Maruti Suzuki India Limited has recently launched the most awaited vehicle of the year, the new Alto 800 with a prices starting from Rs 2.44 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The new Alto 800 is sportier, more spacious and above all has a higher level of fuel efficiency which is at 15% more than its predecessor which will be loved by Indian buyers. Besides these, its external features, internal appearance and superior performance will appeal to the cost conscious, which will influence middle-class buyers in the country.
The company and its vendors have invested Rs.470 crores in its development, to ensure overall success of the new Alto 800. Maruti Suzuki plans to produce about eight hundred units of the Alto 800 each day from its Gurgaon plant, which is 200 units higher than the outgoing Alto (F8D). The Alto 800 possesses a 796cc engine displacement with power at 48PS at 6000rpm while peak torque is at 69 Nm at 3500 rpm. The vehicle will stand on a 2360mm wheelbase and measure 1475mm in height while ground clearance is at 160mm.
As far as exterior changes are concerned, the new Alto 800 is blessed with a completely new exterior design which is more up market and eye catchy as compared to the previous generation Alto. They include chrome grille, signature S logo, sloping roof, sturdy wheel arches and well designed tail and head lamps. Interiors will be done up in two color options of Frost Brown and Granite Grey and will have a three spoke steering wheel, an ergonomic positioned dashboard while additional led room is increased by 15mm and boot space of 177 liters.
Checkout the New Maruti Alto 800 TV Commercial, below the jump.