Suzuki Grand Vitara

2009 Maruti-Suzuki Grand Vitara

2009 Maruti-Suzuki Grand Vitara
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Maruti-Suzuki Grand Vitara

Maruti Suzuki is still searching for their first success in the luxury car segment. The general perception that Maruti cars are built to a price and offer low cost of ownership, works in favour of the manufacturer in the small car market. The company has sold over 10million cars in the country of which small cars probably account for 99% but the whole notion that Maruti builds ‘brilliant’ small cars is working against the company’s interest as far as luxury cars go. Maruti’s biggest challenge in the years to come would be to get people to part with more money to buy a Suzuki. The Grand Vitara for some time now has been the most expensive Maruti Suzuki to be sold in the country and since the launch of the current generation in 2006, the Grand Vitara despite being cheaper to the Honda CR-V and Chevrolet Captiva, hasn’t had success as the other two. With prices starting from Rs16,94,382 to Rs18,26,660 ex-showroom New Delhi, is the Vitara good enough a Maruti Suzuki to demand a premium price tag...

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These are perhaps the most unpopular cars of the Indian market

There are popular cars which help keep the sales graph positioned towards North for the auto manufacturers then there are some unpopular cars which people either forgot or does not show any interest in buying. Today we bring you 5 of the most unpopular cars which are on sale in the Indian market, but people don’t actually buy them anymore.

So without wasting more words let us get straight into the list of 5 of the most unpopular cars of India

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2016 New Delhi Auto Expo: Visitor's guide

2016 New Delhi Auto Expo: Visitor’s guide

In the season of festivities, we the petrolheads have reason to rejoice again, as in a few days 2016 edition of the Indian Auto Expo will be organized at New Delhi from 5th to 9th February, 2016. This is certainly the biggest automobile convention of Asia, organized by Society of Indian Automobile Manufactures (SIAM) jointly with the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) the 2016 edition of the prestigious biennial event will be bigger and better.

More than 65 automobile brands including Indian and international companies, are expected to showcase their exciting car models in the 13th edition of the event. Incidentally, in 2014 nearly 55 brands showcased their products at the event. Sadly, there will be few major brands missing this time. We will get to see some exciting new models, some new launches including world launches and hopefully a few concepts at the upcoming event.

The organizers are expecting more than 6 lakh footfall at the India Exposition Mart Ltd (IEML) in Greater Noida, resulting a 20% rise in the number of visitors. The total floor space for the event has been increased by 37240 square metres with six completely new air conditioned halls, alongside the already available eight halls, resulting the total floor space to around 79000 square metres.

Before you prepare yourself to visit the upcoming Auto Expo, we will give you a lowdown on the facts and frequently asked questions like – how to get there, timing of the show, which are the participating brands, which are the brands to miss, floor plan, hospitality, major launches to watch. Keep reading the article.

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2016 New Delhi Auto Expo: Important Indian cars to see

2016 New Delhi Auto Expo: Important Indian cars to see

Till now we have discussed about several auto makers who will be showcasing their products at the upcoming 2016 New Delhi Auto Expo. How can we not talk about the Indian origin auto makers, who will be present there? Well, the Indian auto makers definitely deserve a special place, which is why we choose to bring you a new article, where we will talk about Indian cars only.

Three Indian auto manufacturers; Mahindra, Maruti Suzuki and Tata Motors will showcase and launch their products at the upcoming biennial event. Mahindra being the largest Indian SUV maker will definitely showcase some of their popular products, and they might showcase some upcoming ones too. Indo-Japanese brand Maruti Suzuki is undoubtedly the most sold car brand in India. They have a fair chance to launch a few new models to expand their lineup in the country. Tata is no doubt the first global brand hailed from India. They will be the biggest attraction among the Indian auto makers at the event. The Tata Motors is all set to launch a few new models at the event.

Now, what are going to be the best showpieces at the 2016 Auto Expo from the Indian auto manufacturers, here, take a look at our brief list.

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With the first northern cold breeze blowing from north, the countdown for 2016 New Delhi Auto Expo has begun. The shiny glossy body frames, vibrant colours, automotive chit chats, new car and bike launches – overall it’s something which can turn any petrolhead’s head. Last year, we have seen several car launches in the Auto Expo. This year too several cars are expected to be launched in the Auto Expo scheduled in early February, 2016.

Almost all the big automakers present in Indian automobile industry will showcase their upcoming and existing products in the Auto Expo. Many of them will launch new cars. Approximately, more than 30 new models will be launched in the Expo. Some of the automakers will launch some very important cars in the Expo.

Here we tried to bring you a brief detail of the important cars set to be launched in the 2016 New Delhi Auto Expo.

Check the list.

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2014 Paris Motor Show: Suzuki Unveils Vitara Compact SUV

2014 Paris Motor Show: Suzuki Unveils Vitara Compact SUV

Perhaps the only place to catch a glimpse of some interesting new cars are the Motor Show’s and every other auto manufacturer brings something new infront of the people to catch the consumers and visitors attention. This year at the 2014 Paris Motor show Suzuki too took the covers of the Vitara compact SUV which is the production version of the iV-4 concept.

According to Suzuki the Vitara has evolved in every possible field be it driving, safety, environmental performances or design. This new compact SUV according to the Japanese auto manufacturer has taken its inspiration from Jimmy, Vitara and Grand Vitara. Now this modern looking urban SUV has been manufactured not only to attract the Vitara fans but also other SUV fans across the globe and Suzuki is extremely excited about their new compact SUV.

This newly unveiled compact SUV is about 4175 mm in length and 1755 mm in width while the overall height of the compact SUV is about 1610 mm, now because it has an impressive wheelbase of 2500 mm there is enough space in the interior of the SUV. Powering this new compact SUV will be a 1.6 Liter Petrol engine which will produce about 120 hp of peak power and around 158 Nm of peak torque while the 1.6 Liter diesel engine codenamed D16AA will produce the same amount of power but around 320 Nm of torque. The 1.6 liter petrol engine will be mated to a 5 speed manual transmission but it will also have an option of a 6 speed automatic transmission while the diesel engine will only be mated to a 6 speed manual transmission but it won’t get any automatic transmission. The popular Suzuki ALLGRIP all-wheel drive system will be available as an optional extra with this SUV.

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OVERVIEW 2009 Maruti-Suzuki Grand Vitara

2009 Maruti-Suzuki Grand Vitara

Maruti Suzuki is still searching for their first success in the luxury car segment. The general perception that Maruti cars are built to a price and offer low cost of ownership, works in favour of the manufacturer in the small car market. The company has sold over 10million cars in the country of which small cars probably account for 99% but the whole notion that Maruti builds ‘brilliant’ small cars is working against the company’s interest as far as luxury cars go. Maruti’s biggest challenge in the years to come would be to get people to part with more money to buy a Suzuki. The Grand Vitara for some time now has been the most expensive Maruti Suzuki to be sold in the country and since the launch of the current generation in 2006, the Grand Vitara despite being cheaper to the Honda CR-V and Chevrolet Captiva, hasn’t had success as the other two. With prices starting from Rs16,94,382 to Rs18,26,660 ex-showroom New Delhi, is the Vitara good enough a Maruti Suzuki to demand a premium price tag...

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