Maruti Suzuki S-Cross to come in six colors, expected launch next month
The Suzuki SX4 S-Cross crossover is likely to be named simply as the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross in the Indian car market. Maruti Suzuki seems to have given a miss to the SX4 moniker as the SX4 sedan did not live up to the expectations. The SX4 sedan was one of the rare dull sellers from the house of India’s largest car manufacturing company.
The upcoming crossover model from Maruti Suzuki is expected to be called only as the S-Cross based on its new promotional image. If one is to believe the promotional image of the crossover model, then Maruti Suzuki will neither use the ‘A-Cross’ moniker nor it will be adding the ‘SX4′ prefix to the vehicle’s name.
In the mean time the company is bracing up to showcase the Maruti S-Cross prior to its Indian market launch at the IIFA Awards. It has been already reported that the Indo-Japanese car major is readying up for the Maruti S-Cross’s soft launch by utilizing the platform of the 2015 IIFA Awards which will be taking place on 7th of June, 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Following its Indian pre-launch showcase at the IIFA awards, which will be the major promotional campaign for the vehicle’s Indian launch, the car is expected to hit the Indian car market within the month of July, according to sources.
As per the reports of a reputed auto portal, the Maruti S-Cross will be launching in the Indian car market in 6 attractive color choices. These colors are namely, Arctic White Pearl, Cosmic Black Pearl Metallic, Bison Brown Pearl Metallic, Silky Silver Metallic, Boost Blue Pearl Metallic and Galactic Grey Metallic.
The S-Cross is already available in the international car markets and has been successfully selling there. The car will be launching in India in order to compete in the growing crossover market in the country. Post it`s Indian launch, the Maruti S-Cross will be rivaling with the likes of the Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano, Mahindra Scorpio and the upcoming Hyundai Creta.
In India, the S-Cross is expected to get its juice from the 1.4 liter K-Series petrol motor and a Fiat sourced 1.3 liter DDiS diesel mill. As per the reports, Maruti Suzuki might also power the S-Cross with a 1.6 litre oil burner.
Online reports also say that the upcoming crossover will be a feature rich vehicle and similar to the new Ciaz sedan. The car will also be featuring the company’s SmartPlay entertainment as well as navigation system. The Maruti S-Cross is expected to offer good safety features by way of dual front airbags along with ABS and EBD. The other expected features on the Maruti S-Cross include stylish 16 inch alloy wheels, bright projector headlights as well as attractive LED daytime running lights.
The crossover is expected to hit the Indian car market with a price tag of around Rs. 8 to 11 lakhs.
Source – Gaadiwaadi