Brand new Maruti Alto 800 CNG variant was burnt to crisp within hours after purchase in Pune, recently.
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Maruti Suzuki cars excluding Celerio hatchback and Ciaz sedan are offered with hefty discounts now, with a warning that ex-showroom prices may be increased next month (December 2014).
Maruti Celerio AMT demand increases despite long waiting period and it looks like Alto 800, Alto K10 and Swift facelift are getting automatic variants, not all of them would be AMT.
Maruti Alto 800 gets a limited edition variant called Maximum with extra features. Limited edition tag is not new to the Alto badge and its always been somewhat the same story on what is offered over usual bells and whistles.
Maruti is indeed working on upgrading the Alto K10 hatchback and is expected to drop a diesel engine under Celerio newbie’s hood. Previous camouflaged spy shots of Alto raised doubts if its an upgrade to K10 or newer Alto 800.
India’s largest selling car, Maruti Suzuki Alto now comes with a airbag. Price of Alto with airbag starts from INR 3.35 lakh (ex-Delhi). This means for the lone driver side airbag in Alto, you will have to shell out about INR 18,000 extra. Apart from this, Maruti is also planning to introduce a diesel powered Alto 800.