The all new Maruti Suzuki Celerio that is the new version of A-star whose testing are across Europe on JK Vectras that’s made by India and in RHD configuration. Yes, we are talking about the new way look of A-star that has now revealed with a new name and design at: Wind Celerio hatchback, doesn’t know what the meaning behind A: wind that Maruti want to tell.
The Maruti Celerio Price starts at Rs. 3.85-4.94 lac.
This new hatchback is spotted during testing near the Maruti factory in Gurgaon. When Celerio launched in the Indian automotive market it is possible to replace the A-Star and Zen Estilo hatchback.
The Maruti Suzuki Celerio car is 1.6 meters wide, 3.6 meter length (2.4 meter wheelbase) and 1.5 meters high. Celery has a same new grille as it is shown in the concept design car, the headlight looks great, that seems to be projectors. We expect to Maruti Suzuki that they offer standard light with the low range cost.
The body looks with increasing many aerodynamic lines, but the same overall size, that Maruti basic car Alto has, since it is debuting in 1979. The bumpers look sporty and front design air intake has also looked increased in size, it is owing to keep cooling the new 800 cc diesel engine.
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At the boot end, the tail lamp and overall design, including the styling of the rear hatch all looks familiar the Suzuki design. The tail lamp design is taken from the latest Alto 800/A-Star, but the rear indicators give more contemporary V-shape looks. At the rear design part, the bottom gets more air vents that are mostly for only diesel engine.
The all characteristic of interior design, the Suzuki trait is and parts that may find on the other model of Japanese automakers. The new Maruti Celerio interior is more spacious than the outgoing models. The very new great thing is that, this model has fitted with four – speed automatic transmission gear system and touch screen music system, but this feature is mostly for European market, and that too only in top model variant.
The test car that we spotted earlier, that the single Din music system is fitted in the dashboard, and it is also mounted with the automatic transmission thereby creating more space for two bottle holders. The Indian specification car expects to continue with the manual transmission gear box, the same way in the cabin is keeping overall design. Now the competition shift with their great specification, now let see once the car unveiled.
Engine and Variants >>
The New Celerio expects to fit with new 800 CC diesel engine that by standard of it is competitors that produced around 70 – 75 bhp and maximum torque 150-170Nm. The transmission option expects to include 5 – speed manual transmission as well as the four speed automatic transmission.
The petrol version expects to remain same 1.0 litre that able to produce 67 bhp and 90Nm of maximum torque. We expect that there are two diesel options are available in the Ldi and Zdi variants. There is also a possibility that a CNG compatible version also unveiled for Celerio.
Competition and Price >>
The Maruti Suzuki flagship Celerio is a small fighter and kept just above the Alto 800 class, it competes with Chevrolet Beat, Hyundai Santro Xing, Nissan Micra Active and Tata Indica V2. We expect the price 10,000 to 20,000 more than the current car price. It is possible to unveil in upcoming Auto Expo 2014. The same model is going on sale in Europe.