Maruti Suzuki forays into LCV segment

Maruti Suzuki forays into LCV segment

New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki on Wednesday announced that the sales of its first light commercial vehicle (LCV), Super Carry, will commence from August end.

The company said that the new vehicle will be initially sold in three cities — Ahmedabad (Rs 4.03 lakh), Kolkata (Rs 4.11 lakh) and Ludhiana (Rs 4.01 lakh), through dedicated channels.

According to R.S. Kalsi, Executive Director (Marketing and Sales), Maruti Suzuki, the new vehicle has been designed and developed on the basis of detailed research and understanding of customer requirements.

“It offers best of both the worlds — power and strength as well as carrying capacity. We are confident Super Carry will enhance the profitability of our customers,” Kalsi was quoted in a company statement.

“Super Carry will be initially available for sale in three cities: Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Ludhiana. It will be retailed through a dedicated ‘Commercial’ sales channel.”

The company pointed out that it has invested about Rs 300 crore towards the development of Super Carry, which will be available in diesel fuel option.

The LCV is powered by a 793 cc diesel engine which is mated to a five-speed manual transmission. The new vehicle offers a fuel efficiency of 22.07 km per litre and a maximum speed of 80 km per hour. It has a payload capacity of 740 kg.

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