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Maruti Ciaz first uncamouflaged images from inside India plant

Maruti Ciaz

Maruti Ciaz is spied again, this time without a pixel of camouflage. Folks at Gaadiwaadi seemingly have managed to climb over barb wired walls of Maruti Suzuki’s Manesar plant and shoot the fleet of Ciaz sedan also from behind bushes.

Maruti CiazMaruti Ciaz has been spotted testing on road with complete camouflage since September 2013. Exactly a year after, in September 2014, the SX4 replacement is expected to launch.

Styling cues of Maruti Ciaz is inspired by Suzuki Authentics Concept showcased at 2013 Shanghai Motor show. Front fascia of Maruti Ciaz bears chrome finished grille with horizontal slats. Headlamp units look stylish, appears to be two part / dual headlight; halogen lamp for low beam and projector lamp for high. Thus far, LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) are not spotted. Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVM) have clear lens turn indicators embedded. Tail lamp units resemble that of outgoing Honda City’s. Overall appeal of the car suggests it could fall in C2 segment.

Maruti Ciaz rear 2Engine options of upcoming Maruti Ciaz sedan include same units doing duty in Maruti Ertiga MPV. 1.4 litre 1373cc K series (K14B) petrol engine producing 95 PS max. power and 130 Nm peak torque, mated to 5 speed manual transmission and 1.3 litre 1248cc DDIS diesel mill producing 90 PS max. power and 200 Nm peak torque.

Maruti Ciaz will rival with C segment sedans like Honda City, Hyundai Verna, Skoda Rapid, Volkswagen Vento, Ford Fiesta and Fiat Linea.

Also read:

Maruti S Cross to sport diesel engine only, Ciaz production begins.

Maruti Ciaz India launch in September, bookings open in a few days.


Via – Gaadiwaadi

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