Maruti Suzuki launched the highly anticipated Ignis sub-compact crossover in India at an enthralling musical evening with Axwell on Friday (January 13) in New Delhi. The Ignis, the third model to join Nexa in India has been priced starting at Rs 4.59 lakh.
Maruti Suzuki Ignis variants, prices:
|Variants||Price (Rs)||Variants||Price (Rs)|
|Sigma||4.59 lakh||Delta||6.39 lakh|
|Delta||5.19 lakh||Zeta||6.91 lakh|
|Zeta||5.75 lakh||Alpha||7.80 lakh|
|Petrol Automatic (AGS)||Diesel Automatic (AGS)|
|Delta||5.74 lakh||Delta||6.94 lakh|
|Zeta||6.30 lakh||Zeta||7.46 lakh|
Highlights of the launch
4.40 p.m.: Maruti Suzuki Ignis launch event comes to an end. Thank you!
4.38 p.m.: That's it. Maruti presents the new Ignis to the Indian market.
4.36 p.m.: And Maruti Suzuki does it again. The Ignis is all set to rule the Indian market with a price tag starting at Rs 4.59 lakh.
4.30 p.m.: The Ignis has received over 6,000 bookings since January 1.
4.21 p.m.: The Ignis comes at a price of Rs 4.59 lakh.
4.20 p.m.: Excited? Any guesses on the pricing?
4.19 p.m.: The star of the event the Ignis takes centre stage.
4.18 p.m.: Ignis offers customisation options with roof wraps, colour options in ORVMs, spoilers, fog-lamp garnish and interior styling.
4.16 p.m.: The Ignis features dual airbags, seatbelts with pre-tensioner force limiter (PTFL) and ABS with EBD as standard fitments. It also gets ISOFIX Anchorage.
4.15 p.m.: Ignis is the first car in Maruti Suzuki portfolio to offer Android Auto feature.
4.13 p.m.: Ignis is built on a new generation rigid platform embodying Suzuki Total Effective Control Technology (TECT) for occupants' protection.
4.04 p.m.: Axel Christofer Hedfors, better known by his stage name Axwell takes the stage to present the #Ignis Electronation.
4.01 p.m.: Ignis features distinctive projector headlamps and DRLS, Smartpaly infotainment system with Applecar Play and MirrorLink connectivity.
3.56 p.m.: The Ignis launch is underway.
3.53 p.m.: The Ignis targets millennials in India.
3.50 p.m.: R.S. Kalsi, Executive Director, Sales & Marketing and C.V. Raman, Executive Director, Engineering, take over the stage.
3.48 p.m.: The Ignis comes with personalisation options.
3.47 p.m.: "With Ignis, we are further steeping up our game", says Ayukawa.
3.44 p.m.: Maruti Suzuki will introduce 15 new models in India by 2020.
3.43 p.m.: The launch of the Ignis different from others, says Ayukawa.
3.41 p.m.: Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, on stage.
3.40 p.m.: The much awaited Ignis launch event begins.
3.35 p.m.: The Ignis is Maruti's first sub-compact crossover in India.
3.28 p.m.: The launch event will begin shortly. Stay tuned.
3.23 p.m.: The stage is all set for the Ignis launch and the excitement is in the air. Do you feel it?
3.20 p.m.: Ignis has already become a hit in India even before its launch and commands a waiting period of up to three months.
3.15 p.m.: The Ignis emoji appears on the post on Twitter automatically whenever the #Ignis is used.
2.44 p.m.: On a lighter note, did you know the Ignis has its exclusive image on Twitter?
2.30 p.m.: Stay tuned! We are just an hour away from the launch of the Ignis.
1.00 p.m.: The Ignis is built on a new generation platform.
12.30 p.m.: All four variants of the Ignis are expected to come in Pearl Arctic White and Silky Silver colour shades while Uptown Red and Tinsel Blue is likely to be limited to Zeta and Delta variants.
12.01 p.m.: The Ignis will come in monotone and dualtone paint jobs.
11.25 a.m.: The Ignis is the third model from Maruti to join Nexa after the S-Cross and Baleno.
11.23 a.m.: The feature list of the Ignis will include touchscreen Smartplay infotainment system with USB and Bluetooth connectivity, steering-mounted audio controls, automatic climate control and push-button start.
11.21 a.m.: On the safety front, Maruti Suzuki is expected to offer features such as ABS with EBD and dual-front airbags as standard across all variants.
11.18 a.m.: The new offering of Maruti is expected to take on the likes of Mahindra KUV100 in the crossover segment and it will also lock horns with the front-runners in the hatchback segment.
11.15 a.m.: The Ignis will be offered in four variants - Sigma, Delta, Zeta and Alpha.
11.00 a.m.: The new compact crossover Ignis is open for bookings on Nexa website with a token amount of Rs 11,000.
10.58 a.m.: The Ignis launch event will kick off at 3.30 p.m.
It's here finally. Maruti Suzuki, the country's largest car-maker is all set to pull the wraps off its most-anticipated launch, Ignis. in India. The car, which is Maruti's first rollout of 2017, will be unveiled on Friday at a gala event in New Delhi.
The new compact crossover will be the third offering of Maruti Suzuki to join the Nexa line-up. Nexa, the premium dealership of the company, which began its journey with the premium crossover S-Cross, is expected to retail the new Ignis with a price tag of Rs 5.5 lakh.
The Ignis wears a boxy body and gets LED day-time running lights and projector headlamps. Coming in both petrol and diesel variants, the Ignis is expected to boast features like touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Andorid Auto and steering-mounted audio controls.
Under the hood, the Ignis features 1.2-litre petrol and 1.3-litre diesel mills. While the petrol engine is expected to churn out a power output of 84bhp and 115Nm, the diesel mill is expected to generate 74bhp of power and 190Nm peak torque. Both engines will be mated to a five-speed manual and there will also be an automated manual transmission (AMT) in petrol Delta and Zeta variants.
Stay tuned as we bring you updates from the Ignis launch floor.