Maruti Futuro-e Previews A Kia Seltos Rival, Launch in 2021

by Harish Kumar | 11/02/2020
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Maruti Futuro-e Concept, which was revealed at the Auto Expo 2020, previews a Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos rival that will launch in the market by 2021

Recently, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL) showcased its Futuro-e Concept at Auto Expo 2020. The futuristic SUV concept took us by surprise as since now, it was being speculated that this branding would be used to preview a Wagon R-based EV. However, what we instead have is a very stylish design study that gives us a sneak peek into a section of the company's future portfolio. 

maruti futuro-e concept front angle

Maruti took the wraps off the Futuro-e Concept at the Auto Expo 2020.

Designed in-house by Maruti Suzuki, the new SUV concept opens a new chapter in the company's design theme. Therefore, it also helps us imagine what a future Kia Seltos and Hyundai Creta-sized model from the country's largest-selling carmaker would look like. For the uninitiated, the Futuro-e is four-seater electric-powered coupe-SUV that will allow the front passenger to use a swivel feature for the seat to face the rear occupants. In fact, even the driver benefits from this feature as the concept supports autonomous driving technology.

Also Read - Upcoming Electric SUVs In India in 2020

maruti futuro-e concept side angle

Maruti Futuro-e SUV gets a unique sporty coupe-like exterior design with muscular character lines on its bodywork.

Speaking of the design, the front-end of the Maruti Futuro-e looks much sharper than that of any vehicle in the company's portfolio. It features bold fenders, a curvaceous hood and strking LED elements. Other highlights of the desing include a coupe-like roofline, a pillar-less greehouse, a steeply raking rear-end, and Y-shaped LED taillamps. On the inside, the Maruti Futuro-e has been kitted u using the minimalistic design philosophy. The colour theme of the cabin is dual-tone blue-ivory scheme, while the features highlights include wide sweeping screens that offer controls are spotted across the dashboard. The steering wheel has a futuristic layout and looks inspired from the joystick available in a spaceship.

maruti futuro-e concept rear angle

The production-spec Futuro-e could spawn a Kia Seltos and Hyundai Creta rival.

Also Read - Maruti Suzuki Cars at Auto Expo 2020

The production version of the Maruti Futuro-e will spawn out a Kia Seltos and Hyundai Creta rival that will launch in 2021. If it doesn’t stray far from the concept car, we are sure that this coupe-SUV will be a big surprise.

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