seriously towards the joint venture with the Indian major to manufacture small car for the lucrative Indian auto market. The Chez major is planning this new small car to launch under its famous hatchback Skoda Fabia by next year. The big news is gaining much heat on the Indian land as the senior officials from Skoda India have shown a deep interest in the collaboration decision. The combined efforts from industries top experts- Skoda, Maruti and Volkswagen India are soon to work on a new small car for the Indian auto market. As per the top officials from Skoda, the new car will be shelved in the C segment. The expected launch of this car is in the mid of running year and it will effectively replace Skoda Octavia in domestic market.

Around the festive season company launched its much awaited SUV Skoda Yeti. And the company expressed its intention to improve its market share in Indian auto market by 10% in the B segment as against 3% earlier. As per the statements made by Thomas Kuehl, board member and director (sales

Monday, February 7, 2011

Maruti SX4 diesel to launch tomorrow.

Maruti SX4 the sedan to be launched tomorrow which is expected to be a safe bet for Maruti Suzuki India. The sedan's petrol version is already a popular car model and by launching the diesel car version it will add fuel in the intense competition. The diesel version of Maruti SX4 is an aspired car model which will be powered with 1.3 multi jet diesel engine also suffixed in the Tata Indigo Manza, Fiat Linea. Maruti SX4 diesel version is designed to weigh lighter than 70 kg to achieve excellent fuel economy and greater performance.

Maruti SX4The new sedan is expected to give ardent competition to the major rivals in Indian auto industry. In the European auto market, Maruti SX4 is powered with 1.9 litre mill fetched from Fiat the Italian auto mobile makers. While the diesel version which will be up on the Indian shores will be affixed with 1.3 Multi-jet powertrain, the same is also loaded in Maruti Swift and Maruti Swift Dzire car models matted with VGT (variable geometry Turbo).

Maruti SX4
Maruti though holds 50 per cent of the market share however, it is mainly because of its hatchback. The company will face stiff competition from the German auto mobile's Volkswagen Vento which is scoring the top position in the sedan segment. While Maruti's holds advantage in the price segment and brand name it owns. With a smart marketing strategy it is sure to achieve the same status for Maruti SX4 diesel version which it enjoys for its hatchback.

Maruti SX4Maruti SX4 diesel is expected to be launched with a price tag of Rs 6.99 lakh and it looks like a great bet for the Indian auto buyers as the price conscious buyers will have an excellent option. Maruti SX4 for January '11 registered sales of 2159 units out of 109743 total car sales and have kick started the year on a positive note. The Indian auto mobile maker recently added a new premium luxury wagon in its portfolio Maruti Kizashi. It is the company's first premium car model it can be said that the Indian auto giant is looking at entering the luxury car segment. It is for sure so much action is happening only to safeguard the Maruti Suzuki's Indian auto market share.

New cars to look forward to this year include Tata Manza Elan, Volvo S60, Nissan Sunny, Maruti Cervo, Hyundai Avante, Toyota Etios Liva and Honda Brio.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Maruti Suzuki reports a decline in its export.

Maruti Suzuki India, currently it holds more than 50 per cent market share in the domestic auto market, credit it to the growth due to which Maruti enjoys top position in Indian auto industry. However, Maruti is worried about its export graph which observed a steep decline in the overseas sales. Egypt auto market which holds three per cent of its international auto mobile sales for Maruti will be highly impacted because of the political unrest in the North African countries.

Maruti SuzukiMayank Pareek, Managing Executive Officer- Marketing and Sales at Maruti Suzuki India said that Egypt is an important auto market for the company and the political unrest will hamper the sales. Maruti Suzuki India in the last financial year shipped 1.47 lakh car models. For the Egypt auto market Maruti sells its hatchback Maruti Alto majorly. However, the Indian auto giant does not operate directly in Egypt but it has tied up with a sole distributor who is responsible for its sales.

MSI is facing issues in exports because of the decline in the demand for its car models mainly in the European auto markets. In January 2011, Maruti's exports saw a decline of 36 per cent by rolling out 9321. In January 2010 the company exported 14,562 car models. In the present financial year the total export saw a decrement by 2.9 per cent from April to January which is 1,16,636 car models when compared with same time last year which was 1,20,097 car models.
While on the home ground the picture still looks perfect, recently it rolled out its first most expensive car in India Maruti Kizashi. It will be available in two car models Maruti Kizashi MT tagged at Rs 16.5 lakh and Maruti Kizashi CVT Rs 17.5 lakh. The booking for the same is already started for Rs 50,000.

New cars to look forward to this year include Tata Manza Elan, Audi A8, Volvo S60, Nissan Sunny, Maruti Cervo, Hyundai Avante, Toyota Etios Liva and Honda Brio.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Maruti Suzuki all set to launch Maruti Kizashi in India on 2nd February

Yet another luxury sedan will soon be unveiled on February 2nd in India by the undisputed king of the Indian domestic auto car market Maruti Suzuki. Maruti Kizashi will soon hit the Indian roads, it is being speculated that the new sedan will come with a price tag of whooping 16 lakh. Earlier also Maruti tried to strengthen its grip in the luxury sedan segment by introducing Maruti Baleno but it did not achieve success.

Maruti KizashiMaruti Suzuki is now planning to increase its portfolio with the launch of Maruti Kizashi. On the other hand Maruti's yet another model Maruti SX4 has been doing pretty well. Maruti Kizashi was featured in the auto expo in January 2010 in Delhi where the car received great response from onlookers and was highly appreciated for its advanced features, looks and technology. Depending on the demand and response from the Indian buyers Maruti might think to commence the production of this splendid venture in India. But as of now Maruti Kizashi will be shipped from Japan by Suzuki as a completely built unit (CBU).

Maruti KizashiRight now there are no plans to initiate the production of this new venture in India. Consisting of 2.4 litre petrol engine which is mated with a six speed manual transmission is also capable of churning out a top power of 185 hp with the maximum torque of 230 Nm. Maruti Kizashi will come in two wheel drive version in India, however it is available in two wheel drive and four wheel drive versions in the international auto markets.

Maruti KizashiMaruti Kizasi will be competing with cars like Toyota Corolla Alt is, Honda Civic and Chevrolet Cruze who have already created a niche for themselves in the Indian auto market and have received a great response from the Indian Buyers.
Maruti Suzuki has maintained its reputation of being the ruler of the hatchback segment in India.It has manufactured various cars in the small car segments. However, it has not been lucky as far as the luxury car segment is concerned. Let's see whether Maruti will be successful in its plans this time or not.

Maruti Kizashi
New cars to look forward to this year include Tata Manza Elan, Volvo S60, Nissan Sunny, Maruti Cervo, Hyundai Avante, Toyota Etios Liva and Honda Brio.