Maruti Suzuki has pulled the wraps off its first crossover, S-Cross, in India. S-Cross, which will compete against the likes of Renault Duster and Ford EcoSport, has been priced competitively, starting at 8.34 lakhs.
Here are the highlights from the launch event which just got concluded.
12.56 PM: S-Cross launch event ends.
12.54 PM: S-Cross TVC is being played on the screen.
S-Cross full Price List
S-Cross Sigma: 8.34 Lakh
S-Cross Delta: 9.15 Lakh
S-Cross Zeta: 9.99L Lakh
S-Cross Alpha: 10.75 Lakh
S-Cross Delta: 11.99 Lakh
S-Cross Zeta: 12.99 Lakh
S-Cross Alpha: 13.74 Lakh
12.42 PM: S-Cross price starts at Rs 8.34 lakh.
12.41 PM: Maruti's first crossover S-Cross launched in India.
12.39 PM : S-Cross takes to the centre stage.
12.30 PM: S-Cross 1.6L can accelerate to 100kmph from zero in 11.3 seconds.
12.20 PM: S-Cross is Built on an all new platform
Bold front Grille, Projector Headlamps, Aerodynamic design, silver skid plates.
Controlled instrument panel, rear seat 60:40 split
Automatic headlamp, in-built navigation system, rear camera display
Dual front air bag at the base variant, disc brakes all wheels, ABS
12.16 PM: RS Khasi and CV Raman on the stage to take us through the Nexa experience.
12.12 PM: S-Cross will be sold only through Nexa showrooms and the company plans to open over 100 showrooms in the coming months.
12.10 PM: S-Cross is tuned to offered best-in-class fuel efficiency.
12.00 PM: S-Cross, the premium crossover launch event starts.
11.57 AM: S-Cross launch event will start in a few minutes from now.
11.30 AM: Maruti's first crossover S-Cross's launch is scheduled to kickstart at 12:00pm on 5 August.
S-Cross, the latest from Maruti's stable, will compete against the likes of Renault Duster and Ford EcoSport. It has already started reaching the company's new Nexa showrooms and is expected to fall in the price range of Rs 8-11 lakh. The S-Cross will be the first model to be sold through Maruti's premium showrooms Nexa and the model will be followed by the company's upcoming premium hatchback YRA.
S-Cross Engine Specs and Mileage
The engine line-up of S-Cross will include two diesel engine options -- 200 DDiS 1.3-litre diesel motor that can churn out 89bhp of power and 200Nm of torque, and 320 DDiS 1.6-litre diesel that is tuned to pump out 118bhp and 320Nm of torque.
While the DDiS 200 engine will come paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox with an ARAI certified mileage figure of 23.65kmpl, the latter will get six-speed manual transmission and is tuned to deliver a fuel efficiency of 22.7kmpl.
S-Cross Variant and Colour Details
Maruti S-Cross will be offered in five exterior body colours - Urban Blue, Caffeine Brown, Granite Grey, Premium Silver and Pearl Arctic White and is likely to be offered in eight trims: 1.3L Sigma, 1.3L Sigma (O), 1.3L Delta, 1.3L Zeta, 1.3L Alpha, 1.6L Delta, 1.6L Zeta and 1.6L Alpha.
Maruti S-Cross measures 4,300mm in length, 1,765mm in width, and 1,590mm in height and has a ground clearance of 180mm.
Mauti S-Cross will boast of features like four power windows, tilt adjustable power steering, electrically adjustable ORVMs, TFTmulti-information display, SmartPlay infotainment system and ABS.