Maruti Suzuki one of the leading car maker around the globe has recently announced the launch of its new model Maruti Suzuki Stingray in India it has already launched this version in Europe and Japan with this launch Suzuki has added another 1.0 liter K series Kappa engine to its stable.
This is the same engine which is doing it service in some of the leading cars of Suzuki for example Alto, Wagon R, Swift and Ritz. K series engine is known for its mileage and more power all the way keeping the emission level low.
Apart from facing competition from sibling Suzuki car the Stingray faces competition from Hyundai, Toyota and Honda car also now let’s have a first look at this masterpiece from Suzuki.
Interior Build and Design
Stingray, which is powered by a 998 cc petrol engine, is available in three variants and the company will also roll out a CNG model soon. The interiors are all-black with a piano black finish in the Stingray as opposed to the dual-tone theme on the regular Wagon R. The instrument cluster also gets a blue theme unique to the Stingray.
The stingray offers a storage space under the front passenger seat and also has Groove audio system with black lit buttons there is also a glove box compartment for driver information there is a blue theme instrument panel with MID while the outside mirror is electrical adjustable the steering is also tilt adjustable while the rear seat is 60:40 split seat.
There is also a premium upholstery seat cover while the door handles are chrome plated the instrument cluster is blue themed.
Exterior Build and Design
Coming to exterior the front under the engine has a stylish reflector grill the headlamp projector are sleek and expressive the tail lamp are chrome garnished while the wheels are gunmetal’s grey colored alloys
The car measure 3636*1475*1670mm while the wheelbase is 2400mm the front thread is 1295 and the rear is 1290mm long the ground clearance is good at 165mm while the turning radius is 4.6mm the engine as already mentioned is k series 998 cc engine while according to ARAI the mileage is 20.54 KM/L which is quiet good for petrol car.
The car is BS 4 + OBD-2 complaints whereas the max power is 68/6200 ps/rpm while the torque is 90/3500(NM/rpm) the gearshift is 5 speed manual transmission while the gross vehicle weight is 1350 KG
The safety for driver is also not overlooked with the presence of driver side airbags for optional models while other standard safety features are rear wiper, washer and defogger anti lock brake system for slippery surface while the structure is also energy absorbing for safe drive.
Though the car is quiet goods in terms of looks and technical specification there is nothing new about the car it resemble closely to Suzuki another car Wagon R but is priced slightly above wagon r so it for those people who wants to looks different from the crowd otherwise there is nothing much to boast about the car.