Maruti Suzuki Celerio hatchback, launched at 2014 Auto Expo seems to have gained the instant attention of Indian buyers. It is now revealed that the manufacturer has received about 20,000 bookings for the Celerio in the first 20 days of launch.
Maruti Suzuki has pulled both A Star and Estilo off the shelves and brought in the A Star successor, Celerio in its place. A Star and Estilo, both slow selling models have been finally discontinued as has been officially announced by MSIL.
Launched at the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo, Maruti Celerio is India’s first car to be offered with an Automatic Manual Transmission or simply, AMT. In the two weeks since launch, Maruti has garnered over 14,000 bookings for their new small hatchback, Celerio. Of which, more than 7,700 units are for the AMT variant!
After a rather quiet 2013, Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) stepped up the heat in the compact car segment with the new Celerio launched at 2014 Auto Expo. Aimed squarely at Indian auto sector, Celerio is being offered both with manual and automatic transmissions.
Maruti Suzuki India Limited compact Celerio is here, and yes, its auto gear shift is meant to dazzle you. Fuel efficiency is the same for the manual transmission, and Auto Gear Shift with a fancy name, or not, EZ Drive, looks to redefine car driving experience on Indian roads.
Maruti Suzuki Celerio launched at the 2014 Auto Expo in Greater Noida will come in at a base price of INR 3.90 lakhs. Boasting of spacious interiors, excellent cabin quality and outstanding features, the new Celerio will be the first model to come in with automated manual transmission in India.
Maruti Suzuki India launched the Celerio hatchback for a starting price of Rs 3.90 lakh, for the base LXi variant. A total of six variants are on offer, 4 with manual transmission, and two with AMT EZ Drive system. The EZ Drive variant is available in LXi and VXi trim, price starts from Rs 4.29 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom, New Delhi.
Maruti Celerio is scheduled to be launched at the 2014 Auto Expo tomorrow. But before that, official brochure scans have leaked online. According to this, Celerio will be available in four trims – LXi, VXi, ZXi and ZXi Option.
A new variant of Tata Nano is currently being tested on the NH4. We recently managed to catch one, just outside of Pune. This new Nano variant, is expected to be powered by a 1.0l petrol three cylinder engine. Apart from this, it is also expected to feature an AMT – Automated Manual Gearbox, along with manual transmission as option. The new Nano variant, called Nano Plus, could be introduced at the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo next week.