Maruti Suzuki introduces the WagonR Stingray

New Delhi, 21 Aug 2013: Car market leader Maruti Suzuki introduced the new aggressive and sporty version of the WagonR, called `Stingray’ here today.

Targeting the aspirations of young India, the vehicle sports some high-end-features like expressive projector headlamps and stylish reflector grille, usually associated with premium cars, making Stingray a refreshing package. The expressive projector lamps are first-of-its-kind on a car in this class. Stingray will be available in Lxi and Vxi variants (ABS and Driver Airbag are optional in Vxi).

On the introduction, Mr Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said,“With Stingray, we carry forward our focus to make our best sellers even more attractive. The aggressively designed Stingray reinforces the fact that compact cars that are high on utility and reliability can also be premium and stylish. For the younger customers who aspire for a bold and aggressively styled car, the Stingray will be a delightful choice.”

Mr. Mayank Pareek, COO (Marketing & Sales) and Mr. Kenichi Ayukawa, MD & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited unveil the Stingray

Stylish + aggressive Exteriors: The bold and aggressive front fascia, sporty side skirting, B-pillar black-out strip and stylish rear spoiler add character to the Stingray. Enriching it further are the gunmetal grey alloy-wheels, chrome plated tail lamps and chrome back-door garnish with ‘Stingray’ embossed in it.

Premium + sophisticated Interiors: All-black ambience with premium upholstery lends richness and sophistication to the interiors of Stingray. The designers have played with the piano black finish to add a light reflecting glassy premiumness. Smart use of chrome on door handles and AC louvers adds a dash of luxury to the interiors.

The Stingray blue themed instrument cluster is all new with multi information display that shows Instant and Average fuel economy, distance to empty, etc.

The leather wrap steering wheel and steering mounted audio controls, also usually associated with premium models, are an additional attraction for buyers (VXi option).

Technologically Ahead: Stingray is powered by the highly acclaimed 998cc three-cylinder K-series engine. The K-10 engine on Stingray delivers a power of 68PS @ 6200rpm and a high torque of 90Nm @ 3500 rpm.

The Stingray will return a fuel efficiency of 20.51 kmpl of petrol (Certified as per rule 115 of CMVR1989). It is OBD-II compliant and also free from hazardous substances to enable recycling.

Colours include Midnight Blue (new), Passion Red, Glistening Grey, Superior White & Silky Silver. The introductory prices (ex-showroom Delhi) are: Stingray Lxi Rs. 409,999, Stingray Vxi Rs. 437,999 and Stingray Vxi (O) Rs. 466,999.

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