Greater Noida | Country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) will launch its smart urban compact car Ignis and premium sports hatchback Baleno RS around the festival season this year. The company today unveiled the concept Ignis and concept Baleno RS at the Delhi Auto Expo here.
Concept Ignis and concept Baleno RS are our new offerings for India. The production models of these will be launched in the festival season, Maruti Suzuki India Managing Director Kenichi Ayukawa told reporters here.
These two models will be sold at the company’s premium retail outlets under Nexa network. While the Ignis is positioned as a smart urban compact car, the Baleno RS is a sporty version of the company’s premium hatchback Baleno, which will be powered by a one litre Boosterjet direct injection turbo engine.
MSI also showcased a new generation platform that will be the base for many of the company’s future products. Ayukawa said this will be light weight, stronger and will deliver higher driving performance. Yesterday, the company had showcased its much awaited compact SUV Vitara Brezza, which will be launched in a few weeks.
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