Maruti Ritz to be Placed as Premium Hatchback

The new Maruti Ritz is ready to be launched in the Indian market with its 1197cc engine. The car will be positioned at the upend end of the small car segment. "The Ritz will be yet another compact car to join the company's A2 offering that includes Alto, Zen Estilo, A-star, Wagon R and Swift. The Ritz is in advanced stage of preparation for a formal launch shortly," the company said in a statement.

The car will powered by the new K12M BSIV compliant engine. This will be the first time in India that a passenger car will be powered by the BS-IV compliant engine. It will be second aluminum engine in the Kseries and retains the technological superiority and fuel efficiency of the K10B engine which powers.

"K12M engine is another example of Maruti Suzuki's commitment to take engine technology in India to the next level," Maruti Suzuki Managing Director and CEO Shinzo Nakanishi said. The new Ritz will be also come with a 1.3 liter diesel engine.

Specs (Speculated)
Car Segment: Small Car, Premium Hatchback (B+ segment)
Fuel Type: Petrol/Diesel
Engine: 1.2L Petrol/ 1.3L Diesel
Max Power/Torque: Petrol - 85bhp/114Nm, Diesel – 75bhp/190Nm
Dimensions in mm (LxWxH): 3720x1780x1650


manan said...

This is one of the best car that Maruti is launcing in second week of may this car is coming with all new K-12 engine.The K12M is essentially a 1197cc petrol engine that is capable of putting out 85 PS of power at 6000rpm in its current state of tune. Torque figures stand at 113Nm @ 4500rpm - which should make the Ritz a sprightly performer and about the interiors Ritz also offers a center console designed to give a strong presence and easy access. It also has a host of other features like a large independent speedometer, coloured fascia, information display, comfortable seat fabric and door trim which further contribute to the interior’s young and fresh appeal.

Shiva said...

This car is launching on the 15 May 2009 and will be a G8 Hatchback..Ritz is a tallboy hatchback, positioned in the premium A2 market segment…Maruti Suzuki Ritz, adopts a contemporary European design and is positioned at the growing premium-end of the compact car market. Ritz will be the first passenger car in India to be compliant with the BS-IV emission norms, in petrol as well as diesel variants.The car is meant for the family, the Ritz has received special attention in the area of seating comfort. The rear seat has been designed for comfortable seating of 3 passengers…for more information please

rahu said...

well yes i hope trhis will be another big launch by marut..i am looking forward for the Diesal varient only and currently i have a Swift VDI and is great and the best thing i liked about this car is it's cool looks.

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