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Maruti A-Star 2012 "Spiced - Up" version launched


New Delhi, 28 January 2012: Maruti Suzuki, the leading car manufacturer in India has unveiled the revamped version of the Maruti A-Star in a  "Spiced - Up" form . The new A-star has contemporary styling, dynamic handling and ride quality, best in class turning radius, power, flat torque and superior performance

In its newest "Spiced - Up" form, A-star, sports completely revamped interiors. The dual 'grey and beige' interiors impart freshness to the offering.

Complimented by rich beige upholstery, the interiors are refreshing and new for the segment. Smart interplay of colors, imparts roominess.

Maruti Suzuki engineers reworked on the front headrests to give a roomier feeling to the interiors.

The 50:50 rear split seats have enhanced user convenience and boot space usage. In addition, useful and handy cubby holes, bottle holders have been created for passenger comfort and ease.

The dynamic and active sporty stance of the A-star is now accentuated by integrating a sporty rear spoiler.

Powered by state-of-the-art, light weight, 998cc K10B petrol engine, A-star offers fuel-efficiency car 19 kilometers per litre, as tested by ARAI, Pune. Incidentally, A-star was the first model in Maruti Suzuki stable to have the K-series engine. The engine offers power of 67ps @ 6200 rpm and torque of 90Nm @ 3500 rpm. The flat torque curve comes in handy while negotiating the stop-go city traffic conditions with ease.



As a flagship export model, A-Star has clocked cumulative sales of over 3.81 lakh units. It is one of those rare models in Maruti Suzuki stable where the international sales have by far exceeded the domestic sales numbers.

Maruti Suzuki has exported over 2.81 lakh units, primarily in the European markets as Netherlands, Italy, UK, Spain, Germany. Other markets which have appreciated the A-star for its high fuel efficiency and low emissions include Australia, and South Africa. Interestingly, A-star is exported in over 130 variants.


Maruti Suzuki A-star is one of the most awarded cars in MSIL stable; it bagged the 'Car of the year' felicitation from leading auto magazines, Topgear, Zigwheels and Autocar. It was also rated 'Most fuel efficient car', in the world by Global green challenge Australia, 2nd most environmental friendly car by VCD Germany and Total Customer Satisfaction Award in 2009-10, 2010-11.

Price

Variant LXi VXi VXi AT ZXi * ZXi (optional) (with ABS and Airbags)
Price (Rupees Ex showroom Delhi) 366,618 397,268 447,175 422,250 440,503
*New variant

Colours available

Glistening Grey * Paradise Blue Bright Red Pearl Arctic White
Pearl Caffeine Brown * Silky Silver Midnight Black
*New Colours

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