New Maruti Suzuki WagonR To Offer LPG Option

03/01/2019
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The upcoming Maruti Suzuki WagonR is likely to launch on January 23 with an LPG option

India’s largest auto manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki, has announced the comeback of the LPG option to the WagonR with the introduction of the new generation model this month. “We are glad and welcome Maruti pushing the LPG variant in one of its most reliable and top-selling car models, the WagonR,” Sayash Gupta, General Director of Indian Auto LPG Coalition commented about this development. It is highly likely that the all-new WagonR will come with 1.0-litre petrol, 1.0-litre petrol CNG, 1.0-litre LPG and even a 1.2-litre gasoline engine option. The motors will retain the transmission options of the outgoing model with a 5-speed manual and 5-speed AMT gearbox.

Maruti Suzuki WagonR, Front angular look

Maruti Suzuki will bring back the LPG option on its all-new WagonR right from its launch

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According to a recent report, the company will follow the conventional variants of the new Maruti Wagon R with a pure electric variant in April 2020, thereby marking a paradigm shift to a greener mobility solution for the future automotive products. The new model is rumoured to also spawn a 7-seater version at a later stage. 

Maruti Suzuki WagonR, Left angular look

The automotive giant also revealed its plan to build a pure electric vehicle in years to come

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The design of the new-generation Maruti Suzuki WagonR has come under the light with some leaked images showing the car without any camouflage. From the looks of it, a familiar and practical appearance has been adopted for the aesthetics, while an overhauled version of the old platform has been used to keep the costs in check. On the inside, the new version of the company's popular hatchback is likely to offer a touchscreen infotainment system, driver's side airbag and anti-lock braking system as standard. The all-new Maruti WagonR will hit the showrooms on the 23rd of January at an expected starting price of Rs 4.50 Lakh (ex-showroom). At this price point, it will cost only a shade lesser than the Maruti Suzuki Ignis, which is currently positioned at Rs 4.67 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Maruti Suzuki WagonR 2019, Rear Angular Look

The forthcoming car is estimated to cost around Rs 4.5 Lakh when it's launched

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