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Maruti launches new WagonR at Rs 4.19 lakh with automatic gear shift

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New Delhi: The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on today launched a new version of its hatchback WagonR priced between Rs 4.19 lakh and Rs 5.69 lakh (ex-showroom).

The new WagonR comes with a new 1.2 litre petrol engine option along with another choice of 1 litre powertrain. It also comes with an automatic gear shift variant.

The one litre manual versions are priced at Rs 4.19 lakh and Rs 4.69 lakh while the automated gear shift trim is tagged at Rs 5.16 lakh.

 

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The 1.2 litre variants are priced between Rs 4.89 lakh and Rs 5.69 lakh (all prices ex-showroom).

“I am sure, the all-new WagonR will become a preferred choice just not for families but also for young and dynamic buyers,” MSI MD and CEO Kenichi Ayukawa told reporters here.

The vehicle has been developed on the Suzuki’s fifth generation HEARTECT platform and is wider and longer than its outgoing version.

 

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As a result, the boot space has also gone up in the new model to 341 litres.

The company said, use of high tensile steel has improved the overall safety, rigidity and NVH (noise, vibration, and harshness) performance in the new offering.

The third generation WagonR comes with various safety features like driver airbag, ABS (anti-lock braking system) with EBD (electronic brakeforce distribution) and front seat belts reminder, speed alert system and rear parking sensors.

 

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The company has already received 12,000 bookings for the model.

MSI has sold around 22 lakh units of the model till date in the country.

As per the company, the new WagonR with one litre engine will deliver a fuel efficiency of 22.5 km per litre while the bigger 1.2 litre petrol powertain would return efficiency of 21.5 km per litre.

 

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Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar launches all-new BMW X5

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Mumbai: Billed as the ‘Boss of the segment’, BMW India launched the all-new BMW X5 which offers supreme sporting prowess, fresh modern design, refined interiors, driving comfort and authoritative driving attributes, here on Thursday.

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar did the honours for the new Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) in the presence of BMW Group India President Hans-Christian Baertels.

 

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“It is bigger and better, grown in all dimensions and makes a powerful statement. It’s the ‘Boss of the segment’,” remarked Baertels.

“You feel like a boss…It’s a bit of a boss even on the road, and you can take this car wherever you want,” concurred Tendulkar, when asked about his driving experience with the BMW X5.

Baertels added that the BMW’s SAV’s were established in 1999 with the BMW X5, which went onto become the best selling and most successful car in the segment.

 

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“It has become one of the most successful models. The fourth-gen, all new BMW X5 is bound to add another chapter in the success story. It has a greater blend of premium luxury performance, technology and comfort,” he said.

To be manufactured locally, the BMW X5 is available in three design schemes – Sport, xLine and M Sport – in metallic Mineral While, Phytonic Blue and Black Sapphire colours.

 

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A key feature is the enlarged one-piece hexagonal grille paired with a sculptured bonnet and short overhands, giving its iconic front an imposing appearance.

Presently, the BMW X5 xDrive30d Sport is available at Rs 72,90,000 and BMW X5 xDrive30d xLine at Rs 82,40,000, both ex-showroom, while the petrol variant BMW X5 xDrive40i AM Sport at Rs 82,40,000 will be available later this year.

 

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