Maruti Suzuki being India’s largest passenger car maker has got approval from the Board to manufacture LCV (Light Commercial Vehicle) in India. Senior Maruti Suzuki Executives got this approval from the Maruti Suzuki Board in a meeting held at Malaysia last week. After having a major success in the passenger cars, Maruti Suzuki is now set to manufacture LCV codenamed Y9T.
Maruti is expected to manufacture Y9T in the upcoming new factory located in India’s western port state of Gujarat. More over the company is working on a range of LCVs, which are being manufactured at the India research and development centre. The company is also planning to develop range of diesel engines for its passenger cars and LCVs with diesel engines being sourced from the Italian car maker “Fiat”. Maruti Y9T is expected to aim on its rival Tata Ace and Mahindra Maxximo which are one of the best LCVs in the country.
Coming to the technical specifications, Maruti Suzuki Y9T is expected to be powered with a two-cylinder 800cc engine as per the information given by the person close to development. The company is also expected to include a 1.2-litre three-cylinder engine and 1.4-litre four-cylinder engine.
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Source – TheEconomicTimes