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Maruti Suzuki Launches 2009 Grand Vitara

By Motortrend India Staff   |   02 July,2009

Maruti Suzuki has announced the release of the new edition of the high end SUV Grand Vitara. The car is upgraded with a more powerful and larger 2.4-litre petrol engine with VVT (Variable Valve Timing) technology that can deliver a power of 163.5 bhp. The new Grand Vitara 2.4 is being offered in two variants: 5-speed Manual Transmission and 4-speed Automatic Transmission.

The 2009 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.4 is loaded with exciting new features that add style and a bold look. The exquisite interior of the car features a new Multi Information Display (MID) system, a centre speaker on the dashboard, and a 6-CD changer. The MID system allows the driver to get information on the cruising range, average speed, and instantaneous fuel consumption with “low-fuel” warning. All these add up to enhanced user convenience and driving comfort. There is now a sliding centre-console armrest for added passenger comfort. The stylish new front grille and bumper give the SUV an urbane look and the 17 inch alloy wheels add dynamism.

Mr. Mayank Pareek, Executive Officer (M&S) Maruti Suzuki India Limited said, “The new version of Grand Vitara takes the three decades of Suzuki SUV heritage to the next level. Highly popular the world over, the Grand Vitara is one of the global strategic models in Suzuki Range. For all those customers, who are increasingly looking at SUVs, the Grand Vitara 2.4 offers more power and the best in class 4X4 drive at a highly competitive price.”

The Grand Vitara from Suzuki has sold over 25 Lakh units worldwide winning over 32 reputed awards across 16 countries. Leading accolades for Grand Vitara include 6 awards in U.S.A, 4 in Germany, 5 in Russia, and 3 in Australia.

The SUV is available at all Maruti Suzuki dealerships with immediate effect. The manual transmission version of Grand Vitara comes at a price of Rs 16.67 Lakh and the automatic at Rs 17.97 Lakh.

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