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Maruti Suzuki to Launch New Family Car at Auto Expo

By Motortrend India Staff   |   21 December,2009

Maruti Suzuki will launch a new family car Eeco at the upcoming Auto Expo in New Delhi.

The Eeco family car will come with a 1,200cc petrol engine in the under-Rs 4 lakh segment. The car has been specifically designed for the domestic market and will comply with Bharat Stage IV emission norms.

The Eeco was under development out for the past three years and developed by a team of Maruti Suzuki engineers.

The Eeco will come with a three-row and two-row seating arrangements with seating capacities of five and seven passengers, respectively.

It has been revealed that the car will be under C segment.

Maruti Suzuki Managing Executive Officer (Engineering) said, “The new car represents the growing expertise of our engineers to conceive, design and produce vehicles here. This is also in line with parent Suzuki Motor Corporation's vision of turning India into a global hub for small car research and development.”

The 2010 Auto Expo begins early next month in the capital.

The upcoming small car from Honda will also be displayed at the Auto Expo.

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